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IATA / ICAO Codes: EXT / EGTE
Airport Name: Exeter International Airport
Location: Exeter, United Kingdom
GPS Coordinates: 50°44'3"N by 3°24'50"W
Area Served: Exeter, Devon
Operator/Owner: Exeter and Devon Airport Limited
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 102 feet (31 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Exeter International Airport (EXT):

  • Scheduled services to the Channel Islands began in 1952 and charter flights to various locations followed.
  • Exeter International Airport handled 741,465 passengers last year.
  • Because of Exeter International Airport's relatively low elevation of 102 feet, planes can take off or land at Exeter International 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.
  • Walruses of an RAF air-sea rescue flight were the next tenants and these were joined by a glider training unit early in 1945.
  • Exeter International Airport is located 4 miles east of the city of Exeter and is approximately 170 miles south west of London.
  • The airfield had originated as a grass field for club flying before being constructed in 1937 and formally opened on 30 July 1938 as Exeter Airport at a cost of about £20,000.
  • Post-war, Exeter was reclaimed by Fighter Command and a French Supermarine Spitfire squadron, No.
  • The closest airport to Exeter International Airport (EXT) is Plymouth City Airport (PLH), which is located 37 miles (60 kilometers) SW of EXT.
  • Exeter International Airport (EXT) currently has only 1 runway.
  • The furthest airport from Exeter International Airport (EXT) is Dunedin International Airport (DUD), which is located 11,994 miles (19,302 kilometers) away in Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand.
  • During World War II RAF Exeter was important RAF Fighter Command airfield during the Battle of Britain, with some two dozen different RAF fighter squadrons being stationed there for varying periods through 1944, and just about all the operational fighter types of those years had been present.

Map of Nearest Airports from Exeter International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Exeter International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
137.22 miles (59.90 km) SWPlymouth City Airport (PLH)Plymouth, United KingdomView Plymouth City Airport on a map View satellite image of Plymouth City Airport Set PLH as destination Airport Get more information about Plymouth City Airport
245.86 miles (73.80 km) NCardiff Airport (CWL)Cardiff, Wales, United KingdomView Cardiff Airport on a map View satellite image of Cardiff Airport Set CWL as destination Airport Get more information about Cardiff Airport
346.32 miles (74.55 km) NMoD St Athan (DGX)St Athan, Wales, United KingdomView MoD St Athan on a map View satellite image of MoD St Athan Set DGX as destination Airport Get more information about MoD St Athan
454.01 miles (86.92 km) NNEBristol Airport (BRS)Bristol, England, United KingdomView Bristol Airport on a map View satellite image of Bristol Airport Set BRS as destination Airport Get more information about Bristol Airport
564.86 miles (104.38 km) NNEBristol Filton Airport (FZO)Filton, Bristol, United KingdomView Bristol Filton Airport on a map View satellite image of Bristol Filton Airport Set FZO as destination Airport Get more information about Bristol Filton Airport
666.50 miles (107.03 km) NNWSwansea Airport (SWS)Swansea, Wales, United KingdomView Swansea Airport on a map View satellite image of Swansea Airport Set SWS as destination Airport Get more information about Swansea Airport
768.75 miles (110.65 km) EBournemouth Airport (BOH)Bournemouth, England, United KingdomView Bournemouth Airport on a map View satellite image of Bournemouth Airport Set BOH as destination Airport Get more information about Bournemouth Airport
872.27 miles (116.31 km) WSWNewquay Cornwall Airport (NQY)Newquay, England, United KingdomView Newquay Cornwall Airport on a map View satellite image of Newquay Cornwall Airport Set NQY as destination Airport Get more information about Newquay Cornwall Airport
981.44 miles (131.06 km) NERAF Lyneham (LYE)Wiltshire, England, United KingdomView RAF Lyneham on a map View satellite image of RAF Lyneham Set LYE as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Lyneham
1088.62 miles (142.62 km) SEAlderney Airport (ACI)Alderney, Channel Islands, United KingdomView Alderney Airport on a map View satellite image of Alderney Airport Set ACI as destination Airport Get more information about Alderney Airport
1190.98 miles (146.42 km) ESouthampton Airport (SOU)Eastleigh (near Southampton), England, United KingdomView Southampton Airport on a map View satellite image of Southampton Airport Set SOU as destination Airport Get more information about Southampton Airport
1296.06 miles (154.60 km) NERAF Fairford (FFD)Fairford, England, United KingdomView RAF Fairford on a map View satellite image of RAF Fairford Set FFD as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Fairford
1396.75 miles (155.70 km) SSEGuernsey Airport (GCI)Guernsey, Channel Islands, United KingdomView Guernsey Airport on a map View satellite image of Guernsey Airport Set GCI as destination Airport Get more information about Guernsey Airport
14100.91 miles (162.39 km) EBembridge Airport (BBP)Bembridge, Isle of Wight, United KingdomView Bembridge Airport on a map View satellite image of Bembridge Airport Set BBP as destination Airport Get more information about Bembridge Airport
15101.15 miles (162.79 km) NWHaverfordwest Aerodrome (HAW)Haverfordwest, Wales, United KingdomView Haverfordwest Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Haverfordwest Aerodrome Set HAW as destination Airport Get more information about Haverfordwest Aerodrome

Map of Furthest Airports from Exeter International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Exeter International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,993.98 miles (19,302.39 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
211,969.07 miles (19,262.30 km) ESERyan'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
311,964.06 miles (19,254.24 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
411,955.37 miles (19,240.26 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
511,930.40 miles (19,200.07 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
611,927.17 miles (19,194.86 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)
711,914.49 miles (19,174.46 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
811,901.36 miles (19,153.33 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
911,900.66 miles (19,152.21 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
1011,899.83 miles (19,150.86 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
1111,876.89 miles (19,113.96 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
1211,868.72 miles (19,100.80 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
1311,858.35 miles (19,084.11 km) SWChatham 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
1411,856.49 miles (19,081.13 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
1511,847.54 miles (19,066.71 km) SEFox Glacier Aerodrome (FGL)Fox Glacier, New ZealandView Fox Glacier Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Fox Glacier Aerodrome Set FGL as destination Airport Get more information about Fox Glacier Aerodrome