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QTJ Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: QTJ / LFOR
Airport Names:
  1. Chartres - Champhol Aerodrome
  2. Aérodrome de Chartres - Champhol
  3. Advanced Landing Ground (ALG) A-40
Location: Chartres, France
GPS Coordinates: 48°27'32"N by 1°31'26"E
Area Served: Chartres / Champhol, France
Operator/Owner: Chartres Métropole
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 509 feet (155 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Chartres - Champhol Aerodrome (QTJ):

  • The furthest airport from Chartres - Champhol Aerodrome (QTJ) is Chatham Islands (CHT), which is nearly antipodal to Chartres - Champhol Aerodrome (meaning Chartres - Champhol Aerodrome is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Chatham Islands), and is located 12,101 miles (19,475 kilometers) away in Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New Zealand.
  • Just prior to the D-Day landings in Normandy, additional attacks were made on the airfield by B-26 Marauder medium bombers of the IX Bomber Command 322d Bombardment Group during May 1944.
  • Even if it was a huge part of its History, Chartres airfield was not only a German or an American one.
  • Chartres - Champhol Aerodrome (QTJ) has 2 runways.
  • The Chartres area was heavily attacked on several missions by United States Army Air Force Eighth Air Force bombers in 1943 and 1944 and the airport was singularly attacked on 15 September 1943 by 22 B-24 Liberators of the 44th Bombardment Group.
  • KG 100, KG 53, KG 66 were all night bombardment units that engaged in operations over England.
  • What appears to be hangars are on the north side of the airport, about 200m north of the runway, and unconnected with the current airport were probably part of the former military airfield.
  • The facility was a military field, prior to 1870, dedicated to cavalry.
  • In addition to being known as "Chartres - Champhol Aerodrome", other names for QTJ include "Aérodrome de Chartres - Champhol" and "Advanced Landing Ground (ALG) A-40".
  • The closest airport to Chartres - Champhol Aerodrome (QTJ) is Toussus-le-Noble Airport (TNF), which is located 33 miles (54 kilometers) NE of QTJ.
  • A this time, the airfield was opened to civil planes, as well.
  • It remains an important Air Force Base after 1953, included technical Units, a military training center and a broadcasting station.
  • Because of Chartres - Champhol Aerodrome's relatively low elevation of 509 feet, planes can take off or land at Chartres - Champhol 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.

Map of Nearest Airports from Chartres - Champhol Aerodrome:

List of Nearest Airports from Chartres - Champhol Aerodrome:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
133.41 miles (53.76 km) NEToussus-le-Noble Airport (TNF)Toussus-le-Noble, FranceView Toussus-le-Noble Airport on a map Set TNF as destination Airport Get more information about Toussus-le-Noble Airport
234.34 miles (55.27 km) SSEOrléans - Bricy Air Base (ORE)Orléans, FranceView Orléans - Bricy Air Base on a map Set ORE as destination Airport Get more information about Orléans - Bricy Air Base
341.73 miles (67.16 km) NNWBase Aérienne 105 Évreux (BA 105)Évreux-Fauville Air BaseAdvanced Landing Ground (ALG) B-28 (EVX)Évreux / Fauville, FranceView Base Aérienne 105 Évreux (BA 105)Évreux-Fauville Air BaseAdvanced Landing Ground (ALG) B-28 on a map Set EVX as destination Airport Get more information about Base Aérienne 105 Évreux (BA 105)Évreux-Fauville Air BaseAdvanced Landing Ground (ALG) B-28
443.16 miles (69.45 km) ENEParis Orly Airport (ORY)Paris-Orly, Paris, FranceView Paris Orly Airport on a map Set ORY as destination Airport Get more information about Paris Orly Airport
554.72 miles (88.06 km) NEParis–Le Bourget Airport (LBG)Le Bourget (near Paris), FranceView Paris–Le Bourget Airport on a map Set LBG as destination Airport Get more information about Paris–Le Bourget Airport
660.21 miles (96.90 km) NEParis Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG)Paris, FranceView Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport on a map Set CDG as destination Airport Get more information about Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport
766.21 miles (106.56 km) NNWRouen Airport (URO)Rouen, FranceView Rouen Airport on a map Set URO as destination Airport Get more information about Rouen Airport
873.79 miles (118.76 km) NNEBeauvais–Tillé Airport (BVA)Beauvais, FranceView Beauvais–Tillé Airport on a map Set BVA as destination Airport Get more information about Beauvais–Tillé Airport
980.05 miles (128.83 km) SSWTours Val de Loire Airport (TUF)Tours, FranceView Tours Val de Loire Airport on a map Set TUF as destination Airport Get more information about Tours Val de Loire Airport
1088.26 miles (142.04 km) NWDeauville - Saint-Gatien Airport (DOL)Deauville, FranceView Deauville - Saint-Gatien Airport on a map Set DOL as destination Airport Get more information about Deauville - Saint-Gatien Airport
1193.39 miles (150.30 km) ENEChâteau-Thierry - Belleau Aerodrome (XCY)Château-Thierry, FranceView Château-Thierry - Belleau Aerodrome on a map Set XCY as destination Airport Get more information about Château-Thierry - Belleau Aerodrome
1298.76 miles (158.93 km) NWLe Havre - Octeville Airport (LEH)Le Havre, FranceView Le Havre - Octeville Airport on a map Set LEH as destination Airport Get more information about Le Havre - Octeville Airport
13100.30 miles (161.41 km) ESEAuxerre - Branches Aerodrome (AUF)Auxerre, FranceView Auxerre - Branches Aerodrome on a map Set AUF as destination Airport Get more information about Auxerre - Branches Aerodrome
14102.47 miles (164.91 km) WNWCaen la Mer Airport (CFR)Caen, FranceView Caen la Mer Airport on a map Set CFR as destination Airport Get more information about Caen la Mer Airport
15104.28 miles (167.83 km) SSEBourges Airport (BOU)Bourges, FranceView Bourges Airport on a map Set BOU as destination Airport Get more information about Bourges Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Chartres - Champhol Aerodrome:

List of Furthest Airports from Chartres - Champhol Aerodrome:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,101.39 miles (19,475.26 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
211,887.14 miles (19,130.45 km) ESEOamaru Airport (OAM)Oamaru, North Otago, New ZealandView Oamaru Airport on a map Set OAM as destination Airport Get more information about Oamaru Airport
311,885.78 miles (19,128.25 km) SEChristchurch International Airport (CHC)Christchurch, New ZealandView Christchurch International Airport on a map Set CHC as destination Airport Get more information about Christchurch International Airport
411,877.67 miles (19,115.21 km) ESEDunedin 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
511,875.68 miles (19,112.00 km) ESEAshburton Aerodrome (ASG)Ashburton, New ZealandView Ashburton Aerodrome on a map Set ASG as destination Airport Get more information about Ashburton Aerodrome
611,870.58 miles (19,103.80 km) SEKaikoura Aerodrome (KBZ)Kaikoura, New ZealandView Kaikoura Aerodrome on a map Set KBZ as destination Airport Get more information about Kaikoura Aerodrome
711,868.79 miles (19,100.92 km) ESERichard 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)
811,844.91 miles (19,062.48 km) SEWellington International Airport (WLG)Wellington, New ZealandView Wellington International Airport on a map Set WLG as destination Airport Get more information about Wellington International Airport
911,844.76 miles (19,062.24 km) SSEHood Aerodrome (MRO)Masterton, New ZealandView Hood Aerodrome on a map Set MRO as destination Airport Get more information about Hood Aerodrome
1011,829.30 miles (19,037.37 km) SEWoodbourne Airport (BHE)Blenheim, New ZealandView Woodbourne Airport on a map Set BHE as destination Airport Get more information about Woodbourne Airport
1111,824.56 miles (19,029.73 km) SEKapiti 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
1211,821.06 miles (19,024.11 km) ESEAlexandra Aerodrome (ALR)Alexandra, New ZealandView Alexandra Aerodrome on a map Set ALR as destination Airport Get more information about Alexandra Aerodrome
1311,808.37 miles (19,003.68 km) ESEGlentanner Aerodrome (GTN)Mount Cook, New ZealandView Glentanner Aerodrome on a map Set GTN as destination Airport Get more information about Glentanner Aerodrome
1411,804.25 miles (18,997.05 km) EInvercargill Airport (IVC)Invercargill, New ZealandView Invercargill Airport on a map Set IVC as destination Airport Get more information about Invercargill Airport
1511,804.04 miles (18,996.72 km) ERyan'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