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MEL Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: MEL / YMML
Airport Names:
  1. Melbourne Airport
  2. Tullamarine Airport
Location: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
GPS Coordinates: 37°40'23"S by 144°50'35"E
Area Served: Melbourne
Operator/Owner: Australia Pacific Airports Corporation Limited
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 434 feet (132 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Melbourne Airport (MEL):

  • The furthest airport from Melbourne Airport (MEL) is Flores Airport (FLW), which is nearly antipodal to Melbourne Airport (meaning Melbourne Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Flores Airport), and is located 12,187 miles (19,613 kilometers) away in Flores Island, Azores, Portugal.
  • The closest airport to Melbourne Airport (MEL) is Essendon Airport (MEB), which is located only 5 miles (8 kilometers) SE of MEL.
  • In addition to being known as "Melbourne Airport", another name for MEL is "Tullamarine Airport".
  • Although described as a satellite terminal, the terminal building is connected by an above-ground corridor to Terminal 2.
  • Melbourne Airport handled 2,998,000 passengers last year.
  • On 1 July 1970, Melbourne Airport was opened to international operations by Prime Minister John Gorton, ending Essendon's near 2-decade run as Melbourne International Airport.
  • In late 1989, Federal Airports Corporation Inspector A.
  • Melbourne Airport (MEL) has 2 runways.
  • Because of Melbourne Airport's relatively low elevation of 434 feet, planes can take off or land at Melbourne 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.
  • Terminal 1 hosts domestic services for Qantas Group airlines, Qantas, Jetstar and QantasLink and is located to the northern end of the building.

Map of Nearest Airports from Melbourne Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Melbourne Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
14.96 miles (7.98 km) SEEssendon Airport (MEB)Melbourne, Victoria, AustraliaView Essendon Airport on a map View satellite image of Essendon Airport Set MEB as destination Airport Get more information about Essendon Airport
225.23 miles (40.60 km) SEMoorabbin Harry Hawker Airport (MBW)Moorabbin, Victoria, AustraliaView Moorabbin Harry Hawker Airport on a map View satellite image of Moorabbin Harry Hawker Airport Set MBW as destination Airport Get more information about Moorabbin Harry Hawker Airport
344.63 miles (71.82 km) SWAvalon Airport (AVV)Avalon, Victoria, AustraliaView Avalon Airport on a map View satellite image of Avalon Airport Set AVV as destination Airport Get more information about Avalon Airport
447.19 miles (75.95 km) SWGeelong Airport (GEX)Grovedale, Victoria, AustraliaView Geelong Airport on a map View satellite image of Geelong Airport Set GEX as destination Airport Get more information about Geelong Airport
570.44 miles (113.37 km) NNWBendigo Airport (BXG)Bendigo, Victoria, AustraliaView Bendigo Airport on a map View satellite image of Bendigo Airport Set BXG as destination Airport Get more information about Bendigo Airport
691.16 miles (146.71 km) NNEShepparton Airport (SHT)Shepparton, Victoria, AustraliaView Shepparton Airport on a map View satellite image of Shepparton Airport Set SHT as destination Airport Get more information about Shepparton Airport
7100.57 miles (161.85 km) NEBenalla Airport (BLN)Benalla, Victoria, AustraliaView Benalla Airport on a map View satellite image of Benalla Airport Set BLN as destination Airport Get more information about Benalla Airport
8104.74 miles (168.57 km) WNWArarat Airport (ARY)Ararat, Victoria, AustraliaView Ararat Airport on a map View satellite image of Ararat Airport Set ARY as destination Airport Get more information about Ararat Airport
9104.85 miles (168.74 km) NEchuca Airport (ECH)Echuca, Victoria, AustraliaView Echuca Airport on a map View satellite image of Echuca Airport Set ECH as destination Airport Get more information about Echuca Airport
10137.40 miles (221.13 km) WSWWarrnambool Airport (WMB)Warrnambool, Victoria, AustraliaView Warrnambool Airport on a map View satellite image of Warrnambool Airport Set WMB as destination Airport Get more information about Warrnambool Airport
11141.89 miles (228.34 km) NNWKerang Airport (KRA)Kerang, Victoria, AustraliaView Kerang Airport on a map View satellite image of Kerang Airport Set KRA as destination Airport Get more information about Kerang Airport
12143.12 miles (230.33 km) NECorowa Airport (CWW)Corowa, New South Wales, AustraliaView Corowa Airport on a map View satellite image of Corowa Airport Set CWW as destination Airport Get more information about Corowa Airport
13143.46 miles (230.87 km) ENEMount Hotham Airport (MHU)Mount Hotham, Victoria, AustraliaView Mount Hotham Airport on a map View satellite image of Mount Hotham Airport Set MHU as destination Airport Get more information about Mount Hotham Airport
14146.13 miles (235.17 km) NDeniliquin Airport (DNQ)Deniliquin, New South Wales, AustraliaView Deniliquin Airport on a map View satellite image of Deniliquin Airport Set DNQ as destination Airport Get more information about Deniliquin Airport
15149.51 miles (240.61 km) EBairnsdale Aerodrome (BSJ)Bairnsdale, Victoria, AustraliaView Bairnsdale Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Bairnsdale Aerodrome Set BSJ as destination Airport Get more information about Bairnsdale Aerodrome

Map of Furthest Airports from Melbourne Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Melbourne Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,186.88 miles (19,612.84 km) WNWFlores Airport (FLW)Flores Island, Azores, PortugalView Flores Airport on a map View satellite image of Flores Airport Set FLW as destination Airport Get more information about Flores Airport
212,178.71 miles (19,599.68 km) WNWCorvo Airport (CVU)Corvo Island, Azores, PortugalView Corvo Airport on a map View satellite image of Corvo Airport Set CVU as destination Airport Get more information about Corvo Airport
312,081.84 miles (19,443.78 km) WNWHorta International Airport (HOR)Horta, Azores, PortugalView Horta International Airport on a map View satellite image of Horta International Airport Set HOR as destination Airport Get more information about Horta International Airport
412,066.79 miles (19,419.57 km) WNWPico Airport (PIX)Pico Island, Azores, PortugalView Pico Airport on a map View satellite image of Pico Airport Set PIX as destination Airport Get more information about Pico Airport
512,038.60 miles (19,374.20 km) WNWGraciosa Airport (GRW)Graciosa Island, Azores, PortugalView Graciosa Airport on a map View satellite image of Graciosa Airport Set GRW as destination Airport Get more information about Graciosa Airport
611,992.69 miles (19,300.32 km) WNWLajes Air Base (TER)Lajes, Azores, PortugalView Lajes Air Base on a map View satellite image of Lajes Air Base Set TER as destination Airport Get more information about Lajes Air Base
711,919.95 miles (19,183.25 km) WJoão Paulo II Airport (PDL)Ponta Delgada, Azores, PortugalView João Paulo II Airport on a map View satellite image of João Paulo II Airport Set PDL as destination Airport Get more information about João Paulo II Airport
811,886.29 miles (19,129.07 km) WSanta Maria Airport (SMA)Santa Maria, PortugalView Santa Maria Airport on a map View satellite image of Santa Maria Airport Set SMA as destination Airport Get more information about Santa Maria Airport
911,345.60 miles (18,258.93 km) WNWMadeira 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
1011,332.76 miles (18,238.26 km) WPorto 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
1111,313.48 miles (18,207.24 km) NESt. John's International Airport (YYT)St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, CanadaView St. John's International Airport on a map View satellite image of St. John's International Airport Set YYT as destination Airport Get more information about St. John's International Airport
1211,254.91 miles (18,112.98 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
1311,203.87 miles (18,030.83 km) WNWLa 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
1411,197.14 miles (18,020.01 km) NESaint-Pierre Airport (FSP)Saint-Pierre, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, FranceView Saint-Pierre Airport on a map View satellite image of Saint-Pierre Airport Set FSP as destination Airport Get more information about Saint-Pierre Airport
1511,194.75 miles (18,016.17 km) NEGander International Airport (YQX)Gander, Newfoundland, CanadaView Gander International Airport on a map View satellite image of Gander International Airport Set YQX as destination Airport Get more information about Gander International Airport