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LYR Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: LYR / ENSB
Airport Names:
  1. Svalbard Airport, Longyear
  2. Svalbard lufthavn, Longyear
Location: Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway
GPS Coordinates: 78°14'45"N by 15°27'56"E
Area Served: Svalbard, Norway
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 94 feet (29 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Svalbard Airport, Longyear (LYR):

  • In addition to being known as "Svalbard Airport, Longyear", another name for LYR is "Svalbard lufthavn, Longyear".
  • There are 200 free outdoor parking spaces at the airport.
  • The furthest airport from Svalbard Airport, Longyear (LYR) is Teniente Rodolfo Marsh Airport (TNM), which is located 10,170 miles (16,367 kilometers) away in Villa Las Estrellas, Antarctica.
  • On 14 August 1987, Braathens SAFE re-entered the market, flying in parallel with SAS to Tromsø and Oslo.
  • Svalbard Airport, Longyear handled 126,350 passengers last year.
  • Because of Svalbard Airport, Longyear's relatively low elevation of 94 feet, planes can take off or land at Svalbard Airport, Longyear 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.
  • Svalbard Airport, Longyear (LYR) currently has only 1 runway.
  • The Svalbard Treaty specifies that no military installations are permitted on the archipelago.
  • The closest airport to Svalbard Airport, Longyear (LYR) is Honningsvåg Airport, Valan (HVG), which is located 534 miles (859 kilometers) SSE of LYR.

Map of Nearest Airports from Svalbard Airport, Longyear:

List of Nearest Airports from Svalbard Airport, Longyear:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
1533.85 miles (859.15 km) SSEHonningsvåg Airport, Valan (HVG)Nordkapp, Finnmark, NorwayView Honningsvåg Airport, Valan on a map View satellite image of Honningsvåg Airport, Valan Set HVG as destination Airport Get more information about Honningsvåg Airport, Valan
2543.13 miles (874.07 km) SSEHammerfest Airport (HFT)Hammerfest, Finnmark, NorwayView Hammerfest Airport on a map View satellite image of Hammerfest Airport Set HFT as destination Airport Get more information about Hammerfest Airport
3544.90 miles (876.94 km) SSEMehamn Airport (MEH)Mehamn, NorwayView Mehamn Airport on a map View satellite image of Mehamn Airport Set MEH as destination Airport Get more information about Mehamn Airport
4549.48 miles (884.30 km) SSEHasvik Airport (HAA)Hasvik, NorwayView Hasvik Airport on a map View satellite image of Hasvik Airport Set HAA as destination Airport Get more information about Hasvik Airport
5564.10 miles (907.83 km) SSEBerlevåg Airport (BVG)Berlevåg, NorwayView Berlevåg Airport on a map View satellite image of Berlevåg Airport Set BVG as destination Airport Get more information about Berlevåg Airport
6586.80 miles (944.37 km) SSEBåtsfjord Airport (BJF)Båtsfjord, Finnmark, NorwayView Båtsfjord Airport on a map View satellite image of Båtsfjord Airport Set BJF as destination Airport Get more information about Båtsfjord Airport
7589.37 miles (948.49 km) SSEAlta Airport (ALF)Alta, NorwayView Alta Airport on a map View satellite image of Alta Airport Set ALF as destination Airport Get more information about Alta Airport
8591.10 miles (951.28 km) SSELakselv Airport, Banak (LKL)Lakselv, NorwayView Lakselv Airport, Banak on a map View satellite image of Lakselv Airport, Banak Set LKL as destination Airport Get more information about Lakselv Airport, Banak
9593.13 miles (954.55 km) SSESørkjosen Airport (SOJ)Sørkjosen, NorwayView Sørkjosen Airport on a map View satellite image of Sørkjosen Airport Set SOJ as destination Airport Get more information about Sørkjosen Airport
10595.17 miles (957.83 km) STromsø Airport, Langnes (TOS)Tromsø, NorwayView Tromsø Airport, Langnes on a map View satellite image of Tromsø Airport, Langnes Set TOS as destination Airport Get more information about Tromsø Airport, Langnes
11613.51 miles (987.35 km) SEVardø Airport, Svartnes (VAW)Vardø, NorwayView Vardø Airport, Svartnes on a map View satellite image of Vardø Airport, Svartnes Set VAW as destination Airport Get more information about Vardø Airport, Svartnes
12618.76 miles (995.80 km) SAndøya Airport, Andenes (ANX)Andenes, NorwayView Andøya Airport, Andenes on a map View satellite image of Andøya Airport, Andenes Set ANX as destination Airport Get more information about Andøya Airport, Andenes
13622.86 miles (1,002.39 km) SSEVadsø Airport (VDS)Vadsø, Finnmark, NorwayView Vadsø Airport on a map View satellite image of Vadsø Airport Set VDS as destination Airport Get more information about Vadsø Airport
14637.58 miles (1,026.08 km) SBardufoss Airport (BDU)Bardufoss, NorwayView Bardufoss Airport on a map View satellite image of Bardufoss Airport Set BDU as destination Airport Get more information about Bardufoss Airport
15645.47 miles (1,038.79 km) SSEKirkenes Airport, Høybuktmoen (KKN)Kirkenes, Finnmark, NorwayView Kirkenes Airport, Høybuktmoen on a map View satellite image of Kirkenes Airport, Høybuktmoen Set KKN as destination Airport Get more information about Kirkenes Airport, Høybuktmoen

Map of Furthest Airports from Svalbard Airport, Longyear:

List of Furthest Airports from Svalbard Airport, Longyear:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
110,169.96 miles (16,366.93 km) SWTeniente Rodolfo Marsh Airport (TNM)Villa Las Estrellas, AntarcticaView Teniente Rodolfo Marsh Airport on a map View satellite image of Teniente Rodolfo Marsh Airport Set TNM as destination Airport Get more information about Teniente Rodolfo Marsh Airport
210,155.21 miles (16,343.19 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
310,123.73 miles (16,292.52 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
410,105.38 miles (16,262.99 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
510,050.22 miles (16,174.23 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
610,046.48 miles (16,168.20 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
710,035.38 miles (16,150.34 km) SSEChatham 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
810,032.30 miles (16,145.38 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
910,015.87 miles (16,118.93 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
1010,002.12 miles (16,096.81 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
1110,001.91 miles (16,096.47 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)
129,978.64 miles (16,059.03 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
139,966.83 miles (16,040.02 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
149,957.34 miles (16,024.74 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
159,955.39 miles (16,021.60 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