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ZRH Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: ZRH / LSZH
Airport Names:
  1. Zurich Airport
  2. Flughafen Zürich
Location: Zürich, Switzerland
GPS Coordinates: 47°27'52"N by 8°32'57"E
Area Served: Zürich, Switzerland
Operator/Owner: Flughafen Zürich AG
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 1,416 feet (432 meters)
# of Runways: 4
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Facts about Zurich Airport (ZRH):

  • The closest airport to Zurich Airport (ZRH) is Emmen Swiss Air Base (EML), which is located 28 miles (45 kilometers) SSW of ZRH.
  • The airport is owned by Flughafen Zürich AG, a company quoted on the SIX Swiss Exchange.
  • Zurich Airport (ZRH) has 4 runways.
  • In addition to being known as "Zurich Airport", another name for ZRH is "Flughafen Zürich".
  • Zurich Airport handled 24,865,138 passengers last year.
  • Zurich Airport, also known as Zurich Kloten Airport, is the largest international airport of Switzerland and the principal hub of Swiss International Air Lines.
  • When Swissair existed, its head office was at Zurich Airport and in Kloten.
  • The noise of aircraft became an issue and a noise charge was instituted in 1980, and in 1984, an agreement was made regarding arrivals and departures to the airport via German airspace.
  • A treaty was signed in 2001, regarding the limitation of flights over Germany.
  • Swiss International Air Lines has an office on the property of Zurich Airport and in Kloten, consisting of the Alpha, Bravo, and Charlie buildings.Swiss World Cargo has its head office in the Alpha and Bravo buildings.Swiss Private Aviation has its head office in the Swiss complex.Swiss European Air Lines and Swiss AviationTraining, subsidiaries of Swiss, are also headquartered on the airport property.
  • Zurich Airport railway station is located underneath the terminal.
  • The furthest airport from Zurich Airport (ZRH) is Chatham Islands (CHT), which is nearly antipodal to Zurich Airport (meaning Zurich Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Chatham Islands), and is located 12,087 miles (19,453 kilometers) away in Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New Zealand.

Map of Nearest Airports from Zurich Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Zurich Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
128.24 miles (45.45 km) SSWEmmen Swiss Air Base (EML)Emmen, Lucerne, SwitzerlandView Emmen Swiss Air Base on a map View satellite image of Emmen Swiss Air Base Set EML as destination Airport Get more information about Emmen Swiss Air Base
247.07 miles (75.76 km) ENEFriedrichshafen Airport (FDH)Friedrichshafen, Bodensee, GermanyView Friedrichshafen Airport on a map View satellite image of Friedrichshafen Airport Set FDH as destination Airport Get more information about Friedrichshafen Airport
347.28 miles (76.09 km) ESt. Gallen–Altenrhein Airport (ACH)Altenrhein, SwitzerlandView St. Gallen–Altenrhein Airport on a map View satellite image of St. Gallen–Altenrhein Airport Set ACH as destination Airport Get more information about St. Gallen–Altenrhein Airport
448.37 miles (77.84 km) WEuroAirport Basel–Mulhouse–Freiburg (BSL)Basel, SwitzerlandView EuroAirport Basel–Mulhouse–Freiburg on a map View satellite image of EuroAirport Basel–Mulhouse–Freiburg Set BSL as destination Airport Get more information about EuroAirport Basel–Mulhouse–Freiburg
548.37 miles (77.84 km) WEuroAirport Basel–Mulhouse–Freiburg (MLH)Mulhouse, FranceView EuroAirport Basel–Mulhouse–Freiburg on a map View satellite image of EuroAirport Basel–Mulhouse–Freiburg Set MLH as destination Airport Get more information about EuroAirport Basel–Mulhouse–Freiburg
654.07 miles (87.02 km) EHohenems-Dornbirn Airport (HOH)Hohenems, AustriaView Hohenems-Dornbirn Airport on a map View satellite image of Hohenems-Dornbirn Airport Set HOH as destination Airport Get more information about Hohenems-Dornbirn Airport
762.35 miles (100.35 km) SWBern Airport (BRN)Bern, SwitzerlandView Bern Airport on a map View satellite image of Bern Airport Set BRN as destination Airport Get more information about Bern Airport
870.86 miles (114.05 km) NNWBlack Forest Airport (LHA)Lahr, Baden-Württemberg, GermanyView Black Forest Airport on a map View satellite image of Black Forest Airport Set LHA as destination Airport Get more information about Black Forest Airport
971.00 miles (114.26 km) NWColmar - Houssen Airport (CMR)Colmar / Houssen, FranceView Colmar - Houssen Airport on a map View satellite image of Colmar - Houssen Airport Set CMR as destination Airport Get more information about Colmar - Houssen Airport
1082.10 miles (132.13 km) WMontbéliard - Courcelles Aerodrome (XMF)Montbéliard, FranceView Montbéliard - Courcelles Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Montbéliard - Courcelles Aerodrome Set XMF as destination Airport Get more information about Montbéliard - Courcelles Aerodrome
1185.60 miles (137.76 km) NNWStrasbourg International Airport (SXB)Strasbourg, FranceView Strasbourg International Airport on a map View satellite image of Strasbourg International Airport Set SXB as destination Airport Get more information about Strasbourg International Airport
1289.95 miles (144.77 km) SESamedan Airport (SMV)St. Moritz / Samedan, SwitzerlandView Samedan Airport on a map View satellite image of Samedan Airport Set SMV as destination Airport Get more information about Samedan Airport
1390.17 miles (145.12 km) NNEStuttgart Airport (STR)Stuttgart, GermanyView Stuttgart Airport on a map View satellite image of Stuttgart Airport Set STR as destination Airport Get more information about Stuttgart Airport
1493.37 miles (150.27 km) NNWBaden Airpark (FKB)Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden, Baden-Württemberg, GermanyView Baden Airpark on a map View satellite image of Baden Airpark Set FKB as destination Airport Get more information about Baden Airpark
1595.70 miles (154.01 km) NNEStuttgart Hauptbahnhof (ZWS)Stuttgart, GermanyView Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof on a map View satellite image of Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof Set ZWS as destination Airport Get more information about Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof

Map of Furthest Airports from Zurich Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Zurich Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,087.29 miles (19,452.55 km) SEChatham 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
211,657.33 miles (18,760.61 km) ESEHood 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
311,638.41 miles (18,730.16 km) ESEWellington 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
411,633.34 miles (18,722.01 km) SEHawke's Bay Airport (NPE)Napier, New ZealandView Hawke's Bay Airport on a map View satellite image of Hawke's Bay Airport Set NPE as destination Airport Get more information about Hawke's Bay Airport
511,629.25 miles (18,715.42 km) SEGisborne Airport (GIS)Gisborne, New ZealandView Gisborne Airport on a map View satellite image of Gisborne Airport Set GIS as destination Airport Get more information about Gisborne Airport
611,628.93 miles (18,714.90 km) ESEKaikoura 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
711,628.15 miles (18,713.65 km) ESEKapiti 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
811,627.23 miles (18,712.17 km) ESEPalmerston 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
911,615.45 miles (18,693.21 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
1011,606.74 miles (18,679.18 km) ESEWoodbourne 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
1111,593.48 miles (18,657.86 km) EAshburton 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
1211,587.44 miles (18,648.12 km) ESEWanganui Airport (WAG)Wanganui, New ZealandView Wanganui Airport on a map View satellite image of Wanganui Airport Set WAG as destination Airport Get more information about Wanganui Airport
1311,586.05 miles (18,645.90 km) EOamaru 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
1411,577.42 miles (18,632.01 km) ERichard 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)
1511,570.41 miles (18,620.73 km) ESENelson AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Whakatū (NSN)Nelson, New ZealandView Nelson AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Whakatū on a map View satellite image of Nelson AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Whakatū Set NSN as destination Airport Get more information about Nelson AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Whakatū