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JOL Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: JOL / RPMJ
Airport Names:
  1. Jolo Airport
  2. Paliparan ng Jolo
Location: Jolo, Sulu, Philippines
GPS Coordinates: 6°3'12"N by 121°0'39"E
Area Served: Jolo, Sulu
Operator/Owner: Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 118 feet (36 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Jolo Airport (JOL):

  • Jolo Airport (JOL) currently has only 1 runway.
  • A three million-dollar expansion project, financed by the United States, seeks to rehabilitate the old airport by expanding the current runway to over 2,000 meters, enabling aircraft as large as the Boeing 737 to land at the airport.
  • The closest airport to Jolo Airport (JOL) is Zamboanga International Airport (ZAM), which is located 94 miles (151 kilometers) NE of JOL.
  • The furthest airport from Jolo Airport (JOL) is Maués Airport (MBZ), which is nearly antipodal to Jolo Airport (meaning Jolo Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Maués Airport), and is located 12,231 miles (19,683 kilometers) away in Maués, Amazonas, Brazil.
  • Jolo Airport handled 18,749 passengers last year.
  • Jolo Airport is the airport serving the general area of Jolo, located in the province of Sulu in the Philippines.
  • In addition to being known as "Jolo Airport", another name for JOL is "Paliparan ng Jolo".
  • Because of Jolo Airport's relatively low elevation of 118 feet, planes can take off or land at Jolo Airport 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 Jolo Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Jolo Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
193.74 miles (150.85 km) NEZamboanga International Airport (ZAM)Zamboanga City, PhilippinesView Zamboanga International Airport on a map Set ZAM as destination Airport Get more information about Zamboanga International Airport
2111.56 miles (179.54 km) SWSanga-Sanga Airport (TWT)Bongao, Tawi-Tawi, PhilippinesView Sanga-Sanga Airport on a map Set TWT as destination Airport Get more information about Sanga-Sanga Airport
3161.93 miles (260.61 km) NEIpil Airport (IPE)Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay, PhilippinesView Ipil Airport on a map Set IPE as destination Airport Get more information about Ipil Airport
4197.97 miles (318.61 km) WSWLahad Datu Airport (LDU)Lahad Datu, Sabah, MalaysiaView Lahad Datu Airport on a map Set LDU as destination Airport Get more information about Lahad Datu Airport
5199.70 miles (321.39 km) WSWSemporna Airport (SMM)Sabah, MalaysiaView Semporna Airport on a map Set SMM as destination Airport Get more information about Semporna Airport
6203.85 miles (328.06 km) WSandakan Airport (SDK)Sandakan, MalaysiaView Sandakan Airport on a map Set SDK as destination Airport Get more information about Sandakan Airport
7207.82 miles (334.45 km) NEPagadian Airport (PAG)Pagadian City, Zamboanga del Sur, PhilippinesView Pagadian Airport on a map Set PAG as destination Airport Get more information about Pagadian Airport
8232.33 miles (373.90 km) WSWTawau Airport (TWU)Tawau, Sabah, MalaysiaView Tawau Airport on a map Set TWU as destination Airport Get more information about Tawau Airport
9232.58 miles (374.30 km) ENEAwang Airport (CBO)Cotabato City, PhilippinesView Awang Airport on a map Set CBO as destination Airport Get more information about Awang Airport
10235.24 miles (378.58 km) ENEMalabang Airport (MLP)Malabang, Lanao del Sur, PhilippinesView Malabang Airport on a map Set MLP as destination Airport Get more information about Malabang Airport
11237.35 miles (381.97 km) NEDipolog Airport (DPL)Dipolog City, Zamboanga del Norte, PhilippinesView Dipolog Airport on a map Set DPL as destination Airport Get more information about Dipolog Airport
12243.32 miles (391.59 km) NELabo Airport (OZC)Ozamiz City, Misamis Occidental, PhilippinesView Labo Airport on a map Set OZC as destination Airport Get more information about Labo Airport
13257.90 miles (415.05 km) EAllah Valley Airport (AAV)Surallah, South Cotabato, PhilippinesView Allah Valley Airport on a map Set AAV as destination Airport Get more information about Allah Valley Airport
14262.37 miles (422.25 km) ENEMaria Cristina Airport (IGN)Baloi, Lanao del Norte, PhilippinesView Maria Cristina Airport on a map Set IGN as destination Airport Get more information about Maria Cristina Airport
15265.53 miles (427.32 km) WSWNunukan Airport (NNX)Nunukan, East Kalimantan, IndonesiaView Nunukan Airport on a map Set NNX as destination Airport Get more information about Nunukan Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Jolo Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Jolo Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,230.78 miles (19,683.49 km) SSWMaués Airport (MBZ)Maués, Amazonas, BrazilView Maués Airport on a map Set MBZ as destination Airport Get more information about Maués Airport
212,224.49 miles (19,673.36 km) SSEPonta Pelada Airport (PLL)Manaus, Amazonas, BrazilView Ponta Pelada Airport on a map Set PLL as destination Airport Get more information about Ponta Pelada Airport
312,216.19 miles (19,660.00 km) SSEBrigadeiro Eduardo Gomes–Manaus International Airport (MAO)Manaus, Amazonas, BrazilView Brigadeiro Eduardo Gomes–Manaus International Airport on a map Set MAO as destination Airport Get more information about Brigadeiro Eduardo Gomes–Manaus International Airport
412,196.09 miles (19,627.66 km) WSWItaituba Airport (ITB)Itaituba, Pará, BrazilView Itaituba Airport on a map Set ITB as destination Airport Get more information about Itaituba Airport
512,157.49 miles (19,565.54 km) SSWJúlio Belém Airport (PIN)Parintins, Amazonas, BrazilView Júlio Belém Airport on a map Set PIN as destination Airport Get more information about Júlio Belém Airport
612,145.36 miles (19,546.01 km) SAripuanã Airport (AIR)Aripuanã, Mato Grosso, BrazilView Aripuanã Airport on a map Set AIR as destination Airport Get more information about Aripuanã Airport
712,141.02 miles (19,539.03 km) SJuruena Airport (JRN)Juruena, Mato Grosso, BrazilView Juruena Airport on a map Set JRN as destination Airport Get more information about Juruena Airport
812,122.39 miles (19,509.05 km) ESECoari Airport (CIZ)Coari, Amazonas, BrazilView Coari Airport on a map Set CIZ as destination Airport Get more information about Coari Airport
912,107.67 miles (19,485.36 km) SWPiloto Osvaldo Marques Dias Airport (AFL)Alta Floresta, BrazilView Piloto Osvaldo Marques Dias Airport on a map Set AFL as destination Airport Get more information about Piloto Osvaldo Marques Dias Airport
1012,074.13 miles (19,431.38 km) SSWPorto de Trombetas Airport (TMT)Porto Trombetas, Oriximiná, Pará, BrazilView Porto de Trombetas Airport on a map Set TMT as destination Airport Get more information about Porto de Trombetas Airport
1112,065.54 miles (19,417.55 km) SJuína Airport (JIA)Juina, Mato Grosso, BrazilView Juína Airport on a map Set JIA as destination Airport Get more information about Juína Airport
1212,061.92 miles (19,411.73 km) SSWInácio Luís do Nascimento Airport (JUA)Juara, Mato Grosso, BrazilView Inácio Luís do Nascimento Airport on a map Set JUA as destination Airport Get more information about Inácio Luís do Nascimento Airport
1312,053.77 miles (19,398.61 km) SWSantarém–Maestro Wilson Fonseca Airport (STM)Santarém, Pará, BrazilView Santarém–Maestro Wilson Fonseca Airport on a map Set STM as destination Airport Get more information about Santarém–Maestro Wilson Fonseca Airport
1412,053.23 miles (19,397.75 km) ESEPorto Velho-Governador Jorge Teixeira de Oliveira International Airport (Belmonte) (PVH)Porto Velho, BrazilView Porto Velho-Governador Jorge Teixeira de Oliveira International Airport (Belmonte) on a map Set PVH as destination Airport Get more information about Porto Velho-Governador Jorge Teixeira de Oliveira International Airport (Belmonte)
1512,050.94 miles (19,394.06 km) SSEJosé Coleto Airport (JPR)Ji-Paraná, Rondônia, BrazilView José Coleto Airport on a map Set JPR as destination Airport Get more information about José Coleto Airport