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CAL Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: CAL / EGEC
Airport Names:
  1. Campbeltown Airport
  2. Port-adhair Cheann Loch Chille Chiarain
  3. RAF Machrihanish
  4. MoD Machrihanish
Location: Campbeltown, Scotland, United Kingdom
GPS Coordinates: 55°26'15"N by 5°41'17"W
Area Served: Campbeltown
Operator/Owner: Ministry of Defence
Airport Type: Military/Public
Elevation: 42 feet (13 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Campbeltown Airport (CAL):

  • Campbeltown Airport is located at Machrihanish, 3 nautical miles west of Campbeltown, near the tip of the Kintyre peninsula in Argyll and Bute on the west coast of Scotland.
  • Campbeltown Airport handled 9,181 passengers last year.
  • Because of Campbeltown Airport's relatively low elevation of 42 feet, planes can take off or land at Campbeltown Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • The closest airport to Campbeltown Airport (CAL) is Islay Airport (ILY), which is located 28 miles (45 kilometers) NW of CAL.
  • The furthest airport from Campbeltown Airport (CAL) is Ryan's Creek Aerodrome (SZS), which is located 11,789 miles (18,973 kilometers) away in Stewart Island, New Zealand.
  • Campbeltown Aerodrome has a CAA Ordinary Licence that allows flights for the public transport of passengers or for flying instruction as authorised by the licensee
  • The airport was formerly known as RAF Machrihanish and hosted squadrons of the Royal Air Force and other NATO air forces as well as the United States Marine Corps.
  • In addition to being known as "Campbeltown Airport", other names for CAL include "Port-adhair Cheann Loch Chille Chiarain", "RAF Machrihanish" and "MoD Machrihanish".
  • Campbeltown Airport (CAL) currently has only 1 runway.
  • At 3,049 m, the original runway 11/29 at Campbeltown Airport is the longest of any public airport in Scotland.

Map of Nearest Airports from Campbeltown Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Campbeltown Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
128.06 miles (45.16 km) NWIslay Airport (ILY)Islay, Scotland, United KingdomView Islay Airport on a map View satellite image of Islay Airport Set ILY as destination Airport Get more information about Islay Airport
243.11 miles (69.39 km) EGlasgow-Prestwick Airport (PIK)Prestwick (near Glasgow), Scotland, United KingdomView Glasgow-Prestwick Airport on a map View satellite image of Glasgow-Prestwick Airport Set PIK as destination Airport Get more information about Glasgow-Prestwick Airport
347.97 miles (77.20 km) NNWColonsay Airport (CSA)Colonsay, Inner Hebrides, Scotland, United KingdomView Colonsay Airport on a map View satellite image of Colonsay Airport Set CSA as destination Airport Get more information about Colonsay Airport
457.09 miles (91.87 km) SGeorge Best Belfast City Airport (BHD)Belfast, Northern Ireland, United KingdomView George Best Belfast City Airport on a map View satellite image of George Best Belfast City Airport Set BHD as destination Airport Get more information about George Best Belfast City Airport
557.39 miles (92.37 km) ENEGlasgow International Airport (GLA)Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomView Glasgow International Airport on a map View satellite image of Glasgow International Airport Set GLA as destination Airport Get more information about Glasgow International Airport
657.80 miles (93.02 km) SSWBelfast International Airport (BFS)Belfast, Northern Ireland, United KingdomView Belfast International Airport on a map View satellite image of Belfast International Airport Set BFS as destination Airport Get more information about Belfast International Airport
764.14 miles (103.23 km) WSWCity of Derry Airport (LDY)Derry, Northern Ireland, United KingdomView City of Derry Airport on a map View satellite image of City of Derry Airport Set LDY as destination Airport Get more information about City of Derry Airport
886.41 miles (139.06 km) NNWTiree Airport (TRE)Tiree, Scotland, United KingdomView Tiree Airport on a map View satellite image of Tiree Airport Set TRE as destination Airport Get more information about Tiree Airport
988.10 miles (141.78 km) NNWColl Island Airport (COL)Coll, Scotland, United KingdomView Coll Island Airport on a map View satellite image of Coll Island Airport Set COL as destination Airport Get more information about Coll Island Airport
1096.87 miles (155.90 km) ENEEdinburgh Airport (EDI)Edinburgh, United KingdomView Edinburgh Airport on a map View satellite image of Edinburgh Airport Set EDI as destination Airport Get more information about Edinburgh Airport
11102.74 miles (165.34 km) SSEIsle of Man Airport (IOM)Ronaldsway, Isle of Man, United KingdomView Isle of Man Airport on a map View satellite image of Isle of Man Airport Set IOM as destination Airport Get more information about Isle of Man Airport
12105.99 miles (170.57 km) SWEnniskillen/St Angelo Airport (ENK)Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, United KingdomView Enniskillen/St Angelo Airport on a map View satellite image of Enniskillen/St Angelo Airport Set ENK as destination Airport Get more information about Enniskillen/St Angelo Airport
13107.98 miles (173.77 km) WSWDonegal Airport (CFN)Carrickfinn, IrelandView Donegal Airport on a map View satellite image of Donegal Airport Set CFN as destination Airport Get more information about Donegal Airport
14113.25 miles (182.26 km) NEPerth Airport (PSL)Perth, Scotland, United KingdomView Perth Airport on a map View satellite image of Perth Airport Set PSL as destination Airport Get more information about Perth Airport
15118.69 miles (191.01 km) ESECarlisle Lake District Airport (CAX)Carlisle, England, United KingdomView Carlisle Lake District Airport on a map View satellite image of Carlisle Lake District Airport Set CAX as destination Airport Get more information about Carlisle Lake District Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Campbeltown Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Campbeltown Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,789.05 miles (18,972.59 km) SSERyan'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
211,761.30 miles (18,927.92 km) SSEInvercargill 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
311,755.83 miles (18,919.13 km) SSEDunedin 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
411,699.80 miles (18,828.95 km) SSEOamaru 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
511,697.91 miles (18,825.91 km) SSEAlexandra 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
611,676.72 miles (18,791.81 km) SSEQueenstown 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
711,663.65 miles (18,770.78 km) SSEWanaka 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
811,655.48 miles (18,757.63 km) SSERichard 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)
911,641.71 miles (18,735.48 km) SSEMilford 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
1011,632.10 miles (18,720.01 km) SAshburton 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
1111,618.81 miles (18,698.61 km) SSEGlentanner 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
1211,609.42 miles (18,683.50 km) SSEMount 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
1311,607.48 miles (18,680.38 km) SChristchurch 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
1411,587.63 miles (18,648.43 km) SSEFox Glacier Aerodrome (FGL)Fox Glacier, New ZealandView Fox Glacier Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Fox Glacier Aerodrome Set FGL as destination Airport Get more information about Fox Glacier Aerodrome
1511,545.13 miles (18,580.03 km) SHokitika Airport (HKK)Hokitika, New ZealandView Hokitika Airport on a map View satellite image of Hokitika Airport Set HKK as destination Airport Get more information about Hokitika Airport