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NOC Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: NOC / EIKN
Airport Names:
  1. Ireland West Airport Knock
  2. Horan International Airport
  3. Aerfort Iarthar Éireann
Location: Knock, Ireland
GPS Coordinates: 53°54'37"N by 8°49'6"W
Area Served: Connacht, Ireland
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 665 feet (203 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Ireland West Airport Knock (NOC):

  • In November 2011 Ryanair announced flights to Beauvais-Tillé, Frankfurt Hahn, Bergamo-Orio al Serio and Girona-Costa Brava from March 2012.
  • Ireland West Airport Knock handled 665,000 passengers last year.
  • In recent years Ryanair has grown operations and it is the largest airline to serve the airport with 14 scheduled routes.
  • On 1 June 2003, hundreds of people gathered to view a Boeing 747 land with 500 returning pilgrims from Lourdes.
  • In addition to being known as "Ireland West Airport Knock", other names for NOC include "Horan International Airport" and "Aerfort Iarthar Éireann".
  • Because of Ireland West Airport Knock's relatively low elevation of 665 feet, planes can take off or land at Ireland West Airport Knock 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.
  • Ireland West Airport Knock (NOC) currently has only 1 runway.
  • The closest airport to Ireland West Airport Knock (NOC) is Sligo Airport (SXL), which is located 27 miles (44 kilometers) NNE of NOC.
  • It was voted Ireland's best regional airport in 2006 and 2009 by the Chambers of Commerce of Ireland.
  • Departing passengers aged 12 years and over pay a "Development Fee" of €10.
  • The furthest airport from Ireland West Airport Knock (NOC) is Ryan's Creek Aerodrome (SZS), which is located 11,934 miles (19,206 kilometers) away in Stewart Island, New Zealand.

Map of Nearest Airports from Ireland West Airport Knock:

List of Nearest Airports from Ireland West Airport Knock:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
127.07 miles (43.56 km) NNESligo Airport (SXL)Strandhill (near Sligo), IrelandView Sligo Airport on a map View satellite image of Sligo Airport Set SXL as destination Airport Get more information about Sligo Airport
242.45 miles (68.31 km) SGalway Airport (GWY)Galway, IrelandView Galway Airport on a map View satellite image of Galway Airport Set GWY as destination Airport Get more information about Galway Airport
353.68 miles (86.40 km) WNWBelmullet Aerodrome (BLY)Belmullet, IrelandView Belmullet Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Belmullet Aerodrome Set BLY as destination Airport Get more information about Belmullet Aerodrome
453.99 miles (86.89 km) SSWConnemara Airport (NNR)Inverin, IrelandView Connemara Airport on a map View satellite image of Connemara Airport Set NNR as destination Airport Get more information about Connemara Airport
558.02 miles (93.38 km) NEEnniskillen/St Angelo Airport (ENK)Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, United KingdomView Enniskillen/St Angelo Airport on a map View satellite image of Enniskillen/St Angelo Airport Set ENK as destination Airport Get more information about Enniskillen/St Angelo Airport
664.42 miles (103.68 km) SSWInishmaan Aerodrome (IIA)Inishmaan, IrelandView Inishmaan Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Inishmaan Aerodrome Set IIA as destination Airport Get more information about Inishmaan Aerodrome
765.01 miles (104.62 km) SSWInisheer Aerodrome (INQ)Inisheer, IrelandView Inisheer Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Inisheer Aerodrome Set INQ as destination Airport Get more information about Inisheer Aerodrome
865.26 miles (105.02 km) SSWInishmore Aerodrome (IOR)Kilronan, Inishmore, IrelandView Inishmore Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Inishmore Aerodrome Set IOR as destination Airport Get more information about Inishmore Aerodrome
980.65 miles (129.80 km) NNEDonegal Airport (CFN)Carrickfinn, IrelandView Donegal Airport on a map View satellite image of Donegal Airport Set CFN as destination Airport Get more information about Donegal Airport
1083.60 miles (134.55 km) SShannon Airport (SNN)Shannon (County Clare), IrelandView Shannon Airport on a map View satellite image of Shannon Airport Set SNN as destination Airport Get more information about Shannon Airport
11102.69 miles (165.26 km) NECity of Derry Airport (LDY)Derry, Northern Ireland, United KingdomView City of Derry Airport on a map View satellite image of City of Derry Airport Set LDY as destination Airport Get more information about City of Derry Airport
12107.36 miles (172.79 km) SEKilkenny Airport (KKY)Kilkenny, IrelandView Kilkenny Airport on a map View satellite image of Kilkenny Airport Set KKY as destination Airport Get more information about Kilkenny Airport
13109.66 miles (176.48 km) ESEDublin Airport (DUB)Dublin, IrelandView Dublin Airport on a map View satellite image of Dublin Airport Set DUB as destination Airport Get more information about Dublin Airport
14116.98 miles (188.26 km) ENEBelfast International Airport (BFS)Belfast, Northern Ireland, United KingdomView Belfast International Airport on a map View satellite image of Belfast International Airport Set BFS as destination Airport Get more information about Belfast International Airport
15123.03 miles (198.00 km) SSWKerry Airport (KIR)Tralee, County Kerry, IrelandView Kerry Airport on a map View satellite image of Kerry Airport Set KIR as destination Airport Get more information about Kerry Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Ireland West Airport Knock:

List of Furthest Airports from Ireland West Airport Knock:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,933.91 miles (19,205.72 km) SSERyan'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
211,903.52 miles (19,156.80 km) SSEInvercargill 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
311,883.56 miles (19,124.69 km) SDunedin 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
411,830.40 miles (19,039.13 km) SAlexandra 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
511,819.07 miles (19,020.90 km) SOamaru 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
611,813.00 miles (19,011.14 km) SQueenstown 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
711,796.09 miles (18,983.92 km) SWanaka 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
811,782.10 miles (18,961.40 km) SSEMilford Sound Airport (MFN)Milford Sound, New ZealandView Milford Sound Airport on a map View satellite image of Milford Sound Airport Set MFN as destination Airport Get more information about Milford Sound Airport
911,772.98 miles (18,946.73 km) SRichard 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)
1011,744.83 miles (18,901.42 km) SAshburton 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
1111,743.98 miles (18,900.06 km) SGlentanner 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
1211,734.36 miles (18,884.58 km) SMount 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
1311,714.19 miles (18,852.12 km) SChristchurch 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
1411,712.98 miles (18,850.17 km) SFox 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
1511,663.13 miles (18,769.94 km) SHokitika Airport (HKK)Hokitika, New ZealandView Hokitika Airport on a map View satellite image of Hokitika Airport Set HKK as destination Airport Get more information about Hokitika Airport