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DUR Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: DUR / FALE
Airport Name: King Shaka International
Location: Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
GPS Coordinates: 29°37'0"S by 31°6'29"E
Area Served: Durban, South Africa
Operator/Owner: Dube Tradeport Company
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 295 feet (90 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about King Shaka International (DUR):

  • The closest airport to King Shaka International (DUR) is Pietermaritzburg Airport (PZB), which is located 43 miles (69 kilometers) W of DUR.
  • Because of King Shaka International's relatively low elevation of 295 feet, planes can take off or land at King Shaka International 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.
  • King Shaka International (DUR) currently has only 1 runway.
  • On 27 January 2014 the worlds largest passenger aircraft, an Airbus A380-800 of British Airways landed at KSIA becoming the first A380 to do so.
  • Neighbouring communities are Tongaat to the north-west, Verulam to the south-west, and Umdloti to the south-east.
  • The final obstacle was a delay in the approval of the project's Environmental Impact Assessment by the South African Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism.
  • The arrivals area is located on the lower floor, with a baggage reclaim hall containing 5 conveyors that can be allocated between domestic and international use.
  • The project was revived in the late 1990s when the limitations of Durban International Airport became apparent.
  • On 8 December 2009, it was reported that "King Shaka International Airport" was indeed the most popular name for the new airport.
  • Although the larger airport was built to grow the area's international services, it is also a key airport for domestic services throughout South Africa, serving the "Golden Triangle" between Cape Town International Airport, OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, and KSIA itself with 7 airlines.
  • The furthest airport from King Shaka International (DUR) is Hana Airport (HNM), which is located 11,682 miles (18,801 kilometers) away in Hana, Hawaii, United States.

Map of Nearest Airports from King Shaka International:

List of Nearest Airports from King Shaka International:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
142.69 miles (68.70 km) WPietermaritzburg Airport (PZB)Pietermaritzburg, South AfricaView Pietermaritzburg Airport on a map View satellite image of Pietermaritzburg Airport Set PZB as destination Airport Get more information about Pietermaritzburg Airport
284.75 miles (136.40 km) NERichards Bay Airport (RCB)Richards Bay, KwaZulu-Natal, South AfricaView Richards Bay Airport on a map View satellite image of Richards Bay Airport Set RCB as destination Airport Get more information about Richards Bay Airport
397.26 miles (156.52 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
4108.73 miles (174.98 km) NWLadysmith Airport (LAY)Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal, South AfricaView Ladysmith Airport on a map View satellite image of Ladysmith Airport Set LAY as destination Airport Get more information about Ladysmith Airport
5124.64 miles (200.58 km) WMokhotlong Airport (MKH)Mokhotlong, LesothoView Mokhotlong Airport on a map View satellite image of Mokhotlong Airport Set MKH as destination Airport Get more information about Mokhotlong Airport
6131.67 miles (211.91 km) NNEHluhluwe Airport (HLW)Hluhluwe, South AfricaView Hluhluwe Airport on a map View satellite image of Hluhluwe Airport Set HLW as destination Airport Get more information about Hluhluwe Airport
7148.34 miles (238.73 km) WLebakeng Airport (LEF)Lebakeng, LesothoView Lebakeng Airport on a map View satellite image of Lebakeng Airport Set LEF as destination Airport Get more information about Lebakeng Airport
8165.42 miles (266.22 km) WLesobeng Airport (LES)Lesobeng, LesothoView Lesobeng Airport on a map View satellite image of Lesobeng Airport Set LES as destination Airport Get more information about Lesobeng Airport
9183.53 miles (295.37 km) WSemonkong Airport (SOK)Semonkong, LesothoView Semonkong Airport on a map View satellite image of Semonkong Airport Set SOK as destination Airport Get more information about Semonkong Airport
10191.57 miles (308.31 km) WNWLeribe Airport (LRB)Leribe, LesothoView Leribe Airport on a map View satellite image of Leribe Airport Set LRB as destination Airport Get more information about Leribe Airport
11196.76 miles (316.66 km) SWMthatha 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
12213.69 miles (343.90 km) NMatsapha Airport (MTS)Manzini, SwazilandView Matsapha Airport on a map View satellite image of Matsapha Airport Set MTS as destination Airport Get more information about Matsapha Airport
13214.01 miles (344.41 km) WMoshoeshoe I International Airport (MSU)Maseru, LesothoView Moshoeshoe I International Airport on a map View satellite image of Moshoeshoe I International Airport Set MSU as destination Airport Get more information about Moshoeshoe I International Airport
14232.28 miles (373.82 km) WMafeteng 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
15270.59 miles (435.46 km) NNEMaputo International Airport (MPM)Maputo, MozambiqueView Maputo International Airport on a map View satellite image of Maputo International Airport Set MPM as destination Airport Get more information about Maputo International Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from King Shaka International:

List of Furthest Airports from King Shaka International:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,682.45 miles (18,801.04 km) NEHana Airport (HNM)Hana, Hawaii, United StatesView Hana Airport on a map View satellite image of Hana Airport Set HNM as destination Airport Get more information about Hana Airport
211,672.61 miles (18,785.19 km) NEKahului Airport (OGG)Kahului, Hawaii, United StatesView Kahului Airport on a map View satellite image of Kahului Airport Set OGG as destination Airport Get more information about Kahului Airport
311,668.14 miles (18,778.00 km) NEKalaupapa Airport (LUP)Kalaupapa, Hawaii, United StatesView Kalaupapa Airport on a map View satellite image of Kalaupapa Airport Set LUP as destination Airport Get more information about Kalaupapa Airport
411,666.75 miles (18,775.76 km) NEKapalua Airport (JHM)Lahaina, Hawaii, United StatesView Kapalua Airport on a map View satellite image of Kapalua Airport Set JHM as destination Airport Get more information about Kapalua Airport
511,660.00 miles (18,764.91 km) NEMolokai Airport (MKK)Kaunakakai, Hawaii, United StatesView Molokai Airport on a map View satellite image of Molokai Airport Set MKK as destination Airport Get more information about Molokai Airport
611,657.49 miles (18,760.87 km) NEUpolu Airport (UPP)Hawi, Hawaii, United StatesView Upolu Airport on a map View satellite image of Upolu Airport Set UPP as destination Airport Get more information about Upolu Airport
711,651.72 miles (18,751.58 km) NNEHilo International Airport (ITO)Hilo, Hawaii, United StatesView Hilo International Airport on a map View satellite image of Hilo International Airport Set ITO as destination Airport Get more information about Hilo International Airport
811,648.60 miles (18,746.56 km) NEWaimea-Kohala Airport (MUE)Kamuela, Hawaii, United StatesView Waimea-Kohala Airport on a map View satellite image of Waimea-Kohala Airport Set MUE as destination Airport Get more information about Waimea-Kohala Airport
911,646.05 miles (18,742.46 km) NELanai Airport (LNY)Lanai City, Hawaii, United StatesView Lanai Airport on a map View satellite image of Lanai Airport Set LNY as destination Airport Get more information about Lanai Airport
1011,637.42 miles (18,728.56 km) NEPōhakuloa Training Area (BSF)Camp Pohakuloa, Hawaii, United StatesView Pōhakuloa Training Area on a map View satellite image of Pōhakuloa Training Area Set BSF as destination Airport Get more information about Pōhakuloa Training Area
1111,636.90 miles (18,727.73 km) NEWheeler AAF (HHI)Wahiawa, Hawaii, United StatesView Wheeler AAF on a map View satellite image of Wheeler AAF Set HHI as destination Airport Get more information about Wheeler AAF
1211,634.60 miles (18,724.02 km) NEDillingham Airfield (HDH)Mokuleia, Hawaii, United StatesView Dillingham Airfield on a map View satellite image of Dillingham Airfield Set HDH as destination Airport Get more information about Dillingham Airfield
1311,633.67 miles (18,722.53 km) NEHonolulu International Airport (HNL)Honolulu, Hawaii, United StatesView Honolulu International Airport on a map View satellite image of Honolulu International Airport Set HNL as destination Airport Get more information about Honolulu International Airport
1411,633.67 miles (18,722.53 km) NEHickam Field (HIK)Honolulu, Hawaii, United StatesView Hickam Field on a map View satellite image of Hickam Field Set HIK as destination Airport Get more information about Hickam Field
1511,626.63 miles (18,711.20 km) NEKalaeloa Airport (NAX)Kapolei, Hawaii, United StatesView Kalaeloa Airport on a map View satellite image of Kalaeloa Airport Set NAX as destination Airport Get more information about Kalaeloa Airport