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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):

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • In addition to being known as "Naval Air Station Sigonella", other names for NSY include "Base aerea di Sigonella" and "NAS Sigonella".
  • From 1987 to 2002, there was a base housing development Villaggio Costanzo which was located in the village of Santa Maria La Stella, in the comune of Aci Sant'Antonio, and approximately 60 minutes from NAS I.
  • 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.
  • Naval Air Station Sigonella (NSY) has 2 runways.
  • In the 1980s, Naval Air Facility Sigonella was redesignated as a Naval Air Station.
  • It also serves as an Italian base for the 41º Stormo Antisom.
  • 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.

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