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LDY Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: LDY / EGAE
Airport Names:
  1. City of Derry Airport
  2. Londonderry/Eglinton Airport[1]
Location: Derry, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
GPS Coordinates: 55°2'34"N by 7°9'42"W
Area Served: Derry, United Kingdom
Operator/Owner: Derry City Council
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 23 feet (7 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about City of Derry Airport (LDY):

  • In addition to being known as "City of Derry Airport", another name for LDY is "Londonderry/Eglinton Airport[1]".
  • Because of City of Derry Airport's relatively low elevation of 23 feet, planes can take off or land at City of Derry 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.
  • City of Derry Airport handled 384,973 passengers last year.
  • The airport has its origins in World War II.
  • The furthest airport from City of Derry Airport (LDY) is Ryan's Creek Aerodrome (SZS), which is located 11,838 miles (19,051 kilometers) away in Stewart Island, New Zealand.
  • City of Derry Airport (LDY) currently has only 1 runway.
  • City of Derry Airport is an airport located 7 mi northeast of Derry, Northern Ireland.
  • In mid-2009 work commenced on dualling the A2 from Maydown to Eglinton and the airport, which now provides a high speed dual carriageway connection to the city.
  • At the end of 2008, British Airways, operated by Loganair as a franchise agreement, ceased the Glasgow International route which had operated for 30 years, following the loss in July 2008 of their public service obligation route to Dublin.
  • The closest airport to City of Derry Airport (LDY) is Belfast International Airport (BFS), which is located 46 miles (74 kilometers) SE of LDY.
  • On 9 October 2009, Derry City Council who own and operate the airport began the process which will lead to the privatisation of the facility.

Map of Nearest Airports from City of Derry Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from City of Derry Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
146.10 miles (74.19 km) SEBelfast International Airport (BFS)Belfast, Northern Ireland, United KingdomView Belfast International Airport on a map View satellite image of Belfast International Airport Set BFS as destination Airport Get more information about Belfast International Airport
246.68 miles (75.12 km) WDonegal Airport (CFN)Carrickfinn, IrelandView Donegal Airport on a map View satellite image of Donegal Airport Set CFN as destination Airport Get more information about Donegal Airport
348.61 miles (78.24 km) SSWEnniskillen/St Angelo Airport (ENK)Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, United KingdomView Enniskillen/St Angelo Airport on a map View satellite image of Enniskillen/St Angelo Airport Set ENK as destination Airport Get more information about Enniskillen/St Angelo Airport
456.69 miles (91.24 km) NEIslay Airport (ILY)Islay, Scotland, United KingdomView Islay Airport on a map View satellite image of Islay Airport Set ILY as destination Airport Get more information about Islay Airport
559.11 miles (95.13 km) ESEGeorge Best Belfast City Airport (BHD)Belfast, Northern Ireland, United KingdomView George Best Belfast City Airport on a map View satellite image of George Best Belfast City Airport Set BHD as destination Airport Get more information about George Best Belfast City Airport
664.14 miles (103.23 km) ENECampbeltown Airport (CAL)Campbeltown, Scotland, United KingdomView Campbeltown Airport on a map View satellite image of Campbeltown Airport Set CAL as destination Airport Get more information about Campbeltown Airport
777.94 miles (125.43 km) SWSligo Airport (SXL)Strandhill (near Sligo), IrelandView Sligo Airport on a map View satellite image of Sligo Airport Set SXL as destination Airport Get more information about Sligo Airport
878.77 miles (126.77 km) NNEColonsay Airport (CSA)Colonsay, Inner Hebrides, Scotland, United KingdomView Colonsay Airport on a map View satellite image of Colonsay Airport Set CSA as destination Airport Get more information about Colonsay Airport
9101.27 miles (162.97 km) NTiree Airport (TRE)Tiree, Scotland, United KingdomView Tiree Airport on a map View satellite image of Tiree Airport Set TRE as destination Airport Get more information about Tiree Airport
10102.69 miles (165.26 km) SWIreland West Airport Knock (NOC)Knock, IrelandView Ireland West Airport Knock on a map View satellite image of Ireland West Airport Knock Set NOC as destination Airport Get more information about Ireland West Airport Knock
11106.06 miles (170.69 km) ENEGlasgow-Prestwick Airport (PIK)Prestwick (near Glasgow), Scotland, United KingdomView Glasgow-Prestwick Airport on a map View satellite image of Glasgow-Prestwick Airport Set PIK as destination Airport Get more information about Glasgow-Prestwick Airport
12109.78 miles (176.67 km) NColl Island Airport (COL)Coll, Scotland, United KingdomView Coll Island Airport on a map View satellite image of Coll Island Airport Set COL as destination Airport Get more information about Coll Island Airport
13117.67 miles (189.38 km) SSEDublin Airport (DUB)Dublin, IrelandView Dublin Airport on a map View satellite image of Dublin Airport Set DUB as destination Airport Get more information about Dublin Airport
14121.28 miles (195.18 km) ENEGlasgow International Airport (GLA)Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomView Glasgow International Airport on a map View satellite image of Glasgow International Airport Set GLA as destination Airport Get more information about Glasgow International Airport
15121.39 miles (195.35 km) ESEIsle of Man Airport (IOM)Ronaldsway, Isle of Man, United KingdomView Isle of Man Airport on a map View satellite image of Isle of Man Airport Set IOM as destination Airport Get more information about Isle of Man Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from City of Derry Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from City of Derry Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,837.96 miles (19,051.30 km) SSERyan'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
211,808.83 miles (19,004.42 km) SSEInvercargill 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
311,796.55 miles (18,984.66 km) SSEDunedin 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
411,740.64 miles (18,894.68 km) SSEAlexandra 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
511,736.54 miles (18,888.08 km) SOamaru 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
611,721.19 miles (18,863.37 km) SSEQueenstown 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
711,706.27 miles (18,839.37 km) SSEWanaka 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
811,691.29 miles (18,815.27 km) SRichard 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)
911,688.11 miles (18,810.14 km) SSEMilford 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
1011,665.74 miles (18,774.14 km) SAshburton 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
1111,657.96 miles (18,761.63 km) SGlentanner 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
1211,648.44 miles (18,746.31 km) SMount 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
1311,638.42 miles (18,730.18 km) SChristchurch 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
1411,626.79 miles (18,711.46 km) SFox Glacier Aerodrome (FGL)Fox Glacier, New ZealandView Fox Glacier Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Fox Glacier Aerodrome Set FGL as destination Airport Get more information about Fox Glacier Aerodrome
1511,580.86 miles (18,637.55 km) SHokitika Airport (HKK)Hokitika, New ZealandView Hokitika Airport on a map View satellite image of Hokitika Airport Set HKK as destination Airport Get more information about Hokitika Airport