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FZO Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: FZO / EGTG
Airport Names:
  1. Bristol Filton Airport
  2. Filton Aerodrome
Location: Filton, Bristol, United Kingdom
GPS Coordinates: 51°31'9"N by 2°35'36"W
Area Served: Bristol
Operator/Owner: BAE Systems Aviation Services Ltd
Airport Type: Private
Elevation: 225 feet (69 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Bristol Filton Airport (FZO):

  • The closest airport to Bristol Filton Airport (FZO) is Bristol Airport (BRS), which is located only 11 miles (18 kilometers) SSW of FZO.
  • Bristol Filton Airport (FZO) currently has only 1 runway.
  • The furthest airport from Bristol Filton Airport (FZO) is Dunedin International Airport (DUD), which is located 11,930 miles (19,200 kilometers) away in Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand.
  • The first flight of the Concorde 002 prototype took place on 9 April 1969 at Filton Aerodrome.
  • Because of Bristol Filton Airport's relatively low elevation of 225 feet, planes can take off or land at Bristol Filton 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.
  • Before D-Day, US-manufactured aircraft were assembled at Filton Aerodrome, from assemblies imported via Avonmouth docks.
  • In the early 1960s, a new Filton bypass was constructed, roughly parallel to the old one, and this later became part of the M5 motorway.
  • The three-bay Brabazon Hangar was built in the late 1940s under the direction of T.
  • In addition to being known as "Bristol Filton Airport", another name for FZO is "Filton Aerodrome".
  • Following a review of its commercial and economic viability, the airport stakeholders decided to close the airport for business as of 31 December 2012.

Map of Nearest Airports from Bristol Filton Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Bristol Filton Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
110.88 miles (17.51 km) SSWBristol 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
225.83 miles (41.57 km) ERAF 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
333.37 miles (53.71 km) WSWCardiff 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
436.28 miles (58.38 km) ENERAF 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
537.11 miles (59.72 km) WSWMoD 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
646.15 miles (74.27 km) ENERAF Brize Norton (BZZ)Oxfordshire, England, United KingdomView RAF Brize Norton on a map View satellite image of RAF Brize Norton Set BZZ as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Brize Norton
758.81 miles (94.64 km) ENEOxford Airport (OXF)Oxford, England, United KingdomView Oxford Airport on a map View satellite image of Oxford Airport Set OXF as destination Airport Get more information about Oxford Airport
860.58 miles (97.49 km) SSEBournemouth 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
963.60 miles (102.35 km) WSwansea 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
1064.67 miles (104.08 km) ERAF 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
1164.86 miles (104.38 km) SSWExeter International Airport (EXT)Exeter, United KingdomView Exeter International Airport on a map View satellite image of Exeter International Airport Set EXT as destination Airport Get more information about Exeter International Airport
1266.41 miles (106.87 km) SESouthampton 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
1371.12 miles (114.45 km) ESELasham 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
1473.87 miles (118.89 km) ESERAF 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
1573.91 miles (118.95 km) NNEBirmingham Airport (BHX)Birmingham, England, United KingdomView Birmingham Airport on a map View satellite image of Birmingham Airport Set BHX as destination Airport Get more information about Birmingham Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Bristol Filton Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Bristol Filton Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,930.15 miles (19,199.67 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
211,909.94 miles (19,167.14 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
311,899.23 miles (19,149.91 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
411,894.67 miles (19,142.56 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
511,866.59 miles (19,097.38 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
611,862.33 miles (19,090.52 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)
711,849.91 miles (19,070.54 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
811,837.49 miles (19,050.54 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
911,837.22 miles (19,050.11 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
1011,835.71 miles (19,047.69 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
1111,832.93 miles (19,043.20 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
1211,812.07 miles (19,009.64 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
1311,803.88 miles (18,996.46 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
1411,793.43 miles (18,979.63 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
1511,783.57 miles (18,963.78 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