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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.
  • With the introduction of the intercontinental Boeing 707 and Douglas DC-8, fewer airlines stopped at Iqaluit.
  • As a result of increased traffic, Nunavut government is planning an overhaul of the airport which is expected to cost between $250 and $300 million.
  • 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.
  • The closest airport to Iqaluit Airport (YFB) is Kimmirut Airport (YLC), which is located 75 miles (121 kilometers) SSW of YFB.
  • Multiple flights have been diverted to Iqaluit Airport due to passenger medical emergencies.

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Set HLS as destination Airport Get more information about St Helens Airport