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VQS Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: VQS / TJVQ
Airport Name: Antonio Rivera Rodríguez Airport
Location: Vieques, Puerto Rico, United States
GPS Coordinates: 18°8'4"N by 65°29'36"W
Area Served: Isla De Vieques, Puerto Rico
Operator/Owner: Puerto Rico Ports Authority
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 49 feet (15 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Antonio Rivera Rodríguez Airport (VQS):

  • Antonio Rivera Rodríguez Airport is a small public use airport on the island of Vieques in Puerto Rico.
  • The furthest airport from Antonio Rivera Rodríguez Airport (VQS) is Barrow Island Airport (BWB), which is nearly antipodal to Antonio Rivera Rodríguez Airport (meaning Antonio Rivera Rodríguez Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Barrow Island Airport), and is located 12,239 miles (19,697 kilometers) away in Barrow Island, Western Australia, Australia.
  • Antonio Rivera Rodríguez Airport handled 165,043 passengers last year.
  • Because of Antonio Rivera Rodríguez Airport's relatively low elevation of 49 feet, planes can take off or land at Antonio Rivera Rodríguez 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.
  • Early in 2005, plans were announced to expand the airport's lone runway, so that the airport can accept flights by smaller jets.
  • When anti-military demonstrators started flocking into Vieques, both by air and sea, in 1999, Vieques Airport saw a considerable increase to its normal yearly average of passengers.
  • The closest airport to Antonio Rivera Rodríguez Airport (VQS) is Diego Jiménez Torres Airport (FAJ), which is located only 16 miles (26 kilometers) NW of VQS.
  • Antonio Rivera Rodríguez Airport (VQS) currently has only 1 runway.
  • The airport does not accept jet aircraft, but a couple of international flights operate from it.

Map of Nearest Airports from Antonio Rivera Rodríguez Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Antonio Rivera Rodríguez Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
116.29 miles (26.22 km) NWDiego Jiménez Torres Airport (FAJ)Fajardo, Puerto Rico, United StatesView Diego Jiménez Torres Airport on a map View satellite image of Diego Jiménez Torres Airport Set FAJ as destination Airport Get more information about Diego Jiménez Torres Airport
217.50 miles (28.17 km) NEBenjamín Rivera Noriega Airport (CPX)Isla de Culebra, Puerto RicoView Benjamín Rivera Noriega Airport on a map View satellite image of Benjamín Rivera Noriega Airport Set CPX as destination Airport Get more information about Benjamín Rivera Noriega Airport
320.17 miles (32.47 km) WHumacao Airport (HUC)Humacao, Puerto Rico, United StatesView Humacao Airport on a map View satellite image of Humacao Airport Set HUC as destination Airport Get more information about Humacao Airport
436.90 miles (59.38 km) ENECyril E. King Airport (STT)Charlotte Amalie, Saint Thomas, United States Virgin IslandsView Cyril E. King Airport on a map View satellite image of Cyril E. King Airport Set STT as destination Airport Get more information about Cyril E. King Airport
538.91 miles (62.63 km) ENECharlotte Amalie Harbor Seaplane Base (SPB)Charlotte Amalie, Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin IslandsView Charlotte Amalie Harbor Seaplane Base on a map View satellite image of Charlotte Amalie Harbor Seaplane Base Set SPB as destination Airport Get more information about Charlotte Amalie Harbor Seaplane Base
639.43 miles (63.45 km) WNWLuis Muñoz Marín International Airport (SJU)San Juan, Puerto RicoView Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport on a map View satellite image of Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport Set SJU as destination Airport Get more information about Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport
745.48 miles (73.19 km) WNWFernando Luis Ribas Dominicci Airport (SIG)San Juan, Puerto RicoView Fernando Luis Ribas Dominicci Airport on a map View satellite image of Fernando Luis Ribas Dominicci Airport Set SIG as destination Airport Get more information about Fernando Luis Ribas Dominicci Airport
854.34 miles (87.46 km) ESEHenry E. Rohlsen International Airport (STX)Christiansted, Saint Croix, United States Virgin IslandsView Henry E. Rohlsen International Airport on a map View satellite image of Henry E. Rohlsen International Airport Set STX as destination Airport Get more information about Henry E. Rohlsen International Airport
957.14 miles (91.96 km) WNWDorado Airport (DDP)Dorado, Puerto RicoView Dorado Airport on a map View satellite image of Dorado Airport Set DDP as destination Airport Get more information about Dorado Airport
1058.34 miles (93.90 km) ESEChristiansted Harbor Seaplane Base (SSB)Christiansted, Saint Croix, U.S. Virgin IslandsView Christiansted Harbor Seaplane Base on a map View satellite image of Christiansted Harbor Seaplane Base Set SSB as destination Airport Get more information about Christiansted Harbor Seaplane Base
1165.95 miles (106.14 km) ENETerrance B. Lettsome International Airport (EIS)Beef Island (near Tortola), British Virgin IslandsView Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport on a map View satellite image of Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport Set EIS as destination Airport Get more information about Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport
1270.79 miles (113.92 km) WMercedita Airport (PSE)Ponce, Puerto RicoView Mercedita Airport on a map View satellite image of Mercedita Airport Set PSE as destination Airport Get more information about Mercedita Airport
1373.13 miles (117.69 km) ENEVirgin Gorda Airport (VIJ)Virgin Gorda, British Virgin IslandsView Virgin Gorda Airport on a map View satellite image of Virgin Gorda Airport Set VIJ as destination Airport Get more information about Virgin Gorda Airport
1480.56 miles (129.65 km) WNWAntonio (Nery) Juarbe Pol Airport (ARE)Arecibo, Puerto RicoView Antonio (Nery) Juarbe Pol Airport on a map View satellite image of Antonio (Nery) Juarbe Pol Airport Set ARE as destination Airport Get more information about Antonio (Nery) Juarbe Pol Airport
15108.93 miles (175.31 km) WEugenio María de Hostos Airport (MAZ)Mayagüez, Puerto RicoView Eugenio María de Hostos Airport on a map View satellite image of Eugenio María de Hostos Airport Set MAZ as destination Airport Get more information about Eugenio María de Hostos Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Antonio Rivera Rodríguez Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Antonio Rivera Rodríguez Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,239.24 miles (19,697.09 km) SSWBarrow Island Airport (BWB)Barrow Island, Western Australia, AustraliaView Barrow Island Airport on a map View satellite image of Barrow Island Airport Set BWB as destination Airport Get more information about Barrow Island Airport
212,205.43 miles (19,642.69 km) SWKarratha Airport (KTA)Karratha / Dampier, Western Australia, AustraliaView Karratha Airport on a map View satellite image of Karratha Airport Set KTA as destination Airport Get more information about Karratha Airport
312,152.15 miles (19,556.94 km) SRAAF Learmonth (LEA)Exmouth, Western Australia, AustraliaView RAAF Learmonth on a map View satellite image of RAAF Learmonth Set LEA as destination Airport Get more information about RAAF Learmonth
412,126.60 miles (19,515.82 km) WSWPort Hedland International Airport (PHE)Port Hedland, Western Australia, AustraliaView Port Hedland International Airport on a map View satellite image of Port Hedland International Airport Set PHE as destination Airport Get more information about Port Hedland International Airport
512,107.36 miles (19,484.86 km) SWCoolawanyah Station Airport (COY)Coolawanyah Station, Western Australia, AustraliaView Coolawanyah Station Airport on a map View satellite image of Coolawanyah Station Airport Set COY as destination Airport Get more information about Coolawanyah Station Airport
612,082.41 miles (19,444.70 km) SWSolomon Airport (SLJ)Karijini National Park, Western Australia, AustraliaView Solomon Airport on a map View satellite image of Solomon Airport Set SLJ as destination Airport Get more information about Solomon Airport
712,050.96 miles (19,394.09 km) SWTom Price Airport (TPR)Tom Price, Western Australia, AustraliaView Tom Price Airport on a map View satellite image of Tom Price Airport Set TPR as destination Airport Get more information about Tom Price Airport
812,030.69 miles (19,361.48 km) SSWParaburdoo Airport (PBO)Paraburdoo, Western Australia, AustraliaView Paraburdoo Airport on a map View satellite image of Paraburdoo Airport Set PBO as destination Airport Get more information about Paraburdoo Airport
912,002.48 miles (19,316.07 km) SWCoondewanna Airport (CJF)Coondewanna, Western Australia, AustraliaView Coondewanna Airport on a map View satellite image of Coondewanna Airport Set CJF as destination Airport Get more information about Coondewanna Airport
1012,001.66 miles (19,314.75 km) SWBarimunya Airport (BYP)Barimunya, Western Australia, AustraliaView Barimunya Airport on a map View satellite image of Barimunya Airport Set BYP as destination Airport Get more information about Barimunya Airport
1111,967.64 miles (19,260.00 km) SCarnarvon Airport (CVQ)Carnarvon, Western Australia, AustraliaView Carnarvon Airport on a map View satellite image of Carnarvon Airport Set CVQ as destination Airport Get more information about Carnarvon Airport
1211,936.62 miles (19,210.08 km) SWNewman Airport (ZNE)Newman, Western Australia, AustraliaView Newman Airport on a map View satellite image of Newman Airport Set ZNE as destination Airport Get more information about Newman Airport
1311,929.41 miles (19,198.48 km) WBroome International Airport (BME)Broome, Western Australia, AustraliaView Broome International Airport on a map View satellite image of Broome International Airport Set BME as destination Airport Get more information about Broome International Airport
1411,897.44 miles (19,147.03 km) SShark Bay Airport (MJK)Monkey Mia, Western Australia, AustraliaView Shark Bay Airport on a map View satellite image of Shark Bay Airport Set MJK as destination Airport Get more information about Shark Bay Airport
1511,832.18 miles (19,041.99 km) WDerby Airport (DRB)Derby, Western Australia, AustraliaView Derby Airport on a map View satellite image of Derby Airport Set DRB as destination Airport Get more information about Derby Airport