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NKC Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: NKC / GQNN
Airport Name: Nouakchott International Airport
Location: Nouakchott, Mauritania
GPS Coordinates: 18°5'52"N by 15°56'52"W
Area Served: Nouakchott
Operator/Owner: Government\ASECNA"African air traffic management organisation"
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 7 feet (2 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Nouakchott International Airport (NKC):

  • The closest airport to Nouakchott International Airport (NKC) is Boutilimit Airport (OTL), which is located 92 miles (148 kilometers) ESE of NKC.
  • Because of Nouakchott International Airport's relatively low elevation of 7 feet, planes can take off or land at Nouakchott International 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.
  • Nouakchott International Airport (NKC) currently has only 1 runway.
  • The furthest airport from Nouakchott International Airport (NKC) is Île des Pins Airport (BMY), which is nearly antipodal to Nouakchott International Airport (meaning Nouakchott International Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Île des Pins Airport), and is located 12,322 miles (19,830 kilometers) away in Waala, Belep Islands, New Caledonia.
  • Nouakchott International Airport handled 209,932 passengers last year.

Map of Nearest Airports from Nouakchott International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Nouakchott International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
191.89 miles (147.89 km) ESEBoutilimit Airport (OTL)Boutilimit, MauritaniaView Boutilimit Airport on a map View satellite image of Boutilimit Airport Set OTL as destination Airport Get more information about Boutilimit Airport
2116.31 miles (187.17 km) SRichard Toll Airport (RDT)Richard Toll, SenegalView Richard Toll Airport on a map View satellite image of Richard Toll Airport Set RDT as destination Airport Get more information about Richard Toll Airport
3117.56 miles (189.20 km) SSEPodor Airport (POD)Podor, SenegalView Podor Airport on a map View satellite image of Podor Airport Set POD as destination Airport Get more information about Podor Airport
4145.47 miles (234.11 km) SSWSaint-Louis Airport (XLS)Saint-Louis, SenegalView Saint-Louis Airport on a map View satellite image of Saint-Louis Airport Set XLS as destination Airport Get more information about Saint-Louis Airport
5152.39 miles (245.24 km) NEAkjoujt Airport (AJJ)Akjoujt, MauritaniaView Akjoujt Airport on a map View satellite image of Akjoujt Airport Set AJJ as destination Airport Get more information about Akjoujt Airport
6153.37 miles (246.82 km) SEAbbaye Airport (BGH)Boghe (Bogué), MauritaniaView Abbaye Airport on a map View satellite image of Abbaye Airport Set BGH as destination Airport Get more information about Abbaye Airport
7202.95 miles (326.61 km) NNWLa Güera Airport (ZLG)La Güera, Western SaharaView La Güera Airport on a map View satellite image of La Güera Airport Set ZLG as destination Airport Get more information about La Güera Airport
8208.18 miles (335.04 km) NNWNouadhibou International Airport (NDB)Nouadhibou, MauritaniaView Nouadhibou International Airport on a map View satellite image of Nouadhibou International Airport Set NDB as destination Airport Get more information about Nouadhibou International Airport
9209.51 miles (337.18 km) SEKaédi Airport (KED)Kaédi, MauritaniaView Kaédi Airport on a map View satellite image of Kaédi Airport Set KED as destination Airport Get more information about Kaédi Airport
10227.92 miles (366.81 km) ELetfotar Airport (MOM)Moudjeria, MauritaniaView Letfotar Airport on a map View satellite image of Letfotar Airport Set MOM as destination Airport Get more information about Letfotar Airport
11245.08 miles (394.41 km) SEOuro Sogui Airport (MAX)Matam, SenegalView Ouro Sogui Airport on a map View satellite image of Ouro Sogui Airport Set MAX as destination Airport Get more information about Ouro Sogui Airport
12252.13 miles (405.77 km) NEAtar Airport (ATR)Atar, MauritaniaView Atar Airport on a map View satellite image of Atar Airport Set ATR as destination Airport Get more information about Atar Airport
13253.55 miles (408.04 km) SSWLéopold Sédar Senghor International Airport (DKR)Dakar, SenegalView Léopold Sédar Senghor International Airport on a map View satellite image of Léopold Sédar Senghor International Airport Set DKR as destination Airport Get more information about Léopold Sédar Senghor International Airport
14273.08 miles (439.48 km) SKaolack Airport (KLC)Kaolack, SenegalView Kaolack Airport on a map View satellite image of Kaolack Airport Set KLC as destination Airport Get more information about Kaolack Airport
15298.52 miles (480.42 km) ETidjikja Airport (TIY)Tidjikja, MauritaniaView Tidjikja Airport on a map View satellite image of Tidjikja Airport Set TIY as destination Airport Get more information about Tidjikja Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Nouakchott International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Nouakchott International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,321.77 miles (19,829.92 km) SSEÎle des Pins Airport (BMY)Waala, Belep Islands, New CaledoniaView Île des Pins Airport on a map View satellite image of Île des Pins Airport Set BMY as destination Airport Get more information about Île des Pins Airport
212,267.35 miles (19,742.33 km) SKoumac Airport (KOC)Koumac, New CaledoniaView Koumac Airport on a map View satellite image of Koumac Airport Set KOC as destination Airport Get more information about Koumac Airport
312,226.29 miles (19,676.25 km) SSWKoné Airport (KNQ)Koné, New CaledoniaView Koné Airport on a map View satellite image of Koné Airport Set KNQ as destination Airport Get more information about Koné Airport
412,175.39 miles (19,594.34 km) WSWNorsup Airport (NUS)Norsup, Malakula island, VanuatuView Norsup Airport on a map View satellite image of Norsup Airport Set NUS as destination Airport Get more information about Norsup Airport
512,163.57 miles (19,575.33 km) WSWMalekoula Airport (LPM)Lamap, Malampa, VanuatuView Malekoula Airport on a map View satellite image of Malekoula Airport Set LPM as destination Airport Get more information about Malekoula Airport
612,161.11 miles (19,571.37 km) SWSanto-Pekoa International Airport (SON)Luganville, VanuatuView Santo-Pekoa International Airport on a map View satellite image of Santo-Pekoa International Airport Set SON as destination Airport Get more information about Santo-Pekoa International Airport
712,154.87 miles (19,561.32 km) WBauerfield International Airport (VLI)Port Vila, VanuatuView Bauerfield International Airport on a map View satellite image of Bauerfield International Airport Set VLI as destination Airport Get more information about Bauerfield International Airport
812,151.56 miles (19,555.99 km) WSWCraig Cove Airport (CCV)Craig Cove, Ambrym Island, Malampa, VanuatuView Craig Cove Airport on a map View satellite image of Craig Cove Airport Set CCV as destination Airport Get more information about Craig Cove Airport
912,146.46 miles (19,547.78 km) WSWLamen Bay Airport (LNB)Lamen Bay, Epi Island, Shéfa Province, VanuatuView Lamen Bay Airport on a map View satellite image of Lamen Bay Airport Set LNB as destination Airport Get more information about Lamen Bay Airport
1012,145.78 miles (19,546.69 km) WSWSiwo Airport (EAE)Sangafa, Emae, Shéfa, VanuatuView Siwo Airport on a map View satellite image of Siwo Airport Set EAE as destination Airport Get more information about Siwo Airport
1112,131.81 miles (19,524.21 km) SSWTontouta International Airport (NOU)Noumea, New CaledoniaView Tontouta International Airport on a map View satellite image of Tontouta International Airport Set NOU as destination Airport Get more information about Tontouta International Airport
1212,128.85 miles (19,519.44 km) WSWTongoa Airport (TGH)Tongoa, Shefa Province, VanuatuView Tongoa Airport on a map View satellite image of Tongoa Airport Set TGH as destination Airport Get more information about Tongoa Airport
1312,123.93 miles (19,511.53 km) WSWLonorore Airport (LNE)Lonorore, Pentecost Island, Pénama Province, VanuatuView Lonorore Airport on a map View satellite image of Lonorore Airport Set LNE as destination Airport Get more information about Lonorore Airport
1412,113.85 miles (19,495.30 km) SWLongana Airport (LOD)Longana, Ambae Island, Pénama Province, VanuatuView Longana Airport on a map View satellite image of Longana Airport Set LOD as destination Airport Get more information about Longana Airport
1512,110.48 miles (19,489.88 km) WSWSara Airport (SSR)Sara, VanuatuView Sara Airport on a map View satellite image of Sara Airport Set SSR as destination Airport Get more information about Sara Airport