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KDH Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: KDH / OAKN
Airport Names:
  1. Kabul International Airport
  2. Kandahar International Airport (Kandahar)
  3. میدان هوایی بین المللی کندهار
Location: Kandahar, Afghanistan
GPS Coordinates: 31°30'25"N by 65°51'1"E
Area Served: Southern Afghanistan
Operator/Owner: Afghanistan
Airport Type: Public/Military
Elevation: 3,330 feet (1,015 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Kabul International Airport (KDH):

  • The airport was built in the 1960s by the United States.
  • Major battles between the Taliban and local anti-Taliban forces had been fought at the airport just days earlier, and when coalition troops arrived there were abandoned weapons - including a BM-21 still loaded with rockets - scattered around the terminal.
  • Since the airport was designed as a military base, it is likely that the United States intended to use it in case there was a show-down of war between the United States and former USSR.
  • The closest airport to Kabul International Airport (KDH) is Tarin Kowt Airport (TII), which is located 76 miles (123 kilometers) N of KDH.
  • Coalition presence increases
  • In addition to being known as "Kabul International Airport", other names for KDH include "Kandahar International Airport (Kandahar)" and "میدان هوایی بین المللی کندهار".
  • The furthest airport from Kabul International Airport (KDH) is Mataveri International Airport (IPC), which is nearly antipodal to Kabul International Airport (meaning Kabul International Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Mataveri International Airport), and is located 12,023 miles (19,349 kilometers) away in Easter Island, Chile.
  • Kabul International Airport (KDH) currently has only 1 runway.
  • The Afghan government has been slow in rebuilding the facility, the vast majority of it has been reclaimed from years of neglect and damage by Soviet and Taliban soldiers.

Map of Nearest Airports from Kabul International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Kabul International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
176.21 miles (122.65 km) NTarin Kowt Airport (TII)Tarin Kowt, AfghanistanView Tarin Kowt Airport on a map View satellite image of Tarin Kowt Airport Set TII as destination Airport Get more information about Tarin Kowt Airport
287.56 miles (140.91 km) WBost Airport د بوست هوائی ډګر (BST)Lashkar Gah (Bost), AfghanistanView Bost Airport د بوست هوائی ډګر on a map View satellite image of Bost Airport د بوست هوائی ډګر Set BST as destination Airport Get more information about Bost Airport د بوست هوائی ډګر
3108.82 miles (175.13 km) SEQuetta International Airport (UET)Quetta, PakistanView Quetta International Airport on a map View satellite image of Quetta International Airport Set UET as destination Airport Get more information about Quetta International Airport
4201.32 miles (323.99 km) SSWDalbandin Airport (DBA)Dalbandin, PakistanView Dalbandin Airport on a map View satellite image of Dalbandin Airport Set DBA as destination Airport Get more information about Dalbandin Airport
5204.51 miles (329.12 km) NEGhazni 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
6205.21 miles (330.25 km) NESardeh 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
7211.29 miles (340.04 km) NChaghcharan Airport د چغچران هوائی ډګر (CCN)Chaghcharan, AfghanistanView Chaghcharan Airport د چغچران هوائی ډګر on a map View satellite image of Chaghcharan Airport د چغچران هوائی ډګر Set CCN as destination Airport Get more information about Chaghcharan Airport د چغچران هوائی ډګر
8213.26 miles (343.21 km) EZhob Airport (PZH)Zhob, PakistanView Zhob Airport on a map View satellite image of Zhob Airport Set PZH as destination Airport Get more information about Zhob Airport
9224.05 miles (360.57 km) WNWFarah Airport د فراه هوائی ډګر (FAH)Farah, AfghanistanView Farah Airport د فراه هوائی ډګر on a map View satellite image of Farah Airport د فراه هوائی ډګر Set FAH as destination Airport Get more information about Farah Airport د فراه هوائی ډګر
10238.23 miles (383.40 km) WZaranj Airport (ZAJ)Zaranj, AfghanistanView Zaranj Airport on a map View satellite image of Zaranj Airport Set ZAJ as destination Airport Get more information about Zaranj Airport
11245.81 miles (395.59 km) NEGardez 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
12254.99 miles (410.36 km) NNEBamyan 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
13255.78 miles (411.63 km) WZabol Airport (ACZ)Zabol, IranView Zabol Airport on a map View satellite image of Zabol Airport Set ACZ as destination Airport Get more information about Zabol Airport
14260.87 miles (419.84 km) SKhuzdar Airport (KDD)Khuzdar, PakistanView Khuzdar Airport on a map View satellite image of Khuzdar Airport Set KDD as destination Airport Get more information about Khuzdar Airport
15270.42 miles (435.20 km) ENEKhost 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

Map of Furthest Airports from Kabul International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Kabul International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,023.23 miles (19,349.47 km) SWMataveri 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
211,040.16 miles (17,767.38 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
310,755.97 miles (17,310.01 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
410,743.56 miles (17,290.04 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
510,689.48 miles (17,203.01 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
610,524.75 miles (16,937.91 km) ESEHao Airport (HOI)Hao, Tuamotu Island, French PolynesiaView Hao Airport on a map View satellite image of Hao Airport Set HOI as destination Airport Get more information about Hao Airport
710,436.57 miles (16,795.99 km) ESEFangatau Airport (FGU)Fangatau, French PolynesiaView Fangatau Airport on a map View satellite image of Fangatau Airport Set FGU as destination Airport Get more information about Fangatau Airport
810,361.42 miles (16,675.05 km) ESERaroia Airport (RRR)Raroia, French PolynesiaView Raroia Airport on a map View satellite image of Raroia Airport Set RRR as destination Airport Get more information about Raroia Airport
910,319.30 miles (16,607.25 km) ESEMakemo Airport (MKP)Makemo, French PolynesiaView Makemo Airport on a map View satellite image of Makemo Airport Set MKP as destination Airport Get more information about Makemo Airport
1010,248.01 miles (16,492.54 km) SEAtuona Airport (AUQ)Atuona, Marquesas Islands, French PolynesiaView Atuona Airport on a map View satellite image of Atuona Airport Set AUQ as destination Airport Get more information about Atuona Airport
1110,245.87 miles (16,489.09 km) ESEAnaa Airport (AAA)Anaa, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Anaa Airport on a map View satellite image of Anaa Airport Set AAA as destination Airport Get more information about Anaa Airport
1210,188.82 miles (16,397.28 km) ESEFakarava Airport (FAV)Fakarava, Society Islands, French PolynesiaView Fakarava Airport on a map View satellite image of Fakarava Airport Set FAV as destination Airport Get more information about Fakarava Airport
1310,128.49 miles (16,300.19 km) ESEApataki Airport (APK)Apataki, French PolynesiaView Apataki Airport on a map View satellite image of Apataki Airport Set APK as destination Airport Get more information about Apataki Airport
1410,113.00 miles (16,275.25 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
1510,108.31 miles (16,267.71 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