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NCL Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: NCL / EGNT
Airport Name: Newcastle Airport
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
GPS Coordinates: 55°2'17"N by 1°41'22"W
Area Served: Newcastle upon Tyne
Tyne and Wear
County Durham
Cumbria
North Yorkshire
Northumberland
Operator/Owner: Newcastle Airport Local Authority Holding Company Ltd (51%), AMP Capital (49%).
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 266 feet (81 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Newcastle Airport (NCL):

  • Because of Newcastle Airport's relatively low elevation of 266 feet, planes can take off or land at Newcastle 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.
  • Newcastle Airport handled 4,420,839 passengers last year.
  • The main handling agents at the Airport are Swissport UK who provide services for eighteen of the above 26 airlines and Servisair, their cargo division has a significant operation at Newcastle.
  • In the 1970s, with passenger figures approaching one million per year, the Airport status was changed to Category B, making it a regional international airport, in the same decade it was re-branded as Newcastle Airport.
  • In 2006 a record 5.4 million passengers used the Airport, according to Civil Aviation Authority figures.
  • Rapid expansion in passenger traffic has led to increasing commercial utilisation of the south-side of the airport, which was previously used for general aviation, and is now used for freight, mail and corporate flights.
  • The furthest airport from Newcastle Airport (NCL) is Ryan's Creek Aerodrome (SZS), which is located 11,722 miles (18,864 kilometers) away in Stewart Island, New Zealand.
  • Also, the Newcastle Airport Freight Village which is located beside the Airport, bases Emirates SkyCargo, FedEx, Servisair Cargo and NorthEast Air Cargo company offices to deal with freight such as mail and cargo to export and import goods to and from Newcastle and across the world.
  • The closest airport to Newcastle Airport (NCL) is Durham Tees Valley Airport (MME), which is located 38 miles (61 kilometers) SSE of NCL.
  • Newcastle Airport (NCL) currently has only 1 runway.

Map of Nearest Airports from Newcastle Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Newcastle Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
137.99 miles (61.13 km) SSEDurham Tees Valley Airport (MME)Teesside, England, United KingdomView Durham Tees Valley Airport on a map Set MME as destination Airport Get more information about Durham Tees Valley Airport
244.92 miles (72.29 km) WCarlisle Lake District Airport (CAX)Carlisle, England, United KingdomView Carlisle Lake District Airport on a map Set CAX as destination Airport Get more information about Carlisle Lake District Airport
380.98 miles (130.33 km) SLeeds Bradford International Airport (LBA)Leeds / Bradford, West Yorkshire, England, United KingdomView Leeds Bradford International Airport on a map Set LBA as destination Airport Get more information about Leeds Bradford International Airport
489.10 miles (143.39 km) SWBarrow/Walney Island Airport (BWF)Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England, United KingdomView Barrow/Walney Island Airport on a map Set BWF as destination Airport Get more information about Barrow/Walney Island Airport
591.15 miles (146.68 km) NWEdinburgh Airport (EDI)Edinburgh, United KingdomView Edinburgh Airport on a map Set EDI as destination Airport Get more information about Edinburgh Airport
6101.44 miles (163.24 km) SSWWarton Aerodrome (WRT)Warton, Lancashire, England, United KingdomView Warton Aerodrome on a map Set WRT as destination Airport Get more information about Warton Aerodrome
7102.73 miles (165.34 km) SSWBlackpool International Airport (BLK)Blackpool, England, United KingdomView Blackpool International Airport on a map Set BLK as destination Airport Get more information about Blackpool International Airport
8103.02 miles (165.80 km) NNWRAF Leuchars (ADX)St Andrews, Scotland, United KingdomView RAF Leuchars on a map Set ADX as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Leuchars
9110.68 miles (178.12 km) NNWDundee Airport (DND)Dundee, Scotland, United KingdomView Dundee Airport on a map Set DND as destination Airport Get more information about Dundee Airport
10111.47 miles (179.39 km) SSERobin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield (DSA)Doncaster, England, United KingdomView Robin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield on a map Set DSA as destination Airport Get more information about Robin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield
11114.23 miles (183.84 km) SSheffield City Heliport (SZD)Sheffield, England, United KingdomView Sheffield City Heliport on a map Set SZD as destination Airport Get more information about Sheffield City Heliport
12114.62 miles (184.47 km) SSEHumberside Airport (HUY)North Lincolnshire, United KingdomView Humberside Airport on a map Set HUY as destination Airport Get more information about Humberside Airport
13116.99 miles (188.28 km) NNWPerth Airport (PSL)Perth, Scotland, United KingdomView Perth Airport on a map Set PSL as destination Airport Get more information about Perth Airport
14118.74 miles (191.10 km) SSWManchester Airport (MAN)Manchester, United KingdomView Manchester Airport on a map Set MAN as destination Airport Get more information about Manchester Airport
15118.87 miles (191.30 km) WNWGlasgow-Prestwick Airport (PIK)Prestwick (near Glasgow), Scotland, United KingdomView Glasgow-Prestwick Airport on a map Set PIK as destination Airport Get more information about Glasgow-Prestwick Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Newcastle Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Newcastle Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,721.73 miles (18,864.25 km) SERyan's Creek Aerodrome (SZS)Stewart Island, New ZealandView Ryan's Creek Aerodrome on a map Set SZS as destination Airport Get more information about Ryan's Creek Aerodrome
211,714.44 miles (18,852.51 km) SSEDunedin International Airport (DUD)Dunedin, Otago, New ZealandView Dunedin International Airport on a map Set DUD as destination Airport Get more information about Dunedin International Airport
311,699.14 miles (18,827.89 km) SEInvercargill Airport (IVC)Invercargill, New ZealandView Invercargill Airport on a map Set IVC as destination Airport Get more information about Invercargill Airport
411,671.63 miles (18,783.62 km) SSEOamaru Airport (OAM)Oamaru, North Otago, New ZealandView Oamaru Airport on a map Set OAM as destination Airport Get more information about Oamaru Airport
511,652.29 miles (18,752.50 km) SEAlexandra Aerodrome (ALR)Alexandra, New ZealandView Alexandra Aerodrome on a map Set ALR as destination Airport Get more information about Alexandra Aerodrome
611,631.22 miles (18,718.59 km) SSERichard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) (TIU)Timaru, New ZealandView Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) on a map Set TIU as destination Airport Get more information about Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport)
711,626.73 miles (18,711.36 km) SSWChatham Islands (CHT)Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New ZealandView Chatham Islands on a map Set CHT as destination Airport Get more information about Chatham Islands
811,626.36 miles (18,710.77 km) SEQueenstown Airport (ZQN)Queenstown, New ZealandView Queenstown Airport on a map Set ZQN as destination Airport Get more information about Queenstown Airport
911,619.26 miles (18,699.34 km) SSEWanaka Airport (WKA)Wanaka, New ZealandView Wanaka Airport on a map Set WKA as destination Airport Get more information about Wanaka Airport
1011,614.62 miles (18,691.87 km) SSEAshburton Aerodrome (ASG)Ashburton, New ZealandView Ashburton Aerodrome on a map Set ASG as destination Airport Get more information about Ashburton Aerodrome
1111,598.12 miles (18,665.32 km) SSEChristchurch International Airport (CHC)Christchurch, New ZealandView Christchurch International Airport on a map Set CHC as destination Airport Get more information about Christchurch International Airport
1211,586.19 miles (18,646.12 km) SEMilford Sound Airport (MFN)Milford Sound, New ZealandView Milford Sound Airport on a map Set MFN as destination Airport Get more information about Milford Sound Airport
1311,585.82 miles (18,645.52 km) SSEGlentanner Aerodrome (GTN)Mount Cook, New ZealandView Glentanner Aerodrome on a map Set GTN as destination Airport Get more information about Glentanner Aerodrome
1411,577.02 miles (18,631.37 km) SSEMount Cook Airport (MON)Mount Cook, New ZealandView Mount Cook Airport on a map Set MON as destination Airport Get more information about Mount Cook Airport
1511,555.33 miles (18,596.46 km) SSEFox Glacier Aerodrome (FGL)Fox Glacier, New ZealandView Fox Glacier Aerodrome on a map Set FGL as destination Airport Get more information about Fox Glacier Aerodrome