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XVS Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: XVS / LFAV
Airport Names:
  1. Valenciennes-Denain Airport
  2. (Advanced Landing Ground A-83/B-74)
Location: Valenciennes, France
GPS Coordinates: 50°19'32"N by 3°27'39"E
Elevation: 177 feet (54 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Valenciennes-Denain Airport (XVS):

  • In addition to being known as "Valenciennes-Denain Airport", another name for XVS is "(Advanced Landing Ground A-83/B-74)".
  • Valenciennes-Denain Airport (XVS) currently has only 1 runway.
  • After being used for a brief time as a storage depot for excess aircraft after the war ended by Air Technical Service Command, the Americans turned the airfield back over to French authorities on 25 June 1945.
  • The closest airport to Valenciennes-Denain Airport (XVS) is Lille Airport (LIL), which is located 23 miles (37 kilometers) NW of XVS.
  • In French control after the war, the airport sat abandoned for several years.
  • Because of Valenciennes-Denain Airport's relatively low elevation of 177 feet, planes can take off or land at Valenciennes-Denain 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 furthest airport from Valenciennes-Denain Airport (XVS) is Chatham Islands (CHT), which is located 11,987 miles (19,291 kilometers) away in Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New Zealand.
  • It appears that the Luftwaffe moved out of Denain in 1941 and the airfield was left unused.
  • In response to the interceptor attacks, Denain was attacked by USAAF Ninth Air Force B-26 Marauder medium bombers and P-47 Thunderbolts mostly with 500-pound General-Purpose bombs.

Map of Nearest Airports from Valenciennes-Denain Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Valenciennes-Denain Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
123.26 miles (37.43 km) NWLille Airport (LIL)Lille, FranceView Lille Airport on a map View satellite image of Lille Airport Set LIL as destination Airport Get more information about Lille Airport
229.04 miles (46.74 km) WArras - Roclincourt Airport (QRV)Arras / Roclincourt, FranceView Arras - Roclincourt Airport on a map View satellite image of Arras - Roclincourt Airport Set QRV as destination Airport Get more information about Arras - Roclincourt Airport
335.79 miles (57.59 km) NNWKortrijk-Wevelgem International Airport (KJK)Wevelgem, BelgiumView Kortrijk-Wevelgem International Airport on a map View satellite image of Kortrijk-Wevelgem International Airport Set KJK as destination Airport Get more information about Kortrijk-Wevelgem International Airport
441.33 miles (66.52 km) WNWMerville - Calonne Airport (HZB)Merville / Calonne, FranceView Merville - Calonne Airport on a map View satellite image of Merville - Calonne Airport Set HZB as destination Airport Get more information about Merville - Calonne Airport
544.66 miles (71.87 km) ENEBrussels South Charleroi Airport (CRL)Charleroi, Wallonia, BelgiumView Brussels South Charleroi Airport on a map View satellite image of Brussels South Charleroi Airport Set CRL as destination Airport Get more information about Brussels South Charleroi Airport
656.96 miles (91.66 km) WSWAmiens - Glisy Aerodrome (QAM)Amiens, FranceView Amiens - Glisy Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Amiens - Glisy Aerodrome Set QAM as destination Airport Get more information about Amiens - Glisy Aerodrome
759.96 miles (96.50 km) NEBrussels Airport (BRU)Brussels, BelgiumView Brussels Airport on a map View satellite image of Brussels Airport Set BRU as destination Airport Get more information about Brussels Airport
863.50 miles (102.19 km) NWDunkerque – Les Moëres Airfield (XDK)Dunkerque, FranceView Dunkerque – Les Moëres Airfield on a map View satellite image of Dunkerque – Les Moëres Airfield Set XDK as destination Airport Get more information about Dunkerque – Les Moëres Airfield
965.80 miles (105.90 km) NNWOstend-Bruges International Airport (OST)Flanders, BelgiumView Ostend-Bruges International Airport on a map View satellite image of Ostend-Bruges International Airport Set OST as destination Airport Get more information about Ostend-Bruges International Airport
1073.07 miles (117.60 km) WAerodrome Abbeville (XAB)Abbeville, FranceView Aerodrome Abbeville on a map View satellite image of Aerodrome Abbeville Set XAB as destination Airport Get more information about Aerodrome Abbeville
1173.96 miles (119.02 km) NEAntwerp International Airport (ANR)Antwerp, BelgiumView Antwerp International Airport on a map View satellite image of Antwerp International Airport Set ANR as destination Airport Get more information about Antwerp International Airport
1274.91 miles (120.56 km) SSEReims-Champagne Air Base (RHE)Reims, FranceView Reims-Champagne Air Base on a map View satellite image of Reims-Champagne Air Base Set RHE as destination Airport Get more information about Reims-Champagne Air Base
1379.38 miles (127.76 km) NWCalais–Dunkerque Airport (CQF)Calais / Dunkerque, FranceView Calais–Dunkerque Airport on a map View satellite image of Calais–Dunkerque Airport Set CQF as destination Airport Get more information about Calais–Dunkerque Airport
1481.77 miles (131.60 km) WLe Touquet - Côte d'Opale Airport (LTQ)Le Touquet-Paris-Plage, FranceView Le Touquet - Côte d'Opale Airport on a map View satellite image of Le Touquet - Côte d'Opale Airport Set LTQ as destination Airport Get more information about Le Touquet - Côte d'Opale Airport
1585.00 miles (136.79 km) SWBeauvais–Tillé Airport (BVA)Beauvais, FranceView Beauvais–Tillé Airport on a map View satellite image of Beauvais–Tillé Airport Set BVA as destination Airport Get more information about Beauvais–Tillé Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Valenciennes-Denain Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Valenciennes-Denain Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,986.60 miles (19,290.52 km) SChatham 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
211,755.14 miles (18,918.02 km) ESEDunedin 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
311,753.32 miles (18,915.09 km) ESEOamaru 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
411,738.66 miles (18,891.50 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
511,732.71 miles (18,881.91 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
611,729.94 miles (18,877.46 km) ESERichard 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)
711,717.73 miles (18,857.81 km) SEKaikoura 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
811,697.92 miles (18,825.93 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
911,694.94 miles (18,821.13 km) ESEAlexandra 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
1011,692.42 miles (18,817.07 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
1111,689.43 miles (18,812.27 km) SEWellington International Airport (WLG)Wellington, New ZealandView Wellington International Airport on a map View satellite image of Wellington International Airport Set WLG as destination Airport Get more information about Wellington International Airport
1211,689.20 miles (18,811.90 km) SSEHood Aerodrome (MRO)Masterton, New ZealandView Hood Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Hood Aerodrome Set MRO as destination Airport Get more information about Hood Aerodrome
1311,674.71 miles (18,788.58 km) SEWoodbourne Airport (BHE)Blenheim, New ZealandView Woodbourne Airport on a map View satellite image of Woodbourne Airport Set BHE as destination Airport Get more information about Woodbourne Airport
1411,670.71 miles (18,782.14 km) ESEGlentanner 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
1511,670.68 miles (18,782.09 km) ESEWanaka 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