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YYJ Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: YYJ / CYYJ
Airport Name: Victoria International Airport
Location: Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
GPS Coordinates: 48°38'49"N by 123°25'32"W
Area Served: Victoria, British Columbia
Operator/Owner: Transport Canada
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 64 feet (20 meters)
# of Runways: 3
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Facts about Victoria International Airport (YYJ):

  • The airport started in 1939 as a grass strip, and was used as a military training base.
  • Victoria International Airport (YYJ) has 3 runways.
  • Because of Victoria International Airport's relatively low elevation of 64 feet, planes can take off or land at Victoria International 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 Victoria Airport Authority's 2008 master plan laid out a timeline of proposed changes to the airport.
  • In 2000, the Victoria Airport Authority began the process of renovating and expanding the terminal to meet passenger needs.
  • The closest airport to Victoria International Airport (YYJ) is Bedwell Harbour Water Aerodrome (YBW), which is located only 11 miles (18 kilometers) NE of YYJ.
  • The furthest airport from Victoria International Airport (YYJ) is Tôlanaro Airport (FTU), which is located 10,724 miles (17,259 kilometers) away in Tôlanaro, Madagascar.

Map of Nearest Airports from Victoria International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Victoria International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111.36 miles (18.28 km) NEBedwell Harbour Water Aerodrome (YBW)Bedwell Harbour, British Columbia, CanadaView Bedwell Harbour Water Aerodrome on a map Set YBW as destination Airport Get more information about Bedwell Harbour Water Aerodrome
212.45 miles (20.04 km) ESERoche Harbor Seaplane Base (RCE)San Juan Island, Washington, United StatesView Roche Harbor Seaplane Base on a map Set RCE as destination Airport Get more information about Roche Harbor Seaplane Base
314.41 miles (23.19 km) NNWGanges Water Aerodrome (YGG)Ganges, British Columbia, CanadaView Ganges Water Aerodrome on a map Set YGG as destination Airport Get more information about Ganges Water Aerodrome
414.85 miles (23.90 km) SEsquimalt Airport (YPF)Esquimalt, British Columbia, CanadaView Esquimalt Airport on a map Set YPF as destination Airport Get more information about Esquimalt Airport
515.32 miles (24.66 km) WNWDuncan Airport (DUQ)Duncan, British Columbia, CanadaView Duncan Airport on a map Set DUQ as destination Airport Get more information about Duncan Airport
615.61 miles (25.12 km) SVictoria Inner Harbour Airport (YWH)Victoria, British Columbia, CanadaView Victoria Inner Harbour Airport on a map Set YWH as destination Airport Get more information about Victoria Inner Harbour Airport
716.23 miles (26.12 km) NNEMayne Island Water Aerodrome (YAV)Miner's Bay, British Columbia, CanadaView Mayne Island Water Aerodrome on a map Set YAV as destination Airport Get more information about Mayne Island Water Aerodrome
820.29 miles (32.65 km) ESEFriday Harbor Airport (FRD)Friday Harbor, Washington, United StatesView Friday Harbor Airport on a map Set FRD as destination Airport Get more information about Friday Harbor Airport
920.48 miles (32.96 km) ESEFriday Harbor Seaplane Base (FBS)Friday Harbor, Washington, United StatesView Friday Harbor Seaplane Base on a map Set FBS as destination Airport Get more information about Friday Harbor Seaplane Base
1021.52 miles (34.63 km) EWestsound Seaplane Base (WSX)Westsound, Orcas Island, Washington, United StatesView Westsound Seaplane Base on a map Set WSX as destination Airport Get more information about Westsound Seaplane Base
1123.88 miles (38.43 km) EOrcas Island Airport (ESD)Eastsound, Washington, United StatesView Orcas Island Airport on a map Set ESD as destination Airport Get more information about Orcas Island Airport
1224.91 miles (40.08 km) ESEFishermans Bay/LPS Seaplane Base (LPS)Lopez Island, Washington, United StatesView Fishermans Bay/LPS Seaplane Base on a map Set LPS as destination Airport Get more information about Fishermans Bay/LPS Seaplane Base
1325.46 miles (40.98 km) ERosario Seaplane Base (RSJ)Orcas Island, Washington, United StatesView Rosario Seaplane Base on a map Set RSJ as destination Airport Get more information about Rosario Seaplane Base
1429.26 miles (47.08 km) ESECenter Island Airport (CWS)Center Island, Washington, United StatesView Center Island Airport on a map Set CWS as destination Airport Get more information about Center Island Airport
1534.63 miles (55.74 km) NWNanaimo Airport (YCD)Nanaimo, British Columbia, CanadaView Nanaimo Airport on a map Set YCD as destination Airport Get more information about Nanaimo Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Victoria International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Victoria International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
110,724.29 miles (17,259.03 km) SSETôlanaro Airport (FTU)Tôlanaro, MadagascarView Tôlanaro Airport on a map Set FTU as destination Airport Get more information about Tôlanaro Airport
210,661.71 miles (17,158.31 km) SSEAmpanihy Airport (AMP)Ampanihy, MadagascarView Ampanihy Airport on a map Set AMP as destination Airport Get more information about Ampanihy Airport
310,604.75 miles (17,066.65 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
410,595.68 miles (17,052.05 km) ESEMargate Airport (MGH)Margate, KwaZulu-Natal, South AfricaView Margate Airport on a map Set MGH as destination Airport Get more information about Margate Airport
510,590.49 miles (17,043.70 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
610,565.54 miles (17,003.55 km) ESEMthatha Airport (UTT)Mthatha, South AfricaView Mthatha Airport on a map Set UTT as destination Airport Get more information about Mthatha Airport
710,558.53 miles (16,992.26 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
810,556.99 miles (16,989.79 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
910,547.72 miles (16,974.87 km) SPierrefonds Airport (ZSE)Saint-Pierre, RéunionView Pierrefonds Airport on a map Set ZSE as destination Airport Get more information about Pierrefonds Airport
1010,546.65 miles (16,973.15 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
1110,533.45 miles (16,951.90 km) SEPietermaritzburg Airport (PZB)Pietermaritzburg, South AfricaView Pietermaritzburg Airport on a map Set PZB as destination Airport Get more information about Pietermaritzburg Airport
1210,518.07 miles (16,927.14 km) SRoland Garros Airport (RUN)St Denis, Réunion, FranceView Roland Garros Airport on a map Set RUN as destination Airport Get more information about Roland Garros Airport
1310,512.30 miles (16,917.86 km) SEHluhluwe Airport (HLW)Hluhluwe, South AfricaView Hluhluwe Airport on a map Set HLW as destination Airport Get more information about Hluhluwe Airport
1410,486.90 miles (16,876.99 km) SSEMananjary Airport (MNJ)Mananjary, MadagascarView Mananjary Airport on a map Set MNJ as destination Airport Get more information about Mananjary Airport
1510,486.21 miles (16,875.87 km) SSir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport (MRU)Plaisance, MauritiusView Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport on a map Set MRU as destination Airport Get more information about Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport