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DIO Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: DIO /
Airport Name: Diomede Heliport (FAA: DM2)
Location: Diomede, Alaska, United States
GPS Coordinates: 65°45'29"N by 168°57'6"W
Elevation: 0 feet (0 meters)
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Facts about Diomede Heliport (FAA: DM2) (DIO):

  • Today there are about 30 buildings on the island, including the residential housing that was mainly built in the 1970s and 1980s.
  • At the beginning of the Cold War in the late 1940s Big Diomede became a Russian military base and all its native residents were removed to mainland Russia.
  • The closest airport to Diomede Heliport (FAA: DM2) (DIO) is Wales Airport (WAA), which is located 26 miles (42 kilometers) ESE of DIO.
  • Because of Diomede Heliport (FAA: DM2)'s relatively low elevation of 0 feet, planes can take off or land at Diomede Heliport (FAA: DM2) 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.
  • Funds for improving the water system have been requested both by the city and the school.
  • While other emergency services are provided by volunteers and a health aide, the fire and rescue service is provided by Diomede Volunteer Fire Department and First Responders.
  • The United States purchased Alaska from Russia in 1867 which included the Little Diomede.
  • The furthest airport from Diomede Heliport (FAA: DM2) (DIO) is Teniente Rodolfo Marsh Airport (TNM), which is located 10,411 miles (16,755 kilometers) away in Villa Las Estrellas, Antarctica.

Map of Nearest Airports from Diomede Heliport (FAA: DM2):

List of Nearest Airports from Diomede Heliport (FAA: DM2):

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
126.11 miles (42.02 km) ESEWales Airport (WAA)Wales, Alaska, United StatesView Wales Airport on a map View satellite image of Wales Airport Set WAA as destination Airport Get more information about Wales Airport
232.28 miles (51.96 km) ESETin City LRRS Airport (TNC)Tin City, Alaska, United StatesView Tin City LRRS Airport on a map View satellite image of Tin City LRRS Airport Set TNC as destination Airport Get more information about Tin City LRRS Airport
356.89 miles (91.56 km) ESELost River 1 Airport (LSR)Lost River, Alaska, United StatesView Lost River 1 Airport on a map View satellite image of Lost River 1 Airport Set LSR as destination Airport Get more information about Lost River 1 Airport
469.36 miles (111.62 km) ESEPort Clarence Coast Guard Station (KPC)Port Clarence, Alaska, United StatesView Port Clarence Coast Guard Station on a map View satellite image of Port Clarence Coast Guard Station Set KPC as destination Airport Get more information about Port Clarence Coast Guard Station
576.97 miles (123.88 km) ESEBrevig Mission Airport (KTS)Brevig Mission, Alaska, United StatesView Brevig Mission Airport on a map View satellite image of Brevig Mission Airport Set KTS as destination Airport Get more information about Brevig Mission Airport
682.96 miles (133.51 km) ESETeller Airport (TLA)Teller, Alaska, United StatesView Teller Airport on a map View satellite image of Teller Airport Set TLA as destination Airport Get more information about Teller Airport
787.28 miles (140.46 km) ENEShishmaref Airport (SHH)Shishmaref, Alaska, United StatesView Shishmaref Airport on a map View satellite image of Shishmaref Airport Set SHH as destination Airport Get more information about Shishmaref Airport
8133.35 miles (214.60 km) SENome Airport (OME)Nome, Alaska, United StatesView Nome Airport on a map View satellite image of Nome Airport Set OME as destination Airport Get more information about Nome Airport
9150.19 miles (241.71 km) SSWSavoonga Airport (SVA)Savoonga, Alaska, United StatesView Savoonga Airport on a map View satellite image of Savoonga Airport Set SVA as destination Airport Get more information about Savoonga Airport
10157.16 miles (252.92 km) SWProvideniya Bay Airport (PVS)Provideniya, Chukotka, RussiaView Provideniya Bay Airport on a map View satellite image of Provideniya Bay Airport Set PVS as destination Airport Get more information about Provideniya Bay Airport
11160.12 miles (257.69 km) SSWGambell Airport (GAM)Gambell, Alaska, United StatesView Gambell Airport on a map View satellite image of Gambell Airport Set GAM as destination Airport Get more information about Gambell Airport
12162.57 miles (261.62 km) ESECouncil Airport (CIL)Council, Alaska, United StatesView Council Airport on a map View satellite image of Council Airport Set CIL as destination Airport Get more information about Council Airport
13175.66 miles (282.69 km) EDeering Airport (DRG)Deering, Alaska, United StatesView Deering Airport on a map View satellite image of Deering Airport Set DRG as destination Airport Get more information about Deering Airport
14176.50 miles (284.04 km) ESEWhite Mountain Airport (WMO)White Mountain, Alaska, United StatesView White Mountain Airport on a map View satellite image of White Mountain Airport Set WMO as destination Airport Get more information about White Mountain Airport
15181.58 miles (292.22 km) NEKivalina Airport (KVL)Kivalina, Alaska, United StatesView Kivalina Airport on a map View satellite image of Kivalina Airport Set KVL as destination Airport Get more information about Kivalina Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Diomede Heliport (FAA: DM2):

List of Furthest Airports from Diomede Heliport (FAA: DM2):

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
110,411.15 miles (16,755.07 km) ESETeniente Rodolfo Marsh Airport (TNM)Villa Las Estrellas, AntarcticaView Teniente Rodolfo Marsh Airport on a map View satellite image of Teniente Rodolfo Marsh Airport Set TNM as destination Airport Get more information about Teniente Rodolfo Marsh Airport
210,218.32 miles (16,444.75 km) SSWCape Town International Airport (CPT)Cape Town, South AfricaView Cape Town International Airport on a map View satellite image of Cape Town International Airport Set CPT as destination Airport Get more information about Cape Town International Airport
310,193.55 miles (16,404.88 km) SSWGeorge Airport (GRJ)George, South AfricaView George Airport on a map View satellite image of George Airport Set GRJ as destination Airport Get more information about George Airport
410,160.56 miles (16,351.80 km) SSWPort Elizabeth International Airport (PLZ)Port Elizabeth, South AfricaView Port Elizabeth International Airport on a map View satellite image of Port Elizabeth International Airport Set PLZ as destination Airport Get more information about Port Elizabeth International Airport
510,117.08 miles (16,281.83 km) SSWPort Alfred Airport (AFD)Port Alfred, South AfricaView Port Alfred Airport on a map View satellite image of Port Alfred Airport Set AFD as destination Airport Get more information about Port Alfred Airport
610,070.75 miles (16,207.26 km) SSWEast London Airport (ELS)East London, South AfricaView East London Airport on a map View satellite image of East London Airport Set ELS as destination Airport Get more information about East London Airport
79,959.68 miles (16,028.51 km) SSWMthatha Airport (UTT)Mthatha, South AfricaView Mthatha Airport on a map View satellite image of Mthatha Airport Set UTT as destination Airport Get more information about Mthatha Airport
89,938.43 miles (15,994.32 km) ESEPort Stanley Airport (PSY)Stanley, Falkland Islands, United KingdomView Port Stanley Airport on a map View satellite image of Port Stanley Airport Set PSY as destination Airport Get more information about Port Stanley Airport
99,930.95 miles (15,982.28 km) SKleinsee Airport (KLZ)Kleinzee, South AfricaView Kleinsee Airport on a map View satellite image of Kleinsee Airport Set KLZ as destination Airport Get more information about Kleinsee Airport
109,927.05 miles (15,976.00 km) ESERAF Mount Pleasant (MPN)Falkland IslandsView RAF Mount Pleasant on a map View satellite image of RAF Mount Pleasant Set MPN as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Mount Pleasant
119,894.72 miles (15,923.96 km) SSWAggeneys Airport (AGZ)Aggeneys, South AfricaView Aggeneys Airport on a map View satellite image of Aggeneys Airport Set AGZ as destination Airport Get more information about Aggeneys Airport
129,894.72 miles (15,923.96 km) SSWWild Coast Sun Airport (MZF)Mzamba, South AfricaView Wild Coast Sun Airport on a map View satellite image of Wild Coast Sun Airport Set MZF as destination Airport Get more information about Wild Coast Sun Airport
139,891.75 miles (15,919.19 km) SSWMargate Airport (MGH)Margate, KwaZulu-Natal, South AfricaView Margate Airport on a map View satellite image of Margate Airport Set MGH as destination Airport Get more information about Margate Airport
149,858.58 miles (15,865.81 km) SSWMafeteng Airport (MFC)Mafeteng, LesothoView Mafeteng Airport on a map View satellite image of Mafeteng Airport Set MFC as destination Airport Get more information about Mafeteng Airport
159,856.76 miles (15,862.88 km) SAlexander Bay Airport (ALJ)Alexander Bay, South AfricaView Alexander Bay Airport on a map View satellite image of Alexander Bay Airport Set ALJ as destination Airport Get more information about Alexander Bay Airport