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LYN Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: LYN / LFLY
Airport Names:
  1. Lyon–Bron Airport
  2. Aéroport de Lyon-BronAdvanced Landing Ground (ALG) Y-6
Location: Lyon, France
GPS Coordinates: 45°43'45"N by 4°56'20"E
Area Served: Lyon, France
Operator/Owner: Aéroports de Lyon SA
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 659 feet (201 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Lyon–Bron Airport (LYN):

  • It was used as a military airfield beginning in 1943 by the German Luftwaffe, being used as a RADAR station by Nachtjagdraumführer 109 to detect Royal Air Force bombers flying over Occupied France at night to targets in Italy.
  • The furthest airport from Lyon–Bron Airport (LYN) is Chatham Islands (CHT), which is nearly antipodal to Lyon–Bron Airport (meaning Lyon–Bron Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Chatham Islands), and is located 12,288 miles (19,775 kilometers) away in Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New Zealand.
  • After the 1940 Battle of France during World War II initially the Lyon area was part of the southern unoccupied zone of France, and limited air service remained at the airport.
  • The closest airport to Lyon–Bron Airport (LYN) is Lyon–Saint Exupéry Airport (LYS), which is located only 7 miles (11 kilometers) E of LYN.
  • Because of Lyon–Bron Airport's relatively low elevation of 659 feet, planes can take off or land at Lyon–Bron 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.
  • Lyon–Bron Airport (LYN) currently has only 1 runway.
  • In addition to being known as "Lyon–Bron Airport", another name for LYN is "Aéroport de Lyon-BronAdvanced Landing Ground (ALG) Y-6".

Map of Nearest Airports from Lyon–Bron Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Lyon–Bron Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
16.86 miles (11.05 km) ELyon–Saint Exupéry Airport (LYS)Lyon, FranceView Lyon–Saint Exupéry Airport on a map Set LYS as destination Airport Get more information about Lyon–Saint Exupéry Airport
231.59 miles (50.84 km) SEGrenoble–Isère Airport (GNB)Grenoble, FranceView Grenoble–Isère Airport on a map Set GNB as destination Airport Get more information about Grenoble–Isère Airport
333.67 miles (54.19 km) WSWSaint-Étienne–Bouthéon Airport (EBU)Saint-Étienne / Bouthéon, FranceView Saint-Étienne–Bouthéon Airport on a map Set EBU as destination Airport Get more information about Saint-Étienne–Bouthéon Airport
437.00 miles (59.55 km) NNEBourg - Ceyzériat Airport (XBK)Bourg-en-Bresse, FranceView Bourg - Ceyzériat Airport on a map Set XBK as destination Airport Get more information about Bourg - Ceyzériat Airport
545.90 miles (73.86 km) EChambéry Airport (CMF)Chambéry, FranceView Chambéry Airport on a map Set CMF as destination Airport Get more information about Chambéry Airport
656.25 miles (90.53 km) SValence - Chabeuil Airport (VAF)Valence, FranceView Valence - Chabeuil Airport on a map Set VAF as destination Airport Get more information about Valence - Chabeuil Airport
766.29 miles (106.68 km) ENEGeneva International Airport (GVA)Geneva, SwitzerlandView Geneva International Airport on a map Set GVA as destination Airport Get more information about Geneva International Airport
871.11 miles (114.43 km) SEAlpe d'Huez Airport (AHZ)Alpe d'Huez, FranceView Alpe d'Huez Airport on a map Set AHZ as destination Airport Get more information about Alpe d'Huez Airport
971.40 miles (114.91 km) ENEAnnemasse Aerodrome (QNJ)Annemasse, FranceView Annemasse Aerodrome on a map Set QNJ as destination Airport Get more information about Annemasse Aerodrome
1072.57 miles (116.80 km) SWLe Puy - Loudes Airport (LPY)Le Puy-en-Velay / Loudes, Haute-Loire, FranceView Le Puy - Loudes Airport on a map Set LPY as destination Airport Get more information about Le Puy - Loudes Airport
1182.32 miles (132.48 km) ESEMéribel Airport (MFX)Meribel, FranceView Méribel Airport on a map Set MFX as destination Airport Get more information about Méribel Airport
1282.67 miles (133.05 km) EMegève Aerodrome (MVV)Megève, FranceView Megève Aerodrome on a map Set MVV as destination Airport Get more information about Megève Aerodrome
1385.16 miles (137.06 km) ESECourchevel Airport (CVF)Courchevel, FranceView Courchevel Airport on a map Set CVF as destination Airport Get more information about Courchevel Airport
1485.72 miles (137.95 km) WClermont-Ferrand Auvergne Airport (CFE)Clermont-Ferrand, FranceView Clermont-Ferrand Auvergne Airport on a map Set CFE as destination Airport Get more information about Clermont-Ferrand Auvergne Airport
1591.49 miles (147.24 km) NWMoulins - Montbeugny Airport (XMU)Moulins, Allier, FranceView Moulins - Montbeugny Airport on a map Set XMU as destination Airport Get more information about Moulins - Montbeugny Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Lyon–Bron Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Lyon–Bron Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,287.55 miles (19,774.84 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
211,866.01 miles (19,096.44 km) ESEHood Aerodrome (MRO)Masterton, New ZealandView Hood Aerodrome on a map Set MRO as destination Airport Get more information about Hood Aerodrome
311,845.67 miles (19,063.72 km) ESEWellington International Airport (WLG)Wellington, New ZealandView Wellington International Airport on a map Set WLG as destination Airport Get more information about Wellington International Airport
411,841.17 miles (19,056.47 km) SEHawke's Bay Airport (NPE)Napier, New ZealandView Hawke's Bay Airport on a map Set NPE as destination Airport Get more information about Hawke's Bay Airport
511,836.41 miles (19,048.81 km) ESEKapiti 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
611,836.34 miles (19,048.69 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
711,832.91 miles (19,043.18 km) SEGisborne Airport (GIS)Gisborne, New ZealandView Gisborne Airport on a map Set GIS as destination Airport Get more information about Gisborne Airport
811,830.22 miles (19,038.84 km) ESEKaikoura Aerodrome (KBZ)Kaikoura, New ZealandView Kaikoura Aerodrome on a map Set KBZ as destination Airport Get more information about Kaikoura Aerodrome
911,812.17 miles (19,009.79 km) ESEWoodbourne Airport (BHE)Blenheim, New ZealandView Woodbourne Airport on a map Set BHE as destination Airport Get more information about Woodbourne Airport
1011,807.94 miles (19,002.98 km) EChristchurch International Airport (CHC)Christchurch, New ZealandView Christchurch International Airport on a map Set CHC as destination Airport Get more information about Christchurch International Airport
1111,796.53 miles (18,984.63 km) SEWanganui Airport (WAG)Wanganui, New ZealandView Wanganui Airport on a map Set WAG as destination Airport Get more information about Wanganui Airport
1211,781.22 miles (18,959.99 km) EAshburton Aerodrome (ASG)Ashburton, New ZealandView Ashburton Aerodrome on a map Set ASG as destination Airport Get more information about Ashburton Aerodrome
1311,775.54 miles (18,950.85 km) ESENelson AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Whakatū (NSN)Nelson, New ZealandView Nelson AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Whakatū on a map Set NSN as destination Airport Get more information about Nelson AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Whakatū
1411,775.48 miles (18,950.75 km) SETaupo AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Taupō (TUO)Taupo, New ZealandView Taupo AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Taupō on a map Set TUO as destination Airport Get more information about Taupo AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Taupō
1511,762.74 miles (18,930.24 km) EOamaru Airport (OAM)Oamaru, North Otago, New ZealandView Oamaru Airport on a map Set OAM as destination Airport Get more information about Oamaru Airport