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GWW Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: GWW / EDBG
Airport Name: Royal Air Force Station Gatow
Location: Berlin, Germany
GPS Coordinates: 52°28'27"N by 13°8'17"E
Operator/Owner: formerly: Ministry of Defence,
now: Bundeswehr
Airport Type: Military
(airport no longer in operation)
Elevation: 161 feet (49 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Royal Air Force Station Gatow (GWW):

  • Following the reunification of Germany, the British ceded control of Gatow Airport on 18 June 1994, and it was handed back to the German Air Force on 7 September 1994.
  • During the Berlin Airlift, the Station was modernised with a 2,000 yards long concrete runway, using 794 German workers, in March 1947.
  • The furthest airport from Royal Air Force Station Gatow (GWW) is Chatham Islands (CHT), which is located 11,694 miles (18,819 kilometers) away in Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New Zealand.
  • Royal Air Force Station Gatow (GWW) currently has only 1 runway.
  • The closest airport to Royal Air Force Station Gatow (GWW) is Berlin Tegel Airport (TXL), which is located only 9 miles (14 kilometers) NE of GWW.
  • Because of Royal Air Force Station Gatow's relatively low elevation of 161 feet, planes can take off or land at Royal Air Force Station Gatow 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.
  • To commemorate Australian participation in the Airlift, the Royal Australian Air Force presented RAF Gatow with a retired Douglas Dakota in the 1980s, to use as a gate guardian.

Map of Nearest Airports from Royal Air Force Station Gatow:

List of Nearest Airports from Royal Air Force Station Gatow:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
18.62 miles (13.88 km) NEBerlin Tegel Airport (TXL)Tegel / Berlin, GermanyView Berlin Tegel Airport on a map Set TXL as destination Airport Get more information about Berlin Tegel Airport
211.09 miles (17.85 km) EBerlin Tempelhof Airport (THF)Berlin, GermanyView Berlin Tempelhof Airport on a map Set THF as destination Airport Get more information about Berlin Tempelhof Airport
317.42 miles (28.04 km) ESEBerlin Schönefeld Airport (SXF)Berlin, GermanyView Berlin Schönefeld Airport on a map Set SXF as destination Airport Get more information about Berlin Schönefeld Airport
471.56 miles (115.16 km) SECottbus-Drewitz Airport (CBU)Cottbus, Brandenburg, GermanyView Cottbus-Drewitz Airport on a map Set CBU as destination Airport Get more information about Cottbus-Drewitz Airport
578.23 miles (125.90 km) NNeubrandenburg Airport (FNB)Neubrandenburg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, GermanyView Neubrandenburg Airport on a map Set FNB as destination Airport Get more information about Neubrandenburg Airport
682.12 miles (132.15 km) SSWLeipzig/Halle Airport (LEJ)Leipzig, GermanyView Leipzig/Halle Airport on a map Set LEJ as destination Airport Get more information about Leipzig/Halle Airport
784.49 miles (135.97 km) WSWMagdeburg–Cochstedt Airport (CSO)Magdeburg, GermanyView Magdeburg–Cochstedt Airport on a map Set CSO as destination Airport Get more information about Magdeburg–Cochstedt Airport
886.79 miles (139.68 km) NWSchwerin-Parchim Airport (SZW)Parchim, GermanyView Schwerin-Parchim Airport on a map Set SZW as destination Airport Get more information about Schwerin-Parchim Airport
996.42 miles (155.17 km) SSEDresden Airport (DRS)Dresden, GermanyView Dresden Airport on a map Set DRS as destination Airport Get more information about Dresden Airport
10105.72 miles (170.13 km) NNEHeringsdorf Airport (HDF)Heringsdorf, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, GermanyView Heringsdorf Airport on a map Set HDF as destination Airport Get more information about Heringsdorf Airport
11105.92 miles (170.46 km) NNWRostock–Laage Airport (RLG)Rostock, GermanyView Rostock–Laage Airport on a map Set RLG as destination Airport Get more information about Rostock–Laage Airport
12106.10 miles (170.75 km) NESolidarity Szczecin–Goleniów Airport (SZZ)Goleniów (near Szczecin), PolandView Solidarity Szczecin–Goleniów Airport on a map Set SZZ as destination Airport Get more information about Solidarity Szczecin–Goleniów Airport
13106.66 miles (171.65 km) SSWLeipzig–Altenburg Airport (AOC)Altenburg, Thuringia, GermanyView Leipzig–Altenburg Airport on a map Set AOC as destination Airport Get more information about Leipzig–Altenburg Airport
14114.76 miles (184.69 km) EZielona Góra-Babimost Airport (IEG)Zielona Góra, PolandView Zielona Góra-Babimost Airport on a map Set IEG as destination Airport Get more information about Zielona Góra-Babimost Airport
15129.88 miles (209.02 km) NStralsund Barth Airport (BBH)Barth, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, GermanyView Stralsund Barth Airport on a map Set BBH as destination Airport Get more information about Stralsund Barth Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Royal Air Force Station Gatow:

List of Furthest Airports from Royal Air Force Station Gatow:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,693.78 miles (18,819.27 km) SEChatham Islands (CHT)Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New ZealandView Chatham Islands on a map Set CHT as destination Airport Get more information about Chatham Islands
211,312.95 miles (18,206.39 km) ESEDunedin 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
311,311.87 miles (18,204.64 km) ESEOamaru Airport (OAM)Oamaru, North Otago, New ZealandView Oamaru Airport on a map Set OAM as destination Airport Get more information about Oamaru Airport
411,305.68 miles (18,194.68 km) ESEChristchurch International Airport (CHC)Christchurch, New ZealandView Christchurch International Airport on a map Set CHC as destination Airport Get more information about Christchurch International Airport
511,296.12 miles (18,179.29 km) ESEKaikoura Aerodrome (KBZ)Kaikoura, New ZealandView Kaikoura Aerodrome on a map Set KBZ as destination Airport Get more information about Kaikoura Aerodrome
611,295.61 miles (18,178.48 km) ESEAshburton Aerodrome (ASG)Ashburton, New ZealandView Ashburton Aerodrome on a map Set ASG as destination Airport Get more information about Ashburton Aerodrome
711,294.13 miles (18,176.09 km) SEHood Aerodrome (MRO)Masterton, New ZealandView Hood Aerodrome on a map Set MRO as destination Airport Get more information about Hood Aerodrome
811,290.27 miles (18,169.88 km) ESERichard 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)
911,284.25 miles (18,160.20 km) SEWellington International Airport (WLG)Wellington, New ZealandView Wellington International Airport on a map Set WLG as destination Airport Get more information about Wellington International Airport
1011,268.64 miles (18,135.07 km) SEKapiti Coast Airport (PPQ)Paraparaumu Beach, New ZealandView Kapiti Coast Airport on a map Set PPQ as destination Airport Get more information about Kapiti Coast Airport
1111,261.16 miles (18,123.03 km) ESEWoodbourne Airport (BHE)Blenheim, New ZealandView Woodbourne Airport on a map Set BHE as destination Airport Get more information about Woodbourne Airport
1211,260.31 miles (18,121.67 km) ERyan'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
1311,258.63 miles (18,118.96 km) SEPalmerston North Airport (PMR)Palmerston North, New ZealandView Palmerston North Airport on a map Set PMR as destination Airport Get more information about Palmerston North Airport
1411,252.71 miles (18,109.43 km) EInvercargill Airport (IVC)Invercargill, New ZealandView Invercargill Airport on a map Set IVC as destination Airport Get more information about Invercargill Airport
1511,252.59 miles (18,109.24 km) ESEAlexandra Aerodrome (ALR)Alexandra, New ZealandView Alexandra Aerodrome on a map Set ALR as destination Airport Get more information about Alexandra Aerodrome