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CTG Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: CTG / SKCG
Airport Names:
  1. Rafael Núñez International Airport
  2. Aeropuerto Internacional Rafael Núñez
Location: Cartagena, Colombia
GPS Coordinates: 10°26'33"N by 75°30'47"W
Operator/Owner: SACSA
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 4 feet (1 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Rafael Núñez International Airport (CTG):

  • Rafael Núñez International Airport (CTG) currently has only 1 runway.
  • Because of Rafael Núñez International Airport's relatively low elevation of 4 feet, planes can take off or land at Rafael Núñez International 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 Rafael Núñez International Airport (CTG) is Ernesto Cortissoz International Airport (BAQ), which is located 59 miles (94 kilometers) ENE of CTG.
  • During 1993 and 1994 in developing the principles established in the new Constitution of 1991 to improve governance, the Law 105 of 1993 and the national government of President Cesar Gaviria, by Decree 1647 of 994, arranged decentralization airports by the Civil Aeronautics and set the parameters for this process forward.
  • The furthest airport from Rafael Núñez International Airport (CTG) is Christmas Island Airport (XCH), which is nearly antipodal to Rafael Núñez International Airport (meaning Rafael Núñez International Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Christmas Island Airport), and is located 12,355 miles (19,883 kilometers) away in Christmas Island, Australia.
  • The first flight took place on February 14, 1920 when the plane "Cartagena" in charge of pilots Jourdanet Jacques René Bazin and began a flight around the city, carrying as passengers to Guillermo Echavarria Martinez Martelo Tulita and Queen of Carnival.
  • In addition to being known as "Rafael Núñez International Airport", another name for CTG is "Aeropuerto Internacional Rafael Núñez".

Map of Nearest Airports from Rafael Núñez International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Rafael Núñez International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
158.54 miles (94.22 km) ENEErnesto Cortissoz International Airport (BAQ)Barranquilla, ColombiaView Ernesto Cortissoz International Airport on a map Set BAQ as destination Airport Get more information about Ernesto Cortissoz International Airport
278.22 miles (125.89 km) SSELas Brujas Airport (CZU)Corozal, ColombiaView Las Brujas Airport on a map Set CZU as destination Airport Get more information about Las Brujas Airport
398.82 miles (159.03 km) ENESimón Bolívar International Airport (SMR)Santa Marta, ColombiaView Simón Bolívar International Airport on a map Set SMR as destination Airport Get more information about Simón Bolívar International Airport
4113.87 miles (183.25 km) SLos Garzones Airport (MTR)Montería, Córdoba, ColombiaView Los Garzones Airport on a map Set MTR as destination Airport Get more information about Los Garzones Airport
5148.77 miles (239.41 km) SAyapel Airport (AYA)Ayapel, ColombiaView Ayapel Airport on a map Set AYA as destination Airport Get more information about Ayapel Airport
6153.81 miles (247.54 km) EAlfonso López Pumarejo Airport (VUP)Valledupar, ColombiaView Alfonso López Pumarejo Airport on a map Set VUP as destination Airport Get more information about Alfonso López Pumarejo Airport
7172.29 miles (277.27 km) SCaucasia Airport Juan H. White Airport (CAQ)Caucasia, Antioquia, ColombiaView Caucasia Airport Juan H. White Airport on a map Set CAQ as destination Airport Get more information about Caucasia Airport Juan H. White Airport
8180.37 miles (290.28 km) SWAlcides Fernández Airport (ACD)Acandí, ColombiaView Alcides Fernández Airport on a map Set ACD as destination Airport Get more information about Alcides Fernández Airport
9183.20 miles (294.82 km) SWMulatupo Airport (MPP)Mulatupo, PanamáView Mulatupo Airport on a map Set MPP as destination Airport Get more information about Mulatupo Airport
10190.79 miles (307.04 km) ENEAlmirante Padilla Airport (RCH)Riohacha, ColombiaView Almirante Padilla Airport on a map Set RCH as destination Airport Get more information about Almirante Padilla Airport
11191.40 miles (308.02 km) WSWAchutupo Airport (ACU)Achutupo, PanamaView Achutupo Airport on a map Set ACU as destination Airport Get more information about Achutupo Airport
12199.43 miles (320.95 km) SSWAntonio Roldán Betancourt Airport (APO)Apartadó, ColombiaView Antonio Roldán Betancourt Airport on a map Set APO as destination Airport Get more information about Antonio Roldán Betancourt Airport
13201.11 miles (323.66 km) WSWPlayón Chico Airport (PYC)Ukupseni, Guna Yala, PanamaView Playón Chico Airport on a map Set PYC as destination Airport Get more information about Playón Chico Airport
14202.43 miles (325.78 km) SSEEl Bagre Airport El Tomin Airport (EBG)El Bagre, ColombiaView El Bagre Airport El Tomin Airport on a map Set EBG as destination Airport Get more information about El Bagre Airport El Tomin Airport
15212.28 miles (341.64 km) ENELa Mina Airport Jorge Isaacs Airport (MCJ)Maicao, La Guajira, ColombiaView La Mina Airport Jorge Isaacs Airport on a map Set MCJ as destination Airport Get more information about La Mina Airport Jorge Isaacs Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Rafael Núñez International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Rafael Núñez International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,355.03 miles (19,883.45 km) WChristmas Island Airport (XCH)Christmas Island, AustraliaView Christmas Island Airport on a map Set XCH as destination Airport Get more information about Christmas Island Airport
212,113.68 miles (19,495.03 km) SWHusein Sastranegara International Airport (HSA) (BDO)Bandung, IndonesiaView Husein Sastranegara International Airport (HSA) on a map Set BDO as destination Airport Get more information about Husein Sastranegara International Airport (HSA)
312,104.75 miles (19,480.66 km) SSWHalim Perdanakusuma Airport (HLP)Jakarta, IndonesiaView Halim Perdanakusuma Airport on a map Set HLP as destination Airport Get more information about Halim Perdanakusuma Airport
412,103.71 miles (19,478.99 km) SSWSoekarno–Hatta International Airport (CGK)Jakarta, IndonesiaView Soekarno–Hatta International Airport on a map Set CGK as destination Airport Get more information about Soekarno–Hatta International Airport
512,102.75 miles (19,477.45 km) SWCibeureum Airfield (TSY)Tasikmalaya, West Java, IndonesiaView Cibeureum Airfield on a map Set TSY as destination Airport Get more information about Cibeureum Airfield
612,074.41 miles (19,431.83 km) SRadin Inten II Airport (RIA II) (TKG)Bandar Lampung, Sumatra, IndonesiaView Radin Inten II Airport (RIA II) on a map Set TKG as destination Airport Get more information about Radin Inten II Airport (RIA II)
712,069.92 miles (19,424.61 km) WSWTunggul Wulung Airport (CXP)Cilacap, Java Island, IndonesiaView Tunggul Wulung Airport on a map Set CXP as destination Airport Get more information about Tunggul Wulung Airport
812,060.63 miles (19,409.66 km) SWPenggung Airport/Chakrabhuwana Airport (CBN)Cirebon, Java, IndonesiaView Penggung Airport/Chakrabhuwana Airport on a map Set CBN as destination Airport Get more information about Penggung Airport/Chakrabhuwana Airport
912,042.34 miles (19,380.22 km) WSWPurwokerto / Wirasaba Airport (PWL)Wirasaba, Central Java, IndonesiaView Purwokerto / Wirasaba Airport on a map Set PWL as destination Airport Get more information about Purwokerto / Wirasaba Airport
1012,031.04 miles (19,362.04 km) SGunung Batin Airport (AKQ)Astraksetra, IndonesiaView Gunung Batin Airport on a map Set AKQ as destination Airport Get more information about Gunung Batin Airport
1111,991.74 miles (19,298.79 km) WSWAdisucipto International Airport (JOG)Yogyakarta, IndonesiaView Adisucipto International Airport on a map Set JOG as destination Airport Get more information about Adisucipto International Airport
1211,968.68 miles (19,261.68 km) WSWAchmad Yani International Airport (AYIA) (SRG)Semarang, IndonesiaView Achmad Yani International Airport (AYIA) on a map Set SRG as destination Airport Get more information about Achmad Yani International Airport (AYIA)
1311,958.85 miles (19,245.86 km) SSEFatmawati Soekarno Airport (BKS)Bengkulu, IndonesiaView Fatmawati Soekarno Airport on a map Set BKS as destination Airport Get more information about Fatmawati Soekarno Airport
1411,915.48 miles (19,176.05 km) SSultan Mahmud Badaruddin II International Airport (SMB II) (PLM)Palembang, Sumatra, IndonesiaView Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II International Airport (SMB II) on a map Set PLM as destination Airport Get more information about Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II International Airport (SMB II)
1511,905.09 miles (19,159.34 km) WSWNgloram Airport (CPF)Cepu, IndonesiaView Ngloram Airport on a map Set CPF as destination Airport Get more information about Ngloram Airport