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SPN Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: SPN / PGSN
Airport Names:
  1. Saipan International Airport
  2. Francisco C. Ada Airport
  3. GSN
Location: Saipan Island, Northern Mariana Islands
GPS Coordinates: 15°7'8"N by 145°43'45"E
Operator/Owner: Commonwealth Ports Authority
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 215 feet (66 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Saipan International Airport (SPN):

  • The furthest airport from Saipan International Airport (SPN) is Salvador-Deputado Luís Eduardo Magalhães International Airport (2 de Julho) (SSA), which is nearly antipodal to Saipan International Airport (meaning Saipan International Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Salvador-Deputado Luís Eduardo Magalhães International Airport (2 de Julho)), and is located 12,125 miles (19,514 kilometers) away in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil.
  • On 12 October 1944 the first B-29 Joltin Josie The Pacific Pioneer piloted by Brigadier General Haywood S.
  • Saipan International Airport (SPN) currently has only 1 runway.
  • Because of Saipan International Airport's relatively low elevation of 215 feet, planes can take off or land at Saipan 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.
  • The closest airport to Saipan International Airport (SPN) is Tinian International Airport (TIQ), which is located only 11 miles (18 kilometers) SW of SPN.
  • A Star Marianas plane crashed during takeoff on November 17, 2012 on its return from Tinian.
  • SPN was a sugarcane field before the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service constructed a temporary landing field on the site in 1933.
  • In addition to being known as "Saipan International Airport", other names for SPN include "Francisco C. Ada Airport" and "GSN".

Map of Nearest Airports from Saipan International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Saipan International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111.06 miles (17.80 km) SWTinian International Airport (TIQ)Tinian Island, Northern Mariana IslandsView Tinian International Airport on a map View satellite image of Tinian International Airport Set TIQ as destination Airport Get more information about Tinian International Airport
272.92 miles (117.36 km) SSWRota International Airport (ROP)Rota Island, Northern Mariana IslandsView Rota International Airport on a map View satellite image of Rota International Airport Set ROP as destination Airport Get more information about Rota International Airport
3119.13 miles (191.72 km) SSWAndersen Air Force Base (UAM)Agana, GuamView Andersen Air Force Base on a map View satellite image of Andersen Air Force Base Set UAM as destination Airport Get more information about Andersen Air Force Base
4129.06 miles (207.70 km) SSWGuam International Airport (GUM)Hagåtña, GuamView Guam International Airport on a map View satellite image of Guam International Airport Set GUM as destination Airport Get more information about Guam International Airport
5533.30 miles (858.26 km) SWFalalop Airfield (ULI)Falalop Island, Yap, Federated States of MicronesiaView Falalop Airfield on a map View satellite image of Falalop Airfield Set ULI as destination Airport Get more information about Falalop Airfield
6645.75 miles (1,039.22 km) SWYap International Airport (YAP)Yap, Federated States of MicronesiaView Yap International Airport on a map View satellite image of Yap International Airport Set YAP as destination Airport Get more information about Yap International Airport
7671.70 miles (1,081.00 km) SEChuuk International Airport (TKK)Weno, Federated States of MicronesiaView Chuuk International Airport on a map View satellite image of Chuuk International Airport Set TKK as destination Airport Get more information about Chuuk International Airport
8726.36 miles (1,168.96 km) NNWCentral Field (Iwo Jima)Motoyama No. 2Airfield No. 2 (IWO)Iwo Jima, Bonin Islands, JapanView Central Field (Iwo Jima)Motoyama No. 2Airfield No. 2 on a map View satellite image of Central Field (Iwo Jima)Motoyama No. 2Airfield No. 2 Set IWO as destination Airport Get more information about Central Field (Iwo Jima)Motoyama No. 2Airfield No. 2
9829.80 miles (1,335.42 km) NEMinamitorishima Air Field (MUS)Minami-Tori-shima, JapanView Minamitorishima Air Field on a map View satellite image of Minamitorishima Air Field Set MUS as destination Airport Get more information about Minamitorishima Air Field
10927.56 miles (1,492.75 km) SWRoman Tmetuchl International Airport (ROR)Koror, PalauView Roman Tmetuchl International Airport on a map View satellite image of Roman Tmetuchl International Airport Set ROR as destination Airport Get more information about Roman Tmetuchl International Airport
111,015.16 miles (1,633.73 km) ESEPohnpei International Airport (PNI)Kolonia, Federated States of MicronesiaView Pohnpei International Airport on a map View satellite image of Pohnpei International Airport Set PNI as destination Airport Get more information about Pohnpei International Airport
121,146.10 miles (1,844.46 km) EEnewetak Auxiliary Airfield (ENT)Enewetak, Marshall IslandsView Enewetak Auxiliary Airfield on a map View satellite image of Enewetak Auxiliary Airfield Set ENT as destination Airport Get more information about Enewetak Auxiliary Airfield
131,192.41 miles (1,919.00 km) NWMinami-Daito Airport (MMD)Minami Daito, Okinawa, JapanView Minami-Daito Airport on a map View satellite image of Minami-Daito Airport Set MMD as destination Airport Get more information about Minami-Daito Airport
141,192.72 miles (1,919.50 km) SMomote Airport (MAS)Los Negros Island, Admiralty Islands, Papua New GuineaView Momote Airport on a map View satellite image of Momote Airport Set MAS as destination Airport Get more information about Momote Airport
151,193.19 miles (1,920.24 km) NWKitadaito Airport (KTD)Kitadaito, Okinawa Prefecture, JapanView Kitadaito Airport on a map View satellite image of Kitadaito Airport Set KTD as destination Airport Get more information about Kitadaito Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Saipan International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Saipan International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,125.20 miles (19,513.57 km) ESESalvador-Deputado Luís Eduardo Magalhães International Airport (2 de Julho) (SSA)Salvador, Bahia, BrazilView Salvador-Deputado Luís Eduardo Magalhães International Airport (2 de Julho) on a map View satellite image of Salvador-Deputado Luís Eduardo Magalhães International Airport (2 de Julho) Set SSA as destination Airport Get more information about Salvador-Deputado Luís Eduardo Magalhães International Airport (2 de Julho)
212,118.20 miles (19,502.30 km) EIlhéus/Bahia-Jorge Amado Airport (IOS)Ilhéus, Bahia, BrazilView Ilhéus/Bahia-Jorge Amado Airport on a map View satellite image of Ilhéus/Bahia-Jorge Amado Airport Set IOS as destination Airport Get more information about Ilhéus/Bahia-Jorge Amado Airport
312,104.44 miles (19,480.16 km) ESEPorto Seguro Airport (BPS)Porto Seguro, BrazilView Porto Seguro Airport on a map View satellite image of Porto Seguro Airport Set BPS as destination Airport Get more information about Porto Seguro Airport
412,094.54 miles (19,464.23 km) SEAracaju–Santa Maria Airport (AJU)Aracaju, Sergipe, BrazilView Aracaju–Santa Maria Airport on a map View satellite image of Aracaju–Santa Maria Airport Set AJU as destination Airport Get more information about Aracaju–Santa Maria Airport
512,036.52 miles (19,370.86 km) SSEMaceió/Zumbi dos Palmares International Airport (MCZ)Maceió, BrazilView Maceió/Zumbi dos Palmares International Airport on a map View satellite image of Maceió/Zumbi dos Palmares International Airport Set MCZ as destination Airport Get more information about Maceió/Zumbi dos Palmares International Airport
611,996.47 miles (19,306.39 km) EPedro Otacílio Figueiredo Airport (VDC)Vitória da Conquista, BrazilView Pedro Otacílio Figueiredo Airport on a map View satellite image of Pedro Otacílio Figueiredo Airport Set VDC as destination Airport Get more information about Pedro Otacílio Figueiredo Airport
711,951.65 miles (19,234.27 km) SRecife/Guararapes–Gilberto Freyre International Airport (REC)Recife, BrazilView Recife/Guararapes–Gilberto Freyre International Airport on a map View satellite image of Recife/Guararapes–Gilberto Freyre International Airport Set REC as destination Airport Get more information about Recife/Guararapes–Gilberto Freyre International Airport
811,932.95 miles (19,204.17 km) ESECoronel Horácio de Mattos Airport (LEC)Lençõis, Bahia, BrazilView Coronel Horácio de Mattos Airport on a map View satellite image of Coronel Horácio de Mattos Airport Set LEC as destination Airport Get more information about Coronel Horácio de Mattos Airport
911,905.05 miles (19,159.28 km) SEVitória-Eurico de Aguiar Salles Airport (Goiabeiras) (VIX)Vitória, Espírito Santo, BrazilView Vitória-Eurico de Aguiar Salles Airport (Goiabeiras) on a map View satellite image of Vitória-Eurico de Aguiar Salles Airport (Goiabeiras) Set VIX as destination Airport Get more information about Vitória-Eurico de Aguiar Salles Airport (Goiabeiras)
1011,884.00 miles (19,125.40 km) SPresidente Castro Pinto International Airport (JPA)João Pessoa, Paraíba, BrazilView Presidente Castro Pinto International Airport on a map View satellite image of Presidente Castro Pinto International Airport Set JPA as destination Airport Get more information about Presidente Castro Pinto International Airport
1111,883.39 miles (19,124.42 km) SSEPresidente João Suassuna Airport (CPV)Campina Grande, Paraíba, BrazilView Presidente João Suassuna Airport on a map View satellite image of Presidente João Suassuna Airport Set CPV as destination Airport Get more information about Presidente João Suassuna Airport
1211,866.48 miles (19,097.20 km) EGuanambi Airport (GNM)Guanambi, Bahia, BrazilView Guanambi Airport on a map View satellite image of Guanambi Airport Set GNM as destination Airport Get more information about Guanambi Airport
1311,864.21 miles (19,093.54 km) ESECoronel Altino Machado de Oliveira Airport (GVR)Governador Valadares, Minas Gerais, BrazilView Coronel Altino Machado de Oliveira Airport on a map View satellite image of Coronel Altino Machado de Oliveira Airport Set GVR as destination Airport Get more information about Coronel Altino Machado de Oliveira Airport
1411,853.53 miles (19,076.36 km) SEPetrolina–Senador Nilo Coelho Airport (PNZ)Petrolina, Pernambuco, BrazilView Petrolina–Senador Nilo Coelho Airport on a map View satellite image of Petrolina–Senador Nilo Coelho Airport Set PNZ as destination Airport Get more information about Petrolina–Senador Nilo Coelho Airport
1511,834.75 miles (19,046.13 km) SERaimundo de Andrade Airport (CDI)Cachoeiro de Itapemirim, BrazilView Raimundo de Andrade Airport on a map View satellite image of Raimundo de Andrade Airport Set CDI as destination Airport Get more information about Raimundo de Andrade Airport