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SNZ Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: SNZ / SBSC
Airport Names:
  1. Santa Cruz Air Force Base
  2. Base Aérea de Santa Cruz
Location: Santa Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
GPS Coordinates: 22°55'55"S by 43°43'9"W
Area Served: Rio de Janeiro
Operator/Owner: Brazilian Air Force
Airport Type: Military: Air Force Base
Elevation: 10 feet (3 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Santa Cruz Air Force Base (SNZ):

  • The furthest airport from Santa Cruz Air Force Base (SNZ) is Central Field (Iwo Jima)Motoyama No. 2Airfield No. 2 (IWO), which is nearly antipodal to Santa Cruz Air Force Base (meaning Santa Cruz Air Force Base is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Central Field (Iwo Jima)Motoyama No. 2Airfield No. 2), and is located 12,093 miles (19,462 kilometers) away in Iwo Jima, Bonin Islands, Japan.
  • Because of Santa Cruz Air Force Base's relatively low elevation of 10 feet, planes can take off or land at Santa Cruz Air Force Base 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.
  • On 3 May 1982 a British Avro Vulcan bomber was intercepted by the aircraft of the 1° Grupo de Aviação de Caça based at Santa Cruz.
  • The closest airport to Santa Cruz Air Force Base (SNZ) is Rio de Janeiro/Galeão–Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport (GIG), which is located 31 miles (50 kilometers) ENE of SNZ.
  • In addition to being known as "Santa Cruz Air Force Base", another name for SNZ is "Base Aérea de Santa Cruz".
  • Santa Cruz Air Force Base (SNZ) currently has only 1 runway.
  • The base is located 54 km from Rio de Janeiro downtown in the district of Santa Cruz.

Map of Nearest Airports from Santa Cruz Air Force Base:

List of Nearest Airports from Santa Cruz Air Force Base:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
131.00 miles (49.90 km) ENERio de Janeiro/Galeão–Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport (GIG)Rio de Janeiro, BrazilView Rio de Janeiro/Galeão–Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport on a map View satellite image of Rio de Janeiro/Galeão–Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport Set GIG as destination Airport Get more information about Rio de Janeiro/Galeão–Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport
235.44 miles (57.03 km) ESantos Dumont Airport (SDU)Rio de Janeiro, BrazilView Santos Dumont Airport on a map View satellite image of Santos Dumont Airport Set SDU as destination Airport Get more information about Santos Dumont Airport
381.54 miles (131.23 km) NNEFrancisco Álvares de Assis Airport (JDF)Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais, BrazilView Francisco Álvares de Assis Airport on a map View satellite image of Francisco Álvares de Assis Airport Set JDF as destination Airport Get more information about Francisco Álvares de Assis Airport
4104.09 miles (167.52 km) NNEPresidente Itamar Franco Airport (IZA)Juiz de Fora, BrazilView Presidente Itamar Franco Airport on a map View satellite image of Presidente Itamar Franco Airport Set IZA as destination Airport Get more information about Presidente Itamar Franco Airport
5104.86 miles (168.75 km) ECabo Frio International Airport (CFB)Cabo Frio, Rio de Janeiro, BrazilView Cabo Frio International Airport on a map View satellite image of Cabo Frio International Airport Set CFB as destination Airport Get more information about Cabo Frio International Airport
6112.24 miles (180.64 km) EUmberto Modiano Airport (BZC)Búzios, Rio de Janeiro, BrazilView Umberto Modiano Airport on a map View satellite image of Umberto Modiano Airport Set BZC as destination Airport Get more information about Umberto Modiano Airport
7131.10 miles (210.99 km) ENEBenedito Lacerda Airport (MEA)Macaé, Rio de Janeiro, BrazilView Benedito Lacerda Airport on a map View satellite image of Benedito Lacerda Airport Set MEA as destination Airport Get more information about Benedito Lacerda Airport
8138.31 miles (222.59 km) WSão José dos Campos-Professor Urbano Ernesto Stumpf Airport (SJK)São José dos Campos, BrazilView São José dos Campos-Professor Urbano Ernesto Stumpf Airport on a map View satellite image of São José dos Campos-Professor Urbano Ernesto Stumpf Airport Set SJK as destination Airport Get more information about São José dos Campos-Professor Urbano Ernesto Stumpf Airport
9145.59 miles (234.30 km) NWMajor-Brigadeiro Trompowsky Airport (VAG)Varginha, Minas Gerais, BrazilView Major-Brigadeiro Trompowsky Airport on a map View satellite image of Major-Brigadeiro Trompowsky Airport Set VAG as destination Airport Get more information about Major-Brigadeiro Trompowsky Airport
10176.04 miles (283.31 km) ENECampos–Bartolomeu Lysandro Airport (CAW)Campos dos Goytacazes, Rio de Janeiro, BrazilView Campos–Bartolomeu Lysandro Airport on a map View satellite image of Campos–Bartolomeu Lysandro Airport Set CAW as destination Airport Get more information about Campos–Bartolomeu Lysandro Airport
11178.33 miles (286.99 km) WSWSão Paulo/Guarulhos–Governador André Franco Montoro International Airport (GRU)Guarulhos (near São Paulo), São Paulo (state), BrazilView São Paulo/Guarulhos–Governador André Franco Montoro International Airport on a map View satellite image of São Paulo/Guarulhos–Governador André Franco Montoro International Airport Set GRU as destination Airport Get more information about São Paulo/Guarulhos–Governador André Franco Montoro International Airport
12192.48 miles (309.77 km) WSWSão Paulo/Congonhas Airport (CGH)São Paulo, BrazilView São Paulo/Congonhas Airport on a map View satellite image of São Paulo/Congonhas Airport Set CGH as destination Airport Get more information about São Paulo/Congonhas Airport
13203.91 miles (328.15 km) NNWBrigadeiro Cabral Airport (DIQ)Divinópolis, Minas Gerais, BrazilView Brigadeiro Cabral Airport on a map View satellite image of Brigadeiro Cabral Airport Set DIQ as destination Airport Get more information about Brigadeiro Cabral Airport
14213.35 miles (343.35 km) NBelo Horizonte/Pampulha–Carlos Drummond de Andrade Airport (PLU)Belo Horizonte, BrazilView Belo Horizonte/Pampulha–Carlos Drummond de Andrade Airport on a map View satellite image of Belo Horizonte/Pampulha–Carlos Drummond de Andrade Airport Set PLU as destination Airport Get more information about Belo Horizonte/Pampulha–Carlos Drummond de Andrade Airport
15215.76 miles (347.23 km) WCampo dos Amarais State Airport (CPQ)Campinas, São Paulo, BrazilView Campo dos Amarais State Airport on a map View satellite image of Campo dos Amarais State Airport Set CPQ as destination Airport Get more information about Campo dos Amarais State Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Santa Cruz Air Force Base:

List of Furthest Airports from Santa Cruz Air Force Base:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,093.41 miles (19,462.40 km) WNWCentral Field (Iwo Jima)Motoyama No. 2Airfield No. 2 (IWO)Iwo Jima, Bonin Islands, JapanView Central Field (Iwo Jima)Motoyama No. 2Airfield No. 2 on a map View satellite image of Central Field (Iwo Jima)Motoyama No. 2Airfield No. 2 Set IWO as destination Airport Get more information about Central Field (Iwo Jima)Motoyama No. 2Airfield No. 2
212,062.39 miles (19,412.48 km) ENEMinami-Daito Airport (MMD)Minami Daito, Okinawa, JapanView Minami-Daito Airport on a map View satellite image of Minami-Daito Airport Set MMD as destination Airport Get more information about Minami-Daito Airport
312,062.12 miles (19,412.06 km) NEKitadaito Airport (KTD)Kitadaito, Okinawa Prefecture, JapanView Kitadaito Airport on a map View satellite image of Kitadaito Airport Set KTD as destination Airport Get more information about Kitadaito Airport
411,893.62 miles (19,140.87 km) NEKikai Airport (KKX)Kikaiga Shima, Kikai-Shima Island, JapanView Kikai Airport on a map View satellite image of Kikai Airport Set KKX as destination Airport Get more information about Kikai Airport
511,878.80 miles (19,117.03 km) NEAmami Airport (ASJ)Amami Island, JapanView Amami Airport on a map View satellite image of Amami Airport Set ASJ as destination Airport Get more information about Amami Airport
611,852.58 miles (19,074.84 km) ENEKadena Air Base 嘉手納飛行場 Kadena Hikōjō (DNA)Okinawa Prefecture, JapanView Kadena Air Base 嘉手納飛行場 Kadena Hikōjō on a map View satellite image of Kadena Air Base 嘉手納飛行場 Kadena Hikōjō Set DNA as destination Airport Get more information about Kadena Air Base 嘉手納飛行場 Kadena Hikōjō
711,849.38 miles (19,069.68 km) ENENaha Airport (OKA)Okinawa, JapanView Naha Airport on a map View satellite image of Naha Airport Set OKA as destination Airport Get more information about Naha Airport
811,843.49 miles (19,060.20 km) ENEIejima Airport (IEJ)Iejima, JapanView Iejima Airport on a map View satellite image of Iejima Airport Set IEJ as destination Airport Get more information about Iejima Airport
911,829.52 miles (19,037.72 km) ENEKerama Airport (KJP)Kerama Islands, Okinawa, JapanView Kerama Airport on a map View satellite image of Kerama Airport Set KJP as destination Airport Get more information about Kerama Airport
1011,816.01 miles (19,015.98 km) NNEYakushima Airport (KUM)Yakushima, Kagoshima Prefecture, JapanView Yakushima Airport on a map View satellite image of Yakushima Airport Set KUM as destination Airport Get more information about Yakushima Airport
1111,816.00 miles (19,015.95 km) ENEAguni Airport (AGJ)Aguni, JapanView Aguni Airport on a map View satellite image of Aguni Airport Set AGJ as destination Airport Get more information about Aguni Airport
1211,751.60 miles (18,912.32 km) NNEMiyazaki Airport (KMI)Miyazaki, Miyazaki Prefecture, JapanView Miyazaki Airport on a map View satellite image of Miyazaki Airport Set KMI as destination Airport Get more information about Miyazaki Airport
1311,735.51 miles (18,886.43 km) NNEKagoshima Airport (KOJ)Kagoshima, JapanView Kagoshima Airport on a map View satellite image of Kagoshima Airport Set KOJ as destination Airport Get more information about Kagoshima Airport
1411,731.15 miles (18,879.41 km) ENEMiyako Airport (MMY)Miyakojima, Okinawa, JapanView Miyako Airport on a map View satellite image of Miyako Airport Set MMY as destination Airport Get more information about Miyako Airport
1511,721.39 miles (18,863.70 km) ENEShimojishima Airport (SHI)Shimojishima, JapanView Shimojishima Airport on a map View satellite image of Shimojishima Airport Set SHI as destination Airport Get more information about Shimojishima Airport