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QRA Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: QRA / FAGM
Airport Name: Rand Airport
Location: Johannesburg, South Africa
GPS Coordinates: 26°14'32"S by 28°9'3"E
Operator/Owner: Rand Airport Management Company (Pty) Ltd.
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 5,482 feet (1,671 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Rand Airport (QRA):

  • The airport was officially opened on 21 December 1931 owned jointly by the Germiston City Council, the Rand Gold Refinery and Elandsfontein Estates.
  • Rand Airport (QRA) has 2 runways.
  • The recently upgraded fire station.
  • Because of Rand Airport's high elevation of 5,482 feet, planes must typically fly at a faster airspeed in order to takeoff or land at QRA. Combined with a high temperature, this could make QRA a "Hot & High" airport, where the air density is lower than it would otherwise be at sea level.
  • The furthest airport from Rand Airport (QRA) is Hana Airport (HNM), which is located 11,977 miles (19,275 kilometers) away in Hana, Hawaii, United States.
  • The closest airport to Rand Airport (QRA) is O. R. Tambo International Airport (JNB), which is located only 9 miles (15 kilometers) NE of QRA.
  • The airport is also home to the Flying Lions Aerobatic Team.

Map of Nearest Airports from Rand Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Rand Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
19.26 miles (14.90 km) NEO. R. Tambo International Airport (JNB)Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaView O. R. Tambo International Airport on a map Set JNB as destination Airport Get more information about O. R. Tambo International Airport
217.71 miles (28.50 km) NGrand Central Airport (GCJ)Johannesburg, South AfricaView Grand Central Airport on a map Set GCJ as destination Airport Get more information about Grand Central Airport
323.65 miles (38.05 km) SEHeidelberg Airport (HDB)Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, GermanyView Heidelberg Airport on a map Set HDB as destination Airport Get more information about Heidelberg Airport
425.22 miles (40.58 km) NNWLanseria International Airport (HLA)Lanseria, South AfricaView Lanseria International Airport on a map Set HLA as destination Airport Get more information about Lanseria International Airport
540.94 miles (65.89 km) NWonderboom Airport (PRY)Pretoria, South AfricaView Wonderboom Airport on a map Set PRY as destination Airport Get more information about Wonderboom Airport
687.43 miles (140.70 km) NWPilanesberg International Airport (NTY)Pilanesberg, South AfricaView Pilanesberg International Airport on a map Set NTY as destination Airport Get more information about Pilanesberg International Airport
7164.61 miles (264.91 km) WMafikeng Airport (MBD)Mmabatho, South AfricaView Mafikeng Airport on a map Set MBD as destination Airport Get more information about Mafikeng Airport
8168.01 miles (270.39 km) WNWLobatse Airport (LOQ)Lobatse, BotswanaView Lobatse Airport on a map Set LOQ as destination Airport Get more information about Lobatse Airport
9180.65 miles (290.72 km) SLeribe Airport (LRB)Leribe, LesothoView Leribe Airport on a map Set LRB as destination Airport Get more information about Leribe Airport
10181.68 miles (292.39 km) NWSir Seretse Khama International Airport (GBE)Gaborone, BotswanaView Sir Seretse Khama International Airport on a map Set GBE as destination Airport Get more information about Sir Seretse Khama International Airport
11184.75 miles (297.32 km) NNEPolokwane International Airport (PTG)Polokwane, South AfricaView Polokwane International Airport on a map Set PTG as destination Airport Get more information about Polokwane International Airport
12189.05 miles (304.24 km) SSELadysmith Airport (LAY)Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal, South AfricaView Ladysmith Airport on a map Set LAY as destination Airport Get more information about Ladysmith Airport
13193.11 miles (310.78 km) ENEKruger Mpumalanga International Airport (MQP)Nelspruit, South AfricaView Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport on a map Set MQP as destination Airport Get more information about Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport
14196.36 miles (316.01 km) EMatsapha Airport (MTS)Manzini, SwazilandView Matsapha Airport on a map Set MTS as destination Airport Get more information about Matsapha Airport
15217.41 miles (349.89 km) SSEMokhotlong Airport (MKH)Mokhotlong, LesothoView Mokhotlong Airport on a map Set MKH as destination Airport Get more information about Mokhotlong Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Rand Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Rand Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,977.24 miles (19,275.45 km) NEHana Airport (HNM)Hana, Hawaii, United StatesView Hana Airport on a map Set HNM as destination Airport Get more information about Hana Airport
211,967.32 miles (19,259.48 km) NEKahului Airport (OGG)Kahului, Hawaii, United StatesView Kahului Airport on a map Set OGG as destination Airport Get more information about Kahului Airport
311,961.61 miles (19,250.29 km) NEKalaupapa Airport (LUP)Kalaupapa, Hawaii, United StatesView Kalaupapa Airport on a map Set LUP as destination Airport Get more information about Kalaupapa Airport
411,961.15 miles (19,249.56 km) NEKapalua Airport (JHM)Lahaina, Hawaii, United StatesView Kapalua Airport on a map Set JHM as destination Airport Get more information about Kapalua Airport
511,953.31 miles (19,236.94 km) NEMolokai Airport (MKK)Kaunakakai, Hawaii, United StatesView Molokai Airport on a map Set MKK as destination Airport Get more information about Molokai Airport
611,951.72 miles (19,234.39 km) NNEUpolu Airport (UPP)Hawi, Hawaii, United StatesView Upolu Airport on a map Set UPP as destination Airport Get more information about Upolu Airport
711,942.40 miles (19,219.39 km) NNEHilo International Airport (ITO)Hilo, Hawaii, United StatesView Hilo International Airport on a map Set ITO as destination Airport Get more information about Hilo International Airport
811,942.08 miles (19,218.86 km) NNEWaimea-Kohala Airport (MUE)Kamuela, Hawaii, United StatesView Waimea-Kohala Airport on a map Set MUE as destination Airport Get more information about Waimea-Kohala Airport
911,940.28 miles (19,215.97 km) NELanai Airport (LNY)Lanai City, Hawaii, United StatesView Lanai Airport on a map Set LNY as destination Airport Get more information about Lanai Airport
1011,930.76 miles (19,200.65 km) NNEPōhakuloa Training Area (BSF)Camp Pohakuloa, Hawaii, United StatesView Pōhakuloa Training Area on a map Set BSF as destination Airport Get more information about Pōhakuloa Training Area
1111,926.00 miles (19,192.98 km) NEWheeler AAF (HHI)Wahiawa, Hawaii, United StatesView Wheeler AAF on a map Set HHI as destination Airport Get more information about Wheeler AAF
1211,923.92 miles (19,189.64 km) NEHonolulu International Airport (HNL)Honolulu, Hawaii, United StatesView Honolulu International Airport on a map Set HNL as destination Airport Get more information about Honolulu International Airport
1311,923.92 miles (19,189.64 km) NEHickam Field (HIK)Honolulu, Hawaii, United StatesView Hickam Field on a map Set HIK as destination Airport Get more information about Hickam Field
1411,922.58 miles (19,187.48 km) NEDillingham Airfield (HDH)Mokuleia, Hawaii, United StatesView Dillingham Airfield on a map Set HDH as destination Airport Get more information about Dillingham Airfield
1511,916.37 miles (19,177.49 km) NEKalaeloa Airport (NAX)Kapolei, Hawaii, United StatesView Kalaeloa Airport on a map Set NAX as destination Airport Get more information about Kalaeloa Airport