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RNS Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: RNS / LFRN
Airport Names:
  1. Rennes–Saint-Jacques Airport
  2. Aéroport de Rennes – Saint-JacquesAdvanced Landing Ground (ALG) A-27
Location: Rennes, France
GPS Coordinates: 48°4'18"N by 1°43'55"W
Area Served: Rennes, France
Operator/Owner: CCI Rennes
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 124 feet (38 meters)
# of Runways: 3
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Facts about Rennes–Saint-Jacques Airport (RNS):

  • Rennes–Saint-Jacques Airport (RNS) has 3 runways.
  • It was liberated by Allied ground forces about 7 August 1944 during the Northern France Campaign.
  • The closest airport to Rennes–Saint-Jacques Airport (RNS) is Dinard–Pleurtuit–Saint-Malo Airport (DNR), which is located 39 miles (63 kilometers) NNW of RNS.
  • Seized by the Germans in June 1940 during the Battle of France, Rennes airport was used as a Luftwaffe military airfield during the occupation.
  • The furthest airport from Rennes–Saint-Jacques Airport (RNS) is Chatham Islands (CHT), which is nearly antipodal to Rennes–Saint-Jacques Airport (meaning Rennes–Saint-Jacques Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Chatham Islands), and is located 12,048 miles (19,390 kilometers) away in Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New Zealand.
  • In addition to being known as "Rennes–Saint-Jacques Airport", another name for RNS is "Aéroport de Rennes – Saint-JacquesAdvanced Landing Ground (ALG) A-27".
  • Because of Rennes–Saint-Jacques Airport's relatively low elevation of 124 feet, planes can take off or land at Rennes–Saint-Jacques Airport 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.
  • Due to the raising traffic in the Nantes Atlantique Airport, there is now an ongoing regional project to build a second large airport between Rennes and Nantes that will service both cities.

Map of Nearest Airports from Rennes–Saint-Jacques Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Rennes–Saint-Jacques Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
139.06 miles (62.86 km) NNWDinard–Pleurtuit–Saint-Malo Airport (DNR)Dinard, FranceView Dinard–Pleurtuit–Saint-Malo Airport on a map View satellite image of Dinard–Pleurtuit–Saint-Malo Airport Set DNR as destination Airport Get more information about Dinard–Pleurtuit–Saint-Malo Airport
251.97 miles (83.64 km) WSWMeucon Airport (VNE)Vannes, FranceView Meucon Airport on a map View satellite image of Meucon Airport Set VNE as destination Airport Get more information about Meucon Airport
360.87 miles (97.96 km) WNWSaint-Brieuc - Armor Airport (SBK)Saint-Brieuc, FranceView Saint-Brieuc - Armor Airport on a map View satellite image of Saint-Brieuc - Armor Airport Set SBK as destination Airport Get more information about Saint-Brieuc - Armor Airport
463.49 miles (102.17 km) SNantes Atlantique Airport (NTE)Nantes, FranceView Nantes Atlantique Airport on a map View satellite image of Nantes Atlantique Airport Set NTE as destination Airport Get more information about Nantes Atlantique Airport
574.77 miles (120.33 km) ESEAngers – Loire Airport (ANE)Angers, FranceView Angers – Loire Airport on a map View satellite image of Angers – Loire Airport Set ANE as destination Airport Get more information about Angers – Loire Airport
679.17 miles (127.41 km) SSECholet Le Pontreau Airport (CET)Cholet, FranceView Cholet Le Pontreau Airport on a map View satellite image of Cholet Le Pontreau Airport Set CET as destination Airport Get more information about Cholet Le Pontreau Airport
781.29 miles (130.83 km) NNWJersey Airport (JER)Jersey, Channel Islands, United KingdomView Jersey Airport on a map View satellite image of Jersey Airport Set JER as destination Airport Get more information about Jersey Airport
881.96 miles (131.89 km) WSWLorient South Brittany Airport (LRT)Lorient, FranceView Lorient South Brittany Airport on a map View satellite image of Lorient South Brittany Airport Set LRT as destination Airport Get more information about Lorient South Brittany Airport
992.76 miles (149.29 km) WNWLannion - Côte de Granit Airport (LAI)Lannion, FranceView Lannion - Côte de Granit Airport on a map View satellite image of Lannion - Côte de Granit Airport Set LAI as destination Airport Get more information about Lannion - Côte de Granit Airport
1096.02 miles (154.53 km) NECaen la Mer Airport (CFR)Caen, FranceView Caen la Mer Airport on a map View satellite image of Caen la Mer Airport Set CFR as destination Airport Get more information about Caen la Mer Airport
1198.45 miles (158.44 km) SSWÎle d'Yeu Aerodrome (IDY)Île d'Yeu, FranceView Île d'Yeu Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Île d'Yeu Aerodrome Set IDY as destination Airport Get more information about Île d'Yeu Aerodrome
12102.15 miles (164.40 km) NNWGuernsey Airport (GCI)Guernsey, Channel Islands, United KingdomView Guernsey Airport on a map View satellite image of Guernsey Airport Set GCI as destination Airport Get more information about Guernsey Airport
13102.47 miles (164.91 km) WNWMorlaix - Ploujean Airport (MXN)Morlaix, FranceView Morlaix - Ploujean Airport on a map View satellite image of Morlaix - Ploujean Airport Set MXN as destination Airport Get more information about Morlaix - Ploujean Airport
14109.71 miles (176.57 km) NCherbourg - Maupertus Airport (CER)Cherbourg, FranceView Cherbourg - Maupertus Airport on a map View satellite image of Cherbourg - Maupertus Airport Set CER as destination Airport Get more information about Cherbourg - Maupertus Airport
15112.75 miles (181.45 km) WQuimper - Cornouaille Airport (UIP)Quimper, FranceView Quimper - Cornouaille Airport on a map View satellite image of Quimper - Cornouaille Airport Set UIP as destination Airport Get more information about Quimper - Cornouaille Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Rennes–Saint-Jacques Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Rennes–Saint-Jacques Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,048.47 miles (19,390.08 km) SWChatham 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
212,033.75 miles (19,366.39 km) ESEOamaru 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
312,028.97 miles (19,358.70 km) ESEDunedin 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
412,016.76 miles (19,339.06 km) SEChristchurch 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
512,013.44 miles (19,333.71 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
612,011.30 miles (19,330.26 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)
711,985.63 miles (19,288.95 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
811,971.26 miles (19,265.83 km) ESEAlexandra 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
911,956.34 miles (19,241.81 km) EInvercargill 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
1011,955.64 miles (19,240.69 km) ERyan'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
1111,951.94 miles (19,234.74 km) ESEGlentanner 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
1211,949.00 miles (19,230.01 km) ESEWanaka 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
1311,946.06 miles (19,225.27 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
1411,940.86 miles (19,216.91 km) SSEWellington International Airport (WLG)Wellington, New ZealandView Wellington International Airport on a map View satellite image of Wellington International Airport Set WLG as destination Airport Get more information about Wellington International Airport
1511,937.80 miles (19,211.98 km) ESEQueenstown 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