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QIE Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: QIE / LFMI
Airport Names:
  1. Istres-Le Tubé Air Base
  2. Base aérienne 125 Istres (BA 125)Advanced Landing Ground (ALG) Y-17
Location: Istres, France
GPS Coordinates: 43°31'27"N by 4°56'30"E
Operator/Owner: Government of France
Airport Type: Military
Elevation: 162 feet (49 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Istres-Le Tubé Air Base (QIE):

  • Istres-Le Tubé Air Base is a large multi-role tasked French Air Force base located near Istres, northwest of Marseille, France.
  • The furthest airport from Istres-Le Tubé Air Base (QIE) is Chatham Islands (CHT), which is nearly antipodal to Istres-Le Tubé Air Base (meaning Istres-Le Tubé Air Base is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Chatham Islands), and is located 12,364 miles (19,898 kilometers) away in Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New Zealand.
  • C135FR "GRV 093 Bretagne"
  • In addition to being known as "Istres-Le Tubé Air Base", another name for QIE is "Base aérienne 125 Istres (BA 125)Advanced Landing Ground (ALG) Y-17".
  • Istres-Le Tubé Air Base (QIE) currently has only 1 runway.
  • Because of Istres-Le Tubé Air Base's relatively low elevation of 162 feet, planes can take off or land at Istres-Le Tubé Air Base 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.
  • Mirage 2000 "escadron Limousin"
  • The closest airport to Istres-Le Tubé Air Base (QIE) is Marseille Provence Airport (MRS), which is located only 15 miles (24 kilometers) ESE of QIE.

Map of Nearest Airports from Istres-Le Tubé Air Base:

List of Nearest Airports from Istres-Le Tubé Air Base:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
114.99 miles (24.12 km) ESEMarseille Provence Airport (MRS)Marseille, FranceView Marseille Provence Airport on a map Set MRS as destination Airport Get more information about Marseille Provence Airport
221.36 miles (34.38 km) EAix-en-Provence Aerodrome (QXB)Aix-en-Provence / Les Milles, FranceView Aix-en-Provence Aerodrome on a map Set QXB as destination Airport Get more information about Aix-en-Provence Aerodrome
326.48 miles (42.62 km) NAvignon - Caumont Airport (AVN)Avignon, FranceView Avignon - Caumont Airport on a map Set AVN as destination Airport Get more information about Avignon - Caumont Airport
430.81 miles (49.58 km) WNWNîmes-Alès-Camargue-Cévennes Airport (FNI)Nîmes-Arles-Camargue, FranceView Nîmes-Alès-Camargue-Cévennes Airport on a map Set FNI as destination Airport Get more information about Nîmes-Alès-Camargue-Cévennes Airport
542.69 miles (68.70 km) NOrange-Caritat Air Base (BA 115) (XOG)Orange, FranceView Orange-Caritat Air Base (BA 115) on a map Set XOG as destination Airport Get more information about Orange-Caritat Air Base (BA 115)
649.14 miles (79.08 km) WMontpellier–Méditerranée Airport (MPL)Montpellier, FranceView Montpellier–Méditerranée Airport on a map Set MPL as destination Airport Get more information about Montpellier–Méditerranée Airport
767.36 miles (108.41 km) ESEToulon–Hyères Airport (TLN)Toulon, FranceView Toulon–Hyères Airport on a map Set TLN as destination Airport Get more information about Toulon–Hyères Airport
880.45 miles (129.48 km) ESELa Môle – Saint-Tropez Airport (LTT)La Môle / Saint-Tropez, FranceView La Môle – Saint-Tropez Airport on a map Set LTT as destination Airport Get more information about La Môle – Saint-Tropez Airport
980.91 miles (130.21 km) WBéziers Cap d'Agde Airport (BZR)Béziers, FranceView Béziers Cap d'Agde Airport on a map Set BZR as destination Airport Get more information about Béziers Cap d'Agde Airport
1096.13 miles (154.70 km) NValence - Chabeuil Airport (VAF)Valence, FranceView Valence - Chabeuil Airport on a map Set VAF as destination Airport Get more information about Valence - Chabeuil Airport
11100.81 miles (162.24 km) ECannes - Mandelieu Airport (CEQ)Cannes, FranceView Cannes - Mandelieu Airport on a map Set CEQ as destination Airport Get more information about Cannes - Mandelieu Airport
12102.14 miles (164.37 km) NEBarcelonnette - Saint-Pons Airport (BAE)Barcelonnette / Saint-Pons, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, FranceView Barcelonnette - Saint-Pons Airport on a map Set BAE as destination Airport Get more information about Barcelonnette - Saint-Pons Airport
13114.17 miles (183.74 km) ENice Côte d'Azur Airport (NCE)Nice, FranceView Nice Côte d'Azur Airport on a map Set NCE as destination Airport Get more information about Nice Côte d'Azur Airport
14117.63 miles (189.31 km) WSWPerpignan – Rivesaltes Airport (PGF)Perpignan, FranceView Perpignan – Rivesaltes Airport on a map Set PGF as destination Airport Get more information about Perpignan – Rivesaltes Airport
15121.91 miles (196.20 km) NNEAlpe d'Huez Airport (AHZ)Alpe d'Huez, FranceView Alpe d'Huez Airport on a map Set AHZ as destination Airport Get more information about Alpe d'Huez Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Istres-Le Tubé Air Base:

List of Furthest Airports from Istres-Le Tubé Air Base:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,364.15 miles (19,898.13 km) ESEChatham Islands (CHT)Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New ZealandView Chatham Islands on a map Set CHT as destination Airport Get more information about Chatham Islands
211,942.89 miles (19,220.16 km) SEGisborne Airport (GIS)Gisborne, New ZealandView Gisborne Airport on a map Set GIS as destination Airport Get more information about Gisborne Airport
311,934.22 miles (19,206.22 km) ESEHawke's Bay Airport (NPE)Napier, New ZealandView Hawke's Bay Airport on a map Set NPE as destination Airport Get more information about Hawke's Bay Airport
411,929.54 miles (19,198.68 km) ESEHood Aerodrome (MRO)Masterton, New ZealandView Hood Aerodrome on a map Set MRO as destination Airport Get more information about Hood Aerodrome
511,909.19 miles (19,165.94 km) ESEPalmerston North Airport (PMR)Palmerston North, New ZealandView Palmerston North Airport on a map Set PMR as destination Airport Get more information about Palmerston North Airport
611,898.40 miles (19,148.57 km) ESEWellington International Airport (WLG)Wellington, New ZealandView Wellington International Airport on a map Set WLG as destination Airport Get more information about Wellington International Airport
711,896.71 miles (19,145.85 km) ESEKapiti Coast Airport (PPQ)Paraparaumu Beach, New ZealandView Kapiti Coast Airport on a map Set PPQ as destination Airport Get more information about Kapiti Coast Airport
811,870.08 miles (19,103.00 km) ESETaupo AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Taupō (TUO)Taupo, New ZealandView Taupo AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Taupō on a map Set TUO as destination Airport Get more information about Taupo AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Taupō
911,869.92 miles (19,102.74 km) ESEWanganui Airport (WAG)Wanganui, New ZealandView Wanganui Airport on a map Set WAG as destination Airport Get more information about Wanganui Airport
1011,865.80 miles (19,096.11 km) SEWhakatane Airport (WHK)Whakatane, New ZealandView Whakatane Airport on a map Set WHK as destination Airport Get more information about Whakatane Airport
1111,859.01 miles (19,085.18 km) EKaikoura Aerodrome (KBZ)Kaikoura, New ZealandView Kaikoura Aerodrome on a map Set KBZ as destination Airport Get more information about Kaikoura Aerodrome
1211,856.70 miles (19,081.47 km) EWoodbourne Airport (BHE)Blenheim, New ZealandView Woodbourne Airport on a map Set BHE as destination Airport Get more information about Woodbourne Airport
1311,851.38 miles (19,072.90 km) SERotorua International Airport (ROT)Rotorua, New ZealandView Rotorua International Airport on a map Set ROT as destination Airport Get more information about Rotorua International Airport
1411,825.96 miles (19,031.99 km) SETauranga Airport (TRG)Tauranga, New ZealandView Tauranga Airport on a map Set TRG as destination Airport Get more information about Tauranga Airport
1511,820.02 miles (19,022.43 km) ENelson AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Whakatū (NSN)Nelson, New ZealandView Nelson AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Whakatū on a map Set NSN as destination Airport Get more information about Nelson AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Whakatū