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VDA Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: VDA / LLOV
Airport Names:
  1. Ovda Airport
  2. נְמַל הַתְּעוּפָה עוֹבְדָה
Location: Ovda, Israel
GPS Coordinates: 29°56'25"N by 34°56'8"E
Area Served: Eilat, Israel
Operator/Owner: IAA
Airport Type: Public/Military
Elevation: 1,492 feet (455 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Ovda Airport (VDA):

  • Ovda Airport (VDA) has 2 runways.
  • In addition to being known as "Ovda Airport", another name for VDA is "נְמַל הַתְּעוּפָה עוֹבְדָה".
  • Ovda was originally built as a military airport in 1980 following Israel's withdrawal from the Sinai Peninsula as part of the Israel-Egypt Peace Treaty because the Israeli Air Force needed alternative airfields to its Sinai bases.
  • Ovda Airport handled 136,791 passengers last year.
  • The closest airport to Ovda Airport (VDA) is Yotvata Airfield (YOT), which is located only 8 miles (13 kilometers) ESE of VDA.
  • In 1988 a decision was made that international flights bringing tourists to Eilat would land at Ovda, instead of at Eilat.
  • The furthest airport from Ovda Airport (VDA) is Rurutu Airport (RUR), which is located 11,788 miles (18,970 kilometers) away in Rurutu, French Polynesia.

Map of Nearest Airports from Ovda Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Ovda Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
18.34 miles (13.42 km) ESEYotvata Airfield (YOT)Yotvata, IsraelView Yotvata Airfield on a map View satellite image of Yotvata Airfield Set YOT as destination Airport Get more information about Yotvata Airfield
223.24 miles (37.40 km) SSEKing Hussein International Airport (AQJ)Aqaba, JordanView King Hussein International Airport on a map View satellite image of King Hussein International Airport Set AQJ as destination Airport Get more information about King Hussein International Airport
326.13 miles (42.05 km) SSWTaba International Airport (TCP)Taba, EgyptView Taba International Airport on a map View satellite image of Taba International Airport Set TCP as destination Airport Get more information about Taba International Airport
426.43 miles (42.53 km) SEilat Airport (ETH)Eilat, IsraelView Eilat Airport on a map View satellite image of Eilat Airport Set ETH as destination Airport Get more information about Eilat Airport
549.70 miles (79.98 km) NNEEin Yahav Airfield (EIY)Ein Yahav, IsraelView Ein Yahav Airfield on a map View satellite image of Ein Yahav Airfield Set EIY as destination Airport Get more information about Ein Yahav Airfield
649.79 miles (80.13 km) NMitzpe Ramon Airport (MIP)Mitzpe Ramon, IsraelView Mitzpe Ramon Airport on a map View satellite image of Mitzpe Ramon Airport Set MIP as destination Airport Get more information about Mitzpe Ramon Airport
793.90 miles (151.12 km) NBe'er Sheva Airport (BEV)Beersheba, IsraelView Be'er Sheva Airport on a map View satellite image of Be'er Sheva Airport Set BEV as destination Airport Get more information about Be'er Sheva Airport
898.40 miles (158.37 km) NNWYasser Arafat International Airport (CLOSED) (GZA)Gaza, PalestineView Yasser Arafat International Airport (CLOSED) on a map View satellite image of Yasser Arafat International Airport (CLOSED) Set GZA as destination Airport Get more information about Yasser Arafat International Airport (CLOSED)
999.60 miles (160.29 km) NNEBar Yehuda Airfield (MTZ)Masada, IsraelView Bar Yehuda Airfield on a map View satellite image of Bar Yehuda Airfield Set MTZ as destination Airport Get more information about Bar Yehuda Airfield
10101.43 miles (163.23 km) SSWSt. Catherine International Airport (SKV)St. Catherine, EgyptView St. Catherine International Airport on a map View satellite image of St. Catherine International Airport Set SKV as destination Airport Get more information about St. Catherine International Airport
11102.06 miles (164.25 km) NWEl Arish International Airport (AAC)El Arish, EgyptView El Arish International Airport on a map View satellite image of El Arish International Airport Set AAC as destination Airport Get more information about El Arish International Airport
12105.72 miles (170.14 km) NNWGaza Airstrip/Gush Katif Airport (GHK)Gush Katif, IsraelView Gaza Airstrip/Gush Katif Airport on a map View satellite image of Gaza Airstrip/Gush Katif Airport Set GHK as destination Airport Get more information about Gaza Airstrip/Gush Katif Airport
13134.02 miles (215.69 km) NAtarot Airport (JRS)Jerusalem, IsraelView Atarot Airport on a map View satellite image of Atarot Airport Set JRS as destination Airport Get more information about Atarot Airport
14138.20 miles (222.41 km) NNEQueen Alia International Airport (AMM)Amman, JordanView Queen Alia International Airport on a map View satellite image of Queen Alia International Airport Set AMM as destination Airport Get more information about Queen Alia International Airport
15139.52 miles (224.54 km) SSWSharm el-Sheikh International Airpoirt (SSH)Sharm el-Sheikh, EgyptView Sharm el-Sheikh International Airpoirt on a map View satellite image of Sharm el-Sheikh International Airpoirt Set SSH as destination Airport Get more information about Sharm el-Sheikh International Airpoirt

Map of Furthest Airports from Ovda Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Ovda Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,787.65 miles (18,970.34 km) SERurutu Airport (RUR)Rurutu, French PolynesiaView Rurutu Airport on a map View satellite image of Rurutu Airport Set RUR as destination Airport Get more information about Rurutu Airport
211,684.87 miles (18,804.92 km) SWTureira Airport (ZTA)Tureia, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Tureira Airport on a map View satellite image of Tureira Airport Set ZTA as destination Airport Get more information about Tureira Airport
311,649.77 miles (18,748.44 km) SWTotegegie Airport (GMR)Mangareva, Gambier Islands, French PolynesiaView Totegegie Airport on a map View satellite image of Totegegie Airport Set GMR as destination Airport Get more information about Totegegie Airport
411,601.65 miles (18,671.01 km) SSWNukutavake Airport (NUK)Nukutavake, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Nukutavake Airport on a map View satellite image of Nukutavake Airport Set NUK as destination Airport Get more information about Nukutavake Airport
511,576.97 miles (18,631.29 km) SSWHao Airport (HOI)Hao, Tuamotu Island, French PolynesiaView Hao Airport on a map View satellite image of Hao Airport Set HOI as destination Airport Get more information about Hao Airport
611,566.36 miles (18,614.20 km) SAnaa Airport (AAA)Anaa, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Anaa Airport on a map View satellite image of Anaa Airport Set AAA as destination Airport Get more information about Anaa Airport
711,534.42 miles (18,562.81 km) SSEFa'a'ā International Airport (PPT)Papeete, Tahiti, French PolynesiaView Fa'a'ā International Airport on a map View satellite image of Fa'a'ā International Airport Set PPT as destination Airport Get more information about Fa'a'ā International Airport
811,526.95 miles (18,550.78 km) SSEMoorea Airport (MOZ)Moorea, Windward Islands, French PolynesiaView Moorea Airport on a map View satellite image of Moorea Airport Set MOZ as destination Airport Get more information about Moorea Airport
911,509.95 miles (18,523.42 km) SMakemo Airport (MKP)Makemo, French PolynesiaView Makemo Airport on a map View satellite image of Makemo Airport Set MKP as destination Airport Get more information about Makemo Airport
1011,486.34 miles (18,485.42 km) SWPukarua Airport (PUK)Pukarua, Tuamotus, French PolynesiaView Pukarua Airport on a map View satellite image of Pukarua Airport Set PUK as destination Airport Get more information about Pukarua Airport
1111,476.63 miles (18,469.79 km) SFakarava Airport (FAV)Fakarava, Society Islands, French PolynesiaView Fakarava Airport on a map View satellite image of Fakarava Airport Set FAV as destination Airport Get more information about Fakarava Airport
1211,465.42 miles (18,451.77 km) ESEMangaia Island Airport (MGS)Mangaia Island, Cook IslandsView Mangaia Island Airport on a map View satellite image of Mangaia Island Airport Set MGS as destination Airport Get more information about Mangaia Island Airport
1311,462.96 miles (18,447.81 km) SRaroia Airport (RRR)Raroia, French PolynesiaView Raroia Airport on a map View satellite image of Raroia Airport Set RRR as destination Airport Get more information about Raroia Airport
1411,446.66 miles (18,421.56 km) SSEHuahine – Fare Airport (HUH)Huahine, Society Islands, French PolynesiaView Huahine – Fare Airport on a map View satellite image of Huahine – Fare Airport Set HUH as destination Airport Get more information about Huahine – Fare Airport
1511,440.40 miles (18,411.49 km) SApataki Airport (APK)Apataki, French PolynesiaView Apataki Airport on a map View satellite image of Apataki Airport Set APK as destination Airport Get more information about Apataki Airport