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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".
  • When the Germans attacked Norway on 9 April 1940, the airport had a small group of soldiers attached to it.
  • Kristiansand Airport, Kjevik handled 1,065,615 passengers last year.
  • 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.
  • Before the war, Det Danske Luftfartsselskap operated a route between Kristiansand, Aalborg and Copenhagen.
  • Kristiansand Airport, Kjevik (KRS) currently has only 1 runway.
  • The closest airport to Kristiansand Airport, Kjevik (KRS) is Farsund Airport, Lista (FAN), which is located 54 miles (86 kilometers) W of KRS.
  • 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.
  • FlyNonstop introduced direct scheduled flights to/from London City Airport in April 2013, using a Dutch-registered Embraer 190 flown by Denim Air crews.

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