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SZD Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: SZD / EGSY
Airport Name: Sheffield City Heliport
Location: Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
GPS Coordinates: 53°23'39"N by 1°23'18"W
Area Served: Sheffield
Operator/Owner: Peel Airports and Heliports
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 231 feet (70 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Sheffield City Heliport (SZD):

  • There has been a degree of controversy over whether there was any incentive for Peel to promote the airport.
  • Because of Sheffield City Heliport's relatively low elevation of 231 feet, planes can take off or land at Sheffield City Heliport 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.
  • In the end the last scheduled airline pulled out in 2002, after the airport had passed into the hands of Peel Airports, who were shortly to be opening Robin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield airport, approximately 25 miles away.
  • The closest airport to Sheffield City Heliport (SZD) is Robin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield (DSA), which is located only 17 miles (27 kilometers) ENE of SZD.
  • Passenger figures ranged from 46,000 in 1998, 75,000 in 1999, 60,000 in 2000, 33,000 in 2001 and 13,000 in the airports final year of operation.
  • Sheffield City Heliport (SZD) currently has only 1 runway.
  • The furthest airport from Sheffield City Heliport (SZD) is Dunedin International Airport (DUD), which is located 11,799 miles (18,989 kilometers) away in Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand.
  • Before it opened, Sheffield was the largest city in Europe without its own airport although there was a proposal made in 1968 to build an airport on land near Todwick in Rotherham but came to nothing.

Map of Nearest Airports from Sheffield City Heliport:

List of Nearest Airports from Sheffield City Heliport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
116.79 miles (27.02 km) ENERobin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield (DSA)Doncaster, England, United KingdomView Robin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield on a map View satellite image of Robin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield Set DSA as destination Airport Get more information about Robin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield
234.46 miles (55.46 km) NNWLeeds Bradford International Airport (LBA)Leeds / Bradford, West Yorkshire, England, United KingdomView Leeds Bradford International Airport on a map View satellite image of Leeds Bradford International Airport Set LBA as destination Airport Get more information about Leeds Bradford International Airport
336.64 miles (58.97 km) WManchester Airport (MAN)Manchester, United KingdomView Manchester Airport on a map View satellite image of Manchester Airport Set MAN as destination Airport Get more information about Manchester Airport
438.99 miles (62.74 km) SEast Midlands Airport (EMA)Castle Donington, Leicestershire, United KingdomView East Midlands Airport on a map View satellite image of East Midlands Airport Set EMA as destination Airport Get more information about East Midlands Airport
544.45 miles (71.53 km) ENEHumberside Airport (HUY)North Lincolnshire, United KingdomView Humberside Airport on a map View satellite image of Humberside Airport Set HUY as destination Airport Get more information about Humberside Airport
648.71 miles (78.39 km) ERAF Binbrook (GSY)Grimsby, England, United KingdomView RAF Binbrook on a map View satellite image of RAF Binbrook Set GSY as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Binbrook
754.66 miles (87.97 km) ESERAF Coningsby (QCY)Coningsby, England, United KingdomView RAF Coningsby on a map View satellite image of RAF Coningsby Set QCY as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Coningsby
855.19 miles (88.83 km) SERAF Cottesmore (OKH)Oakham, England, United KingdomView RAF Cottesmore on a map View satellite image of RAF Cottesmore Set OKH as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Cottesmore
960.39 miles (97.18 km) WLiverpool John Lennon Airport (LPL)Liverpool, England, United KingdomView Liverpool John Lennon Airport on a map View satellite image of Liverpool John Lennon Airport Set LPL as destination Airport Get more information about Liverpool John Lennon Airport
1065.97 miles (106.16 km) WNWWarton Aerodrome (WRT)Warton, Lancashire, England, United KingdomView Warton Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Warton Aerodrome Set WRT as destination Airport Get more information about Warton Aerodrome
1166.67 miles (107.29 km) SSWBirmingham 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
1267.32 miles (108.34 km) WSWChester 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
1370.69 miles (113.77 km) SCoventry Airport (CVT)Coventry, West Midlands, England, United KingdomView Coventry Airport on a map View satellite image of Coventry Airport Set CVT as destination Airport Get more information about Coventry Airport
1472.15 miles (116.11 km) WNWBlackpool International Airport (BLK)Blackpool, England, United KingdomView Blackpool International Airport on a map View satellite image of Blackpool International Airport Set BLK as destination Airport Get more information about Blackpool International Airport
1577.06 miles (124.01 km) NDurham Tees Valley Airport (MME)Teesside, England, United KingdomView Durham Tees Valley Airport on a map View satellite image of Durham Tees Valley Airport Set MME as destination Airport Get more information about Durham Tees Valley Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Sheffield City Heliport:

List of Furthest Airports from Sheffield City Heliport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,799.22 miles (18,988.96 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
211,791.59 miles (18,976.67 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
311,772.67 miles (18,946.23 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
411,763.53 miles (18,931.52 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
511,737.74 miles (18,890.01 km) SSWChatham Islands (CHT)Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New ZealandView Chatham Islands on a map View satellite image of Chatham Islands Set CHT as destination Airport Get more information about Chatham Islands
611,735.98 miles (18,887.18 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
711,725.39 miles (18,870.14 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)
811,711.79 miles (18,848.25 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
911,707.95 miles (18,842.08 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
1011,704.10 miles (18,835.87 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
1111,698.56 miles (18,826.95 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
1211,676.65 miles (18,791.70 km) SEGlentanner 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
1311,668.23 miles (18,778.16 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
1411,665.55 miles (18,773.83 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
1511,646.83 miles (18,743.71 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