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FSS Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: FSS / EGQK
Airport Name: Kinloss Barracks
Location: Forres, Scotland, United Kingdom
GPS Coordinates: 57°38'57"N by 3°33'38"W
Operator/Owner: Ministry of Defence
Airport Type: Military
Elevation: 22 feet (7 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Kinloss Barracks (FSS):

  • The closest airport to Kinloss Barracks (FSS) is RAF Lossiemouth (LMO), which is located only 9 miles (15 kilometers) ENE of FSS.
  • After the Argentines invaded the Falkland Islands in 1982, Nimrod MR2's adapted for air to air refuelling, were deployed to Ascension Island in the South Atlantic.
  • Because of Kinloss Barracks's relatively low elevation of 22 feet, planes can take off or land at Kinloss Barracks 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.
  • Kinloss Barracks (FSS) currently has only 1 runway.
  • In 1939, 14 FTS moved south and were replaced by 19 Operational Training Unit training bomber crews for the offensive.
  • In 1972 and 1976 the new Hawker Siddeley Nimrod demonstrated its capabilities when it flew surveillance sorties over Iceland's disputed fishing limits, providing support for the Royal Navy and British trawlers in the Cod Wars.
  • The furthest airport from Kinloss Barracks (FSS) is Ryan's Creek Aerodrome (SZS), which is located 11,616 miles (18,694 kilometers) away in Stewart Island, New Zealand.

Map of Nearest Airports from Kinloss Barracks:

List of Nearest Airports from Kinloss Barracks:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
19.04 miles (14.55 km) ENERAF Lossiemouth (LMO)Lossiemouth, Scotland, United KingdomView RAF Lossiemouth on a map Set LMO as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Lossiemouth
219.48 miles (31.36 km) WSWInverness Airport (INV)Inverness, Scotland, United KingdomView Inverness Airport on a map Set INV as destination Airport Get more information about Inverness Airport
358.48 miles (94.11 km) NNEWick Airport (WIC)Wick, Scotland, United KingdomView Wick Airport on a map Set WIC as destination Airport Get more information about Wick Airport
459.35 miles (95.51 km) ESEAberdeen International Airport (ABZ)Aberdeen, Scotland, United KingdomView Aberdeen International Airport on a map Set ABZ as destination Airport Get more information about Aberdeen International Airport
583.78 miles (134.83 km) SPerth Airport (PSL)Perth, Scotland, United KingdomView Perth Airport on a map Set PSL as destination Airport Get more information about Perth Airport
685.11 miles (136.96 km) SSEDundee Airport (DND)Dundee, Scotland, United KingdomView Dundee Airport on a map Set DND as destination Airport Get more information about Dundee Airport
791.95 miles (147.98 km) SSERAF Leuchars (ADX)St Andrews, Scotland, United KingdomView RAF Leuchars on a map Set ADX as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Leuchars
893.54 miles (150.53 km) NNEKirkwall Airport (KOI)Kirkwall, Orkney Islands, United KingdomView Kirkwall Airport on a map Set KOI as destination Airport Get more information about Kirkwall Airport
9108.89 miles (175.24 km) WNWStornoway Airport (SYY)Stornoway, Scotland, United KingdomView Stornoway Airport on a map Set SYY as destination Airport Get more information about Stornoway Airport
10109.23 miles (175.79 km) NNEStronsay Airport (SOY)Stronsay, Scotland, United KingdomView Stronsay Airport on a map Set SOY as destination Airport Get more information about Stronsay Airport
11110.23 miles (177.40 km) NNEEday Airport (EOI)Eday, Scotland, United KingdomView Eday Airport on a map Set EOI as destination Airport Get more information about Eday Airport
12116.18 miles (186.98 km) NNESanday Airport (NDY)Sanday, Scotland, United KingdomView Sanday Airport on a map Set NDY as destination Airport Get more information about Sanday Airport
13117.64 miles (189.32 km) SEdinburgh Airport (EDI)Edinburgh, United KingdomView Edinburgh Airport on a map Set EDI as destination Airport Get more information about Edinburgh Airport
14127.18 miles (204.67 km) SSWGlasgow International Airport (GLA)Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomView Glasgow International Airport on a map Set GLA as destination Airport Get more information about Glasgow International Airport
15135.57 miles (218.18 km) WSWColl Island Airport (COL)Coll, Scotland, United KingdomView Coll Island Airport on a map Set COL as destination Airport Get more information about Coll Island Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Kinloss Barracks:

List of Furthest Airports from Kinloss Barracks:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,616.08 miles (18,694.23 km) SSERyan'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
211,588.41 miles (18,649.69 km) SSEInvercargill Airport (IVC)Invercargill, New ZealandView Invercargill Airport on a map Set IVC as destination Airport Get more information about Invercargill Airport
311,585.01 miles (18,644.22 km) SSEDunedin 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
411,531.39 miles (18,557.92 km) SSEOamaru Airport (OAM)Oamaru, North Otago, New ZealandView Oamaru Airport on a map Set OAM as destination Airport Get more information about Oamaru Airport
511,526.30 miles (18,549.74 km) SSEAlexandra Aerodrome (ALR)Alexandra, New ZealandView Alexandra Aerodrome on a map Set ALR as destination Airport Get more information about Alexandra Aerodrome
611,504.52 miles (18,514.68 km) SSEQueenstown Airport (ZQN)Queenstown, New ZealandView Queenstown Airport on a map Set ZQN as destination Airport Get more information about Queenstown Airport
711,492.13 miles (18,494.75 km) SSEWanaka Airport (WKA)Wanaka, New ZealandView Wanaka Airport on a map Set WKA as destination Airport Get more information about Wanaka Airport
811,487.84 miles (18,487.84 km) SSERichard 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)
911,469.04 miles (18,457.59 km) SSEMilford 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
1011,466.18 miles (18,452.99 km) SSEAshburton Aerodrome (ASG)Ashburton, New ZealandView Ashburton Aerodrome on a map Set ASG as destination Airport Get more information about Ashburton Aerodrome
1111,449.08 miles (18,425.47 km) SSEGlentanner Aerodrome (GTN)Mount Cook, New ZealandView Glentanner Aerodrome on a map Set GTN as destination Airport Get more information about Glentanner Aerodrome
1211,443.94 miles (18,417.19 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
1311,439.79 miles (18,410.50 km) SSEMount 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
1411,432.71 miles (18,399.12 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
1511,417.96 miles (18,375.37 km) SSEFox Glacier Aerodrome (FGL)Fox Glacier, New ZealandView Fox Glacier Aerodrome on a map Set FGL as destination Airport Get more information about Fox Glacier Aerodrome