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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):

  • In 1997, the council agreed to extend the runway to allow Boeing 737's to land into a new air-cargo hub, but the proposal collapsed.
  • 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.
  • The closest airport to Carlisle Lake District Airport (CAX) is Newcastle Airport (NCL), which is located 45 miles (72 kilometers) E of CAX.
  • Carlisle has a CAA Public Use Aerodrome Licence that allows flights for the public transport of passengers or for flying instruction, up to a maximum takeoff weight authorised of 12.5 tonnes.
  • 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.
  • Carlisle Lake District Airport (CAX) has 2 runways.
  • In October 2009 Andy Judge took over as airport manager.

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Set FGL as destination Airport Get more information about Fox Glacier Aerodrome