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LPL Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: LPL / EGGP
Airport Name: Liverpool John Lennon Airport
Location: Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
GPS Coordinates: 53°20'0"N by 2°50'58"W
Area Served: Liverpool, Merseyside, Cheshire, Shropshire and North Wales
Operator/Owner: Peel Airports
Elevation: 81 feet (25 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LPL):

  • Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LPL) currently has only 1 runway.
  • Captain Harold James Andrews was appointed as the first Airport Manager in July 1932, and he was effectively the first full-time professional co-ordinator for the whole project.
  • In September 2006 reconstruction started on the main runway and taxiways.
  • The furthest airport from Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LPL) is Ryan's Creek Aerodrome (SZS), which is located 11,839 miles (19,053 kilometers) away in Stewart Island, New Zealand.
  • Liverpool John Lennon Airport handled 4,187,493 passengers last year.
  • In 1990 the airport was privatised, with British Aerospace taking a 76% shareholding in the new company.
  • Because of Liverpool John Lennon Airport's relatively low elevation of 81 feet, planes can take off or land at Liverpool John Lennon 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.
  • The closest airport to Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LPL) is Chester Hawarden Airport Hawarden Airport (CEG), which is located only 12 miles (19 kilometers) SSW of LPL.
  • The original terminal building dating from the late 1930s, famously seen on early television footage with its terraces packed with Beatles fans, was left derelict for over a decade after being replaced in 1986.
  • Normal civil airline operations resumed after VE-day and passengers increased from 50,000 in 1945 to 75,000 in 1948, remaining ahead of Manchester Airport.

Map of Nearest Airports from Liverpool John Lennon Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Liverpool John Lennon Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111.98 miles (19.28 km) SSWChester Hawarden Airport Hawarden Airport (CEG)Chester, England, United KingdomView Chester Hawarden Airport Hawarden Airport on a map View satellite image of Chester Hawarden Airport Hawarden Airport Set CEG as destination Airport Get more information about Chester Hawarden Airport Hawarden Airport
223.75 miles (38.22 km) EManchester Airport (MAN)Manchester, United KingdomView Manchester Airport on a map View satellite image of Manchester Airport Set MAN as destination Airport Get more information about Manchester Airport
328.46 miles (45.80 km) NWarton Aerodrome (WRT)Warton, Lancashire, England, United KingdomView Warton Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Warton Aerodrome Set WRT as destination Airport Get more information about Warton Aerodrome
431.14 miles (50.12 km) NNWBlackpool International Airport (BLK)Blackpool, England, United KingdomView Blackpool International Airport on a map View satellite image of Blackpool International Airport Set BLK as destination Airport Get more information about Blackpool International Airport
557.52 miles (92.57 km) NNWBarrow/Walney Island Airport (BWF)Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England, United KingdomView Barrow/Walney Island Airport on a map View satellite image of Barrow/Walney Island Airport Set BWF as destination Airport Get more information about Barrow/Walney Island Airport
660.39 miles (97.18 km) ESheffield City Heliport (SZD)Sheffield, England, United KingdomView Sheffield City Heliport on a map View satellite image of Sheffield City Heliport Set SZD as destination Airport Get more information about Sheffield City Heliport
761.07 miles (98.28 km) NELeeds Bradford International Airport (LBA)Leeds / Bradford, West Yorkshire, England, United KingdomView Leeds Bradford International Airport on a map View satellite image of Leeds Bradford International Airport Set LBA as destination Airport Get more information about Leeds Bradford International Airport
869.86 miles (112.43 km) WAnglesey Airport (HLY)Anglesey, Wales, United KingdomView Anglesey Airport on a map View satellite image of Anglesey Airport Set HLY as destination Airport Get more information about Anglesey Airport
972.07 miles (115.99 km) ESEEast Midlands Airport (EMA)Castle Donington, Leicestershire, United KingdomView East Midlands Airport on a map View satellite image of East Midlands Airport Set EMA as destination Airport Get more information about East Midlands Airport
1076.18 miles (122.60 km) SEBirmingham Airport (BHX)Birmingham, England, United KingdomView Birmingham Airport on a map View satellite image of Birmingham Airport Set BHX as destination Airport Get more information about Birmingham Airport
1176.65 miles (123.35 km) ERobin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield (DSA)Doncaster, England, United KingdomView Robin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield on a map View satellite image of Robin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield Set DSA as destination Airport Get more information about Robin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield
1287.62 miles (141.00 km) SECoventry Airport (CVT)Coventry, West Midlands, England, United KingdomView Coventry Airport on a map View satellite image of Coventry Airport Set CVT as destination Airport Get more information about Coventry Airport
1389.13 miles (143.44 km) NWIsle 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
1499.68 miles (160.42 km) NEDurham Tees Valley Airport (MME)Teesside, England, United KingdomView Durham Tees Valley Airport on a map View satellite image of Durham Tees Valley Airport Set MME as destination Airport Get more information about Durham Tees Valley Airport
15100.42 miles (161.62 km) ESERAF Cottesmore (OKH)Oakham, England, United KingdomView RAF Cottesmore on a map View satellite image of RAF Cottesmore Set OKH as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Cottesmore

Map of Furthest Airports from Liverpool John Lennon Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Liverpool John Lennon Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,839.10 miles (19,053.14 km) SERyan'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
211,838.60 miles (19,052.33 km) SEDunedin 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
311,818.41 miles (19,019.85 km) SEInvercargill 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
411,797.71 miles (18,986.53 km) SSEOamaru 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
511,775.98 miles (18,951.56 km) SEAlexandra 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
611,757.67 miles (18,922.08 km) SSERichard 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)
711,749.21 miles (18,908.48 km) SEQueenstown 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
811,743.32 miles (18,899.00 km) SEWanaka 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
911,741.35 miles (18,895.82 km) SSEAshburton 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
1011,724.80 miles (18,869.19 km) SSEChristchurch 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
1111,717.50 miles (18,857.44 km) SSWChatham Islands (CHT)Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New ZealandView Chatham Islands on a map View satellite image of Chatham Islands Set CHT as destination Airport Get more information about Chatham Islands
1211,711.61 miles (18,847.96 km) SSEGlentanner 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
1311,708.05 miles (18,842.23 km) SEMilford 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
1411,702.89 miles (18,833.94 km) SSEMount 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
1511,681.25 miles (18,799.11 km) SSEFox 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