Share this airport:

MFN Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: MFN / NZMF
Airport Name: Milford Sound Airport
Location: Milford Sound, New Zealand
GPS Coordinates: 44°40'23"S by 167°55'23"E
Area Served: Milford Sound
Operator/Owner: Ministry of Transport
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 10 feet (3 meters)
# of Runways: 1
View all routes: Routes from MFN

Jump to:

Facts about Milford Sound Airport (MFN):

  • The closest airport to Milford Sound Airport (MFN) is Queenstown Airport (ZQN), which is located 47 miles (75 kilometers) ESE of MFN.
  • On 17 November 1938, a Southland Airway’s Puss Moth piloted by Arthur Bradshaw made the first landing in at Milford Sound.
  • The furthest airport from Milford Sound Airport (MFN) is A Coruña Airport (LCG), which is nearly antipodal to Milford Sound Airport (meaning Milford Sound Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from A Coruña Airport), and is located 12,230 miles (19,682 kilometers) away in A Coruña, Spain.
  • Milford Sound Airport (MFN) currently has only 1 runway.
  • Because of Milford Sound Airport's relatively low elevation of 10 feet, planes can take off or land at Milford Sound 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.
  • 1‘Taking Off-Pioneering Small Airlines Of New Zealand 1945-1970’ Published 2003 By Richard Waugh with Bruce Gavin, Peter Layne & Graeme McConnell, Pages 16–36

Map of Nearest Airports from Milford Sound Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Milford Sound Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
146.63 miles (75.05 km) ESEQueenstown Airport (ZQN)Queenstown, New ZealandView Queenstown Airport on a map Set ZQN as destination Airport Get more information about Queenstown Airport
265.04 miles (104.67 km) EWanaka Airport (WKA)Wanaka, New ZealandView Wanaka Airport on a map Set WKA as destination Airport Get more information about Wanaka Airport
380.07 miles (128.87 km) ESEAlexandra Aerodrome (ALR)Alexandra, New ZealandView Alexandra Aerodrome on a map Set ALR as destination Airport Get more information about Alexandra Aerodrome
4121.23 miles (195.11 km) ENEGlentanner Aerodrome (GTN)Mount Cook, New ZealandView Glentanner Aerodrome on a map Set GTN as destination Airport Get more information about Glentanner Aerodrome
5121.61 miles (195.72 km) SInvercargill Airport (IVC)Invercargill, New ZealandView Invercargill Airport on a map Set IVC as destination Airport Get more information about Invercargill Airport
6126.19 miles (203.08 km) ENEMount 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
7133.55 miles (214.92 km) NEFox 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
8140.49 miles (226.09 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
9154.07 miles (247.95 km) SRyan'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
10156.13 miles (251.26 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
11164.75 miles (265.13 km) ERichard 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)
12198.80 miles (319.94 km) ENEAshburton Aerodrome (ASG)Ashburton, New ZealandView Ashburton Aerodrome on a map Set ASG as destination Airport Get more information about Ashburton Aerodrome
13204.26 miles (328.72 km) NEHokitika Airport (HKK)Hokitika, New ZealandView Hokitika Airport on a map Set HKK as destination Airport Get more information about Hokitika Airport
14223.79 miles (360.15 km) NEGreymouth Airport (GMN)Greymouth, New ZealandView Greymouth Airport on a map Set GMN as destination Airport Get more information about Greymouth Airport
15242.90 miles (390.90 km) ENEChristchurch International Airport (CHC)Christchurch, New ZealandView Christchurch International Airport on a map Set CHC as destination Airport Get more information about Christchurch International Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Milford Sound Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Milford Sound Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,229.95 miles (19,682.14 km) WNWA Coruña Airport (LCG)A Coruña, SpainView A Coruña Airport on a map Set LCG as destination Airport Get more information about A Coruña Airport
212,216.77 miles (19,660.93 km) WNWSantiago de Compostela Airport (SCQ)Santiago de Compostela, SpainView Santiago de Compostela Airport on a map Set SCQ as destination Airport Get more information about Santiago de Compostela Airport
312,195.08 miles (19,626.03 km) NWVigo Airport (VGO)Vigo, Galicia, SpainView Vigo Airport on a map Set VGO as destination Airport Get more information about Vigo Airport
412,155.77 miles (19,562.77 km) NWBraga Airport (BGZ)Braga, PortugalView Braga Airport on a map Set BGZ as destination Airport Get more information about Braga Airport
512,143.68 miles (19,543.30 km) NWFrancisco Sá Carneiro Airport (OPO)Porto, PortugalView Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport on a map Set OPO as destination Airport Get more information about Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport
612,127.53 miles (19,517.33 km) WNWAsturias Airport (OVD)Oviedo, Asturias, SpainView Asturias Airport on a map Set OVD as destination Airport Get more information about Asturias Airport
712,115.08 miles (19,497.29 km) NWVila Real Airport (VRL)Vila Real, PortugalView Vila Real Airport on a map Set VRL as destination Airport Get more information about Vila Real Airport
812,103.98 miles (19,479.41 km) NWBragança Airport (BGC)Bragança, PortugalView Bragança Airport on a map Set BGC as destination Airport Get more information about Bragança Airport
912,085.00 miles (19,448.87 km) WNWLeón Airport (LEN)León, SpainView León Airport on a map Set LEN as destination Airport Get more information about León Airport
1012,074.59 miles (19,432.12 km) NNWCoimbra Airport (CBP)Coimbra, PortugalView Coimbra Airport on a map Set CBP as destination Airport Get more information about Coimbra Airport
1112,052.66 miles (19,396.83 km) NWCovilhã Airport (COV)Covilhã, PortugalView Covilhã Airport on a map Set COV as destination Airport Get more information about Covilhã Airport
1212,019.31 miles (19,343.15 km) WNWValladolid International Airport (VLL)Valladolid, SpainView Valladolid International Airport on a map Set VLL as destination Airport Get more information about Valladolid International Airport
1312,018.03 miles (19,341.09 km) WSantander Airport (SDR)Santander, Cantabria, SpainView Santander Airport on a map Set SDR as destination Airport Get more information about Santander Airport
1412,016.12 miles (19,338.03 km) NWSalamanca-Matacán Airport (SLM)Salamanca, SpainView Salamanca-Matacán Airport on a map Set SLM as destination Airport Get more information about Salamanca-Matacán Airport
1512,001.96 miles (19,315.23 km) NNWLisbon Portela Airport (LIS)Lisbon, PortugalView Lisbon Portela Airport on a map Set LIS as destination Airport Get more information about Lisbon Portela Airport