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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):

  • 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.
  • Funds for improving the water system have been requested both by the city and the school.
  • The Little Diomede island is composed of Cretaceous age granite or quartz monzonite.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • The closest airport to Diomede Heliport (FAA: DM2) (DIO) is Wales Airport (WAA), which is located 26 miles (42 kilometers) ESE of DIO.
  • There are no roads, highways, railroads, or internal waterways on the island.
  • The first square building in the island was a small Catholic church, which was planned by Father Bellarmine Lafortune in 1935 and built by Father Thomas Cunningham during his residency in the island between 1936 and 1947.

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Set ALJ as destination Airport Get more information about Alexander Bay Airport