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SEN Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: SEN / EGMC
Airport Name: London Southend Airport
Location: Southend, Essex (near London) United Kingdom
GPS Coordinates: 51°34'13"N by 0°41'35"E
Area Served: Southend, Essex and east London areas
Operator/Owner: Stobart Group
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 55 feet (17 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about London Southend Airport (SEN):

  • Companies located at and around the airport employ over 1,000 skilled workers, providing services such as engineering and maintenance work on airliners, including re-spraying, refurbishment, upgrades to avionics, manufacture of aircraft seats and the installation of new or hush-kitted engines.
  • However in 1939, the Air Ministry requisitioned the airfield and it was known as RAF Rochford during World War II.
  • London Southend Airport (SEN) currently has only 1 runway.
  • National Commuter Airways operated passenger services during the 1980s, to Brussels and Jersey from Southend.
  • The former terminal now houses facilities for business passengers flying executive aircraft, with lounges and conference rooms, plus flight briefing facilities for pilots and a security checkpoint.
  • Heavy maintenance services and hangars for aircraft up to Boeing 757 and Airbus A321 size are available.
  • The closest airport to London Southend Airport (SEN) is Rochester Airport (RCS), which is located only 17 miles (28 kilometers) SSW of SEN.
  • The furthest airport from London Southend Airport (SEN) is Chatham Islands (CHT), which is located 11,885 miles (19,126 kilometers) away in Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New Zealand.
  • Because of London Southend Airport's relatively low elevation of 55 feet, planes can take off or land at London Southend 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.
  • London Southend Airport handled 969,912 passengers last year.

Map of Nearest Airports from London Southend Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from London Southend Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
117.17 miles (27.64 km) SSWRochester Airport (RCS)Rochester, Kent, England, United KingdomView Rochester Airport on a map View satellite image of Rochester Airport Set RCS as destination Airport Get more information about Rochester Airport
227.79 miles (44.72 km) WLondon City Airport (LCY)London, England, United KingdomView London City Airport on a map View satellite image of London City Airport Set LCY as destination Airport Get more information about London City Airport
329.02 miles (46.70 km) NNWMDPGA Wethersfield (WXF)Braintree, England, United KingdomView MDPGA Wethersfield on a map View satellite image of MDPGA Wethersfield Set WXF as destination Airport Get more information about MDPGA Wethersfield
429.28 miles (47.13 km) NWLondon Stansted Airport (STN)Essex (near London), England, United KingdomView London Stansted Airport on a map View satellite image of London Stansted Airport Set STN as destination Airport Get more information about London Stansted Airport
532.22 miles (51.85 km) ESEManston Airport (MSE)Manston, Kent, England, United KingdomView Manston Airport on a map View satellite image of Manston Airport Set MSE as destination Airport Get more information about Manston Airport
632.91 miles (52.97 km) WSWLondon Biggin Hill Airport (BQH)Biggin Hill / London, England, United KingdomView London Biggin Hill Airport on a map View satellite image of London Biggin Hill Airport Set BQH as destination Airport Get more information about London Biggin Hill Airport
736.45 miles (58.66 km) SSELympne Airport (LYM)Lympne, Kent, England, United KingdomView Lympne Airport on a map View satellite image of Lympne Airport Set LYM as destination Airport Get more information about Lympne Airport
838.36 miles (61.73 km) NEIpswich Airport (IPW)Ipswich, EnglandView Ipswich Airport on a map View satellite image of Ipswich Airport Set IPW as destination Airport Get more information about Ipswich Airport
942.66 miles (68.65 km) WNWHatfield Aerodrome (HTF)Hatfield, Hertfordshire, England, United KingdomView Hatfield Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Hatfield Aerodrome Set HTF as destination Airport Get more information about Hatfield Aerodrome
1043.22 miles (69.56 km) NNWDuxford Aerodrome (QFO)Duxford, England, United KingdomView Duxford Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Duxford Aerodrome Set QFO as destination Airport Get more information about Duxford Aerodrome
1143.52 miles (70.03 km) SWRedhill Aerodrome (KRH)Redhill, Surrey, England, United KingdomView Redhill Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Redhill Aerodrome Set KRH as destination Airport Get more information about Redhill Aerodrome
1243.75 miles (70.40 km) SSELydd International Airport (LYX)Lydd, England, United KingdomView Lydd International Airport on a map View satellite image of Lydd International Airport Set LYX as destination Airport Get more information about Lydd International Airport
1347.76 miles (76.87 km) WRAF Northolt (NHT)Ruislip, England, United KingdomView RAF Northolt on a map View satellite image of RAF Northolt Set NHT as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Northolt
1448.00 miles (77.25 km) SWGatwick Airport (LGW)London, England, United KingdomView Gatwick Airport on a map View satellite image of Gatwick Airport Set LGW as destination Airport Get more information about Gatwick Airport
1549.11 miles (79.04 km) NNWCambridge International Airport (CBG)Cambridge, England, United KingdomView Cambridge International Airport on a map View satellite image of Cambridge International Airport Set CBG as destination Airport Get more information about Cambridge International Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from London Southend Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from London Southend Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,884.59 miles (19,126.35 km) SSWChatham 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
211,820.92 miles (19,023.88 km) SEDunedin 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
311,802.70 miles (18,994.56 km) SEOamaru 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
411,784.72 miles (18,965.63 km) ESERyan'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
511,773.24 miles (18,947.14 km) ESEInvercargill 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
611,771.39 miles (18,944.16 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)
711,765.86 miles (18,935.27 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
811,761.92 miles (18,928.93 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
911,757.87 miles (18,922.41 km) SEAlexandra 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
1011,729.49 miles (18,876.74 km) SEWanaka 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
1111,726.50 miles (18,871.93 km) SEQueenstown 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
1211,722.80 miles (18,865.97 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
1311,716.15 miles (18,855.27 km) SEGlentanner 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
1411,708.85 miles (18,843.52 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
1511,688.71 miles (18,811.11 km) SEFox Glacier Aerodrome (FGL)Fox Glacier, New ZealandView Fox Glacier Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Fox Glacier Aerodrome Set FGL as destination Airport Get more information about Fox Glacier Aerodrome