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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 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.
  • In October 1979, Norving started a route taxi service between Skien and Kristiansand Airport, Kjevik.
  • Skien Airport, Geiteryggen handled 46,995 passengers last year.
  • In addition to being known as "Skien Airport, Geiteryggen", another name for SKE is "Skien lufthavn, Geiteryggen".
  • The airport was built with a 650-meter gravel runway in 1952.
  • The closest airport to Skien Airport, Geiteryggen (SKE) is Sandefjord Airport, Torp (TRF), which is located 24 miles (39 kilometers) E of SKE.
  • World War II terminated plans for a civilian airport.
  • By October 2007, Vildanden was in severe financial distress.
  • Vildanden terminated its agreement with Aviatrans in April 2009, with the intention of using larger aircraft.
  • 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.

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 View satellite image of Sandefjord Airport, Torp 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 View satellite image of Notodden Airport, Tuven 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 View satellite image of Moss Airport, Rygge 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 View satellite image of Oslo Airport, Fornebu ( Closed ) 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 View satellite image of Kristiansand Airport, Kjevik 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 View satellite image of Oslo Airport, Gardermoen 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 View satellite image of Gol Airport, Klanten 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 View satellite image of Trollhättan–Vänersborg Airport 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 View satellite image of Sindal Airport 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 View satellite image of Hamar Airport, Stafsberg 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 View satellite image of Fagernes Airport, Leirin 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 View satellite image of Göteborg City Airport 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 View satellite image of Farsund Airport, Lista 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 View satellite image of Karlstad Airport 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 View satellite image of Lidköping-Hovby Airport 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 View satellite image of Chatham Islands 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 View satellite image of Dunedin International Airport 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 View satellite image of Ryan's Creek Aerodrome 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 View satellite image of Invercargill Airport 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 View satellite image of Oamaru Airport 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 View satellite image of Alexandra Aerodrome 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 View satellite image of Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) 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 View satellite image of Ashburton Aerodrome 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 View satellite image of Christchurch International Airport 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 View satellite image of Queenstown Airport 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 View satellite image of Wanaka Airport 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 View satellite image of Glentanner Aerodrome 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 View satellite image of Mount Cook Airport 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 View satellite image of Kaikoura Aerodrome 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 View satellite image of Milford Sound Airport Set MFN as destination Airport Get more information about Milford Sound Airport