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MKY Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: MKY / YBMK
Airport Name: Mackay Airport
Location: Mackay, Queensland, Australia
GPS Coordinates: 21°10'18"S by 149°10'46"E
Operator/Owner: Mackay Airport Pty Ltd
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 19 feet (6 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Mackay Airport (MKY):

  • In January 2010, Auckland International Airport Limited, announced plans to purchase almost 25 per cent of North Queensland Airports, operator of the airports at Cairns and Mackay, for about $167 million.
  • Despite the collapse of airlines Ansett Australia and Flight West Airlines in 2001, Mackay Airport has experienced considerable growth in recent years, due to the use of the airport by Virgin Australia and the expansion of QantasLink services, and handles over 620,000 passengers through the terminal per annum but that has slowed and the airport is up for sale.
  • Mackay Airport (MKY) has 2 runways.
  • Mackay Airport handled 1,049,172 passengers last year.
  • The closest airport to Mackay Airport (MKY) is Great Barrier Reef Airport (HTI), which is located 58 miles (94 kilometers) NNW of MKY.
  • Because of Mackay Airport's relatively low elevation of 19 feet, planes can take off or land at Mackay 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.
  • Mackay Airport located in Mackay, Queensland, Australia is a major Australian regional airport that services the city of Mackay, with flights to the cities of Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Gladstone, Rockhampton, Townsville and Cairns.
  • In 1938, the airport held an airshow featuring ten aircraft, which attracted over 8,000 spectators.
  • The furthest airport from Mackay Airport (MKY) is Agostinho Neto Airport (NTO), which is located 11,973 miles (19,269 kilometers) away in Ponta do Sol, Santo Antão, Cape Verde.

Map of Nearest Airports from Mackay Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Mackay Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
158.11 miles (93.52 km) NNWGreat Barrier Reef Airport (HTI)Hamilton Island, Queensland, AustraliaView Great Barrier Reef Airport on a map Set HTI as destination Airport Get more information about Great Barrier Reef Airport
261.89 miles (99.61 km) NWWhitsunday Coast Airport (PPP)Proserpine, Queensland, AustraliaView Whitsunday Coast Airport on a map Set PPP as destination Airport Get more information about Whitsunday Coast Airport
367.65 miles (108.87 km) NNWWhitsunday Airport (WSY)Airlie Beach, AustraliaView Whitsunday Airport on a map Set WSY as destination Airport Get more information about Whitsunday Airport
493.60 miles (150.63 km) SWMoranbah Airport (MOV)Moranbah, Queensland, AustraliaView Moranbah Airport on a map Set MOV as destination Airport Get more information about Moranbah Airport
5101.23 miles (162.91 km) NWBowen Airport (ZBO)Bowen, Queensland, AustraliaView Bowen Airport on a map Set ZBO as destination Airport Get more information about Bowen Airport
6113.05 miles (181.93 km) SSWDysart Airport (DYA)Dysart, Queensland, AustraliaView Dysart Airport on a map Set DYA as destination Airport Get more information about Dysart Airport
7116.77 miles (187.92 km) SSWMiddlemount Airport (MMM)Middlemount, Queensland, AustraliaView Middlemount Airport on a map Set MMM as destination Airport Get more information about Middlemount Airport
8149.11 miles (239.97 km) SWClermont Airport (CMQ)Clermont, Queensland, AustraliaView Clermont Airport on a map Set CMQ as destination Airport Get more information about Clermont Airport
9169.67 miles (273.06 km) SBlackwater Airport (BLT)Blackwater, Queensland, AustraliaView Blackwater Airport on a map Set BLT as destination Airport Get more information about Blackwater Airport
10173.70 miles (279.55 km) SSERockhampton Airport (ROK)Rockhampton, Queensland, AustraliaView Rockhampton Airport on a map Set ROK as destination Airport Get more information about Rockhampton Airport
11177.45 miles (285.58 km) SSWEmerald Airport (EMD)Emerald, Queensland, AustraliaView Emerald Airport on a map Set EMD as destination Airport Get more information about Emerald Airport
12203.48 miles (327.47 km) WNWCharters Towers Airport (CXT)Charters Towers, Queensland, AustraliaView Charters Towers Airport on a map Set CXT as destination Airport Get more information about Charters Towers Airport
13205.13 miles (330.12 km) NWTownsville Airport (TSV)Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaView Townsville Airport on a map Set TSV as destination Airport Get more information about Townsville Airport
14227.49 miles (366.10 km) SEGladstone Airport (GLT)Gladstone, Queensland, AustraliaView Gladstone Airport on a map Set GLT as destination Airport Get more information about Gladstone Airport
15238.20 miles (383.35 km) SWAlpha Airport (ABH)Alpha, Queensland, AustraliaView Alpha Airport on a map Set ABH as destination Airport Get more information about Alpha Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Mackay Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Mackay Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,973.25 miles (19,269.02 km) NWAgostinho Neto Airport (NTO)Ponta do Sol, Santo Antão, Cape VerdeView Agostinho Neto Airport on a map Set NTO as destination Airport Get more information about Agostinho Neto Airport
211,955.64 miles (19,240.69 km) NWCesária Évora International Airport (VXE)São Vicente, Cape VerdeView Cesária Évora International Airport on a map Set VXE as destination Airport Get more information about Cesária Évora International Airport
311,905.05 miles (19,159.27 km) NWPreguiça Airport (SNE)São Nicolau, Cape VerdeView Preguiça Airport on a map Set SNE as destination Airport Get more information about Preguiça Airport
411,838.42 miles (19,052.05 km) WNWAmílcar Cabral International Airport (SID)Sal Island, Cape VerdeView Amílcar Cabral International Airport on a map Set SID as destination Airport Get more information about Amílcar Cabral International Airport
511,836.76 miles (19,049.37 km) NWMosteiros Airport (MTI)Mosteiros, Cape VerdeView Mosteiros Airport on a map Set MTI as destination Airport Get more information about Mosteiros Airport
611,835.07 miles (19,046.65 km) NWSão Filipe Airport (SFL)Fogo, Cape VerdeView São Filipe Airport on a map Set SFL as destination Airport Get more information about São Filipe Airport
711,812.09 miles (19,009.67 km) WNWAristides Pereira International Airport (BVC)Boa Vista, Cape VerdeView Aristides Pereira International Airport on a map Set BVC as destination Airport Get more information about Aristides Pereira International Airport
811,790.55 miles (18,975.00 km) NWPraia International Airport (RAI)Praia, Cape VerdeView Praia International Airport on a map Set RAI as destination Airport Get more information about Praia International Airport
911,787.33 miles (18,969.82 km) NWMaio Airport (MMO)Maio, Cape VerdeView Maio Airport on a map Set MMO as destination Airport Get more information about Maio Airport
1011,550.11 miles (18,588.06 km) WLa Güera Airport (ZLG)La Güera, Western SaharaView La Güera Airport on a map Set ZLG as destination Airport Get more information about La Güera Airport
1111,547.69 miles (18,584.16 km) WNouadhibou International Airport (NDB)Nouadhibou, MauritaniaView Nouadhibou International Airport on a map Set NDB as destination Airport Get more information about Nouadhibou International Airport
1211,470.56 miles (18,460.02 km) NWLa Palma Airport (SPC)La Palma, Canary Islands, SpainView La Palma Airport on a map Set SPC as destination Airport Get more information about La Palma Airport
1311,470.40 miles (18,459.77 km) WNWDakhla Airport (VIL)Dakhla, Western SaharaView Dakhla Airport on a map Set VIL as destination Airport Get more information about Dakhla Airport
1411,460.55 miles (18,443.92 km) WNWLa Gomera Airport (GMZ)Alajeró / San Sebastián, Canary Islands, SpainView La Gomera Airport on a map Set GMZ as destination Airport Get more information about La Gomera Airport
1511,455.06 miles (18,435.09 km) WNWLéopold Sédar Senghor International Airport (DKR)Dakar, SenegalView Léopold Sédar Senghor International Airport on a map Set DKR as destination Airport Get more information about Léopold Sédar Senghor International Airport