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HWK Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: HWK / YHAW
Airport Name: Wilpena Pound
Location: Hawker, South Australia, Australia
GPS Coordinates: 31°33'32"S by 138°34'26"E
Elevation: 0 feet (0 meters)
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Facts about Wilpena Pound (HWK):

  • The closest airport to Wilpena Pound (HWK) is Leigh Creek Airport (LGH), which is located 67 miles (108 kilometers) N of HWK.
  • The furthest airport from Wilpena Pound (HWK) is Flores Airport (FLW), which is located 11,642 miles (18,736 kilometers) away in Flores Island, Azores, Portugal.
  • Point Bonney was named after the Crown Commissioner of Lands Charles Bonney, while Rawnsley's Bluff is named after the surveyor H.C.
  • The first European to see the distant mountains of the Pound was almost certainly Edward Eyre from the western plains on his first 1839 expedition to the vicinity of Lake Torrens.
  • The peaks are very rugged, and thick scrub and timber inside the pound can make navigation difficult.
  • Because of Wilpena Pound's relatively low elevation of 0 feet, planes can take off or land at Wilpena Pound 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.
  • The Pound also later became part of the Flinders Ranges National Park.
  • The name of the Pound, Wilpena, is reported to be Aboriginal, meaning "place of bent fingers".

Map of Nearest Airports from Wilpena Pound:

List of Nearest Airports from Wilpena Pound:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
166.95 miles (107.74 km) NLeigh Creek Airport (LGH)Leigh Creek, South Australia, AustraliaView Leigh Creek Airport on a map View satellite image of Leigh Creek Airport Set LGH as destination Airport Get more information about Leigh Creek Airport
2115.07 miles (185.19 km) NWAndamooka Airport (ADO)Andamooka, South Australia, AustraliaView Andamooka Airport on a map View satellite image of Andamooka Airport Set ADO as destination Airport Get more information about Andamooka Airport
3120.88 miles (194.54 km) SSWPort Pirie Airport (PPI)Port Pirie, South Australia, AustraliaView Port Pirie Airport on a map View satellite image of Port Pirie Airport Set PPI as destination Airport Get more information about Port Pirie Airport
4172.91 miles (278.28 km) EBroken Hill Airport (BHQ)Broken Hill, New South Wales, AustraliaView Broken Hill Airport on a map View satellite image of Broken Hill Airport Set BHQ as destination Airport Get more information about Broken Hill Airport
5175.47 miles (282.40 km) SSWCowell Airport (CCW)Cowell, South Australia, AustraliaView Cowell Airport on a map View satellite image of Cowell Airport Set CCW as destination Airport Get more information about Cowell Airport
6191.25 miles (307.79 km) SWCleve Airport (CVC)Cleve, South Australia, AustraliaView Cleve Airport on a map View satellite image of Cleve Airport Set CVC as destination Airport Get more information about Cleve Airport
7219.19 miles (352.76 km) SSERenmark Airport (RMK)Renmark, South Australia, AustraliaView Renmark Airport on a map View satellite image of Renmark Airport Set RMK as destination Airport Get more information about Renmark Airport
8233.96 miles (376.53 km) SAdelaide Airport (ADL)Adelaide, South Australia, AustraliaView Adelaide Airport on a map View satellite image of Adelaide Airport Set ADL as destination Airport Get more information about Adelaide Airport
9258.02 miles (415.23 km) NNEMoomba Airport (MOO)Moomba, South Australia, AustraliaView Moomba Airport on a map View satellite image of Moomba Airport Set MOO as destination Airport Get more information about Moomba Airport
10265.30 miles (426.96 km) WSWStreaky Bay Airport (KBY)Streaky Bay, South Australia, AustraliaView Streaky Bay Airport on a map View satellite image of Streaky Bay Airport Set KBY as destination Airport Get more information about Streaky Bay Airport
11274.81 miles (442.26 km) SEMildura Airport (MQL)Mildura, Victoria, AustraliaView Mildura Airport on a map View satellite image of Mildura Airport Set MQL as destination Airport Get more information about Mildura Airport
12288.19 miles (463.80 km) WCeduna Airport (CED)Ceduna, South Australia, AustraliaView Ceduna Airport on a map View satellite image of Ceduna Airport Set CED as destination Airport Get more information about Ceduna Airport
13288.24 miles (463.88 km) NWCoober Pedy Airport (CPD)Coober Pedy, South Australia, AustraliaView Coober Pedy Airport on a map View satellite image of Coober Pedy Airport Set CPD as destination Airport Get more information about Coober Pedy Airport
14293.38 miles (472.15 km) SSWKingscote Airport (KGC)Kingscote, South Australia, AustraliaView Kingscote Airport on a map View satellite image of Kingscote Airport Set KGC as destination Airport Get more information about Kingscote Airport
15296.03 miles (476.41 km) SERobinvale Airport (RBC)Robinvale, Victoria, AustraliaView Robinvale Airport on a map View satellite image of Robinvale Airport Set RBC as destination Airport Get more information about Robinvale Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Wilpena Pound:

List of Furthest Airports from Wilpena Pound:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,642.18 miles (18,736.23 km) NWFlores Airport (FLW)Flores Island, Azores, PortugalView Flores Airport on a map View satellite image of Flores Airport Set FLW as destination Airport Get more information about Flores Airport
211,631.83 miles (18,719.57 km) NWCorvo Airport (CVU)Corvo Island, Azores, PortugalView Corvo Airport on a map View satellite image of Corvo Airport Set CVU as destination Airport Get more information about Corvo Airport
311,573.09 miles (18,625.04 km) NWHorta International Airport (HOR)Horta, Azores, PortugalView Horta International Airport on a map View satellite image of Horta International Airport Set HOR as destination Airport Get more information about Horta International Airport
411,559.00 miles (18,602.37 km) NWPico Airport (PIX)Pico Island, Azores, PortugalView Pico Airport on a map View satellite image of Pico Airport Set PIX as destination Airport Get more information about Pico Airport
511,521.17 miles (18,541.48 km) NWGraciosa Airport (GRW)Graciosa Island, Azores, PortugalView Graciosa Airport on a map View satellite image of Graciosa Airport Set GRW as destination Airport Get more information about Graciosa Airport
611,488.07 miles (18,488.22 km) NWLajes Air Base (TER)Lajes, Azores, PortugalView Lajes Air Base on a map View satellite image of Lajes Air Base Set TER as destination Airport Get more information about Lajes Air Base
711,447.78 miles (18,423.36 km) WNWJoão Paulo II Airport (PDL)Ponta Delgada, Azores, PortugalView João Paulo II Airport on a map View satellite image of João Paulo II Airport Set PDL as destination Airport Get more information about João Paulo II Airport
811,437.75 miles (18,407.24 km) WNWSanta Maria Airport (SMA)Santa Maria, PortugalView Santa Maria Airport on a map View satellite image of Santa Maria Airport Set SMA as destination Airport Get more information about Santa Maria Airport
911,176.97 miles (17,987.54 km) NNESt. John's International Airport (YYT)St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, CanadaView St. John's International Airport on a map View satellite image of St. John's International Airport Set YYT as destination Airport Get more information about St. John's International Airport
1011,127.05 miles (17,907.21 km) NNESaint-Pierre Airport (FSP)Saint-Pierre, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, FranceView Saint-Pierre Airport on a map View satellite image of Saint-Pierre Airport Set FSP as destination Airport Get more information about Saint-Pierre Airport
1111,103.30 miles (17,868.98 km) NNEMiquelon Airport (MQC)Miquelon, Saint Pierre and MiquelonView Miquelon Airport on a map View satellite image of Miquelon Airport Set MQC as destination Airport Get more information about Miquelon Airport
1211,075.29 miles (17,823.91 km) EL.F. Wade International Airport (BDA)Ferry Reach (near Hamilton), BermudaView L.F. Wade International Airport on a map View satellite image of L.F. Wade International Airport Set BDA as destination Airport Get more information about L.F. Wade International Airport
1311,054.97 miles (17,791.20 km) NNEGander International Airport (YQX)Gander, Newfoundland, CanadaView Gander International Airport on a map View satellite image of Gander International Airport Set YQX as destination Airport Get more information about Gander International Airport
1411,021.83 miles (17,737.86 km) NESydney/J.A. Douglas McCurdy Airport (YQY)Sydney, Nova Scotia, CanadaView Sydney/J.A. Douglas McCurdy Airport on a map View satellite image of Sydney/J.A. Douglas McCurdy Airport Set YQY as destination Airport Get more information about Sydney/J.A. Douglas McCurdy Airport
1511,011.86 miles (17,721.83 km) NWAgostinho Neto Airport (NTO)Ponta do Sol, Santo Antão, Cape VerdeView Agostinho Neto Airport on a map View satellite image of Agostinho Neto Airport Set NTO as destination Airport Get more information about Agostinho Neto Airport