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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.
  • In French control after the war, the airport sat abandoned for several years.
  • It appears that the Luftwaffe moved out of Denain in 1941 and the airfield was left unused.
  • It was seized by the Germans in late May 1940 during the early part of the Battle of France.
  • Denain Airport was cleared of German forces by Allied ground forces about 11 September 1944 during the Northern France Campaign.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • The closest airport to Valenciennes-Denain Airport (XVS) is Lille Airport (LIL), which is located 23 miles (37 kilometers) NW of XVS.

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Set WKA as destination Airport Get more information about Wanaka Airport