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WAT Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: WAT / EIWF
Airport Names:
  1. Waterford Airport
  2. Aerfort Phort Láirge
Location: Waterford, Ireland
GPS Coordinates: 52°11'13"N by 7°5'12"W
Area Served: Waterford, Ireland
Operator/Owner: Waterford Regional Airport
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 119 feet (36 meters)
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Facts about Waterford Airport (WAT):

  • Because of Waterford Airport's relatively low elevation of 119 feet, planes can take off or land at Waterford 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.
  • Between 1987 and 1988 Aer Lingus operated services to Dublin.
  • In February 2010 a Economic Impact Assessment of Waterford Airport was published and it highlighted the importance of Waterford Airport to the South East.
  • Waterford Airport handled 8,000 passengers last year.
  • On 12 August 2013 it was reported that a 150m extension of the runway would be funded by the Department of Transport of up to €400,000.
  • On 14 May 2007 Aer Arann announced that they would open up a base in Waterford Airport and they also announced services to Birmingham.
  • The closest airport to Waterford Airport (WAT) is Kilkenny Airport (KKY), which is located 33 miles (53 kilometers) NNW of WAT.
  • In addition to being known as "Waterford Airport", another name for WAT is "Aerfort Phort Láirge".
  • The furthest airport from Waterford Airport (WAT) is Ryan's Creek Aerodrome (SZS), which is nearly antipodal to Waterford Airport (meaning Waterford Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Ryan's Creek Aerodrome), and is located 12,013 miles (19,333 kilometers) away in Stewart Island, New Zealand.
  • Between 1994 and 1999, Suckling Airways operated to London Luton, and during 1996 Emerald Airways operated services to Liverpool.

Map of Nearest Airports from Waterford Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Waterford Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
133.22 miles (53.47 km) NNWKilkenny Airport (KKY)Kilkenny, IrelandView Kilkenny Airport on a map View satellite image of Kilkenny Airport Set KKY as destination Airport Get more information about Kilkenny Airport
264.31 miles (103.50 km) WSWCork Airport (ORK)Cork, IrelandView Cork Airport on a map View satellite image of Cork Airport Set ORK as destination Airport Get more information about Cork Airport
385.17 miles (137.07 km) WNWShannon Airport (SNN)Shannon (County Clare), IrelandView Shannon Airport on a map View satellite image of Shannon Airport Set SNN as destination Airport Get more information about Shannon Airport
491.85 miles (147.81 km) NNEDublin Airport (DUB)Dublin, IrelandView Dublin Airport on a map View satellite image of Dublin Airport Set DUB as destination Airport Get more information about Dublin Airport
593.66 miles (150.73 km) ESEHaverfordwest Aerodrome (HAW)Haverfordwest, Wales, United KingdomView Haverfordwest Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Haverfordwest Aerodrome Set HAW as destination Airport Get more information about Haverfordwest Aerodrome
6103.23 miles (166.14 km) WKerry Airport (KIR)Tralee, County Kerry, IrelandView Kerry Airport on a map View satellite image of Kerry Airport Set KIR as destination Airport Get more information about Kerry Airport
7108.24 miles (174.19 km) WSWBantry Aerodrome (BYT)Bantry, County Cork, IrelandView Bantry Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Bantry Aerodrome Set BYT as destination Airport Get more information about Bantry Aerodrome
8109.21 miles (175.76 km) NWGalway Airport (GWY)Galway, IrelandView Galway Airport on a map View satellite image of Galway Airport Set GWY as destination Airport Get more information about Galway Airport
9118.36 miles (190.48 km) WNWInisheer Aerodrome (INQ)Inisheer, IrelandView Inisheer Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Inisheer Aerodrome Set INQ as destination Airport Get more information about Inisheer Aerodrome
10121.42 miles (195.41 km) WNWInishmaan Aerodrome (IIA)Inishmaan, IrelandView Inishmaan Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Inishmaan Aerodrome Set IIA as destination Airport Get more information about Inishmaan Aerodrome
11122.99 miles (197.94 km) NWConnemara Airport (NNR)Inverin, IrelandView Connemara Airport on a map View satellite image of Connemara Airport Set NNR as destination Airport Get more information about Connemara Airport
12124.96 miles (201.10 km) WNWInishmore Aerodrome (IOR)Kilronan, Inishmore, IrelandView Inishmore Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Inishmore Aerodrome Set IOR as destination Airport Get more information about Inishmore Aerodrome
13129.52 miles (208.43 km) NEAnglesey Airport (HLY)Anglesey, Wales, United KingdomView Anglesey Airport on a map View satellite image of Anglesey Airport Set HLY as destination Airport Get more information about Anglesey Airport
14134.85 miles (217.02 km) ESESwansea Airport (SWS)Swansea, Wales, United KingdomView Swansea Airport on a map View satellite image of Swansea Airport Set SWS as destination Airport Get more information about Swansea Airport
15139.08 miles (223.83 km) NNWIreland West Airport Knock (NOC)Knock, IrelandView Ireland West Airport Knock on a map View satellite image of Ireland West Airport Knock Set NOC as destination Airport Get more information about Ireland West Airport Knock

Map of Furthest Airports from Waterford Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Waterford Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,012.76 miles (19,332.61 km) SSERyan's Creek Aerodrome (SZS)Stewart Island, New ZealandView Ryan's Creek Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Ryan's Creek Aerodrome Set SZS as destination Airport Get more information about Ryan's Creek Aerodrome
211,987.38 miles (19,291.77 km) SSEInvercargill Airport (IVC)Invercargill, New ZealandView Invercargill Airport on a map View satellite image of Invercargill Airport Set IVC as destination Airport Get more information about Invercargill Airport
311,987.29 miles (19,291.62 km) SSEDunedin International Airport (DUD)Dunedin, Otago, New ZealandView Dunedin International Airport on a map View satellite image of Dunedin International Airport Set DUD as destination Airport Get more information about Dunedin International Airport
411,931.20 miles (19,201.36 km) SOamaru Airport (OAM)Oamaru, North Otago, New ZealandView Oamaru Airport on a map View satellite image of Oamaru Airport Set OAM as destination Airport Get more information about Oamaru Airport
511,928.68 miles (19,197.30 km) SSEAlexandra Aerodrome (ALR)Alexandra, New ZealandView Alexandra Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Alexandra Aerodrome Set ALR as destination Airport Get more information about Alexandra Aerodrome
611,906.44 miles (19,161.51 km) SSEQueenstown Airport (ZQN)Queenstown, New ZealandView Queenstown Airport on a map View satellite image of Queenstown Airport Set ZQN as destination Airport Get more information about Queenstown Airport
711,894.53 miles (19,142.35 km) SSEWanaka Airport (WKA)Wanaka, New ZealandView Wanaka Airport on a map View satellite image of Wanaka Airport Set WKA as destination Airport Get more information about Wanaka Airport
811,886.57 miles (19,129.53 km) SRichard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) (TIU)Timaru, New ZealandView Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) on a map View satellite image of Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) Set TIU as destination Airport Get more information about Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport)
911,869.81 miles (19,102.56 km) SSEMilford Sound Airport (MFN)Milford Sound, New ZealandView Milford Sound Airport on a map View satellite image of Milford Sound Airport Set MFN as destination Airport Get more information about Milford Sound Airport
1011,862.14 miles (19,090.21 km) SAshburton Aerodrome (ASG)Ashburton, New ZealandView Ashburton Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Ashburton Aerodrome Set ASG as destination Airport Get more information about Ashburton Aerodrome
1111,850.50 miles (19,071.49 km) SSEGlentanner Aerodrome (GTN)Mount Cook, New ZealandView Glentanner Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Glentanner Aerodrome Set GTN as destination Airport Get more information about Glentanner Aerodrome
1211,841.11 miles (19,056.38 km) SSEMount Cook Airport (MON)Mount Cook, New ZealandView Mount Cook Airport on a map View satellite image of Mount Cook Airport Set MON as destination Airport Get more information about Mount Cook Airport
1311,835.58 miles (19,047.48 km) SChristchurch International Airport (CHC)Christchurch, New ZealandView Christchurch International Airport on a map View satellite image of Christchurch International Airport Set CHC as destination Airport Get more information about Christchurch International Airport
1411,819.32 miles (19,021.31 km) SSEFox Glacier Aerodrome (FGL)Fox Glacier, New ZealandView Fox Glacier Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Fox Glacier Aerodrome Set FGL as destination Airport Get more information about Fox Glacier Aerodrome
1511,776.13 miles (18,951.80 km) SHokitika Airport (HKK)Hokitika, New ZealandView Hokitika Airport on a map View satellite image of Hokitika Airport Set HKK as destination Airport Get more information about Hokitika Airport