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KRS Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: KRS / ENCN
Airport Names:
  1. Kristiansand Airport, Kjevik
  2. Kristiansand lufthavn, Kjevik
Location: Kristiansand, Vest-Agder, Norway
GPS Coordinates: 58°12'14"N by 8°5'6"E
Area Served: Kristiansand, Norway
Operator/Owner: Avinor
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 57 feet (17 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Kristiansand Airport, Kjevik (KRS):

  • Between 1963 and 1981, Dan-Air of London operated a route between Newcastle and Kjevik.
  • Kristiansand Airport, Kjevik handled 1,065,615 passengers last year.
  • Starting in autumn 1991, Widerøe Norsk Air flew on the route from its hub at Sandefjord Airport, Torp via Kjevik to London Stansted Airport using Fokker 50 turboprop aircraft.
  • In 1936, the city of Kristiansand decided to build an airport at Kongsgård, but later changed their minds and built it at Kjevik.
  • In 1964, the runway was expanded to its present length.
  • Because of Kristiansand Airport, Kjevik's relatively low elevation of 57 feet, planes can take off or land at Kristiansand Airport, Kjevik 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 "Kristiansand Airport, Kjevik", another name for KRS is "Kristiansand lufthavn, Kjevik".
  • Bus service to Kristiansand, Lillesand, Grimstad, Arendal and Tveit is available.
  • Avinor installed a 90 meters long section of engineered materials arrestor system at the end of each runway in 2012.
  • The closest airport to Kristiansand Airport, Kjevik (KRS) is Farsund Airport, Lista (FAN), which is located 54 miles (86 kilometers) W of KRS.
  • Kristiansand Airport, Kjevik (KRS) currently has only 1 runway.
  • The furthest airport from Kristiansand Airport, Kjevik (KRS) is Chatham Islands (CHT), which is located 11,423 miles (18,384 kilometers) away in Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New Zealand.

Map of Nearest Airports from Kristiansand Airport, Kjevik:

List of Nearest Airports from Kristiansand Airport, Kjevik:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
153.71 miles (86.43 km) WFarsund Airport, Lista (FAN)Farsund, NorwayView Farsund Airport, Lista on a map Set FAN as destination Airport Get more information about Farsund Airport, Lista
281.71 miles (131.50 km) SSEThisted Airport (TED)Thisted, DenmarkView Thisted Airport on a map Set TED as destination Airport Get more information about Thisted Airport
386.17 miles (138.67 km) NESkien Airport, Geiteryggen (SKE)Skien, Telemark, NorwayView Skien Airport, Geiteryggen on a map Set SKE as destination Airport Get more information about Skien Airport, Geiteryggen
492.37 miles (148.65 km) ESESindal Airport (CNL)Sindal, DenmarkView Sindal Airport on a map Set CNL as destination Airport Get more information about Sindal Airport
599.73 miles (160.50 km) WNWStavanger-Sola International Airport (SVG)Stavanger, NorwayView Stavanger-Sola International Airport on a map Set SVG as destination Airport Get more information about Stavanger-Sola International Airport
6100.73 miles (162.11 km) SEAalborg Airport (AAL)Aalborg, DenmarkView Aalborg Airport on a map Set AAL as destination Airport Get more information about Aalborg Airport
7102.33 miles (164.68 km) NNENotodden Airport, Tuven (NTB)Notodden, NorwayView Notodden Airport, Tuven on a map Set NTB as destination Airport Get more information about Notodden Airport, Tuven
8103.43 miles (166.46 km) NESandefjord Airport, Torp (TRF)Sandefjord / Stokke, NorwayView Sandefjord Airport, Torp on a map Set TRF as destination Airport Get more information about Sandefjord Airport, Torp
9121.24 miles (195.12 km) SSESkive Airport (SQW)Skive, DenmarkView Skive Airport on a map Set SQW as destination Airport Get more information about Skive Airport
10125.11 miles (201.34 km) ESELaesoe Airfield (BYR)Læsø, DenmarkView Laesoe Airfield on a map Set BYR as destination Airport Get more information about Laesoe Airfield
11126.23 miles (203.15 km) NEMoss Airport, Rygge (RYG)Rygge (near Moss), NorwayView Moss Airport, Rygge on a map Set RYG as destination Airport Get more information about Moss Airport, Rygge
12129.54 miles (208.47 km) NWHaugesund Airport, Karmøy (HAU)Haugesund / Karmøy, NorwayView Haugesund Airport, Karmøy on a map Set HAU as destination Airport Get more information about Haugesund Airport, Karmøy
13137.33 miles (221.01 km) SSEKarup Airport (KRP)Karup, DenmarkView Karup Airport on a map Set KRP as destination Airport Get more information about Karup Airport
14141.75 miles (228.12 km) EGöteborg City Airport (GSE)Gothenburg (Göteborg), SwedenView Göteborg City Airport on a map Set GSE as destination Airport Get more information about Göteborg City Airport
15146.80 miles (236.26 km) NEOslo Airport, Fornebu ( Closed ) (FBU)Oslo, NorwayView Oslo Airport, Fornebu ( Closed ) on a map Set FBU as destination Airport Get more information about Oslo Airport, Fornebu ( Closed )

Map of Furthest Airports from Kristiansand Airport, Kjevik:

List of Furthest Airports from Kristiansand Airport, Kjevik:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,423.43 miles (18,384.19 km) SSEChatham Islands (CHT)Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New ZealandView Chatham Islands on a map Set CHT as destination Airport Get more information about Chatham Islands
211,305.17 miles (18,193.87 km) SEDunedin 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
311,298.22 miles (18,182.68 km) SERyan'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
411,278.23 miles (18,150.51 km) SEInvercargill Airport (IVC)Invercargill, New ZealandView Invercargill Airport on a map Set IVC as destination Airport Get more information about Invercargill Airport
511,273.70 miles (18,143.22 km) SEOamaru Airport (OAM)Oamaru, North Otago, New ZealandView Oamaru Airport on a map Set OAM as destination Airport Get more information about Oamaru Airport
611,241.75 miles (18,091.80 km) SEAlexandra Aerodrome (ALR)Alexandra, New ZealandView Alexandra Aerodrome on a map Set ALR as destination Airport Get more information about Alexandra Aerodrome
711,238.07 miles (18,085.88 km) SERichard 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)
811,228.44 miles (18,070.37 km) SEAshburton Aerodrome (ASG)Ashburton, New ZealandView Ashburton Aerodrome on a map Set ASG as destination Airport Get more information about Ashburton Aerodrome
911,220.97 miles (18,058.35 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
1011,213.29 miles (18,045.99 km) SEQueenstown Airport (ZQN)Queenstown, New ZealandView Queenstown Airport on a map Set ZQN as destination Airport Get more information about Queenstown Airport
1111,210.32 miles (18,041.21 km) SEWanaka Airport (WKA)Wanaka, New ZealandView Wanaka Airport on a map Set WKA as destination Airport Get more information about Wanaka Airport
1211,186.48 miles (18,002.84 km) SEGlentanner Aerodrome (GTN)Mount Cook, New ZealandView Glentanner Aerodrome on a map Set GTN as destination Airport Get more information about Glentanner Aerodrome
1311,179.13 miles (17,991.03 km) SEKaikoura Aerodrome (KBZ)Kaikoura, New ZealandView Kaikoura Aerodrome on a map Set KBZ as destination Airport Get more information about Kaikoura Aerodrome
1411,178.43 miles (17,989.89 km) SEMount 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
1511,170.63 miles (17,977.34 km) SEMilford 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