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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):

  • CFB Goose Bay (YYR) has 2 runways.
  • In addition to being known as "CFB Goose Bay", another name for YYR is "Goose Bay Airport".
  • On 11 September 2001, CFB Goose Bay hosted seven trans-Atlantic commercial airliners which were diverted to land as part of Operation Yellow Ribbon, following the closure of North American airspace as a result of terrorist attacks in New York City and Washington, D.C.
  • The story of the base’s founding was evocatively told in a wartime Canadian book by William G.
  • The closest airport to CFB Goose Bay (YYR) is Rigolet Airport (YRG), which is located 100 miles (161 kilometers) NE of YYR.
  • 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.

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Set RTS as destination Airport Get more information about Rottnest Airport