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WXF Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: WXF / EGVT
Airport Names:
  1. MDPGA Wethersfield
  2. RAF Wethersfield
Location: Braintree, England, United Kingdom
GPS Coordinates: 51°58'26"N by 0°30'21"E
Operator/Owner: Ministry of Defence
Airport Type: Military airfield, private airfield
Elevation: 322 feet (98 meters)
# of Runways: 3
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Facts about MDPGA Wethersfield (WXF):

  • The furthest airport from MDPGA Wethersfield (WXF) is Chatham Islands (CHT), which is located 11,856 miles (19,080 kilometers) away in Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New Zealand.
  • The closest airport to MDPGA Wethersfield (WXF) is London Stansted Airport (STN), which is located only 13 miles (21 kilometers) WSW of WXF.
  • In addition to being known as "MDPGA Wethersfield", another name for WXF is "RAF Wethersfield".
  • The 66th Tactical Reconnaissance Wing at Upper Heyford was inactivated and elements were moved to Wethersfield.
  • Woodbridge was operated as a detachment of the 20th FBW until 8 July 1958, when the 20th FBW/TFW handed over control to the 81st Tactical Fighter Wing.
  • The group returned to the United States in July 1945 and was inactivated at Camp Myles Standish, Massachusetts, on 23 October 1945.
  • In 1951, as a result of the Cold War threat of the Soviet Union, the British provided RAF Wethersfield to the USAF as part of their NATO commitment.
  • MDPGA Wethersfield (WXF) has 3 runways.
  • Because of MDPGA Wethersfield's relatively low elevation of 322 feet, planes can take off or land at MDPGA Wethersfield 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.
  • Gardiner Associates, a fire investigation training provider, began providing residential fire investigation training courses for police, fire and forensic science practitioners at MDP Wethersfield in 2000.

Map of Nearest Airports from MDPGA Wethersfield:

List of Nearest Airports from MDPGA Wethersfield:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
113.08 miles (21.05 km) WSWLondon Stansted Airport (STN)Essex (near London), England, United KingdomView London Stansted Airport on a map View satellite image of London Stansted Airport Set STN as destination Airport Get more information about London Stansted Airport
217.84 miles (28.70 km) WNWDuxford Aerodrome (QFO)Duxford, England, United KingdomView Duxford Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Duxford Aerodrome Set QFO as destination Airport Get more information about Duxford Aerodrome
321.27 miles (34.23 km) NWCambridge International Airport (CBG)Cambridge, England, United KingdomView Cambridge International Airport on a map View satellite image of Cambridge International Airport Set CBG as destination Airport Get more information about Cambridge International Airport
427.04 miles (43.52 km) NRAF Mildenhall (MHZ)Mildenhall, Suffolk, England, United KingdomView RAF Mildenhall on a map View satellite image of RAF Mildenhall Set MHZ as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Mildenhall
527.87 miles (44.85 km) NNERAF Honington USAAF Station 375 (BEQ)Bury St. Edmunds, England, United KingdomView RAF Honington USAAF Station 375 on a map View satellite image of RAF Honington USAAF Station 375 Set BEQ as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Honington USAAF Station 375
629.02 miles (46.70 km) SSELondon Southend Airport (SEN)Southend, Essex (near London) United KingdomView London Southend Airport on a map View satellite image of London Southend Airport Set SEN as destination Airport Get more information about London Southend Airport
729.56 miles (47.57 km) EIpswich Airport (IPW)Ipswich, EnglandView Ipswich Airport on a map View satellite image of Ipswich Airport Set IPW as destination Airport Get more information about Ipswich Airport
830.09 miles (48.43 km) NRAF Lakenheath (LKZ)Lakenheath, England, United KingdomView RAF Lakenheath on a map View satellite image of RAF Lakenheath Set LKZ as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Lakenheath
935.34 miles (56.88 km) WSWHatfield Aerodrome (HTF)Hatfield, Hertfordshire, England, United KingdomView Hatfield Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Hatfield Aerodrome Set HTF as destination Airport Get more information about Hatfield Aerodrome
1037.69 miles (60.65 km) SSWLondon City Airport (LCY)London, England, United KingdomView London City Airport on a map View satellite image of London City Airport Set LCY as destination Airport Get more information about London City Airport
1137.88 miles (60.96 km) WLondon Luton Airport (LTN)Luton (near London), England, United KingdomView London Luton Airport on a map View satellite image of London Luton Airport Set LTN as destination Airport Get more information about London Luton Airport
1240.96 miles (65.92 km) NWRAF AlconburyUSAAF Station 102 (AYH)Alconbury, England, United KingdomView RAF AlconburyUSAAF Station 102 on a map View satellite image of RAF AlconburyUSAAF Station 102 Set AYH as destination Airport Get more information about RAF AlconburyUSAAF Station 102
1342.97 miles (69.16 km) SRochester Airport (RCS)Rochester, Kent, England, United KingdomView Rochester Airport on a map View satellite image of Rochester Airport Set RCS as destination Airport Get more information about Rochester Airport
1446.64 miles (75.05 km) NRAF Marham (KNF)Marham, Norfolk, East Anglia, United KingdomView RAF Marham on a map View satellite image of RAF Marham Set KNF as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Marham
1548.85 miles (78.61 km) SSWLondon Biggin Hill Airport (BQH)Biggin Hill / London, England, United KingdomView London Biggin Hill Airport on a map View satellite image of London Biggin Hill Airport Set BQH as destination Airport Get more information about London Biggin Hill Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from MDPGA Wethersfield:

List of Furthest Airports from MDPGA Wethersfield:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,855.58 miles (19,079.66 km) SSWChatham Islands (CHT)Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New ZealandView Chatham Islands on a map View satellite image of Chatham Islands Set CHT as destination Airport Get more information about Chatham Islands
211,810.78 miles (19,007.56 km) SEDunedin 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
311,789.34 miles (18,973.06 km) SEOamaru 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
411,779.68 miles (18,957.52 km) ESERyan'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
511,766.77 miles (18,936.73 km) ESEInvercargill 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
611,756.71 miles (18,920.54 km) SERichard 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)
711,749.76 miles (18,909.35 km) SEAshburton 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
811,747.45 miles (18,905.63 km) SEAlexandra 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
911,744.21 miles (18,900.42 km) SEChristchurch 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
1011,718.34 miles (18,858.79 km) SEWanaka 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
1111,716.57 miles (18,855.95 km) SEQueenstown 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
1211,702.52 miles (18,833.33 km) SSEKaikoura Aerodrome (KBZ)Kaikoura, New ZealandView Kaikoura Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Kaikoura Aerodrome Set KBZ as destination Airport Get more information about Kaikoura Aerodrome
1311,702.44 miles (18,833.21 km) SEGlentanner 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
1411,694.93 miles (18,821.11 km) SEMount 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
1511,674.51 miles (18,788.25 km) SEFox 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