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NWI Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: NWI / EGSH
Airport Name: Norwich International Airport
Location: Norwich, England, United Kingdom
GPS Coordinates: 52°40'32"N by 1°16'58"E
Area Served: Norwich, Norfolk
Operator/Owner: Omniport (80.1%)
Norfolk County Council
Norwich City Council
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 117 feet (36 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Norwich International Airport (NWI):

  • Norwich International Airport (NWI) currently has only 1 runway.
  • The current site, formerly known as Royal Air Force Station Horsham St Faith, or more commonly RAF Horsham St Faith, was first developed in 1939 and officially opened on 1 June 1940 as a Royal Air Force bomber station.
  • The furthest airport from Norwich International Airport (NWI) is Chatham Islands (CHT), which is located 11,816 miles (19,015 kilometers) away in Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New Zealand.
  • The airport has one runway, 1,841 m in length.
  • The airport was sold by the majority stakeholders of Omniport to the Rigby Group PLC in 2014.
  • The closest airport to Norwich International Airport (NWI) is Coltishall (IATA off-point) (CLF), which is located only 5 miles (8 kilometers) NE of NWI.
  • Norwich International Airport handled 463,401 passengers last year.
  • In March 2004, the City and County Councils sold 80.1% of Norwich Airport Ltd to Omniport whilst retaining the remaining 19.9%.
  • Norwich airport does not have a railway station.
  • Because of Norwich International Airport's relatively low elevation of 117 feet, planes can take off or land at Norwich International 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.

Map of Nearest Airports from Norwich International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Norwich International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
14.90 miles (7.89 km) NEColtishall (IATA off-point) (CLF)Coltishall, United KingdomView Coltishall (IATA off-point) on a map View satellite image of Coltishall (IATA off-point) Set CLF as destination Airport Get more information about Coltishall (IATA off-point)
230.74 miles (49.48 km) WRAF Marham (KNF)Marham, Norfolk, East Anglia, United KingdomView RAF Marham on a map View satellite image of RAF Marham Set KNF as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Marham
331.46 miles (50.63 km) SWRAF Honington USAAF Station 375 (BEQ)Bury St. Edmunds, England, United KingdomView RAF Honington USAAF Station 375 on a map View satellite image of RAF Honington USAAF Station 375 Set BEQ as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Honington USAAF Station 375
435.67 miles (57.41 km) WSWRAF Lakenheath (LKZ)Lakenheath, England, United KingdomView RAF Lakenheath on a map View satellite image of RAF Lakenheath Set LKZ as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Lakenheath
539.97 miles (64.33 km) WSWRAF Mildenhall (MHZ)Mildenhall, Suffolk, England, United KingdomView RAF Mildenhall on a map View satellite image of RAF Mildenhall Set MHZ as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Mildenhall
644.72 miles (71.97 km) SIpswich Airport (IPW)Ipswich, EnglandView Ipswich Airport on a map View satellite image of Ipswich Airport Set IPW as destination Airport Get more information about Ipswich Airport
756.88 miles (91.54 km) SWCambridge International Airport (CBG)Cambridge, England, United KingdomView Cambridge International Airport on a map View satellite image of Cambridge International Airport Set CBG as destination Airport Get more information about Cambridge International Airport
858.55 miles (94.22 km) SWMDPGA Wethersfield (WXF)Braintree, England, United KingdomView MDPGA Wethersfield on a map View satellite image of MDPGA Wethersfield Set WXF as destination Airport Get more information about MDPGA Wethersfield
963.16 miles (101.65 km) SWDuxford Aerodrome (QFO)Duxford, England, United KingdomView Duxford Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Duxford Aerodrome Set QFO as destination Airport Get more information about Duxford Aerodrome
1066.88 miles (107.63 km) WSWRAF AlconburyUSAAF Station 102 (AYH)Alconbury, England, United KingdomView RAF AlconburyUSAAF Station 102 on a map View satellite image of RAF AlconburyUSAAF Station 102 Set AYH as destination Airport Get more information about RAF AlconburyUSAAF Station 102
1166.93 miles (107.72 km) WNWRAF Coningsby (QCY)Coningsby, England, United KingdomView RAF Coningsby on a map View satellite image of RAF Coningsby Set QCY as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Coningsby
1270.34 miles (113.19 km) SWLondon Stansted Airport (STN)Essex (near London), England, United KingdomView London Stansted Airport on a map View satellite image of London Stansted Airport Set STN as destination Airport Get more information about London Stansted Airport
1380.37 miles (129.35 km) SSWLondon Southend Airport (SEN)Southend, Essex (near London) United KingdomView London Southend Airport on a map View satellite image of London Southend Airport Set SEN as destination Airport Get more information about London Southend Airport
1481.06 miles (130.45 km) WRAF Cottesmore (OKH)Oakham, England, United KingdomView RAF Cottesmore on a map View satellite image of RAF Cottesmore Set OKH as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Cottesmore
1581.65 miles (131.40 km) NWRAF Binbrook (GSY)Grimsby, England, United KingdomView RAF Binbrook on a map View satellite image of RAF Binbrook Set GSY as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Binbrook

Map of Furthest Airports from Norwich International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Norwich International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,815.55 miles (19,015.23 km) SChatham Islands (CHT)Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New ZealandView Chatham Islands on a map View satellite image of Chatham Islands Set CHT as destination Airport Get more information about Chatham Islands
211,754.99 miles (18,917.78 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
311,731.89 miles (18,880.60 km) SEOamaru 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
411,727.86 miles (18,874.12 km) ESERyan'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
511,713.72 miles (18,851.36 km) ESEInvercargill 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
611,698.78 miles (18,827.32 km) SERichard 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)
711,691.53 miles (18,815.65 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
811,691.45 miles (18,815.52 km) SEAshburton 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
911,685.68 miles (18,806.23 km) SEChristchurch 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
1011,662.01 miles (18,768.15 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
1111,661.00 miles (18,766.51 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
1211,644.88 miles (18,740.58 km) SEGlentanner 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
1311,644.18 miles (18,739.44 km) SSEKaikoura 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
1411,637.28 miles (18,728.35 km) SEMount 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
1511,616.77 miles (18,695.33 km) SEFox 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