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VNY Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: VNY / KVNY
Airport Name: Van Nuys Airport
Location: Van Nuys, California, United States
GPS Coordinates: 34°12'34"N by 118°29'23"W
Area Served: Los Angeles, California
Operator/Owner: Los Angeles World Airports
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 802 feet (244 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Van Nuys Airport (VNY):

  • Legend has it that Burbank Airport provided the setting for Humphrey Bogart's famous goodbye in the film Casablanca.
  • Because of Van Nuys Airport's relatively low elevation of 802 feet, planes can take off or land at Van Nuys 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.
  • The airport is home to the Van Nuys FlyAway Bus service, which runs non-stop buses to Los Angeles International Airport for travelers that park their cars at Van Nuys.
  • Van Nuys Airport was also a location for filming of Metallica's music video for "The Memory Remains" and pop-punk band Blink-182's music video for "All The Small Things".
  • Van Nuys Airport (VNY) has 2 runways.
  • The closest airport to Van Nuys Airport (VNY) is Whiteman Airport (WHP), which is located only 6 miles (9 kilometers) NE of VNY.
  • The furthest airport from Van Nuys Airport (VNY) is Pierrefonds Airport (ZSE), which is located 11,472 miles (18,463 kilometers) away in Saint-Pierre, Réunion.
  • Van Nuys Airport is the busiest general aviation airport in the world, and the 25th busiest airport in the world.
  • In 2005 a film documenting the history of Van Nuys Airport was released under the name One Six Right, named after the more popular runway at the airport.

Map of Nearest Airports from Van Nuys Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Van Nuys Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
15.56 miles (8.94 km) NEWhiteman Airport (WHP)Los Angeles, California, United StatesView Whiteman Airport on a map Set WHP as destination Airport Get more information about Whiteman Airport
27.53 miles (12.13 km) EBob Hope Airport (BUR)Burbank, California, United StatesView Bob Hope Airport on a map Set BUR as destination Airport Get more information about Bob Hope Airport
313.58 miles (21.85 km) SSanta Monica Airport (SMO)Santa Monica, California, United StatesView Santa Monica Airport on a map Set SMO as destination Airport Get more information about Santa Monica Airport
419.05 miles (30.66 km) SSELos Angeles International Airport (LAX)Los Angeles, California, United StatesView Los Angeles International Airport on a map Set LAX as destination Airport Get more information about Los Angeles International Airport
521.71 miles (34.94 km) SSEHawthorne Municipal Airport (HHR)Hawthorne, California, United StatesView Hawthorne Municipal Airport on a map Set HHR as destination Airport Get more information about Hawthorne Municipal Airport
626.21 miles (42.18 km) SSECompton/Woodley Airport (CPM)Compton, California, United StatesView Compton/Woodley Airport on a map Set CPM as destination Airport Get more information about Compton/Woodley Airport
727.40 miles (44.09 km) ESESan Gabriel Valley (El Monte) Airport (EMT)El Monte, California, United StatesView San Gabriel Valley (El Monte) Airport on a map Set EMT as destination Airport Get more information about San Gabriel Valley (El Monte) Airport
829.37 miles (47.26 km) SSEZamperini FieldLomita Landing Strip (TOA)Torrance, California, United StatesView Zamperini FieldLomita Landing Strip on a map Set TOA as destination Airport Get more information about Zamperini FieldLomita Landing Strip
933.30 miles (53.59 km) SELong Beach Airport (JLB)Long Beach, California, United StatesView Long Beach Airport on a map Set JLB as destination Airport Get more information about Long Beach Airport
1033.30 miles (53.59 km) SELong Beach Airport (LGB)Long Beach, California, United StatesView Long Beach Airport on a map Set LGB as destination Airport Get more information about Long Beach Airport
1133.99 miles (54.70 km) WNWSanta Paula Airport (SZP)Santa Paula, California, United StatesView Santa Paula Airport on a map Set SZP as destination Airport Get more information about Santa Paula Airport
1236.61 miles (58.91 km) WNaval Air Station Point Mugu (NTD)Point Mugu, California, United StatesView Naval Air Station Point Mugu on a map Set NTD as destination Airport Get more information about Naval Air Station Point Mugu
1337.09 miles (59.68 km) NEPalmdale Regional Airport (PMD)Palmdale, California, United StatesView Palmdale Regional Airport on a map Set PMD as destination Airport Get more information about Palmdale Regional Airport
1437.39 miles (60.17 km) SEFullerton Municipal Airport (FUL)Fullerton, California, United StatesView Fullerton Municipal Airport on a map Set FUL as destination Airport Get more information about Fullerton Municipal Airport
1539.84 miles (64.11 km) NNEGeneral Wm. J. Fox Airfield (WJF)Lancaster, California, United StatesView General Wm. J. Fox Airfield on a map Set WJF as destination Airport Get more information about General Wm. J. Fox Airfield

Map of Furthest Airports from Van Nuys Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Van Nuys Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,472.31 miles (18,462.86 km) SSEPierrefonds Airport (ZSE)Saint-Pierre, RéunionView Pierrefonds Airport on a map Set ZSE as destination Airport Get more information about Pierrefonds Airport
211,456.41 miles (18,437.25 km) SSESir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport (MRU)Plaisance, MauritiusView Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport on a map Set MRU as destination Airport Get more information about Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport
311,446.53 miles (18,421.36 km) SSERoland Garros Airport (RUN)St Denis, Réunion, FranceView Roland Garros Airport on a map Set RUN as destination Airport Get more information about Roland Garros Airport
411,431.83 miles (18,397.69 km) SSir Gaëtan Duval Airport (RRG)Rodrigues Island, MauritiusView Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport on a map Set RRG as destination Airport Get more information about Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport
511,359.07 miles (18,280.61 km) ESETôlanaro Airport (FTU)Tôlanaro, MadagascarView Tôlanaro Airport on a map Set FTU as destination Airport Get more information about Tôlanaro Airport
611,235.07 miles (18,081.04 km) ESEAmpanihy Airport (AMP)Ampanihy, MadagascarView Ampanihy Airport on a map Set AMP as destination Airport Get more information about Ampanihy Airport
711,232.93 miles (18,077.61 km) SEMananjary Airport (MNJ)Mananjary, MadagascarView Mananjary Airport on a map Set MNJ as destination Airport Get more information about Mananjary Airport
811,193.61 miles (18,014.33 km) SEFianarantsoa Airport (WFI)Fianarantsoa, MadagascarView Fianarantsoa Airport on a map Set WFI as destination Airport Get more information about Fianarantsoa Airport
911,096.89 miles (17,858.68 km) SEToamasino Airport (TMM)Toamasina, MadagascarView Toamasino Airport on a map Set TMM as destination Airport Get more information about Toamasino Airport
1011,067.48 miles (17,811.34 km) SEManja Airport (MJA)Manja, Menabe, MadagascarView Manja Airport on a map Set MJA as destination Airport Get more information about Manja Airport
1111,066.39 miles (17,809.58 km) SEIvato International Airport (TNR)Antananarivo, MadagascarView Ivato International Airport on a map Set TNR as destination Airport Get more information about Ivato International Airport
1211,050.45 miles (17,783.93 km) SESainte Marie Airport (SMS)Île Sainte-Marie, MadagascarView Sainte Marie Airport on a map Set SMS as destination Airport Get more information about Sainte Marie Airport
1311,050.32 miles (17,783.73 km) ESEAndavadoaka Airport (DVD)Andavadoaka, Toliara province, Atsimo-Andrefana region, MadagascarView Andavadoaka Airport on a map Set DVD as destination Airport Get more information about Andavadoaka Airport
1411,039.02 miles (17,765.54 km) ESEMorombe Airport (MXM)Morombe, MadagascarView Morombe Airport on a map Set MXM as destination Airport Get more information about Morombe Airport
1511,025.15 miles (17,743.22 km) SEMiandrivazo Airport (ZVA)Miandrivazo, MadagascarView Miandrivazo Airport on a map Set ZVA as destination Airport Get more information about Miandrivazo Airport