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FAB Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: FAB / EGLF
Airport Names:
  1. Farnborough Airport
  2. TAG London Farnborough Airport
Location: Farnborough, United Kingdom
GPS Coordinates: 51°16'31"N by 0°46'39"W
Area Served: Farnborough, Aldershot
Operator/Owner: Techniques d'Avant Garde (TAG)
Airport Type: Private
Elevation: 238 feet (73 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Farnborough Airport (FAB):

  • In addition to being known as "Farnborough Airport", another name for FAB is "TAG London Farnborough Airport".
  • Because of Farnborough Airport's relatively low elevation of 238 feet, planes can take off or land at Farnborough 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 civil enclave was operated by Farnborough Business Aviation until 2003, when the Ministry of Defence stopped operations at Farnborough.
  • The Air Accidents Investigation Branch has its head office in Farnborough House, located in a compound within Farnborough Airport.
  • The closest airport to Farnborough Airport (FAB) is Blackbushe Airport (BBS), which is located only 5 miles (7 kilometers) NW of FAB.
  • Farnborough Airport (FAB) currently has only 1 runway.
  • During the 4 September 1984 Farnborough Airshow, a de Havilland Canada DHC-5 Buffalo was destroyed when it struck Runway 25 during landing after a steep short-final descent while demonstrating its STOL capabilities to spectators and customers.
  • The furthest airport from Farnborough Airport (FAB) is Dunedin International Airport (DUD), which is located 11,884 miles (19,125 kilometers) away in Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand.
  • TAG Aviation is a multinational business aviation operator, with aircraft based in Farnborough, Switzerland, and Madrid.

Map of Nearest Airports from Farnborough Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Farnborough Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
14.52 miles (7.27 km) NWBlackbushe Airport (BBS)Yateley, Hampshire, England, United KingdomView Blackbushe Airport on a map View satellite image of Blackbushe Airport Set BBS as destination Airport Get more information about Blackbushe Airport
27.69 miles (12.38 km) WSWRAF Odiham (ODH)Odiham, United KingdomView RAF Odiham on a map View satellite image of RAF Odiham Set ODH as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Odiham
312.64 miles (20.34 km) WSWLasham Airfield (QLA)Lasham, England, United KingdomView Lasham Airfield on a map View satellite image of Lasham Airfield Set QLA as destination Airport Get more information about Lasham Airfield
419.52 miles (31.42 km) NELondon Heathrow Airport (LHR)London, England, United KingdomView London Heathrow Airport on a map View satellite image of London Heathrow Airport Set LHR as destination Airport Get more information about London Heathrow Airport
524.66 miles (39.68 km) NERAF Northolt (NHT)Ruislip, England, United KingdomView RAF Northolt on a map View satellite image of RAF Northolt Set NHT as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Northolt
626.89 miles (43.28 km) ESEGatwick Airport (LGW)London, England, United KingdomView Gatwick Airport on a map View satellite image of Gatwick Airport Set LGW as destination Airport Get more information about Gatwick Airport
727.27 miles (43.88 km) NNWRAF Benson (BEX)Benson, Oxfordshire, England, United KingdomView RAF Benson on a map View satellite image of RAF Benson Set BEX as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Benson
827.96 miles (45.00 km) ERedhill Aerodrome (KRH)Redhill, Surrey, England, United KingdomView Redhill Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Redhill Aerodrome Set KRH as destination Airport Get more information about Redhill Aerodrome
928.08 miles (45.19 km) NRAF High Wycombe (HYC)High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England, United KingdomView RAF High Wycombe on a map View satellite image of RAF High Wycombe Set HYC as destination Airport Get more information about RAF High Wycombe
1028.74 miles (46.26 km) SChichester/Goodwood Airport (QUG)Chichester, England, United KingdomView Chichester/Goodwood Airport on a map View satellite image of Chichester/Goodwood Airport Set QUG as destination Airport Get more information about Chichester/Goodwood Airport
1133.69 miles (54.23 km) SWSouthampton 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
1235.20 miles (56.65 km) ELondon Biggin Hill Airport (BQH)Biggin Hill / London, England, United KingdomView London Biggin Hill Airport on a map View satellite image of London Biggin Hill Airport Set BQH as destination Airport Get more information about London Biggin Hill Airport
1336.85 miles (59.31 km) SEShoreham Airport (ESH)Lancing, West Sussex, United KingdomView Shoreham Airport on a map View satellite image of Shoreham Airport Set ESH as destination Airport Get more information about Shoreham Airport
1439.26 miles (63.19 km) ENELondon City Airport (LCY)London, England, United KingdomView London City Airport on a map View satellite image of London City Airport Set LCY as destination Airport Get more information about London City Airport
1540.76 miles (65.60 km) NNEHatfield Aerodrome (HTF)Hatfield, Hertfordshire, England, United KingdomView Hatfield Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Hatfield Aerodrome Set HTF as destination Airport Get more information about Hatfield Aerodrome

Map of Furthest Airports from Farnborough Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Farnborough Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,883.89 miles (19,125.22 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
211,883.28 miles (19,124.24 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
311,862.37 miles (19,090.58 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
411,850.66 miles (19,071.75 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
511,838.60 miles (19,052.33 km) ESEInvercargill 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
611,829.35 miles (19,037.45 km) SERichard 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)
711,821.71 miles (19,025.15 km) SEAshburton 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
811,820.59 miles (19,023.34 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
911,815.02 miles (19,014.38 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
1011,791.54 miles (18,976.60 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
1111,789.63 miles (18,973.53 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
1211,775.41 miles (18,950.63 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
1311,770.61 miles (18,942.91 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
1411,767.83 miles (18,938.44 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
1511,747.34 miles (18,905.46 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