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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 mostly used at this time for military and humanitarian purposes, hosting regular flights of the United Nations and the International Committee of the Red Cross to and from Kabul, Jalalabad, Herat and Peshawar.
  • 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 deployments in February 2006 brought Task Force Afghanistan in Kandahar to about 2,250 personnel.
  • The 159th Combat Aviation Brigade became the main U.S.
  • 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.
  • The airport was built in the 1960s by the United States.
  • Kabul International Airport (KDH) currently has only 1 runway.
  • The closest airport to Kabul International Airport (KDH) is Tarin Kowt Airport (TII), which is located 76 miles (123 kilometers) N of KDH.
  • In addition to being known as "Kabul International Airport", other names for KDH include "Kandahar International Airport (Kandahar)" and "میدان هوایی بین المللی کندهار".

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Set WCA as destination Airport Get more information about Gamboa Airport