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GWE Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: GWE / FVTL
Airport Name: Gweru-Thornhill Air Base
Location: Gweru, Zimbabwe
GPS Coordinates: 19°26'11"S by 29°51'42"E
Airport Type: Military
Elevation: 4,680 feet (1,426 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Gweru-Thornhill Air Base (GWE):

  • Gweru-Thornhill Air Base (GWE) has 2 runways.
  • The closest airport to Gweru-Thornhill Air Base (GWE) is Masvingo Airport (MVZ), which is located 78 miles (125 kilometers) ESE of GWE.
  • Because of Gweru-Thornhill Air Base's high elevation of 4,680 feet, planes must typically fly at a faster airspeed in order to takeoff or land at GWE. Combined with a high temperature, this could make GWE a "Hot & High" airport, where the air density is lower than it would otherwise be at sea level.
  • The furthest airport from Gweru-Thornhill Air Base (GWE) is Hilo International Airport (ITO), which is nearly antipodal to Gweru-Thornhill Air Base (meaning Gweru-Thornhill Air Base is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Hilo International Airport), and is located 12,117 miles (19,500 kilometers) away in Hilo, Hawaii, United States.

Map of Nearest Airports from Gweru-Thornhill Air Base:

List of Nearest Airports from Gweru-Thornhill Air Base:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
177.66 miles (124.99 km) ESEMasvingo Airport (MVZ)Masvingo, ZimbabweView Masvingo Airport on a map Set MVZ as destination Airport Get more information about Masvingo Airport
290.32 miles (145.36 km) WSWJoshua Mqabuko Nkomo International Airport (BUQ)Bulawayo, ZimbabweView Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo International Airport on a map Set BUQ as destination Airport Get more information about Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo International Airport
3131.52 miles (211.66 km) NEHarare International Airport (HRE)Harare, ZimbabweView Harare International Airport on a map Set HRE as destination Airport Get more information about Harare International Airport
4155.49 miles (250.24 km) SEBuffalo Range Airport (BFO)Chiredzi, ZimbabweView Buffalo Range Airport on a map Set BFO as destination Airport Get more information about Buffalo Range Airport
5182.94 miles (294.42 km) EMutare Airport (UTA)Mutare, ZimbabweView Mutare Airport on a map Set UTA as destination Airport Get more information about Mutare Airport
6187.55 miles (301.83 km) ESEChipinge Airport (CHJ)Chipinge, ZimbabweView Chipinge Airport on a map Set CHJ as destination Airport Get more information about Chipinge Airport
7193.73 miles (311.78 km) WNWHwange National Park Airport (HWN)Hwange National Park, ZimbabweView Hwange National Park Airport on a map Set HWN as destination Airport Get more information about Hwange National Park Airport
8195.21 miles (314.16 km) SWFrancistown International Airport/Francistown Air Base (FRW)Francistown, BotswanaView Francistown International Airport/Francistown Air Base on a map Set FRW as destination Airport Get more information about Francistown International Airport/Francistown Air Base
9211.50 miles (340.38 km) NNWKariba Airport (KAB)Kariba, ZimbabweView Kariba Airport on a map Set KAB as destination Airport Get more information about Kariba Airport
10233.47 miles (375.74 km) EChimoio Airport (VPY)Chimoio, MozambiqueView Chimoio Airport on a map Set VPY as destination Airport Get more information about Chimoio Airport
11278.99 miles (448.99 km) WNWVictoria Falls Airport (VFA)Victoria Falls, ZimbabweView Victoria Falls Airport on a map Set VFA as destination Airport Get more information about Victoria Falls Airport
12287.01 miles (461.90 km) WNWLivingstone Airport (LVI)Livingstone, ZambiaView Livingstone Airport on a map Set LVI as destination Airport Get more information about Livingstone Airport
13298.51 miles (480.41 km) NNWKenneth Kaunda International Airport (LUN)Lusaka, ZambiaView Kenneth Kaunda International Airport on a map Set LUN as destination Airport Get more information about Kenneth Kaunda International Airport
14305.72 miles (492.01 km) SPolokwane International Airport (PTG)Polokwane, South AfricaView Polokwane International Airport on a map Set PTG as destination Airport Get more information about Polokwane International Airport
15321.82 miles (517.93 km) SSEHendrik Van Eck Airport (PHW)Phalaborwa, South AfricaView Hendrik Van Eck Airport on a map Set PHW as destination Airport Get more information about Hendrik Van Eck Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Gweru-Thornhill Air Base:

List of Furthest Airports from Gweru-Thornhill Air Base:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,116.56 miles (19,499.66 km) EHilo International Airport (ITO)Hilo, Hawaii, United StatesView Hilo International Airport on a map Set ITO as destination Airport Get more information about Hilo International Airport
212,075.02 miles (19,432.82 km) EWaimea-Kohala Airport (MUE)Kamuela, Hawaii, United StatesView Waimea-Kohala Airport on a map Set MUE as destination Airport Get more information about Waimea-Kohala Airport
312,072.70 miles (19,429.08 km) EPōhakuloa Training Area (BSF)Camp Pohakuloa, Hawaii, United StatesView Pōhakuloa Training Area on a map Set BSF as destination Airport Get more information about Pōhakuloa Training Area
412,060.58 miles (19,409.57 km) EUpolu Airport (UPP)Hawi, Hawaii, United StatesView Upolu Airport on a map Set UPP as destination Airport Get more information about Upolu Airport
512,051.70 miles (19,395.29 km) EKona International Airport at Keāhole (KOA)Kailua / Kona, Hawaii, United StatesView Kona International Airport at Keāhole on a map Set KOA as destination Airport Get more information about Kona International Airport at Keāhole
612,044.18 miles (19,383.19 km) ENEHana Airport (HNM)Hana, Hawaii, United StatesView Hana Airport on a map Set HNM as destination Airport Get more information about Hana Airport
712,016.40 miles (19,338.48 km) ENEKahului Airport (OGG)Kahului, Hawaii, United StatesView Kahului Airport on a map Set OGG as destination Airport Get more information about Kahului Airport
812,000.16 miles (19,312.33 km) ENEKapalua Airport (JHM)Lahaina, Hawaii, United StatesView Kapalua Airport on a map Set JHM as destination Airport Get more information about Kapalua Airport
911,985.07 miles (19,288.05 km) ENELanai Airport (LNY)Lanai City, Hawaii, United StatesView Lanai Airport on a map Set LNY as destination Airport Get more information about Lanai Airport
1011,977.30 miles (19,275.55 km) ENEKalaupapa Airport (LUP)Kalaupapa, Hawaii, United StatesView Kalaupapa Airport on a map Set LUP as destination Airport Get more information about Kalaupapa Airport
1111,970.59 miles (19,264.75 km) ENEMolokai Airport (MKK)Kaunakakai, Hawaii, United StatesView Molokai Airport on a map Set MKK as destination Airport Get more information about Molokai Airport
1211,916.18 miles (19,177.18 km) ENEHonolulu International Airport (HNL)Honolulu, Hawaii, United StatesView Honolulu International Airport on a map Set HNL as destination Airport Get more information about Honolulu International Airport
1311,916.18 miles (19,177.18 km) ENEHickam Field (HIK)Honolulu, Hawaii, United StatesView Hickam Field on a map Set HIK as destination Airport Get more information about Hickam Field
1411,907.08 miles (19,162.55 km) ENEKalaeloa Airport (NAX)Kapolei, Hawaii, United StatesView Kalaeloa Airport on a map Set NAX as destination Airport Get more information about Kalaeloa Airport
1511,906.16 miles (19,161.05 km) ENEWheeler AAF (HHI)Wahiawa, Hawaii, United StatesView Wheeler AAF on a map Set HHI as destination Airport Get more information about Wheeler AAF