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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):

  • Plymouth City Airport (PLH) currently has only 1 runway.
  • The airport was officially closed by the Sutton Harbour Group on 23 December 2011.
  • No airlines currently operate from Plymouth.
  • The closest airport to Plymouth City Airport (PLH) is Exeter International Airport (EXT), which is located 37 miles (60 kilometers) NE of PLH.
  • Concern has been expressed about operation of the Devon Air Ambulance with the closure of the airport - for example no night flights are allowed at nearby Derriford Hospital.
  • 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.
  • In September 2007 the airport management announced that the second runway might be sold for industrial and residential development.
  • 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Set KBZ as destination Airport Get more information about Kaikoura Aerodrome