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YYR Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: YYR / CYYR
Airport Names:
  1. CFB Goose Bay
  2. Goose Bay Airport
Location: Goose Bay, Labrador, Canada
GPS Coordinates: 53°19'9"N by 60°25'32"W
Operator/Owner: Government of Canada
Airport Type: Military/Public
Elevation: 160 feet (49 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about CFB Goose Bay (YYR):

  • The closest airport to CFB Goose Bay (YYR) is Rigolet Airport (YRG), which is located 100 miles (161 kilometers) NE of YYR.
  • In 2004 the RAF announced its intent to close the permanent RAF detachment, effective 31 March 2005.
  • CFB Goose Bay (YYR) has 2 runways.
  • In 1983, a NASA Boeing 747 transport aircraft carrying the Space Shuttle Enterprise landed at CFB Goose Bay to refuel on its way to a European tour where the shuttle was then displayed in France and the United Kingdom.
  • To provide rescue and range support to the jet aircraft operating from Goose Bay the Canadian Forces provided a Base Rescue Flight consisting of three CH-135 Twin Huey helicopters.
  • Under pressure from Britain and the United States the Canadian Air Ministry worked at a record pace, and by November three 7,000-foot gravel runways were ready.
  • The furthest airport from CFB Goose Bay (YYR) is Albany Airport (ALH), which is located 11,164 miles (17,967 kilometers) away in Albany, Western Australia, Australia.
  • Because of CFB Goose Bay's relatively low elevation of 160 feet, planes can take off or land at CFB Goose Bay 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 "CFB Goose Bay", another name for YYR is "Goose Bay Airport".

Map of Nearest Airports from CFB Goose Bay:

List of Nearest Airports from CFB Goose Bay:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
1100.00 miles (160.94 km) NERigolet Airport (YRG)Rigolet, Newfoundland and Labrador, CanadaView Rigolet Airport on a map View satellite image of Rigolet Airport Set YRG as destination Airport Get more information about Rigolet Airport
2112.95 miles (181.78 km) NNEPostville Airport (YSO)Postville, Newfoundland and Labrador, CanadaView Postville Airport on a map View satellite image of Postville Airport Set YSO as destination Airport Get more information about Postville Airport
3131.37 miles (211.42 km) NNEMakkovik Airport (YMN)Makkovik, Newfoundland and Labrador, CanadaView Makkovik Airport on a map View satellite image of Makkovik Airport Set YMN as destination Airport Get more information about Makkovik Airport
4141.30 miles (227.40 km) ENECartwright Airport (YRF)Cartwright, Newfoundland and Labrador, CanadaView Cartwright Airport on a map View satellite image of Cartwright Airport Set YRF as destination Airport Get more information about Cartwright Airport
5147.36 miles (237.16 km) NHopedale Airport (YHO)Hopedale, Labrador, CanadaView Hopedale Airport on a map View satellite image of Hopedale Airport Set YHO as destination Airport Get more information about Hopedale Airport
6152.37 miles (245.21 km) WChurchill Falls Airport (ZUM)Churchill Falls, Newfoundland and Labrador, CanadaView Churchill Falls Airport on a map View satellite image of Churchill Falls Airport Set ZUM as destination Airport Get more information about Churchill Falls Airport
7163.80 miles (263.61 km) SSESaint-Augustin Airport (YIF)Saint-Augustin, Quebec, CanadaView Saint-Augustin Airport on a map View satellite image of Saint-Augustin Airport Set YIF as destination Airport Get more information about Saint-Augustin Airport
8180.90 miles (291.13 km) ESEPort Hope Simpson Airport (YHA)Port Hope Simpson, Newfoundland and Labrador, CanadaView Port Hope Simpson Airport on a map View satellite image of Port Hope Simpson Airport Set YHA as destination Airport Get more information about Port Hope Simpson Airport
9182.62 miles (293.89 km) SSELa Tabatière Airport (ZLT)La Tabatière, Quebec, CanadaView La Tabatière Airport on a map View satellite image of La Tabatière Airport Set ZLT as destination Airport Get more information about La Tabatière Airport
10183.18 miles (294.80 km) ECharlottetown Airport (YHG)Charlottetown, Newfoundland and Labrador, CanadaView Charlottetown Airport on a map View satellite image of Charlottetown Airport Set YHG as destination Airport Get more information about Charlottetown Airport
11188.03 miles (302.60 km) SSETête-à-la-Baleine Airport (ZTB)Tête-à-la-Baleine, Quebec, CanadaView Tête-à-la-Baleine Airport on a map View satellite image of Tête-à-la-Baleine Airport Set ZTB as destination Airport Get more information about Tête-à-la-Baleine Airport
12188.36 miles (303.14 km) SELourdes-de-Blanc-Sablon Airport (YBX)Lourdes-de-Blanc-Sablon, Quebec, CanadaView Lourdes-de-Blanc-Sablon Airport on a map View satellite image of Lourdes-de-Blanc-Sablon Airport Set YBX as destination Airport Get more information about Lourdes-de-Blanc-Sablon Airport
13191.35 miles (307.95 km) EBlack Tickle Airport (YBI)Black Tickle, Newfoundland and Labrador, CanadaView Black Tickle Airport on a map View satellite image of Black Tickle Airport Set YBI as destination Airport Get more information about Black Tickle Airport
14199.79 miles (321.52 km) SChevery Airport (YHR)Chevery, Quebec, CanadaView Chevery Airport on a map View satellite image of Chevery Airport Set YHR as destination Airport Get more information about Chevery Airport
15200.04 miles (321.94 km) ESEWilliams Harbour Airport (YWM)Williams Harbour, Newfoundland and Labrador, CanadaView Williams Harbour Airport on a map View satellite image of Williams Harbour Airport Set YWM as destination Airport Get more information about Williams Harbour Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from CFB Goose Bay:

List of Furthest Airports from CFB Goose Bay:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,164.24 miles (17,967.05 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
211,109.60 miles (17,879.12 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
311,079.24 miles (17,830.26 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
411,077.92 miles (17,828.14 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
511,075.67 miles (17,824.51 km) SEsperance 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
611,064.91 miles (17,807.21 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
711,045.67 miles (17,776.24 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
810,971.73 miles (17,657.24 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
910,971.40 miles (17,656.71 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
1010,969.67 miles (17,653.93 km) SWPortland Airport (PTJ)Portland, Victoria, AustraliaView Portland Airport on a map View satellite image of Portland Airport Set PTJ as destination Airport Get more information about Portland Airport
1110,968.25 miles (17,651.64 km) WSWKing 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
1210,960.70 miles (17,639.50 km) SWMount Gambier Airport (MGB)Mount Gambier, AustraliaView Mount Gambier Airport on a map View satellite image of Mount Gambier Airport Set MGB as destination Airport Get more information about Mount Gambier Airport
1310,959.07 miles (17,636.87 km) SJandakot Airport (JAD)Jandakot, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jandakot Airport on a map View satellite image of Jandakot Airport Set JAD as destination Airport Get more information about Jandakot Airport
1410,955.42 miles (17,631.00 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
1510,950.63 miles (17,623.29 km) SRottnest Airport (RTS)Rottnest Island, Western Australia, AustraliaView Rottnest Airport on a map View satellite image of Rottnest Airport Set RTS as destination Airport Get more information about Rottnest Airport