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CER Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: CER / LFRC
Airport Names:
  1. Cherbourg - Maupertus Airport
  2. Aéroport de Cherbourg - Maupertus
  3. (Advanced Landing Ground A-15)
Location: Cherbourg, France
GPS Coordinates: 49°39'2"N by 1°28'31"W
Area Served: Cherbourg-Octeville
Operator/Owner: SNC-Lavalin France
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 459 feet (140 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Cherbourg - Maupertus Airport (CER):

  • The remains of the World War II main runway are still visible just to the south of the current airport runway.
  • The closest airport to Cherbourg - Maupertus Airport (CER) is Alderney Airport (ACI), which is located 33 miles (54 kilometers) W of CER.
  • The enemy, however, continued to offer determined resistance and not until the following day was the airfield finally taken.
  • Cherbourg - Maupertus Airport (CER) currently has only 1 runway.
  • The airport was used as a Luftwaffe airdrome during the German occupation of France.
  • Charter flights occasionally operate to and from the airport.
  • In addition to being known as "Cherbourg - Maupertus Airport", other names for CER include "Aéroport de Cherbourg - Maupertus" and "(Advanced Landing Ground A-15)".
  • The furthest airport from Cherbourg - Maupertus Airport (CER) is Dunedin International Airport (DUD), which is located 11,973 miles (19,269 kilometers) away in Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand.
  • The fighter planes flew support missions during the Allied invasion of Normandy, patrolling roads in front of the beachhead.
  • Because of Cherbourg - Maupertus Airport's relatively low elevation of 459 feet, planes can take off or land at Cherbourg - Maupertus 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.

Map of Nearest Airports from Cherbourg - Maupertus Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Cherbourg - Maupertus Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
133.27 miles (53.54 km) WAlderney Airport (ACI)Alderney, Channel Islands, United KingdomView Alderney Airport on a map Set ACI as destination Airport Get more information about Alderney Airport
244.53 miles (71.66 km) SWJersey Airport (JER)Jersey, Channel Islands, United KingdomView Jersey Airport on a map Set JER as destination Airport Get more information about Jersey Airport
352.67 miles (84.77 km) WSWGuernsey Airport (GCI)Guernsey, Channel Islands, United KingdomView Guernsey Airport on a map Set GCI as destination Airport Get more information about Guernsey Airport
456.68 miles (91.22 km) SECaen la Mer Airport (CFR)Caen, FranceView Caen la Mer Airport on a map Set CFR as destination Airport Get more information about Caen la Mer Airport
570.48 miles (113.43 km) ELe Havre - Octeville Airport (LEH)Le Havre, FranceView Le Havre - Octeville Airport on a map Set LEH as destination Airport Get more information about Le Havre - Octeville Airport
672.80 miles (117.16 km) NNEBembridge Airport (BBP)Bembridge, Isle of Wight, United KingdomView Bembridge Airport on a map Set BBP as destination Airport Get more information about Bembridge Airport
775.72 miles (121.86 km) ESEDeauville - Saint-Gatien Airport (DOL)Deauville, FranceView Deauville - Saint-Gatien Airport on a map Set DOL as destination Airport Get more information about Deauville - Saint-Gatien Airport
878.37 miles (126.13 km) SSWDinard–Pleurtuit–Saint-Malo Airport (DNR)Dinard, FranceView Dinard–Pleurtuit–Saint-Malo Airport on a map Set DNR as destination Airport Get more information about Dinard–Pleurtuit–Saint-Malo Airport
979.69 miles (128.25 km) NNWBournemouth Airport (BOH)Bournemouth, England, United KingdomView Bournemouth Airport on a map Set BOH as destination Airport Get more information about Bournemouth Airport
1089.30 miles (143.71 km) NNEChichester/Goodwood Airport (QUG)Chichester, England, United KingdomView Chichester/Goodwood Airport on a map Set QUG as destination Airport Get more information about Chichester/Goodwood Airport
1189.94 miles (144.74 km) NSouthampton Airport (SOU)Eastleigh (near Southampton), England, United KingdomView Southampton Airport on a map Set SOU as destination Airport Get more information about Southampton Airport
1297.00 miles (156.11 km) NNEShoreham Airport (ESH)Lancing, West Sussex, United KingdomView Shoreham Airport on a map Set ESH as destination Airport Get more information about Shoreham Airport
1399.11 miles (159.50 km) SWSaint-Brieuc - Armor Airport (SBK)Saint-Brieuc, FranceView Saint-Brieuc - Armor Airport on a map Set SBK as destination Airport Get more information about Saint-Brieuc - Armor Airport
14107.92 miles (173.68 km) NLasham Airfield (QLA)Lasham, England, United KingdomView Lasham Airfield on a map Set QLA as destination Airport Get more information about Lasham Airfield
15109.46 miles (176.16 km) WSWLannion - Côte de Granit Airport (LAI)Lannion, FranceView Lannion - Côte de Granit Airport on a map Set LAI as destination Airport Get more information about Lannion - Côte de Granit Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Cherbourg - Maupertus Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Cherbourg - Maupertus Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,972.94 miles (19,268.52 km) ESEDunedin 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
211,968.71 miles (19,261.73 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
311,961.64 miles (19,250.34 km) SEOamaru Airport (OAM)Oamaru, North Otago, New ZealandView Oamaru Airport on a map Set OAM as destination Airport Get more information about Oamaru Airport
411,932.33 miles (19,203.18 km) SERichard 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)
511,928.26 miles (19,196.62 km) SEAshburton Aerodrome (ASG)Ashburton, New ZealandView Ashburton Aerodrome on a map Set ASG as destination Airport Get more information about Ashburton Aerodrome
611,925.07 miles (19,191.48 km) SEChristchurch International Airport (CHC)Christchurch, New ZealandView Christchurch International Airport on a map Set CHC as destination Airport Get more information about Christchurch International Airport
711,921.72 miles (19,186.11 km) ESERyan'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
811,915.17 miles (19,175.56 km) ESEInvercargill Airport (IVC)Invercargill, New ZealandView Invercargill Airport on a map Set IVC as destination Airport Get more information about Invercargill Airport
911,911.06 miles (19,168.94 km) ESEAlexandra Aerodrome (ALR)Alexandra, New ZealandView Alexandra Aerodrome on a map Set ALR as destination Airport Get more information about Alexandra Aerodrome
1011,884.83 miles (19,126.73 km) SSEKaikoura Aerodrome (KBZ)Kaikoura, New ZealandView Kaikoura Aerodrome on a map Set KBZ as destination Airport Get more information about Kaikoura Aerodrome
1111,884.49 miles (19,126.19 km) SEWanaka Airport (WKA)Wanaka, New ZealandView Wanaka Airport on a map Set WKA as destination Airport Get more information about Wanaka Airport
1211,878.69 miles (19,116.86 km) ESEQueenstown Airport (ZQN)Queenstown, New ZealandView Queenstown Airport on a map Set ZQN as destination Airport Get more information about Queenstown Airport
1311,875.89 miles (19,112.34 km) SEGlentanner Aerodrome (GTN)Mount Cook, New ZealandView Glentanner Aerodrome on a map Set GTN as destination Airport Get more information about Glentanner Aerodrome
1411,868.92 miles (19,101.13 km) SEMount 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
1511,849.20 miles (19,069.39 km) SEFox 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