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PNS Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: PNS / KPNS
Airport Name: Pensacola International Airport
Location: Pensacola, Florida, United States
GPS Coordinates: 30°28'23"N by 87°11'12"W
Area Served: Pensacola, Florida
Operator/Owner: City of Pensacola
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 121 feet (37 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Pensacola International Airport (PNS):

  • The furthest airport from Pensacola International Airport (PNS) is Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport (CCK), which is located 11,148 miles (17,940 kilometers) away in Cocos Islands, Australia.
  • On December 27, 1987 an Eastern Airlines DC-9-31 made a hard landing and split its fuselage open just aft of its wing root.
  • On July 6, 1996, Delta Air Lines Flight 1288, an MD-88, experienced an uncontained engine failure during takeoff on Runway 17.
  • In 1935 a passenger terminal opened, and airline service began two years later.
  • Pensacola International Airport (PNS) has 2 runways.
  • The terminal was expanded in 2011 at a cost of $35 million.
  • This facility is included in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems, which categorized it as a primary commercial service airport.
  • Because of Pensacola International Airport's relatively low elevation of 121 feet, planes can take off or land at Pensacola 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.
  • The closest airport to Pensacola International Airport (PNS) is NOLF Saufley Field (NUN), which is located only 9 miles (15 kilometers) W of PNS.
  • The most common aircraft used by the airlines is the ERJ-145 on American Eagle and United Express.

Map of Nearest Airports from Pensacola International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Pensacola International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
19.02 miles (14.51 km) WNOLF Saufley Field (NUN)Pensacola, Florida, United StatesView NOLF Saufley Field on a map Set NUN as destination Airport Get more information about NOLF Saufley Field
210.86 miles (17.48 km) SWNaval Air Station PensacolaForrest Sherman Field (NPA)Pensacola, Florida, United StatesView Naval Air Station PensacolaForrest Sherman Field on a map Set NPA as destination Airport Get more information about Naval Air Station PensacolaForrest Sherman Field
319.91 miles (32.04 km) NNENAS Whiting Field - North (NSE)Milton, Florida, United StatesView NAS Whiting Field - North on a map Set NSE as destination Airport Get more information about NAS Whiting Field - North
427.35 miles (44.02 km) WSWNOLF Barin (NHX)Foley, Alabama, United StatesView NOLF Barin on a map Set NHX as destination Airport Get more information about NOLF Barin
531.57 miles (50.81 km) WSWJack Edwards Airport (GUF)Gulf Shores, Alabama, United StatesView Jack Edwards Airport on a map Set GUF as destination Airport Get more information about Jack Edwards Airport
639.39 miles (63.39 km) ENorthwest Florida Regional Airport (VPS)Valaparaiso (near Fort Walton Beach), Florida, United StatesView Northwest Florida Regional Airport on a map Set VPS as destination Airport Get more information about Northwest Florida Regional Airport
741.35 miles (66.54 km) ENEDuke FieldEglin Air Force Auxiliary Field #3 (EGI)Crestview, Florida, United StatesView Duke FieldEglin Air Force Auxiliary Field #3 on a map Set EGI as destination Airport Get more information about Duke FieldEglin Air Force Auxiliary Field #3
842.91 miles (69.06 km) EDestin–Fort Walton Beach Airport (DSI)Destin, Florida, United StatesView Destin–Fort Walton Beach Airport on a map Set DSI as destination Airport Get more information about Destin–Fort Walton Beach Airport
944.80 miles (72.09 km) ENEBob Sikes Airport (CEW)Crestview, Florida, United StatesView Bob Sikes Airport on a map Set CEW as destination Airport Get more information about Bob Sikes Airport
1053.50 miles (86.11 km) WNWMobile Downtown Airport (BFM)Mobile, Alabama, United StatesView Mobile Downtown Airport on a map Set BFM as destination Airport Get more information about Mobile Downtown Airport
1164.60 miles (103.97 km) WNWMobile Regional Airport (MOB)Mobile, Alabama, United StatesView Mobile Regional Airport on a map Set MOB as destination Airport Get more information about Mobile Regional Airport
1268.73 miles (110.61 km) NMonroe County Airport (MVC)Monroeville, Alabama, United StatesView Monroe County Airport on a map Set MVC as destination Airport Get more information about Monroe County Airport
1379.95 miles (128.67 km) WTrent Lott International Airport (PGL)Pascagoula, Mississippi, United StatesView Trent Lott International Airport on a map Set PGL as destination Airport Get more information about Trent Lott International Airport
1483.27 miles (134.01 km) ENorthwest Florida Beaches International Airport (ECP)Panama City, Florida, United StatesView Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport on a map Set ECP as destination Airport Get more information about Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport
1591.47 miles (147.21 km) EPanama City–Bay County International Airport (PFN)Panama City, Florida, United StatesView Panama City–Bay County International Airport on a map Set PFN as destination Airport Get more information about Panama City–Bay County International Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Pensacola International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Pensacola International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,147.58 miles (17,940.25 km) SSWCocos (Keeling) Island Airport (CCK)Cocos Islands, AustraliaView Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport on a map Set CCK as destination Airport Get more information about Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport
211,135.40 miles (17,920.65 km) WShark Bay Airport (MJK)Monkey Mia, Western Australia, AustraliaView Shark Bay Airport on a map Set MJK as destination Airport Get more information about Shark Bay Airport
311,129.65 miles (17,911.39 km) WKalbarri Airport (KAX)Kalbarri, Western Australia, AustraliaView Kalbarri Airport on a map Set KAX as destination Airport Get more information about Kalbarri Airport
411,118.90 miles (17,894.08 km) WGeraldton Airport (GET)Geraldton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Geraldton Airport on a map Set GET as destination Airport Get more information about Geraldton Airport
511,114.84 miles (17,887.56 km) WSWMargaret 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
611,113.27 miles (17,885.03 km) WJurien 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
711,105.63 miles (17,872.74 km) WSWCarnarvon Airport (CVQ)Carnarvon, Western Australia, AustraliaView Carnarvon Airport on a map Set CVQ as destination Airport Get more information about Carnarvon Airport
811,098.75 miles (17,861.67 km) WSWBusselton 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
911,092.53 miles (17,851.66 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
1011,083.89 miles (17,837.75 km) WSWBunbury Airport (BUY)Bunbury, Western Australia, AustraliaView Bunbury Airport on a map Set BUY as destination Airport Get more information about Bunbury Airport
1111,072.71 miles (17,819.75 km) WJandakot Airport (JAD)Jandakot, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jandakot Airport on a map Set JAD as destination Airport Get more information about Jandakot Airport
1211,067.37 miles (17,811.16 km) WPerth Airport (PER)Perth, Western Australia, AustraliaView Perth Airport on a map Set PER as destination Airport Get more information about Perth Airport
1311,066.44 miles (17,809.66 km) WMullewa Airport (MXU)Mullewa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Mullewa Airport on a map Set MXU as destination Airport Get more information about Mullewa Airport
1411,053.74 miles (17,789.22 km) WSWManjimup Airport (MJP)Manjimup, Western Australia, AustraliaView Manjimup Airport on a map Set MJP as destination Airport Get more information about Manjimup Airport
1511,045.47 miles (17,775.91 km) WMorawa Airport (MWB)Morawa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Morawa Airport on a map Set MWB as destination Airport Get more information about Morawa Airport