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CBR Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: CBR / YSCB
Airport Names:
  1. Canberra Airport
  2. Canberra International Airport
Location: Canberra, Australia
GPS Coordinates: 35°18'24"S by 149°11'41"E
Area Served: Canberra
Operator/Owner: Capital Airport Group Pty Ltd
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 1,886 feet (575 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Canberra Airport (CBR):

  • The Federal Transport Minister Anthony Albanese rejected Canberra International Airport's draft master plan in November 2008, on the grounds that it did not provide enough detail on the proposal to develop the airport into a freight hub.
  • In November 2012, a national petition was started by 10-year-old Eve Cogan to name the new extensions after David Warren, inventor of the blackbox.
  • In 2002 and 2007 Canberra Airport won the Australian Airports Capital City Airport of the Year Award.
  • Canberra Airport handled 3,206,103 passengers last year.
  • In addition to being known as "Canberra Airport", another name for CBR is "Canberra International Airport".
  • Canberra Airport (CBR) has 2 runways.
  • The lease to the site was sold to Canberra International Airport Pty Ltd in 1998, and the RAAF area was sub-leased back to the Department of Defence.
  • Approach and departure corridors lie over largely rural and industrial areas, although the instrument approach path passes near the New South Wales suburb of Jerrabomberra, the city of Queanbeyan, and the Royal Australian Navy base, HMAS Harman, which has some barracks and housing.
  • The former Common User Terminal was located on the far eastern side of the building.
  • The closest airport to Canberra Airport (CBR) is Goulburn Airport (GUL), which is located 46 miles (74 kilometers) NE of CBR.
  • Brindabella Airlines has its head office on the airport property.
  • The airport was built up from an old airstrip that was first laid down in the 1920s, not long after the National Capital site was decided.
  • The furthest airport from Canberra Airport (CBR) is Horta International Airport (HOR), which is nearly antipodal to Canberra Airport (meaning Canberra Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Horta International Airport), and is located 12,187 miles (19,612 kilometers) away in Horta, Azores, Portugal.

Map of Nearest Airports from Canberra Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Canberra Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
145.77 miles (73.66 km) NEGoulburn Airport (GUL)Goulburn, New South Wales, AustraliaView Goulburn Airport on a map Set GUL as destination Airport Get more information about Goulburn Airport
267.17 miles (108.09 km) SEMoruya Airport (MYA)Moruya, New South Wales, AustraliaView Moruya Airport on a map Set MYA as destination Airport Get more information about Moruya Airport
380.83 miles (130.09 km) NWCootamundra Airport (CMD)Cootamundra, New South Wales, AustraliaView Cootamundra Airport on a map Set CMD as destination Airport Get more information about Cootamundra Airport
495.06 miles (152.98 km) SWCorryong Airport (CYG)Corryong, Victoria, AustraliaView Corryong Airport on a map Set CYG as destination Airport Get more information about Corryong Airport
598.04 miles (157.78 km) WWagga Wagga Airport (WGA)Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, AustraliaView Wagga Wagga Airport on a map Set WGA as destination Airport Get more information about Wagga Wagga Airport
6103.94 miles (167.27 km) ENEIllawarra Regional Airport (WOL)Shellharbour, Wollongong, New South Wales, AustraliaView Illawarra Regional Airport on a map Set WOL as destination Airport Get more information about Illawarra Regional Airport
7117.48 miles (189.06 km) SSEMerimbula Airport (MIM)Merimbula, New South Wales, AustraliaView Merimbula Airport on a map Set MIM as destination Airport Get more information about Merimbula Airport
8121.85 miles (196.09 km) NECamden Aerodrome (CDU)Camden, New South Wales, AustraliaView Camden Aerodrome on a map Set CDU as destination Airport Get more information about Camden Aerodrome
9133.63 miles (215.05 km) NNEBathurst Airport (BHS)Bathurst, New South Wales, AustraliaView Bathurst Airport on a map Set BHS as destination Airport Get more information about Bathurst Airport
10136.09 miles (219.02 km) WSWAlbury Airport (ABX)Albury, New South Wales, AustraliaView Albury Airport on a map Set ABX as destination Airport Get more information about Albury Airport
11139.69 miles (224.81 km) NEBankstown Airport (BWU)Bankstown (near Sydney), New South Wales, AustraliaView Bankstown Airport on a map Set BWU as destination Airport Get more information about Bankstown Airport
12146.76 miles (236.19 km) NESydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport (SYD)Mascot (near Sydney), AustraliaView Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport on a map Set SYD as destination Airport Get more information about Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport
13148.11 miles (238.36 km) NWWest Wyalong Airport (WWY)West Wyalong, New South Wales, AustraliaView West Wyalong Airport on a map Set WWY as destination Airport Get more information about West Wyalong Airport
14152.32 miles (245.13 km) NNWForbes Airport (FRB)Forbes, New South Wales, AustraliaView Forbes Airport on a map Set FRB as destination Airport Get more information about Forbes Airport
15158.84 miles (255.63 km) SWMount Hotham Airport (MHU)Mount Hotham, Victoria, AustraliaView Mount Hotham Airport on a map Set MHU as destination Airport Get more information about Mount Hotham Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Canberra Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Canberra Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,186.62 miles (19,612.42 km) NNWHorta International Airport (HOR)Horta, Azores, PortugalView Horta International Airport on a map Set HOR as destination Airport Get more information about Horta International Airport
212,177.23 miles (19,597.31 km) NNWPico Airport (PIX)Pico Island, Azores, PortugalView Pico Airport on a map Set PIX as destination Airport Get more information about Pico Airport
312,149.42 miles (19,552.55 km) NFlores Airport (FLW)Flores Island, Azores, PortugalView Flores Airport on a map Set FLW as destination Airport Get more information about Flores Airport
412,134.81 miles (19,529.04 km) NCorvo Airport (CVU)Corvo Island, Azores, PortugalView Corvo Airport on a map Set CVU as destination Airport Get more information about Corvo Airport
512,133.92 miles (19,527.60 km) NNWGraciosa Airport (GRW)Graciosa Island, Azores, PortugalView Graciosa Airport on a map Set GRW as destination Airport Get more information about Graciosa Airport
612,122.29 miles (19,508.89 km) NWLajes Air Base (TER)Lajes, Azores, PortugalView Lajes Air Base on a map Set TER as destination Airport Get more information about Lajes Air Base
712,107.15 miles (19,484.52 km) WNWJoão Paulo II Airport (PDL)Ponta Delgada, Azores, PortugalView João Paulo II Airport on a map Set PDL as destination Airport Get more information about João Paulo II Airport
812,102.07 miles (19,476.35 km) WNWSanta Maria Airport (SMA)Santa Maria, PortugalView Santa Maria Airport on a map Set SMA as destination Airport Get more information about Santa Maria Airport
911,614.07 miles (18,690.99 km) WMadeira Airport (FNC)Funchal, Madeira, PortugalView Madeira Airport on a map Set FNC as destination Airport Get more information about Madeira Airport
1011,597.12 miles (18,663.70 km) WPorto Santo Airport (PXO)Porto Santo, Madeira, PortugalView Porto Santo Airport on a map Set PXO as destination Airport Get more information about Porto Santo Airport
1111,544.62 miles (18,579.22 km) WNWLa Palma Airport (SPC)La Palma, Canary Islands, SpainView La Palma Airport on a map Set SPC as destination Airport Get more information about La Palma Airport
1211,494.02 miles (18,497.78 km) WNWLa Gomera Airport (GMZ)Alajeró / San Sebastián, Canary Islands, SpainView La Gomera Airport on a map Set GMZ as destination Airport Get more information about La Gomera Airport
1311,467.65 miles (18,455.34 km) WNWTenerife North Airport (TFN)Tenerife, Canary Islands, SpainView Tenerife North Airport on a map Set TFN as destination Airport Get more information about Tenerife North Airport
1411,462.55 miles (18,447.14 km) WNWTenerife-South Airport (TFS)Tenerife, Canary Islands, SpainView Tenerife-South Airport on a map Set TFS as destination Airport Get more information about Tenerife-South Airport
1511,398.15 miles (18,343.50 km) WNWGran Canaria Airport (LPA)Las Palmas, Canary Islands, SpainView Gran Canaria Airport on a map Set LPA as destination Airport Get more information about Gran Canaria Airport