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ZCN Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: ZCN / ETHC
Airport Names:
  1. Celle Air Base
  2. Heeresflugplatz Celle
  3. (Advanced Landing Ground B-118)
Location: Celle, Germany
GPS Coordinates: 52°35'27"N by 10°1'19"E
Operator/Owner: Federal Ministry of Defence
Airport Type: Military
Elevation: 129 feet (39 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Celle Air Base (ZCN):

  • Because of Celle Air Base's relatively low elevation of 129 feet, planes can take off or land at Celle Air Base 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.
  • From 1959 until 1966, a US Air Force unit equipped with two MSQ-1A radar was stationed at Celle Air Base.
  • In addition to being known as "Celle Air Base", other names for ZCN include "Heeresflugplatz Celle" and "(Advanced Landing Ground B-118)".
  • The closest airport to Celle Air Base (ZCN) is Hannover Airport (HAJ), which is located only 17 miles (27 kilometers) WSW of ZCN.
  • Celle Air Base (ZCN) currently has only 1 runway.
  • After exhaustive construction works, during which the boggy terrain was drained by creating several ditches, the flying school entered service in 1934.
  • After RAF Fassberg and RAF Wunstorf Celle became the third airfield in the region to serve in the airlift.
  • The furthest airport from Celle Air Base (ZCN) is Chatham Islands (CHT), which is located 11,761 miles (18,928 kilometers) away in Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New Zealand.

Map of Nearest Airports from Celle Air Base:

List of Nearest Airports from Celle Air Base:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
116.79 miles (27.02 km) WSWHannover Airport (HAJ)Hanover, Lower Saxony, GermanyView Hannover Airport on a map Set HAJ as destination Airport Get more information about Hannover Airport
260.46 miles (97.31 km) WNWBremen Airport (BRE)Bremen, GermanyView Bremen Airport on a map Set BRE as destination Airport Get more information about Bremen Airport
365.73 miles (105.77 km) NHamburg Finkenwerder Airport (XFW)Hamburg, GermanyView Hamburg Finkenwerder Airport on a map Set XFW as destination Airport Get more information about Hamburg Finkenwerder Airport
471.81 miles (115.57 km) NHamburg Airport (HAM)Hamburg / Fuhlsbüttel, GermanyView Hamburg Airport on a map Set HAM as destination Airport Get more information about Hamburg Airport
577.92 miles (125.41 km) SEMagdeburg–Cochstedt Airport (CSO)Magdeburg, GermanyView Magdeburg–Cochstedt Airport on a map Set CSO as destination Airport Get more information about Magdeburg–Cochstedt Airport
685.18 miles (137.09 km) SSWKassel Calden Airport (KSF)Kassel, Hesse, GermanyView Kassel Calden Airport on a map Set KSF as destination Airport Get more information about Kassel Calden Airport
785.91 miles (138.26 km) WSWRAF Gütersloh (GUT)Gütersloh, North Rhine-Westphalia, GermanyView RAF Gütersloh on a map Set GUT as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Gütersloh
887.34 miles (140.55 km) NWBremerhaven Airport (BRV)Bremerhaven, Bremen, GermanyView Bremerhaven Airport on a map Set BRV as destination Airport Get more information about Bremerhaven Airport
988.71 miles (142.77 km) NNELübeck Airport (LBC)Lübeck (near Hamburg), Schleswig-Holstein, GermanyView Lübeck Airport on a map Set LBC as destination Airport Get more information about Lübeck Airport
1090.00 miles (144.85 km) SWPaderborn Lippstadt Airport (PAD)Paderborn, GermanyView Paderborn Lippstadt Airport on a map Set PAD as destination Airport Get more information about Paderborn Lippstadt Airport
1193.27 miles (150.10 km) NESchwerin-Parchim Airport (SZW)Parchim, GermanyView Schwerin-Parchim Airport on a map Set SZW as destination Airport Get more information about Schwerin-Parchim Airport
1298.95 miles (159.24 km) NWNordholz Naval Airbase (FCN)Nordholz, GermanyView Nordholz Naval Airbase on a map Set FCN as destination Airport Get more information about Nordholz Naval Airbase
13103.46 miles (166.51 km) WSWMünster Osnabrück International Airport (FMO)Greven, North Rhine-Westphalia, GermanyView Münster Osnabrück International Airport on a map Set FMO as destination Airport Get more information about Münster Osnabrück International Airport
14106.59 miles (171.54 km) SSWFritzlar Air Base (FRZ)Fritzlar, Hessen, GermanyView Fritzlar Air Base on a map Set FRZ as destination Airport Get more information about Fritzlar Air Base
15112.97 miles (181.81 km) WRheine-Bentlage Air Base (ZPQ)Rhine, GermanyView Rheine-Bentlage Air Base on a map Set ZPQ as destination Airport Get more information about Rheine-Bentlage Air Base

Map of Furthest Airports from Celle Air Base:

List of Furthest Airports from Celle Air Base:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,761.33 miles (18,927.97 km) SSEChatham Islands (CHT)Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New ZealandView Chatham Islands on a map Set CHT as destination Airport Get more information about Chatham Islands
211,435.85 miles (18,404.17 km) ESEDunedin International Airport (DUD)Dunedin, Otago, New ZealandView Dunedin International Airport on a map Set DUD as destination Airport Get more information about Dunedin International Airport
311,430.98 miles (18,396.33 km) ESEOamaru Airport (OAM)Oamaru, North Otago, New ZealandView Oamaru Airport on a map Set OAM as destination Airport Get more information about Oamaru Airport
411,417.48 miles (18,374.60 km) ESEChristchurch International Airport (CHC)Christchurch, New ZealandView Christchurch International Airport on a map Set CHC as destination Airport Get more information about Christchurch International Airport
511,410.26 miles (18,362.98 km) ESEAshburton Aerodrome (ASG)Ashburton, New ZealandView Ashburton Aerodrome on a map Set ASG as destination Airport Get more information about Ashburton Aerodrome
611,407.18 miles (18,358.03 km) ESERichard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) (TIU)Timaru, New ZealandView Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) on a map Set TIU as destination Airport Get more information about Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport)
711,401.70 miles (18,349.22 km) SEKaikoura Aerodrome (KBZ)Kaikoura, New ZealandView Kaikoura Aerodrome on a map Set KBZ as destination Airport Get more information about Kaikoura Aerodrome
811,388.31 miles (18,327.67 km) SEHood Aerodrome (MRO)Masterton, New ZealandView Hood Aerodrome on a map Set MRO as destination Airport Get more information about Hood Aerodrome
911,387.24 miles (18,325.95 km) ESERyan's Creek Aerodrome (SZS)Stewart Island, New ZealandView Ryan's Creek Aerodrome on a map Set SZS as destination Airport Get more information about Ryan's Creek Aerodrome
1011,382.46 miles (18,318.25 km) SEWellington International Airport (WLG)Wellington, New ZealandView Wellington International Airport on a map Set WLG as destination Airport Get more information about Wellington International Airport
1111,378.55 miles (18,311.95 km) ESEInvercargill Airport (IVC)Invercargill, New ZealandView Invercargill Airport on a map Set IVC as destination Airport Get more information about Invercargill Airport
1211,374.67 miles (18,305.72 km) ESEAlexandra Aerodrome (ALR)Alexandra, New ZealandView Alexandra Aerodrome on a map Set ALR as destination Airport Get more information about Alexandra Aerodrome
1311,364.77 miles (18,289.78 km) SEKapiti Coast Airport (PPQ)Paraparaumu Beach, New ZealandView Kapiti Coast Airport on a map Set PPQ as destination Airport Get more information about Kapiti Coast Airport
1411,362.88 miles (18,286.73 km) SEWoodbourne Airport (BHE)Blenheim, New ZealandView Woodbourne Airport on a map Set BHE as destination Airport Get more information about Woodbourne Airport
1511,350.59 miles (18,266.95 km) SEPalmerston North Airport (PMR)Palmerston North, New ZealandView Palmerston North Airport on a map Set PMR as destination Airport Get more information about Palmerston North Airport