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LBA Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: LBA / EGNM
Airport Name: Leeds Bradford International Airport
Location: Leeds / Bradford, West Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
GPS Coordinates: 53°51'57"N by 1°39'38"W
Area Served: West and North Yorkshire
Operator/Owner: Bridgepoint Capital
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 681 feet (208 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Leeds Bradford International Airport (LBA):

  • Initially the airport had restricted operating hours, and this deterred many charter airlines, whose cheap fares depended on 'round-the-clock' use of their aircraft.
  • Leeds Bradford International Airport is located at Yeadon, in the City of Leeds Metropolitan District in West Yorkshire, England, 6 nautical miles northwest of Leeds city centre itself.
  • Leeds Bradford International Airport (LBA) currently has only 1 runway.
  • In 2006 Isle of Man based airline Manx2 re-opened the airport's oldest air route, to the Isle of Man.
  • Civil aviation at Yeadon was halted in 1939, with the outbreak of the Second World War.
  • By the mid 1970s the package holiday had become popular in the UK and in 1976 the first holiday charter flight to the Iberian Peninsula departed Leeds Bradford.
  • Because of Leeds Bradford International Airport's relatively low elevation of 681 feet, planes can take off or land at Leeds Bradford International 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.
  • On 16 June 2011, Ryanair announced that they would start two new routes to Eastern Europe, meeting the pledge they made two years previously.
  • The furthest airport from Leeds Bradford International Airport (LBA) is Dunedin International Airport (DUD), which is located 11,780 miles (18,959 kilometers) away in Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand.
  • In 1978, it was decided that, with runway extensions, the airport could be upgraded to regional airport status.
  • Aircraft that would have been based at Yeadon.
  • Leeds Bradford International Airport handled 3,318,358 passengers last year.
  • The closest airport to Leeds Bradford International Airport (LBA) is Sheffield City Heliport (SZD), which is located 34 miles (55 kilometers) SSE of LBA.

Map of Nearest Airports from Leeds Bradford International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Leeds Bradford International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
134.46 miles (55.46 km) SSESheffield City Heliport (SZD)Sheffield, England, United KingdomView Sheffield City Heliport on a map Set SZD as destination Airport Get more information about Sheffield City Heliport
238.10 miles (61.32 km) SERobin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield (DSA)Doncaster, England, United KingdomView Robin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield on a map Set DSA as destination Airport Get more information about Robin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield
343.43 miles (69.90 km) SWManchester Airport (MAN)Manchester, United KingdomView Manchester Airport on a map Set MAN as destination Airport Get more information about Manchester Airport
445.41 miles (73.07 km) NNEDurham Tees Valley Airport (MME)Teesside, England, United KingdomView Durham Tees Valley Airport on a map Set MME as destination Airport Get more information about Durham Tees Valley Airport
550.60 miles (81.43 km) WWarton Aerodrome (WRT)Warton, Lancashire, England, United KingdomView Warton Aerodrome on a map Set WRT as destination Airport Get more information about Warton Aerodrome
656.17 miles (90.40 km) WBlackpool International Airport (BLK)Blackpool, England, United KingdomView Blackpool International Airport on a map Set BLK as destination Airport Get more information about Blackpool International Airport
757.22 miles (92.09 km) ESEHumberside Airport (HUY)North Lincolnshire, United KingdomView Humberside Airport on a map Set HUY as destination Airport Get more information about Humberside Airport
861.07 miles (98.28 km) SWLiverpool John Lennon Airport (LPL)Liverpool, England, United KingdomView Liverpool John Lennon Airport on a map Set LPL as destination Airport Get more information about Liverpool John Lennon Airport
966.16 miles (106.48 km) ESERAF Binbrook (GSY)Grimsby, England, United KingdomView RAF Binbrook on a map Set GSY as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Binbrook
1067.73 miles (108.99 km) WNWBarrow/Walney Island Airport (BWF)Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England, United KingdomView Barrow/Walney Island Airport on a map Set BWF as destination Airport Get more information about Barrow/Walney Island Airport
1172.01 miles (115.90 km) SWChester Hawarden Airport Hawarden Airport (CEG)Chester, England, United KingdomView Chester Hawarden Airport Hawarden Airport on a map Set CEG as destination Airport Get more information about Chester Hawarden Airport Hawarden Airport
1272.82 miles (117.19 km) SEast Midlands Airport (EMA)Castle Donington, Leicestershire, United KingdomView East Midlands Airport on a map Set EMA as destination Airport Get more information about East Midlands Airport
1380.98 miles (130.33 km) NNewcastle Airport (NCL)Newcastle upon Tyne, United KingdomView Newcastle Airport on a map Set NCL as destination Airport Get more information about Newcastle Airport
1481.42 miles (131.04 km) SERAF Coningsby (QCY)Coningsby, England, United KingdomView RAF Coningsby on a map Set QCY as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Coningsby
1587.25 miles (140.41 km) NNWCarlisle Lake District Airport (CAX)Carlisle, England, United KingdomView Carlisle Lake District Airport on a map Set CAX as destination Airport Get more information about Carlisle Lake District Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Leeds Bradford International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Leeds Bradford International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,780.39 miles (18,958.66 km) SEDunedin 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
211,778.43 miles (18,955.50 km) SERyan'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
311,758.12 miles (18,922.81 km) SEInvercargill Airport (IVC)Invercargill, New ZealandView Invercargill Airport on a map Set IVC as destination Airport Get more information about Invercargill Airport
411,741.78 miles (18,896.52 km) SSEOamaru Airport (OAM)Oamaru, North Otago, New ZealandView Oamaru Airport on a map Set OAM as destination Airport Get more information about Oamaru Airport
511,717.49 miles (18,857.43 km) SEAlexandra Aerodrome (ALR)Alexandra, New ZealandView Alexandra Aerodrome on a map Set ALR as destination Airport Get more information about Alexandra Aerodrome
611,703.29 miles (18,834.58 km) SSWChatham Islands (CHT)Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New ZealandView Chatham Islands on a map Set CHT as destination Airport Get more information about Chatham Islands
711,702.66 miles (18,833.56 km) SSERichard 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)
811,690.25 miles (18,813.58 km) SEQueenstown Airport (ZQN)Queenstown, New ZealandView Queenstown Airport on a map Set ZQN as destination Airport Get more information about Queenstown Airport
911,687.77 miles (18,809.59 km) SSEAshburton Aerodrome (ASG)Ashburton, New ZealandView Ashburton Aerodrome on a map Set ASG as destination Airport Get more information about Ashburton Aerodrome
1011,685.12 miles (18,805.34 km) SEWanaka Airport (WKA)Wanaka, New ZealandView Wanaka Airport on a map Set WKA as destination Airport Get more information about Wanaka Airport
1111,673.10 miles (18,785.98 km) SSEChristchurch International Airport (CHC)Christchurch, New ZealandView Christchurch International Airport on a map Set CHC as destination Airport Get more information about Christchurch International Airport
1211,655.25 miles (18,757.26 km) SSEGlentanner Aerodrome (GTN)Mount Cook, New ZealandView Glentanner Aerodrome on a map Set GTN as destination Airport Get more information about Glentanner Aerodrome
1311,648.64 miles (18,746.62 km) SEMilford Sound Airport (MFN)Milford Sound, New ZealandView Milford Sound Airport on a map Set MFN as destination Airport Get more information about Milford Sound Airport
1411,646.67 miles (18,743.46 km) SSEMount Cook Airport (MON)Mount Cook, New ZealandView Mount Cook Airport on a map Set MON as destination Airport Get more information about Mount Cook Airport
1511,625.14 miles (18,708.80 km) SSEFox Glacier Aerodrome (FGL)Fox Glacier, New ZealandView Fox Glacier Aerodrome on a map Set FGL as destination Airport Get more information about Fox Glacier Aerodrome