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SKE Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: SKE / ENSN
Airport Names:
  1. Skien Airport, Geiteryggen
  2. Skien lufthavn, Geiteryggen
Location: Skien, Telemark, Norway
GPS Coordinates: 59°11'6"N by 9°34'0"E
Area Served: Skien, Telemark, Norway
Operator/Owner: Skien Municipality
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 463 feet (141 meters)
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Facts about Skien Airport, Geiteryggen (SKE):

  • The runway and original facilities at Geiteryggen were built by the aviation club and cost 30,000 Norwegian krone.
  • Both Danish Air Transport and Widerøe announced by the end of the month routes to Bergen.
  • The airport was built with a 650-meter gravel runway in 1952.
  • Skien Airport, Geiteryggen handled 46,995 passengers last year.
  • The furthest airport from Skien Airport, Geiteryggen (SKE) is Chatham Islands (CHT), which is located 11,344 miles (18,257 kilometers) away in Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New Zealand.
  • The closest airport to Skien Airport, Geiteryggen (SKE) is Sandefjord Airport, Torp (TRF), which is located 24 miles (39 kilometers) E of SKE.
  • Discussions of expanding the runway had been carried out since the 1970s, but the issue had stranded as no-one was willing to finance the venture.
  • Because of Skien Airport, Geiteryggen's relatively low elevation of 463 feet, planes can take off or land at Skien Airport, Geiteryggen 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.
  • By October 2007, Vildanden was in severe financial distress.
  • In addition to being known as "Skien Airport, Geiteryggen", another name for SKE is "Skien lufthavn, Geiteryggen".

Map of Nearest Airports from Skien Airport, Geiteryggen:

List of Nearest Airports from Skien Airport, Geiteryggen:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
124.48 miles (39.40 km) ESandefjord Airport, Torp (TRF)Sandefjord / Stokke, NorwayView Sandefjord Airport, Torp on a map Set TRF as destination Airport Get more information about Sandefjord Airport, Torp
229.11 miles (46.84 km) NNWNotodden Airport, Tuven (NTB)Notodden, NorwayView Notodden Airport, Tuven on a map Set NTB as destination Airport Get more information about Notodden Airport, Tuven
345.05 miles (72.50 km) ENEMoss Airport, Rygge (RYG)Rygge (near Moss), NorwayView Moss Airport, Rygge on a map Set RYG as destination Airport Get more information about Moss Airport, Rygge
460.65 miles (97.61 km) NEOslo Airport, Fornebu ( Closed ) (FBU)Oslo, NorwayView Oslo Airport, Fornebu ( Closed ) on a map Set FBU as destination Airport Get more information about Oslo Airport, Fornebu ( Closed )
586.17 miles (138.67 km) SWKristiansand Airport, Kjevik (KRS)Kristiansand, Vest-Agder, NorwayView Kristiansand Airport, Kjevik on a map Set KRS as destination Airport Get more information about Kristiansand Airport, Kjevik
687.99 miles (141.60 km) NEOslo Airport, Gardermoen (OSL)Ullensaker (near Oslo), NorwayView Oslo Airport, Gardermoen on a map Set OSL as destination Airport Get more information about Oslo Airport, Gardermoen
7112.38 miles (180.85 km) NGol Airport, Klanten (GLL)Gol, NorwayView Gol Airport, Klanten on a map Set GLL as destination Airport Get more information about Gol Airport, Klanten
8115.70 miles (186.20 km) ESETrollhättan–Vänersborg Airport (THN)Trollhättan / Vänersborg, SwedenView Trollhättan–Vänersborg Airport on a map Set THN as destination Airport Get more information about Trollhättan–Vänersborg Airport
9118.53 miles (190.76 km) SSESindal Airport (CNL)Sindal, DenmarkView Sindal Airport on a map Set CNL as destination Airport Get more information about Sindal Airport
10124.17 miles (199.83 km) NNEHamar Airport, Stafsberg (HMR)Hamar, NorwayView Hamar Airport, Stafsberg on a map Set HMR as destination Airport Get more information about Hamar Airport, Stafsberg
11126.84 miles (204.13 km) NFagernes Airport, Leirin (VDB)Fagernes, NorwayView Fagernes Airport, Leirin on a map Set VDB as destination Airport Get more information about Fagernes Airport, Leirin
12128.08 miles (206.12 km) SEGöteborg City Airport (GSE)Gothenburg (Göteborg), SwedenView Göteborg City Airport on a map Set GSE as destination Airport Get more information about Göteborg City Airport
13129.62 miles (208.60 km) SWFarsund Airport, Lista (FAN)Farsund, NorwayView Farsund Airport, Lista on a map Set FAN as destination Airport Get more information about Farsund Airport, Lista
14134.14 miles (215.87 km) EKarlstad Airport (KSD)Karlstad, SwedenView Karlstad Airport on a map Set KSD as destination Airport Get more information about Karlstad Airport
15138.25 miles (222.49 km) ESELidköping-Hovby Airport (LDK)Lidköping, SwedenView Lidköping-Hovby Airport on a map Set LDK as destination Airport Get more information about Lidköping-Hovby Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Skien Airport, Geiteryggen:

List of Furthest Airports from Skien Airport, Geiteryggen:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,344.42 miles (18,257.03 km) SSEChatham Islands (CHT)Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New ZealandView Chatham Islands on a map Set CHT as destination Airport Get more information about Chatham Islands
211,220.69 miles (18,057.91 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
311,215.95 miles (18,050.27 km) SERyan'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
411,195.36 miles (18,017.13 km) SEInvercargill Airport (IVC)Invercargill, New ZealandView Invercargill Airport on a map Set IVC as destination Airport Get more information about Invercargill Airport
511,188.33 miles (18,005.83 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
611,157.34 miles (17,955.96 km) SEAlexandra Aerodrome (ALR)Alexandra, New ZealandView Alexandra Aerodrome on a map Set ALR as destination Airport Get more information about Alexandra Aerodrome
711,152.44 miles (17,948.07 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)
811,142.55 miles (17,932.15 km) SEAshburton Aerodrome (ASG)Ashburton, New ZealandView Ashburton Aerodrome on a map Set ASG as destination Airport Get more information about Ashburton Aerodrome
911,134.88 miles (17,919.80 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
1011,129.14 miles (17,910.56 km) SEQueenstown Airport (ZQN)Queenstown, New ZealandView Queenstown Airport on a map Set ZQN as destination Airport Get more information about Queenstown Airport
1111,125.72 miles (17,905.06 km) SEWanaka Airport (WKA)Wanaka, New ZealandView Wanaka Airport on a map Set WKA as destination Airport Get more information about Wanaka Airport
1211,101.12 miles (17,865.48 km) SEGlentanner Aerodrome (GTN)Mount Cook, New ZealandView Glentanner Aerodrome on a map Set GTN as destination Airport Get more information about Glentanner Aerodrome
1311,093.03 miles (17,852.45 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
1411,092.99 miles (17,852.38 km) SEKaikoura Aerodrome (KBZ)Kaikoura, New ZealandView Kaikoura Aerodrome on a map Set KBZ as destination Airport Get more information about Kaikoura Aerodrome
1511,086.77 miles (17,842.38 km) SEMilford Sound Airport (MFN)Milford Sound, New ZealandView Milford Sound Airport on a map Set MFN as destination Airport Get more information about Milford Sound Airport