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QLA Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: QLA / EGHL
Airport Name: Lasham Airfield
Location: Lasham, England, United Kingdom
GPS Coordinates: 51°11'13"N by 1°2'0"W
Area Served: Lasham, Hampshire, England
Operator/Owner: Lasham Gliding Society
Airport Type: Private
Elevation: 618 feet (188 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Lasham Airfield (QLA):

  • In 1954 Dan-Air established a subsidiary, Dan-Air Engineering, at Lasham Airfield to service its own fleet and aircraft belonging to other operators.
  • A notable operation was by 613 Squadron.
  • LGS's 90+ instructors train new pilots at all stages from Ab initio through to competitive cross-country flying.
  • The closest airport to Lasham Airfield (QLA) is RAF Odiham (ODH), which is located only 5 miles (8 kilometers) NE of QLA.
  • Because of Lasham Airfield's relatively low elevation of 618 feet, planes can take off or land at Lasham Airfield 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.
  • Lasham Airfield (QLA) currently has only 1 runway.
  • The furthest airport from Lasham Airfield (QLA) is Dunedin International Airport (DUD), which is located 11,896 miles (19,145 kilometers) away in Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand.
  • The airfield is now owned by the largest British gliding club, also one of the world's largest, Lasham Gliding Society.
  • Lasham Airfield is located 3.6 miles north-west of Alton in Hampshire, England, in the village of Lasham.
  • In 1999, Lasham Gliding Society completed the purchase from the Ministry of Defence of the freehold to the airfield, making the final payment in 2001.
  • The airfield was constructed in 1942.
  • On the nights preceding and following D-Day, the Mosquitos of 305 and 613 squadrons carried out low level attacks on enemy supply lines and armoured positions in Normandy to assist the allied landing forces.

Map of Nearest Airports from Lasham Airfield:

List of Nearest Airports from Lasham Airfield:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
15.10 miles (8.20 km) NERAF Odiham (ODH)Odiham, United KingdomView RAF Odiham on a map Set ODH as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Odiham
212.41 miles (19.97 km) NEBlackbushe Airport (BBS)Yateley, Hampshire, England, United KingdomView Blackbushe Airport on a map Set BBS as destination Airport Get more information about Blackbushe Airport
312.64 miles (20.34 km) ENEFarnborough Airport (FAB)Farnborough, United KingdomView Farnborough Airport on a map Set FAB as destination Airport Get more information about Farnborough Airport
421.56 miles (34.69 km) SWSouthampton Airport (SOU)Eastleigh (near Southampton), England, United KingdomView Southampton Airport on a map Set SOU as destination Airport Get more information about Southampton Airport
525.60 miles (41.19 km) SSEChichester/Goodwood Airport (QUG)Chichester, England, United KingdomView Chichester/Goodwood Airport on a map Set QUG as destination Airport Get more information about Chichester/Goodwood Airport
629.77 miles (47.92 km) NRAF Benson (BEX)Benson, Oxfordshire, England, United KingdomView RAF Benson on a map Set BEX as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Benson
731.82 miles (51.21 km) NELondon Heathrow Airport (LHR)London, England, United KingdomView London Heathrow Airport on a map Set LHR as destination Airport Get more information about London Heathrow Airport
835.33 miles (56.86 km) SBembridge Airport (BBP)Bembridge, Isle of Wight, United KingdomView Bembridge Airport on a map Set BBP as destination Airport Get more information about Bembridge Airport
935.57 miles (57.25 km) NNERAF High Wycombe (HYC)High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England, United KingdomView RAF High Wycombe on a map Set HYC as destination Airport Get more information about RAF High Wycombe
1036.64 miles (58.96 km) EGatwick Airport (LGW)London, England, United KingdomView Gatwick Airport on a map Set LGW as destination Airport Get more information about Gatwick Airport
1136.65 miles (58.98 km) NERAF Northolt (NHT)Ruislip, England, United KingdomView RAF Northolt on a map Set NHT as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Northolt
1238.79 miles (62.43 km) ERedhill Aerodrome (KRH)Redhill, Surrey, England, United KingdomView Redhill Aerodrome on a map Set KRH as destination Airport Get more information about Redhill Aerodrome
1340.19 miles (64.68 km) SEShoreham Airport (ESH)Lancing, West Sussex, United KingdomView Shoreham Airport on a map Set ESH as destination Airport Get more information about Shoreham Airport
1445.05 miles (72.50 km) SWBournemouth Airport (BOH)Bournemouth, England, United KingdomView Bournemouth Airport on a map Set BOH as destination Airport Get more information about Bournemouth Airport
1545.52 miles (73.26 km) NNWRAF Brize Norton (BZZ)Oxfordshire, England, United KingdomView RAF Brize Norton on a map Set BZZ as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Brize Norton

Map of Furthest Airports from Lasham Airfield:

List of Furthest Airports from Lasham Airfield:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,896.34 miles (19,145.26 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
211,884.40 miles (19,126.04 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
311,874.41 miles (19,109.97 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
411,863.30 miles (19,092.08 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
511,851.24 miles (19,072.67 km) ESEInvercargill Airport (IVC)Invercargill, New ZealandView Invercargill Airport on a map Set IVC as destination Airport Get more information about Invercargill Airport
611,841.16 miles (19,056.45 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)
711,833.21 miles (19,043.65 km) SEAshburton Aerodrome (ASG)Ashburton, New ZealandView Ashburton Aerodrome on a map Set ASG as destination Airport Get more information about Ashburton Aerodrome
811,833.02 miles (19,043.35 km) SEAlexandra Aerodrome (ALR)Alexandra, New ZealandView Alexandra Aerodrome on a map Set ALR as destination Airport Get more information about Alexandra Aerodrome
911,826.09 miles (19,032.19 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
1011,803.90 miles (18,996.49 km) SEWanaka Airport (WKA)Wanaka, New ZealandView Wanaka Airport on a map Set WKA as destination Airport Get more information about Wanaka Airport
1111,802.11 miles (18,993.61 km) SEQueenstown Airport (ZQN)Queenstown, New ZealandView Queenstown Airport on a map Set ZQN as destination Airport Get more information about Queenstown Airport
1211,787.41 miles (18,969.95 km) SEGlentanner Aerodrome (GTN)Mount Cook, New ZealandView Glentanner Aerodrome on a map Set GTN as destination Airport Get more information about Glentanner Aerodrome
1311,780.83 miles (18,959.35 km) SSEKaikoura Aerodrome (KBZ)Kaikoura, New ZealandView Kaikoura Aerodrome on a map Set KBZ as destination Airport Get more information about Kaikoura Aerodrome
1411,779.80 miles (18,957.70 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
1511,759.26 miles (18,924.65 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