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KPO Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: KPO / RKTH
Airport Names:
  1. Pohang Airport
  2. 포항공항 浦項空港
  3. Pohang Gonghang
  4. P'ohang Konghang
Location: Pohang, South Korea
GPS Coordinates: 35°59'16"N by 129°25'13"E
Area Served: Pohang
Operator/Owner: Korean Airports Corporation, Republic of Korea Navy
Airport Type: Military
Elevation: 70 feet (21 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Pohang Airport (KPO):

  • The furthest airport from Pohang Airport (KPO) is Capitán de Corbeta Carlos A. Curbelo International Airport (PDP), which is nearly antipodal to Pohang Airport (meaning Pohang Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Capitán de Corbeta Carlos A. Curbelo International Airport), and is located 12,171 miles (19,587 kilometers) away in Maldonado/Punta del Este, Maldonado, Uruguay.
  • Because of Pohang Airport's relatively low elevation of 70 feet, planes can take off or land at Pohang 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.
  • In addition to being known as "Pohang Airport", other names for KPO include "포항공항 浦項空港", "Pohang Gonghang" and "P'ohang Konghang".
  • The closest airport to Pohang Airport (KPO) is Daegu International Airport (TAE), which is located 43 miles (69 kilometers) W of KPO.
  • Pohang Airport handled 255,227 passengers last year.
  • Troops of the Korean People's Army 12th Division infiltrated the Pohang area in early August and made guerilla attacks against the airfield.
  • Pohang Airport (KPO) currently has only 1 runway.

Map of Nearest Airports from Pohang Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Pohang Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
143.08 miles (69.33 km) WDaegu International Airport (TAE)Daegu, South KoreaView Daegu International Airport on a map View satellite image of Daegu International Airport Set TAE as destination Airport Get more information about Daegu International Airport
262.07 miles (99.89 km) SSWGimhae International Airport (PUS)Busan, South KoreaView Gimhae International Airport on a map View satellite image of Gimhae International Airport Set PUS as destination Airport Get more information about Gimhae International Airport
374.15 miles (119.34 km) NWYecheon Air Base (YEC)Yecheon, South KoreaView Yecheon Air Base on a map View satellite image of Yecheon Air Base Set YEC as destination Airport Get more information about Yecheon Air Base
498.08 miles (157.85 km) SWSacheon Airport (HIN)Sacheon, South KoreaView Sacheon Airport on a map View satellite image of Sacheon Airport Set HIN as destination Airport Get more information about Sacheon Airport
5118.16 miles (190.16 km) WNWCheongju International Airport (CJJ)Cheong ju, South KoreaView Cheongju International Airport on a map View satellite image of Cheongju International Airport Set CJJ as destination Airport Get more information about Cheongju International Airport
6124.80 miles (200.85 km) NNWGangneung Airbase (KAG)Kangnung (Gangneung), South KoreaView Gangneung Airbase on a map View satellite image of Gangneung Airbase Set KAG as destination Airport Get more information about Gangneung Airbase
7128.76 miles (207.22 km) NWWonju Airport (WJU)Wonju, South KoreaView Wonju Airport on a map View satellite image of Wonju Airport Set WJU as destination Airport Get more information about Wonju Airport
8155.62 miles (250.44 km) NNWSokcho Airport (SHO)Sokcho, South KoreaView Sokcho Airport on a map View satellite image of Sokcho Airport Set SHO as destination Airport Get more information about Sokcho Airport
9156.05 miles (251.14 km) SIki Airport (IKI)Iki, Iki Island, JapanView Iki Airport on a map View satellite image of Iki Airport Set IKI as destination Airport Get more information about Iki Airport
10156.97 miles (252.62 km) WGunsan Airport (KUV)Gunsan, South KoreaView Gunsan Airport on a map View satellite image of Gunsan Airport Set KUV as destination Airport Get more information about Gunsan Airport
11158.39 miles (254.90 km) WSWGwangju Airport (KWJ)Gwangju (Kwangju), South KoreaView Gwangju Airport on a map View satellite image of Gwangju Airport Set KWJ as destination Airport Get more information about Gwangju Airport
12161.41 miles (259.77 km) ESEIwami Airport (IWJ)Masuda, Shimane, Japan, JapanView Iwami Airport on a map View satellite image of Iwami Airport Set IWJ as destination Airport Get more information about Iwami Airport
13162.68 miles (261.80 km) NWSeoul Air Base (SSN)Seongnam, South KoreaView Seoul Air Base on a map View satellite image of Seoul Air Base Set SSN as destination Airport Get more information about Seoul Air Base
14171.98 miles (276.77 km) SSEKokura Airport (KKJ)Kita Kyūshū, Kyūshū, JapanView Kokura Airport on a map View satellite image of Kokura Airport Set KKJ as destination Airport Get more information about Kokura Airport
15176.06 miles (283.35 km) SSEFukuoka Airport (FUK)Fukuoka, JapanView Fukuoka Airport on a map View satellite image of Fukuoka Airport Set FUK as destination Airport Get more information about Fukuoka Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Pohang Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Pohang Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,170.87 miles (19,587.06 km) ESECapitán de Corbeta Carlos A. Curbelo International Airport (PDP)Maldonado/Punta del Este, Maldonado, UruguayView Capitán de Corbeta Carlos A. Curbelo International Airport on a map View satellite image of Capitán de Corbeta Carlos A. Curbelo International Airport Set PDP as destination Airport Get more information about Capitán de Corbeta Carlos A. Curbelo International Airport
212,152.10 miles (19,556.86 km) SSERio Grande Regional Airport (RIG)Rio Grande, BrazilView Rio Grande Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Rio Grande Regional Airport Set RIG as destination Airport Get more information about Rio Grande Regional Airport
312,148.48 miles (19,551.03 km) SETreinta y Tres Airport (TYT)Treinta y Tres, Treinta y Tres, UruguayView Treinta y Tres Airport on a map View satellite image of Treinta y Tres Airport Set TYT as destination Airport Get more information about Treinta y Tres Airport
412,125.03 miles (19,513.30 km) SSEPelotas International Airport (PET)Pelotas, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilView Pelotas International Airport on a map View satellite image of Pelotas International Airport Set PET as destination Airport Get more information about Pelotas International Airport
512,119.78 miles (19,504.85 km) ESECarrasco/General Cesáreo L. Berisso International Airport (MVD)Montevideo, Montevideo, UruguayView Carrasco/General Cesáreo L. Berisso International Airport on a map View satellite image of Carrasco/General Cesáreo L. Berisso International Airport Set MVD as destination Airport Get more information about Carrasco/General Cesáreo L. Berisso International Airport
612,110.08 miles (19,489.23 km) SECerro Largo International Airport (MLZ)Melo, Cerro Largo, UruguayView Cerro Largo International Airport on a map View satellite image of Cerro Largo International Airport Set MLZ as destination Airport Get more information about Cerro Largo International Airport
712,068.95 miles (19,423.04 km) ESEVilla Gesell Airport (VLG)Villa Gesell, Buenos Aires, ArgentinaView Villa Gesell Airport on a map View satellite image of Villa Gesell Airport Set VLG as destination Airport Get more information about Villa Gesell Airport
812,063.99 miles (19,415.06 km) SECerro Largo International Airport (VCH)Vichadero, Rivera, UruguayView Cerro Largo International Airport on a map View satellite image of Cerro Largo International Airport Set VCH as destination Airport Get more information about Cerro Largo International Airport
912,059.96 miles (19,408.57 km) SSEComandante Gustavo Kraemer International Airport (BGX)Bagé, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilView Comandante Gustavo Kraemer International Airport on a map View satellite image of Comandante Gustavo Kraemer International Airport Set BGX as destination Airport Get more information about Comandante Gustavo Kraemer International Airport
1012,054.62 miles (19,399.99 km) ESESanta Bernardina International Airport (DZO)Durazno, Durazno, UruguayView Santa Bernardina International Airport on a map View satellite image of Santa Bernardina International Airport Set DZO as destination Airport Get more information about Santa Bernardina International Airport
1112,028.07 miles (19,357.25 km) ESEAstor Piazzolla International Airport (MDQ)Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires Province, ArgentinaView Astor Piazzolla International Airport on a map View satellite image of Astor Piazzolla International Airport Set MDQ as destination Airport Get more information about Astor Piazzolla International Airport
1212,021.25 miles (19,346.27 km) SSalgado Filho International Airport (POA)Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilView Salgado Filho International Airport on a map View satellite image of Salgado Filho International Airport Set POA as destination Airport Get more information about Salgado Filho International Airport
1312,019.40 miles (19,343.29 km) ELa Plata Airport (LPG)La Plata, Buenos Aires, ArgentinaView La Plata Airport on a map View satellite image of La Plata Airport Set LPG as destination Airport Get more information about La Plata Airport
1412,017.47 miles (19,340.19 km) ESELaguna de los Patos International Airport (CYR)Colonia del Sacramento, Colonia, UruguayView Laguna de los Patos International Airport on a map View satellite image of Laguna de los Patos International Airport Set CYR as destination Airport Get more information about Laguna de los Patos International Airport
1512,012.87 miles (19,332.80 km) SETacuarembó Airport (TAW)Tacuarembó, Tacuarembó, UruguayView Tacuarembó Airport on a map View satellite image of Tacuarembó Airport Set TAW as destination Airport Get more information about Tacuarembó Airport