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SNN Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: SNN / EINN
Airport Names:
  1. Shannon Airport
  2. Aerfort na Sionainne
Location: Shannon (County Clare), Ireland
GPS Coordinates: 52°42'6"N by 8°55'28"W
Area Served: Limerick City, Ireland
Operator/Owner: Government of Ireland
Airport Type: Commercial
Elevation: 46 feet (14 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Shannon Airport (SNN):

  • The furthest airport from Shannon Airport (SNN) is Ryan's Creek Aerodrome (SZS), which is nearly antipodal to Shannon Airport (meaning Shannon Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Ryan's Creek Aerodrome), and is located 12,015 miles (19,336 kilometers) away in Stewart Island, New Zealand.
  • Shannon began to rebound in the late 1990s with the success of the Irish economy, the improving situation in Northern Ireland, and an influx of American tourists.
  • Because of Shannon Airport's relatively low elevation of 46 feet, planes can take off or land at Shannon 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.
  • Shannon Airport is one of Ireland's three primary airports, along with Dublin and Cork.
  • Shannon Airport (SNN) currently has only 1 runway.
  • The closest airport to Shannon Airport (SNN) is Inisheer Aerodrome (INQ), which is located 35 miles (56 kilometers) NW of SNN.
  • In addition to being known as "Shannon Airport", another name for SNN is "Aerfort na Sionainne".
  • In 2011, passenger numbers at Shannon declined by 7.4% from 1,755,885, to 1,625,549.
  • Shannon Airport handled 1,400,032 passengers last year.
  • In 1958, the Irish airline Aer Lingus began transatlantic service to the United States, using Lockheed Super Constellations for thrice-weekly service to New York City and Boston.
  • In 1966, Aer Lingus began service between Shannon and Chicago, with a stop in Montréal, Canada.

Map of Nearest Airports from Shannon Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Shannon Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
135.00 miles (56.33 km) NWInisheer Aerodrome (INQ)Inisheer, IrelandView Inisheer Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Inisheer Aerodrome Set INQ as destination Airport Get more information about Inisheer Aerodrome
238.07 miles (61.27 km) NWInishmaan Aerodrome (IIA)Inishmaan, IrelandView Inishmaan Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Inishmaan Aerodrome Set IIA as destination Airport Get more information about Inishmaan Aerodrome
341.31 miles (66.48 km) NWInishmore Aerodrome (IOR)Kilronan, Inishmore, IrelandView Inishmore Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Inishmore Aerodrome Set IOR as destination Airport Get more information about Inishmore Aerodrome
441.35 miles (66.54 km) NGalway Airport (GWY)Galway, IrelandView Galway Airport on a map View satellite image of Galway Airport Set GWY as destination Airport Get more information about Galway Airport
542.95 miles (69.12 km) NNWConnemara Airport (NNR)Inverin, IrelandView Connemara Airport on a map View satellite image of Connemara Airport Set NNR as destination Airport Get more information about Connemara Airport
643.97 miles (70.76 km) SWKerry Airport (KIR)Tralee, County Kerry, IrelandView Kerry Airport on a map View satellite image of Kerry Airport Set KIR as destination Airport Get more information about Kerry Airport
762.22 miles (100.13 km) SSECork Airport (ORK)Cork, IrelandView Cork Airport on a map View satellite image of Cork Airport Set ORK as destination Airport Get more information about Cork Airport
868.32 miles (109.94 km) EKilkenny Airport (KKY)Kilkenny, IrelandView Kilkenny Airport on a map View satellite image of Kilkenny Airport Set KKY as destination Airport Get more information about Kilkenny Airport
975.21 miles (121.04 km) SSWBantry Aerodrome (BYT)Bantry, County Cork, IrelandView Bantry Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Bantry Aerodrome Set BYT as destination Airport Get more information about Bantry Aerodrome
1083.60 miles (134.55 km) NIreland West Airport Knock (NOC)Knock, IrelandView Ireland West Airport Knock on a map View satellite image of Ireland West Airport Knock Set NOC as destination Airport Get more information about Ireland West Airport Knock
1185.17 miles (137.07 km) ESEWaterford Airport (WAT)Waterford, IrelandView Waterford Airport on a map View satellite image of Waterford Airport Set WAT as destination Airport Get more information about Waterford Airport
12109.87 miles (176.82 km) NSligo Airport (SXL)Strandhill (near Sligo), IrelandView Sligo Airport on a map View satellite image of Sligo Airport Set SXL as destination Airport Get more information about Sligo Airport
13114.50 miles (184.28 km) NNWBelmullet Aerodrome (BLY)Belmullet, IrelandView Belmullet Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Belmullet Aerodrome Set BLY as destination Airport Get more information about Belmullet Aerodrome
14120.91 miles (194.58 km) ENEDublin Airport (DUB)Dublin, IrelandView Dublin Airport on a map View satellite image of Dublin Airport Set DUB as destination Airport Get more information about Dublin Airport
15128.34 miles (206.54 km) NNEEnniskillen/St Angelo Airport (ENK)Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, United KingdomView Enniskillen/St Angelo Airport on a map View satellite image of Enniskillen/St Angelo Airport Set ENK as destination Airport Get more information about Enniskillen/St Angelo Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Shannon Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Shannon Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,014.64 miles (19,335.63 km) SSERyan'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
211,985.02 miles (19,287.97 km) SSEInvercargill 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
311,967.11 miles (19,259.16 km) SDunedin 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
411,913.58 miles (19,173.01 km) SAlexandra 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
511,902.57 miles (19,155.29 km) SOamaru 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
611,895.66 miles (19,144.17 km) SSEQueenstown 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
711,879.25 miles (19,117.75 km) SWanaka 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
811,863.89 miles (19,093.04 km) SSEMilford 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
911,856.43 miles (19,081.03 km) SRichard 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)
1011,827.98 miles (19,035.24 km) SAshburton 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
1111,827.56 miles (19,034.57 km) SGlentanner 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
1211,817.94 miles (19,019.09 km) SMount 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
1311,796.77 miles (18,985.02 km) SChristchurch 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
1411,796.55 miles (18,984.66 km) SFox 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
1511,746.66 miles (18,904.37 km) SHokitika Airport (HKK)Hokitika, New ZealandView Hokitika Airport on a map View satellite image of Hokitika Airport Set HKK as destination Airport Get more information about Hokitika Airport