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MDE Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: MDE / SKRG
Airport Names:
  1. José María Córdova International Airport
  2. Aeropuerto Internacional José María Córdova
Location: Medellín, Colombia
GPS Coordinates: 6°10'1"N by 75°25'36"W
Area Served: Medellin/Rionegro
Operator/Owner: AirPlan
Airport Type: Commercial
Elevation: 7,027 feet (2,142 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about José María Córdova International Airport (MDE):

  • Because of José María Córdova International Airport's high elevation of 7,027 feet, planes must typically fly at a faster airspeed in order to takeoff or land at MDE. Combined with a high temperature, this could make MDE a "Hot & High" airport, where the air density is lower than it would otherwise be at sea level.
  • It's the most important airport in the department of Antioquia, and it´s also the main hub for low cost airline Viva Colombia.
  • The José María Córdova International Airport is the second in Colombia in total passenger and cargo also international, national and international after the El Dorado International Airport in Bogota.
  • In addition to being known as "José María Córdova International Airport", another name for MDE is "Aeropuerto Internacional José María Córdova".
  • It was opened in 1985.
  • The closest airport to José María Córdova International Airport (MDE) is Olaya Herrera Airport (EOH), which is located only 12 miles (19 kilometers) WNW of MDE.
  • The airport has air navigation aids such as VOR, NDB, ILS, which allows greater ease of operation for pilots making navigation and landings safer in bad weather.
  • The furthest airport from José María Córdova International Airport (MDE) is Radin Inten II Airport (RIA II) (TKG), which is nearly antipodal to José María Córdova International Airport (meaning José María Córdova International Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Radin Inten II Airport (RIA II)), and is located 12,361 miles (19,892 kilometers) away in Bandar Lampung, Sumatra, Indonesia.
  • The airport is named Jose Maria Cordova, in honor of this character, besides being a native of Antioquia and the city where the airport was built,who held senior positions in the administration, and played important roles in the history of the nation.
  • José María Córdova International Airport (MDE) currently has only 1 runway.

Map of Nearest Airports from José María Córdova International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from José María Córdova International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111.81 miles (19.01 km) WNWOlaya Herrera Airport (EOH)Medellín, ColombiaView Olaya Herrera Airport on a map Set EOH as destination Airport Get more information about Olaya Herrera Airport
275.80 miles (121.99 km) SSEMariquita Airport (MQU)Mariquita, Tolima Department, ColombiaView Mariquita Airport on a map Set MQU as destination Airport Get more information about Mariquita Airport
378.62 miles (126.53 km) SLa Nubia Airport (MZL)Manizales, ColombiaView La Nubia Airport on a map Set MZL as destination Airport Get more information about La Nubia Airport
489.72 miles (144.38 km) WSWEl Caraño Airport (UIB)Quibdó, ColombiaView El Caraño Airport on a map Set UIB as destination Airport Get more information about El Caraño Airport
596.04 miles (154.56 km) SSWMatecaña International Airport (PEI)Pereira, ColombiaView Matecaña International Airport on a map Set PEI as destination Airport Get more information about Matecaña International Airport
6103.93 miles (167.25 km) SSWSanta Ana Airport (CRC)Cartago, ColombiaView Santa Ana Airport on a map Set CRC as destination Airport Get more information about Santa Ana Airport
7107.45 miles (172.93 km) NNEEl Bagre Airport El Tomin Airport (EBG)El Bagre, ColombiaView El Bagre Airport El Tomin Airport on a map Set EBG as destination Airport Get more information about El Bagre Airport El Tomin Airport
8120.76 miles (194.34 km) SEl Edén Airport International (AXM)Armenia, ColombiaView El Edén Airport International on a map Set AXM as destination Airport Get more information about El Edén Airport International
9122.31 miles (196.84 km) SPerales Airport (IBE)Ibagué, ColombiaView Perales Airport on a map Set IBE as destination Airport Get more information about Perales Airport
10125.43 miles (201.85 km) NCaucasia Airport Juan H. White Airport (CAQ)Caucasia, Antioquia, ColombiaView Caucasia Airport Juan H. White Airport on a map Set CAQ as destination Airport Get more information about Caucasia Airport Juan H. White Airport
11125.98 miles (202.75 km) ENEYariguíes Airport (EJA)Barrancabermeja, ColombiaView Yariguíes Airport on a map Set EJA as destination Airport Get more information about Yariguíes Airport
12131.62 miles (211.81 km) WSWReyes Murillo Airport (NQU)Nuquí, ColombiaView Reyes Murillo Airport on a map Set NQU as destination Airport Get more information about Reyes Murillo Airport
13134.18 miles (215.95 km) SEEl Dorado International Airport (BOG)Bogotá, ColombiaView El Dorado International Airport on a map Set BOG as destination Airport Get more information about El Dorado International Airport
14135.19 miles (217.57 km) WJosé Celestino Mutis Airport (BSC)Bahía Solano, ColombiaView José Celestino Mutis Airport on a map Set BSC as destination Airport Get more information about José Celestino Mutis Airport
15137.67 miles (221.55 km) SSESantiago Vila Airport (GIR)Girardot, ColombiaView Santiago Vila Airport on a map Set GIR as destination Airport Get more information about Santiago Vila Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from José María Córdova International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from José María Córdova International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,360.54 miles (19,892.31 km) SSWRadin Inten II Airport (RIA II) (TKG)Bandar Lampung, Sumatra, IndonesiaView Radin Inten II Airport (RIA II) on a map Set TKG as destination Airport Get more information about Radin Inten II Airport (RIA II)
212,320.44 miles (19,827.78 km) SSWGunung Batin Airport (AKQ)Astraksetra, IndonesiaView Gunung Batin Airport on a map Set AKQ as destination Airport Get more information about Gunung Batin Airport
312,293.71 miles (19,784.76 km) WSoekarno–Hatta International Airport (CGK)Jakarta, IndonesiaView Soekarno–Hatta International Airport on a map Set CGK as destination Airport Get more information about Soekarno–Hatta International Airport
412,277.45 miles (19,758.59 km) WHalim Perdanakusuma Airport (HLP)Jakarta, IndonesiaView Halim Perdanakusuma Airport on a map Set HLP as destination Airport Get more information about Halim Perdanakusuma Airport
512,224.52 miles (19,673.41 km) WSWHusein Sastranegara International Airport (HSA) (BDO)Bandung, IndonesiaView Husein Sastranegara International Airport (HSA) on a map Set BDO as destination Airport Get more information about Husein Sastranegara International Airport (HSA)
612,215.29 miles (19,658.55 km) SEFatmawati Soekarno Airport (BKS)Bengkulu, IndonesiaView Fatmawati Soekarno Airport on a map Set BKS as destination Airport Get more information about Fatmawati Soekarno Airport
712,210.91 miles (19,651.50 km) SSultan Mahmud Badaruddin II International Airport (SMB II) (PLM)Palembang, Sumatra, IndonesiaView Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II International Airport (SMB II) on a map Set PLM as destination Airport Get more information about Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II International Airport (SMB II)
812,171.96 miles (19,588.81 km) WSWCibeureum Airfield (TSY)Tasikmalaya, West Java, IndonesiaView Cibeureum Airfield on a map Set TSY as destination Airport Get more information about Cibeureum Airfield
912,161.47 miles (19,571.94 km) WPenggung Airport/Chakrabhuwana Airport (CBN)Cirebon, Java, IndonesiaView Penggung Airport/Chakrabhuwana Airport on a map Set CBN as destination Airport Get more information about Penggung Airport/Chakrabhuwana Airport
1012,131.16 miles (19,523.16 km) SSWChristmas Island Airport (XCH)Christmas Island, AustraliaView Christmas Island Airport on a map Set XCH as destination Airport Get more information about Christmas Island Airport
1112,117.38 miles (19,500.99 km) SSESultan Thaha Airport (DJB)Jambi, IndonesiaView Sultan Thaha Airport on a map Set DJB as destination Airport Get more information about Sultan Thaha Airport
1212,114.46 miles (19,496.28 km) SWBuluh Tumbang Airport H.A.S. Hanandjoeddin Airport (TJQ)Tanjung Pandan, Bangka-Belitung, IndonesiaView Buluh Tumbang Airport H.A.S. Hanandjoeddin Airport on a map Set TJQ as destination Airport Get more information about Buluh Tumbang Airport H.A.S. Hanandjoeddin Airport
1312,113.46 miles (19,494.68 km) WSWTunggul Wulung Airport (CXP)Cilacap, Java Island, IndonesiaView Tunggul Wulung Airport on a map Set CXP as destination Airport Get more information about Tunggul Wulung Airport
1412,092.70 miles (19,461.27 km) WSWPurwokerto / Wirasaba Airport (PWL)Wirasaba, Central Java, IndonesiaView Purwokerto / Wirasaba Airport on a map Set PWL as destination Airport Get more information about Purwokerto / Wirasaba Airport
1512,082.90 miles (19,445.49 km) SEDepati Parbo Airport (KRC)Kerinci, IndonesiaView Depati Parbo Airport on a map Set KRC as destination Airport Get more information about Depati Parbo Airport