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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):

  • In addition to being known as "Kristiansand Airport, Kjevik", another name for KRS is "Kristiansand lufthavn, Kjevik".
  • 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.
  • The closest airport to Kristiansand Airport, Kjevik (KRS) is Farsund Airport, Lista (FAN), which is located 54 miles (86 kilometers) W of KRS.
  • In 1964, the runway was expanded to its present length.
  • Kristiansand Airport, Kjevik (KRS) currently has only 1 runway.
  • 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.
  • Avinor installed a 90 meters long section of engineered materials arrestor system at the end of each runway in 2012.
  • Kristiansand Airport, Kjevik handled 1,065,615 passengers last year.
  • FlyNonstop introduced direct scheduled flights to/from London City Airport in April 2013, using a Dutch-registered Embraer 190 flown by Denim Air crews.
  • In 1936, the city of Kristiansand decided to build an airport at Kongsgård, but later changed their minds and built it at Kjevik.
  • Kristiansand Airport, Kjevik is situated 4.3 NM northeast of the city Kristiansand, Vest-Agder in southern Norway, located 16 km from the city centre.

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 View satellite image of Farsund Airport, Lista 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 View satellite image of Thisted Airport 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 View satellite image of Skien Airport, Geiteryggen 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 View satellite image of Sindal Airport 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 View satellite image of Stavanger-Sola International Airport 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 View satellite image of Aalborg Airport 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 View satellite image of Notodden Airport, Tuven 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 View satellite image of Sandefjord Airport, Torp 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 View satellite image of Skive Airport 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 View satellite image of Laesoe Airfield 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 View satellite image of Moss Airport, Rygge 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 View satellite image of Haugesund Airport, Karmøy 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 View satellite image of Karup Airport 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 View satellite image of Göteborg City Airport 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 View satellite image of Oslo Airport, Fornebu ( Closed ) 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 View satellite image of Chatham Islands 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 View satellite image of Dunedin International Airport 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 View satellite image of Ryan's Creek Aerodrome 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 View satellite image of Invercargill Airport 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 View satellite image of Oamaru Airport 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 View satellite image of Alexandra Aerodrome 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 View satellite image of Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) 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 View satellite image of Ashburton Aerodrome 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 View satellite image of Christchurch International Airport 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 View satellite image of Queenstown Airport 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 View satellite image of Wanaka Airport 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 View satellite image of Glentanner Aerodrome 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 View satellite image of Kaikoura Aerodrome 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 View satellite image of Mount Cook Airport 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 View satellite image of Milford Sound Airport Set MFN as destination Airport Get more information about Milford Sound Airport