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KBL Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: KBL / OAKB
Airport Names:
  1. Kabul International Airport
  2. میدان هوایی بین المللی کابل
Location: Kabul, Afghanistan
GPS Coordinates: 34°33'56"N by 69°12'43"E
Area Served: Kabul, Kabul Province, Afghanistan
Operator/Owner: Afghanistan
Airport Type: Public / Military
Elevation: 5,877 feet (1,791 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Kabul International Airport (KBL):

  • The Kabul International Airport was built in the early 1960s.
  • Following NATO's invasion of Afghanistan after the September 11, 2001 attacks, Kabul International Airport was bombed by United States and coalition forces.
  • The furthest airport from Kabul International Airport (KBL) is Mataveri International Airport (IPC), which is located 11,919 miles (19,182 kilometers) away in Easter Island, Chile.
  • American C-17 Globemaster on the military side of Kabul International Airport in October 2011
  • The airport has 7 helicopter pad for mostly military traffic.
  • Because of Kabul International Airport's high elevation of 5,877 feet, planes must typically fly at a faster airspeed in order to takeoff or land at KBL. Combined with a high temperature, this could make KBL a "Hot & High" airport, where the air density is lower than it would otherwise be at sea level.
  • The closest airport to Kabul International Airport (KBL) is Bagram Airfield (OAI), which is located 26 miles (43 kilometers) N of KBL.
  • Kabul International Airport (KBL) currently has only 1 runway.
  • In addition to being known as "Kabul International Airport", another name for KBL is "میدان هوایی بین المللی کابل".

Map of Nearest Airports from Kabul International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Kabul International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
126.45 miles (42.57 km) NBagram Airfield (OAI)Bagram, AfghanistanView Bagram Airfield on a map View satellite image of Bagram Airfield Set OAI as destination Airport Get more information about Bagram Airfield
264.68 miles (104.10 km) SGardez Airport د ګردیز هوائی ډګر (GRG)Gardez, AfghanistanView Gardez Airport د ګردیز هوائی ډګر on a map View satellite image of Gardez Airport د ګردیز هوائی ډګر Set GRG as destination Airport Get more information about Gardez Airport د ګردیز هوائی ډګر
374.15 miles (119.34 km) EJalalabad Airport د جلال اباد هوائی ډګر (JAA)Jalalabad, AfghanistanView Jalalabad Airport د جلال اباد هوائی ډګر on a map View satellite image of Jalalabad Airport د جلال اباد هوائی ډګر Set JAA as destination Airport Get more information about Jalalabad Airport د جلال اباد هوائی ډګر
480.96 miles (130.29 km) WNWBamyan Airport د بامیان هوائی ډګر (BIN)Bamyan, AfghanistanView Bamyan Airport د بامیان هوائی ډګر on a map View satellite image of Bamyan Airport د بامیان هوائی ډګر Set BIN as destination Airport Get more information about Bamyan Airport د بامیان هوائی ډګر
584.92 miles (136.66 km) SSWGhazni Airport (GZI)Ghazni, AfghanistanView Ghazni Airport on a map View satellite image of Ghazni Airport Set GZI as destination Airport Get more information about Ghazni Airport
692.12 miles (148.26 km) SSWSardeh Band Airport (SBF)Sardeh Band, AfghanistanView Sardeh Band Airport on a map View satellite image of Sardeh Band Airport Set SBF as destination Airport Get more information about Sardeh Band Airport
795.11 miles (153.06 km) SSEKhost Airport (KHT)Khost, AfghanistanView Khost Airport on a map View satellite image of Khost Airport Set KHT as destination Airport Get more information about Khost Airport
8132.98 miles (214.01 km) NERazer Airport (KUR)Kron Monjan (Karanomunjan), AfghanistanView Razer Airport on a map View satellite image of Razer Airport Set KUR as destination Airport Get more information about Razer Airport
9133.44 miles (214.74 km) SEBannu Airport (BNP)Bannu, North-West Frontier Province, PakistanView Bannu Airport on a map View satellite image of Bannu Airport Set BNP as destination Airport Get more information about Bannu Airport
10137.26 miles (220.90 km) ESEBacha Khan International Airport (PEW)Peshawar, PakistanView Bacha Khan International Airport on a map View satellite image of Bacha Khan International Airport Set PEW as destination Airport Get more information about Bacha Khan International Airport
11146.03 miles (235.02 km) NKunduz Airport (UND)Kunduz, AfghanistanView Kunduz Airport on a map View satellite image of Kunduz Airport Set UND as destination Airport Get more information about Kunduz Airport
12153.40 miles (246.87 km) NTaloqan Airport (TQN)Taloqan, AfghanistanView Taloqan Airport on a map View satellite image of Taloqan Airport Set TQN as destination Airport Get more information about Taloqan Airport
13171.94 miles (276.71 km) ENEChitral Airport (CJL)Chitral, PakistanView Chitral Airport on a map View satellite image of Chitral Airport Set CJL as destination Airport Get more information about Chitral Airport
14185.83 miles (299.06 km) NWMazar-e Sharif International Airpوort (MZR)Mazari Sharif, AfghanistanView Mazar-e Sharif International Airpوort on a map View satellite image of Mazar-e Sharif International Airpوort Set MZR as destination Airport Get more information about Mazar-e Sharif International Airpوort
15191.14 miles (307.61 km) NNEFayzabad Airport د فیض اباد هوائی ډګر (FBD)Fayzabad, Badakhshan, AfghanistanView Fayzabad Airport د فیض اباد هوائی ډګر on a map View satellite image of Fayzabad Airport د فیض اباد هوائی ډګر Set FBD as destination Airport Get more information about Fayzabad Airport د فیض اباد هوائی ډګر

Map of Furthest Airports from Kabul International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Kabul International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,919.07 miles (19,181.84 km) SMataveri International Airport (IPC)Easter Island, ChileView Mataveri International Airport on a map View satellite image of Mataveri International Airport Set IPC as destination Airport Get more information about Mataveri International Airport
210,782.71 miles (17,353.05 km) ESETotegegie Airport (GMR)Mangareva, Gambier Islands, French PolynesiaView Totegegie Airport on a map View satellite image of Totegegie Airport Set GMR as destination Airport Get more information about Totegegie Airport
310,497.85 miles (16,894.62 km) ESETureira Airport (ZTA)Tureia, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Tureira Airport on a map View satellite image of Tureira Airport Set ZTA as destination Airport Get more information about Tureira Airport
410,472.87 miles (16,854.41 km) ESEPukarua Airport (PUK)Pukarua, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Pukarua Airport on a map View satellite image of Pukarua Airport Set PUK as destination Airport Get more information about Pukarua Airport
510,426.13 miles (16,779.18 km) ESENukutavake Airport (NUK)Nukutavake, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Nukutavake Airport on a map View satellite image of Nukutavake Airport Set NUK as destination Airport Get more information about Nukutavake Airport
610,383.31 miles (16,710.27 km) WSWPupelde Airfield (ZUD)Ancud, Los Lagos Region, ChileView Pupelde Airfield on a map View satellite image of Pupelde Airfield Set ZUD as destination Airport Get more information about Pupelde Airfield
710,380.46 miles (16,705.69 km) WSWGamboa Airport (WCA)Castro, ChileView Gamboa Airport on a map View satellite image of Gamboa Airport Set WCA as destination Airport Get more information about Gamboa Airport
810,377.94 miles (16,701.63 km) WSWMocopulli Airport (MHC)Castro, Los Lagos, ChileView Mocopulli Airport on a map View satellite image of Mocopulli Airport Set MHC as destination Airport Get more information about Mocopulli Airport
910,347.79 miles (16,653.11 km) WSWEl Tepual International Airport (PMC)Puerto Montt, ChileView El Tepual International Airport on a map View satellite image of El Tepual International Airport Set PMC as destination Airport Get more information about El Tepual International Airport
1010,346.41 miles (16,650.90 km) WSWFrutillar Airport (FRT)Frutillar, ChileView Frutillar Airport on a map View satellite image of Frutillar Airport Set FRT as destination Airport Get more information about Frutillar Airport
1110,346.00 miles (16,650.24 km) WSWCañal Bajo Carlos Hott Siebert Airport (ZOS)Osorno, ChileView Cañal Bajo Carlos Hott Siebert Airport on a map View satellite image of Cañal Bajo Carlos Hott Siebert Airport Set ZOS as destination Airport Get more information about Cañal Bajo Carlos Hott Siebert Airport
1210,345.52 miles (16,649.45 km) WSWPichoy Airport (ZAL)Valdivia, ChileView Pichoy Airport on a map View satellite image of Pichoy Airport Set ZAL as destination Airport Get more information about Pichoy Airport
1310,327.44 miles (16,620.37 km) WSWCarriel Sur International Airport (CCP)Concepción, Bío Bío Region, ChileView Carriel Sur International Airport on a map View satellite image of Carriel Sur International Airport Set CCP as destination Airport Get more information about Carriel Sur International Airport
1410,324.34 miles (16,615.38 km) WSWChaitén Airfield (WCH)Chaitén, Los Lagos, ChileView Chaitén Airfield on a map View satellite image of Chaitén Airfield Set WCH as destination Airport Get more information about Chaitén Airfield
1510,318.04 miles (16,605.23 km) WSWMaquehue Airport (ZCO)Temuco, Araucanía, ChileView Maquehue Airport on a map View satellite image of Maquehue Airport Set ZCO as destination Airport Get more information about Maquehue Airport