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CIS Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: CIS / PCIS
Airport Name: Canton Island Airport
Location: Canton Island, Kiribati
GPS Coordinates: 2°46'9"S by 171°42'19"W
Elevation: 9 feet (3 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Canton Island Airport (CIS):

  • The airport was used as a military airfield during World War II by the United States Army Air Forces in 1942 and 1943, initially being used by the 40th Ferrying Squadron, Ferrying Command as an airfield for moving combat aircraft to forward combat units.
  • The furthest airport from Canton Island Airport (CIS) is Malabo International Airport (SSG), which is nearly antipodal to Canton Island Airport (meaning Canton Island Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Malabo International Airport), and is located 12,363 miles (19,896 kilometers) away in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea.
  • During World War II, Kanton Island was considered part of the British-controlled Gilbert and Ellice Islands colony.
  • Canton Island Airport (CIS) currently has only 1 runway.
  • Because of Canton Island Airport's relatively low elevation of 9 feet, planes can take off or land at Canton Island 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.
  • Canton Island Airport is an airport located on Kanton Island, in the Phoenix Islands, in the Republic of Kiribati.
  • The closest airport to Canton Island Airport (CIS) is Funafuti International Airport (FUN), which is located 741 miles (1,193 kilometers) WSW of CIS.

Map of Nearest Airports from Canton Island Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Canton Island Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
1741.06 miles (1,192.61 km) WSWFunafuti International Airport (FUN)Funafuti, TuvaluView Funafuti International Airport on a map View satellite image of Funafuti International Airport Set FUN as destination Airport Get more information about Funafuti International Airport
2744.44 miles (1,198.06 km) SAsau Airport (AAU)Asau, SamoaView Asau Airport on a map View satellite image of Asau Airport Set AAU as destination Airport Get more information about Asau Airport
3759.10 miles (1,221.66 km) SMaota (Salelologa) Airport (MXS)Maota, SamoaView Maota (Salelologa) Airport on a map View satellite image of Maota (Salelologa) Airport Set MXS as destination Airport Get more information about Maota (Salelologa) Airport
4764.49 miles (1,230.32 km) SFaleolo International Airport (APW)Apia, Upolu Island, SamoaView Faleolo International Airport on a map View satellite image of Faleolo International Airport Set APW as destination Airport Get more information about Faleolo International Airport
5765.50 miles (1,231.95 km) SFagali'i Airport (FGI)Apia, SamoaView Fagali'i Airport on a map View satellite image of Fagali'i Airport Set FGI as destination Airport Get more information about Fagali'i Airport
6787.65 miles (1,267.59 km) SSWWallis Island (WLS)Wallis and Futuna IslandsView Wallis Island on a map View satellite image of Wallis Island Set WLS as destination Airport Get more information about Wallis Island
7793.25 miles (1,276.61 km) WArorae Island Airport (AIS)Arorae Island, KiribatiView Arorae Island Airport on a map View satellite image of Arorae Island Airport Set AIS as destination Airport Get more information about Arorae Island Airport
8798.23 miles (1,284.62 km) SPago Pago International Airport (PPG)Pago Pago, American SamoaView Pago Pago International Airport on a map View satellite image of Pago Pago International Airport Set PPG as destination Airport Get more information about Pago Pago International Airport
9800.85 miles (1,288.83 km) SOfu Airport (OFU)Ofu, American SamoaView Ofu Airport on a map View satellite image of Ofu Airport Set OFU as destination Airport Get more information about Ofu Airport
10805.83 miles (1,296.86 km) STau Airport (TAV)Tau, American SamoaView Tau Airport on a map View satellite image of Tau Airport Set TAV as destination Airport Get more information about Tau Airport
11806.08 miles (1,297.25 km) SFitiuta Airport (FTI)Fiti‘uta, American Samoa, United StatesView Fitiuta Airport on a map View satellite image of Fitiuta Airport Set FTI as destination Airport Get more information about Fitiuta Airport
12854.02 miles (1,374.41 km) WBeru Island Airport (BEZ)Beru, KiribatiView Beru Island Airport on a map View satellite image of Beru Island Airport Set BEZ as destination Airport Get more information about Beru Island Airport
13903.15 miles (1,453.47 km) SEManihiki Island Airport (MHX)Manihiki Island, Cook IslandsView Manihiki Island Airport on a map View satellite image of Manihiki Island Airport Set MHX as destination Airport Get more information about Manihiki Island Airport
14907.85 miles (1,461.04 km) SSWAéroport de Futuna - Pointe-Vele Pointe Vele Airport (FUT)Futuna Island, Wallis and Futuna IslandsView Aéroport de Futuna - Pointe-Vele Pointe Vele Airport on a map View satellite image of Aéroport de Futuna - Pointe-Vele Pointe Vele Airport Set FUT as destination Airport Get more information about Aéroport de Futuna - Pointe-Vele Pointe Vele Airport
15923.99 miles (1,487.02 km) SSWMata'aho Airport (NFO)Niuafo'ou, TongaView Mata'aho Airport on a map View satellite image of Mata'aho Airport Set NFO as destination Airport Get more information about Mata'aho Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Canton Island Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Canton Island Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,362.94 miles (19,896.18 km) NNWMalabo International Airport (SSG)Malabo, Equatorial GuineaView Malabo International Airport on a map View satellite image of Malabo International Airport Set SSG as destination Airport Get more information about Malabo International Airport
212,330.37 miles (19,843.76 km) NWLimbe Airport (VCC)Limbe, CameroonView Limbe Airport on a map View satellite image of Limbe Airport Set VCC as destination Airport Get more information about Limbe Airport
312,320.47 miles (19,827.82 km) WKribi Airport (KBI)Kribi, CameroonView Kribi Airport on a map View satellite image of Kribi Airport Set KBI as destination Airport Get more information about Kribi Airport
412,316.62 miles (19,821.64 km) WNWBata Airport (BSG)Bata, Equatorial GuineaView Bata Airport on a map View satellite image of Bata Airport Set BSG as destination Airport Get more information about Bata Airport
512,306.58 miles (19,805.47 km) NWDouala International Airport (DLA)Douala, CameroonView Douala International Airport on a map View satellite image of Douala International Airport Set DLA as destination Airport Get more information about Douala International Airport
612,290.62 miles (19,779.78 km) NAkwa Ibom International Airport (QUO)Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, NigeriaView Akwa Ibom International Airport on a map View satellite image of Akwa Ibom International Airport Set QUO as destination Airport Get more information about Akwa Ibom International Airport
712,284.29 miles (19,769.60 km) NMargaret Ekpo International Airport (CBQ)Calabar, NigeriaView Margaret Ekpo International Airport on a map View satellite image of Margaret Ekpo International Airport Set CBQ as destination Airport Get more information about Margaret Ekpo International Airport
812,259.48 miles (19,729.67 km) NNWLibreville Leon M'ba International Airport (LBV)Libreville, GabonView Libreville Leon M'ba International Airport on a map View satellite image of Libreville Leon M'ba International Airport Set LBV as destination Airport Get more information about Libreville Leon M'ba International Airport
912,256.01 miles (19,724.09 km) NNEPort Harcourt International Airport, Omagwa (PHC)Port Harcourt, NigeriaView Port Harcourt International Airport, Omagwa on a map View satellite image of Port Harcourt International Airport, Omagwa Set PHC as destination Airport Get more information about Port Harcourt International Airport, Omagwa
1012,238.71 miles (19,696.25 km) NNESão Tomé International Airport (TMS)São Tomé, São Tomé and PríncipeView São Tomé International Airport on a map View satellite image of São Tomé International Airport Set TMS as destination Airport Get more information about São Tomé International Airport
1112,238.43 miles (19,695.79 km) NNESam Mbakwe International Cargo Airport (QOW)Owerri, NigeriaView Sam Mbakwe International Cargo Airport on a map View satellite image of Sam Mbakwe International Cargo Airport Set QOW as destination Airport Get more information about Sam Mbakwe International Cargo Airport
1212,237.26 miles (19,693.91 km) WEbolowa Airport (EBW)Ebolowa, CameroonView Ebolowa Airport on a map View satellite image of Ebolowa Airport Set EBW as destination Airport Get more information about Ebolowa Airport
1312,222.36 miles (19,669.93 km) NNWMamfe Airport (MMF)Mamfe, CameroonView Mamfe Airport on a map View satellite image of Mamfe Airport Set MMF as destination Airport Get more information about Mamfe Airport
1412,215.04 miles (19,658.16 km) NNWDschang Airport (DSC)Dschang, CameroonView Dschang Airport on a map View satellite image of Dschang Airport Set DSC as destination Airport Get more information about Dschang Airport
1512,210.85 miles (19,651.42 km) WNWBitam Airport (BMM)Bitam, GabonView Bitam Airport on a map View satellite image of Bitam Airport Set BMM as destination Airport Get more information about Bitam Airport