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YQY Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: YQY / CYQY
Airport Name: Sydney/J.A. Douglas McCurdy Airport
Location: Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
GPS Coordinates: 46°9'41"N by 60°2'53"W
Area Served: Cape Breton Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia
Operator/Owner: Transport Canada
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 203 feet (62 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Sydney/J.A. Douglas McCurdy Airport (YQY):

  • Over the years, several travellers have been sent to this airport after their travel agents mistook it for the Sydney Airport in Australia.
  • Sydney/J.A. Douglas McCurdy Airport (YQY) has 2 runways.
  • Because of Sydney/J.A. Douglas McCurdy Airport's relatively low elevation of 203 feet, planes can take off or land at Sydney/J.A. Douglas McCurdy 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 Sydney/J.A. Douglas McCurdy Airport (YQY) is Port Hawkesbury Airport (YPS), which is located 72 miles (117 kilometers) WSW of YQY.
  • The furthest airport from Sydney/J.A. Douglas McCurdy Airport (YQY) is Albany Airport (ALH), which is located 11,654 miles (18,755 kilometers) away in Albany, Western Australia, Australia.

Map of Nearest Airports from Sydney/J.A. Douglas McCurdy Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Sydney/J.A. Douglas McCurdy Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
172.43 miles (116.56 km) WSWPort Hawkesbury Airport (YPS)Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia, CanadaView Port Hawkesbury Airport on a map Set YPS as destination Airport Get more information about Port Hawkesbury Airport
2119.66 miles (192.57 km) NWÎles-de-la-Madeleine Airport (YGR)Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine, Quebec, CanadaView Îles-de-la-Madeleine Airport on a map Set YGR as destination Airport Get more information about Îles-de-la-Madeleine Airport
3147.06 miles (236.66 km) WCharlottetown Airport (YYG)Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, CanadaView Charlottetown Airport on a map Set YYG as destination Airport Get more information about Charlottetown Airport
4178.76 miles (287.69 km) NNEStephenville Airport (YJT)Stephenville, Newfoundland and Labrador, CanadaView Stephenville Airport on a map Set YJT as destination Airport Get more information about Stephenville Airport
5181.71 miles (292.43 km) WSummerside Airport (YSU)Summerside, Prince Edward Island, CanadaView Summerside Airport on a map Set YSU as destination Airport Get more information about Summerside Airport
6185.41 miles (298.39 km) ENEMiquelon Airport (MQC)Miquelon, Saint Pierre and MiquelonView Miquelon Airport on a map Set MQC as destination Airport Get more information about Miquelon Airport
7188.98 miles (304.13 km) ENESaint-Pierre Airport (FSP)Saint-Pierre, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, FranceView Saint-Pierre Airport on a map Set FSP as destination Airport Get more information about Saint-Pierre Airport
8189.54 miles (305.03 km) WSWHalifax Stanfield International Airport (YHZ)Enfield, Nova Scotia, CanadaView Halifax Stanfield International Airport on a map Set YHZ as destination Airport Get more information about Halifax Stanfield International Airport
9197.89 miles (318.48 km) WSWShearwater Heliport (YAW)Shearwater, Nova Scotia, CanadaView Shearwater Heliport on a map Set YAW as destination Airport Get more information about Shearwater Heliport
10221.68 miles (356.76 km) WGreater Moncton International Airport (YQM)Moncton, New Brunswick, CanadaView Greater Moncton International Airport on a map Set YQM as destination Airport Get more information about Greater Moncton International Airport
11244.05 miles (392.76 km) NNEDeer Lake Regional Airport (YDF)Deer Lake, Newfoundland and Labrador, CanadaView Deer Lake Regional Airport on a map Set YDF as destination Airport Get more information about Deer Lake Regional Airport
12249.08 miles (400.86 km) WSWCFB Greenwood (YZX)Greenwood, Nova Scotia, CanadaView CFB Greenwood on a map Set YZX as destination Airport Get more information about CFB Greenwood
13263.34 miles (423.80 km) WNWMiramichi Airport (YCH)Miramichi, New Brunswick, CanadaView Miramichi Airport on a map Set YCH as destination Airport Get more information about Miramichi Airport
14274.62 miles (441.96 km) NWMichel-Pouliot Gaspé Airport (YGP)Gaspé, Quebec, CanadaView Michel-Pouliot Gaspé Airport on a map Set YGP as destination Airport Get more information about Michel-Pouliot Gaspé Airport
15284.33 miles (457.59 km) NKégashka Airport (ZKG)Kegaska, Quebec, CanadaView Kégashka Airport on a map Set ZKG as destination Airport Get more information about Kégashka Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Sydney/J.A. Douglas McCurdy Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Sydney/J.A. Douglas McCurdy Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,653.67 miles (18,754.71 km) SAlbany Airport (ALH)Albany, Western Australia, AustraliaView Albany Airport on a map Set ALH as destination Airport Get more information about Albany Airport
211,590.88 miles (18,653.67 km) SSEManjimup Airport (MJP)Manjimup, Western Australia, AustraliaView Manjimup Airport on a map Set MJP as destination Airport Get more information about Manjimup Airport
311,569.11 miles (18,618.64 km) SEsperance Airport (EPR)Esperance, AustraliaView Esperance Airport on a map Set EPR as destination Airport Get more information about Esperance Airport
411,567.31 miles (18,615.73 km) SKatanning Airport (KNI)Katanning, Western Australia, AustraliaView Katanning Airport on a map Set KNI as destination Airport Get more information about Katanning Airport
511,554.04 miles (18,594.37 km) SSEMargaret River Airport (MGV)Margaret River, Western Australia, AustraliaView Margaret River Airport on a map Set MGV as destination Airport Get more information about Margaret River Airport
611,542.21 miles (18,575.35 km) SSEBusselton Regional Airport (BQB)Busselton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Busselton Regional Airport on a map Set BQB as destination Airport Get more information about Busselton Regional Airport
711,525.21 miles (18,547.98 km) SSEBunbury Airport (BUY)Bunbury, Western Australia, AustraliaView Bunbury Airport on a map Set BUY as destination Airport Get more information about Bunbury Airport
811,441.25 miles (18,412.86 km) SSEJandakot Airport (JAD)Jandakot, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jandakot Airport on a map Set JAD as destination Airport Get more information about Jandakot Airport
911,431.57 miles (18,397.28 km) SSEPerth Airport (PER)Perth, Western Australia, AustraliaView Perth Airport on a map Set PER as destination Airport Get more information about Perth Airport
1011,431.01 miles (18,396.38 km) SSERottnest Airport (RTS)Rottnest Island, Western Australia, AustraliaView Rottnest Airport on a map Set RTS as destination Airport Get more information about Rottnest Airport
1111,398.63 miles (18,344.28 km) SKambalda Airport (KDB)Kambalda, Western Australia, AustraliaView Kambalda Airport on a map Set KDB as destination Airport Get more information about Kambalda Airport
1211,371.62 miles (18,300.80 km) SKalgoorlie-Boulder Airport (KGI)Kalgoorlie, Western Australia, AustraliaView Kalgoorlie-Boulder Airport on a map Set KGI as destination Airport Get more information about Kalgoorlie-Boulder Airport
1311,321.93 miles (18,220.84 km) SWindarling Airport (WRN)Windarling, AustraliaView Windarling Airport on a map Set WRN as destination Airport Get more information about Windarling Airport
1411,309.92 miles (18,201.51 km) SSEJurien Bay Airport (JUR)Jurien Bay, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jurien Bay Airport on a map Set JUR as destination Airport Get more information about Jurien Bay Airport
1511,291.28 miles (18,171.50 km) SSWForrest Airport (FOS)Forrest, Western Australia, AustraliaView Forrest Airport on a map Set FOS as destination Airport Get more information about Forrest Airport