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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):

  • 101 Squadron reformed at Brize Norton on 1 May 1984, it previously operated the Avro Vulcan and participated in the Operation Black Buck missions of the Falklands War.
  • 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.
  • Brize Norton is already a major airbase for the RAF's transport fleet.
  • By 1950 the USAF Strategic Air Command was based at RAF Lakenheath, RAF Marham, and RAF Sculthorpe.
  • By the 1950s Cold War tension was escalating and the United States envisaged stationing nuclear bombers in the United Kingdom as a deterrent to Soviet aggression.
  • The closest airport to RAF Brize Norton (BZZ) is RAF Fairford (FFD), which is located only 10 miles (16 kilometers) WSW of BZZ.
  • On 12 August 2006, campaigners restricted access at the main entrance for several hours in a protest against British policy in the Middle East.

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 View satellite image of RAF Fairford 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 View satellite image of Oxford Airport 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 View satellite image of RAF Benson 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 View satellite image of RAF Lyneham 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 View satellite image of RAF High Wycombe 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 View satellite image of Milton Keynes Airport 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 View satellite image of Blackbushe Airport 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 View satellite image of Coventry Airport 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 View satellite image of RAF Odiham 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 View satellite image of Lasham Airfield 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 View satellite image of Bristol Filton Airport 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 View satellite image of Farnborough Airport 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 View satellite image of Birmingham Airport 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 View satellite image of Sywell Aerodrome 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 View satellite image of London Heathrow Airport 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 View satellite image of Dunedin International Airport 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 View satellite image of Ryan's Creek Aerodrome 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 View satellite image of Oamaru Airport 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 View satellite image of Invercargill Airport 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 View satellite image of Chatham Islands 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 View satellite image of Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) 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 View satellite image of Alexandra Aerodrome 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 View satellite image of Ashburton Aerodrome 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 View satellite image of Christchurch International Airport 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 View satellite image of Queenstown Airport 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 View satellite image of Wanaka Airport 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 View satellite image of Glentanner Aerodrome 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 View satellite image of Mount Cook Airport 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 View satellite image of Kaikoura Aerodrome 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 View satellite image of Milford Sound Airport Set MFN as destination Airport Get more information about Milford Sound Airport