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YZF Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: YZF / CYZF
Airport Name: Yellowknife Airport
Location: Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada
GPS Coordinates: 62°27'47"N by 114°26'25"W
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 675 feet (206 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Yellowknife Airport (YZF):

  • The furthest airport from Yellowknife Airport (YZF) is Port Alfred Airport (AFD), which is located 9,830 miles (15,819 kilometers) away in Port Alfred, South Africa.
  • In 2008 the airport's passenger terminal underwent an expansion to the departure/check in section, roughly doubling the size of the terminal.
  • Canadian NORAD Region Forward Operating Location Yellowknife is located south-west of the airstrip.
  • Yellowknife Airport (YZF) has 2 runways.
  • Because of Yellowknife Airport's relatively low elevation of 675 feet, planes can take off or land at Yellowknife 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 Yellowknife Airport (YZF) is Fort Resolution Airport (YFR), which is located 92 miles (148 kilometers) SSE of YZF.

Map of Nearest Airports from Yellowknife Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Yellowknife Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
191.91 miles (147.92 km) SSEFort Resolution Airport (YFR)Fort Resolution, Northwest Territories, CanadaView Fort Resolution Airport on a map Set YFR as destination Airport Get more information about Fort Resolution Airport
299.93 miles (160.82 km) WNWWhatì Airport (YLE)Lac La Martre, Northwest Territories, CanadaView Whatì Airport on a map Set YLE as destination Airport Get more information about Whatì Airport
3120.49 miles (193.92 km) SSWHay River/Merlyn Carter Airport (YHY)Hay River, Northwest Territories, CanadaView Hay River/Merlyn Carter Airport on a map Set YHY as destination Airport Get more information about Hay River/Merlyn Carter Airport
4144.84 miles (233.09 km) NWGamèti/Rae Lakes Airport (YRA)Gamèti (formerly Rae Lakes), Northwest Territories, CanadaView Gamèti/Rae Lakes Airport on a map Set YRA as destination Airport Get more information about Gamèti/Rae Lakes Airport
5168.53 miles (271.22 km) EFort Reliance Water Aerodrome (YFL)Fort Reliance, Northwest Territories, CanadaView Fort Reliance Water Aerodrome on a map Set YFL as destination Airport Get more information about Fort Reliance Water Aerodrome
6187.78 miles (302.20 km) SSEFort Smith Airport (YSM)Fort Smith, Northwest Territories, CanadaView Fort Smith Airport on a map Set YSM as destination Airport Get more information about Fort Smith Airport
7224.84 miles (361.84 km) WFort Simpson Airport (YFS)Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories, CanadaView Fort Simpson Airport on a map Set YFS as destination Airport Get more information about Fort Simpson Airport
8279.00 miles (449.00 km) SSEFort Chipewyan Airport (YPY)Fort Chipewyan, Alberta, CanadaView Fort Chipewyan Airport on a map Set YPY as destination Airport Get more information about Fort Chipewyan Airport
9281.03 miles (452.28 km) SSWHigh Level Airport (YOJ)High Level, Alberta, CanadaView High Level Airport on a map Set YOJ as destination Airport Get more information about High Level Airport
10282.64 miles (454.87 km) SEUranium City Airport (YBE)Uranium City, Saskatchewan, CanadaView Uranium City Airport on a map Set YBE as destination Airport Get more information about Uranium City Airport
11288.18 miles (463.77 km) WNWWrigley Airport (YWY)Wrigley, Northwest Territories, CanadaView Wrigley Airport on a map Set YWY as destination Airport Get more information about Wrigley Airport
12322.14 miles (518.44 km) SWRainbow Lake Airport (YOP)Rainbow Lake, Alberta, CanadaView Rainbow Lake Airport on a map Set YOP as destination Airport Get more information about Rainbow Lake Airport
13325.58 miles (523.96 km) SEFond-du-Lac Airport (ZFD)Fond-du-Lac, Saskatchewan, CanadaView Fond-du-Lac Airport on a map Set ZFD as destination Airport Get more information about Fond-du-Lac Airport
14327.41 miles (526.92 km) SSECluff Lake Airport (XCL)Cluff Lake, Saskatchewan, CanadaView Cluff Lake Airport on a map Set XCL as destination Airport Get more information about Cluff Lake Airport
15332.94 miles (535.81 km) NWDéline Airport (YWJ)Deline, Northwest Territories, CanadaView Déline Airport on a map Set YWJ as destination Airport Get more information about Déline Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Yellowknife Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Yellowknife Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
19,829.74 miles (15,819.40 km) ESEPort Alfred Airport (AFD)Port Alfred, South AfricaView Port Alfred Airport on a map Set AFD as destination Airport Get more information about Port Alfred Airport
29,823.40 miles (15,809.20 km) ESEEast London Airport (ELS)East London, South AfricaView East London Airport on a map Set ELS as destination Airport Get more information about East London Airport
39,821.02 miles (15,805.37 km) ESEPort Elizabeth International Airport (PLZ)Port Elizabeth, South AfricaView Port Elizabeth International Airport on a map Set PLZ as destination Airport Get more information about Port Elizabeth International Airport
49,754.21 miles (15,697.84 km) SEMargate Airport (MGH)Margate, KwaZulu-Natal, South AfricaView Margate Airport on a map Set MGH as destination Airport Get more information about Margate Airport
59,754.20 miles (15,697.82 km) SEMthatha Airport (UTT)Mthatha, South AfricaView Mthatha Airport on a map Set UTT as destination Airport Get more information about Mthatha Airport
69,731.22 miles (15,660.84 km) ESEGeorge Airport (GRJ)George, South AfricaView George Airport on a map Set GRJ as destination Airport Get more information about George Airport
79,711.58 miles (15,629.24 km) SSETôlanaro Airport (FTU)Tôlanaro, MadagascarView Tôlanaro Airport on a map Set FTU as destination Airport Get more information about Tôlanaro Airport
89,695.25 miles (15,602.95 km) SEKing Shaka International (DUR)Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South AfricaView King Shaka International on a map Set DUR as destination Airport Get more information about King Shaka International
99,679.55 miles (15,577.69 km) SEPietermaritzburg Airport (PZB)Pietermaritzburg, South AfricaView Pietermaritzburg Airport on a map Set PZB as destination Airport Get more information about Pietermaritzburg Airport
109,663.74 miles (15,552.24 km) SERichards Bay Airport (RCB)Richards Bay, KwaZulu-Natal, South AfricaView Richards Bay Airport on a map Set RCB as destination Airport Get more information about Richards Bay Airport
119,654.99 miles (15,538.16 km) SSEAmpanihy Airport (AMP)Ampanihy, MadagascarView Ampanihy Airport on a map Set AMP as destination Airport Get more information about Ampanihy Airport
129,650.73 miles (15,531.30 km) SELebakeng Airport (LEF)Lebakeng, LesothoView Lebakeng Airport on a map Set LEF as destination Airport Get more information about Lebakeng Airport
139,634.60 miles (15,505.35 km) SELesobeng Airport (LES)Lesobeng, LesothoView Lesobeng Airport on a map Set LES as destination Airport Get more information about Lesobeng Airport
149,632.08 miles (15,501.30 km) SESemonkong Airport (SOK)Semonkong, LesothoView Semonkong Airport on a map Set SOK as destination Airport Get more information about Semonkong Airport
159,623.29 miles (15,487.15 km) SEMokhotlong Airport (MKH)Mokhotlong, LesothoView Mokhotlong Airport on a map Set MKH as destination Airport Get more information about Mokhotlong Airport