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WAA Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: WAA / PAIW
Airport Names:
  1. Wales Airport
  2. IWK
Location: Wales, Alaska, United States
GPS Coordinates: 65°37'21"N by 168°5'41"W
Area Served: Wales, Alaska
Operator/Owner: State of Alaska DOT&PF - Northern Region
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 22 feet (7 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Wales Airport (WAA):

  • Wales Airport (WAA) currently has only 1 runway.
  • The closest airport to Wales Airport (WAA) is Tin City LRRS Airport (TNC), which is located only 6 miles (10 kilometers) SE of WAA.
  • The furthest airport from Wales Airport (WAA) is Teniente Rodolfo Marsh Airport (TNM), which is located 10,385 miles (16,713 kilometers) away in Villa Las Estrellas, Antarctica.
  • Because of Wales Airport's relatively low elevation of 22 feet, planes can take off or land at Wales 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.
  • In addition to being known as "Wales Airport", another name for WAA is "IWK".

Map of Nearest Airports from Wales Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Wales Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
16.43 miles (10.35 km) SETin City LRRS Airport (TNC)Tin City, Alaska, United StatesView Tin City LRRS Airport on a map Set TNC as destination Airport Get more information about Tin City LRRS Airport
226.11 miles (42.02 km) WNWDiomede Heliport (FAA: DM2) (DIO)Diomede, Alaska, United StatesView Diomede Heliport (FAA: DM2) on a map Set DIO as destination Airport Get more information about Diomede Heliport (FAA: DM2)
330.94 miles (49.79 km) ESELost River 1 Airport (LSR)Lost River, Alaska, United StatesView Lost River 1 Airport on a map Set LSR as destination Airport Get more information about Lost River 1 Airport
443.71 miles (70.34 km) SEPort Clarence Coast Guard Station (KPC)Port Clarence, Alaska, United StatesView Port Clarence Coast Guard Station on a map Set KPC as destination Airport Get more information about Port Clarence Coast Guard Station
550.86 miles (81.86 km) ESEBrevig Mission Airport (KTS)Brevig Mission, Alaska, United StatesView Brevig Mission Airport on a map Set KTS as destination Airport Get more information about Brevig Mission Airport
656.93 miles (91.61 km) ESETeller Airport (TLA)Teller, Alaska, United StatesView Teller Airport on a map Set TLA as destination Airport Get more information about Teller Airport
771.19 miles (114.57 km) NEShishmaref Airport (SHH)Shishmaref, Alaska, United StatesView Shishmaref Airport on a map Set SHH as destination Airport Get more information about Shishmaref Airport
8108.80 miles (175.10 km) SENome Airport (OME)Nome, Alaska, United StatesView Nome Airport on a map Set OME as destination Airport Get more information about Nome Airport
9136.47 miles (219.62 km) ESECouncil Airport (CIL)Council, Alaska, United StatesView Council Airport on a map Set CIL as destination Airport Get more information about Council Airport
10150.40 miles (242.04 km) ESEWhite Mountain Airport (WMO)White Mountain, Alaska, United StatesView White Mountain Airport on a map Set WMO as destination Airport Get more information about White Mountain Airport
11151.38 miles (243.62 km) SSWSavoonga Airport (SVA)Savoonga, Alaska, United StatesView Savoonga Airport on a map Set SVA as destination Airport Get more information about Savoonga Airport
12153.73 miles (247.41 km) ENEDeering Airport (DRG)Deering, Alaska, United StatesView Deering Airport on a map Set DRG as destination Airport Get more information about Deering Airport
13165.51 miles (266.36 km) ESEGolovin Airport (GLV)Golovin, Alaska, United StatesView Golovin Airport on a map Set GLV as destination Airport Get more information about Golovin Airport
14167.23 miles (269.13 km) SWGambell Airport (GAM)Gambell, Alaska, United StatesView Gambell Airport on a map Set GAM as destination Airport Get more information about Gambell Airport
15173.10 miles (278.57 km) WSWProvideniya Bay Airport (PVS)Provideniya, Chukotka, RussiaView Provideniya Bay Airport on a map Set PVS as destination Airport Get more information about Provideniya Bay Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Wales Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Wales Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
110,385.16 miles (16,713.26 km) ESETeniente 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
210,232.25 miles (16,467.17 km) SCape Town International Airport (CPT)Cape Town, South AfricaView Cape Town International Airport on a map Set CPT as destination Airport Get more information about Cape Town International Airport
310,209.66 miles (16,430.81 km) SSWGeorge Airport (GRJ)George, South AfricaView George Airport on a map Set GRJ as destination Airport Get more information about George Airport
410,178.37 miles (16,380.46 km) SSWPort Elizabeth International Airport (PLZ)Port Elizabeth, South AfricaView Port Elizabeth International Airport on a map Set PLZ as destination Airport Get more information about Port Elizabeth International Airport
510,135.46 miles (16,311.41 km) SSWPort Alfred Airport (AFD)Port Alfred, South AfricaView Port Alfred Airport on a map Set AFD as destination Airport Get more information about Port Alfred Airport
610,089.52 miles (16,237.46 km) SSWEast London Airport (ELS)East London, South AfricaView East London Airport on a map Set ELS as destination Airport Get more information about East London Airport
79,978.66 miles (16,059.06 km) SSWMthatha Airport (UTT)Mthatha, South AfricaView Mthatha Airport on a map Set UTT as destination Airport Get more information about Mthatha Airport
89,943.75 miles (16,002.87 km) SKleinsee Airport (KLZ)Kleinzee, South AfricaView Kleinsee Airport on a map Set KLZ as destination Airport Get more information about Kleinsee Airport
99,912.65 miles (15,952.83 km) ESEPort Stanley Airport (PSY)Stanley, Falkland Islands, United KingdomView Port Stanley Airport on a map Set PSY as destination Airport Get more information about Port Stanley Airport
109,911.38 miles (15,950.78 km) SSWMargate Airport (MGH)Margate, KwaZulu-Natal, South AfricaView Margate Airport on a map Set MGH as destination Airport Get more information about Margate Airport
119,908.48 miles (15,946.11 km) SAggeneys Airport (AGZ)Aggeneys, South AfricaView Aggeneys Airport on a map Set AGZ as destination Airport Get more information about Aggeneys Airport
129,908.48 miles (15,946.11 km) SWild Coast Sun Airport (MZF)Mzamba, South AfricaView Wild Coast Sun Airport on a map Set MZF as destination Airport Get more information about Wild Coast Sun Airport
139,901.22 miles (15,934.43 km) ESERAF Mount Pleasant (MPN)Falkland IslandsView RAF Mount Pleasant on a map Set MPN as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Mount Pleasant
149,876.73 miles (15,895.01 km) SSWMafeteng Airport (MFC)Mafeteng, LesothoView Mafeteng Airport on a map Set MFC as destination Airport Get more information about Mafeteng Airport
159,870.18 miles (15,884.48 km) SSWSemonkong Airport (SOK)Semonkong, LesothoView Semonkong Airport on a map Set SOK as destination Airport Get more information about Semonkong Airport