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RAB Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: RAB / AYTK
Airport Names:
  1. Rabaul Airport
  2. Tokua Airport
Location: Rabaul, Papua New Guinea
GPS Coordinates: 4°20'25"S by 152°22'45"E
Operator/Owner: Government
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 32 feet (10 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Rabaul Airport (RAB):

  • The airport resides at an elevation of 32 feet above mean sea level.
  • Rabaul Airport (RAB) currently has only 1 runway.
  • Prior to the 1994 volcanic eruption that destroyed the town of Rabaul, the airport was located at the foot of Tavurvur volcano, near Matupit island.
  • Because of Rabaul Airport's relatively low elevation of 32 feet, planes can take off or land at Rabaul 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.
  • In addition to being known as "Rabaul Airport", another name for RAB is "Tokua Airport".
  • The furthest airport from Rabaul Airport (RAB) is Governador Carlos Wilson Airport (FEN), which is located 11,780 miles (18,959 kilometers) away in Fernando de Noronha, Pernambuco, Brazil.
  • The closest airport to Rabaul Airport (RAB) is Namatanai Airport (ATN), which is located 47 miles (75 kilometers) N of RAB.

Map of Nearest Airports from Rabaul Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Rabaul Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
146.72 miles (75.18 km) NNamatanai Airport (ATN)Namatanai, Papua New GuineaView Namatanai Airport on a map Set ATN as destination Airport Get more information about Namatanai Airport
291.30 miles (146.93 km) NLihir Island Regional Airport (LNV)Londolovit, Lihir Island, Papua New GuineaView Lihir Island Regional Airport on a map Set LNV as destination Airport Get more information about Lihir Island Regional Airport
394.86 miles (152.67 km) SSWManguna Airport (MFO)Manguna, Papua New GuineaView Manguna Airport on a map Set MFO as destination Airport Get more information about Manguna Airport
4108.75 miles (175.02 km) SSWJacquinot Bay Airport (JAQ)Jacquinot Bay, Papua New GuineaView Jacquinot Bay Airport on a map Set JAQ as destination Airport Get more information about Jacquinot Bay Airport
5127.72 miles (205.55 km) ENissan Island Airport (IIS)Nissan Island, Papua New GuineaView Nissan Island Airport on a map Set IIS as destination Airport Get more information about Nissan Island Airport
6156.47 miles (251.82 km) WSWHoskins Airport (HKN)Hoskins, Papua New GuineaView Hoskins Airport on a map Set HKN as destination Airport Get more information about Hoskins Airport
7162.96 miles (262.25 km) NWKavieng Airport (KVG)Kavieng, New Ireland Province, Papua New GuineaView Kavieng Airport on a map Set KVG as destination Airport Get more information about Kavieng Airport
8174.66 miles (281.09 km) ESEBuka Island Airport (BUA)Buka Island, Papua New GuineaView Buka Island Airport on a map Set BUA as destination Airport Get more information about Buka Island Airport
9194.14 miles (312.43 km) SWGasmata Airport (GMI)Gasmata Island, Papua New GuineaView Gasmata Airport on a map Set GMI as destination Airport Get more information about Gasmata Airport
10234.04 miles (376.64 km) WSWKandrian Airport (KDR)Kandrian, Papua New GuineaView Kandrian Airport on a map Set KDR as destination Airport Get more information about Kandrian Airport
11249.57 miles (401.64 km) NWEmirau Airport (EMI)Emirau, Papua New GuineaView Emirau Airport on a map Set EMI as destination Airport Get more information about Emirau Airport
12267.04 miles (429.76 km) ESEKieta/Aropa Airport (KIE)Kieta, Bougainville Island, Papua New GuineaView Kieta/Aropa Airport on a map Set KIE as destination Airport Get more information about Kieta/Aropa Airport
13282.49 miles (454.62 km) WSWCape Gloucester Airport (CGC)Cape Gloucester, Papua New GuineaView Cape Gloucester Airport on a map Set CGC as destination Airport Get more information about Cape Gloucester Airport
14301.27 miles (484.84 km) SSWLosuia Airport (Kiriwina Airfield) (LSA)Losuia, Kiriwina Island, Papua New GuineaView Losuia Airport (Kiriwina Airfield) on a map Set LSA as destination Airport Get more information about Losuia Airport (Kiriwina Airfield)
15302.94 miles (487.54 km) SEBalalae Airport (BAS)Ballalae, Solomon IslandsView Balalae Airport on a map Set BAS as destination Airport Get more information about Balalae Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Rabaul Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Rabaul Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,780.47 miles (18,958.79 km) NNEGovernador Carlos Wilson Airport (FEN)Fernando de Noronha, Pernambuco, BrazilView Governador Carlos Wilson Airport on a map Set FEN as destination Airport Get more information about Governador Carlos Wilson Airport
211,677.69 miles (18,793.37 km) NNWSão Filipe Airport (SFL)Fogo, Cape VerdeView São Filipe Airport on a map Set SFL as destination Airport Get more information about São Filipe Airport
311,664.26 miles (18,771.76 km) NNWMosteiros Airport (MTI)Mosteiros, Cape VerdeView Mosteiros Airport on a map Set MTI as destination Airport Get more information about Mosteiros Airport
411,653.51 miles (18,754.46 km) NNWPraia International Airport (RAI)Praia, Cape VerdeView Praia International Airport on a map Set RAI as destination Airport Get more information about Praia International Airport
511,631.72 miles (18,719.39 km) NNWMaio Airport (MMO)Maio, Cape VerdeView Maio Airport on a map Set MMO as destination Airport Get more information about Maio Airport
611,560.86 miles (18,605.35 km) NNWPreguiça Airport (SNE)São Nicolau, Cape VerdeView Preguiça Airport on a map Set SNE as destination Airport Get more information about Preguiça Airport
711,560.74 miles (18,605.16 km) NNWAristides Pereira International Airport (BVC)Boa Vista, Cape VerdeView Aristides Pereira International Airport on a map Set BVC as destination Airport Get more information about Aristides Pereira International Airport
811,556.32 miles (18,598.04 km) NCesária Évora International Airport (VXE)São Vicente, Cape VerdeView Cesária Évora International Airport on a map Set VXE as destination Airport Get more information about Cesária Évora International Airport
911,554.50 miles (18,595.12 km) SEAugusto Severo International Airport (NAT)Natal, BrazilView Augusto Severo International Airport on a map Set NAT as destination Airport Get more information about Augusto Severo International Airport
1011,531.71 miles (18,558.44 km) NAgostinho Neto Airport (NTO)Ponta do Sol, Santo Antão, Cape VerdeView Agostinho Neto Airport on a map Set NTO as destination Airport Get more information about Agostinho Neto Airport
1111,523.24 miles (18,544.81 km) NNWAmílcar Cabral International Airport (SID)Sal Island, Cape VerdeView Amílcar Cabral International Airport on a map Set SID as destination Airport Get more information about Amílcar Cabral International Airport
1211,508.13 miles (18,520.50 km) NWCap Skirring Airport (CSK)Cap Skirring, SenegalView Cap Skirring Airport on a map Set CSK as destination Airport Get more information about Cap Skirring Airport
1311,498.37 miles (18,504.79 km) WNWBubaque Airport (BQE)Bubaque, Guinea-BissauView Bubaque Airport on a map Set BQE as destination Airport Get more information about Bubaque Airport
1411,497.70 miles (18,503.72 km) NEPinto Martins – Fortaleza International Airport (FOR)Fortaleza, Ceará, BrazilView Pinto Martins – Fortaleza International Airport on a map Set FOR as destination Airport Get more information about Pinto Martins – Fortaleza International Airport
1511,495.96 miles (18,500.92 km) SSEPresidente Castro Pinto International Airport (JPA)João Pessoa, Paraíba, BrazilView Presidente Castro Pinto International Airport on a map Set JPA as destination Airport Get more information about Presidente Castro Pinto International Airport