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EDI Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: EDI / EGPH
Airport Name: Edinburgh Airport
Location: Edinburgh, United Kingdom
GPS Coordinates: 55°57'0"N by 3°22'21"W
Area Served: Edinburgh, Lothian, Fife, the Scottish Borders and Central Scotland
Operator/Owner: Global Infrastructure Partners
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 136 feet (41 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Edinburgh Airport (EDI):

  • The closest airport to Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is Perth Airport (PSL), which is located 34 miles (55 kilometers) N of EDI.
  • In 1971 the British Airports Authority took over the airport and immediately started to expand it by constructing a new runway and terminal building.
  • The airport is served by Edinburgh Trams, a light rail link from the terminal to Edinburgh city centre.
  • The only international services from Edinburgh during the 1980s were to Amsterdam and Dublin, but in the following years links were opened to destinations in France and Germany.
  • The furthest airport from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is Ryan's Creek Aerodrome (SZS), which is located 11,713 miles (18,850 kilometers) away in Stewart Island, New Zealand.
  • Although the original main runway 13/31 served the airport well, its alignment had the disadvantage of suffering from severe crosswinds and the other two minor runways were very short and could not be readily extended, so movements were transferred to a new runway in an addition completely outside the original airfield boundary.
  • On 27 February 2001, a Loganair Shorts 360 operating a Royal Mail flight to Belfast, crashed into the Firth of Forth shortly after taking off from Edinburgh at 1730 GMT.
  • Edinburgh Airport handled 9,775,443 passengers last year.
  • Because of Edinburgh Airport's relatively low elevation of 136 feet, planes can take off or land at Edinburgh 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.
  • Edinburgh Airport (EDI) has 2 runways.

Map of Nearest Airports from Edinburgh Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Edinburgh Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
133.93 miles (54.61 km) NPerth Airport (PSL)Perth, Scotland, United KingdomView Perth Airport on a map Set PSL as destination Airport Get more information about Perth Airport
235.08 miles (56.45 km) NNERAF Leuchars (ADX)St Andrews, Scotland, United KingdomView RAF Leuchars on a map Set ADX as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Leuchars
337.19 miles (59.85 km) NNEDundee Airport (DND)Dundee, Scotland, United KingdomView Dundee Airport on a map Set DND as destination Airport Get more information about Dundee Airport
441.42 miles (66.66 km) WGlasgow International Airport (GLA)Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomView Glasgow International Airport on a map Set GLA as destination Airport Get more information about Glasgow International Airport
556.45 miles (90.85 km) WSWGlasgow-Prestwick Airport (PIK)Prestwick (near Glasgow), Scotland, United KingdomView Glasgow-Prestwick Airport on a map Set PIK as destination Airport Get more information about Glasgow-Prestwick Airport
673.36 miles (118.06 km) SSECarlisle Lake District Airport (CAX)Carlisle, England, United KingdomView Carlisle Lake District Airport on a map Set CAX as destination Airport Get more information about Carlisle Lake District Airport
791.15 miles (146.68 km) SENewcastle Airport (NCL)Newcastle upon Tyne, United KingdomView Newcastle Airport on a map Set NCL as destination Airport Get more information about Newcastle Airport
896.87 miles (155.90 km) WSWCampbeltown Airport (CAL)Campbeltown, Scotland, United KingdomView Campbeltown Airport on a map Set CAL as destination Airport Get more information about Campbeltown Airport
997.40 miles (156.75 km) NNEAberdeen International Airport (ABZ)Aberdeen, Scotland, United KingdomView Aberdeen International Airport on a map Set ABZ as destination Airport Get more information about Aberdeen International Airport
10111.14 miles (178.86 km) WColonsay Airport (CSA)Colonsay, Inner Hebrides, Scotland, United KingdomView Colonsay Airport on a map Set CSA as destination Airport Get more information about Colonsay Airport
11112.96 miles (181.80 km) NNWInverness Airport (INV)Inverness, Scotland, United KingdomView Inverness Airport on a map Set INV as destination Airport Get more information about Inverness Airport
12113.58 miles (182.78 km) WIslay Airport (ILY)Islay, Scotland, United KingdomView Islay Airport on a map Set ILY as destination Airport Get more information about Islay Airport
13117.64 miles (189.32 km) NKinloss Barracks (FSS)Forres, Scotland, United KingdomView Kinloss Barracks on a map Set FSS as destination Airport Get more information about Kinloss Barracks
14121.28 miles (195.19 km) NRAF Lossiemouth (LMO)Lossiemouth, Scotland, United KingdomView RAF Lossiemouth on a map Set LMO as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Lossiemouth
15125.58 miles (202.10 km) SEDurham Tees Valley Airport (MME)Teesside, England, United KingdomView Durham Tees Valley Airport on a map Set MME as destination Airport Get more information about Durham Tees Valley Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Edinburgh Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Edinburgh Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,712.80 miles (18,849.87 km) SERyan's Creek Aerodrome (SZS)Stewart Island, New ZealandView Ryan's Creek Aerodrome on a map Set SZS as destination Airport Get more information about Ryan's Creek Aerodrome
211,690.69 miles (18,814.29 km) SSEDunedin International Airport (DUD)Dunedin, Otago, New ZealandView Dunedin International Airport on a map Set DUD as destination Airport Get more information about Dunedin International Airport
311,687.04 miles (18,808.42 km) SSEInvercargill Airport (IVC)Invercargill, New ZealandView Invercargill Airport on a map Set IVC as destination Airport Get more information about Invercargill Airport
411,640.54 miles (18,733.58 km) SSEOamaru Airport (OAM)Oamaru, North Otago, New ZealandView Oamaru Airport on a map Set OAM as destination Airport Get more information about Oamaru Airport
511,630.52 miles (18,717.46 km) SSEAlexandra Aerodrome (ALR)Alexandra, New ZealandView Alexandra Aerodrome on a map Set ALR as destination Airport Get more information about Alexandra Aerodrome
611,607.12 miles (18,679.80 km) SSEQueenstown Airport (ZQN)Queenstown, New ZealandView Queenstown Airport on a map Set ZQN as destination Airport Get more information about Queenstown Airport
711,597.87 miles (18,664.91 km) SSERichard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) (TIU)Timaru, New ZealandView Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) on a map Set TIU as destination Airport Get more information about Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport)
811,596.65 miles (18,662.96 km) SSEWanaka Airport (WKA)Wanaka, New ZealandView Wanaka Airport on a map Set WKA as destination Airport Get more information about Wanaka Airport
911,577.69 miles (18,632.45 km) SSEAshburton Aerodrome (ASG)Ashburton, New ZealandView Ashburton Aerodrome on a map Set ASG as destination Airport Get more information about Ashburton Aerodrome
1011,569.71 miles (18,619.60 km) SSEMilford Sound Airport (MFN)Milford Sound, New ZealandView Milford Sound Airport on a map Set MFN as destination Airport Get more information about Milford Sound Airport
1111,557.03 miles (18,599.19 km) SSEChristchurch International Airport (CHC)Christchurch, New ZealandView Christchurch International Airport on a map Set CHC as destination Airport Get more information about Christchurch International Airport
1211,556.85 miles (18,598.90 km) SSEGlentanner Aerodrome (GTN)Mount Cook, New ZealandView Glentanner Aerodrome on a map Set GTN as destination Airport Get more information about Glentanner Aerodrome
1311,547.70 miles (18,584.17 km) SSEMount Cook Airport (MON)Mount Cook, New ZealandView Mount Cook Airport on a map Set MON as destination Airport Get more information about Mount Cook Airport
1411,544.36 miles (18,578.80 km) SSWChatham Islands (CHT)Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New ZealandView Chatham Islands on a map Set CHT as destination Airport Get more information about Chatham Islands
1511,525.86 miles (18,549.03 km) SSEFox Glacier Aerodrome (FGL)Fox Glacier, New ZealandView Fox Glacier Aerodrome on a map Set FGL as destination Airport Get more information about Fox Glacier Aerodrome