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WOL Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: WOL / YWOL
Airport Names:
  1. Illawarra Regional Airport
  2. Wollongong Airport
Location: Shellharbour, Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
GPS Coordinates: 34°33'39"S by 150°47'18"E
Operator/Owner: Shellharbour City Council
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 31 feet (9 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Illawarra Regional Airport (WOL):

  • The furthest airport from Illawarra Regional Airport (WOL) is Horta International Airport (HOR), which is nearly antipodal to Illawarra Regional Airport (meaning Illawarra Regional Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Horta International Airport), and is located 12,162 miles (19,573 kilometers) away in Horta, Azores, Portugal.
  • In addition to being known as "Illawarra Regional Airport", another name for WOL is "Wollongong Airport".
  • Illawarra Regional Airport (WOL) has 2 runways.
  • The Historical Aircraft Restoration Society is based at Illawarra Regional Airport.
  • The closest airport to Illawarra Regional Airport (WOL) is Camden Aerodrome (CDU), which is located 36 miles (59 kilometers) N of WOL.
  • Because of Illawarra Regional Airport's relatively low elevation of 31 feet, planes can take off or land at Illawarra Regional 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.
  • The airport is home to a growing Light Aeronautics Industry Cluster, the Historical Aircraft Restoration Society, Australian Aerial Patrol, and a range of tourism related operations.
  • Following the war, Trans Australia Airlines and Australian National Airways linked the airport with Canberra and Melbourne until 1950.

Map of Nearest Airports from Illawarra Regional Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Illawarra Regional Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
136.47 miles (58.70 km) NCamden Aerodrome (CDU)Camden, New South Wales, AustraliaView Camden Aerodrome on a map Set CDU as destination Airport Get more information about Camden Aerodrome
245.41 miles (73.08 km) NNEBankstown Airport (BWU)Bankstown (near Sydney), New South Wales, AustraliaView Bankstown Airport on a map Set BWU as destination Airport Get more information about Bankstown Airport
347.94 miles (77.15 km) NNESydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport (SYD)Mascot (near Sydney), AustraliaView Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport on a map Set SYD as destination Airport Get more information about Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport
463.04 miles (101.45 km) WSWGoulburn Airport (GUL)Goulburn, New South Wales, AustraliaView Goulburn Airport on a map Set GUL as destination Airport Get more information about Goulburn Airport
599.25 miles (159.73 km) SSWMoruya Airport (MYA)Moruya, New South Wales, AustraliaView Moruya Airport on a map Set MYA as destination Airport Get more information about Moruya Airport
6102.80 miles (165.44 km) NWBathurst Airport (BHS)Bathurst, New South Wales, AustraliaView Bathurst Airport on a map Set BHS as destination Airport Get more information about Bathurst Airport
7103.94 miles (167.27 km) WSWCanberra Airport (CBR)Canberra, AustraliaView Canberra Airport on a map Set CBR as destination Airport Get more information about Canberra Airport
8114.44 miles (184.18 km) NNEBelmont Airport (BEO)Newcastle, New South Wales, AustraliaView Belmont Airport on a map Set BEO as destination Airport Get more information about Belmont Airport
9126.55 miles (203.66 km) NNECessnock Airport (CES)Cessnock, New South Wales, AustraliaView Cessnock Airport on a map Set CES as destination Airport Get more information about Cessnock Airport
10134.52 miles (216.49 km) NNEMaitland Airport (MTL)Maitland, New South Wales, AustraliaView Maitland Airport on a map Set MTL as destination Airport Get more information about Maitland Airport
11136.04 miles (218.93 km) NNENewcastle Airport (NTL)Newcastle, New South Wales, AustraliaView Newcastle Airport on a map Set NTL as destination Airport Get more information about Newcastle Airport
12153.83 miles (247.57 km) NNWMudgee Airport (DGE)Mudgee, New South Wales, AustraliaView Mudgee Airport on a map Set DGE as destination Airport Get more information about Mudgee Airport
13156.68 miles (252.15 km) WCootamundra Airport (CMD)Cootamundra, New South Wales, AustraliaView Cootamundra Airport on a map Set CMD as destination Airport Get more information about Cootamundra Airport
14169.66 miles (273.03 km) SSWMerimbula Airport (MIM)Merimbula, New South Wales, AustraliaView Merimbula Airport on a map Set MIM as destination Airport Get more information about Merimbula Airport
15183.27 miles (294.94 km) WNWForbes Airport (FRB)Forbes, New South Wales, AustraliaView Forbes Airport on a map Set FRB as destination Airport Get more information about Forbes Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Illawarra Regional Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Illawarra Regional Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,161.89 miles (19,572.62 km) NHorta International Airport (HOR)Horta, Azores, PortugalView Horta International Airport on a map Set HOR as destination Airport Get more information about Horta International Airport
212,157.60 miles (19,565.71 km) NPico Airport (PIX)Pico Island, Azores, PortugalView Pico Airport on a map Set PIX as destination Airport Get more information about Pico Airport
312,155.61 miles (19,562.50 km) NWSanta Maria Airport (SMA)Santa Maria, PortugalView Santa Maria Airport on a map Set SMA as destination Airport Get more information about Santa Maria Airport
412,142.36 miles (19,541.18 km) NWJoão 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
512,123.68 miles (19,511.13 km) NNWLajes Air Base (TER)Lajes, Azores, PortugalView Lajes Air Base on a map Set TER as destination Airport Get more information about Lajes Air Base
612,116.96 miles (19,500.31 km) NNWGraciosa Airport (GRW)Graciosa Island, Azores, PortugalView Graciosa Airport on a map Set GRW as destination Airport Get more information about Graciosa Airport
712,082.27 miles (19,444.48 km) NNEFlores Airport (FLW)Flores Island, Azores, PortugalView Flores Airport on a map Set FLW as destination Airport Get more information about Flores Airport
812,068.56 miles (19,422.42 km) NNECorvo Airport (CVU)Corvo Island, Azores, PortugalView Corvo Airport on a map Set CVU as destination Airport Get more information about Corvo Airport
911,710.46 miles (18,846.11 km) WMadeira Airport (FNC)Funchal, Madeira, PortugalView Madeira Airport on a map Set FNC as destination Airport Get more information about Madeira Airport
1011,691.86 miles (18,816.17 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
1111,648.50 miles (18,746.40 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
1211,597.94 miles (18,665.04 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
1311,571.28 miles (18,622.12 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
1411,566.40 miles (18,614.28 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
1511,501.79 miles (18,510.28 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