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QFO Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: QFO / EGSU
Airport Names:
  1. Duxford Aerodrome
  2. Royal Air Force Station Duxford
  3. USAAF Station 357
Location: Duxford, England, United Kingdom
GPS Coordinates: 52°5'26"N by 0°7'54"E
Area Served: Imperial War Museum Duxford
Operator/Owner: Imperial War Museum & Cambridgeshire County Council
Airport Type: Private-owned, Public-use
Elevation: 125 feet (38 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Duxford Aerodrome (QFO):

  • The furthest airport from Duxford Aerodrome (QFO) is Chatham Islands (CHT), which is located 11,843 miles (19,060 kilometers) away in Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New Zealand.
  • Duxford airfield was assigned to the United States Army Air Forces in 1943 and then became known by the USAAF as "Station 357 ".
  • In addition to being known as "Duxford Aerodrome", other names for QFO include "Royal Air Force Station Duxford" and "USAAF Station 357".
  • Because of Duxford Aerodrome's relatively low elevation of 125 feet, planes can take off or land at Duxford Aerodrome 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 airfield is owned by the Imperial War Museum and is the site of the Imperial War Museum Duxford and the American Air Museum.
  • The 350th Fighter Group was activated at Duxford on 1 October 1942 by special authority granted to the Eighth Air Force with a nucleus of P-39 Airacobra pilots with the intention of providing a ground attack fighter organisation for the Twelfth Air Force in the forthcoming Operation Torch,.
  • On average sixty Spitfires and Hurricanes were dispersed around Duxford and RAF Fowlmere every day.
  • The 78th Fighter Group received a Distinguished Unit Citation for activities connected with Operation Market-Garden, the airborne attack on the Netherlands, in September 1944 when the group covered troop carrier and bombardment operations and carried out strafing and dive-bombing missions.
  • In recognition of the efforts, achievements and sacrifices made by the squadrons and airmen during the Battle of Britain, the "gate guard" aircraft on display at the entrance gate to IWM Duxford is a Hawker Hurricane II, squadron code WX-E of No.302 Squadron, Serial No.
  • Duxford Aerodrome (QFO) has 2 runways.
  • The closest airport to Duxford Aerodrome (QFO) is Cambridge International Airport (CBG), which is located only 8 miles (13 kilometers) NNE of QFO.

Map of Nearest Airports from Duxford Aerodrome:

List of Nearest Airports from Duxford Aerodrome:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
18.10 miles (13.03 km) NNECambridge International Airport (CBG)Cambridge, England, United KingdomView Cambridge International Airport on a map Set CBG as destination Airport Get more information about Cambridge International Airport
214.88 miles (23.95 km) SSELondon Stansted Airport (STN)Essex (near London), England, United KingdomView London Stansted Airport on a map Set STN as destination Airport Get more information about London Stansted Airport
317.84 miles (28.70 km) ESEMDPGA Wethersfield (WXF)Braintree, England, United KingdomView MDPGA Wethersfield on a map Set WXF as destination Airport Get more information about MDPGA Wethersfield
424.02 miles (38.65 km) NERAF Mildenhall (MHZ)Mildenhall, Suffolk, England, United KingdomView RAF Mildenhall on a map Set MHZ as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Mildenhall
524.08 miles (38.75 km) NWRAF AlconburyUSAAF Station 102 (AYH)Alconbury, England, United KingdomView RAF AlconburyUSAAF Station 102 on a map Set AYH as destination Airport Get more information about RAF AlconburyUSAAF Station 102
626.00 miles (41.85 km) SWLondon Luton Airport (LTN)Luton (near London), England, United KingdomView London Luton Airport on a map Set LTN as destination Airport Get more information about London Luton Airport
727.75 miles (44.66 km) SWHatfield Aerodrome (HTF)Hatfield, Hertfordshire, England, United KingdomView Hatfield Aerodrome on a map Set HTF as destination Airport Get more information about Hatfield Aerodrome
828.36 miles (45.63 km) NERAF Lakenheath (LKZ)Lakenheath, England, United KingdomView RAF Lakenheath on a map Set LKZ as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Lakenheath
932.23 miles (51.87 km) ENERAF Honington USAAF Station 375 (BEQ)Bury St. Edmunds, England, United KingdomView RAF Honington USAAF Station 375 on a map Set BEQ as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Honington USAAF Station 375
1038.05 miles (61.23 km) WMilton Keynes Airport (KYN)Milton Keynes, England, United KingdomView Milton Keynes Airport on a map Set KYN as destination Airport Get more information about Milton Keynes Airport
1140.59 miles (65.32 km) SLondon City Airport (LCY)London, England, United KingdomView London City Airport on a map Set LCY as destination Airport Get more information about London City Airport
1241.87 miles (67.38 km) WNWSywell Aerodrome (ORM)Northampton / Peterborough, United KingdomView Sywell Aerodrome on a map Set ORM as destination Airport Get more information about Sywell Aerodrome
1342.37 miles (68.20 km) NNERAF Marham (KNF)Marham, Norfolk, East Anglia, United KingdomView RAF Marham on a map Set KNF as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Marham
1443.22 miles (69.56 km) SELondon Southend Airport (SEN)Southend, Essex (near London) United KingdomView London Southend Airport on a map Set SEN as destination Airport Get more information about London Southend Airport
1543.96 miles (70.75 km) SSWRAF Northolt (NHT)Ruislip, England, United KingdomView RAF Northolt on a map Set NHT as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Northolt

Map of Furthest Airports from Duxford Aerodrome:

List of Furthest Airports from Duxford Aerodrome:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,843.45 miles (19,060.14 km) SSWChatham Islands (CHT)Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New ZealandView Chatham Islands on a map Set CHT as destination Airport Get more information about Chatham Islands
211,818.15 miles (19,019.42 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
311,794.71 miles (18,981.71 km) SEOamaru Airport (OAM)Oamaru, North Otago, New ZealandView Oamaru Airport on a map Set OAM as destination Airport Get more information about Oamaru Airport
411,789.90 miles (18,973.96 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
511,776.25 miles (18,951.99 km) ESEInvercargill Airport (IVC)Invercargill, New ZealandView Invercargill Airport on a map Set IVC as destination Airport Get more information about Invercargill Airport
611,761.22 miles (18,927.81 km) SERichard 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)
711,754.69 miles (18,917.30 km) SEAlexandra Aerodrome (ALR)Alexandra, New ZealandView Alexandra Aerodrome on a map Set ALR as destination Airport Get more information about Alexandra Aerodrome
811,753.28 miles (18,915.02 km) SEAshburton Aerodrome (ASG)Ashburton, New ZealandView Ashburton Aerodrome on a map Set ASG as destination Airport Get more information about Ashburton Aerodrome
911,746.54 miles (18,904.18 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
1011,725.16 miles (18,869.77 km) SEWanaka Airport (WKA)Wanaka, New ZealandView Wanaka Airport on a map Set WKA as destination Airport Get more information about Wanaka Airport
1111,724.14 miles (18,868.12 km) SEQueenstown Airport (ZQN)Queenstown, New ZealandView Queenstown Airport on a map Set ZQN as destination Airport Get more information about Queenstown Airport
1211,707.65 miles (18,841.59 km) SEGlentanner Aerodrome (GTN)Mount Cook, New ZealandView Glentanner Aerodrome on a map Set GTN as destination Airport Get more information about Glentanner Aerodrome
1311,702.83 miles (18,833.83 km) SSEKaikoura Aerodrome (KBZ)Kaikoura, New ZealandView Kaikoura Aerodrome on a map Set KBZ as destination Airport Get more information about Kaikoura Aerodrome
1411,699.99 miles (18,829.27 km) SEMount 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
1511,679.41 miles (18,796.13 km) SEFox 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