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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):

  • 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.
  • From 29 March 2013 the Classic Air Force has operated from the airport using a variety of different aircraft including the world's oldest flying British jet aircraft and the only flying Gloster Meteor T7.
  • In November 2008, amidst the airport troubles, Newquay Airport released their draft master plan, outlining their plans for the airport until 2030.
  • In addition to being known as "Newquay Cornwall Airport", other names for NQY include "Ayrborth Tewynblustri Kernow" and "EGHQ".
  • Newquay Cornwall Airport (NQY) currently has only 1 runway.
  • In 2008 the airport closed from the 1st until 19 December.
  • Newquay Cornwall Airport handled 174,891 passengers last year.
  • 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.
  • In 2013 the airport handled 174,891 passengers, a 5.0% increase compared with 2012.
  • 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Set KBZ as destination Airport Get more information about Kaikoura Aerodrome