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KWI Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: KWI / OKBK
Airport Names:
  1. Kuwait International Airport
  2. مطار الكويت الدولي
Location: Kuwait City, Kuwait
GPS Coordinates: 29°13'36"N by 47°58'47"E
Area Served: Kuwait City, Kuwait
Operator/Owner: Directorate General of Civil Aviation
Airport Type: Public / Military
Elevation: 206 feet (63 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Kuwait International Airport (KWI):

  • In addition to being known as "Kuwait International Airport", another name for KWI is "مطار الكويت الدولي".
  • The furthest airport from Kuwait International Airport (KWI) is Totegegie Airport (GMR), which is located 11,977 miles (19,275 kilometers) away in Mangareva, Gambier Islands, French Polynesia.
  • Kuwait International Airport can currently handle more than seven million passengers a year.
  • Because of Kuwait International Airport's relatively low elevation of 206 feet, planes can take off or land at Kuwait International 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.
  • Kuwait International Airport handled 937,661 passengers last year.
  • The closest airport to Kuwait International Airport (KWI) is Abadan International Airport (ABD), which is located 80 miles (129 kilometers) N of KWI.
  • Kuwait International Airport (KWI) has 2 runways.

Map of Nearest Airports from Kuwait International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Kuwait International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
180.12 miles (128.94 km) NAbadan International Airport (ABD)Abadan, IranView Abadan International Airport on a map Set ABD as destination Airport Get more information about Abadan International Airport
293.32 miles (150.18 km) NNWBasrah International AirportBasrah Airport (BSR)Basrah, IraqView Basrah International AirportBasrah Airport on a map Set BSR as destination Airport Get more information about Basrah International AirportBasrah Airport
3115.61 miles (186.06 km) NEMahshahr Airport (MRX)Mahshahr, IranView Mahshahr Airport on a map Set MRX as destination Airport Get more information about Mahshahr Airport
4128.12 miles (206.18 km) WSWQaisumah Domestic Airport (AQI)Qaisumah, Hafar Al-Batin, Eastern Province, Saudi ArabiaView Qaisumah Domestic Airport on a map Set AQI as destination Airport Get more information about Qaisumah Domestic Airport
5144.93 miles (233.24 km) NEOmidiyeh Air Base (OMI)Omidiyeh, IranView Omidiyeh Air Base on a map Set OMI as destination Airport Get more information about Omidiyeh Air Base
6153.12 miles (246.43 km) NNEAhwaz International Airport (AWZ)Ahwaz, IranView Ahwaz International Airport on a map Set AWZ as destination Airport Get more information about Ahwaz International Airport
7173.46 miles (279.15 km) EBushehr Airport (BUZ)Bushehr, IranView Bushehr Airport on a map Set BUZ as destination Airport Get more information about Bushehr Airport
8220.40 miles (354.70 km) SSEKing Fahd International Airport (DMM)Dammam, Saudi ArabiaView King Fahd International Airport on a map Set DMM as destination Airport Get more information about King Fahd International Airport
9223.02 miles (358.91 km) NDezful Airport (DEF)Dezful, IranView Dezful Airport on a map Set DEF as destination Airport Get more information about Dezful Airport
10243.92 miles (392.55 km) SSEKing Abdulaziz Air Base (DHA)Dhahran, Saudi ArabiaView King Abdulaziz Air Base on a map Set DHA as destination Airport Get more information about King Abdulaziz Air Base
11260.82 miles (419.75 km) SEBahrain International Airport (BAH)Al Muharraq, BahrainView Bahrain International Airport on a map Set BAH as destination Airport Get more information about Bahrain International Airport
12271.79 miles (437.41 km) NEShahrekord International Airport (CQD)Shahrekord, IranView Shahrekord International Airport on a map Set CQD as destination Airport Get more information about Shahrekord International Airport
13278.37 miles (447.99 km) EShiraz International Airport (SYZ)Shiraz, IranView Shiraz International Airport on a map Set SYZ as destination Airport Get more information about Shiraz International Airport
14285.73 miles (459.83 km) NWAl Najaf International Airport (NJF)Al Najaf, IraqView Al Najaf International Airport on a map Set NJF as destination Airport Get more information about Al Najaf International Airport
15287.57 miles (462.81 km) SSEAl-Ahsa International Airport (HOF)Hofuf, Saudi ArabiaView Al-Ahsa International Airport on a map Set HOF as destination Airport Get more information about Al-Ahsa International Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Kuwait International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Kuwait International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,976.77 miles (19,274.69 km) SSETotegegie Airport (GMR)Mangareva, Gambier Islands, French PolynesiaView Totegegie Airport on a map Set GMR as destination Airport Get more information about Totegegie Airport
211,723.54 miles (18,867.16 km) SETureira Airport (ZTA)Tureia, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Tureira Airport on a map Set ZTA as destination Airport Get more information about Tureira Airport
311,629.35 miles (18,715.58 km) SSENukutavake Airport (NUK)Nukutavake, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Nukutavake Airport on a map Set NUK as destination Airport Get more information about Nukutavake Airport
411,618.39 miles (18,697.95 km) SSEPukarua Airport (PUK)Pukarua, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Pukarua Airport on a map Set PUK as destination Airport Get more information about Pukarua Airport
511,482.26 miles (18,478.86 km) SEHao Airport (HOI)Hao, Tuamotu Island, French PolynesiaView Hao Airport on a map Set HOI as destination Airport Get more information about Hao Airport
611,352.35 miles (18,269.79 km) SSEFangatau Airport (FGU)Fangatau, French PolynesiaView Fangatau Airport on a map Set FGU as destination Airport Get more information about Fangatau Airport
711,309.52 miles (18,200.86 km) SERaroia Airport (RRR)Raroia, French PolynesiaView Raroia Airport on a map Set RRR as destination Airport Get more information about Raroia Airport
811,293.49 miles (18,175.06 km) SEMakemo Airport (MKP)Makemo, French PolynesiaView Makemo Airport on a map Set MKP as destination Airport Get more information about Makemo Airport
911,252.70 miles (18,109.42 km) SEAnaa Airport (AAA)Anaa, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Anaa Airport on a map Set AAA as destination Airport Get more information about Anaa Airport
1011,180.24 miles (17,992.80 km) SEFakarava Airport (FAV)Fakarava, Society Islands, French PolynesiaView Fakarava Airport on a map Set FAV as destination Airport Get more information about Fakarava Airport
1111,147.44 miles (17,940.03 km) ESERurutu Airport (RUR)Rurutu, French PolynesiaView Rurutu Airport on a map Set RUR as destination Airport Get more information about Rurutu Airport
1211,121.97 miles (17,899.04 km) SEApataki Airport (APK)Apataki, French PolynesiaView Apataki Airport on a map Set APK as destination Airport Get more information about Apataki Airport
1311,095.99 miles (17,857.23 km) SEArutua Airport (AXR)Arutua, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Arutua Airport on a map Set AXR as destination Airport Get more information about Arutua Airport
1411,077.01 miles (17,826.68 km) SEManihi Airport (XMH)Manihi, French PolynesiaView Manihi Airport on a map Set XMH as destination Airport Get more information about Manihi Airport
1511,068.65 miles (17,813.21 km) SEAhe Airport (AHE)Ahe, French PolynesiaView Ahe Airport on a map Set AHE as destination Airport Get more information about Ahe Airport