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YQX Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: YQX / CYQX
Airport Name: Gander International Airport
Location: Gander, Newfoundland, Canada
GPS Coordinates: 48°56'12"N by 54°34'5"W
Area Served: Gander, Newfoundland
Operator/Owner: Transport Canada
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 496 feet (151 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Gander International Airport (YQX):

  • Officials at Gander International Airport have stated that the future for the airport is grim unless the federal government provides funding to cover costs.
  • Because of Gander International Airport's relatively low elevation of 496 feet, planes can take off or land at Gander International 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.
  • Gander International Airport (YQX) has 2 runways.
  • To honour the people of Gander and Halifax for their support during the operation, Lufthansa named a new Airbus A340-300 "Gander/Halifax" on May 16, 2002.
  • The closest airport to Gander International Airport (YQX) is St. John's International Airport (YYT), which is located 124 miles (199 kilometers) SE of YQX.
  • The furthest airport from Gander International Airport (YQX) is Albany Airport (ALH), which is located 11,395 miles (18,338 kilometers) away in Albany, Western Australia, Australia.
  • Construction of the airport began in 1936 and it was opened in 1938, with its first landing on January 11 of that year, by Captain Douglas Fraser flying a Fox Moth of Imperial Airways.
  • Following Newfoundland's entry into Confederation, the government renamed the airport Gander Airport and it came under the administration of Canada's federal Department of Transport.

Map of Nearest Airports from Gander International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Gander International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
1123.55 miles (198.84 km) SESt. John's International Airport (YYT)St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, CanadaView St. John's International Airport on a map Set YYT as destination Airport Get more information about St. John's International Airport
2129.30 miles (208.08 km) WDeer Lake Regional Airport (YDF)Deer Lake, Newfoundland and Labrador, CanadaView Deer Lake Regional Airport on a map Set YDF as destination Airport Get more information about Deer Lake Regional Airport
3152.40 miles (245.27 km) SWMiquelon Airport (MQC)Miquelon, Saint Pierre and MiquelonView Miquelon Airport on a map Set MQC as destination Airport Get more information about Miquelon Airport
4167.64 miles (269.79 km) SSWSaint-Pierre Airport (FSP)Saint-Pierre, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, FranceView Saint-Pierre Airport on a map Set FSP as destination Airport Get more information about Saint-Pierre Airport
5182.39 miles (293.52 km) NNWSt. Anthony Airport (YAY)St. Anthony, Newfoundland and Labrador, CanadaView St. Anthony Airport on a map Set YAY as destination Airport Get more information about St. Anthony Airport
6183.47 miles (295.26 km) WStephenville Airport (YJT)Stephenville, Newfoundland and Labrador, CanadaView Stephenville Airport on a map Set YJT as destination Airport Get more information about Stephenville Airport
7208.22 miles (335.10 km) NNWLourdes-de-Blanc-Sablon Airport (YBX)Lourdes-de-Blanc-Sablon, Quebec, CanadaView Lourdes-de-Blanc-Sablon Airport on a map Set YBX as destination Airport Get more information about Lourdes-de-Blanc-Sablon Airport
8235.79 miles (379.46 km) NWLa Tabatière Airport (ZLT)La Tabatière, Quebec, CanadaView La Tabatière Airport on a map Set ZLT as destination Airport Get more information about La Tabatière Airport
9239.22 miles (384.98 km) NNWMary's Harbour Airport (YMH)Mary's Harbour, Labrador, CanadaView Mary's Harbour Airport on a map Set YMH as destination Airport Get more information about Mary's Harbour Airport
10239.82 miles (385.95 km) NWSaint-Augustin Airport (YIF)Saint-Augustin, Quebec, CanadaView Saint-Augustin Airport on a map Set YIF as destination Airport Get more information about Saint-Augustin Airport
11242.28 miles (389.91 km) NSt. Lewis (Fox Harbour) Airport (YFX)St. Lewis, Newfoundland and Labrador, CanadaView St. Lewis (Fox Harbour) Airport on a map Set YFX as destination Airport Get more information about St. Lewis (Fox Harbour) Airport
12245.94 miles (395.81 km) WNWTête-à-la-Baleine Airport (ZTB)Tête-à-la-Baleine, Quebec, CanadaView Tête-à-la-Baleine Airport on a map Set ZTB as destination Airport Get more information about Tête-à-la-Baleine Airport
13249.94 miles (402.24 km) WNWChevery Airport (YHR)Chevery, Quebec, CanadaView Chevery Airport on a map Set YHR as destination Airport Get more information about Chevery Airport
14256.42 miles (412.66 km) NNWWilliams Harbour Airport (YWM)Williams Harbour, Newfoundland and Labrador, CanadaView Williams Harbour Airport on a map Set YWM as destination Airport Get more information about Williams Harbour Airport
15259.22 miles (417.17 km) NNWPort Hope Simpson Airport (YHA)Port Hope Simpson, Newfoundland and Labrador, CanadaView Port Hope Simpson Airport on a map Set YHA as destination Airport Get more information about Port Hope Simpson Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Gander International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Gander International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,394.88 miles (18,338.23 km) SSEAlbany Airport (ALH)Albany, Western Australia, AustraliaView Albany Airport on a map Set ALH as destination Airport Get more information about Albany Airport
211,366.76 miles (18,292.98 km) SSEEsperance Airport (EPR)Esperance, AustraliaView Esperance Airport on a map Set EPR as destination Airport Get more information about Esperance Airport
311,353.80 miles (18,272.12 km) SWPortland Airport (PTJ)Portland, Victoria, AustraliaView Portland Airport on a map Set PTJ as destination Airport Get more information about Portland Airport
411,348.45 miles (18,263.52 km) SWMount Gambier Airport (MGB)Mount Gambier, AustraliaView Mount Gambier Airport on a map Set MGB as destination Airport Get more information about Mount Gambier Airport
511,337.00 miles (18,245.10 km) SWKingscote Airport (KGC)Kingscote, South Australia, AustraliaView Kingscote Airport on a map Set KGC as destination Airport Get more information about Kingscote Airport
611,336.53 miles (18,244.33 km) WSWKing Island Airport (KNS)Currie, Tasmania, AustraliaView King Island Airport on a map Set KNS as destination Airport Get more information about King Island Airport
711,328.58 miles (18,231.54 km) WSWSmithton Airport (SIO)Smithton, Tasmania, AustraliaView Smithton Airport on a map Set SIO as destination Airport Get more information about Smithton Airport
811,317.15 miles (18,213.15 km) SSEManjimup Airport (MJP)Manjimup, Western Australia, AustraliaView Manjimup Airport on a map Set MJP as destination Airport Get more information about Manjimup Airport
911,316.66 miles (18,212.36 km) SWWarrnambool Airport (WMB)Warrnambool, Victoria, AustraliaView Warrnambool Airport on a map Set WMB as destination Airport Get more information about Warrnambool Airport
1011,310.76 miles (18,202.86 km) SSEKatanning Airport (KNI)Katanning, Western Australia, AustraliaView Katanning Airport on a map Set KNI as destination Airport Get more information about Katanning Airport
1111,308.08 miles (18,198.54 km) WSWBurnie Airport (BWT)Burnie, Tasmania, AustraliaView Burnie Airport on a map Set BWT as destination Airport Get more information about Burnie Airport
1211,299.50 miles (18,184.74 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
1311,297.75 miles (18,181.92 km) SWHamilton Airport (HLT)Hamilton, Victoria, AustraliaView Hamilton Airport on a map Set HLT as destination Airport Get more information about Hamilton Airport
1411,285.21 miles (18,161.74 km) WSWDevonport Airport (DPO)Devonport, Tasmania, AustraliaView Devonport Airport on a map Set DPO as destination Airport Get more information about Devonport Airport
1511,272.44 miles (18,141.19 km) SSEMargaret 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