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NSY Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: NSY / LICZ
Airport Names:
  1. Naval Air Station Sigonella
  2. Base aerea di Sigonella
  3. NAS Sigonella
Location: Catania, Italy
GPS Coordinates: 37°24'6"N by 14°55'19"E
Operator/Owner: Italian Air Force
United States Navy
Airport Type: Military
Elevation: 79 feet (24 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Naval Air Station Sigonella (NSY):

  • Among the aircraft that fly from this island base are U.S.
  • Naval Air Station Sigonella (NSY) has 2 runways.
  • Most permanent party military personnel and families are housed in Marinai, located 2 minutes from NAS II and approximately 10–15 minutes from NAS I.
  • When there was no room for expansion at Malta, the U.S.
  • The furthest airport from Naval Air Station Sigonella (NSY) is Chatham Islands (CHT), which is located 11,695 miles (18,821 kilometers) away in Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New Zealand.
  • The closest airport to Naval Air Station Sigonella (NSY) is Catania–Fontanarossa Airport (CTA), which is located only 9 miles (14 kilometers) ENE of NSY.
  • When NATO took military intervention to Libya in 2011, NAS Sigonella played an important role in US Operation Odyssey Dawn because of its short distance to the country.
  • On 1 April 2004, the Defense Logistics Agency opened Defense Depot Sigonella Italy on NAS II to serve as a supply base for the Mediterranean.
  • In addition to being known as "Naval Air Station Sigonella", other names for NSY include "Base aerea di Sigonella" and "NAS Sigonella".
  • Because of Naval Air Station Sigonella's relatively low elevation of 79 feet, planes can take off or land at Naval Air Station Sigonella 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.

Map of Nearest Airports from Naval Air Station Sigonella:

List of Nearest Airports from Naval Air Station Sigonella:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
18.98 miles (14.45 km) ENECatania–Fontanarossa Airport (CTA)Catania, Sicily, ItalyView Catania–Fontanarossa Airport on a map Set CTA as destination Airport Get more information about Catania–Fontanarossa Airport
233.22 miles (53.46 km) SSWComiso Airport (CIY)Comiso, ItalyView Comiso Airport on a map Set CIY as destination Airport Get more information about Comiso Airport
361.17 miles (98.44 km) NEReggio di Calabria Airport (REG)Reggio Calabria, ItalyView Reggio di Calabria Airport on a map Set REG as destination Airport Get more information about Reggio di Calabria Airport
4101.57 miles (163.45 km) SSWXewkija / Gozo Heliport (GZM)Xewkija, Gozo, MaltaView Xewkija / Gozo Heliport on a map Set GZM as destination Airport Get more information about Xewkija / Gozo Heliport
5109.50 miles (176.23 km) SSWMalta International Airport (MLA)Luqa, MaltaView Malta International Airport on a map Set MLA as destination Airport Get more information about Malta International Airport
6113.19 miles (182.15 km) WNWFalcone–Borsellino Airport (PMO)Punta Raisi (near Palermo), ItalyView Falcone–Borsellino Airport on a map Set PMO as destination Airport Get more information about Falcone–Borsellino Airport
7126.24 miles (203.16 km) NELamezia Terme International Airport (SUF)Lamezia Terme, ItalyView Lamezia Terme International Airport on a map Set SUF as destination Airport Get more information about Lamezia Terme International Airport
8137.45 miles (221.21 km) WNWVincenzo Florio Airport Trapani-Birgi (TPS)Trapani, ItalyView Vincenzo Florio Airport Trapani-Birgi on a map Set TPS as destination Airport Get more information about Vincenzo Florio Airport Trapani-Birgi
9160.88 miles (258.90 km) NECrotone Airport (CRV)Crotone, ItalyView Crotone Airport on a map Set CRV as destination Airport Get more information about Crotone Airport
10183.57 miles (295.43 km) SWLampedusa Airport (LMP)Lampedusa, ItalyView Lampedusa Airport on a map Set LMP as destination Airport Get more information about Lampedusa Airport
11222.37 miles (357.86 km) NSalerno Costa d'Amalfi Airport (QSR)Salerno, ItalyView Salerno Costa d'Amalfi Airport on a map Set QSR as destination Airport Get more information about Salerno Costa d'Amalfi Airport
12243.00 miles (391.07 km) NNaples International Airport (NAP)Naples, ItalyView Naples International Airport on a map Set NAP as destination Airport Get more information about Naples International Airport
13253.18 miles (407.45 km) NNETaranto-Grottaglie Airport (TAR)Grottaglie, Puglia, ItalyView Taranto-Grottaglie Airport on a map Set TAR as destination Airport Get more information about Taranto-Grottaglie Airport
14257.58 miles (414.53 km) WSWMonastir Habib Bourguiba International Airport (MIR)Monastir, TunisiaView Monastir Habib Bourguiba International Airport on a map Set MIR as destination Airport Get more information about Monastir Habib Bourguiba International Airport
15261.33 miles (420.56 km) NELecce Galatina Airport (LCC)Lecce, ItalyView Lecce Galatina Airport on a map Set LCC as destination Airport Get more information about Lecce Galatina Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Naval Air Station Sigonella:

List of Furthest Airports from Naval Air Station Sigonella:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,694.73 miles (18,820.79 km) SEChatham Islands (CHT)Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New ZealandView Chatham Islands on a map Set CHT as destination Airport Get more information about Chatham Islands
211,511.89 miles (18,526.55 km) EGisborne Airport (GIS)Gisborne, New ZealandView Gisborne Airport on a map Set GIS as destination Airport Get more information about Gisborne Airport
311,452.69 miles (18,431.27 km) EWhakatane Airport (WHK)Whakatane, New ZealandView Whakatane Airport on a map Set WHK as destination Airport Get more information about Whakatane Airport
411,451.20 miles (18,428.87 km) ESEHawke's Bay Airport (NPE)Napier, New ZealandView Hawke's Bay Airport on a map Set NPE as destination Airport Get more information about Hawke's Bay Airport
511,420.98 miles (18,380.24 km) ERotorua International Airport (ROT)Rotorua, New ZealandView Rotorua International Airport on a map Set ROT as destination Airport Get more information about Rotorua International Airport
611,412.43 miles (18,366.48 km) ETauranga Airport (TRG)Tauranga, New ZealandView Tauranga Airport on a map Set TRG as destination Airport Get more information about Tauranga Airport
711,409.80 miles (18,362.25 km) ETaupo AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Taupō (TUO)Taupo, New ZealandView Taupo AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Taupō on a map Set TUO as destination Airport Get more information about Taupo AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Taupō
811,387.87 miles (18,326.95 km) EMatamata Airport (MTA)Matamata, New ZealandView Matamata Airport on a map Set MTA as destination Airport Get more information about Matamata Airport
911,381.00 miles (18,315.89 km) ESEPalmerston North Airport (PMR)Palmerston North, New ZealandView Palmerston North Airport on a map Set PMR as destination Airport Get more information about Palmerston North Airport
1011,377.13 miles (18,309.67 km) ESEHood Aerodrome (MRO)Masterton, New ZealandView Hood Aerodrome on a map Set MRO as destination Airport Get more information about Hood Aerodrome
1111,373.51 miles (18,303.84 km) EThames Aerodrome (TMZ)Thames, New ZealandView Thames Aerodrome on a map Set TMZ as destination Airport Get more information about Thames Aerodrome
1211,367.97 miles (18,294.93 km) ECoromandel Aerodrome (CMV)Coromandel, New ZealandView Coromandel Aerodrome on a map Set CMV as destination Airport Get more information about Coromandel Aerodrome
1311,366.37 miles (18,292.35 km) EHamilton International Airport (HLZ)Hamilton, New ZealandView Hamilton International Airport on a map Set HLZ as destination Airport Get more information about Hamilton International Airport
1411,359.94 miles (18,282.01 km) EGreat Barrier Aerodrome (GBZ)Great Barrier Island, New ZealandView Great Barrier Aerodrome on a map Set GBZ as destination Airport Get more information about Great Barrier Aerodrome
1511,351.50 miles (18,268.42 km) ESEWanganui Airport (WAG)Wanganui, New ZealandView Wanganui Airport on a map Set WAG as destination Airport Get more information about Wanganui Airport