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PLH Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: PLH / EGHD
Airport Name: Plymouth City Airport
Location: Plymouth, United Kingdom
GPS Coordinates: 50°25'22"N by 4°6'20"W
Area Served: Plymouth
Operator/Owner: Plymouth City Council
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 476 feet (145 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Plymouth City Airport (PLH):

  • On 24 August 2009, Runway 06/24 was closed.
  • The closest airport to Plymouth City Airport (PLH) is Exeter International Airport (EXT), which is located 37 miles (60 kilometers) NE of PLH.
  • Plymouth City Airport (PLH) currently has only 1 runway.
  • Further support for the continued use of the airport came in February 2008 when Air Southwest and the Plymouth Chamber of Commerce & Industry announced the results of an air travel survey aimed at over 200 businesses in Plymouth.
  • In 2009, 157,933 passengers passed through the airport, a sharp increase of 34.0% on the 2008 total of 117,823 making Plymouth one of the few UK airports experiencing significant growth during the period.
  • Plymouth City Airport was an airport located within the City of Plymouth 3.5 NM north northeast of the city centre in Devon, England at Roborough.
  • Because of Plymouth City Airport's relatively low elevation of 476 feet, planes can take off or land at Plymouth City 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 furthest airport from Plymouth City Airport (PLH) is Dunedin International Airport (DUD), which is nearly antipodal to Plymouth City Airport (meaning Plymouth City Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Dunedin International Airport), and is located 12,030 miles (19,361 kilometers) away in Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand.
  • The airport was officially closed by the Sutton Harbour Group on 23 December 2011.
  • Plymouth City Airport handled 157,933 passengers last year.

Map of Nearest Airports from Plymouth City Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Plymouth City Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
137.22 miles (59.90 km) NEExeter International Airport (EXT)Exeter, United KingdomView Exeter International Airport on a map View satellite image of Exeter International Airport Set EXT as destination Airport Get more information about Exeter International Airport
239.17 miles (63.03 km) WNewquay Cornwall Airport (NQY)Newquay, England, United KingdomView Newquay Cornwall Airport on a map View satellite image of Newquay Cornwall Airport Set NQY as destination Airport Get more information about Newquay Cornwall Airport
372.56 miles (116.78 km) WSWLand's End Airport (LEQ)Land's End, Cornwall, England, United KingdomView Land's End Airport on a map View satellite image of Land's End Airport Set LEQ as destination Airport Get more information about Land's End Airport
473.86 miles (118.86 km) NNEMoD St Athan (DGX)St Athan, Wales, United KingdomView MoD St Athan on a map View satellite image of MoD St Athan Set DGX as destination Airport Get more information about MoD St Athan
575.04 miles (120.77 km) NNECardiff Airport (CWL)Cardiff, Wales, United KingdomView Cardiff Airport on a map View satellite image of Cardiff Airport Set CWL as destination Airport Get more information about Cardiff Airport
681.72 miles (131.51 km) NSwansea Airport (SWS)Swansea, Wales, United KingdomView Swansea Airport on a map View satellite image of Swansea Airport Set SWS as destination Airport Get more information about Swansea Airport
789.72 miles (144.39 km) NEBristol Airport (BRS)Bristol, England, United KingdomView Bristol Airport on a map View satellite image of Bristol Airport Set BRS as destination Airport Get more information about Bristol Airport
895.57 miles (153.81 km) SEGuernsey Airport (GCI)Guernsey, Channel Islands, United KingdomView Guernsey Airport on a map View satellite image of Guernsey Airport Set GCI as destination Airport Get more information about Guernsey Airport
997.39 miles (156.73 km) ESEAlderney Airport (ACI)Alderney, Channel Islands, United KingdomView Alderney Airport on a map View satellite image of Alderney Airport Set ACI as destination Airport Get more information about Alderney Airport
10100.35 miles (161.49 km) NEBristol Filton Airport (FZO)Filton, Bristol, United KingdomView Bristol Filton Airport on a map View satellite image of Bristol Filton Airport Set FZO as destination Airport Get more information about Bristol Filton Airport
11102.27 miles (164.60 km) ENEBournemouth Airport (BOH)Bournemouth, England, United KingdomView Bournemouth Airport on a map View satellite image of Bournemouth Airport Set BOH as destination Airport Get more information about Bournemouth Airport
12102.94 miles (165.66 km) WSWSt 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
13103.83 miles (167.10 km) WSWTresco 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
14104.26 miles (167.79 km) NNWHaverfordwest 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
15118.50 miles (190.71 km) NERAF Lyneham (LYE)Wiltshire, England, United KingdomView RAF Lyneham on a map View satellite image of RAF Lyneham Set LYE as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Lyneham

Map of Furthest Airports from Plymouth City Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Plymouth City Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,030.45 miles (19,361.09 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
212,006.20 miles (19,322.05 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
311,998.81 miles (19,310.16 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
411,992.59 miles (19,300.16 km) SEInvercargill 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
511,966.88 miles (19,258.78 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
611,961.06 miles (19,249.41 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)
711,947.14 miles (19,227.00 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
811,937.36 miles (19,211.27 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
911,936.06 miles (19,209.18 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
1011,932.33 miles (19,203.18 km) SSEChristchurch 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
1111,911.75 miles (19,170.06 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
1211,903.46 miles (19,156.71 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
1311,893.35 miles (19,140.45 km) SEMilford 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
1411,882.15 miles (19,122.42 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
1511,873.60 miles (19,108.66 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