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SNN Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: SNN / EINN
Airport Names:
  1. Shannon Airport
  2. Aerfort na Sionainne
Location: Shannon (County Clare), Ireland
GPS Coordinates: 52°42'6"N by 8°55'28"W
Area Served: Limerick City, Ireland
Operator/Owner: Government of Ireland
Airport Type: Commercial
Elevation: 46 feet (14 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Shannon Airport (SNN):

  • The furthest airport from Shannon Airport (SNN) is Ryan's Creek Aerodrome (SZS), which is nearly antipodal to Shannon Airport (meaning Shannon Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Ryan's Creek Aerodrome), and is located 12,015 miles (19,336 kilometers) away in Stewart Island, New Zealand.
  • Shannon Airport (SNN) currently has only 1 runway.
  • Shannon began to rebound in the late 1990s with the success of the Irish economy, the improving situation in Northern Ireland, and an influx of American tourists.
  • In 1966, Aer Lingus began service between Shannon and Chicago, with a stop in Montréal, Canada.
  • In November 2012, Aer Lingus also confirmed a new three-times-weekly service to Faro, Portugal, operating from May to September with an Airbus A320, strengthening Shannon's summer-sun destinations.
  • The longest runway in Ireland, at 3,199 metres, is located at Shannon.
  • In addition to being known as "Shannon Airport", another name for SNN is "Aerfort na Sionainne".
  • Because of Shannon Airport's relatively low elevation of 46 feet, planes can take off or land at Shannon 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 Shannon Airport (SNN) is Inisheer Aerodrome (INQ), which is located 35 miles (56 kilometers) NW of SNN.
  • Shannon Airport handled 1,400,032 passengers last year.

Map of Nearest Airports from Shannon Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Shannon Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
135.00 miles (56.33 km) NWInisheer Aerodrome (INQ)Inisheer, IrelandView Inisheer Aerodrome on a map Set INQ as destination Airport Get more information about Inisheer Aerodrome
238.07 miles (61.27 km) NWInishmaan Aerodrome (IIA)Inishmaan, IrelandView Inishmaan Aerodrome on a map Set IIA as destination Airport Get more information about Inishmaan Aerodrome
341.31 miles (66.48 km) NWInishmore Aerodrome (IOR)Kilronan, Inishmore, IrelandView Inishmore Aerodrome on a map Set IOR as destination Airport Get more information about Inishmore Aerodrome
441.35 miles (66.54 km) NGalway Airport (GWY)Galway, IrelandView Galway Airport on a map Set GWY as destination Airport Get more information about Galway Airport
542.95 miles (69.12 km) NNWConnemara Airport (NNR)Inverin, IrelandView Connemara Airport on a map Set NNR as destination Airport Get more information about Connemara Airport
643.97 miles (70.76 km) SWKerry Airport (KIR)Tralee, County Kerry, IrelandView Kerry Airport on a map Set KIR as destination Airport Get more information about Kerry Airport
762.22 miles (100.13 km) SSECork Airport (ORK)Cork, IrelandView Cork Airport on a map Set ORK as destination Airport Get more information about Cork Airport
868.32 miles (109.94 km) EKilkenny Airport (KKY)Kilkenny, IrelandView Kilkenny Airport on a map Set KKY as destination Airport Get more information about Kilkenny Airport
975.21 miles (121.04 km) SSWBantry Aerodrome (BYT)Bantry, County Cork, IrelandView Bantry Aerodrome on a map Set BYT as destination Airport Get more information about Bantry Aerodrome
1083.60 miles (134.55 km) NIreland West Airport Knock (NOC)Knock, IrelandView Ireland West Airport Knock on a map Set NOC as destination Airport Get more information about Ireland West Airport Knock
1185.17 miles (137.07 km) ESEWaterford Airport (WAT)Waterford, IrelandView Waterford Airport on a map Set WAT as destination Airport Get more information about Waterford Airport
12109.87 miles (176.82 km) NSligo Airport (SXL)Strandhill (near Sligo), IrelandView Sligo Airport on a map Set SXL as destination Airport Get more information about Sligo Airport
13114.50 miles (184.28 km) NNWBelmullet Aerodrome (BLY)Belmullet, IrelandView Belmullet Aerodrome on a map Set BLY as destination Airport Get more information about Belmullet Aerodrome
14120.91 miles (194.58 km) ENEDublin Airport (DUB)Dublin, IrelandView Dublin Airport on a map Set DUB as destination Airport Get more information about Dublin Airport
15128.34 miles (206.54 km) NNEEnniskillen/St Angelo Airport (ENK)Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, United KingdomView Enniskillen/St Angelo Airport on a map Set ENK as destination Airport Get more information about Enniskillen/St Angelo Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Shannon Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Shannon Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,014.64 miles (19,335.63 km) SSERyan's Creek Aerodrome (SZS)Stewart Island, New ZealandView Ryan's Creek Aerodrome on a map Set SZS as destination Airport Get more information about Ryan's Creek Aerodrome
211,985.02 miles (19,287.97 km) SSEInvercargill Airport (IVC)Invercargill, New ZealandView Invercargill Airport on a map Set IVC as destination Airport Get more information about Invercargill Airport
311,967.11 miles (19,259.16 km) SDunedin International Airport (DUD)Dunedin, Otago, New ZealandView Dunedin International Airport on a map Set DUD as destination Airport Get more information about Dunedin International Airport
411,913.58 miles (19,173.01 km) SAlexandra Aerodrome (ALR)Alexandra, New ZealandView Alexandra Aerodrome on a map Set ALR as destination Airport Get more information about Alexandra Aerodrome
511,902.57 miles (19,155.29 km) SOamaru Airport (OAM)Oamaru, North Otago, New ZealandView Oamaru Airport on a map Set OAM as destination Airport Get more information about Oamaru Airport
611,895.66 miles (19,144.17 km) SSEQueenstown Airport (ZQN)Queenstown, New ZealandView Queenstown Airport on a map Set ZQN as destination Airport Get more information about Queenstown Airport
711,879.25 miles (19,117.75 km) SWanaka Airport (WKA)Wanaka, New ZealandView Wanaka Airport on a map Set WKA as destination Airport Get more information about Wanaka Airport
811,863.89 miles (19,093.04 km) SSEMilford Sound Airport (MFN)Milford Sound, New ZealandView Milford Sound Airport on a map Set MFN as destination Airport Get more information about Milford Sound Airport
911,856.43 miles (19,081.03 km) SRichard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) (TIU)Timaru, New ZealandView Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) on a map Set TIU as destination Airport Get more information about Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport)
1011,827.98 miles (19,035.24 km) SAshburton Aerodrome (ASG)Ashburton, New ZealandView Ashburton Aerodrome on a map Set ASG as destination Airport Get more information about Ashburton Aerodrome
1111,827.56 miles (19,034.57 km) SGlentanner Aerodrome (GTN)Mount Cook, New ZealandView Glentanner Aerodrome on a map Set GTN as destination Airport Get more information about Glentanner Aerodrome
1211,817.94 miles (19,019.09 km) SMount Cook Airport (MON)Mount Cook, New ZealandView Mount Cook Airport on a map Set MON as destination Airport Get more information about Mount Cook Airport
1311,796.77 miles (18,985.02 km) SChristchurch International Airport (CHC)Christchurch, New ZealandView Christchurch International Airport on a map Set CHC as destination Airport Get more information about Christchurch International Airport
1411,796.55 miles (18,984.66 km) SFox Glacier Aerodrome (FGL)Fox Glacier, New ZealandView Fox Glacier Aerodrome on a map Set FGL as destination Airport Get more information about Fox Glacier Aerodrome
1511,746.66 miles (18,904.37 km) SHokitika Airport (HKK)Hokitika, New ZealandView Hokitika Airport on a map Set HKK as destination Airport Get more information about Hokitika Airport