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MSE Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: MSE / EGMH
Airport Name: Manston Airport
Location: Manston, Kent, England, United Kingdom
GPS Coordinates: 51°20'31"N by 1°20'45"E
Operator/Owner: Manston Skyport Ltd c/o Ann Gloag since 29 Nov 2013
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 178 feet (54 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Manston Airport (MSE):

  • The furthest airport from Manston Airport (MSE) is Chatham Islands (CHT), which is located 11,906 miles (19,162 kilometers) away in Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New Zealand.
  • In the winter of 1915–1916, early aircraft began to use the open farmlands at Manston as a site for emergency landings.
  • Luxembourg based Cargolux started flying for Ghana Airways from Accra to Kent International on 17 April 2007.
  • After an absence of regular charter services, Aspro Holidays operated a series of summer charter services during the 1992–93 summer season with its in-house airline Inter European Airways to Palma and added a service to Heraklion, which was often operated using their larger Boeing 757 airliner.
  • The closest airport to Manston Airport (MSE) is Lympne Airport (LYM), which is located 23 miles (37 kilometers) SW of MSE.
  • Manston Airport handled 8,595 passengers last year.
  • Manston Airport (MSE) currently has only 1 runway.
  • Because of Manston Airport's relatively low elevation of 178 feet, planes can take off or land at Manston 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.
  • From July 2013, British Airways has operated test flights and crew training for the Airbus A380 from Manston, which was followed by a similar exercise for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft.

Map of Nearest Airports from Manston Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Manston Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
122.88 miles (36.83 km) SWLympne Airport (LYM)Lympne, Kent, England, United KingdomView Lympne Airport on a map View satellite image of Lympne Airport Set LYM as destination Airport Get more information about Lympne Airport
231.98 miles (51.47 km) SSWLydd International Airport (LYX)Lydd, England, United KingdomView Lydd International Airport on a map View satellite image of Lydd International Airport Set LYX as destination Airport Get more information about Lydd International Airport
332.22 miles (51.85 km) WNWLondon Southend Airport (SEN)Southend, Essex (near London) United KingdomView London Southend Airport on a map View satellite image of London Southend Airport Set SEN as destination Airport Get more information about London Southend Airport
436.40 miles (58.58 km) WRochester Airport (RCS)Rochester, Kent, England, United KingdomView Rochester Airport on a map View satellite image of Rochester Airport Set RCS as destination Airport Get more information about Rochester Airport
537.18 miles (59.84 km) SECalais–Dunkerque Airport (CQF)Calais / Dunkerque, FranceView Calais–Dunkerque Airport on a map View satellite image of Calais–Dunkerque Airport Set CQF as destination Airport Get more information about Calais–Dunkerque Airport
648.02 miles (77.28 km) NIpswich Airport (IPW)Ipswich, EnglandView Ipswich Airport on a map View satellite image of Ipswich Airport Set IPW as destination Airport Get more information about Ipswich Airport
756.22 miles (90.48 km) ESEDunkerque – Les Moëres Airfield (XDK)Dunkerque, FranceView Dunkerque – Les Moëres Airfield on a map View satellite image of Dunkerque – Les Moëres Airfield Set XDK as destination Airport Get more information about Dunkerque – Les Moëres Airfield
856.58 miles (91.06 km) NWMDPGA Wethersfield (WXF)Braintree, England, United KingdomView MDPGA Wethersfield on a map View satellite image of MDPGA Wethersfield Set WXF as destination Airport Get more information about MDPGA Wethersfield
956.71 miles (91.26 km) WLondon Biggin Hill Airport (BQH)Biggin Hill / London, England, United KingdomView London Biggin Hill Airport on a map View satellite image of London Biggin Hill Airport Set BQH as destination Airport Get more information about London Biggin Hill Airport
1056.74 miles (91.32 km) WNWLondon City Airport (LCY)London, England, United KingdomView London City Airport on a map View satellite image of London City Airport Set LCY as destination Airport Get more information about London City Airport
1158.47 miles (94.10 km) SSELe Touquet - Côte d'Opale Airport (LTQ)Le Touquet-Paris-Plage, FranceView Le Touquet - Côte d'Opale Airport on a map View satellite image of Le Touquet - Côte d'Opale Airport Set LTQ as destination Airport Get more information about Le Touquet - Côte d'Opale Airport
1260.65 miles (97.61 km) NWLondon Stansted Airport (STN)Essex (near London), England, United KingdomView London Stansted Airport on a map View satellite image of London Stansted Airport Set STN as destination Airport Get more information about London Stansted Airport
1364.78 miles (104.26 km) WRedhill Aerodrome (KRH)Redhill, Surrey, England, United KingdomView Redhill Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Redhill Aerodrome Set KRH as destination Airport Get more information about Redhill Aerodrome
1466.33 miles (106.75 km) EOstend-Bruges International Airport (OST)Flanders, BelgiumView Ostend-Bruges International Airport on a map View satellite image of Ostend-Bruges International Airport Set OST as destination Airport Get more information about Ostend-Bruges International Airport
1567.79 miles (109.10 km) WGatwick Airport (LGW)London, England, United KingdomView Gatwick Airport on a map View satellite image of Gatwick Airport Set LGW as destination Airport Get more information about Gatwick Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Manston Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Manston Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,906.46 miles (19,161.55 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
211,806.22 miles (19,000.22 km) ESEDunedin 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
311,791.62 miles (18,976.73 km) SEOamaru 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
411,765.17 miles (18,934.16 km) ESERyan'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
511,761.96 miles (18,928.99 km) SERichard 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)
611,758.26 miles (18,923.04 km) SEAshburton 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
711,756.50 miles (18,920.21 km) SEChristchurch 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
811,754.99 miles (18,917.78 km) ESEInvercargill 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
911,743.59 miles (18,899.43 km) ESEAlexandra 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
1011,721.23 miles (18,863.45 km) SSEKaikoura Aerodrome (KBZ)Kaikoura, New ZealandView Kaikoura Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Kaikoura Aerodrome Set KBZ as destination Airport Get more information about Kaikoura Aerodrome
1111,716.05 miles (18,855.11 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
1211,711.75 miles (18,848.20 km) ESEQueenstown 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
1311,705.64 miles (18,838.36 km) SEGlentanner 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
1411,698.62 miles (18,827.05 km) SEMount 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
1511,678.85 miles (18,795.23 km) SEFox 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