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JOS Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: JOS / DNJO
Airport Name: Yakubu Gowon Airport
Location: Jos, Nigeria
GPS Coordinates: 9°38'22"N by 8°52'8"E
Area Served: Jos, Nigeria
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 4,232 feet (1,290 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Yakubu Gowon Airport (JOS):

  • Because of Yakubu Gowon Airport's high elevation of 4,232 feet, planes must typically fly at a faster airspeed in order to takeoff or land at JOS. Combined with a high temperature, this could make JOS a "Hot & High" airport, where the air density is lower than it would otherwise be at sea level.
  • The closest airport to Yakubu Gowon Airport (JOS) is Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (ABV), which is located 118 miles (190 kilometers) WSW of JOS.
  • The furthest airport from Yakubu Gowon Airport (JOS) is Asau Airport (AAU), which is nearly antipodal to Yakubu Gowon Airport (meaning Yakubu Gowon Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Asau Airport), and is located 12,151 miles (19,555 kilometers) away in Asau, Samoa.
  • Yakubu Gowon Airport (JOS) currently has only 1 runway.

Map of Nearest Airports from Yakubu Gowon Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Yakubu Gowon Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
1117.89 miles (189.72 km) WSWNnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (ABV)Abuja, NigeriaView Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport on a map Set ABV as destination Airport Get more information about Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport
2128.14 miles (206.22 km) NWKaduna Airport (KAD)Kaduna, NigeriaView Kaduna Airport on a map Set KAD as destination Airport Get more information about Kaduna Airport
3130.65 miles (210.26 km) NWZaria Airport (ZAR)Zaria, NigeriaView Zaria Airport on a map Set ZAR as destination Airport Get more information about Zaria Airport
4134.90 miles (217.10 km) SMakurdi Airport (MDI)Makurdi, Benue State, NigeriaView Makurdi Airport on a map Set MDI as destination Airport Get more information about Makurdi Airport
5163.94 miles (263.83 km) WMinna Airport (MXJ)Minna, NigeriaView Minna Airport on a map Set MXJ as destination Airport Get more information about Minna Airport
6168.00 miles (270.36 km) NMallam Aminu Kano International Airport (KAN)Kano, NigeriaView Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport on a map Set KAN as destination Airport Get more information about Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport
7236.28 miles (380.26 km) SSWAkanu Ibiam International Airport ( AIIA ) (ENU)Enugu, NigeriaView Akanu Ibiam International Airport ( AIIA ) on a map Set ENU as destination Airport Get more information about Akanu Ibiam International Airport ( AIIA )
8244.16 miles (392.94 km) EYola Airport (YOL)Yola, NigeriaView Yola Airport on a map Set YOL as destination Airport Get more information about Yola Airport
9263.15 miles (423.50 km) SSEBamenda Airport (BPC)Bamenda, CameroonView Bamenda Airport on a map Set BPC as destination Airport Get more information about Bamenda Airport
10270.72 miles (435.68 km) SSEBali Airport (BAJ)Bali, West New Britain, Papua New GuineaView Bali Airport on a map Set BAJ as destination Airport Get more information about Bali Airport
11270.72 miles (435.68 km) SSEBali Airport (BLC)Bali, CameroonView Bali Airport on a map Set BLC as destination Airport Get more information about Bali Airport
12273.54 miles (440.21 km) SMamfe Airport (MMF)Mamfe, CameroonView Mamfe Airport on a map Set MMF as destination Airport Get more information about Mamfe Airport
13281.51 miles (453.05 km) SSWAsaba International Airport (ABB)Asaba, Delta, NigerView Asaba International Airport on a map Set ABB as destination Airport Get more information about Asaba International Airport
14286.09 miles (460.42 km) NZinder Airport (ZND)Zinder, NigerView Zinder Airport on a map Set ZND as destination Airport Get more information about Zinder Airport
15291.98 miles (469.90 km) NNWMaradi Airport (MFQ)Maradi, NigerView Maradi Airport on a map Set MFQ as destination Airport Get more information about Maradi Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Yakubu Gowon Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Yakubu Gowon Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,151.17 miles (19,555.37 km) SSEAsau Airport (AAU)Asau, SamoaView Asau Airport on a map Set AAU as destination Airport Get more information about Asau Airport
212,143.27 miles (19,542.64 km) SSEMaota (Salelologa) Airport (MXS)Maota, SamoaView Maota (Salelologa) Airport on a map Set MXS as destination Airport Get more information about Maota (Salelologa) Airport
312,143.09 miles (19,542.37 km) SFagali'i Airport (FGI)Apia, SamoaView Fagali'i Airport on a map Set FGI as destination Airport Get more information about Fagali'i Airport
412,141.28 miles (19,539.45 km) SSEFaleolo International Airport (APW)Apia, Upolu Island, SamoaView Faleolo International Airport on a map Set APW as destination Airport Get more information about Faleolo International Airport
512,114.91 miles (19,497.00 km) SPago Pago International Airport (PPG)Pago Pago, American SamoaView Pago Pago International Airport on a map Set PPG as destination Airport Get more information about Pago Pago International Airport
612,107.63 miles (19,485.29 km) SSWOfu Airport (OFU)Ofu, American SamoaView Ofu Airport on a map Set OFU as destination Airport Get more information about Ofu Airport
712,101.33 miles (19,475.16 km) SSWTau Airport (TAV)Tau, American SamoaView Tau Airport on a map Set TAV as destination Airport Get more information about Tau Airport
812,100.20 miles (19,473.34 km) SSWFitiuta Airport (FTI)Fiti‘uta, American Samoa, United StatesView Fitiuta Airport on a map Set FTI as destination Airport Get more information about Fitiuta Airport
912,011.84 miles (19,331.14 km) SEWallis Island (WLS)Wallis and Futuna IslandsView Wallis Island on a map Set WLS as destination Airport Get more information about Wallis Island
1011,960.46 miles (19,248.44 km) SCanton Island Airport (CIS)Canton Island, KiribatiView Canton Island Airport on a map Set CIS as destination Airport Get more information about Canton Island Airport
1111,926.98 miles (19,194.57 km) SEMata'aho Airport (NFO)Niuafo'ou, TongaView Mata'aho Airport on a map Set NFO as destination Airport Get more information about Mata'aho Airport
1211,867.81 miles (19,099.34 km) SEAéroport de Futuna - Pointe-Vele Pointe Vele Airport (FUT)Futuna Island, Wallis and Futuna IslandsView Aéroport de Futuna - Pointe-Vele Pointe Vele Airport on a map Set FUT as destination Airport Get more information about Aéroport de Futuna - Pointe-Vele Pointe Vele Airport
1311,779.58 miles (18,957.35 km) SNiue International Airport (IUE)Alofi, NiueView Niue International Airport on a map Set IUE as destination Airport Get more information about Niue International Airport
1411,772.42 miles (18,945.83 km) EFunafuti International Airport (FUN)Funafuti, TuvaluView Funafuti International Airport on a map Set FUN as destination Airport Get more information about Funafuti International Airport
1511,745.58 miles (18,902.63 km) WManihiki Island Airport (MHX)Manihiki Island, Cook IslandsView Manihiki Island Airport on a map Set MHX as destination Airport Get more information about Manihiki Island Airport