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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):

  • Regional Express Airlines maintains its fleet of Saab 340 passenger and freight aircraft at Wagga Wagga Airport.
  • 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.
  • In the 2010-11 financial year the airport recorded 213,923 passengers which made it the 31st busiest airport in Australia.
  • In addition to being known as "Wagga Wagga Airport", another name for WGA is "RAAF Base Wagga".
  • 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.
  • Wagga Wagga Airport handled 207,633 passengers last year.
  • In September 2011, it was announced that Douglas Aerospace would be centralising its operations at the airport by April 2012, which will see the council's construction of two hangars speeded up.
  • The closest airport to Wagga Wagga Airport (WGA) is Cootamundra Airport (CMD), which is located 49 miles (79 kilometers) NE of WGA.
  • Wagga Wagga Airport (WGA) has 2 runways.
  • On 27 May 2010, AAPA campus at Wagga Wagga Airport was officially opened by Minister for Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government, Anthony Albanese.

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 View satellite image of Cootamundra Airport 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 View satellite image of Albury Airport 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 View satellite image of Corryong Airport 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 View satellite image of Corowa Airport 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 View satellite image of West Wyalong Airport 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 View satellite image of Canberra Airport 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 View satellite image of Griffith Airport 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 View satellite image of Benalla Airport 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 View satellite image of Forbes Airport 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 View satellite image of Goulburn Airport 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 View satellite image of Mount Hotham Airport 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 View satellite image of Deniliquin Airport 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 View satellite image of Shepparton Airport 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 View satellite image of Condobolin Airport 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 View satellite image of Hay Airport 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 View satellite image of Flores Airport 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 View satellite image of Horta International Airport 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 View satellite image of Corvo Airport 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 View satellite image of Pico Airport 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 View satellite image of Graciosa Airport 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 View satellite image of Lajes Air Base 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 View satellite image of João Paulo II Airport 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 View satellite image of Santa Maria Airport 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 View satellite image of Madeira Airport 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 View satellite image of Porto Santo Airport 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 View satellite image of La Palma Airport 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 View satellite image of La Gomera Airport 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 View satellite image of Tenerife North Airport 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 View satellite image of Tenerife-South Airport 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 View satellite image of Gran Canaria Airport Set LPA as destination Airport Get more information about Gran Canaria Airport