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LPA Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: LPA / GCLP
Airport Names:
  1. Gran Canaria Airport
  2. Aeropuerto de Gran Canaria
Location: Las Palmas, Canary Islands, Spain
GPS Coordinates: 27°55'54"N by 15°23'12"W
Area Served: Gran Canaria
Operator/Owner: Aeropuertos Españoles y Navegación Aérea
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 78 feet (24 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Gran Canaria Airport (LPA):

  • In December 2010, low cost carrier Ryanair announced the opening of 3 new bases on the Canary Islands.
  • Because of Gran Canaria Airport's relatively low elevation of 78 feet, planes can take off or land at Gran Canaria 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.
  • In addition to being known as "Gran Canaria Airport", another name for LPA is "Aeropuerto de Gran Canaria".
  • The closest airport to Gran Canaria Airport (LPA) is Tenerife North Airport (TFN), which is located 69 miles (112 kilometers) WNW of LPA.
  • The deployment base of Gando Air Base is the Lanzarote Military Airfield.
  • Gran Canaria Airport (LPA) has 2 runways.
  • There is an airbase of the Spanish Air Force to the east of the runways.
  • The furthest airport from Gran Canaria Airport (LPA) is Norfolk Island Airport (NLK), which is nearly antipodal to Gran Canaria Airport (meaning Gran Canaria Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Norfolk Island Airport), and is located 12,221 miles (19,667 kilometers) away in Norfolk Island, Australia.
  • There's currently another terminal under construction on the west of the airport.
  • In 1963, improvements to the airport were made.
  • Gran Canaria Airport handled 9,770,253 passengers last year.
  • In October 1991, the terminal was enlarged with improved facilities so it could handle more passengers.

Map of Nearest Airports from Gran Canaria Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Gran Canaria Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
169.50 miles (111.84 km) WNWTenerife North Airport (TFN)Tenerife, Canary Islands, SpainView Tenerife North Airport on a map View satellite image of Tenerife North Airport Set TFN as destination Airport Get more information about Tenerife North Airport
272.77 miles (117.11 km) WTenerife-South Airport (TFS)Tenerife, Canary Islands, SpainView Tenerife-South Airport on a map View satellite image of Tenerife-South Airport Set TFS as destination Airport Get more information about Tenerife-South Airport
399.47 miles (160.08 km) ENEFuerteventura Airport (FUE)Puerto del Rosario, Fuerteventura, Canary Islands, SpainView Fuerteventura Airport on a map View satellite image of Fuerteventura Airport Set FUE as destination Airport Get more information about Fuerteventura Airport
4111.74 miles (179.84 km) WLa Gomera Airport (GMZ)Alajeró / San Sebastián, Canary Islands, SpainView La Gomera Airport on a map View satellite image of La Gomera Airport Set GMZ as destination Airport Get more information about La Gomera Airport
5128.91 miles (207.46 km) ENELanzarote Airport (ACE)Arrecife, Canary Islands, SpainView Lanzarote Airport on a map View satellite image of Lanzarote Airport Set ACE as destination Airport Get more information about Lanzarote Airport
6143.31 miles (230.64 km) ESEHassan I Airport El Aaiún Airport (EUN)El Aaiún (Laayoune), MoroccoView Hassan I Airport El Aaiún Airport on a map View satellite image of Hassan I Airport El Aaiún Airport Set EUN as destination Airport Get more information about Hassan I Airport El Aaiún Airport
7151.91 miles (244.48 km) WNWLa Palma Airport (SPC)La Palma, Canary Islands, SpainView La Palma Airport on a map View satellite image of La Palma Airport Set SPC as destination Airport Get more information about La Palma Airport
8259.76 miles (418.04 km) ETan Tan Airport (TTA)Tan-Tan, MoroccoView Tan Tan Airport on a map View satellite image of Tan Tan Airport Set TTA as destination Airport Get more information about Tan Tan Airport
9293.12 miles (471.73 km) SDakhla Airport (VIL)Dakhla, Western SaharaView Dakhla Airport on a map View satellite image of Dakhla Airport Set VIL as destination Airport Get more information about Dakhla Airport
10339.33 miles (546.10 km) NNWMadeira Airport (FNC)Funchal, Madeira, PortugalView Madeira Airport on a map View satellite image of Madeira Airport Set FNC as destination Airport Get more information about Madeira Airport
11359.66 miles (578.81 km) NPorto Santo Airport (PXO)Porto Santo, Madeira, PortugalView Porto Santo Airport on a map View satellite image of Porto Santo Airport Set PXO as destination Airport Get more information about Porto Santo Airport
12396.56 miles (638.20 km) ENEAgadir – Al Massira Airport (AGA)Agadir, MoroccoView Agadir – Al Massira Airport on a map View satellite image of Agadir – Al Massira Airport Set AGA as destination Airport Get more information about Agadir – Al Massira Airport
13399.72 miles (643.28 km) SSEFderik Airport (FGD)Fderik, MauritaniaView Fderik Airport on a map View satellite image of Fderik Airport Set FGD as destination Airport Get more information about Fderik Airport
14414.07 miles (666.37 km) SSETazadit International Airport (OUZ)Zouerate, MauritaniaView Tazadit International Airport on a map View satellite image of Tazadit International Airport Set OUZ as destination Airport Get more information about Tazadit International Airport
15417.80 miles (672.38 km) NEEssaouira-Mogador Airport (ESU)Essaouira, MoroccoView Essaouira-Mogador Airport on a map View satellite image of Essaouira-Mogador Airport Set ESU as destination Airport Get more information about Essaouira-Mogador Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Gran Canaria Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Gran Canaria Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,220.82 miles (19,667.45 km) WSWNorfolk Island Airport (NLK)Norfolk Island, AustraliaView Norfolk Island Airport on a map View satellite image of Norfolk Island Airport Set NLK as destination Airport Get more information about Norfolk Island Airport
212,027.91 miles (19,357.00 km) SSWNouméa Magenta Airport (GEA)Nouméa, New CaledoniaView Nouméa Magenta Airport on a map View satellite image of Nouméa Magenta Airport Set GEA as destination Airport Get more information about Nouméa Magenta Airport
312,021.69 miles (19,346.99 km) SELord Howe Island Airport (LDH)Lord Howe Island, New South Wales, AustraliaView Lord Howe Island Airport on a map View satellite image of Lord Howe Island Airport Set LDH as destination Airport Get more information about Lord Howe Island Airport
412,015.94 miles (19,337.74 km) SSWTontouta International Airport (NOU)Noumea, New CaledoniaView Tontouta International Airport on a map View satellite image of Tontouta International Airport Set NOU as destination Airport Get more information about Tontouta International Airport
511,961.32 miles (19,249.84 km) SKoné Airport (KNQ)Koné, New CaledoniaView Koné Airport on a map View satellite image of Koné Airport Set KNQ as destination Airport Get more information about Koné Airport
611,942.07 miles (19,218.86 km) SSWMaré Airport (MEE)Maré, Loyalty Islands, New CaledoniaView Maré Airport on a map View satellite image of Maré Airport Set MEE as destination Airport Get more information about Maré Airport
711,925.75 miles (19,192.59 km) SKoumac Airport (KOC)Koumac, New CaledoniaView Koumac Airport on a map View satellite image of Koumac Airport Set KOC as destination Airport Get more information about Koumac Airport
811,866.32 miles (19,096.94 km) SÎle des Pins Airport (BMY)Waala, Belep Islands, New CaledoniaView Île des Pins Airport on a map View satellite image of Île des Pins Airport Set BMY as destination Airport Get more information about Île des Pins Airport
911,814.41 miles (19,013.41 km) SSWAnatom Airport Aneityum Airport (AUY)Anatom, Taféa, VanuatuView Anatom Airport Aneityum Airport on a map View satellite image of Anatom Airport Aneityum Airport Set AUY as destination Airport Get more information about Anatom Airport Aneityum Airport
1011,762.36 miles (18,929.64 km) EBallina Byron Gateway Airport (BNK)Ballina, New South Wales, AustraliaView Ballina Byron Gateway Airport on a map View satellite image of Ballina Byron Gateway Airport Set BNK as destination Airport Get more information about Ballina Byron Gateway Airport
1111,759.48 miles (18,924.99 km) EGold Coast Airport (OOL)Coolangatta, Queensland, AustraliaView Gold Coast Airport on a map View satellite image of Gold Coast Airport Set OOL as destination Airport Get more information about Gold Coast Airport
1211,758.16 miles (18,922.88 km) SSWAniwa Airport (AWD)Aniwa Island, Taféa, VanuatuView Aniwa Airport on a map View satellite image of Aniwa Airport Set AWD as destination Airport Get more information about Aniwa Airport
1311,755.60 miles (18,918.76 km) SSWFutuna Airport (FTA)Futuna Island, Taféa, VanuatuView Futuna Airport on a map View satellite image of Futuna Airport Set FTA as destination Airport Get more information about Futuna Airport
1411,752.76 miles (18,914.19 km) EEvans Head Memorial Aerodrome (EVH)Evans Head, New South Wales, AustraliaView Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome Set EVH as destination Airport Get more information about Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome
1511,745.43 miles (18,902.39 km) SSWDillon's Bay Airport (DLY)Dillon's Bay, Erromango, Taféa, VanuatuView Dillon's Bay Airport on a map View satellite image of Dillon's Bay Airport Set DLY as destination Airport Get more information about Dillon's Bay Airport