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LEA Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: LEA / YPLM
Airport Names:
  1. RAAF Learmonth
  2. Learmonth Airport
Location: Exmouth, Western Australia, Australia
GPS Coordinates: 22°14'8"S by 114°5'18"E
Area Served: Exmouth, Western Australia
Operator/Owner: RAAF/Shire of Exmouth
Airport Type: Military/Public
Elevation: 19 feet (6 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about RAAF Learmonth (LEA):

  • The closest airport to RAAF Learmonth (LEA) is Barrow Island Airport (BWB), which is located 127 miles (204 kilometers) NE of LEA.
  • RAAF Learmonth (LEA) currently has only 1 runway.
  • Because of RAAF Learmonth's relatively low elevation of 19 feet, planes can take off or land at RAAF Learmonth 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.
  • During World War II a little-known landing field was constructed on the western shore of Exmouth Gulf.
  • On 7 October 2008, Qantas Flight 72 made an emergency landing at RAAF Learmonth.
  • The furthest airport from RAAF Learmonth (LEA) is Fernando Luis Ribas Dominicci Airport (SIG), which is nearly antipodal to RAAF Learmonth (meaning RAAF Learmonth is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Fernando Luis Ribas Dominicci Airport), and is located 12,175 miles (19,594 kilometers) away in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
  • RAAF Learmonth handled 90,861 passengers last year.
  • In addition to being known as "RAAF Learmonth", another name for LEA is "Learmonth Airport".
  • Learmonth Airport was ranked 49th in Australia for the number of revenue passengers served in financial year 2012-2013.

Map of Nearest Airports from RAAF Learmonth:

List of Nearest Airports from RAAF Learmonth:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
1126.94 miles (204.28 km) NEBarrow Island Airport (BWB)Barrow Island, Western Australia, AustraliaView Barrow Island Airport on a map View satellite image of Barrow Island Airport Set BWB as destination Airport Get more information about Barrow Island Airport
2184.63 miles (297.13 km) SCarnarvon Airport (CVQ)Carnarvon, Western Australia, AustraliaView Carnarvon Airport on a map View satellite image of Carnarvon Airport Set CVQ as destination Airport Get more information about Carnarvon Airport
3202.18 miles (325.37 km) ENEKarratha Airport (KTA)Karratha / Dampier, Western Australia, AustraliaView Karratha Airport on a map View satellite image of Karratha Airport Set KTA as destination Airport Get more information about Karratha Airport
4234.91 miles (378.05 km) ESolomon Airport (SLJ)Karijini National Park, Western Australia, AustraliaView Solomon Airport on a map View satellite image of Solomon Airport Set SLJ as destination Airport Get more information about Solomon Airport
5237.08 miles (381.55 km) ECoolawanyah Station Airport (COY)Coolawanyah Station, Western Australia, AustraliaView Coolawanyah Station Airport on a map View satellite image of Coolawanyah Station Airport Set COY as destination Airport Get more information about Coolawanyah Station Airport
6241.88 miles (389.27 km) ESEParaburdoo Airport (PBO)Paraburdoo, Western Australia, AustraliaView Paraburdoo Airport on a map View satellite image of Paraburdoo Airport Set PBO as destination Airport Get more information about Paraburdoo Airport
7243.88 miles (392.49 km) ETom Price Airport (TPR)Tom Price, Western Australia, AustraliaView Tom Price Airport on a map View satellite image of Tom Price Airport Set TPR as destination Airport Get more information about Tom Price Airport
8254.76 miles (410.00 km) SShark Bay Airport (MJK)Monkey Mia, Western Australia, AustraliaView Shark Bay Airport on a map View satellite image of Shark Bay Airport Set MJK as destination Airport Get more information about Shark Bay Airport
9304.86 miles (490.63 km) ECoondewanna Airport (CJF)Coondewanna, Western Australia, AustraliaView Coondewanna Airport on a map View satellite image of Coondewanna Airport Set CJF as destination Airport Get more information about Coondewanna Airport
10319.04 miles (513.44 km) ENEPort Hedland International Airport (PHE)Port Hedland, Western Australia, AustraliaView Port Hedland International Airport on a map View satellite image of Port Hedland International Airport Set PHE as destination Airport Get more information about Port Hedland International Airport
11325.62 miles (524.03 km) EBarimunya Airport (BYP)Barimunya, Western Australia, AustraliaView Barimunya Airport on a map View satellite image of Barimunya Airport Set BYP as destination Airport Get more information about Barimunya Airport
12372.91 miles (600.14 km) ESENewman Airport (ZNE)Newman, Western Australia, AustraliaView Newman Airport on a map View satellite image of Newman Airport Set ZNE as destination Airport Get more information about Newman Airport
13377.11 miles (606.91 km) SKalbarri Airport (KAX)Kalbarri, Western Australia, AustraliaView Kalbarri Airport on a map View satellite image of Kalbarri Airport Set KAX as destination Airport Get more information about Kalbarri Airport
14412.36 miles (663.62 km) SEMeekatharra Airport (MKR)Meekatharra, Western Australia, AustraliaView Meekatharra Airport on a map View satellite image of Meekatharra Airport Set MKR as destination Airport Get more information about Meekatharra Airport
15432.68 miles (696.34 km) SSECue Airport (CUY)Cue, Western Australia, AustraliaView Cue Airport on a map View satellite image of Cue Airport Set CUY as destination Airport Get more information about Cue Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from RAAF Learmonth:

List of Furthest Airports from RAAF Learmonth:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,175.40 miles (19,594.36 km) NFernando Luis Ribas Dominicci Airport (SIG)San Juan, Puerto RicoView Fernando Luis Ribas Dominicci Airport on a map View satellite image of Fernando Luis Ribas Dominicci Airport Set SIG as destination Airport Get more information about Fernando Luis Ribas Dominicci Airport
212,175.05 miles (19,593.80 km) NDorado Airport (DDP)Dorado, Puerto RicoView Dorado Airport on a map View satellite image of Dorado Airport Set DDP as destination Airport Get more information about Dorado Airport
312,174.41 miles (19,592.76 km) NLuis Muñoz Marín International Airport (SJU)San Juan, Puerto RicoView Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport on a map View satellite image of Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport Set SJU as destination Airport Get more information about Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport
412,170.66 miles (19,586.73 km) NAntonio (Nery) Juarbe Pol Airport (ARE)Arecibo, Puerto RicoView Antonio (Nery) Juarbe Pol Airport on a map View satellite image of Antonio (Nery) Juarbe Pol Airport Set ARE as destination Airport Get more information about Antonio (Nery) Juarbe Pol Airport
512,166.56 miles (19,580.14 km) NNERafael Hernández Airport (BQN)Aguadilla, Puerto RicoView Rafael Hernández Airport on a map View satellite image of Rafael Hernández Airport Set BQN as destination Airport Get more information about Rafael Hernández Airport
612,164.93 miles (19,577.52 km) NDiego Jiménez Torres Airport (FAJ)Fajardo, Puerto Rico, United StatesView Diego Jiménez Torres Airport on a map View satellite image of Diego Jiménez Torres Airport Set FAJ as destination Airport Get more information about Diego Jiménez Torres Airport
712,162.94 miles (19,574.31 km) NBenjamín Rivera Noriega Airport (CPX)Isla de Culebra, Puerto RicoView Benjamín Rivera Noriega Airport on a map View satellite image of Benjamín Rivera Noriega Airport Set CPX as destination Airport Get more information about Benjamín Rivera Noriega Airport
812,160.66 miles (19,570.64 km) NNWCyril E. King Airport (STT)Charlotte Amalie, Saint Thomas, United States Virgin IslandsView Cyril E. King Airport on a map View satellite image of Cyril E. King Airport Set STT as destination Airport Get more information about Cyril E. King Airport
912,160.33 miles (19,570.10 km) NNWTerrance B. Lettsome International Airport (EIS)Beef Island (near Tortola), British Virgin IslandsView Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport on a map View satellite image of Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport Set EIS as destination Airport Get more information about Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport
1012,160.28 miles (19,570.03 km) NNWCharlotte Amalie Harbor Seaplane Base (SPB)Charlotte Amalie, Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin IslandsView Charlotte Amalie Harbor Seaplane Base on a map View satellite image of Charlotte Amalie Harbor Seaplane Base Set SPB as destination Airport Get more information about Charlotte Amalie Harbor Seaplane Base
1112,157.85 miles (19,566.11 km) NNWVirgin Gorda Airport (VIJ)Virgin Gorda, British Virgin IslandsView Virgin Gorda Airport on a map View satellite image of Virgin Gorda Airport Set VIJ as destination Airport Get more information about Virgin Gorda Airport
1212,153.58 miles (19,559.24 km) NHumacao Airport (HUC)Humacao, Puerto Rico, United StatesView Humacao Airport on a map View satellite image of Humacao Airport Set HUC as destination Airport Get more information about Humacao Airport
1312,152.15 miles (19,556.94 km) NAntonio Rivera Rodríguez Airport (VQS)Vieques, Puerto Rico, United StatesView Antonio Rivera Rodríguez Airport on a map View satellite image of Antonio Rivera Rodríguez Airport Set VQS as destination Airport Get more information about Antonio Rivera Rodríguez Airport
1412,150.34 miles (19,554.03 km) NNEEugenio María de Hostos Airport (MAZ)Mayagüez, Puerto RicoView Eugenio María de Hostos Airport on a map View satellite image of Eugenio María de Hostos Airport Set MAZ as destination Airport Get more information about Eugenio María de Hostos Airport
1512,141.66 miles (19,540.07 km) NMercedita Airport (PSE)Ponce, Puerto RicoView Mercedita Airport on a map View satellite image of Mercedita Airport Set PSE as destination Airport Get more information about Mercedita Airport