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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):

  • Norving started operating irregular air taxi flights to Vardø after they took delivery of an eight-seat Britten-Norman Islander in April 1970.
  • Vardø Airport, Svartnes handled 14,664 passengers last year.
  • Svartnes was constructed by the Luftwaffe during the German occupation of Norway during World War II.
  • 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.
  • In addition to being known as "Vardø Airport, Svartnes", another name for VAW is "Vardø Lufthavn, Svartnes".
  • The closest airport to Vardø Airport, Svartnes (VAW) is Vadsø Airport (VDS), which is located 34 miles (56 kilometers) SW of VAW.
  • 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.

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