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YZX Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: YZX / CYZX
Airport Names:
  1. CFB Greenwood
  2. Greenwood Airport
Location: Greenwood, Nova Scotia, Canada
GPS Coordinates: 44°59'3"N by 64°55'0"W
Operator/Owner: Government of Canada
Airport Type: Military
Elevation: 92 feet (28 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about CFB Greenwood (YZX):

  • Because of CFB Greenwood's relatively low elevation of 92 feet, planes can take off or land at CFB Greenwood 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 Greenwood", another name for YZX is "Greenwood Airport".
  • The closest airport to CFB Greenwood (YZX) is Digby/Annapolis Regional Airport (YDG), which is located 52 miles (84 kilometers) SW of YZX.
  • 2 OTU became operational on December 12, 1949, the same day that 405 Squadron reactivated, using modified Avro Lancaster bombers as maritime reconnaissance aircraft.
  • The first CP-107 Argus arrived at RCAF Station Greenwood on May 1, 1958.
  • Further defence cuts and reorganization in 1995 saw the 434 Squadron move from CFB Shearwater to Greenwood, bringing its Canadair CE/CT-33 Silver Star and Canadair CC/CP/CE-144 Challenger combat support aircraft to the base.
  • CFB Greenwood (YZX) has 2 runways.
  • By the end of 1942, the BCATP program was changing across Canada in light of Allied successes in Europe.
  • The furthest airport from CFB Greenwood (YZX) is Albany Airport (ALH), which is located 11,728 miles (18,875 kilometers) away in Albany, Western Australia, Australia.

Map of Nearest Airports from CFB Greenwood:

List of Nearest Airports from CFB Greenwood:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
152.30 miles (84.17 km) SWDigby/Annapolis Regional Airport (YDG)Digby, Nova Scotia, CanadaView Digby/Annapolis Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Digby/Annapolis Regional Airport Set YDG as destination Airport Get more information about Digby/Annapolis Regional Airport
252.66 miles (84.75 km) WNWSaint John Airport (YSJ)Saint John, New Brunswick, CanadaView Saint John Airport on a map View satellite image of Saint John Airport Set YSJ as destination Airport Get more information about Saint John Airport
369.18 miles (111.34 km) EHalifax Stanfield International Airport (YHZ)Enfield, Nova Scotia, CanadaView Halifax Stanfield International Airport on a map View satellite image of Halifax Stanfield International Airport Set YHZ as destination Airport Get more information about Halifax Stanfield International Airport
473.38 miles (118.09 km) ESEShearwater Heliport (YAW)Shearwater, Nova Scotia, CanadaView Shearwater Heliport on a map View satellite image of Shearwater Heliport Set YAW as destination Airport Get more information about Shearwater Heliport
579.04 miles (127.20 km) NGreater Moncton International Airport (YQM)Moncton, New Brunswick, CanadaView Greater Moncton International Airport on a map View satellite image of Greater Moncton International Airport Set YQM as destination Airport Get more information about Greater Moncton International Airport
694.39 miles (151.91 km) NW5th Canadian Division Support Base Gagetown, (YCX)Gagetown, New Brunswick, CanadaView 5th Canadian Division Support Base Gagetown, on a map View satellite image of 5th Canadian Division Support Base Gagetown, Set YCX as destination Airport Get more information about 5th Canadian Division Support Base Gagetown,
798.67 miles (158.79 km) SWYarmouth Airport (YQI)Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, CanadaView Yarmouth Airport on a map View satellite image of Yarmouth Airport Set YQI as destination Airport Get more information about Yarmouth Airport
899.53 miles (160.18 km) NWFredericton International Airport (YFC)Fredericton, New Brunswick, CanadaView Fredericton International Airport on a map View satellite image of Fredericton International Airport Set YFC as destination Airport Get more information about Fredericton International Airport
9113.37 miles (182.45 km) NNESummerside Airport (YSU)Summerside, Prince Edward Island, CanadaView Summerside Airport on a map View satellite image of Summerside Airport Set YSU as destination Airport Get more information about Summerside Airport
10125.17 miles (201.44 km) NECharlottetown Airport (YYG)Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, CanadaView Charlottetown Airport on a map View satellite image of Charlottetown Airport Set YYG as destination Airport Get more information about Charlottetown Airport
11129.99 miles (209.20 km) WPrinceton Municipal Airport (PNN)Princeton, Maine, United StatesView Princeton Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Princeton Municipal Airport Set PNN as destination Airport Get more information about Princeton Municipal Airport
12142.05 miles (228.60 km) NMiramichi Airport (YCH)Miramichi, New Brunswick, CanadaView Miramichi Airport on a map View satellite image of Miramichi Airport Set YCH as destination Airport Get more information about Miramichi Airport
13159.79 miles (257.16 km) WNWHoulton International Airport (HUL)Houlton, Maine, United StatesView Houlton International Airport on a map View satellite image of Houlton International Airport Set HUL as destination Airport Get more information about Houlton International Airport
14173.10 miles (278.58 km) WHancock County-Bar Harbor Airport (BHB)Bar Harbor, Maine, United StatesView Hancock County-Bar Harbor Airport on a map View satellite image of Hancock County-Bar Harbor Airport Set BHB as destination Airport Get more information about Hancock County-Bar Harbor Airport
15178.52 miles (287.31 km) ENEPort Hawkesbury Airport (YPS)Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia, CanadaView Port Hawkesbury Airport on a map View satellite image of Port Hawkesbury Airport Set YPS as destination Airport Get more information about Port Hawkesbury Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from CFB Greenwood:

List of Furthest Airports from CFB Greenwood:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,728.28 miles (18,874.80 km) SSWAlbany 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
211,694.06 miles (18,819.72 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
311,673.01 miles (18,785.84 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
411,656.05 miles (18,758.55 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
511,645.18 miles (18,741.05 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
611,634.25 miles (18,723.47 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
711,577.74 miles (18,632.53 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
811,545.37 miles (18,580.42 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
911,539.79 miles (18,571.44 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
1011,534.28 miles (18,562.58 km) SPerth Airport (PER)Perth, Western Australia, AustraliaView Perth Airport on a map View satellite image of Perth Airport Set PER as destination Airport Get more information about Perth Airport
1111,422.43 miles (18,382.57 km) SJurien Bay Airport (JUR)Jurien Bay, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jurien Bay Airport on a map View satellite image of Jurien Bay Airport Set JUR as destination Airport Get more information about Jurien Bay Airport
1211,420.85 miles (18,380.02 km) SSWKambalda Airport (KDB)Kambalda, Western Australia, AustraliaView Kambalda Airport on a map View satellite image of Kambalda Airport Set KDB as destination Airport Get more information about Kambalda Airport
1311,397.03 miles (18,341.70 km) SSWKalgoorlie-Boulder Airport (KGI)Kalgoorlie, Western Australia, AustraliaView Kalgoorlie-Boulder Airport on a map View satellite image of Kalgoorlie-Boulder Airport Set KGI as destination Airport Get more information about Kalgoorlie-Boulder Airport
1411,377.46 miles (18,310.19 km) SSWWindarling Airport (WRN)Windarling, AustraliaView Windarling Airport on a map View satellite image of Windarling Airport Set WRN as destination Airport Get more information about Windarling Airport
1511,345.09 miles (18,258.11 km) SMorawa Airport (MWB)Morawa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Morawa Airport on a map View satellite image of Morawa Airport Set MWB as destination Airport Get more information about Morawa Airport