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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):

  • 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.
  • Finnair terminated their services to Kirkenes in 1975.
  • Kirkenes Airport, Høybuktmoen handled 297,149 passengers last year.
  • Høybuktmoen was built as a military air station by the Luftwaffe during World War II.
  • 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.
  • In addition to being known as "Kirkenes Airport, Høybuktmoen", another name for KKN is "Kirkenes lufthavn, Høybuktmoen".
  • The first service after the war was started by DNL on 13 October 1945 and flew to Tromsø, with onwards connection to Trondheim and Oslo.
  • Varangfly merged with two other airlines in 1970 to create the Kirkenes-based Norving.
  • The airport is located at Høybuktmoen in Sør-Varanger, about 15 kilometers west of Kirkenes.
  • Kirkenes Airport, Høybuktmoen (KKN) currently has only 1 runway.
  • The closest airport to Kirkenes Airport, Høybuktmoen (KKN) is Vadsø Airport (VDS), which is located 24 miles (38 kilometers) N of KKN.

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Set KBZ as destination Airport Get more information about Kaikoura Aerodrome