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UTE Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: UTE / FABU
Airport Names:
  1. RMAF Butterworth
  2. TUDM Butterworth
  3. BWH
  4. WMKB
Location: Butterworth, South Africa
GPS Coordinates: 5°27'57"N by 100°23'27"E
Operator/Owner: Ministry of Defence (Malaysia)
Airport Type: Military
Elevation: 8 feet (2 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about RMAF Butterworth (UTE):

  • The closest airport to RMAF Butterworth (UTE) is RMAF Butterworth (BWH), which is located only 0 mile (0 kilometer) N of UTE.
  • In addition to being known as "RMAF Butterworth", other names for UTE include "TUDM Butterworth", "BWH" and "WMKB".
  • Because of RMAF Butterworth's relatively low elevation of 8 feet, planes can take off or land at RMAF Butterworth 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 1957, the RAF closed the station and it was transferred to the Royal Australian Air Force and it was promptly renamed as RAAF Station Butterworth, becoming the home to numerous Australian fighter and bomber squadrons stationed in Malaya during the Cold War era.
  • RMAF Butterworth (UTE) currently has only 1 runway.
  • The furthest airport from RMAF Butterworth (UTE) is Cap. FAP Guillermo Concha Iberico International Airport (PIU), which is nearly antipodal to RMAF Butterworth (meaning RMAF Butterworth is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Cap. FAP Guillermo Concha Iberico International Airport), and is located 12,365 miles (19,900 kilometers) away in Piura, Peru.

Map of Nearest Airports from RMAF Butterworth:

List of Nearest Airports from RMAF Butterworth:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
10.00 miles (0.00 km) NRMAF Butterworth (BWH)Butterworth, Penang, MalaysiaView RMAF Butterworth on a map Set BWH as destination Airport Get more information about RMAF Butterworth
214.08 miles (22.65 km) SWPenang International Airport (PEN)Penang, MalaysiaView Penang International Airport on a map Set PEN as destination Airport Get more information about Penang International Airport
350.33 miles (80.99 km) NSultan Abdul Halim Airport (AOR)Alor Star, Kedah, MalaysiaView Sultan Abdul Halim Airport on a map Set AOR as destination Airport Get more information about Sultan Abdul Halim Airport
475.06 miles (120.80 km) NWLangkawi International Airport (LGK)Langkawi, Kedah, MalaysiaView Langkawi International Airport on a map Set LGK as destination Airport Get more information about Langkawi International Airport
578.58 miles (126.46 km) SESultan Azlan Shah Airport (IPH)Ipoh, Perak, MalaysiaView Sultan Azlan Shah Airport on a map Set IPH as destination Airport Get more information about Sultan Azlan Shah Airport
688.90 miles (143.08 km) SSESitiawan Airport (SWY)Perak, MalaysiaView Sitiawan Airport on a map Set SWY as destination Airport Get more information about Sitiawan Airport
7101.36 miles (163.12 km) NHat Yai International Airport (HDY)Hat Yai, Songkhla Province, ThailandView Hat Yai International Airport on a map Set HDY as destination Airport Get more information about Hat Yai International Airport
8105.13 miles (169.20 km) NNEPattani Airport (PAN)Pattani, ThailandView Pattani Airport on a map Set PAN as destination Airport Get more information about Pattani Airport
9139.36 miles (224.27 km) ENESultan Ismail Petra Airport (KBR)Kota Bharu, Kelantan, MalaysiaView Sultan Ismail Petra Airport on a map Set KBR as destination Airport Get more information about Sultan Ismail Petra Airport
10150.82 miles (242.71 km) NNWTrang Airport (TST)Trang, ThailandView Trang Airport on a map Set TST as destination Airport Get more information about Trang Airport
11164.09 miles (264.07 km) SWKualanamu International Airport (KNO)Medan, IndonesiaView Kualanamu International Airport on a map Set KNO as destination Airport Get more information about Kualanamu International Airport
12177.22 miles (285.20 km) SWPolonia International Airport (MES)Medan, IndonesiaView Polonia International Airport on a map Set MES as destination Airport Get more information about Polonia International Airport
13179.95 miles (289.60 km) SSESultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport (SZB)Subang (near Kuala Lumpur), MalaysiaView Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport on a map Set SZB as destination Airport Get more information about Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport
14184.18 miles (296.41 km) SSE KA01  KJ15  MR1  Kuala Lumpur Sentral (KL Sentral) 吉隆坡中环广场 (XKL)Kuala Lumpur, MalaysiaView  KA01  KJ15  MR1  Kuala Lumpur Sentral (KL Sentral) 吉隆坡中环广场 on a map Set XKL as destination Airport Get more information about  KA01  KJ15  MR1  Kuala Lumpur Sentral (KL Sentral) 吉隆坡中环广场
15206.03 miles (331.57 km) NNWKrabi International Airport (KBV)Krabi, ThailandView Krabi International Airport on a map Set KBV as destination Airport Get more information about Krabi International Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from RMAF Butterworth:

List of Furthest Airports from RMAF Butterworth:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,365.07 miles (19,899.61 km) ESECap. FAP Guillermo Concha Iberico International Airport (PIU)Piura, PeruView Cap. FAP Guillermo Concha Iberico International Airport on a map Set PIU as destination Airport Get more information about Cap. FAP Guillermo Concha Iberico International Airport
212,358.23 miles (19,888.59 km) SSEJosé María Velasco Ibarra Airport (MRR)Macará, EcuadorView José María Velasco Ibarra Airport on a map Set MRR as destination Airport Get more information about José María Velasco Ibarra Airport
312,344.29 miles (19,866.15 km) SCap. FAP José A. Quiñones González International Airport (CIX)Chiclayo, PeruView Cap. FAP José A. Quiñones González International Airport on a map Set CIX as destination Airport Get more information about Cap. FAP José A. Quiñones González International Airport
412,333.91 miles (19,849.45 km) SCamilo Ponce Enriquez Airport (LOH)Loja, EcuadorView Camilo Ponce Enriquez Airport on a map Set LOH as destination Airport Get more information about Camilo Ponce Enriquez Airport
512,307.96 miles (19,807.70 km) ESECap. FAP Victor Montes Arias Airport (TYL)Talara, PeruView Cap. FAP Victor Montes Arias Airport on a map Set TYL as destination Airport Get more information about Cap. FAP Victor Montes Arias Airport
612,306.03 miles (19,804.59 km) WSWChachapoyas Airport (CHH)Chachapoyas, PeruView Chachapoyas Airport on a map Set CHH as destination Airport Get more information about Chachapoyas Airport
712,297.96 miles (19,791.60 km) SSWMayor General FAP Armando Revoredo Iglesias (CJA)Cajamarca, PeruView Mayor General FAP Armando Revoredo Iglesias on a map Set CJA as destination Airport Get more information about Mayor General FAP Armando Revoredo Iglesias
812,294.28 miles (19,785.68 km) SSECap. FAP Pedro Canga Rodríguez Airport (TBP)Tumbes, PeruView Cap. FAP Pedro Canga Rodríguez Airport on a map Set TBP as destination Airport Get more information about Cap. FAP Pedro Canga Rodríguez Airport
912,294.20 miles (19,785.55 km) SSanta Rosa International Airport (ETR)Santa Rosa, El Oro, EcuadorView Santa Rosa International Airport on a map Set ETR as destination Airport Get more information about Santa Rosa International Airport
1012,253.64 miles (19,720.28 km) SSWMariscal Lamar International Airport (CUE)Cuenca, EcuadorView Mariscal Lamar International Airport on a map Set CUE as destination Airport Get more information about Mariscal Lamar International Airport
1112,252.87 miles (19,719.03 km) SCapitán FAP Carlos Martínez de Pinillos International Airport (TRU)Trujillo, PeruView Capitán FAP Carlos Martínez de Pinillos International Airport on a map Set TRU as destination Airport Get more information about Capitán FAP Carlos Martínez de Pinillos International Airport
1212,207.41 miles (19,645.88 km) SJosé Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport (GYE)Santiago de Guayaquil, EcuadorView José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport on a map Set GYE as destination Airport Get more information about José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport
1312,206.66 miles (19,644.67 km) WSWJuanjuí Airport (JJI)Juanjuí, PeruView Juanjuí Airport on a map Set JJI as destination Airport Get more information about Juanjuí Airport
1412,195.14 miles (19,626.12 km) SSWCol. Edmundo Carvajal Airport (XMS)Macas, EcuadorView Col. Edmundo Carvajal Airport on a map Set XMS as destination Airport Get more information about Col. Edmundo Carvajal Airport
1512,194.98 miles (19,625.87 km) WMoisés Benzaquén Rengifo Airport (YMS)Yurimaguas, PeruView Moisés Benzaquén Rengifo Airport on a map Set YMS as destination Airport Get more information about Moisés Benzaquén Rengifo Airport