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PLJ Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: PLJ /
Airport Name: Placencia Airport
Location: Placencia, Belize
GPS Coordinates: 16°32'12"N by 88°21'42"W
Area Served: Placencia
Operator/Owner: n/a
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 42 feet (13 meters)
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Facts about Placencia Airport (PLJ):

  • Tropic Air reported the runway dimensions as 1900 x 25, however the Belize Civil Aviation Department reports the runway dimensions to be 2135 x 25.
  • Because of Placencia Airport's relatively low elevation of 42 feet, planes can take off or land at Placencia 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.
  • Due to the typical sea breeze, takeoffs and landings are typically done east-bound.
  • The furthest airport from Placencia Airport (PLJ) is Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport (CCK), which is located 11,977 miles (19,276 kilometers) away in Cocos Islands, Australia.
  • The closest airport to Placencia Airport (PLJ) is Independence Airport (INB), which is located only 3 miles (5 kilometers) WSW of PLJ.

Map of Nearest Airports from Placencia Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Placencia Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
13.40 miles (5.47 km) WSWIndependence Airport (INB)Independence, BelizeView Independence Airport on a map View satellite image of Independence Airport Set INB as destination Airport Get more information about Independence Airport
23.92 miles (6.30 km) WSWBig Creek Airport (BGK)Big Creek, BelizeView Big Creek Airport on a map View satellite image of Big Creek Airport Set BGK as destination Airport Get more information about Big Creek Airport
331.97 miles (51.45 km) NNEDangriga Airport (DGA)Dangriga, BelizeView Dangriga Airport on a map View satellite image of Dangriga Airport Set DGA as destination Airport Get more information about Dangriga Airport
432.53 miles (52.35 km) NMelinda Airport (MDB)Melinda, BelizeView Melinda Airport on a map View satellite image of Melinda Airport Set MDB as destination Airport Get more information about Melinda Airport
568.60 miles (110.40 km) NBelize City Municipal Airport (TZA)Belize City, BelizeView Belize City Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Belize City Municipal Airport Set TZA as destination Airport Get more information about Belize City Municipal Airport
669.34 miles (111.59 km) NPhilip S. W. Goldson International Airport (BZE)Ladyville (near Belize City), BelizeView Philip S. W. Goldson International Airport on a map View satellite image of Philip S. W. Goldson International Airport Set BZE as destination Airport Get more information about Philip S. W. Goldson International Airport
780.36 miles (129.33 km) SSERamón Villeda Morales International Airport (SAP)San Pedro Sula, HondurasView Ramón Villeda Morales International Airport on a map View satellite image of Ramón Villeda Morales International Airport Set SAP as destination Airport Get more information about Ramón Villeda Morales International Airport
883.16 miles (133.83 km) NNECaye Chapel Airport (CYC)Caye Chapel, BelizeView Caye Chapel Airport on a map View satellite image of Caye Chapel Airport Set CYC as destination Airport Get more information about Caye Chapel Airport
985.63 miles (137.82 km) NNECaye Caulker Airport (CUK)Caye Caulker, BelizeView Caye Caulker Airport on a map View satellite image of Caye Caulker Airport Set CUK as destination Airport Get more information about Caye Caulker Airport
1098.57 miles (158.63 km) NNESan Pedro Airport (SPR)San Pedro, BelizeView San Pedro Airport on a map View satellite image of San Pedro Airport Set SPR as destination Airport Get more information about San Pedro Airport
11102.92 miles (165.63 km) WNWMundo Maya International Airport (FRS)Flores, El Petén, GuatemalaView Mundo Maya International Airport on a map View satellite image of Mundo Maya International Airport Set FRS as destination Airport Get more information about Mundo Maya International Airport
12114.22 miles (183.83 km) ESEGolosón International Airport (LCE)La Ceiba, HondurasView Golosón International Airport on a map View satellite image of Golosón International Airport Set LCE as destination Airport Get more information about Golosón International Airport
13122.85 miles (197.70 km) ERoatan International Airport – Bay Islands (RTB)Roatán, HondurasView Roatan International Airport – Bay Islands on a map View satellite image of Roatan International Airport – Bay Islands Set RTB as destination Airport Get more information about Roatan International Airport – Bay Islands
14126.57 miles (203.70 km) NSarteneja Airport (SJX)Sarteneja, BelizeView Sarteneja Airport on a map View satellite image of Sarteneja Airport Set SJX as destination Airport Get more information about Sarteneja Airport
15127.54 miles (205.25 km) NCorozal Airport (CZH)Corozal, BelizeView Corozal Airport on a map View satellite image of Corozal Airport Set CZH as destination Airport Get more information about Corozal Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Placencia Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Placencia Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,977.48 miles (19,275.84 km) SWCocos (Keeling) Island Airport (CCK)Cocos Islands, AustraliaView Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport on a map View satellite image of Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport Set CCK as destination Airport Get more information about Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport
211,403.88 miles (18,352.71 km) WSWChristmas Island Airport (XCH)Christmas Island, AustraliaView Christmas Island Airport on a map View satellite image of Christmas Island Airport Set XCH as destination Airport Get more information about Christmas Island Airport
311,299.35 miles (18,184.49 km) SWFatmawati Soekarno Airport (BKS)Bengkulu, IndonesiaView Fatmawati Soekarno Airport on a map View satellite image of Fatmawati Soekarno Airport Set BKS as destination Airport Get more information about Fatmawati Soekarno Airport
411,298.51 miles (18,183.15 km) SSWRokot Airport (RKI)Sipura, IndonesiaView Rokot Airport on a map View satellite image of Rokot Airport Set RKI as destination Airport Get more information about Rokot Airport
511,235.83 miles (18,082.27 km) SWDepati Parbo Airport (KRC)Kerinci, IndonesiaView Depati Parbo Airport on a map View satellite image of Depati Parbo Airport Set KRC as destination Airport Get more information about Depati Parbo Airport
611,232.71 miles (18,077.25 km) SWRadin Inten II Airport (RIA II) (TKG)Bandar Lampung, Sumatra, IndonesiaView Radin Inten II Airport (RIA II) on a map View satellite image of Radin Inten II Airport (RIA II) Set TKG as destination Airport Get more information about Radin Inten II Airport (RIA II)
711,200.92 miles (18,026.09 km) SWGunung Batin Airport (AKQ)Astraksetra, IndonesiaView Gunung Batin Airport on a map View satellite image of Gunung Batin Airport Set AKQ as destination Airport Get more information about Gunung Batin Airport
811,199.72 miles (18,024.16 km) SSWMinangkabau International Airport (MIA) (PDG)Ketaping, West Sumatra, IndonesiaView Minangkabau International Airport (MIA) on a map View satellite image of Minangkabau International Airport (MIA) Set PDG as destination Airport Get more information about Minangkabau International Airport (MIA)
911,192.16 miles (18,012.00 km) WSWSoekarno–Hatta International Airport (CGK)Jakarta, IndonesiaView Soekarno–Hatta International Airport on a map View satellite image of Soekarno–Hatta International Airport Set CGK as destination Airport Get more information about Soekarno–Hatta International Airport
1011,184.86 miles (18,000.25 km) WSWHalim Perdanakusuma Airport (HLP)Jakarta, IndonesiaView Halim Perdanakusuma Airport on a map View satellite image of Halim Perdanakusuma Airport Set HLP as destination Airport Get more information about Halim Perdanakusuma Airport
1111,170.89 miles (17,977.75 km) WSWHusein Sastranegara International Airport (HSA) (BDO)Bandung, IndonesiaView Husein Sastranegara International Airport (HSA) on a map View satellite image of Husein Sastranegara International Airport (HSA) Set BDO as destination Airport Get more information about Husein Sastranegara International Airport (HSA)
1211,148.35 miles (17,941.48 km) WSWCibeureum Airfield (TSY)Tasikmalaya, West Java, IndonesiaView Cibeureum Airfield on a map View satellite image of Cibeureum Airfield Set TSY as destination Airport Get more information about Cibeureum Airfield
1311,145.60 miles (17,937.06 km) SSWBinaka Airport (GNS)Gunungsitoli, Nias Island, IndonesiaView Binaka Airport on a map View satellite image of Binaka Airport Set GNS as destination Airport Get more information about Binaka Airport
1411,142.65 miles (17,932.31 km) SWSultan Mahmud Badaruddin II International Airport (SMB II) (PLM)Palembang, Sumatra, IndonesiaView Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II International Airport (SMB II) on a map View satellite image of Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II International Airport (SMB II) Set PLM as destination Airport Get more information about Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II International Airport (SMB II)
1511,122.83 miles (17,900.41 km) SWSultan Thaha Airport (DJB)Jambi, IndonesiaView Sultan Thaha Airport on a map View satellite image of Sultan Thaha Airport Set DJB as destination Airport Get more information about Sultan Thaha Airport