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PIK Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: PIK / EGPK
Airport Name: Glasgow-Prestwick Airport
Location: Prestwick (near Glasgow), Scotland, United Kingdom
GPS Coordinates: 55°30'33"N by 4°35'39"W
Area Served: Glasgow, Prestwick, Strathclyde, Scotland
Operator/Owner: Scottish Government
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 65 feet (20 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Glasgow-Prestwick Airport (PIK):

  • The closest airport to Glasgow-Prestwick Airport (PIK) is Glasgow International Airport (GLA), which is located 26 miles (42 kilometers) NNE of PIK.
  • Scottish Aviation built a factory using the original terminal building and hangars at Prestwick, which from 1974 produced such aircraft as the Prestwick Pioneers, and later the Jetstream and Bulldog.
  • Glasgow-Prestwick Airport handled 1,145,836 passengers last year.
  • Since 2007 the airport has occasionally been used by BBC motoring TV show Top Gear as the location for various stunts and experiments.
  • The furthest airport from Glasgow-Prestwick Airport (PIK) is Ryan's Creek Aerodrome (SZS), which is located 11,764 miles (18,932 kilometers) away in Stewart Island, New Zealand.
  • 2009 saw the unit break a new record as they were tasked to 447 call outs.
  • There had been proposed plans drawn up pre-war for the post war years which would have been classed as extremely ambitious, especially in the austere post-war years.
  • However on 21 April 2008, during a BBC Two radio interview with Ken Bruce, theatre impresario and chairman of Everton F.C., Bill Kenwright, said that Elvis actually spent a day in the UK being shown around London by Tommy Steele in 1958.
  • Because of Glasgow-Prestwick Airport's relatively low elevation of 65 feet, planes can take off or land at Glasgow-Prestwick 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.
  • Glasgow-Prestwick Airport (PIK) has 2 runways.

Map of Nearest Airports from Glasgow-Prestwick Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Glasgow-Prestwick Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
125.82 miles (41.56 km) NNEGlasgow International Airport (GLA)Glasgow, Scotland, United KingdomView Glasgow International Airport on a map View satellite image of Glasgow International Airport Set GLA as destination Airport Get more information about Glasgow International Airport
243.11 miles (69.39 km) WCampbeltown Airport (CAL)Campbeltown, Scotland, United KingdomView Campbeltown Airport on a map View satellite image of Campbeltown Airport Set CAL as destination Airport Get more information about Campbeltown Airport
356.45 miles (90.85 km) ENEEdinburgh Airport (EDI)Edinburgh, United KingdomView Edinburgh Airport on a map View satellite image of Edinburgh Airport Set EDI as destination Airport Get more information about Edinburgh Airport
466.11 miles (106.39 km) WIslay Airport (ILY)Islay, Scotland, United KingdomView Islay Airport on a map View satellite image of Islay Airport Set ILY as destination Airport Get more information about Islay Airport
574.41 miles (119.75 km) WNWColonsay Airport (CSA)Colonsay, Inner Hebrides, Scotland, United KingdomView Colonsay Airport on a map View satellite image of Colonsay Airport Set CSA as destination Airport Get more information about Colonsay Airport
679.69 miles (128.24 km) SWGeorge Best Belfast City Airport (BHD)Belfast, Northern Ireland, United KingdomView George Best Belfast City Airport on a map View satellite image of George Best Belfast City Airport Set BHD as destination Airport Get more information about George Best Belfast City Airport
779.81 miles (128.45 km) NEPerth Airport (PSL)Perth, Scotland, United KingdomView Perth Airport on a map View satellite image of Perth Airport Set PSL as destination Airport Get more information about Perth Airport
880.69 miles (129.86 km) ESECarlisle Lake District Airport (CAX)Carlisle, England, United KingdomView Carlisle Lake District Airport on a map View satellite image of Carlisle Lake District Airport Set CAX as destination Airport Get more information about Carlisle Lake District Airport
987.04 miles (140.08 km) SWBelfast International Airport (BFS)Belfast, Northern Ireland, United KingdomView Belfast International Airport on a map View satellite image of Belfast International Airport Set BFS as destination Airport Get more information about Belfast International Airport
1089.00 miles (143.24 km) NEDundee Airport (DND)Dundee, Scotland, United KingdomView Dundee Airport on a map View satellite image of Dundee Airport Set DND as destination Airport Get more information about Dundee Airport
1189.55 miles (144.12 km) NERAF Leuchars (ADX)St Andrews, Scotland, United KingdomView RAF Leuchars on a map View satellite image of RAF Leuchars Set ADX as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Leuchars
1298.54 miles (158.59 km) SIsle of Man Airport (IOM)Ronaldsway, Isle of Man, United KingdomView Isle of Man Airport on a map View satellite image of Isle of Man Airport Set IOM as destination Airport Get more information about Isle of Man Airport
13106.06 miles (170.69 km) WSWCity of Derry Airport (LDY)Derry, Northern Ireland, United KingdomView City of Derry Airport on a map View satellite image of City of Derry Airport Set LDY as destination Airport Get more information about City of Derry Airport
14108.58 miles (174.74 km) NWColl Island Airport (COL)Coll, Scotland, United KingdomView Coll Island Airport on a map View satellite image of Coll Island Airport Set COL as destination Airport Get more information about Coll Island Airport
15109.05 miles (175.50 km) SSEBarrow/Walney Island Airport (BWF)Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England, United KingdomView Barrow/Walney Island Airport on a map View satellite image of Barrow/Walney Island Airport Set BWF as destination Airport Get more information about Barrow/Walney Island Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Glasgow-Prestwick Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Glasgow-Prestwick Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,763.97 miles (18,932.22 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
211,737.39 miles (18,889.45 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
311,737.18 miles (18,889.12 km) SSEDunedin 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
411,684.31 miles (18,804.04 km) SSEOamaru 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
511,677.93 miles (18,793.76 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
611,655.46 miles (18,757.60 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
711,643.86 miles (18,738.93 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
811,640.83 miles (18,734.06 km) SSERichard 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)
911,619.13 miles (18,699.12 km) SSEAshburton 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
1011,619.04 miles (18,698.98 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
1111,601.77 miles (18,671.19 km) SSEGlentanner 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
1211,596.53 miles (18,662.77 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
1311,592.50 miles (18,656.28 km) SSEMount 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
1411,570.67 miles (18,621.14 km) SSEFox 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
1511,551.71 miles (18,590.63 km) SSWChatham 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