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DIJ Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: DIJ / LFSD
Airport Names:
  1. Dijon Air Base
  2. (Advanced Landing Ground Y-9)
Location: Dijon, France
GPS Coordinates: 47°16'26"N by 5°5'20"E
Area Served: Dijon, Bourgogne, France
Operator/Owner: Government of France
Airport Type: Military
Elevation: 726 feet (221 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Dijon Air Base (DIJ):

  • Dijon Air Base (DIJ) has 2 runways.
  • Because of Dijon Air Base's relatively low elevation of 726 feet, planes can take off or land at Dijon Air Base 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 furthest airport from Dijon Air Base (DIJ) is Chatham Islands (CHT), which is nearly antipodal to Dijon Air Base (meaning Dijon Air Base is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Chatham Islands), and is located 12,186 miles (19,612 kilometers) away in Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New Zealand.
  • In addition to being known as "Dijon Air Base", another name for DIJ is "(Advanced Landing Ground Y-9)".
  • In addition to the American units, The Free French Air Force operated B-26 Marauders from Dijon beginning on 11 October 1944.
  • The first operational Luftwaffe unit to take up residence at Dijon was IV/KG 55 "Greiff", in February 1941, consisting of three squadrons numbers 10, 11 and 12, equipped with 12 Heinkel 111 bombers each.
  • It was also the Headquarters of the 42d Bombardment Group between November 1944 and July 1945.
  • Dijon Air Base is one of the oldest of the Armée de l'Air, being established in 1914, having origins beginning in September 1910 as a civilian aerodrome.
  • Effective the evening of 04 June 2014, there are no scheduled passenger flights from Dijon
  • The closest airport to Dijon Air Base (DIJ) is Dole - Jura Airport (DLE), which is located 23 miles (37 kilometers) SE of DIJ.

Map of Nearest Airports from Dijon Air Base:

List of Nearest Airports from Dijon Air Base:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
122.79 miles (36.68 km) SEDole - Jura Airport (DLE)Dole, FranceView Dole - Jura Airport on a map View satellite image of Dole - Jura Airport Set DLE as destination Airport Get more information about Dole - Jura Airport
246.76 miles (75.25 km) EBesançon - La Vèze Aerodrome (QBQ)Besançon / La Vèze, FranceView Besançon - La Vèze Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Besançon - La Vèze Aerodrome Set QBQ as destination Airport Get more information about Besançon - La Vèze Aerodrome
374.44 miles (119.79 km) SBourg - Ceyzériat Airport (XBK)Bourg-en-Bresse, FranceView Bourg - Ceyzériat Airport on a map View satellite image of Bourg - Ceyzériat Airport Set XBK as destination Airport Get more information about Bourg - Ceyzériat Airport
481.00 miles (130.35 km) EMontbéliard - Courcelles Aerodrome (XMF)Montbéliard, FranceView Montbéliard - Courcelles Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Montbéliard - Courcelles Aerodrome Set XMF as destination Airport Get more information about Montbéliard - Courcelles Aerodrome
584.12 miles (135.37 km) WNWAuxerre - Branches Aerodrome (AUF)Auxerre, FranceView Auxerre - Branches Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Auxerre - Branches Aerodrome Set AUF as destination Airport Get more information about Auxerre - Branches Aerodrome
685.63 miles (137.80 km) NNEÉpinal - Mirecourt Airport (EPL)Juvaincourt, Vosges, FranceView Épinal - Mirecourt Airport on a map View satellite image of Épinal - Mirecourt Airport Set EPL as destination Airport Get more information about Épinal - Mirecourt Airport
786.33 miles (138.93 km) SEGeneva International Airport (GVA)Geneva, SwitzerlandView Geneva International Airport on a map View satellite image of Geneva International Airport Set GVA as destination Airport Get more information about Geneva International Airport
887.85 miles (141.38 km) NWTroyes - Barberey Airport (QYR)Troyes, FranceView Troyes - Barberey Airport on a map View satellite image of Troyes - Barberey Airport Set QYR as destination Airport Get more information about Troyes - Barberey Airport
987.94 miles (141.53 km) SELausanne Airport (QLS)Lausanne, SwitzerlandView Lausanne Airport on a map View satellite image of Lausanne Airport Set QLS as destination Airport Get more information about Lausanne Airport
1093.29 miles (150.14 km) SEAnnemasse Aerodrome (QNJ)Annemasse, FranceView Annemasse Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Annemasse Aerodrome Set QNJ as destination Airport Get more information about Annemasse Aerodrome
1193.83 miles (151.00 km) WSWMoulins - Montbeugny Airport (XMU)Moulins, Allier, FranceView Moulins - Montbeugny Airport on a map View satellite image of Moulins - Montbeugny Airport Set XMU as destination Airport Get more information about Moulins - Montbeugny Airport
12106.95 miles (172.12 km) SLyon–Bron Airport (LYN)Lyon, FranceView Lyon–Bron Airport on a map View satellite image of Lyon–Bron Airport Set LYN as destination Airport Get more information about Lyon–Bron Airport
13106.98 miles (172.17 km) SLyon–Saint Exupéry Airport (LYS)Lyon, FranceView Lyon–Saint Exupéry Airport on a map View satellite image of Lyon–Saint Exupéry Airport Set LYS as destination Airport Get more information about Lyon–Saint Exupéry Airport
14111.34 miles (179.19 km) NNWChâlons Vatry Airport (XCR)Vatry, FranceView Châlons Vatry Airport on a map View satellite image of Châlons Vatry Airport Set XCR as destination Airport Get more information about Châlons Vatry Airport
15116.09 miles (186.83 km) ESEBern Airport (BRN)Bern, SwitzerlandView Bern Airport on a map View satellite image of Bern Airport Set BRN as destination Airport Get more information about Bern Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Dijon Air Base:

List of Furthest Airports from Dijon Air Base:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,186.06 miles (19,611.51 km) SSEChatham Islands (CHT)Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New ZealandView Chatham Islands on a map View satellite image of Chatham Islands Set CHT as destination Airport Get more information about Chatham Islands
211,797.85 miles (18,986.76 km) SEHood Aerodrome (MRO)Masterton, New ZealandView Hood Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Hood Aerodrome Set MRO as destination Airport Get more information about Hood Aerodrome
311,783.98 miles (18,964.43 km) SEWellington International Airport (WLG)Wellington, New ZealandView Wellington International Airport on a map View satellite image of Wellington International Airport Set WLG as destination Airport Get more information about Wellington International Airport
411,782.92 miles (18,962.72 km) ESEKaikoura Aerodrome (KBZ)Kaikoura, New ZealandView Kaikoura Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Kaikoura Aerodrome Set KBZ as destination Airport Get more information about Kaikoura Aerodrome
511,774.68 miles (18,949.46 km) ESEChristchurch International Airport (CHC)Christchurch, New ZealandView Christchurch International Airport on a map View satellite image of Christchurch International Airport Set CHC as destination Airport Get more information about Christchurch International Airport
611,770.79 miles (18,943.20 km) SEKapiti Coast Airport (PPQ)Paraparaumu Beach, New ZealandView Kapiti Coast Airport on a map View satellite image of Kapiti Coast Airport Set PPQ as destination Airport Get more information about Kapiti Coast Airport
711,763.98 miles (18,932.25 km) SEPalmerston North Airport (PMR)Palmerston North, New ZealandView Palmerston North Airport on a map View satellite image of Palmerston North Airport Set PMR as destination Airport Get more information about Palmerston North Airport
811,758.50 miles (18,923.43 km) SEHawke's Bay Airport (NPE)Napier, New ZealandView Hawke's Bay Airport on a map View satellite image of Hawke's Bay Airport Set NPE as destination Airport Get more information about Hawke's Bay Airport
911,756.06 miles (18,919.49 km) ESEWoodbourne Airport (BHE)Blenheim, New ZealandView Woodbourne Airport on a map View satellite image of Woodbourne Airport Set BHE as destination Airport Get more information about Woodbourne Airport
1011,754.26 miles (18,916.59 km) ESEAshburton Aerodrome (ASG)Ashburton, New ZealandView Ashburton Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Ashburton Aerodrome Set ASG as destination Airport Get more information about Ashburton Aerodrome
1111,748.39 miles (18,907.16 km) EOamaru Airport (OAM)Oamaru, North Otago, New ZealandView Oamaru Airport on a map View satellite image of Oamaru Airport Set OAM as destination Airport Get more information about Oamaru Airport
1211,742.37 miles (18,897.47 km) SSEGisborne Airport (GIS)Gisborne, New ZealandView Gisborne Airport on a map View satellite image of Gisborne Airport Set GIS as destination Airport Get more information about Gisborne Airport
1311,739.12 miles (18,892.24 km) ESERichard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) (TIU)Timaru, New ZealandView Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) on a map View satellite image of Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) Set TIU as destination Airport Get more information about Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport)
1411,724.93 miles (18,869.40 km) EDunedin International Airport (DUD)Dunedin, Otago, New ZealandView Dunedin International Airport on a map View satellite image of Dunedin International Airport Set DUD as destination Airport Get more information about Dunedin International Airport
1511,724.75 miles (18,869.10 km) SEWanganui Airport (WAG)Wanganui, New ZealandView Wanganui Airport on a map View satellite image of Wanganui Airport Set WAG as destination Airport Get more information about Wanganui Airport