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WGA Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: WGA / YSWG
Airport Names:
  1. Wagga Wagga Airport
  2. RAAF Base Wagga
Location: Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
GPS Coordinates: 35°9'55"S by 147°27'59"E
Area Served: Wagga Wagga, New South Wales
Operator/Owner: Department of Defence
Airport Type: Military/Public
Elevation: 724 feet (221 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Wagga Wagga Airport (WGA):

  • In April 2011, a joint tender for security upgrades for baggage and passenger screening was called for Wagga Wagga, Tamworth and Dubbo Airports, which is to be completed by July 2012.
  • The closest airport to Wagga Wagga Airport (WGA) is Cootamundra Airport (CMD), which is located 49 miles (79 kilometers) NE of WGA.
  • In February 2009, Regional Express Airlines announced that the Australian Airline Pilot Academy was relocated from Mangalore Airport in Victoria to Wagga Wagga Airport on 1 April 2009, in partnership with the City of Wagga Wagga.
  • Wagga Wagga Airport handled 207,633 passengers last year.
  • Wagga Wagga Airport, is located adjacent to RAAF Base Wagga, and 5.8 nautical miles southeast of Wagga Wagga in New South Wales, Australia.
  • The furthest airport from Wagga Wagga Airport (WGA) is Flores Airport (FLW), which is nearly antipodal to Wagga Wagga Airport (meaning Wagga Wagga Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Flores Airport), and is located 12,130 miles (19,522 kilometers) away in Flores Island, Azores, Portugal.
  • In addition to being known as "Wagga Wagga Airport", another name for WGA is "RAAF Base Wagga".
  • Wagga Wagga Airport (WGA) has 2 runways.
  • Because of Wagga Wagga Airport's relatively low elevation of 724 feet, planes can take off or land at Wagga Wagga 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.
  • On 27 May 2010, Anthony Albanese announced that the federal government would provided funding worth A$1.05 million, as part of the Regional and Local Community Infrastructure Program, to the Wagga Wagga City Council for the installation of the A$1.63 million Instrument Landing System, which were only found in all of Australia's capital cities.

Map of Nearest Airports from Wagga Wagga Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Wagga Wagga Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
149.31 miles (79.36 km) NECootamundra Airport (CMD)Cootamundra, New South Wales, AustraliaView Cootamundra Airport on a map Set CMD as destination Airport Get more information about Cootamundra Airport
268.61 miles (110.42 km) SSWAlbury Airport (ABX)Albury, New South Wales, AustraliaView Albury Airport on a map Set ABX as destination Airport Get more information about Albury Airport
374.17 miles (119.37 km) SSECorryong Airport (CYG)Corryong, Victoria, AustraliaView Corryong Airport on a map Set CYG as destination Airport Get more information about Corryong Airport
484.68 miles (136.28 km) SWCorowa Airport (CWW)Corowa, New South Wales, AustraliaView Corowa Airport on a map Set CWW as destination Airport Get more information about Corowa Airport
586.32 miles (138.91 km) NWest Wyalong Airport (WWY)West Wyalong, New South Wales, AustraliaView West Wyalong Airport on a map Set WWY as destination Airport Get more information about West Wyalong Airport
698.04 miles (157.78 km) ECanberra Airport (CBR)Canberra, AustraliaView Canberra Airport on a map Set CBR as destination Airport Get more information about Canberra Airport
7101.51 miles (163.37 km) NWGriffith Airport (GFF)Griffith, New South Wales, AustraliaView Griffith Airport on a map Set GFF as destination Airport Get more information about Griffith Airport
8125.92 miles (202.65 km) SWBenalla Airport (BLN)Benalla, Victoria, AustraliaView Benalla Airport on a map Set BLN as destination Airport Get more information about Benalla Airport
9127.35 miles (204.94 km) NNEForbes Airport (FRB)Forbes, New South Wales, AustraliaView Forbes Airport on a map Set FRB as destination Airport Get more information about Forbes Airport
10129.93 miles (209.10 km) EGoulburn Airport (GUL)Goulburn, New South Wales, AustraliaView Goulburn Airport on a map Set GUL as destination Airport Get more information about Goulburn Airport
11130.26 miles (209.63 km) SMount Hotham Airport (MHU)Mount Hotham, Victoria, AustraliaView Mount Hotham Airport on a map Set MHU as destination Airport Get more information about Mount Hotham Airport
12144.57 miles (232.66 km) WSWDeniliquin Airport (DNQ)Deniliquin, New South Wales, AustraliaView Deniliquin Airport on a map Set DNQ as destination Airport Get more information about Deniliquin Airport
13145.36 miles (233.93 km) SWShepparton Airport (SHT)Shepparton, Victoria, AustraliaView Shepparton Airport on a map Set SHT as destination Airport Get more information about Shepparton Airport
14145.86 miles (234.74 km) NCondobolin Airport (CBX)Condobolin, New South Wales, AustraliaView Condobolin Airport on a map Set CBX as destination Airport Get more information about Condobolin Airport
15155.78 miles (250.71 km) WNWHay Airport (HXX)Hay, New South Wales, AustraliaView Hay Airport on a map Set HXX as destination Airport Get more information about Hay Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Wagga Wagga Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Wagga Wagga Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,130.37 miles (19,521.90 km) NNWFlores Airport (FLW)Flores Island, Azores, PortugalView Flores Airport on a map Set FLW as destination Airport Get more information about Flores Airport
212,123.37 miles (19,510.63 km) NWHorta International Airport (HOR)Horta, Azores, PortugalView Horta International Airport on a map Set HOR as destination Airport Get more information about Horta International Airport
312,115.89 miles (19,498.59 km) NNWCorvo Airport (CVU)Corvo Island, Azores, PortugalView Corvo Airport on a map Set CVU as destination Airport Get more information about Corvo Airport
412,111.28 miles (19,491.16 km) NWPico Airport (PIX)Pico Island, Azores, PortugalView Pico Airport on a map Set PIX as destination Airport Get more information about Pico Airport
512,069.19 miles (19,423.43 km) NWGraciosa Airport (GRW)Graciosa Island, Azores, PortugalView Graciosa Airport on a map Set GRW as destination Airport Get more information about Graciosa Airport
612,047.01 miles (19,387.73 km) NWLajes Air Base (TER)Lajes, Azores, PortugalView Lajes Air Base on a map Set TER as destination Airport Get more information about Lajes Air Base
712,017.40 miles (19,340.09 km) WNWJoão Paulo II Airport (PDL)Ponta Delgada, Azores, PortugalView João Paulo II Airport on a map Set PDL as destination Airport Get more information about João Paulo II Airport
812,007.18 miles (19,323.64 km) WNWSanta Maria Airport (SMA)Santa Maria, PortugalView Santa Maria Airport on a map Set SMA as destination Airport Get more information about Santa Maria Airport
911,518.60 miles (18,537.35 km) WMadeira Airport (FNC)Funchal, Madeira, PortugalView Madeira Airport on a map Set FNC as destination Airport Get more information about Madeira Airport
1011,500.90 miles (18,508.86 km) WPorto Santo Airport (PXO)Porto Santo, Madeira, PortugalView Porto Santo Airport on a map Set PXO as destination Airport Get more information about Porto Santo Airport
1111,460.74 miles (18,444.23 km) WNWLa Palma Airport (SPC)La Palma, Canary Islands, SpainView La Palma Airport on a map Set SPC as destination Airport Get more information about La Palma Airport
1211,411.02 miles (18,364.21 km) WNWLa Gomera Airport (GMZ)Alajeró / San Sebastián, Canary Islands, SpainView La Gomera Airport on a map Set GMZ as destination Airport Get more information about La Gomera Airport
1311,381.87 miles (18,317.29 km) WNWTenerife North Airport (TFN)Tenerife, Canary Islands, SpainView Tenerife North Airport on a map Set TFN as destination Airport Get more information about Tenerife North Airport
1411,378.39 miles (18,311.69 km) WNWTenerife-South Airport (TFS)Tenerife, Canary Islands, SpainView Tenerife-South Airport on a map Set TFS as destination Airport Get more information about Tenerife-South Airport
1511,312.46 miles (18,205.59 km) WNWGran Canaria Airport (LPA)Las Palmas, Canary Islands, SpainView Gran Canaria Airport on a map Set LPA as destination Airport Get more information about Gran Canaria Airport