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BZZ Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: BZZ / EGVN
Airport Name: RAF Brize Norton
Location: Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom
GPS Coordinates: 51°45'0"N by 1°35'0"W
Operator/Owner: Ministry of Defence
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Facts about RAF Brize Norton (BZZ):

  • To accommodate this expansion, a major infrastructure redevelopment, "Programme Future Brize" was established in 2009.
  • The station is home to the Administrative Wing, Airport of Embarkation Wing, Depth Support Wing, Forward Support Wing and Operations Wing.
  • The furthest airport from RAF Brize Norton (BZZ) is Dunedin International Airport (DUD), which is located 11,888 miles (19,132 kilometers) away in Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand.
  • The closest airport to RAF Brize Norton (BZZ) is RAF Fairford (FFD), which is located only 10 miles (16 kilometers) WSW of BZZ.
  • A peace camp was held at the station from 21 to 25 April 2005, along with a demonstration in nearby Carterton.
  • During the 2003 Iraq War four anti-war protesters managed to access the main runway in an attempt to prevent aircraft taking off.
  • In 1970 two squadrons 99 Squadron and 511 Squadron operating the Bristol Britannia moved from RAF Lyneham.

Map of Nearest Airports from RAF Brize Norton:

List of Nearest Airports from RAF Brize Norton:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
110.00 miles (16.09 km) WSWRAF Fairford (FFD)Fairford, England, United KingdomView RAF Fairford on a map Set FFD as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Fairford
212.77 miles (20.55 km) ENEOxford Airport (OXF)Oxford, England, United KingdomView Oxford Airport on a map Set OXF as destination Airport Get more information about Oxford Airport
322.84 miles (36.76 km) ESERAF Benson (BEX)Benson, Oxfordshire, England, United KingdomView RAF Benson on a map Set BEX as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Benson
424.39 miles (39.25 km) SWRAF Lyneham (LYE)Wiltshire, England, United KingdomView RAF Lyneham on a map Set LYE as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Lyneham
533.80 miles (54.39 km) ERAF High Wycombe (HYC)High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England, United KingdomView RAF High Wycombe on a map Set HYC as destination Airport Get more information about RAF High Wycombe
640.43 miles (65.07 km) ENEMilton Keynes Airport (KYN)Milton Keynes, England, United KingdomView Milton Keynes Airport on a map Set KYN as destination Airport Get more information about Milton Keynes Airport
743.22 miles (69.55 km) SEBlackbushe Airport (BBS)Yateley, Hampshire, England, United KingdomView Blackbushe Airport on a map Set BBS as destination Airport Get more information about Blackbushe Airport
843.24 miles (69.58 km) NCoventry Airport (CVT)Coventry, West Midlands, England, United KingdomView Coventry Airport on a map Set CVT as destination Airport Get more information about Coventry Airport
945.06 miles (72.51 km) SERAF Odiham (ODH)Odiham, United KingdomView RAF Odiham on a map Set ODH as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Odiham
1045.52 miles (73.26 km) SSELasham Airfield (QLA)Lasham, England, United KingdomView Lasham Airfield on a map Set QLA as destination Airport Get more information about Lasham Airfield
1146.15 miles (74.27 km) WSWBristol Filton Airport (FZO)Filton, Bristol, United KingdomView Bristol Filton Airport on a map Set FZO as destination Airport Get more information about Bristol Filton Airport
1247.72 miles (76.80 km) SEFarnborough Airport (FAB)Farnborough, United KingdomView Farnborough Airport on a map Set FAB as destination Airport Get more information about Farnborough Airport
1349.13 miles (79.07 km) NBirmingham Airport (BHX)Birmingham, England, United KingdomView Birmingham Airport on a map Set BHX as destination Airport Get more information about Birmingham Airport
1451.07 miles (82.19 km) NESywell Aerodrome (ORM)Northampton / Peterborough, United KingdomView Sywell Aerodrome on a map Set ORM as destination Airport Get more information about Sywell Aerodrome
1551.70 miles (83.20 km) ESELondon Heathrow Airport (LHR)London, England, United KingdomView London Heathrow Airport on a map Set LHR as destination Airport Get more information about London Heathrow Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from RAF Brize Norton:

List of Furthest Airports from RAF Brize Norton:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,888.39 miles (19,132.46 km) SEDunedin International Airport (DUD)Dunedin, Otago, New ZealandView Dunedin International Airport on a map Set DUD as destination Airport Get more information about Dunedin International Airport
211,864.89 miles (19,094.64 km) ESERyan's Creek Aerodrome (SZS)Stewart Island, New ZealandView Ryan's Creek Aerodrome on a map Set SZS as destination Airport Get more information about Ryan's Creek Aerodrome
311,860.51 miles (19,087.59 km) SEOamaru Airport (OAM)Oamaru, North Otago, New ZealandView Oamaru Airport on a map Set OAM as destination Airport Get more information about Oamaru Airport
411,850.26 miles (19,071.10 km) SEInvercargill Airport (IVC)Invercargill, New ZealandView Invercargill Airport on a map Set IVC as destination Airport Get more information about Invercargill Airport
511,839.16 miles (19,053.23 km) SSWChatham Islands (CHT)Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New ZealandView Chatham Islands on a map Set CHT as destination Airport Get more information about Chatham Islands
611,824.94 miles (19,030.35 km) SERichard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) (TIU)Timaru, New ZealandView Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) on a map Set TIU as destination Airport Get more information about Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport)
711,824.82 miles (19,030.15 km) SEAlexandra Aerodrome (ALR)Alexandra, New ZealandView Alexandra Aerodrome on a map Set ALR as destination Airport Get more information about Alexandra Aerodrome
811,814.32 miles (19,013.26 km) SSEAshburton Aerodrome (ASG)Ashburton, New ZealandView Ashburton Aerodrome on a map Set ASG as destination Airport Get more information about Ashburton Aerodrome
911,804.17 miles (18,996.93 km) SSEChristchurch International Airport (CHC)Christchurch, New ZealandView Christchurch International Airport on a map Set CHC as destination Airport Get more information about Christchurch International Airport
1011,794.94 miles (18,982.07 km) SEQueenstown Airport (ZQN)Queenstown, New ZealandView Queenstown Airport on a map Set ZQN as destination Airport Get more information about Queenstown Airport
1111,794.46 miles (18,981.30 km) SEWanaka Airport (WKA)Wanaka, New ZealandView Wanaka Airport on a map Set WKA as destination Airport Get more information about Wanaka Airport
1211,773.27 miles (18,947.20 km) SEGlentanner Aerodrome (GTN)Mount Cook, New ZealandView Glentanner Aerodrome on a map Set GTN as destination Airport Get more information about Glentanner Aerodrome
1311,765.29 miles (18,934.35 km) SEMount Cook Airport (MON)Mount Cook, New ZealandView Mount Cook Airport on a map Set MON as destination Airport Get more information about Mount Cook Airport
1411,754.24 miles (18,916.57 km) SSEKaikoura Aerodrome (KBZ)Kaikoura, New ZealandView Kaikoura Aerodrome on a map Set KBZ as destination Airport Get more information about Kaikoura Aerodrome
1511,750.72 miles (18,910.90 km) SEMilford Sound Airport (MFN)Milford Sound, New ZealandView Milford Sound Airport on a map Set MFN as destination Airport Get more information about Milford Sound Airport