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NQY Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: NQY / EGDG
Airport Names:
  1. Newquay Cornwall Airport
  2. Ayrborth Tewynblustri Kernow
  3. EGHQ
Location: Newquay, England, United Kingdom
GPS Coordinates: 50°26'26"N by 4°59'43"W
Area Served: Newquay and Cornwall
Operator/Owner: Cornwall Airport Ltd.
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 390 feet (119 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Newquay Cornwall Airport (NQY):

  • In addition to being known as "Newquay Cornwall Airport", other names for NQY include "Ayrborth Tewynblustri Kernow" and "EGHQ".
  • Newquay Cornwall Airport handled 174,891 passengers last year.
  • The expansion of the airport has been criticised by a number of environmental groups.
  • In May 2013, Flybe announced they would cease flying to London-Gatwick, leaving Newquay with year-round flights to just the Isles of Scilly and Manchester.
  • The furthest airport from Newquay Cornwall Airport (NQY) is Dunedin International Airport (DUD), which is nearly antipodal to Newquay Cornwall Airport (meaning Newquay Cornwall Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Dunedin International Airport), and is located 12,055 miles (19,400 kilometers) away in Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand.
  • Because of Newquay Cornwall Airport's relatively low elevation of 390 feet, planes can take off or land at Newquay Cornwall 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.
  • Newquay Cornwall Airport (NQY) currently has only 1 runway.
  • In 2006 the airport introduced a £5 per passenger airport development fee, payable by all departing passengers via an ATM type machine prior to passing security.
  • In July 2011, the airport's main carrier, Air Southwest, announced the end of all flights from Newquay with effect 30 September 2011, leaving the airport with only three year-round scheduled routes.
  • The closest airport to Newquay Cornwall Airport (NQY) is Land's End Airport (LEQ), which is located 38 miles (61 kilometers) SW of NQY.

Map of Nearest Airports from Newquay Cornwall Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Newquay Cornwall Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
137.88 miles (60.96 km) SWLand's End Airport (LEQ)Land's End, Cornwall, England, United KingdomView Land's End Airport on a map View satellite image of Land's End Airport Set LEQ as destination Airport Get more information about Land's End Airport
239.17 miles (63.03 km) EPlymouth City Airport (PLH)Plymouth, United KingdomView Plymouth City Airport on a map View satellite image of Plymouth City Airport Set PLH as destination Airport Get more information about Plymouth City Airport
367.96 miles (109.37 km) WSWSt Mary's Airport (ISC)St Mary's, Isles of Scilly, United KingdomView St Mary's Airport on a map View satellite image of St Mary's Airport Set ISC as destination Airport Get more information about St Mary's Airport
468.29 miles (109.90 km) WSWTresco Heliport (TSO)Tresco, Isles of Scilly, United KingdomView Tresco Heliport on a map View satellite image of Tresco Heliport Set TSO as destination Airport Get more information about Tresco Heliport
572.27 miles (116.31 km) ENEExeter International Airport (EXT)Exeter, United KingdomView Exeter International Airport on a map View satellite image of Exeter International Airport Set EXT as destination Airport Get more information about Exeter International Airport
689.99 miles (144.82 km) NNESwansea Airport (SWS)Swansea, Wales, United KingdomView Swansea Airport on a map View satellite image of Swansea Airport Set SWS as destination Airport Get more information about Swansea Airport
795.12 miles (153.08 km) NEMoD St Athan (DGX)St Athan, Wales, United KingdomView MoD St Athan on a map View satellite image of MoD St Athan Set DGX as destination Airport Get more information about MoD St Athan
896.21 miles (154.83 km) NHaverfordwest Aerodrome (HAW)Haverfordwest, Wales, United KingdomView Haverfordwest Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Haverfordwest Aerodrome Set HAW as destination Airport Get more information about Haverfordwest Aerodrome
997.66 miles (157.17 km) NECardiff Airport (CWL)Cardiff, Wales, United KingdomView Cardiff Airport on a map View satellite image of Cardiff Airport Set CWL as destination Airport Get more information about Cardiff Airport
10118.60 miles (190.87 km) NEBristol Airport (BRS)Bristol, England, United KingdomView Bristol Airport on a map View satellite image of Bristol Airport Set BRS as destination Airport Get more information about Bristol Airport
11127.11 miles (204.57 km) ESEGuernsey Airport (GCI)Guernsey, Channel Islands, United KingdomView Guernsey Airport on a map View satellite image of Guernsey Airport Set GCI as destination Airport Get more information about Guernsey Airport
12128.32 miles (206.51 km) NEBristol Filton Airport (FZO)Filton, Bristol, United KingdomView Bristol Filton Airport on a map View satellite image of Bristol Filton Airport Set FZO as destination Airport Get more information about Bristol Filton Airport
13133.33 miles (214.57 km) ESEAlderney Airport (ACI)Alderney, Channel Islands, United KingdomView Alderney Airport on a map View satellite image of Alderney Airport Set ACI as destination Airport Get more information about Alderney Airport
14134.97 miles (217.22 km) SSELannion - Côte de Granit Airport (LAI)Lannion, FranceView Lannion - Côte de Granit Airport on a map View satellite image of Lannion - Côte de Granit Airport Set LAI as destination Airport Get more information about Lannion - Côte de Granit Airport
15137.68 miles (221.57 km) SSEMorlaix - Ploujean Airport (MXN)Morlaix, FranceView Morlaix - Ploujean Airport on a map View satellite image of Morlaix - Ploujean Airport Set MXN as destination Airport Get more information about Morlaix - Ploujean Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Newquay Cornwall Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Newquay Cornwall Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,054.56 miles (19,399.88 km) SEDunedin 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
212,038.24 miles (19,373.62 km) SERyan'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
312,022.83 miles (19,348.82 km) SEInvercargill 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
412,017.24 miles (19,339.82 km) SSEOamaru 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
511,991.23 miles (19,297.97 km) SEAlexandra 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
611,977.46 miles (19,275.80 km) SSERichard 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)
711,962.80 miles (19,252.22 km) SEQueenstown 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
811,960.75 miles (19,248.91 km) SSEAshburton 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
911,959.48 miles (19,246.87 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
1011,942.63 miles (19,219.76 km) SSEChristchurch 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
1111,930.83 miles (19,200.76 km) SSEGlentanner 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
1211,922.22 miles (19,186.91 km) SSEMount 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
1311,919.76 miles (19,182.95 km) SEMilford 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
1411,900.65 miles (19,152.19 km) SSEFox 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
1511,878.97 miles (19,117.31 km) SKaikoura 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