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VIL Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: VIL / GMMH
Airport Names:
  1. Dakhla Airport
  2. GMMH/GSVO
Location: Dakhla, Western Sahara
GPS Coordinates: 23°43'5"N by 15°55'54"W
Area Served: Dakhla
Operator/Owner: Office National Des Aéroports (ONDA) /
Royal Moroccan Air Force (RMAF)
Airport Type: Public / Military
Elevation: 36 feet (11 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Dakhla Airport (VIL):

  • Dakhla Airport handled 4,206 passengers last year.
  • During World War II, the airport was used by the United States Army Air Forces Air Transport Command as a stopover for cargo, transiting aircraft and personnel on the North African Cairo-Dakar transport route for cargo, transiting aircraft and personnel.
  • Because of Dakhla Airport's relatively low elevation of 36 feet, planes can take off or land at Dakhla 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 "Dakhla Airport", another name for VIL is "GMMH/GSVO".
  • The furthest airport from Dakhla Airport (VIL) is Tontouta International Airport (NOU), which is nearly antipodal to Dakhla Airport (meaning Dakhla Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Tontouta International Airport), and is located 12,256 miles (19,725 kilometers) away in Noumea, New Caledonia.
  • The closest airport to Dakhla Airport (VIL) is Nouadhibou International Airport (NDB), which is located 205 miles (330 kilometers) SSW of VIL.
  • Dakhla Airport (VIL) currently has only 1 runway.

Map of Nearest Airports from Dakhla Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Dakhla Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
1204.81 miles (329.62 km) SSWNouadhibou International Airport (NDB)Nouadhibou, MauritaniaView Nouadhibou International Airport on a map Set NDB as destination Airport Get more information about Nouadhibou International Airport
2212.07 miles (341.29 km) SSWLa Güera Airport (ZLG)La Güera, Western SaharaView La Güera Airport on a map Set ZLG as destination Airport Get more information about La Güera Airport
3215.74 miles (347.21 km) ESEFderik Airport (FGD)Fderik, MauritaniaView Fderik Airport on a map Set FGD as destination Airport Get more information about Fderik Airport
4255.79 miles (411.65 km) ESETazadit International Airport (OUZ)Zouerate, MauritaniaView Tazadit International Airport on a map Set OUZ as destination Airport Get more information about Tazadit International Airport
5288.82 miles (464.80 km) SEAtar Airport (ATR)Atar, MauritaniaView Atar Airport on a map Set ATR as destination Airport Get more information about Atar Airport
6291.41 miles (468.97 km) NEHassan I Airport El Aaiún Airport (EUN)El Aaiún (Laayoune), MoroccoView Hassan I Airport El Aaiún Airport on a map Set EUN as destination Airport Get more information about Hassan I Airport El Aaiún Airport
7292.72 miles (471.09 km) SSEAkjoujt Airport (AJJ)Akjoujt, MauritaniaView Akjoujt Airport on a map Set AJJ as destination Airport Get more information about Akjoujt Airport
8293.12 miles (471.73 km) NGran Canaria Airport (LPA)Las Palmas, Canary Islands, SpainView Gran Canaria Airport on a map Set LPA as destination Airport Get more information about Gran Canaria Airport
9301.56 miles (485.32 km) NTenerife-South Airport (TFS)Tenerife, Canary Islands, SpainView Tenerife-South Airport on a map Set TFS as destination Airport Get more information about Tenerife-South Airport
10308.39 miles (496.30 km) NNWLa Gomera Airport (GMZ)Alajeró / San Sebastián, Canary Islands, SpainView La Gomera Airport on a map Set GMZ as destination Airport Get more information about La Gomera Airport
11330.19 miles (531.39 km) NTenerife North Airport (TFN)Tenerife, Canary Islands, SpainView Tenerife North Airport on a map Set TFN as destination Airport Get more information about Tenerife North Airport
12351.39 miles (565.50 km) NNEFuerteventura Airport (FUE)Puerto del Rosario, Fuerteventura, Canary Islands, SpainView Fuerteventura Airport on a map Set FUE as destination Airport Get more information about Fuerteventura Airport
13357.47 miles (575.29 km) NNWLa Palma Airport (SPC)La Palma, Canary Islands, SpainView La Palma Airport on a map Set SPC as destination Airport Get more information about La Palma Airport
14388.33 miles (624.95 km) SNouakchott International Airport (NKC)Nouakchott, MauritaniaView Nouakchott International Airport on a map Set NKC as destination Airport Get more information about Nouakchott International Airport
15388.83 miles (625.76 km) NNELanzarote Airport (ACE)Arrecife, Canary Islands, SpainView Lanzarote Airport on a map Set ACE as destination Airport Get more information about Lanzarote Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Dakhla Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Dakhla Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,256.46 miles (19,724.81 km) SWTontouta International Airport (NOU)Noumea, New CaledoniaView Tontouta International Airport on a map Set NOU as destination Airport Get more information about Tontouta International Airport
212,253.59 miles (19,720.19 km) WSWNouméa Magenta Airport (GEA)Nouméa, New CaledoniaView Nouméa Magenta Airport on a map Set GEA as destination Airport Get more information about Nouméa Magenta Airport
312,246.23 miles (19,708.35 km) SSWKoné Airport (KNQ)Koné, New CaledoniaView Koné Airport on a map Set KNQ as destination Airport Get more information about Koné Airport
412,217.05 miles (19,661.38 km) SKoumac Airport (KOC)Koumac, New CaledoniaView Koumac Airport on a map Set KOC as destination Airport Get more information about Koumac Airport
512,159.41 miles (19,568.62 km) SÎle des Pins Airport (BMY)Waala, Belep Islands, New CaledoniaView Île des Pins Airport on a map Set BMY as destination Airport Get more information about Île des Pins Airport
612,140.19 miles (19,537.69 km) WSWMaré Airport (MEE)Maré, Loyalty Islands, New CaledoniaView Maré Airport on a map Set MEE as destination Airport Get more information about Maré Airport
711,999.88 miles (19,311.89 km) WSWAnatom Airport Aneityum Airport (AUY)Anatom, Taféa, VanuatuView Anatom Airport Aneityum Airport on a map Set AUY as destination Airport Get more information about Anatom Airport Aneityum Airport
811,997.89 miles (19,308.68 km) SSWNorfolk Island Airport (NLK)Norfolk Island, AustraliaView Norfolk Island Airport on a map Set NLK as destination Airport Get more information about Norfolk Island Airport
911,970.17 miles (19,264.08 km) SWDillon's Bay Airport (DLY)Dillon's Bay, Erromango, Taféa, VanuatuView Dillon's Bay Airport on a map Set DLY as destination Airport Get more information about Dillon's Bay Airport
1011,965.21 miles (19,256.09 km) SWAniwa Airport (AWD)Aniwa Island, Taféa, VanuatuView Aniwa Airport on a map Set AWD as destination Airport Get more information about Aniwa Airport
1111,961.97 miles (19,250.88 km) SWIpota Airport (IPA)Ipota, Erromango, VanuatuView Ipota Airport on a map Set IPA as destination Airport Get more information about Ipota Airport
1211,945.97 miles (19,225.12 km) SWFutuna Airport (FTA)Futuna Island, Taféa, VanuatuView Futuna Airport on a map Set FTA as destination Airport Get more information about Futuna Airport
1311,938.46 miles (19,213.03 km) SWBauerfield International Airport (VLI)Port Vila, VanuatuView Bauerfield International Airport on a map Set VLI as destination Airport Get more information about Bauerfield International Airport
1411,901.81 miles (19,154.06 km) SSWSiwo Airport (EAE)Sangafa, Emae, Shéfa, VanuatuView Siwo Airport on a map Set EAE as destination Airport Get more information about Siwo Airport
1511,882.95 miles (19,123.71 km) SSWTongoa Airport (TGH)Tongoa, Shefa Province, VanuatuView Tongoa Airport on a map Set TGH as destination Airport Get more information about Tongoa Airport