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VAW Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: VAW / ENSS
Airport Names:
  1. Vardø Airport, Svartnes
  2. Vardø Lufthavn, Svartnes
Location: Vardø, Norway
GPS Coordinates: 70°21'19"N by 31°2'42"E
Area Served: Vardø, Norway
Operator/Owner: Avinor
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 42 feet (13 meters)
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Facts about Vardø Airport, Svartnes (VAW):

  • Because of Vardø Airport, Svartnes's relatively low elevation of 42 feet, planes can take off or land at Vardø Airport, Svartnes 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.
  • Svartnes was built by the German Luftwaffe 1943, where it served fighter aircraft to protect German convoys.
  • The furthest airport from Vardø Airport, Svartnes (VAW) is Chatham Islands (CHT), which is located 10,373 miles (16,694 kilometers) away in Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New Zealand.
  • The airport has a single terminal building which has an integrated control tower.
  • The closest airport to Vardø Airport, Svartnes (VAW) is Vadsø Airport (VDS), which is located 34 miles (56 kilometers) SW of VAW.
  • In addition to being known as "Vardø Airport, Svartnes", another name for VAW is "Vardø Lufthavn, Svartnes".
  • Vardø Airport, Svartnes handled 14,664 passengers last year.

Map of Nearest Airports from Vardø Airport, Svartnes:

List of Nearest Airports from Vardø Airport, Svartnes:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
134.49 miles (55.51 km) SWVadsø Airport (VDS)Vadsø, Finnmark, NorwayView Vadsø Airport on a map Set VDS as destination Airport Get more information about Vadsø Airport
235.51 miles (57.15 km) WNWBåtsfjord Airport (BJF)Båtsfjord, Finnmark, NorwayView Båtsfjord Airport on a map Set BJF as destination Airport Get more information about Båtsfjord Airport
351.39 miles (82.71 km) SSWKirkenes Airport, Høybuktmoen (KKN)Kirkenes, Finnmark, NorwayView Kirkenes Airport, Høybuktmoen on a map Set KKN as destination Airport Get more information about Kirkenes Airport, Høybuktmoen
458.29 miles (93.81 km) NWBerlevåg Airport (BVG)Berlevåg, NorwayView Berlevåg Airport on a map Set BVG as destination Airport Get more information about Berlevåg Airport
587.01 miles (140.02 km) NWMehamn Airport (MEH)Mehamn, NorwayView Mehamn Airport on a map Set MEH as destination Airport Get more information about Mehamn Airport
6116.14 miles (186.92 km) SSEMurmansk Airport (MMK)Murmansk, RussiaView Murmansk Airport on a map Set MMK as destination Airport Get more information about Murmansk Airport
7124.16 miles (199.82 km) WNWHonningsvåg Airport, Valan (HVG)Nordkapp, Finnmark, NorwayView Honningsvåg Airport, Valan on a map Set HVG as destination Airport Get more information about Honningsvåg Airport, Valan
8143.35 miles (230.69 km) WLakselv Airport, Banak (LKL)Lakselv, NorwayView Lakselv Airport, Banak on a map Set LKL as destination Airport Get more information about Lakselv Airport, Banak
9149.14 miles (240.02 km) SWIvalo Airport (IVL)Ivalo, FinlandView Ivalo Airport on a map Set IVL as destination Airport Get more information about Ivalo Airport
10171.34 miles (275.75 km) WHammerfest Airport (HFT)Hammerfest, Finnmark, NorwayView Hammerfest Airport on a map Set HFT as destination Airport Get more information about Hammerfest Airport
11181.66 miles (292.36 km) WAlta Airport (ALF)Alta, NorwayView Alta Airport on a map Set ALF as destination Airport Get more information about Alta Airport
12206.20 miles (331.85 km) WHasvik Airport (HAA)Hasvik, NorwayView Hasvik Airport on a map Set HAA as destination Airport Get more information about Hasvik Airport
13209.55 miles (337.24 km) SSEKirovsk-Apatity Airport Аэропорт Кировск/Апатиты (KVK)Kirovsk / Apatity, Murmansk Oblast, RussiaView Kirovsk-Apatity Airport Аэропорт Кировск/Апатиты on a map Set KVK as destination Airport Get more information about Kirovsk-Apatity Airport Аэропорт Кировск/Апатиты
14230.69 miles (371.27 km) WSWEnontekiö Airport (ENF)Enontekiö, FinlandView Enontekiö Airport on a map Set ENF as destination Airport Get more information about Enontekiö Airport
15238.89 miles (384.46 km) SWKittilä Airport (KTT)Kittilä, FinlandView Kittilä Airport on a map Set KTT as destination Airport Get more information about Kittilä Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Vardø Airport, Svartnes:

List of Furthest Airports from Vardø Airport, Svartnes:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
110,373.04 miles (16,693.75 km) SEChatham Islands (CHT)Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New ZealandView Chatham Islands on a map Set CHT as destination Airport Get more information about Chatham Islands
210,284.52 miles (16,551.29 km) ESERyan's Creek Aerodrome (SZS)Stewart Island, New ZealandView Ryan's Creek Aerodrome on a map Set SZS as destination Airport Get more information about Ryan's Creek Aerodrome
310,267.18 miles (16,523.38 km) ESEDunedin International Airport (DUD)Dunedin, Otago, New ZealandView Dunedin International Airport on a map Set DUD as destination Airport Get more information about Dunedin International Airport
410,258.67 miles (16,509.68 km) ESEInvercargill Airport (IVC)Invercargill, New ZealandView Invercargill Airport on a map Set IVC as destination Airport Get more information about Invercargill Airport
510,224.69 miles (16,455.01 km) ESEOamaru Airport (OAM)Oamaru, North Otago, New ZealandView Oamaru Airport on a map Set OAM as destination Airport Get more information about Oamaru Airport
610,205.49 miles (16,424.11 km) ESEAlexandra Aerodrome (ALR)Alexandra, New ZealandView Alexandra Aerodrome on a map Set ALR as destination Airport Get more information about Alexandra Aerodrome
710,185.36 miles (16,391.71 km) ESERichard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) (TIU)Timaru, New ZealandView Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) on a map Set TIU as destination Airport Get more information about Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport)
810,180.59 miles (16,384.03 km) ESEQueenstown Airport (ZQN)Queenstown, New ZealandView Queenstown Airport on a map Set ZQN as destination Airport Get more information about Queenstown Airport
910,172.17 miles (16,370.48 km) ESEWanaka Airport (WKA)Wanaka, New ZealandView Wanaka Airport on a map Set WKA as destination Airport Get more information about Wanaka Airport
1010,171.25 miles (16,369.01 km) ESEAshburton Aerodrome (ASG)Ashburton, New ZealandView Ashburton Aerodrome on a map Set ASG as destination Airport Get more information about Ashburton Aerodrome
1110,159.19 miles (16,349.59 km) SEChristchurch International Airport (CHC)Christchurch, New ZealandView Christchurch International Airport on a map Set CHC as destination Airport Get more information about Christchurch International Airport
1210,142.01 miles (16,321.94 km) ESEMilford Sound Airport (MFN)Milford Sound, New ZealandView Milford Sound Airport on a map Set MFN as destination Airport Get more information about Milford Sound Airport
1310,138.48 miles (16,316.26 km) ESEGlentanner Aerodrome (GTN)Mount Cook, New ZealandView Glentanner Aerodrome on a map Set GTN as destination Airport Get more information about Glentanner Aerodrome
1410,129.78 miles (16,302.26 km) ESEMount Cook Airport (MON)Mount Cook, New ZealandView Mount Cook Airport on a map Set MON as destination Airport Get more information about Mount Cook Airport
1510,116.63 miles (16,281.09 km) WSWTeniente Rodolfo Marsh Airport (TNM)Villa Las Estrellas, AntarcticaView Teniente Rodolfo Marsh Airport on a map Set TNM as destination Airport Get more information about Teniente Rodolfo Marsh Airport