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WRE Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: WRE / NZWR
Airport Name: Whangarei Airport
Location: Whangarei, New Zealand
GPS Coordinates: 35°46'5"S by 174°21'54"E
Operator/Owner: Whangarei District Airport
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 133 feet (41 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Whangarei Airport (WRE):

  • The runway is lit by pilot activation of the lights, and Av-Gas and Jet A1 are available by fuel card payment.
  • The change in aircraft type restored capacity to 136,656 seats available on Air New Zealand per year.
  • Because of Whangarei Airport's relatively low elevation of 133 feet, planes can take off or land at Whangarei 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 1970s saw an increase in domestic travel from Whangarei, so a new airport terminal was built on the northern side of the main runway to cater for this.
  • This upgrade allowed Air New Zealand, through its subsidary airline Air Nelson, start trialing flights with their new Bombardier Q300 aircraft.
  • In 2007, Sunair begun daily air services between Whangarei, Tauranga, Rotorua and Napier.
  • The furthest airport from Whangarei Airport (WRE) is Tangier Ibn Battouta Airport (TNG), which is nearly antipodal to Whangarei Airport (meaning Whangarei Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Tangier Ibn Battouta Airport), and is located 12,421 miles (19,989 kilometers) away in Tangier, Morocco.
  • Whangarei Airport (WRE) has 2 runways.
  • The closest airport to Whangarei Airport (WRE) is Dargaville Aerodrome (DGR), which is located 29 miles (47 kilometers) WSW of WRE.
  • Whangarei Aerodrome is a small airport 4NM to the south east of Whangarei city, in the suburb of Onerahi, on the east coast of Northland on the North Island, New Zealand.
  • The daily Wellington service will continue to be flown by Eagle Airways Beech 1900D.

Map of Nearest Airports from Whangarei Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Whangarei Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
128.93 miles (46.56 km) WSWDargaville Aerodrome (DGR)Dargaville, New ZealandView Dargaville Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Dargaville Aerodrome Set DGR as destination Airport Get more information about Dargaville Aerodrome
237.73 miles (60.72 km) NWKaikohe Aerodrome (KKO)Kaikohe, New ZealandView Kaikohe Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Kaikohe Aerodrome Set KKO as destination Airport Get more information about Kaikohe Aerodrome
343.24 miles (69.58 km) NWKerikeri Airport (KKE)Kerikeri, New ZealandView Kerikeri Airport on a map View satellite image of Kerikeri Airport Set KKE as destination Airport Get more information about Kerikeri Airport
469.97 miles (112.61 km) ESEGreat Barrier Aerodrome (GBZ)Great Barrier Island, New ZealandView Great Barrier Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Great Barrier Aerodrome Set GBZ as destination Airport Get more information about Great Barrier Aerodrome
577.61 miles (124.91 km) NWKaitaia Airport (KAT)Kaitaia, New ZealandView Kaitaia Airport on a map View satellite image of Kaitaia Airport Set KAT as destination Airport Get more information about Kaitaia Airport
688.88 miles (143.04 km) SSEAuckland Airport (AKL)Mangere, New ZealandView Auckland Airport on a map View satellite image of Auckland Airport Set AKL as destination Airport Get more information about Auckland Airport
793.49 miles (150.46 km) SSEArdmore Airport (AMZ)Ardmore, New ZealandView Ardmore Airport on a map View satellite image of Ardmore Airport Set AMZ as destination Airport Get more information about Ardmore Airport
895.16 miles (153.15 km) SECoromandel Aerodrome (CMV)Coromandel, New ZealandView Coromandel Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Coromandel Aerodrome Set CMV as destination Airport Get more information about Coromandel Aerodrome
9116.52 miles (187.52 km) SEThames Aerodrome (TMZ)Thames, New ZealandView Thames Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Thames Aerodrome Set TMZ as destination Airport Get more information about Thames Aerodrome
10154.53 miles (248.69 km) SSEHamilton International Airport (HLZ)Hamilton, New ZealandView Hamilton International Airport on a map View satellite image of Hamilton International Airport Set HLZ as destination Airport Get more information about Hamilton International Airport
11155.71 miles (250.60 km) SSEMatamata Airport (MTA)Matamata, New ZealandView Matamata Airport on a map View satellite image of Matamata Airport Set MTA as destination Airport Get more information about Matamata Airport
12166.19 miles (267.45 km) SETauranga Airport (TRG)Tauranga, New ZealandView Tauranga Airport on a map View satellite image of Tauranga Airport Set TRG as destination Airport Get more information about Tauranga Airport
13194.36 miles (312.80 km) SSERotorua International Airport (ROT)Rotorua, New ZealandView Rotorua International Airport on a map View satellite image of Rotorua International Airport Set ROT as destination Airport Get more information about Rotorua International Airport
14204.87 miles (329.71 km) SEWhakatane Airport (WHK)Whakatane, New ZealandView Whakatane Airport on a map View satellite image of Whakatane Airport Set WHK as destination Airport Get more information about Whakatane Airport
15224.11 miles (360.68 km) SNew Plymouth Airport (NPL)New Plymouth, New ZealandView New Plymouth Airport on a map View satellite image of New Plymouth Airport Set NPL as destination Airport Get more information about New Plymouth Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Whangarei Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Whangarei Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,420.73 miles (19,989.18 km) ETangier Ibn Battouta Airport (TNG)Tangier, MoroccoView Tangier Ibn Battouta Airport on a map View satellite image of Tangier Ibn Battouta Airport Set TNG as destination Airport Get more information about Tangier Ibn Battouta Airport
212,416.46 miles (19,982.31 km) WNWCeuta Heliport (JCU)Ceuta, SpainView Ceuta Heliport on a map View satellite image of Ceuta Heliport Set JCU as destination Airport Get more information about Ceuta Heliport
312,415.42 miles (19,980.64 km) NWSania Ramel Airport (TTU)Tétouan, MoroccoView Sania Ramel Airport on a map View satellite image of Sania Ramel Airport Set TTU as destination Airport Get more information about Sania Ramel Airport
412,415.42 miles (19,980.64 km) NWSania Ramel Airport (SII)Sidi Ifni, MoroccoView Sania Ramel Airport on a map View satellite image of Sania Ramel Airport Set SII as destination Airport Get more information about Sania Ramel Airport
512,405.91 miles (19,965.33 km) NNWGibraltar International Airport (GIB)GibraltarView Gibraltar International Airport on a map View satellite image of Gibraltar International Airport Set GIB as destination Airport Get more information about Gibraltar International Airport
612,365.30 miles (19,899.97 km) NNEJerez Airport (XRY)Jerez de la Frontera, SpainView Jerez Airport on a map View satellite image of Jerez Airport Set XRY as destination Airport Get more information about Jerez Airport
712,347.73 miles (19,871.70 km) NWMálaga Airport (AGP)Málaga, SpainView Málaga Airport on a map View satellite image of Málaga Airport Set AGP as destination Airport Get more information about Málaga Airport
812,327.82 miles (19,839.65 km) WNWCherif Al Idrissi Airport (AHU)Al Hoceima, MoroccoView Cherif Al Idrissi Airport on a map View satellite image of Cherif Al Idrissi Airport Set AHU as destination Airport Get more information about Cherif Al Idrissi Airport
912,321.88 miles (19,830.09 km) NSeville Airport (SVQ)Seville, SpainView Seville Airport on a map View satellite image of Seville Airport Set SVQ as destination Airport Get more information about Seville Airport
1012,321.64 miles (19,829.70 km) NNEKenitra Air Base (NNA)Kenitra, MoroccoView Kenitra Air Base on a map View satellite image of Kenitra Air Base Set NNA as destination Airport Get more information about Kenitra Air Base
1112,304.25 miles (19,801.72 km) NNWSaïss Airport (FEZ)Fes, MoroccoView Saïss Airport on a map View satellite image of Saïss Airport Set FEZ as destination Airport Get more information about Saïss Airport
1212,302.36 miles (19,798.68 km) NNERabat–Salé Airport (RBA)Rabat, MoroccoView Rabat–Salé Airport on a map View satellite image of Rabat–Salé Airport Set RBA as destination Airport Get more information about Rabat–Salé Airport
1312,294.39 miles (19,785.85 km) NWGranada Airport (GRX)Granada, SpainView Granada Airport on a map View satellite image of Granada Airport Set GRX as destination Airport Get more information about Granada Airport
1412,286.87 miles (19,773.75 km) NNWCórdoba Airport (ODB)Córdoba, SpainView Córdoba Airport on a map View satellite image of Córdoba Airport Set ODB as destination Airport Get more information about Córdoba Airport
1512,282.44 miles (19,766.62 km) WNWMelilla Airport (MLN)Melilla, (Spanish exclave in Morocco)View Melilla Airport on a map View satellite image of Melilla Airport Set MLN as destination Airport Get more information about Melilla Airport