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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):

  • Duxford was the initial home of the 5th Air Defense Wing which arrived from Norfolk Municipal Airport, Virginia on 3 July 1943.
  • 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".
  • The closest airport to Duxford Aerodrome (QFO) is Cambridge International Airport (CBG), which is located only 8 miles (13 kilometers) NNE of QFO.
  • In 1936 Flight Lieutenant Frank Whittle, who was studying at Cambridge University, flew regularly from Duxford as a member of the Cambridge University Air Squadron.
  • 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 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 Aerodrome (QFO) has 2 runways.
  • In addition to other operations, the 78th participated in the intensive campaign against the German Air Force and aircraft industry during Big Week, 20–25 February 1944 and helped to prepare the way for the invasion of France.

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 View satellite image of Cambridge International Airport 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 View satellite image of London Stansted Airport 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 View satellite image of MDPGA Wethersfield 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 View satellite image of RAF Mildenhall 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 View satellite image of RAF AlconburyUSAAF Station 102 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 View satellite image of London Luton Airport 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 View satellite image of Hatfield Aerodrome 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 View satellite image of RAF Lakenheath 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 View satellite image of RAF Honington USAAF Station 375 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 View satellite image of Milton Keynes Airport 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 View satellite image of London City Airport 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 View satellite image of Sywell Aerodrome 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 View satellite image of RAF Marham 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 View satellite image of London Southend Airport 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 View satellite image of RAF Northolt 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 View satellite image of Chatham Islands 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 View satellite image of Dunedin International Airport 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 View satellite image of Oamaru Airport 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 View satellite image of Ryan's Creek Aerodrome 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 View satellite image of Invercargill Airport 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 View satellite image of Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) 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 View satellite image of Alexandra Aerodrome 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 View satellite image of Ashburton Aerodrome 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 View satellite image of Christchurch International Airport 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 View satellite image of Wanaka Airport 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 View satellite image of Queenstown Airport 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 View satellite image of Glentanner Aerodrome 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 View satellite image of Kaikoura Aerodrome 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 View satellite image of Mount Cook Airport 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 View satellite image of Fox Glacier Aerodrome Set FGL as destination Airport Get more information about Fox Glacier Aerodrome