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LEY Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: LEY / EHLE
Airport Name: Lelystad Airport
Location: Lelystad, Netherlands
GPS Coordinates: 52°27'37"N by 5°31'37"E
Operator/Owner: Schiphol Group
Airport Type: Public
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Lelystad Airport (LEY):

  • The furthest airport from Lelystad Airport (LEY) is Chatham Islands (CHT), which is located 11,832 miles (19,042 kilometers) away in Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New Zealand.
  • On 13 June 2014, the draft decision "airport expansion Lelystad Airport" has become public and has been submitted to the Council of State for consultation.
  • In 1966 it was decided that the newly created Flevopolder required one central airport.
  • The closest airport to Lelystad Airport (LEY) is Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS), which is located 34 miles (54 kilometers) WSW of LEY.
  • Lelystad Airport (LEY) has 2 runways.
  • As Lelystad is the biggest General Aviation airfield in the Netherlands, AOPA is concerned that commercial aviation will have a negative impact on the General Aviation users, and has proposed the construction of a new parallel runway south of the airport to improve traffic flow.
  • Because of the museum, various aviation events are frequently held at the airport.
  • Because of Lelystad Airport's relatively low elevation of -12 feet, planes can take off or land at Lelystad 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.

Map of Nearest Airports from Lelystad Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Lelystad Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
133.85 miles (54.48 km) WSWAmsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS)Haarlemmermeer, NetherlandsView Amsterdam Airport Schiphol on a map View satellite image of Amsterdam Airport Schiphol Set AMS as destination Airport Get more information about Amsterdam Airport Schiphol
244.75 miles (72.02 km) NWDe Kooy Airfield (DHR)Den Helder, NetherlandsView De Kooy Airfield on a map View satellite image of De Kooy Airfield Set DHR as destination Airport Get more information about De Kooy Airfield
351.01 miles (82.09 km) WSWValkenburg Naval Air Base (LID)Leiden, NetherlandsView Valkenburg Naval Air Base on a map View satellite image of Valkenburg Naval Air Base Set LID as destination Airport Get more information about Valkenburg Naval Air Base
453.97 miles (86.86 km) NLeeuwarden Air Base (LWR)Leeuwarden, NetherlandsView Leeuwarden Air Base on a map View satellite image of Leeuwarden Air Base Set LWR as destination Airport Get more information about Leeuwarden Air Base
555.92 miles (89.99 km) SVolkel Air Base (UDE)Uden, Noord-Brabant, NetherlandsView Volkel Air Base on a map View satellite image of Volkel Air Base Set UDE as destination Airport Get more information about Volkel Air Base
657.79 miles (93.00 km) SWRotterdam The Hague Airport (RTM)Rotterdam, NetherlandsView Rotterdam The Hague Airport on a map View satellite image of Rotterdam The Hague Airport Set RTM as destination Airport Get more information about Rotterdam The Hague Airport
758.85 miles (94.71 km) ESEEnschede Airport Twente (ENS)Enschede, NetherlandsView Enschede Airport Twente on a map View satellite image of Enschede Airport Twente Set ENS as destination Airport Get more information about Enschede Airport Twente
863.69 miles (102.50 km) NEGroningen Airport Eelde (GRQ)Groningen / Eelde, NetherlandsView Groningen Airport Eelde on a map View satellite image of Groningen Airport Eelde Set GRQ as destination Airport Get more information about Groningen Airport Eelde
964.78 miles (104.25 km) SSEWeeze Airport (NRN)Weeze, Niederrhein, GermanyView Weeze Airport on a map View satellite image of Weeze Airport Set NRN as destination Airport Get more information about Weeze Airport
1066.70 miles (107.34 km) SSWGilze-Rijen Air Base (GLZ)Breda, NetherlandsView Gilze-Rijen Air Base on a map View satellite image of Gilze-Rijen Air Base Set GLZ as destination Airport Get more information about Gilze-Rijen Air Base
1170.11 miles (112.82 km) SEindhoven Airport (EIN)Eindhoven, NetherlandsView Eindhoven Airport on a map View satellite image of Eindhoven Airport Set EIN as destination Airport Get more information about Eindhoven Airport
1279.21 miles (127.48 km) ERheine-Bentlage Air Base (ZPQ)Rhine, GermanyView Rheine-Bentlage Air Base on a map View satellite image of Rheine-Bentlage Air Base Set ZPQ as destination Airport Get more information about Rheine-Bentlage Air Base
1386.20 miles (138.73 km) SWWoensdrecht Air Base (WOE)Woensdrecht, NetherlandsView Woensdrecht Air Base on a map View satellite image of Woensdrecht Air Base Set WOE as destination Airport Get more information about Woensdrecht Air Base
1488.96 miles (143.17 km) SSWZoersel-Oostmalle Airfield (OBL)Zoersel / Oostmalle, BelgiumView Zoersel-Oostmalle Airfield on a map View satellite image of Zoersel-Oostmalle Airfield Set OBL as destination Airport Get more information about Zoersel-Oostmalle Airfield
1592.55 miles (148.94 km) NNEBorkum Airfield (BMK)Borkum, Lower Saxony, GermanyView Borkum Airfield on a map View satellite image of Borkum Airfield Set BMK as destination Airport Get more information about Borkum Airfield

Map of Furthest Airports from Lelystad Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Lelystad Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,832.22 miles (19,042.07 km) SChatham Islands (CHT)Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New ZealandView Chatham Islands on a map View satellite image of Chatham Islands Set CHT as destination Airport Get more information about Chatham Islands
211,613.08 miles (18,689.40 km) ESEDunedin International Airport (DUD)Dunedin, Otago, New ZealandView Dunedin International Airport on a map View satellite image of Dunedin International Airport Set DUD as destination Airport Get more information about Dunedin International Airport
311,601.82 miles (18,671.27 km) ESEOamaru Airport (OAM)Oamaru, North Otago, New ZealandView Oamaru Airport on a map View satellite image of Oamaru Airport Set OAM as destination Airport Get more information about Oamaru Airport
411,575.89 miles (18,629.54 km) SEChristchurch International Airport (CHC)Christchurch, New ZealandView Christchurch International Airport on a map View satellite image of Christchurch International Airport Set CHC as destination Airport Get more information about Christchurch International Airport
511,574.43 miles (18,627.20 km) SERichard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) (TIU)Timaru, New ZealandView Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) on a map View satellite image of Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) Set TIU as destination Airport Get more information about Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport)
611,573.62 miles (18,625.89 km) SEAshburton Aerodrome (ASG)Ashburton, New ZealandView Ashburton Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Ashburton Aerodrome Set ASG as destination Airport Get more information about Ashburton Aerodrome
711,571.15 miles (18,621.92 km) ESERyan's Creek Aerodrome (SZS)Stewart Island, New ZealandView Ryan's Creek Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Ryan's Creek Aerodrome Set SZS as destination Airport Get more information about Ryan's Creek Aerodrome
811,560.76 miles (18,605.20 km) ESEInvercargill Airport (IVC)Invercargill, New ZealandView Invercargill Airport on a map View satellite image of Invercargill Airport Set IVC as destination Airport Get more information about Invercargill Airport
911,550.81 miles (18,589.18 km) ESEAlexandra Aerodrome (ALR)Alexandra, New ZealandView Alexandra Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Alexandra Aerodrome Set ALR as destination Airport Get more information about Alexandra Aerodrome
1011,549.63 miles (18,587.29 km) SEKaikoura Aerodrome (KBZ)Kaikoura, New ZealandView Kaikoura Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Kaikoura Aerodrome Set KBZ as destination Airport Get more information about Kaikoura Aerodrome
1111,523.96 miles (18,545.98 km) ESEWanaka Airport (WKA)Wanaka, New ZealandView Wanaka Airport on a map View satellite image of Wanaka Airport Set WKA as destination Airport Get more information about Wanaka Airport
1211,518.68 miles (18,537.48 km) ESEQueenstown Airport (ZQN)Queenstown, New ZealandView Queenstown Airport on a map View satellite image of Queenstown Airport Set ZQN as destination Airport Get more information about Queenstown Airport
1311,518.10 miles (18,536.54 km) SEWellington International Airport (WLG)Wellington, New ZealandView Wellington International Airport on a map View satellite image of Wellington International Airport Set WLG as destination Airport Get more information about Wellington International Airport
1411,517.09 miles (18,534.91 km) SEHood Aerodrome (MRO)Masterton, New ZealandView Hood Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Hood Aerodrome Set MRO as destination Airport Get more information about Hood Aerodrome
1511,516.80 miles (18,534.45 km) SEGlentanner Aerodrome (GTN)Mount Cook, New ZealandView Glentanner Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Glentanner Aerodrome Set GTN as destination Airport Get more information about Glentanner Aerodrome