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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):

  • 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.
  • In addition to being known as "Valenciennes-Denain Airport", another name for XVS is "(Advanced Landing Ground A-83/B-74)".
  • C-47 Skytrain transports moved in and out of the American controlled airfield almost immediately after the runway was repaired, supplying the front line forces with the necessary materiel to support their advance.
  • Valenciennes-Denain Airport (XVS) currently has only 1 runway.
  • It appears that the Luftwaffe moved out of Denain in 1941 and the airfield was left unused.
  • 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