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ORK Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: ORK / EICK
Airport Names:
  1. Cork Airport
  2. Aerfort Chorcaí
Location: Cork, Ireland
GPS Coordinates: 51°50'29"N by 8°29'27"W
Area Served: Cork City, Ireland
Operator/Owner: Government of Ireland
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 502 feet (153 meters)
# of Runways: 2
View all routes: Routes from ORK

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Facts about Cork Airport (ORK):

  • Cork Airport (ORK) has 2 runways.
  • Cork Airport has a long history of general aviation flying.
  • In addition to being known as "Cork Airport", another name for ORK is "Aerfort Chorcaí".
  • In addition to passengers travelling on routes within Ireland during 2012, the following table shows the number of passengers on international routes at the airport during the year.
  • In 1975 Aer Rianta, the then state airports authority, undertook a passenger terminal study aimed at improving the terminal facilities.
  • The main terminal at Cork Airport contains several shopping and eating facilities both before and after the security screening area, a bank with bureau de change service and an executive lounge.
  • Cork Airport has a development plan that describes an effective trebling in size of the current airport.
  • The 1990s began with the completion of Phase II of the terminal expansion in 1991, and Phase III being completed in 1992 with the plan being brought to completion in 1994.
  • Because of Cork Airport's relatively low elevation of 502 feet, planes can take off or land at Cork 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.
  • The closest airport to Cork Airport (ORK) is Bantry Aerodrome (BYT), which is located 44 miles (71 kilometers) WSW of ORK.
  • The furthest airport from Cork Airport (ORK) is Ryan's Creek Aerodrome (SZS), which is nearly antipodal to Cork Airport (meaning Cork Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Ryan's Creek Aerodrome), and is located 12,063 miles (19,413 kilometers) away in Stewart Island, New Zealand.
  • Cork Airport handled 2,340,141 passengers last year.
  • On dates yet to be confirmed, the Cork and Shannon Airport Authorities will have the relevant airport assets vested in them and assume full responsibility for the management, development and operation of Cork and Shannon airports respectively.

Map of Nearest Airports from Cork Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Cork Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
144.12 miles (71.01 km) WSWBantry Aerodrome (BYT)Bantry, County Cork, IrelandView Bantry Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Bantry Aerodrome Set BYT as destination Airport Get more information about Bantry Aerodrome
249.79 miles (80.13 km) WNWKerry Airport (KIR)Tralee, County Kerry, IrelandView Kerry Airport on a map View satellite image of Kerry Airport Set KIR as destination Airport Get more information about Kerry Airport
362.22 miles (100.13 km) NNWShannon Airport (SNN)Shannon (County Clare), IrelandView Shannon Airport on a map View satellite image of Shannon Airport Set SNN as destination Airport Get more information about Shannon Airport
464.31 miles (103.50 km) ENEWaterford Airport (WAT)Waterford, IrelandView Waterford Airport on a map View satellite image of Waterford Airport Set WAT as destination Airport Get more information about Waterford Airport
575.39 miles (121.32 km) NEKilkenny Airport (KKY)Kilkenny, IrelandView Kilkenny Airport on a map View satellite image of Kilkenny Airport Set KKY as destination Airport Get more information about Kilkenny Airport
694.79 miles (152.55 km) NNWInisheer Aerodrome (INQ)Inisheer, IrelandView Inisheer Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Inisheer Aerodrome Set INQ as destination Airport Get more information about Inisheer Aerodrome
797.61 miles (157.09 km) NNWInishmaan Aerodrome (IIA)Inishmaan, IrelandView Inishmaan Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Inishmaan Aerodrome Set IIA as destination Airport Get more information about Inishmaan Aerodrome
8100.20 miles (161.26 km) NNWInishmore Aerodrome (IOR)Kilronan, Inishmore, IrelandView Inishmore Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Inishmore Aerodrome Set IOR as destination Airport Get more information about Inishmore Aerodrome
9102.56 miles (165.05 km) NGalway Airport (GWY)Galway, IrelandView Galway Airport on a map View satellite image of Galway Airport Set GWY as destination Airport Get more information about Galway Airport
10104.39 miles (168.00 km) NNWConnemara Airport (NNR)Inverin, IrelandView Connemara Airport on a map View satellite image of Connemara Airport Set NNR as destination Airport Get more information about Connemara Airport
11143.49 miles (230.92 km) NEDublin Airport (DUB)Dublin, IrelandView Dublin Airport on a map View satellite image of Dublin Airport Set DUB as destination Airport Get more information about Dublin Airport
12143.60 miles (231.10 km) NIreland West Airport Knock (NOC)Knock, IrelandView Ireland West Airport Knock on a map View satellite image of Ireland West Airport Knock Set NOC as destination Airport Get more information about Ireland West Airport Knock
13150.69 miles (242.51 km) EHaverfordwest 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
14161.28 miles (259.56 km) SETresco 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
15164.12 miles (264.13 km) SESt 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

Map of Furthest Airports from Cork Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Cork Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,062.63 miles (19,412.88 km) SSERyan'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
212,034.91 miles (19,368.26 km) SSEInvercargill 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
312,023.93 miles (19,350.59 km) SDunedin 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
411,968.48 miles (19,261.35 km) SSEAlexandra 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
511,961.63 miles (19,250.33 km) SOamaru 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
611,948.85 miles (19,229.76 km) SSEQueenstown 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
711,934.11 miles (19,206.04 km) SSEWanaka 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
811,915.77 miles (19,176.52 km) SRichard 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)
911,914.96 miles (19,175.22 km) SSEMilford 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
1011,888.17 miles (19,132.11 km) SAshburton 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
1111,884.87 miles (19,126.80 km) SGlentanner 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
1211,875.30 miles (19,111.40 km) SMount 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
1311,857.79 miles (19,083.21 km) SChristchurch 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
1411,853.75 miles (19,076.71 km) SFox 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
1511,805.66 miles (18,999.32 km) SHokitika Airport (HKK)Hokitika, New ZealandView Hokitika Airport on a map View satellite image of Hokitika Airport Set HKK as destination Airport Get more information about Hokitika Airport