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RTS Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: RTS / YRTI
Airport Name: Rottnest Airport
Location: Rottnest Island, Western Australia, Australia
GPS Coordinates: 32°0'24"S by 115°32'22"E
Operator/Owner: Rottnest Island Authority
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 12 feet (4 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Rottnest Airport (RTS):

  • Rottnest Airport (RTS) currently has only 1 runway.
  • The furthest airport from Rottnest Airport (RTS) is L.F. Wade International Airport (BDA), which is nearly antipodal to Rottnest Airport (meaning Rottnest Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from L.F. Wade International Airport), and is located 12,409 miles (19,970 kilometers) away in Ferry Reach (near Hamilton), Bermuda.
  • Woods Airways which was run by pioneer aviator Jimmy Woods, operated the Perth to Rottnest service from about 1948 with two war-surplus Royal Australian Air Force Avro Anson aircraft.
  • At one stage, the 32 km Perth to Rottnest flight was the world's shortest scheduled air route.
  • The closest airport to Rottnest Airport (RTS) is Jandakot Airport (JAD), which is located 21 miles (34 kilometers) ESE of RTS.
  • Because of Rottnest Airport's relatively low elevation of 12 feet, planes can take off or land at Rottnest 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 single 1,290 m × 18 m runway runs east-west and is situated behind Thomsons Bay and south of Government House Lake.
  • Woods Airways VH-WAB, c.1953

Map of Nearest Airports from Rottnest Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Rottnest Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
120.95 miles (33.72 km) ESEJandakot Airport (JAD)Jandakot, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jandakot Airport on a map View satellite image of Jandakot Airport Set JAD as destination Airport Get more information about Jandakot Airport
225.46 miles (40.97 km) EPerth Airport (PER)Perth, Western Australia, AustraliaView Perth Airport on a map View satellite image of Perth Airport Set PER as destination Airport Get more information about Perth Airport
395.09 miles (153.03 km) SBunbury Airport (BUY)Bunbury, Western Australia, AustraliaView Bunbury Airport on a map View satellite image of Bunbury Airport Set BUY as destination Airport Get more information about Bunbury Airport
4116.40 miles (187.32 km) SBusselton Regional Airport (BQB)Busselton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Busselton Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Busselton Regional Airport Set BQB as destination Airport Get more information about Busselton Regional Airport
5121.13 miles (194.94 km) NNWJurien Bay Airport (JUR)Jurien Bay, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jurien Bay Airport on a map View satellite image of Jurien Bay Airport Set JUR as destination Airport Get more information about Jurien Bay Airport
6135.31 miles (217.76 km) SMargaret River Airport (MGV)Margaret River, Western Australia, AustraliaView Margaret River Airport on a map View satellite image of Margaret River Airport Set MGV as destination Airport Get more information about Margaret River Airport
7159.88 miles (257.29 km) SSEManjimup Airport (MJP)Manjimup, Western Australia, AustraliaView Manjimup Airport on a map View satellite image of Manjimup Airport Set MJP as destination Airport Get more information about Manjimup Airport
8169.56 miles (272.88 km) SEKatanning Airport (KNI)Katanning, Western Australia, AustraliaView Katanning Airport on a map View satellite image of Katanning Airport Set KNI as destination Airport Get more information about Katanning Airport
9195.94 miles (315.33 km) NMorawa Airport (MWB)Morawa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Morawa Airport on a map View satellite image of Morawa Airport Set MWB as destination Airport Get more information about Morawa Airport
10227.30 miles (365.81 km) NNWGeraldton Airport (GET)Geraldton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Geraldton Airport on a map View satellite image of Geraldton Airport Set GET as destination Airport Get more information about Geraldton Airport
11241.38 miles (388.46 km) SSEAlbany Airport (ALH)Albany, Western Australia, AustraliaView Albany Airport on a map View satellite image of Albany Airport Set ALH as destination Airport Get more information about Albany Airport
12244.10 miles (392.83 km) NMullewa Airport (MXU)Mullewa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Mullewa Airport on a map View satellite image of Mullewa Airport Set MXU as destination Airport Get more information about Mullewa Airport
13265.67 miles (427.56 km) ENEWindarling Airport (WRN)Windarling, AustraliaView Windarling Airport on a map View satellite image of Windarling Airport Set WRN as destination Airport Get more information about Windarling Airport
14301.98 miles (485.99 km) NNEMount Magnet Airport (MMG)Mount Magnet, Western Australia, AustraliaView Mount Magnet Airport on a map View satellite image of Mount Magnet Airport Set MMG as destination Airport Get more information about Mount Magnet Airport
15307.83 miles (495.41 km) NNWKalbarri Airport (KAX)Kalbarri, Western Australia, AustraliaView Kalbarri Airport on a map View satellite image of Kalbarri Airport Set KAX as destination Airport Get more information about Kalbarri Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Rottnest Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Rottnest Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,408.99 miles (19,970.29 km) NNEL.F. Wade International Airport (BDA)Ferry Reach (near Hamilton), BermudaView L.F. Wade International Airport on a map View satellite image of L.F. Wade International Airport Set BDA as destination Airport Get more information about L.F. Wade International Airport
211,757.72 miles (18,922.17 km) ENEBilly Mitchell Airport (HNC)Hatteras, North Carolina, United StatesView Billy Mitchell Airport on a map View satellite image of Billy Mitchell Airport Set HNC as destination Airport Get more information about Billy Mitchell Airport
311,739.08 miles (18,892.17 km) ENEDare County Regional Airport (MEO)Manteo, North Carolina, United StatesView Dare County Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Dare County Regional Airport Set MEO as destination Airport Get more information about Dare County Regional Airport
411,738.02 miles (18,890.46 km) ENEFirst Flight Airport (FFA)Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, United StatesView First Flight Airport on a map View satellite image of First Flight Airport Set FFA as destination Airport Get more information about First Flight Airport
511,726.93 miles (18,872.61 km) NNENantucket Memorial Airport (ACK)Nantucket, Massachusetts, United StatesView Nantucket Memorial Airport on a map View satellite image of Nantucket Memorial Airport Set ACK as destination Airport Get more information about Nantucket Memorial Airport
611,726.18 miles (18,871.41 km) ENEPine Island Airport (DUF)Corolla, North Carolina, United StatesView Pine Island Airport on a map View satellite image of Pine Island Airport Set DUF as destination Airport Get more information about Pine Island Airport
711,705.89 miles (18,838.76 km) ENEElizabeth City Regional Airport (ECG)Elizabeth City, North Carolina, United StatesView Elizabeth City Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Elizabeth City Regional Airport Set ECG as destination Airport Get more information about Elizabeth City Regional Airport
811,704.61 miles (18,836.70 km) NNEMarthas Vineyard Airport (MVY)Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts, United StatesView Marthas Vineyard Airport on a map View satellite image of Marthas Vineyard Airport Set MVY as destination Airport Get more information about Marthas Vineyard Airport
911,698.76 miles (18,827.28 km) ENENaval Air Station Oceana (NTU)Virginia Beach, Virginia, United StatesView Naval Air Station Oceana on a map View satellite image of Naval Air Station Oceana Set NTU as destination Airport Get more information about Naval Air Station Oceana
1011,696.11 miles (18,823.02 km) NNEBarnstable Municipal Airport (HYA)Hyannis, Massachusetts, United StatesView Barnstable Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Barnstable Municipal Airport Set HYA as destination Airport Get more information about Barnstable Municipal Airport
1111,694.31 miles (18,820.11 km) NEOcean City Municipal Airport (OCE)Ocean City, Maryland, United StatesView Ocean City Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Ocean City Municipal Airport Set OCE as destination Airport Get more information about Ocean City Municipal Airport
1211,691.74 miles (18,815.99 km) NEWallops Flight Facility Airport (WAL)Wallops Island, Virginia, United StatesView Wallops Flight Facility Airport on a map View satellite image of Wallops Flight Facility Airport Set WAL as destination Airport Get more information about Wallops Flight Facility Airport
1311,691.38 miles (18,815.41 km) NNEBlock Island State Airport (BID)Block Island, Rhode Island, United StatesView Block Island State Airport on a map View satellite image of Block Island State Airport Set BID as destination Airport Get more information about Block Island State Airport
1411,690.92 miles (18,814.66 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 View satellite image of Otis Air National Guard Base Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod Set FMH as destination Airport Get more information about Otis Air National Guard Base Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod
1511,690.54 miles (18,814.05 km) ENENortheastern Regional Airport (EDE)Edenton, North Carolina, United StatesView Northeastern Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Northeastern Regional Airport Set EDE as destination Airport Get more information about Northeastern Regional Airport