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KKN Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: KKN / ENKR
Airport Names:
  1. Kirkenes Airport, Høybuktmoen
  2. Kirkenes lufthavn, Høybuktmoen
Location: Kirkenes, Finnmark, Norway
GPS Coordinates: 69°43'29"N by 29°53'16"E
Area Served: Kirkenes, Norway
Operator/Owner: Avinor
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 282 feet (86 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Kirkenes Airport, Høybuktmoen (KKN):

  • In addition to being known as "Kirkenes Airport, Høybuktmoen", another name for KKN is "Kirkenes lufthavn, Høybuktmoen".
  • Finnair terminated their services to Kirkenes in 1975.
  • Kirkenes Airport, Høybuktmoen (KKN) currently has only 1 runway.
  • The airport is located at Høybuktmoen in Sør-Varanger, about 15 kilometers west of Kirkenes.
  • Arctic Air took over Widerøe's flights to Vardø in 2000, using a 19-passenger Dornier Do 228.
  • Høybuktmoen was built as a military air station by the Luftwaffe during World War II.
  • The closest airport to Kirkenes Airport, Høybuktmoen (KKN) is Vadsø Airport (VDS), which is located 24 miles (38 kilometers) N of KKN.
  • The furthest airport from Kirkenes Airport, Høybuktmoen (KKN) is Chatham Islands (CHT), which is located 10,424 miles (16,775 kilometers) away in Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New Zealand.
  • Kirkenes Airport, Høybuktmoen handled 297,149 passengers last year.
  • The airport is located next to European Road E6.Boreal Transport operates an airport coach service from Kirkenes to the airport in connection with all arrivals and departures.
  • SAS introduced the 52-passenger Convair Metropolitan on their domestic services, while Finnair served the airport with the 30-seat Douglas DC-3 on their flights to Finland.
  • Because of Kirkenes Airport, Høybuktmoen's relatively low elevation of 282 feet, planes can take off or land at Kirkenes Airport, Høybuktmoen 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 Kirkenes Airport, Høybuktmoen:

List of Nearest Airports from Kirkenes Airport, Høybuktmoen:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
123.53 miles (37.87 km) NVadsø Airport (VDS)Vadsø, Finnmark, NorwayView Vadsø Airport on a map View satellite image of Vadsø Airport Set VDS as destination Airport Get more information about Vadsø Airport
251.39 miles (82.71 km) NNEVardø Airport, Svartnes (VAW)Vardø, NorwayView Vardø Airport, Svartnes on a map View satellite image of Vardø Airport, Svartnes Set VAW as destination Airport Get more information about Vardø Airport, Svartnes
360.65 miles (97.60 km) NBåtsfjord Airport (BJF)Båtsfjord, Finnmark, NorwayView Båtsfjord Airport on a map View satellite image of Båtsfjord Airport Set BJF as destination Airport Get more information about Båtsfjord Airport
481.66 miles (131.42 km) NNWBerlevåg Airport (BVG)Berlevåg, NorwayView Berlevåg Airport on a map View satellite image of Berlevåg Airport Set BVG as destination Airport Get more information about Berlevåg Airport
595.67 miles (153.97 km) SEMurmansk Airport (MMK)Murmansk, RussiaView Murmansk Airport on a map View satellite image of Murmansk Airport Set MMK as destination Airport Get more information about Murmansk Airport
698.07 miles (157.83 km) SWIvalo Airport (IVL)Ivalo, FinlandView Ivalo Airport on a map View satellite image of Ivalo Airport Set IVL as destination Airport Get more information about Ivalo Airport
7101.99 miles (164.13 km) NNWMehamn Airport (MEH)Mehamn, NorwayView Mehamn Airport on a map View satellite image of Mehamn Airport Set MEH as destination Airport Get more information about Mehamn Airport
8119.03 miles (191.56 km) WNWLakselv Airport, Banak (LKL)Lakselv, NorwayView Lakselv Airport, Banak on a map View satellite image of Lakselv Airport, Banak Set LKL as destination Airport Get more information about Lakselv Airport, Banak
9126.82 miles (204.09 km) NWHonningsvåg Airport, Valan (HVG)Nordkapp, Finnmark, NorwayView Honningsvåg Airport, Valan on a map View satellite image of Honningsvåg Airport, Valan Set HVG as destination Airport Get more information about Honningsvåg Airport, Valan
10155.98 miles (251.02 km) WAlta Airport (ALF)Alta, NorwayView Alta Airport on a map View satellite image of Alta Airport Set ALF as destination Airport Get more information about Alta Airport
11159.70 miles (257.01 km) WNWHammerfest Airport (HFT)Hammerfest, Finnmark, NorwayView Hammerfest Airport on a map View satellite image of Hammerfest Airport Set HFT as destination Airport Get more information about Hammerfest Airport
12181.95 miles (292.82 km) SSEKirovsk-Apatity Airport Аэропорт Кировск/Апатиты (KVK)Kirovsk / Apatity, Murmansk Oblast, RussiaView Kirovsk-Apatity Airport Аэропорт Кировск/Апатиты on a map View satellite image of Kirovsk-Apatity Airport Аэропорт Кировск/Апатиты Set KVK as destination Airport Get more information about Kirovsk-Apatity Airport Аэропорт Кировск/Апатиты
13185.13 miles (297.93 km) WSWEnontekiö Airport (ENF)Enontekiö, FinlandView Enontekiö Airport on a map View satellite image of Enontekiö Airport Set ENF as destination Airport Get more information about Enontekiö Airport
14188.52 miles (303.40 km) SWKittilä Airport (KTT)Kittilä, FinlandView Kittilä Airport on a map View satellite image of Kittilä Airport Set KTT as destination Airport Get more information about Kittilä Airport
15189.47 miles (304.92 km) WNWHasvik Airport (HAA)Hasvik, NorwayView Hasvik Airport on a map View satellite image of Hasvik Airport Set HAA as destination Airport Get more information about Hasvik Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Kirkenes Airport, Høybuktmoen:

List of Furthest Airports from Kirkenes Airport, Høybuktmoen:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
110,423.73 miles (16,775.33 km) SEChatham Islands (CHT)Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New ZealandView Chatham Islands on a map View satellite image of Chatham Islands Set CHT as destination Airport Get more information about Chatham Islands
210,328.18 miles (16,621.55 km) ESERyan'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
310,312.34 miles (16,596.07 km) ESEDunedin 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
410,302.64 miles (16,580.45 km) ESEInvercargill 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
510,270.63 miles (16,528.93 km) ESEOamaru 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
610,250.48 miles (16,496.51 km) ESEAlexandra 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
710,231.57 miles (16,466.08 km) ESERichard 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)
810,225.31 miles (16,456.00 km) ESEQueenstown 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
910,217.85 miles (16,444.00 km) ESEAshburton 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
1010,217.26 miles (16,443.04 km) ESEWanaka 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
1110,206.24 miles (16,425.30 km) SEChristchurch 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
1210,186.42 miles (16,393.41 km) ESEMilford 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
1310,184.28 miles (16,389.97 km) ESEGlentanner 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
1410,175.62 miles (16,376.03 km) ESEMount 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
1510,159.21 miles (16,349.63 km) SEKaikoura Aerodrome (KBZ)Kaikoura, New ZealandView Kaikoura Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Kaikoura Aerodrome Set KBZ as destination Airport Get more information about Kaikoura Aerodrome