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FFD Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: FFD / EGVA
Airport Name: RAF Fairford
Location: Fairford, England, United Kingdom
GPS Coordinates: 51°40'55"N by 1°47'24"W
Operator/Owner: Ministry of Defence
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Facts about RAF Fairford (FFD):

  • RAF Lyneham's position as the primary tactical transport base for the RAF was emphasised in February 1971 when Nos.
  • RAF Fairford was the only TransOceanic Abort Landing site for NASA's Space Shuttle in the UK.
  • Operations staff and maintenance personnel were permanently assigned, but aircraft, aircrews and crew chiefs were temporarily assigned to the 11th Strategic Group for the European Tanker Task Force on rotation.
  • RAF Fairford was constructed in 1944 to serve as an airfield for British and American troop carriers and gliders for the D-Day invasion of Normandy during World War II.
  • The closest airport to RAF Fairford (FFD) is RAF Brize Norton (BZZ), which is located only 10 miles (16 kilometers) ENE of FFD.
  • The furthest airport from RAF Fairford (FFD) is Dunedin International Airport (DUD), which is located 11,898 miles (19,148 kilometers) away in Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand.

Map of Nearest Airports from RAF Fairford:

List of Nearest Airports from RAF Fairford:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
110.00 miles (16.09 km) ENERAF Brize Norton (BZZ)Oxfordshire, England, United KingdomView RAF Brize Norton on a map Set BZZ as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Brize Norton
215.02 miles (24.17 km) SWRAF Lyneham (LYE)Wiltshire, England, United KingdomView RAF Lyneham on a map Set LYE as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Lyneham
322.77 miles (36.64 km) ENEOxford Airport (OXF)Oxford, England, United KingdomView Oxford Airport on a map Set OXF as destination Airport Get more information about Oxford Airport
430.10 miles (48.45 km) ERAF Benson (BEX)Benson, Oxfordshire, England, United KingdomView RAF Benson on a map Set BEX as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Benson
536.28 miles (58.38 km) WSWBristol Filton Airport (FZO)Filton, Bristol, United KingdomView Bristol Filton Airport on a map Set FZO as destination Airport Get more information about Bristol Filton Airport
642.33 miles (68.12 km) ERAF High Wycombe (HYC)High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England, United KingdomView RAF High Wycombe on a map Set HYC as destination Airport Get more information about RAF High Wycombe
744.98 miles (72.38 km) WSWBristol Airport (BRS)Bristol, England, United KingdomView Bristol Airport on a map Set BRS as destination Airport Get more information about Bristol Airport
847.23 miles (76.02 km) SELasham Airfield (QLA)Lasham, England, United KingdomView Lasham Airfield on a map Set QLA as destination Airport Get more information about Lasham Airfield
947.50 miles (76.44 km) ESEBlackbushe Airport (BBS)Yateley, Hampshire, England, United KingdomView Blackbushe Airport on a map Set BBS as destination Airport Get more information about Blackbushe Airport
1047.84 miles (76.99 km) SERAF Odiham (ODH)Odiham, United KingdomView RAF Odiham on a map Set ODH as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Odiham
1149.48 miles (79.64 km) NNECoventry Airport (CVT)Coventry, West Midlands, England, United KingdomView Coventry Airport on a map Set CVT as destination Airport Get more information about Coventry Airport
1250.42 miles (81.15 km) ENEMilton Keynes Airport (KYN)Milton Keynes, England, United KingdomView Milton Keynes Airport on a map Set KYN as destination Airport Get more information about Milton Keynes Airport
1351.85 miles (83.45 km) ESEFarnborough Airport (FAB)Farnborough, United KingdomView Farnborough Airport on a map Set FAB as destination Airport Get more information about Farnborough Airport
1453.35 miles (85.85 km) NBirmingham Airport (BHX)Birmingham, England, United KingdomView Birmingham Airport on a map Set BHX as destination Airport Get more information about Birmingham Airport
1553.92 miles (86.78 km) SSESouthampton Airport (SOU)Eastleigh (near Southampton), England, United KingdomView Southampton Airport on a map Set SOU as destination Airport Get more information about Southampton Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from RAF Fairford:

List of Furthest Airports from RAF Fairford:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,897.99 miles (19,147.91 km) SEDunedin 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
211,874.86 miles (19,110.69 km) ESERyan'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
311,869.65 miles (19,102.31 km) SEOamaru Airport (OAM)Oamaru, North Otago, New ZealandView Oamaru Airport on a map Set OAM as destination Airport Get more information about Oamaru Airport
411,860.18 miles (19,087.07 km) SEInvercargill Airport (IVC)Invercargill, New ZealandView Invercargill Airport on a map Set IVC as destination Airport Get more information about Invercargill Airport
511,839.51 miles (19,053.79 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
611,834.41 miles (19,045.60 km) SEAlexandra Aerodrome (ALR)Alexandra, New ZealandView Alexandra Aerodrome on a map Set ALR as destination Airport Get more information about Alexandra Aerodrome
711,833.87 miles (19,044.72 km) SERichard 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)
811,822.95 miles (19,027.15 km) SSEAshburton Aerodrome (ASG)Ashburton, New ZealandView Ashburton Aerodrome on a map Set ASG as destination Airport Get more information about Ashburton Aerodrome
911,812.41 miles (19,010.18 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
1011,804.61 miles (18,997.63 km) SEQueenstown Airport (ZQN)Queenstown, New ZealandView Queenstown Airport on a map Set ZQN as destination Airport Get more information about Queenstown Airport
1111,803.98 miles (18,996.62 km) SEWanaka Airport (WKA)Wanaka, New ZealandView Wanaka Airport on a map Set WKA as destination Airport Get more information about Wanaka Airport
1211,782.42 miles (18,961.92 km) SEGlentanner Aerodrome (GTN)Mount Cook, New ZealandView Glentanner Aerodrome on a map Set GTN as destination Airport Get more information about Glentanner Aerodrome
1311,774.40 miles (18,949.02 km) SEMount 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
1411,761.76 miles (18,928.67 km) SSEKaikoura Aerodrome (KBZ)Kaikoura, New ZealandView Kaikoura Aerodrome on a map Set KBZ as destination Airport Get more information about Kaikoura Aerodrome
1511,760.44 miles (18,926.54 km) SEMilford 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