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PER Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: PER / YPPH
Airport Name: Perth Airport
Location: Perth, Western Australia, Australia
GPS Coordinates: 31°56'25"S by 115°58'0"E
Area Served: Perth, Western Australia
Operator/Owner: Government of Australia
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 67 feet (20 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Perth Airport (PER):

  • Upon completion, the terminal was able to process up to five Boeing 747 aircraft per hour and accommodated a peak passenger volume of 6,000 passengers per hour.
  • Perth Airport handled 13,664,394 passengers last year.
  • In 2012, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission released a report rating the Perth Airport as the worst in Australia, as judged by airlines.
  • The furthest airport from Perth Airport (PER) is L.F. Wade International Airport (BDA), which is nearly antipodal to Perth Airport (meaning Perth Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from L.F. Wade International Airport), and is located 12,389 miles (19,938 kilometers) away in Ferry Reach (near Hamilton), Bermuda.
  • Because of Perth Airport's relatively low elevation of 67 feet, planes can take off or land at Perth 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.
  • Even before civil aviation operations could commence at the new site, the onset of World War II saw the facility being redesigned for military purposes as a temporary base for the Royal Australian Air Force and United States Navy, known as "RAAF Station Guildford", primarily to supplement RAAF Base Pearce.Royal Australian Air Force No.
  • It was also on this day that Qantas commenced its Wallaby service using the Constellation Charles Kingsford Smith" from Sydney to South Africa via Western Australia, the Cocos Islands, and Mauritius.
  • The airport only received international status and was renamed to Perth International Airport in 1952.
  • Perth Airport (PER) has 2 runways.
  • The closest airport to Perth Airport (PER) is Jandakot Airport (JAD), which is located only 12 miles (19 kilometers) SSW of PER.
  • —Text of roadside plaque in memory of John Scott.

Map of Nearest Airports from Perth Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Perth Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111.97 miles (19.26 km) SSWJandakot Airport (JAD)Jandakot, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jandakot Airport on a map Set JAD as destination Airport Get more information about Jandakot Airport
225.46 miles (40.97 km) WRottnest Airport (RTS)Rottnest Island, Western Australia, AustraliaView Rottnest Airport on a map Set RTS as destination Airport Get more information about Rottnest Airport
3100.76 miles (162.16 km) SBunbury Airport (BUY)Bunbury, Western Australia, AustraliaView Bunbury Airport on a map Set BUY as destination Airport Get more information about Bunbury Airport
4125.11 miles (201.34 km) SSWBusselton Regional Airport (BQB)Busselton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Busselton Regional Airport on a map Set BQB as destination Airport Get more information about Busselton Regional Airport
5125.30 miles (201.66 km) NNWJurien Bay Airport (JUR)Jurien Bay, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jurien Bay Airport on a map Set JUR as destination Airport Get more information about Jurien Bay Airport
6146.38 miles (235.57 km) SSWMargaret River Airport (MGV)Margaret River, Western Australia, AustraliaView Margaret River Airport on a map Set MGV as destination Airport Get more information about Margaret River Airport
7156.14 miles (251.28 km) SEKatanning Airport (KNI)Katanning, Western Australia, AustraliaView Katanning Airport on a map Set KNI as destination Airport Get more information about Katanning Airport
8160.95 miles (259.03 km) SManjimup Airport (MJP)Manjimup, Western Australia, AustraliaView Manjimup Airport on a map Set MJP as destination Airport Get more information about Manjimup Airport
9189.27 miles (304.60 km) NMorawa Airport (MWB)Morawa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Morawa Airport on a map Set MWB as destination Airport Get more information about Morawa Airport
10229.84 miles (369.90 km) NNWGeraldton Airport (GET)Geraldton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Geraldton Airport on a map Set GET as destination Airport Get more information about Geraldton Airport
11233.07 miles (375.10 km) SSEAlbany Airport (ALH)Albany, Western Australia, AustraliaView Albany Airport on a map Set ALH as destination Airport Get more information about Albany Airport
12241.00 miles (387.85 km) NMullewa Airport (MXU)Mullewa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Mullewa Airport on a map Set MXU as destination Airport Get more information about Mullewa Airport
13241.85 miles (389.22 km) ENEWindarling Airport (WRN)Windarling, AustraliaView Windarling Airport on a map Set WRN as destination Airport Get more information about Windarling Airport
14287.02 miles (461.92 km) NNEMount Magnet Airport (MMG)Mount Magnet, Western Australia, AustraliaView Mount Magnet Airport on a map Set MMG as destination Airport Get more information about Mount Magnet Airport
15310.86 miles (500.28 km) NNWKalbarri Airport (KAX)Kalbarri, Western Australia, AustraliaView Kalbarri Airport on a map Set KAX as destination Airport Get more information about Kalbarri Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Perth Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Perth Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,389.01 miles (19,938.13 km) NEL.F. Wade International Airport (BDA)Ferry Reach (near Hamilton), BermudaView L.F. Wade International Airport on a map Set BDA as destination Airport Get more information about L.F. Wade International Airport
211,732.80 miles (18,882.06 km) ENEBilly Mitchell Airport (HNC)Hatteras, North Carolina, United StatesView Billy Mitchell Airport on a map Set HNC as destination Airport Get more information about Billy Mitchell Airport
311,714.53 miles (18,852.66 km) ENEDare County Regional Airport (MEO)Manteo, North Carolina, United StatesView Dare County Regional Airport on a map Set MEO as destination Airport Get more information about Dare County Regional Airport
411,713.53 miles (18,851.06 km) ENEFirst Flight Airport (FFA)Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, United StatesView First Flight Airport on a map Set FFA as destination Airport Get more information about First Flight Airport
511,712.19 miles (18,848.89 km) NNENantucket Memorial Airport (ACK)Nantucket, Massachusetts, United StatesView Nantucket Memorial Airport on a map Set ACK as destination Airport Get more information about Nantucket Memorial Airport
611,701.82 miles (18,832.21 km) ENEPine Island Airport (DUF)Corolla, North Carolina, United StatesView Pine Island Airport on a map Set DUF as destination Airport Get more information about Pine Island Airport
711,689.30 miles (18,812.06 km) NNEMarthas Vineyard Airport (MVY)Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts, United StatesView Marthas Vineyard Airport on a map Set MVY as destination Airport Get more information about Marthas Vineyard Airport
811,681.48 miles (18,799.47 km) NNEBarnstable Municipal Airport (HYA)Hyannis, Massachusetts, United StatesView Barnstable Municipal Airport on a map Set HYA as destination Airport Get more information about Barnstable Municipal Airport
911,681.47 miles (18,799.45 km) ENEElizabeth City Regional Airport (ECG)Elizabeth City, North Carolina, United StatesView Elizabeth City Regional Airport on a map Set ECG as destination Airport Get more information about Elizabeth City Regional Airport
1011,675.97 miles (18,790.61 km) NNEOtis Air National Guard Base Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod (FMH)Falmouth, Massachusetts, United StatesView Otis Air National Guard Base Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod on a map Set FMH as destination Airport Get more information about Otis Air National Guard Base Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod
1111,674.74 miles (18,788.63 km) ENENaval Air Station Oceana (NTU)Virginia Beach, Virginia, United StatesView Naval Air Station Oceana on a map Set NTU as destination Airport Get more information about Naval Air Station Oceana
1211,674.72 miles (18,788.60 km) NNEBlock Island State Airport (BID)Block Island, Rhode Island, United StatesView Block Island State Airport on a map Set BID as destination Airport Get more information about Block Island State Airport
1311,671.86 miles (18,783.99 km) NEOcean City Municipal Airport (OCE)Ocean City, Maryland, United StatesView Ocean City Municipal Airport on a map Set OCE as destination Airport Get more information about Ocean City Municipal Airport
1411,669.22 miles (18,779.74 km) NNEMontauk Airport (MTP)Montauk, New York, United StatesView Montauk Airport on a map Set MTP as destination Airport Get more information about Montauk Airport
1511,668.81 miles (18,779.08 km) NEWallops Flight Facility Airport (WAL)Wallops Island, Virginia, United StatesView Wallops Flight Facility Airport on a map Set WAL as destination Airport Get more information about Wallops Flight Facility Airport