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KIR Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: KIR / EIKY
Airport Names:
  1. Kerry Airport
  2. Aerfort Chiarraí
Location: Tralee, County Kerry, Ireland
GPS Coordinates: 52°10'50"N by 9°31'26"W
Area Served: Tralee / Killarney, Ireland
Operator/Owner: Kerry Airport Plc
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 112 feet (34 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Kerry Airport (KIR):

  • The airport is a public limited company but not quoted on any stock exchange.
  • Kerry Airport (KIR) currently has only 1 runway.
  • In addition to being known as "Kerry Airport", another name for KIR is "Aerfort Chiarraí".
  • Kerry Airport handled 272,799 passengers last year.
  • On 25 August 1969 the first aircraft to land at Kerry Airport was piloted by Captain Milo Carr of the Department of Transport & Power.
  • Car hire and taxi services are available at the airport.
  • The furthest airport from Kerry Airport (KIR) is Ryan's Creek Aerodrome (SZS), which is nearly antipodal to Kerry Airport (meaning Kerry Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Ryan's Creek Aerodrome), and is located 12,057 miles (19,403 kilometers) away in Stewart Island, New Zealand.
  • The Government of Ireland subvents regional services under a public service obligation programme.
  • The closest airport to Kerry Airport (KIR) is Bantry Aerodrome (BYT), which is located 35 miles (57 kilometers) S of KIR.
  • Because of Kerry Airport's relatively low elevation of 112 feet, planes can take off or land at Kerry Airport 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.

Map of Nearest Airports from Kerry Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Kerry Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
135.41 miles (56.99 km) SBantry Aerodrome (BYT)Bantry, County Cork, IrelandView Bantry Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Bantry Aerodrome Set BYT as destination Airport Get more information about Bantry Aerodrome
243.97 miles (70.76 km) NEShannon Airport (SNN)Shannon (County Clare), IrelandView Shannon Airport on a map View satellite image of Shannon Airport Set SNN as destination Airport Get more information about Shannon Airport
349.79 miles (80.13 km) ESECork Airport (ORK)Cork, IrelandView Cork Airport on a map View satellite image of Cork Airport Set ORK as destination Airport Get more information about Cork Airport
461.05 miles (98.26 km) NInisheer Aerodrome (INQ)Inisheer, IrelandView Inisheer Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Inisheer Aerodrome Set INQ as destination Airport Get more information about Inisheer Aerodrome
562.98 miles (101.36 km) NInishmaan Aerodrome (IIA)Inishmaan, IrelandView Inishmaan Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Inishmaan Aerodrome Set IIA as destination Airport Get more information about Inishmaan Aerodrome
664.22 miles (103.35 km) NInishmore Aerodrome (IOR)Kilronan, Inishmore, IrelandView Inishmore Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Inishmore Aerodrome Set IOR as destination Airport Get more information about Inishmore Aerodrome
772.57 miles (116.79 km) NConnemara Airport (NNR)Inverin, IrelandView Connemara Airport on a map View satellite image of Connemara Airport Set NNR as destination Airport Get more information about Connemara Airport
881.10 miles (130.51 km) NNEGalway Airport (GWY)Galway, IrelandView Galway Airport on a map View satellite image of Galway Airport Set GWY as destination Airport Get more information about Galway Airport
999.34 miles (159.86 km) ENEKilkenny Airport (KKY)Kilkenny, IrelandView Kilkenny Airport on a map View satellite image of Kilkenny Airport Set KKY as destination Airport Get more information about Kilkenny Airport
10103.23 miles (166.14 km) EWaterford Airport (WAT)Waterford, IrelandView Waterford Airport on a map View satellite image of Waterford Airport Set WAT as destination Airport Get more information about Waterford Airport
11123.03 miles (198.00 km) NNEIreland West Airport Knock (NOC)Knock, IrelandView Ireland West Airport Knock on a map View satellite image of Ireland West Airport Knock Set NOC as destination Airport Get more information about Ireland West Airport Knock
12142.64 miles (229.55 km) NBelmullet Aerodrome (BLY)Belmullet, IrelandView Belmullet Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Belmullet Aerodrome Set BLY as destination Airport Get more information about Belmullet Aerodrome
13150.01 miles (241.42 km) NNESligo Airport (SXL)Strandhill (near Sligo), IrelandView Sligo Airport on a map View satellite image of Sligo Airport Set SXL as destination Airport Get more information about Sligo Airport
14160.67 miles (258.57 km) ENEDublin Airport (DUB)Dublin, IrelandView Dublin Airport on a map View satellite image of Dublin Airport Set DUB as destination Airport Get more information about Dublin Airport
15171.62 miles (276.19 km) NNEEnniskillen/St Angelo Airport (ENK)Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, United KingdomView Enniskillen/St Angelo Airport on a map View satellite image of Enniskillen/St Angelo Airport Set ENK as destination Airport Get more information about Enniskillen/St Angelo Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Kerry Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Kerry Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,056.75 miles (19,403.41 km) SSERyan's Creek Aerodrome (SZS)Stewart Island, New ZealandView Ryan's Creek Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Ryan's Creek Aerodrome Set SZS as destination Airport Get more information about Ryan's Creek Aerodrome
212,026.53 miles (19,354.77 km) SSEInvercargill Airport (IVC)Invercargill, New ZealandView Invercargill Airport on a map View satellite image of Invercargill Airport Set IVC as destination Airport Get more information about Invercargill Airport
312,004.59 miles (19,319.47 km) SDunedin International Airport (DUD)Dunedin, Otago, New ZealandView Dunedin International Airport on a map View satellite image of Dunedin International Airport Set DUD as destination Airport Get more information about Dunedin International Airport
411,952.67 miles (19,235.91 km) SAlexandra Aerodrome (ALR)Alexandra, New ZealandView Alexandra Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Alexandra Aerodrome Set ALR as destination Airport Get more information about Alexandra Aerodrome
511,937.81 miles (19,212.00 km) SOamaru Airport (OAM)Oamaru, North Otago, New ZealandView Oamaru Airport on a map View satellite image of Oamaru Airport Set OAM as destination Airport Get more information about Oamaru Airport
611,935.82 miles (19,208.80 km) SQueenstown Airport (ZQN)Queenstown, New ZealandView Queenstown Airport on a map View satellite image of Queenstown Airport Set ZQN as destination Airport Get more information about Queenstown Airport
711,918.42 miles (19,180.80 km) SWanaka Airport (WKA)Wanaka, New ZealandView Wanaka Airport on a map View satellite image of Wanaka Airport Set WKA as destination Airport Get more information about Wanaka Airport
811,905.13 miles (19,159.40 km) SSEMilford Sound Airport (MFN)Milford Sound, New ZealandView Milford Sound Airport on a map View satellite image of Milford Sound Airport Set MFN as destination Airport Get more information about Milford Sound Airport
911,891.40 miles (19,137.30 km) SRichard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) (TIU)Timaru, New ZealandView Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) on a map View satellite image of Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) Set TIU as destination Airport Get more information about Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport)
1011,864.89 miles (19,094.63 km) SGlentanner Aerodrome (GTN)Mount Cook, New ZealandView Glentanner Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Glentanner Aerodrome Set GTN as destination Airport Get more information about Glentanner Aerodrome
1111,861.66 miles (19,089.45 km) SAshburton Aerodrome (ASG)Ashburton, New ZealandView Ashburton Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Ashburton Aerodrome Set ASG as destination Airport Get more information about Ashburton Aerodrome
1211,855.24 miles (19,079.11 km) SMount Cook Airport (MON)Mount Cook, New ZealandView Mount Cook Airport on a map View satellite image of Mount Cook Airport Set MON as destination Airport Get more information about Mount Cook Airport
1311,834.02 miles (19,044.97 km) SFox Glacier Aerodrome (FGL)Fox Glacier, New ZealandView Fox Glacier Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Fox Glacier Aerodrome Set FGL as destination Airport Get more information about Fox Glacier Aerodrome
1411,828.82 miles (19,036.60 km) SChristchurch International Airport (CHC)Christchurch, New ZealandView Christchurch International Airport on a map View satellite image of Christchurch International Airport Set CHC as destination Airport Get more information about Christchurch International Airport
1511,782.25 miles (18,961.64 km) SHokitika Airport (HKK)Hokitika, New ZealandView Hokitika Airport on a map View satellite image of Hokitika Airport Set HKK as destination Airport Get more information about Hokitika Airport