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YFB Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: YFB / CYFB
Airport Name: Iqaluit Airport
Location: Iqaluit, Nunavut, Canada
GPS Coordinates: 63°45'24"N by 68°33'21"W
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 110 feet (34 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Iqaluit Airport (YFB):

  • Because of Iqaluit Airport's relatively low elevation of 110 feet, planes can take off or land at Iqaluit 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.
  • Iqaluit Airport (YFB) currently has only 1 runway.
  • The closest airport to Iqaluit Airport (YFB) is Kimmirut Airport (YLC), which is located 75 miles (121 kilometers) SSW of YFB.
  • The airport serves as a diversion airport on Polar routes.
  • There is a persistent but false rumour that Iqaluit Airport is one of the emergency landing sites for NASA's Space Shuttle, due to the length of its runway and its geographic location.
  • Iqaluit Airport serves Iqaluit, Nunavut, Canada and is located adjacent to the town.
  • The furthest airport from Iqaluit Airport (YFB) is Albany Airport (ALH), which is located 10,428 miles (16,782 kilometers) away in Albany, Western Australia, Australia.

Map of Nearest Airports from Iqaluit Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Iqaluit Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
174.98 miles (120.67 km) SSWKimmirut Airport (YLC)Kimmirut, Nunavut, CanadaView Kimmirut Airport on a map View satellite image of Kimmirut Airport Set YLC as destination Airport Get more information about Kimmirut Airport
2184.04 miles (296.18 km) SWKangiqsujuaq (Wakeham Bay) Airport (YWB)Kangiqsujuaq, Quebec, CanadaView Kangiqsujuaq (Wakeham Bay) Airport on a map View satellite image of Kangiqsujuaq (Wakeham Bay) Airport Set YWB as destination Airport Get more information about Kangiqsujuaq (Wakeham Bay) Airport
3184.74 miles (297.31 km) NNEPangnirtung Airport (YXP)Pangnirtung, Nunavut, CanadaView Pangnirtung Airport on a map View satellite image of Pangnirtung Airport Set YXP as destination Airport Get more information about Pangnirtung Airport
4190.31 miles (306.28 km) SQuaqtaq Airport (YQC)Quaqtaq, Quebec, CanadaView Quaqtaq Airport on a map View satellite image of Quaqtaq Airport Set YQC as destination Airport Get more information about Quaqtaq Airport
5209.02 miles (336.39 km) SWKattiniq/Donaldson Airport (YAU)Raglan Mines, Quebec, CanadaView Kattiniq/Donaldson Airport on a map View satellite image of Kattiniq/Donaldson Airport Set YAU as destination Airport Get more information about Kattiniq/Donaldson Airport
6243.46 miles (391.82 km) WNWCape Dorset Airport (YTE)Cape Dorset, Nunavut, CanadaView Cape Dorset Airport on a map View satellite image of Cape Dorset Airport Set YTE as destination Airport Get more information about Cape Dorset Airport
7248.29 miles (399.59 km) WSWSalluit Airport (YZG)Salluit, Quebec, CanadaView Salluit Airport on a map View satellite image of Salluit Airport Set YZG as destination Airport Get more information about Salluit Airport
8261.91 miles (421.50 km) SKangirsuk Airport (YKG)Kangirsuk, Quebec, CanadaView Kangirsuk Airport on a map View satellite image of Kangirsuk Airport Set YKG as destination Airport Get more information about Kangirsuk Airport
9291.69 miles (469.42 km) NNEQikiqtarjuaq Airport (YVM)Qikiqtarjuaq, Nunavut, CanadaView Qikiqtarjuaq Airport on a map View satellite image of Qikiqtarjuaq Airport Set YVM as destination Airport Get more information about Qikiqtarjuaq Airport
10306.95 miles (493.99 km) WSWIvujivik Airport (YIK)Ivujivik, Québec, CanadaView Ivujivik Airport on a map View satellite image of Ivujivik Airport Set YIK as destination Airport Get more information about Ivujivik Airport
11310.06 miles (498.99 km) SAupaluk Airport (YPJ)Aupaluk, Quebec, CanadaView Aupaluk Airport on a map View satellite image of Aupaluk Airport Set YPJ as destination Airport Get more information about Aupaluk Airport
12354.66 miles (570.76 km) STasiujaq Airport (YTQ)Tasiujaq, Quebec, CanadaView Tasiujaq Airport on a map View satellite image of Tasiujaq Airport Set YTQ as destination Airport Get more information about Tasiujaq Airport
13358.79 miles (577.42 km) SSEKangiqsualujjuaq (Georges River) Airport (XGR)Kangiqsualujjuaq, Quebec, CanadaView Kangiqsualujjuaq (Georges River) Airport on a map View satellite image of Kangiqsualujjuaq (Georges River) Airport Set XGR as destination Airport Get more information about Kangiqsualujjuaq (Georges River) Airport
14368.49 miles (593.02 km) WSWAkulivik Airport (AKV)Akulivik, Quebec, CanadaView Akulivik Airport on a map View satellite image of Akulivik Airport Set AKV as destination Airport Get more information about Akulivik Airport
15381.82 miles (614.48 km) SWPuvirnituq Airport (YPX)Puvirnituq, Quebec, CanadaView Puvirnituq Airport on a map View satellite image of Puvirnituq Airport Set YPX as destination Airport Get more information about Puvirnituq Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Iqaluit Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Iqaluit Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
110,427.71 miles (16,781.74 km) SAlbany Airport (ALH)Albany, Western Australia, AustraliaView Albany Airport on a map View satellite image of Albany Airport Set ALH as destination Airport Get more information about Albany Airport
210,411.26 miles (16,755.26 km) WSWHobart International Airport (HBA)Hobart, Tasmania, AustraliaView Hobart International Airport on a map View satellite image of Hobart International Airport Set HBA as destination Airport Get more information about Hobart International Airport
310,389.30 miles (16,719.91 km) SManjimup Airport (MJP)Manjimup, Western Australia, AustraliaView Manjimup Airport on a map View satellite image of Manjimup Airport Set MJP as destination Airport Get more information about Manjimup Airport
410,370.04 miles (16,688.92 km) SMargaret River Airport (MGV)Margaret River, Western Australia, AustraliaView Margaret River Airport on a map View satellite image of Margaret River Airport Set MGV as destination Airport Get more information about Margaret River Airport
510,356.00 miles (16,666.33 km) WSWSmithton Airport (SIO)Smithton, Tasmania, AustraliaView Smithton Airport on a map View satellite image of Smithton Airport Set SIO as destination Airport Get more information about Smithton Airport
610,352.28 miles (16,660.34 km) SBusselton Regional Airport (BQB)Busselton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Busselton Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Busselton Regional Airport Set BQB as destination Airport Get more information about Busselton Regional Airport
710,349.24 miles (16,655.44 km) WSWBurnie Airport (BWT)Burnie, Tasmania, AustraliaView Burnie Airport on a map View satellite image of Burnie Airport Set BWT as destination Airport Get more information about Burnie Airport
810,343.04 miles (16,645.47 km) SKatanning Airport (KNI)Katanning, Western Australia, AustraliaView Katanning Airport on a map View satellite image of Katanning Airport Set KNI as destination Airport Get more information about Katanning Airport
910,343.02 miles (16,645.43 km) WSWLaunceston Airport (LST)Launceston, Tasmania, AustraliaView Launceston Airport on a map View satellite image of Launceston Airport Set LST as destination Airport Get more information about Launceston Airport
1010,341.31 miles (16,642.69 km) WSWDevonport Airport (DPO)Devonport, Tasmania, AustraliaView Devonport Airport on a map View satellite image of Devonport Airport Set DPO as destination Airport Get more information about Devonport Airport
1110,329.97 miles (16,624.43 km) SBunbury Airport (BUY)Bunbury, Western Australia, AustraliaView Bunbury Airport on a map View satellite image of Bunbury Airport Set BUY as destination Airport Get more information about Bunbury Airport
1210,328.18 miles (16,621.55 km) SWKing Island Airport (KNS)Currie, Tasmania, AustraliaView King Island Airport on a map View satellite image of King Island Airport Set KNS as destination Airport Get more information about King Island Airport
1310,325.23 miles (16,616.81 km) WSWGeorge Town Aerodrome (GEE)George Town, Tasmania, AustraliaView George Town Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of George Town Aerodrome Set GEE as destination Airport Get more information about George Town Aerodrome
1410,311.93 miles (16,595.40 km) SSWEsperance Airport (EPR)Esperance, AustraliaView Esperance Airport on a map View satellite image of Esperance Airport Set EPR as destination Airport Get more information about Esperance Airport
1510,302.26 miles (16,579.84 km) WSWSt Helens Airport (HLS)St. Helens, Tasmania, AustraliaView St Helens Airport on a map View satellite image of St Helens Airport Set HLS as destination Airport Get more information about St Helens Airport