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SON Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: SON / NVSS
Airport Name: Santo-Pekoa International Airport
Location: Luganville, Vanuatu
GPS Coordinates: 15°30'20"S by 167°13'17"E
Operator/Owner: Airports Vanuatu Limited
Elevation: 184 feet (56 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Santo-Pekoa International Airport (SON):

  • Santo-Pekoa International Airport (SON) currently has only 1 runway.
  • The furthest airport from Santo-Pekoa International Airport (SON) is Ouro Sogui Airport (MAX), which is nearly antipodal to Santo-Pekoa International Airport (meaning Santo-Pekoa International Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Ouro Sogui Airport), and is located 12,400 miles (19,956 kilometers) away in Matam, Senegal.
  • Because of Santo-Pekoa International Airport's relatively low elevation of 184 feet, planes can take off or land at Santo-Pekoa International 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.
  • As the war moved further north, Pekoa Airfield was closed on 8 February 1945 and all traffic routed to Palikulo Bay Airfield.
  • The closest airport to Santo-Pekoa International Airport (SON) is Norsup Airport (NUS), which is located 41 miles (67 kilometers) SSE of SON.

Map of Nearest Airports from Santo-Pekoa International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Santo-Pekoa International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
141.40 miles (66.63 km) SSENorsup Airport (NUS)Norsup, Malakula island, VanuatuView Norsup Airport on a map Set NUS as destination Airport Get more information about Norsup Airport
251.55 miles (82.96 km) ENELongana Airport (LOD)Longana, Ambae Island, Pénama Province, VanuatuView Longana Airport on a map Set LOD as destination Airport Get more information about Longana Airport
362.03 miles (99.82 km) ESara Airport (SSR)Sara, VanuatuView Sara Airport on a map Set SSR as destination Airport Get more information about Sara Airport
467.22 miles (108.19 km) ENEMaewo-Naone Airport (MWF)Maewo, VanuatuView Maewo-Naone Airport on a map Set MWF as destination Airport Get more information about Maewo-Naone Airport
567.94 miles (109.34 km) ESELonorore Airport (LNE)Lonorore, Pentecost Island, Pénama Province, VanuatuView Lonorore Airport on a map Set LNE as destination Airport Get more information about Lonorore Airport
670.24 miles (113.05 km) SECraig Cove Airport (CCV)Craig Cove, Ambrym Island, Malampa, VanuatuView Craig Cove Airport on a map Set CCV as destination Airport Get more information about Craig Cove Airport
776.29 miles (122.78 km) SSEMalekoula Airport (LPM)Lamap, Malampa, VanuatuView Malekoula Airport on a map Set LPM as destination Airport Get more information about Malekoula Airport
892.27 miles (148.49 km) NNEGaua Airport (ZGU)Gaua, Torba, VanuatuView Gaua Airport on a map Set ZGU as destination Airport Get more information about Gaua Airport
997.10 miles (156.27 km) SELamen Bay Airport (LNB)Lamen Bay, Epi Island, Shéfa Province, VanuatuView Lamen Bay Airport on a map Set LNB as destination Airport Get more information about Lamen Bay Airport
10116.22 miles (187.04 km) NVanua Lava Airport (SLH)Sola, Vanua Lava, Torba Province, VanuatuView Vanua Lava Airport on a map Set SLH as destination Airport Get more information about Vanua Lava Airport
11130.17 miles (209.49 km) SETongoa Airport (TGH)Tongoa, Shefa Province, VanuatuView Tongoa Airport on a map Set TGH as destination Airport Get more information about Tongoa Airport
12131.28 miles (211.28 km) NNEMota Lava Airport (MTV)Mota Lava, VanuatuView Mota Lava Airport on a map Set MTV as destination Airport Get more information about Mota Lava Airport
13132.34 miles (212.99 km) SESiwo Airport (EAE)Sangafa, Emae, Shéfa, VanuatuView Siwo Airport on a map Set EAE as destination Airport Get more information about Siwo Airport
14168.09 miles (270.51 km) SSEBauerfield International Airport (VLI)Port Vila, VanuatuView Bauerfield International Airport on a map Set VLI as destination Airport Get more information about Bauerfield International Airport
15254.27 miles (409.21 km) SSEDillon's Bay Airport (DLY)Dillon's Bay, Erromango, Taféa, VanuatuView Dillon's Bay Airport on a map Set DLY as destination Airport Get more information about Dillon's Bay Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Santo-Pekoa International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Santo-Pekoa International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,400.07 miles (19,955.93 km) EOuro Sogui Airport (MAX)Matam, SenegalView Ouro Sogui Airport on a map Set MAX as destination Airport Get more information about Ouro Sogui Airport
212,392.55 miles (19,943.82 km) WNWSélibaby Airport (SEY)Sélibaby, MauritaniaView Sélibaby Airport on a map Set SEY as destination Airport Get more information about Sélibaby Airport
312,386.81 miles (19,934.59 km) NNWBakel Airport (BXE)Bakel, SenegalView Bakel Airport on a map Set BXE as destination Airport Get more information about Bakel Airport
412,370.56 miles (19,908.44 km) NEKaédi Airport (KED)Kaédi, MauritaniaView Kaédi Airport on a map Set KED as destination Airport Get more information about Kaédi Airport
512,320.94 miles (19,828.58 km) NWKayes Airport (KYS)Kayes, MaliView Kayes Airport on a map Set KYS as destination Airport Get more information about Kayes Airport
612,318.84 miles (19,825.20 km) NWKiffa Airport (KFA)Kiffa, MauritaniaView Kiffa Airport on a map Set KFA as destination Airport Get more information about Kiffa Airport
712,314.43 miles (19,818.10 km) NEAbbaye Airport (BGH)Boghe (Bogué), MauritaniaView Abbaye Airport on a map Set BGH as destination Airport Get more information about Abbaye Airport
812,301.30 miles (19,796.98 km) NNETambacounda Airport (TUD)Tambacounda, SenegalView Tambacounda Airport on a map Set TUD as destination Airport Get more information about Tambacounda Airport
912,287.19 miles (19,774.26 km) WYélimané Airport (EYL)Yélimané, MaliView Yélimané Airport on a map Set EYL as destination Airport Get more information about Yélimané Airport
1012,280.65 miles (19,763.74 km) NLetfotar Airport (MOM)Moudjeria, MauritaniaView Letfotar Airport on a map Set MOM as destination Airport Get more information about Letfotar Airport
1112,270.59 miles (19,747.55 km) ENEPodor Airport (POD)Podor, SenegalView Podor Airport on a map Set POD as destination Airport Get more information about Podor Airport
1212,263.41 miles (19,735.99 km) NNESimenti Airport (SMY)Simenti, SenegalView Simenti Airport on a map Set SMY as destination Airport Get more information about Simenti Airport
1312,260.31 miles (19,731.00 km) NWTamchakett Airport (THT)Tamchakett, MauritaniaView Tamchakett Airport on a map Set THT as destination Airport Get more information about Tamchakett Airport
1412,248.31 miles (19,711.69 km) NEBoutilimit Airport (OTL)Boutilimit, MauritaniaView Boutilimit Airport on a map Set OTL as destination Airport Get more information about Boutilimit Airport
1512,235.04 miles (19,690.34 km) ENERichard Toll Airport (RDT)Richard Toll, SenegalView Richard Toll Airport on a map Set RDT as destination Airport Get more information about Richard Toll Airport