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EVH Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: EVH / YEVD
Airport Name: Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome
Location: Evans Head, New South Wales, Australia
GPS Coordinates: 29°5'35"S by 153°25'11"E
Operator/Owner: Richmond Valley Council
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 20 feet (6 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome (EVH):

  • During upgrades at Casino Airport to allow the operation of Fokker F28 jets, Evans Head was reopened to commercial traffic for a short period in 1985.
  • The furthest airport from Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome (EVH) is La Palma Airport (SPC), which is located 11,902 miles (19,154 kilometers) away in La Palma, Canary Islands, Spain.
  • Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome (EVH) currently has only 1 runway.
  • The closest airport to Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome (EVH) is Ballina Byron Gateway Airport (BNK), which is located only 20 miles (32 kilometers) NNE of EVH.
  • A high profile consortium, Evans Head Airpark Pty Ltd.
  • In 2005, a management plan for the aerodrome was submitted by the Richmond Valley Council to the Heritage Office to allow the rezoning of airport land for the construction of a retirement village.
  • An industrial estate now occupies much of the former residential area for the base.
  • In late 1941 with Japan entering the war, the proximity of RAAF Evans Head to Brisbane made the base an important defensive asset in the event of an attack.
  • Because of Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome's relatively low elevation of 20 feet, planes can take off or land at Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome 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.

Map of Nearest Airports from Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome:

List of Nearest Airports from Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
119.90 miles (32.03 km) NNEBallina Byron Gateway Airport (BNK)Ballina, New South Wales, AustraliaView Ballina Byron Gateway Airport on a map View satellite image of Ballina Byron Gateway Airport Set BNK as destination Airport Get more information about Ballina Byron Gateway Airport
220.72 miles (33.35 km) NNWLismore Airport (LSY)Lismore, New South Wales, AustraliaView Lismore Airport on a map View satellite image of Lismore Airport Set LSY as destination Airport Get more information about Lismore Airport
351.70 miles (83.20 km) SSWClarence Valley Regional Airport (GFN)Grafton, New South Wales, AustraliaView Clarence Valley Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Clarence Valley Regional Airport Set GFN as destination Airport Get more information about Clarence Valley Regional Airport
464.35 miles (103.56 km) NGold Coast Airport (OOL)Coolangatta, Queensland, AustraliaView Gold Coast Airport on a map View satellite image of Gold Coast Airport Set OOL as destination Airport Get more information about Gold Coast Airport
586.69 miles (139.51 km) SSWCoffs Harbour Airport (CFS)Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, AustraliaView Coffs Harbour Airport on a map View satellite image of Coffs Harbour Airport Set CFS as destination Airport Get more information about Coffs Harbour Airport
6111.64 miles (179.66 km) WSWGlen Innes Airport (GLI)Glen Innes, New South Wales, AustraliaView Glen Innes Airport on a map View satellite image of Glen Innes Airport Set GLI as destination Airport Get more information about Glen Innes Airport
7119.57 miles (192.43 km) NBrisbane Airport (BNE)Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaView Brisbane Airport on a map View satellite image of Brisbane Airport Set BNE as destination Airport Get more information about Brisbane Airport
8121.24 miles (195.12 km) WNWStanthorpe Airport (SNH)Stanthorpe, Queensland, AustraliaView Stanthorpe Airport on a map View satellite image of Stanthorpe Airport Set SNH as destination Airport Get more information about Stanthorpe Airport
9142.29 miles (229.00 km) SSWKempsey Airport (KPS)Kempsey, New South Wales, AustraliaView Kempsey Airport on a map View satellite image of Kempsey Airport Set KPS as destination Airport Get more information about Kempsey Airport
10146.69 miles (236.07 km) SWArmidale Airport (ARM)Armidale, New South Wales, AustraliaView Armidale Airport on a map View satellite image of Armidale Airport Set ARM as destination Airport Get more information about Armidale Airport
11147.48 miles (237.34 km) WSWInverell Airport (IVR)Inverell, New South Wales, AustraliaView Inverell Airport on a map View satellite image of Inverell Airport Set IVR as destination Airport Get more information about Inverell Airport
12159.50 miles (256.69 km) NCaloundra Airport (CUD)Caloundra, Queensland, AustraliaView Caloundra Airport on a map View satellite image of Caloundra Airport Set CUD as destination Airport Get more information about Caloundra Airport
13165.22 miles (265.90 km) SSWPort Macquarie Airport (PQQ)Port Macquarie, New South Wales, AustraliaView Port Macquarie Airport on a map View satellite image of Port Macquarie Airport Set PQQ as destination Airport Get more information about Port Macquarie Airport
14173.21 miles (278.75 km) NSunshine-Coast-Airport (MCY)Marcoola, Queensland, AustraliaView Sunshine-Coast-Airport on a map View satellite image of Sunshine-Coast-Airport Set MCY as destination Airport Get more information about Sunshine-Coast-Airport
15191.77 miles (308.63 km) WGoondiwindi Airport (GOO)Goondiwindi, Queensland, AustraliaView Goondiwindi Airport on a map View satellite image of Goondiwindi Airport Set GOO as destination Airport Get more information about Goondiwindi Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome:

List of Furthest Airports from Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,901.96 miles (19,154.31 km) WLa Palma Airport (SPC)La Palma, Canary Islands, SpainView La Palma Airport on a map View satellite image of La Palma Airport Set SPC as destination Airport Get more information about La Palma Airport
211,886.24 miles (19,129.01 km) NSanta Maria Airport (SMA)Santa Maria, PortugalView Santa Maria Airport on a map View satellite image of Santa Maria Airport Set SMA as destination Airport Get more information about Santa Maria Airport
311,863.89 miles (19,093.04 km) WLa Gomera Airport (GMZ)Alajeró / San Sebastián, Canary Islands, SpainView La Gomera Airport on a map View satellite image of La Gomera Airport Set GMZ as destination Airport Get more information about La Gomera Airport
411,837.08 miles (19,049.89 km) NJoão Paulo II Airport (PDL)Ponta Delgada, Azores, PortugalView João Paulo II Airport on a map View satellite image of João Paulo II Airport Set PDL as destination Airport Get more information about João Paulo II Airport
511,825.42 miles (19,031.12 km) WTenerife-South Airport (TFS)Tenerife, Canary Islands, SpainView Tenerife-South Airport on a map View satellite image of Tenerife-South Airport Set TFS as destination Airport Get more information about Tenerife-South Airport
611,815.59 miles (19,015.30 km) WTenerife North Airport (TFN)Tenerife, Canary Islands, SpainView Tenerife North Airport on a map View satellite image of Tenerife North Airport Set TFN as destination Airport Get more information about Tenerife North Airport
711,804.98 miles (18,998.22 km) WNWMadeira Airport (FNC)Funchal, Madeira, PortugalView Madeira Airport on a map View satellite image of Madeira Airport Set FNC as destination Airport Get more information about Madeira Airport
811,774.47 miles (18,949.13 km) NPico Airport (PIX)Pico Island, Azores, PortugalView Pico Airport on a map View satellite image of Pico Airport Set PIX as destination Airport Get more information about Pico Airport
911,774.09 miles (18,948.52 km) NHorta International Airport (HOR)Horta, Azores, PortugalView Horta International Airport on a map View satellite image of Horta International Airport Set HOR as destination Airport Get more information about Horta International Airport
1011,772.40 miles (18,945.80 km) WNWPorto Santo Airport (PXO)Porto Santo, Madeira, PortugalView Porto Santo Airport on a map View satellite image of Porto Santo Airport Set PXO as destination Airport Get more information about Porto Santo Airport
1111,768.12 miles (18,938.91 km) NLajes Air Base (TER)Lajes, Azores, PortugalView Lajes Air Base on a map View satellite image of Lajes Air Base Set TER as destination Airport Get more information about Lajes Air Base
1211,752.76 miles (18,914.19 km) WGran Canaria Airport (LPA)Las Palmas, Canary Islands, SpainView Gran Canaria Airport on a map View satellite image of Gran Canaria Airport Set LPA as destination Airport Get more information about Gran Canaria Airport
1311,741.00 miles (18,895.26 km) NGraciosa Airport (GRW)Graciosa Island, Azores, PortugalView Graciosa Airport on a map View satellite image of Graciosa Airport Set GRW as destination Airport Get more information about Graciosa Airport
1411,680.92 miles (18,798.58 km) WNWDakhla Airport (VIL)Dakhla, Western SaharaView Dakhla Airport on a map View satellite image of Dakhla Airport Set VIL as destination Airport Get more information about Dakhla Airport
1511,675.26 miles (18,789.46 km) NNEFlores Airport (FLW)Flores Island, Azores, PortugalView Flores Airport on a map View satellite image of Flores Airport Set FLW as destination Airport Get more information about Flores Airport