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EMA Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: EMA / EGNX
Airport Name: East Midlands Airport
Location: Castle Donington, Leicestershire, United Kingdom
GPS Coordinates: 52°49'51"N by 1°19'40"W
Area Served: East Midlands
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 306 feet (93 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about East Midlands Airport (EMA):

  • It was announced on 13 April 2011 that Bmibaby would close its Manchester and Cardiff bases, moving an additional service to East Midlands Airport with increased frequencies and new routes for summer 2012.
  • EMA has a CAA Public Use Aerodrome Licence that allows flights for the public transport of passengers or for flying instruction.
  • Expansion was swift, with a further runway extension to 2,283 m and terminal upgrade in the late 1970s.
  • By 2006, annual passengers had reached 4.72 million, twelfth highest in the UK.
  • The closest airport to East Midlands Airport (EMA) is RAF Cottesmore (OKH), which is located 29 miles (47 kilometers) ESE of EMA.
  • The furthest airport from East Midlands Airport (EMA) is Dunedin International Airport (DUD), which is located 11,827 miles (19,034 kilometers) away in Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand.
  • Until 1982, when the head office moved to Donington Hall,British Midland had its head office on the airport property.
  • East Midlands Airport handled 4,334,117 passengers last year.
  • Because of East Midlands Airport's relatively low elevation of 306 feet, planes can take off or land at East Midlands 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.
  • The airport has excellent connections to the motorway network as it is near the M1 and M42, bringing the airfield within easy reach of the major population centres of the Midlands.
  • East Midlands Airport (EMA) currently has only 1 runway.

Map of Nearest Airports from East Midlands Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from East Midlands Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
129.13 miles (46.88 km) ESERAF Cottesmore (OKH)Oakham, England, United KingdomView RAF Cottesmore on a map View satellite image of RAF Cottesmore Set OKH as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Cottesmore
231.46 miles (50.63 km) SWBirmingham Airport (BHX)Birmingham, England, United KingdomView Birmingham Airport on a map View satellite image of Birmingham Airport Set BHX as destination Airport Get more information about Birmingham Airport
332.32 miles (52.02 km) SSWCoventry Airport (CVT)Coventry, West Midlands, England, United KingdomView Coventry Airport on a map View satellite image of Coventry Airport Set CVT as destination Airport Get more information about Coventry Airport
438.99 miles (62.74 km) NSheffield City Heliport (SZD)Sheffield, England, United KingdomView Sheffield City Heliport on a map View satellite image of Sheffield City Heliport Set SZD as destination Airport Get more information about Sheffield City Heliport
542.68 miles (68.69 km) SSESywell Aerodrome (ORM)Northampton / Peterborough, United KingdomView Sywell Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Sywell Aerodrome Set ORM as destination Airport Get more information about Sywell Aerodrome
646.48 miles (74.81 km) NNERobin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield (DSA)Doncaster, England, United KingdomView Robin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield on a map View satellite image of Robin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield Set DSA as destination Airport Get more information about Robin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield
751.62 miles (83.08 km) ENERAF Coningsby (QCY)Coningsby, England, United KingdomView RAF Coningsby on a map View satellite image of RAF Coningsby Set QCY as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Coningsby
853.38 miles (85.90 km) NWManchester Airport (MAN)Manchester, United KingdomView Manchester Airport on a map View satellite image of Manchester Airport Set MAN as destination Airport Get more information about Manchester Airport
956.53 miles (90.97 km) SERAF AlconburyUSAAF Station 102 (AYH)Alconbury, England, United KingdomView RAF AlconburyUSAAF Station 102 on a map View satellite image of RAF AlconburyUSAAF Station 102 Set AYH as destination Airport Get more information about RAF AlconburyUSAAF Station 102
1059.66 miles (96.02 km) SSEMilton Keynes Airport (KYN)Milton Keynes, England, United KingdomView Milton Keynes Airport on a map View satellite image of Milton Keynes Airport Set KYN as destination Airport Get more information about Milton Keynes Airport
1162.88 miles (101.20 km) NERAF Binbrook (GSY)Grimsby, England, United KingdomView RAF Binbrook on a map View satellite image of RAF Binbrook Set GSY as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Binbrook
1265.36 miles (105.19 km) NEHumberside Airport (HUY)North Lincolnshire, United KingdomView Humberside Airport on a map View satellite image of Humberside Airport Set HUY as destination Airport Get more information about Humberside Airport
1368.69 miles (110.55 km) SOxford Airport (OXF)Oxford, England, United KingdomView Oxford Airport on a map View satellite image of Oxford Airport Set OXF as destination Airport Get more information about Oxford Airport
1472.07 miles (115.99 km) WNWLiverpool John Lennon Airport (LPL)Liverpool, England, United KingdomView Liverpool John Lennon Airport on a map View satellite image of Liverpool John Lennon Airport Set LPL as destination Airport Get more information about Liverpool John Lennon Airport
1572.67 miles (116.95 km) WNWChester Hawarden Airport Hawarden Airport (CEG)Chester, England, United KingdomView Chester Hawarden Airport Hawarden Airport on a map View satellite image of Chester Hawarden Airport Hawarden Airport Set CEG as destination Airport Get more information about Chester Hawarden Airport Hawarden Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from East Midlands Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from East Midlands Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,827.10 miles (19,033.82 km) SEDunedin 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
211,813.76 miles (19,012.35 km) SERyan's Creek Aerodrome (SZS)Stewart Island, New ZealandView Ryan's Creek Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Ryan's Creek Aerodrome Set SZS as destination Airport Get more information about Ryan's Creek Aerodrome
311,796.32 miles (18,984.29 km) SEInvercargill Airport (IVC)Invercargill, New ZealandView Invercargill Airport on a map View satellite image of Invercargill Airport Set IVC as destination Airport Get more information about Invercargill Airport
411,794.26 miles (18,980.98 km) SEOamaru 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
511,774.93 miles (18,949.87 km) SSWChatham 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
611,763.64 miles (18,931.69 km) SEAlexandra Aerodrome (ALR)Alexandra, New ZealandView Alexandra Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Alexandra Aerodrome Set ALR as destination Airport Get more information about Alexandra Aerodrome
711,757.08 miles (18,921.14 km) SSERichard 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)
811,744.65 miles (18,901.13 km) SSEAshburton 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
911,734.89 miles (18,885.43 km) SEQueenstown Airport (ZQN)Queenstown, New ZealandView Queenstown Airport on a map View satellite image of Queenstown Airport Set ZQN as destination Airport Get more information about Queenstown Airport
1011,732.67 miles (18,881.86 km) SSEChristchurch 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
1111,732.28 miles (18,881.22 km) SEWanaka Airport (WKA)Wanaka, New ZealandView Wanaka Airport on a map View satellite image of Wanaka Airport Set WKA as destination Airport Get more information about Wanaka Airport
1211,707.16 miles (18,840.81 km) SEGlentanner Aerodrome (GTN)Mount Cook, New ZealandView Glentanner Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Glentanner Aerodrome Set GTN as destination Airport Get more information about Glentanner Aerodrome
1311,698.91 miles (18,827.52 km) SEMount Cook Airport (MON)Mount Cook, New ZealandView Mount Cook Airport on a map View satellite image of Mount Cook Airport Set MON as destination Airport Get more information about Mount Cook Airport
1411,691.76 miles (18,816.02 km) SEMilford Sound Airport (MFN)Milford Sound, New ZealandView Milford Sound Airport on a map View satellite image of Milford Sound Airport Set MFN as destination Airport Get more information about Milford Sound Airport
1511,680.52 miles (18,797.93 km) SSEKaikoura 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