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SWS Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: SWS / EGFH
Airport Name: Swansea Airport
Location: Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
GPS Coordinates: 51°36'19"N by 4°4'4"W
Operator/Owner: Swansea Airport Ltd.
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 299 feet (91 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Swansea Airport (SWS):

  • The furthest airport from Swansea Airport (SWS) is Dunedin International Airport (DUD), which is located 11,966 miles (19,257 kilometers) away in Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand.
  • Because of Swansea Airport's relatively low elevation of 299 feet, planes can take off or land at Swansea 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 fire brigade at Swansea is CAT 1, and able to do CAT 2 on request.
  • The closest airport to Swansea Airport (SWS) is MoD St Athan (DGX), which is located 31 miles (49 kilometers) ESE of SWS.
  • There has been widespread local opposition against the idea of further development of the airport.
  • Swansea Airport (SWS) has 2 runways.
  • The airport was, for a short time, the headquarters of Air Wales before they ceased all operations from the airport to focus on more popular routes from Cardiff International Airport, although before their demise, the headquarters remained in Swansea, instead at a city-centre location.

Map of Nearest Airports from Swansea Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Swansea Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
130.51 miles (49.10 km) ESEMoD St Athan (DGX)St Athan, Wales, United KingdomView MoD St Athan on a map View satellite image of MoD St Athan Set DGX as destination Airport Get more information about MoD St Athan
234.33 miles (55.25 km) ESECardiff Airport (CWL)Cardiff, Wales, United KingdomView Cardiff Airport on a map View satellite image of Cardiff Airport Set CWL as destination Airport Get more information about Cardiff Airport
341.35 miles (66.55 km) WNWHaverfordwest Aerodrome (HAW)Haverfordwest, Wales, United KingdomView Haverfordwest Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Haverfordwest Aerodrome Set HAW as destination Airport Get more information about Haverfordwest Aerodrome
460.01 miles (96.58 km) ESEBristol Airport (BRS)Bristol, England, United KingdomView Bristol Airport on a map View satellite image of Bristol Airport Set BRS as destination Airport Get more information about Bristol Airport
563.60 miles (102.35 km) EBristol Filton Airport (FZO)Filton, Bristol, United KingdomView Bristol Filton Airport on a map View satellite image of Bristol Filton Airport Set FZO as destination Airport Get more information about Bristol Filton Airport
666.50 miles (107.03 km) SSEExeter International Airport (EXT)Exeter, United KingdomView Exeter International Airport on a map View satellite image of Exeter International Airport Set EXT as destination Airport Get more information about Exeter International Airport
781.72 miles (131.51 km) SPlymouth City Airport (PLH)Plymouth, United KingdomView Plymouth City Airport on a map View satellite image of Plymouth City Airport Set PLH as destination Airport Get more information about Plymouth City Airport
889.38 miles (143.85 km) ERAF Lyneham (LYE)Wiltshire, England, United KingdomView RAF Lyneham on a map View satellite image of RAF Lyneham Set LYE as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Lyneham
989.99 miles (144.82 km) SSWNewquay Cornwall Airport (NQY)Newquay, England, United KingdomView Newquay Cornwall Airport on a map View satellite image of Newquay Cornwall Airport Set NQY as destination Airport Get more information about Newquay Cornwall Airport
1097.80 miles (157.40 km) ERAF Fairford (FFD)Fairford, England, United KingdomView RAF Fairford on a map View satellite image of RAF Fairford Set FFD as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Fairford
11106.89 miles (172.03 km) ERAF Brize Norton (BZZ)Oxfordshire, England, United KingdomView RAF Brize Norton on a map View satellite image of RAF Brize Norton Set BZZ as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Brize Norton
12111.96 miles (180.18 km) ESEBournemouth Airport (BOH)Bournemouth, England, United KingdomView Bournemouth Airport on a map View satellite image of Bournemouth Airport Set BOH as destination Airport Get more information about Bournemouth Airport
13114.72 miles (184.62 km) ENEBirmingham Airport (BHX)Birmingham, England, United KingdomView Birmingham Airport on a map View satellite image of Birmingham Airport Set BHX as destination Airport Get more information about Birmingham Airport
14115.20 miles (185.40 km) NAnglesey Airport (HLY)Anglesey, Wales, United KingdomView Anglesey Airport on a map View satellite image of Anglesey Airport Set HLY as destination Airport Get more information about Anglesey Airport
15117.98 miles (189.88 km) NNEChester Hawarden Airport Hawarden Airport (CEG)Chester, England, United KingdomView Chester Hawarden Airport Hawarden Airport on a map View satellite image of Chester Hawarden Airport Hawarden Airport Set CEG as destination Airport Get more information about Chester Hawarden Airport Hawarden Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Swansea Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Swansea Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,965.90 miles (19,257.20 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
211,957.26 miles (19,243.30 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
311,939.32 miles (19,214.43 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
411,927.26 miles (19,195.02 km) SSEOamaru 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
511,902.82 miles (19,155.68 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
611,887.53 miles (19,131.07 km) SSERichard 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)
711,875.06 miles (19,111.01 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
811,871.27 miles (19,104.91 km) SSEAshburton 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
911,870.67 miles (19,103.94 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
1011,854.23 miles (19,077.49 km) SSEChristchurch 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
1111,840.91 miles (19,056.05 km) SSEGlentanner 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
1211,832.78 miles (19,042.96 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
1311,832.28 miles (19,042.16 km) SSEMount 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
1411,810.69 miles (19,007.42 km) SSEFox 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
1511,793.17 miles (18,979.21 km) SKaikoura 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