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SYD Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: SYD / YSSY
Airport Names:
  1. Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport
  2. Kingsford-Smith Airport
Location: Mascot (near Sydney), Australia
GPS Coordinates: 33°56'45"S by 151°10'37"E
Area Served: Sydney
Operator/Owner: Sydney Airport Corporation Limited
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 21 feet (6 meters)
# of Runways: 3
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Facts about Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport (SYD):

  • The trains that service the airport are regular suburban trains.
  • The furthest airport from Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport (SYD) is Santa Maria Airport (SMA), which is nearly antipodal to Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport (meaning Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Santa Maria Airport), and is located 12,144 miles (19,543 kilometers) away in Santa Maria, Portugal.
  • In September 2012, Sydney Airport CEO Kerrie Mather announced the airport had abandoned the proposal to create alliance-based terminals in favour of terminals "based around specific airline requirements and transfer flows".
  • Because of Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport's relatively low elevation of 21 feet, planes can take off or land at Sydney (Kingsford Smith) 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.
  • Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport (SYD) has 3 runways.
  • The dedicated Freight Terminal is located north of Terminal 1.
  • In addition to being known as "Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport", another name for SYD is "Kingsford-Smith Airport".
  • The "third runway" which the Commonwealth government commenced development of in 1989 and completed in 1994, remained controversial because of increased aircraftmovements, especially over many inner suburbs.
  • The closest airport to Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport (SYD) is Bankstown Airport (BWU), which is located only 11 miles (18 kilometers) W of SYD.
  • Sydney Airport is one of the oldest continuously operated airports in the world, and the busiest airport in Australia, handling 35,630,549 passengers in 2011 and 326,686 aircraftmovements in 2013.

Map of Nearest Airports from Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
110.93 miles (17.58 km) WBankstown Airport (BWU)Bankstown (near Sydney), New South Wales, AustraliaView Bankstown Airport on a map Set BWU as destination Airport Get more information about Bankstown Airport
228.84 miles (46.41 km) WSWCamden Aerodrome (CDU)Camden, New South Wales, AustraliaView Camden Aerodrome on a map Set CDU as destination Airport Get more information about Camden Aerodrome
347.94 miles (77.15 km) SSWIllawarra Regional Airport (WOL)Shellharbour, Wollongong, New South Wales, AustraliaView Illawarra Regional Airport on a map Set WOL as destination Airport Get more information about Illawarra Regional Airport
466.55 miles (107.10 km) NNEBelmont Airport (BEO)Newcastle, New South Wales, AustraliaView Belmont Airport on a map Set BEO as destination Airport Get more information about Belmont Airport
580.56 miles (129.64 km) NCessnock Airport (CES)Cessnock, New South Wales, AustraliaView Cessnock Airport on a map Set CES as destination Airport Get more information about Cessnock Airport
687.73 miles (141.18 km) NNEMaitland Airport (MTL)Maitland, New South Wales, AustraliaView Maitland Airport on a map Set MTL as destination Airport Get more information about Maitland Airport
788.11 miles (141.80 km) NNENewcastle Airport (NTL)Newcastle, New South Wales, AustraliaView Newcastle Airport on a map Set NTL as destination Airport Get more information about Newcastle Airport
895.21 miles (153.23 km) WNWBathurst Airport (BHS)Bathurst, New South Wales, AustraliaView Bathurst Airport on a map Set BHS as destination Airport Get more information about Bathurst Airport
9102.06 miles (164.25 km) SWGoulburn Airport (GUL)Goulburn, New South Wales, AustraliaView Goulburn Airport on a map Set GUL as destination Airport Get more information about Goulburn Airport
10131.63 miles (211.84 km) NWMudgee Airport (DGE)Mudgee, New South Wales, AustraliaView Mudgee Airport on a map Set DGE as destination Airport Get more information about Mudgee Airport
11146.76 miles (236.19 km) SWCanberra Airport (CBR)Canberra, AustraliaView Canberra Airport on a map Set CBR as destination Airport Get more information about Canberra Airport
12146.99 miles (236.56 km) SSWMoruya Airport (MYA)Moruya, New South Wales, AustraliaView Moruya Airport on a map Set MYA as destination Airport Get more information about Moruya Airport
13175.52 miles (282.48 km) NNWCoolah Airport (CLH)Coolah, New South Wales, AustraliaView Coolah Airport on a map Set CLH as destination Airport Get more information about Coolah Airport
14185.40 miles (298.38 km) WSWCootamundra Airport (CMD)Cootamundra, New South Wales, AustraliaView Cootamundra Airport on a map Set CMD as destination Airport Get more information about Cootamundra Airport
15190.76 miles (306.99 km) WNWForbes Airport (FRB)Forbes, New South Wales, AustraliaView Forbes Airport on a map Set FRB as destination Airport Get more information about Forbes Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,143.59 miles (19,543.17 km) NWSanta Maria Airport (SMA)Santa Maria, PortugalView Santa Maria Airport on a map Set SMA as destination Airport Get more information about Santa Maria Airport
212,121.54 miles (19,507.68 km) NNWJoão Paulo II Airport (PDL)Ponta Delgada, Azores, PortugalView João Paulo II Airport on a map Set PDL as destination Airport Get more information about João Paulo II Airport
312,120.72 miles (19,506.36 km) NHorta International Airport (HOR)Horta, Azores, PortugalView Horta International Airport on a map Set HOR as destination Airport Get more information about Horta International Airport
412,117.69 miles (19,501.48 km) NPico Airport (PIX)Pico Island, Azores, PortugalView Pico Airport on a map Set PIX as destination Airport Get more information about Pico Airport
512,090.40 miles (19,457.57 km) NNWLajes Air Base (TER)Lajes, Azores, PortugalView Lajes Air Base on a map Set TER as destination Airport Get more information about Lajes Air Base
612,078.50 miles (19,438.41 km) NGraciosa Airport (GRW)Graciosa Island, Azores, PortugalView Graciosa Airport on a map Set GRW as destination Airport Get more information about Graciosa Airport
712,035.09 miles (19,368.55 km) NNEFlores Airport (FLW)Flores Island, Azores, PortugalView Flores Airport on a map Set FLW as destination Airport Get more information about Flores Airport
812,021.51 miles (19,346.70 km) NNECorvo Airport (CVU)Corvo Island, Azores, PortugalView Corvo Airport on a map Set CVU as destination Airport Get more information about Corvo Airport
911,736.45 miles (18,887.94 km) WMadeira Airport (FNC)Funchal, Madeira, PortugalView Madeira Airport on a map Set FNC as destination Airport Get more information about Madeira Airport
1011,716.13 miles (18,855.24 km) WPorto Santo Airport (PXO)Porto Santo, Madeira, PortugalView Porto Santo Airport on a map Set PXO as destination Airport Get more information about Porto Santo Airport
1111,687.72 miles (18,809.51 km) WNWLa Palma Airport (SPC)La Palma, Canary Islands, SpainView La Palma Airport on a map Set SPC as destination Airport Get more information about La Palma Airport
1211,637.71 miles (18,729.02 km) WNWLa Gomera Airport (GMZ)Alajeró / San Sebastián, Canary Islands, SpainView La Gomera Airport on a map Set GMZ as destination Airport Get more information about La Gomera Airport
1311,609.16 miles (18,683.09 km) WNWTenerife North Airport (TFN)Tenerife, Canary Islands, SpainView Tenerife North Airport on a map Set TFN as destination Airport Get more information about Tenerife North Airport
1411,605.42 miles (18,677.06 km) WNWTenerife-South Airport (TFS)Tenerife, Canary Islands, SpainView Tenerife-South Airport on a map Set TFS as destination Airport Get more information about Tenerife-South Airport
1511,539.74 miles (18,571.37 km) WNWGran Canaria Airport (LPA)Las Palmas, Canary Islands, SpainView Gran Canaria Airport on a map Set LPA as destination Airport Get more information about Gran Canaria Airport