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CAX Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: CAX / EGNC
Airport Name: Carlisle Lake District Airport
Location: Carlisle, England, United Kingdom
GPS Coordinates: 54°56'15"N by 2°48'33"W
Operator/Owner: Stobart Airports Ltd
Airport Type: Private
Elevation: 190 feet (58 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Carlisle Lake District Airport (CAX):

  • Because of Carlisle Lake District Airport's relatively low elevation of 190 feet, planes can take off or land at Carlisle Lake District 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 Carlisle Lake District Airport (CAX) is Newcastle Airport (NCL), which is located 45 miles (72 kilometers) E of CAX.
  • The airport is also home to the Solway Aviation Museum.
  • The furthest airport from Carlisle Lake District Airport (CAX) is Ryan's Creek Aerodrome (SZS), which is located 11,756 miles (18,919 kilometers) away in Stewart Island, New Zealand.
  • Carlisle Lake District Airport (CAX) has 2 runways.
  • Originally housing No.59 Operational Training Unit the station provided day training for Hawker Hurricane pilots, which was replaced by OTU17 Group Coastal Command in August 1942 for training long-range fighter crews on Bristol Beaufort and Bristol Beaufighter conversion squadrons, as well as air firing and night flying.
  • Planning permission was granted in December 2008 for the Carlisle Lake District Airport expansion and other developments, including a resurfaced runway and new terminal, a major transport and distribution facility for Eddie Stobart Ltd, along with a joint headquarters building.

Map of Nearest Airports from Carlisle Lake District Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Carlisle Lake District Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
144.92 miles (72.29 km) ENewcastle Airport (NCL)Newcastle upon Tyne, United KingdomView Newcastle Airport on a map View satellite image of Newcastle Airport Set NCL as destination Airport Get more information about Newcastle Airport
258.83 miles (94.68 km) SSWBarrow/Walney Island Airport (BWF)Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England, United KingdomView Barrow/Walney Island Airport on a map View satellite image of Barrow/Walney Island Airport Set BWF as destination Airport Get more information about Barrow/Walney Island Airport
362.50 miles (100.59 km) ESEDurham Tees Valley Airport (MME)Teesside, England, United KingdomView Durham Tees Valley Airport on a map View satellite image of Durham Tees Valley Airport Set MME as destination Airport Get more information about Durham Tees Valley Airport
473.36 miles (118.06 km) NNWEdinburgh 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
580.69 miles (129.86 km) WNWGlasgow-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
681.03 miles (130.41 km) SBlackpool International Airport (BLK)Blackpool, England, United KingdomView Blackpool International Airport on a map View satellite image of Blackpool International Airport Set BLK as destination Airport Get more information about Blackpool International Airport
782.45 miles (132.69 km) SWarton Aerodrome (WRT)Warton, Lancashire, England, United KingdomView Warton Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Warton Aerodrome Set WRT as destination Airport Get more information about Warton Aerodrome
887.25 miles (140.41 km) SSELeeds Bradford International Airport (LBA)Leeds / Bradford, West Yorkshire, England, United KingdomView Leeds Bradford International Airport on a map View satellite image of Leeds Bradford International Airport Set LBA as destination Airport Get more information about Leeds Bradford International Airport
990.70 miles (145.96 km) NWGlasgow 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
1093.69 miles (150.78 km) SWIsle 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
1199.21 miles (159.67 km) NRAF Leuchars (ADX)St Andrews, Scotland, United KingdomView RAF Leuchars on a map View satellite image of RAF Leuchars Set ADX as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Leuchars
12105.02 miles (169.01 km) NDundee Airport (DND)Dundee, Scotland, United KingdomView Dundee Airport on a map View satellite image of Dundee Airport Set DND as destination Airport Get more information about Dundee Airport
13106.19 miles (170.90 km) NNWPerth 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
14110.83 miles (178.36 km) SLiverpool John Lennon Airport (LPL)Liverpool, England, United KingdomView Liverpool John Lennon Airport on a map View satellite image of Liverpool John Lennon Airport Set LPL as destination Airport Get more information about Liverpool John Lennon Airport
15111.53 miles (179.49 km) SSEManchester Airport (MAN)Manchester, United KingdomView Manchester Airport on a map View satellite image of Manchester Airport Set MAN as destination Airport Get more information about Manchester Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Carlisle Lake District Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Carlisle Lake District Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,755.96 miles (18,919.34 km) SERyan'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
211,743.20 miles (18,898.80 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
311,732.26 miles (18,881.20 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
411,697.18 miles (18,824.75 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
511,681.75 miles (18,799.90 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
611,656.77 miles (18,759.70 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
711,655.69 miles (18,757.97 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)
811,648.33 miles (18,746.13 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
911,637.39 miles (18,728.51 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
1011,618.81 miles (18,698.61 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
1111,617.58 miles (18,696.63 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
1211,617.40 miles (18,696.35 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
1311,612.19 miles (18,687.97 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
1411,603.23 miles (18,673.54 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
1511,581.45 miles (18,638.49 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