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TIP Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: TIP / HLLT
Airport Names:
  1. Tripoli International Airport
  2. مطار طرابلس العالمي
Location: Tripoli, Libya
GPS Coordinates: 32°40'9"N by 13°9'24"E
Area Served: Tripoli
Operator/Owner: Civil Aviation and Meteorology Bureau
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 263 feet (80 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Tripoli International Airport (TIP):

  • During World War II, the airfield was used by the British Royal Air Force and was named RAF Castel Benito later changing to RAF Idris in 1952.
  • In addition to being known as "Tripoli International Airport", another name for TIP is "مطار طرابلس العالمي".
  • The airport closed from March 2011 to October 2011 as a result of United Nations Security Council establishing a no-fly zone over Libya.
  • The closest airport to Tripoli International Airport (TIP) is Mitiga International Airport (MJI), which is located only 18 miles (28 kilometers) NNE of TIP.
  • Because of Tripoli International Airport's relatively low elevation of 263 feet, planes can take off or land at Tripoli 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.
  • Tripoli International Airport (TIP) has 2 runways.
  • The airport has one main passenger terminal that serves international and domestic departures and arrivals.
  • The furthest airport from Tripoli International Airport (TIP) is Rarotonga International Airport (RAR), which is located 11,534 miles (18,563 kilometers) away in Avarua, Cook Islands.
  • Tripoli International Airport handled 3,070,200 passengers last year.

Map of Nearest Airports from Tripoli International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Tripoli International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
117.54 miles (28.23 km) NNEMitiga International Airport (MJI)Tripoli, LibyaView Mitiga International Airport on a map Set MJI as destination Airport Get more information about Mitiga International Airport
2113.41 miles (182.52 km) ESEMisrata International Airport (MRA)Misrata, LibyaView Misrata International Airport on a map Set MRA as destination Airport Get more information about Misrata International Airport
3160.81 miles (258.80 km) WNWDjerba–Zarzis International Airport (DJE)Djerba, TunisiaView Djerba–Zarzis International Airport on a map Set DJE as destination Airport Get more information about Djerba–Zarzis International Airport
4197.83 miles (318.38 km) NLampedusa Airport (LMP)Lampedusa, ItalyView Lampedusa Airport on a map Set LMP as destination Airport Get more information about Lampedusa Airport
5200.29 miles (322.34 km) NWSfax–Thyna International Airport (SFA)Sfax, TunisiaView Sfax–Thyna International Airport on a map Set SFA as destination Airport Get more information about Sfax–Thyna International Airport
6201.05 miles (323.56 km) WNWGabès - Matmata International Airport (GAE)Gabès, TunisiaView Gabès - Matmata International Airport on a map Set GAE as destination Airport Get more information about Gabès - Matmata International Airport
7231.20 miles (372.07 km) ESEGhardabiya Air Base (SRX)Sirte, LibyaView Ghardabiya Air Base on a map Set SRX as destination Airport Get more information about Ghardabiya Air Base
8232.82 miles (374.69 km) NNEMalta International Airport (MLA)Luqa, MaltaView Malta International Airport on a map Set MLA as destination Airport Get more information about Malta International Airport
9240.56 miles (387.14 km) NNEXewkija / Gozo Heliport (GZM)Xewkija, Gozo, MaltaView Xewkija / Gozo Heliport on a map Set GZM as destination Airport Get more information about Xewkija / Gozo Heliport
10253.70 miles (408.29 km) NNWMonastir Habib Bourguiba International Airport (MIR)Monastir, TunisiaView Monastir Habib Bourguiba International Airport on a map Set MIR as destination Airport Get more information about Monastir Habib Bourguiba International Airport
11267.99 miles (431.29 km) SWGhadames Airport (LTD)Ghadames, LibyaView Ghadames Airport on a map Set LTD as destination Airport Get more information about Ghadames Airport
12277.37 miles (446.38 km) WNWGafsa - Ksar International Airport (GAF)Gafsa, TunisiaView Gafsa - Ksar International Airport on a map Set GAF as destination Airport Get more information about Gafsa - Ksar International Airport
13281.78 miles (453.49 km) NNWEnfidha–Hammamet International Airport (NBE)Enfidha, TunisiaView Enfidha–Hammamet International Airport on a map Set NBE as destination Airport Get more information about Enfidha–Hammamet International Airport
14309.74 miles (498.48 km) NNEComiso Airport (CIY)Comiso, ItalyView Comiso Airport on a map Set CIY as destination Airport Get more information about Comiso Airport
15333.31 miles (536.41 km) NNWTunis–Carthage Airport (TUN)Tunis / Carthage, TunisiaView Tunis–Carthage Airport on a map Set TUN as destination Airport Get more information about Tunis–Carthage Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Tripoli International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Tripoli International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,534.33 miles (18,562.65 km) SSWRarotonga International Airport (RAR)Avarua, Cook IslandsView Rarotonga International Airport on a map Set RAR as destination Airport Get more information about Rarotonga International Airport
211,512.93 miles (18,528.22 km) SWMangaia Island Airport (MGS)Mangaia Island, Cook IslandsView Mangaia Island Airport on a map Set MGS as destination Airport Get more information about Mangaia Island Airport
311,508.37 miles (18,520.87 km) SSEChatham Islands (CHT)Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New ZealandView Chatham Islands on a map Set CHT as destination Airport Get more information about Chatham Islands
411,496.83 miles (18,502.30 km) SEFuaʻamotu International Airport (TBU)Nukuʻalofa, Tongatapu, TongaView Fuaʻamotu International Airport on a map Set TBU as destination Airport Get more information about Fuaʻamotu International Airport
511,491.13 miles (18,493.13 km) ESEGisborne Airport (GIS)Gisborne, New ZealandView Gisborne Airport on a map Set GIS as destination Airport Get more information about Gisborne Airport
611,478.66 miles (18,473.07 km) SSENiue International Airport (IUE)Alofi, NiueView Niue International Airport on a map Set IUE as destination Airport Get more information about Niue International Airport
711,453.30 miles (18,432.25 km) ESEWhakatane Airport (WHK)Whakatane, New ZealandView Whakatane Airport on a map Set WHK as destination Airport Get more information about Whakatane Airport
811,432.87 miles (18,399.38 km) SSELifuka Island Airport (HPA)Lifuka, Ha'apai, TongaView Lifuka Island Airport on a map Set HPA as destination Airport Get more information about Lifuka Island Airport
911,420.27 miles (18,379.10 km) ESETauranga Airport (TRG)Tauranga, New ZealandView Tauranga Airport on a map Set TRG as destination Airport Get more information about Tauranga Airport
1011,418.43 miles (18,376.14 km) ESERotorua International Airport (ROT)Rotorua, New ZealandView Rotorua International Airport on a map Set ROT as destination Airport Get more information about Rotorua International Airport
1111,415.33 miles (18,371.14 km) ESEHawke's Bay Airport (NPE)Napier, New ZealandView Hawke's Bay Airport on a map Set NPE as destination Airport Get more information about Hawke's Bay Airport
1211,401.11 miles (18,348.26 km) ESEGreat Barrier Aerodrome (GBZ)Great Barrier Island, New ZealandView Great Barrier Aerodrome on a map Set GBZ as destination Airport Get more information about Great Barrier Aerodrome
1311,396.74 miles (18,341.23 km) ESECoromandel Aerodrome (CMV)Coromandel, New ZealandView Coromandel Aerodrome on a map Set CMV as destination Airport Get more information about Coromandel Aerodrome
1411,395.02 miles (18,338.46 km) ESEMatamata Airport (MTA)Matamata, New ZealandView Matamata Airport on a map Set MTA as destination Airport Get more information about Matamata Airport
1511,393.93 miles (18,336.70 km) ESEThames Aerodrome (TMZ)Thames, New ZealandView Thames Aerodrome on a map Set TMZ as destination Airport Get more information about Thames Aerodrome