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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.
  • The closest airport to Celle Air Base (ZCN) is Hannover Airport (HAJ), which is located only 17 miles (27 kilometers) WSW of ZCN.
  • On 9 March 1935 Hermann Göring officially announced the existence of a German Air Force and the D.L.V.
  • 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.
  • Celle Air Base is located 2.7 miles southwest of the city centre of Celle and 18 miles northeast of the city centre of Hanover.
  • Celle Air Base (ZCN) currently has only 1 runway.
  • In addition to being known as "Celle Air Base", other names for ZCN include "Heeresflugplatz Celle" and "(Advanced Landing Ground B-118)".
  • At the beginning of the airlift a total of 600 tons of freight were transported into the besieged city which increased to 1000 tons of coal and food each day in the spring of 1949.
  • The unit being stationed the longest at Celle was the Heeresfliegerstaffel 7.
  • Next to the road leading to Celle Air Base, a monument in memory of the support given by Celle to the Berlin Airlift was erected by the city of Celle in 1988.

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 View satellite image of Hannover Airport 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 View satellite image of Bremen Airport 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 View satellite image of Hamburg Finkenwerder Airport 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 View satellite image of Hamburg Airport 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 View satellite image of Magdeburg–Cochstedt Airport 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 View satellite image of Kassel Calden Airport 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 View satellite image of RAF Gütersloh 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 View satellite image of Bremerhaven Airport 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 View satellite image of Lübeck Airport 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 View satellite image of Paderborn Lippstadt Airport 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 View satellite image of Schwerin-Parchim Airport 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 View satellite image of Nordholz Naval Airbase 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 View satellite image of Münster Osnabrück International Airport 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 View satellite image of Fritzlar Air Base 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 View satellite image of Rheine-Bentlage Air Base 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 View satellite image of Chatham Islands 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 View satellite image of Dunedin International Airport 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 View satellite image of Oamaru Airport 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 View satellite image of Christchurch International Airport 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 View satellite image of Ashburton Aerodrome 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 View satellite image of Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) 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 View satellite image of Kaikoura Aerodrome 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 View satellite image of Hood Aerodrome 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 View satellite image of Ryan's Creek Aerodrome 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 View satellite image of Wellington International Airport 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 View satellite image of Invercargill Airport 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 View satellite image of Alexandra Aerodrome 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 View satellite image of Kapiti Coast Airport 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 View satellite image of Woodbourne Airport 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 View satellite image of Palmerston North Airport Set PMR as destination Airport Get more information about Palmerston North Airport