About this route:

A direct, nonstop flight between Alta Airport (ALF), Alta, Norway and Mehamn Airport (MEH), Mehamn, Norway would travel a Great Circle distance of 126 miles (or 202 kilometers).

A Great Circle is the shortest distance between 2 points on a sphere. Because most world maps are flat (but the Earth is round), the route of the shortest distance between 2 points on the Earth will often appear curved when viewed on a flat map, especially for long distances. If you were to simply draw a straight line on a flat map and measure a very long distance, it would likely be much further than if you were to lay a string between those two points on a globe. Because of the relatively short distance between Alta Airport and Mehamn Airport, the route shown on this map most likely still appears to be a straight line.

Departure Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: ALF / ENAT
Airport Names:
  1. Alta Airport
  2. Alta lufthavn
Location: Alta, Norway
GPS Coordinates: 69°58'33"N by 23°22'18"E
Area Served: Alta, Norway
Operator/Owner: Avinor
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 10 feet (3 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Arrival Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: MEH / ENMH
Airport Names:
  1. Mehamn Airport
  2. Mehamn lufthavn
Location: Mehamn, Norway
GPS Coordinates: 71°1'44"N by 27°49'35"E
Area Served: Mehamn, Finnmark, Norway
Operator/Owner: Avinor
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 39 feet (12 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Alta Airport (ALF):

  • Alta Airport (ALF) currently has only 1 runway.
  • Alta Airport handled 353,051 passengers last year.
  • The furthest airport from Alta Airport (ALF) is Chatham Islands (CHT), which is located 10,502 miles (16,901 kilometers) away in Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New Zealand.
  • The location in Elvebakken was somewhat controversial in Alta, especially as the airport would be located so close to the town center, potentially causing noise pollution.
  • Activity at Alta Airport peaked in the following years.
  • Because of Alta Airport's relatively low elevation of 10 feet, planes can take off or land at Alta 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 "Alta Airport", another name for ALF is "Alta lufthavn".
  • The first airport in Alta was built by the Wehrmacht during the German occupation of Norway.
  • The closest airport to Alta Airport (ALF) is Lakselv Airport, Banak (LKL), which is located 38 miles (62 kilometers) E of ALF.
  • Avinor decided in February 2007 to build a new passenger terminal and tower for NOK 300 million.

Facts about Mehamn Airport (MEH):

  • Simultaneously as Mehamn was awarded an airport, Parliament voted to build a new road which would better winter transport between the villages of Kjøllefjord, Mehamn and Gamvik, allow Mehamn Airport to efficiently serve the entire peninsula.
  • Mehamn Airport handled 16,810 passengers last year.
  • In addition to being known as "Mehamn Airport", another name for MEH is "Mehamn lufthavn".
  • Because of Mehamn Airport's relatively low elevation of 39 feet, planes can take off or land at Mehamn 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 furthest airport from Mehamn Airport (MEH) is Chatham Islands (CHT), which is located 10,384 miles (16,711 kilometers) away in Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New Zealand.
  • The closest airport to Mehamn Airport (MEH) is Berlevåg Airport (BVG), which is located 29 miles (47 kilometers) ESE of MEH.
  • Mehamn Airport (MEH) currently has only 1 runway.
  • On 11 March 1982, Widerøe Flight 933 crashed into the Barents Sea between Berlevåg Airport and Mehamn Airport, killing all fifteen people on board the Twin Otter.
  • Widerøe operated Twin Otters on the route until 1995, when the Dash 8 was introduced.

Map of Nearest Airports to Alta Airport:

List of Nearest Airports to Alta Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
138.34 miles (61.70 km) ELakselv Airport, Banak (LKL)Lakselv, NorwayView Lakselv Airport, Banak on a map Set LKL as origin Airport Set LKL as destination Airport Get more information about Lakselv Airport, Banak
245.53 miles (73.28 km) NWHasvik Airport (HAA)Hasvik, NorwayView Hasvik Airport on a map Set HAA as origin Airport Set HAA as destination Airport Get more information about Hasvik Airport
349.10 miles (79.02 km) NHammerfest Airport (HFT)Hammerfest, Finnmark, NorwayView Hammerfest Airport on a map Set HFT as origin Airport Set HFT as destination Airport Get more information about Hammerfest Airport
458.79 miles (94.62 km) WSWSørkjosen Airport (SOJ)Sørkjosen, NorwayView Sørkjosen Airport on a map Set SOJ as origin Airport Set SOJ as destination Airport Get more information about Sørkjosen Airport
593.43 miles (150.36 km) NEHonningsvåg Airport, Valan (HVG)Nordkapp, Finnmark, NorwayView Honningsvåg Airport, Valan on a map Set HVG as origin Airport Set HVG as destination Airport Get more information about Honningsvåg Airport, Valan
6108.03 miles (173.85 km) WTromsø Airport, Langnes (TOS)Tromsø, NorwayView Tromsø Airport, Langnes on a map Set TOS as origin Airport Set TOS as destination Airport Get more information about Tromsø Airport, Langnes
7111.36 miles (179.22 km) SEnontekiö Airport (ENF)Enontekiö, FinlandView Enontekiö Airport on a map Set ENF as origin Airport Set ENF as destination Airport Get more information about Enontekiö Airport
8125.83 miles (202.50 km) NEMehamn Airport (MEH)Mehamn, NorwayView Mehamn Airport on a map Set MEH as origin Airport Set MEH as destination Airport Get more information about Mehamn Airport
9132.95 miles (213.96 km) WSWBardufoss Airport (BDU)Bardufoss, NorwayView Bardufoss Airport on a map Set BDU as origin Airport Set BDU as destination Airport Get more information about Bardufoss Airport
10136.52 miles (219.70 km) SEIvalo Airport (IVL)Ivalo, FinlandView Ivalo Airport on a map Set IVL as origin Airport Set IVL as destination Airport Get more information about Ivalo Airport
11144.88 miles (233.16 km) ENEBerlevåg Airport (BVG)Berlevåg, NorwayView Berlevåg Airport on a map Set BVG as origin Airport Set BVG as destination Airport Get more information about Berlevåg Airport
12152.87 miles (246.01 km) EVadsø Airport (VDS)Vadsø, Finnmark, NorwayView Vadsø Airport on a map Set VDS as origin Airport Set VDS as destination Airport Get more information about Vadsø Airport
13153.41 miles (246.89 km) ENEBåtsfjord Airport (BJF)Båtsfjord, Finnmark, NorwayView Båtsfjord Airport on a map Set BJF as origin Airport Set BJF as destination Airport Get more information about Båtsfjord Airport
14155.98 miles (251.02 km) EKirkenes Airport, Høybuktmoen (KKN)Kirkenes, Finnmark, NorwayView Kirkenes Airport, Høybuktmoen on a map Set KKN as origin Airport Set KKN as destination Airport Get more information about Kirkenes Airport, Høybuktmoen
15161.60 miles (260.07 km) SSEKittilä Airport (KTT)Kittilä, FinlandView Kittilä Airport on a map Set KTT as origin Airport Set KTT as destination Airport Get more information about Kittilä Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Alta Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Alta Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
110,501.52 miles (16,900.52 km) SSEChatham Islands (CHT)Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New ZealandView Chatham Islands on a map Set CHT as origin Airport Set CHT as destination Airport Get more information about Chatham Islands
210,452.92 miles (16,822.30 km) SERyan's Creek Aerodrome (SZS)Stewart Island, New ZealandView Ryan's Creek Aerodrome on a map Set SZS as origin Airport Set SZS as destination Airport Get more information about Ryan's Creek Aerodrome
310,431.19 miles (16,787.34 km) SEDunedin International Airport (DUD)Dunedin, Otago, New ZealandView Dunedin International Airport on a map Set DUD as origin Airport Set DUD as destination Airport Get more information about Dunedin International Airport
410,426.25 miles (16,779.39 km) SEInvercargill Airport (IVC)Invercargill, New ZealandView Invercargill Airport on a map Set IVC as origin Airport Set IVC as destination Airport Get more information about Invercargill Airport
510,386.07 miles (16,714.73 km) SEOamaru Airport (OAM)Oamaru, North Otago, New ZealandView Oamaru Airport on a map Set OAM as origin Airport Set OAM as destination Airport Get more information about Oamaru Airport
610,370.15 miles (16,689.09 km) SEAlexandra Aerodrome (ALR)Alexandra, New ZealandView Alexandra Aerodrome on a map Set ALR as origin Airport Set ALR as destination Airport Get more information about Alexandra Aerodrome
710,346.09 miles (16,650.38 km) SEQueenstown Airport (ZQN)Queenstown, New ZealandView Queenstown Airport on a map Set ZQN as origin Airport Set ZQN as destination Airport Get more information about Queenstown Airport
810,345.74 miles (16,649.82 km) SERichard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) (TIU)Timaru, New ZealandView Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) on a map Set TIU as origin Airport Set TIU as destination Airport Get more information about Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport)
910,336.53 miles (16,634.99 km) SEWanaka Airport (WKA)Wanaka, New ZealandView Wanaka Airport on a map Set WKA as origin Airport Set WKA as destination Airport Get more information about Wanaka Airport
1010,330.10 miles (16,624.64 km) SEAshburton Aerodrome (ASG)Ashburton, New ZealandView Ashburton Aerodrome on a map Set ASG as origin Airport Set ASG as destination Airport Get more information about Ashburton Aerodrome
1110,316.11 miles (16,602.12 km) SEChristchurch International Airport (CHC)Christchurch, New ZealandView Christchurch International Airport on a map Set CHC as origin Airport Set CHC as destination Airport Get more information about Christchurch International Airport
1210,308.47 miles (16,589.83 km) SEMilford Sound Airport (MFN)Milford Sound, New ZealandView Milford Sound Airport on a map Set MFN as origin Airport Set MFN as destination Airport Get more information about Milford Sound Airport
1310,300.47 miles (16,576.95 km) SEGlentanner Aerodrome (GTN)Mount Cook, New ZealandView Glentanner Aerodrome on a map Set GTN as origin Airport Set GTN as destination Airport Get more information about Glentanner Aerodrome
1410,291.61 miles (16,562.69 km) SEMount Cook Airport (MON)Mount Cook, New ZealandView Mount Cook Airport on a map Set MON as origin Airport Set MON as destination Airport Get more information about Mount Cook Airport
1510,269.88 miles (16,527.73 km) SEFox Glacier Aerodrome (FGL)Fox Glacier, New ZealandView Fox Glacier Aerodrome on a map Set FGL as origin Airport Set FGL as destination Airport Get more information about Fox Glacier Aerodrome

Map of Nearest Airports to Mehamn Airport:

List of Nearest Airports to Mehamn Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
129.33 miles (47.20 km) ESEBerlevåg Airport (BVG)Berlevåg, NorwayView Berlevåg Airport on a map Set BVG as destination Airport Set BVG as destination Airport Get more information about Berlevåg Airport
241.43 miles (66.68 km) WHonningsvåg Airport, Valan (HVG)Nordkapp, Finnmark, NorwayView Honningsvåg Airport, Valan on a map Set HVG as destination Airport Set HVG as destination Airport Get more information about Honningsvåg Airport, Valan
351.70 miles (83.20 km) SEBåtsfjord Airport (BJF)Båtsfjord, Finnmark, NorwayView Båtsfjord Airport on a map Set BJF as destination Airport Set BJF as destination Airport Get more information about Båtsfjord Airport
481.17 miles (130.63 km) SEVadsø Airport (VDS)Vadsø, Finnmark, NorwayView Vadsø Airport on a map Set VDS as destination Airport Set VDS as destination Airport Get more information about Vadsø Airport
587.01 miles (140.02 km) ESEVardø Airport, Svartnes (VAW)Vardø, NorwayView Vardø Airport, Svartnes on a map Set VAW as destination Airport Set VAW as destination Airport Get more information about Vardø Airport, Svartnes
693.41 miles (150.32 km) SWLakselv Airport, Banak (LKL)Lakselv, NorwayView Lakselv Airport, Banak on a map Set LKL as destination Airport Set LKL as destination Airport Get more information about Lakselv Airport, Banak
797.24 miles (156.49 km) WSWHammerfest Airport (HFT)Hammerfest, Finnmark, NorwayView Hammerfest Airport on a map Set HFT as destination Airport Set HFT as destination Airport Get more information about Hammerfest Airport
8101.99 miles (164.13 km) SSEKirkenes Airport, Høybuktmoen (KKN)Kirkenes, Finnmark, NorwayView Kirkenes Airport, Høybuktmoen on a map Set KKN as destination Airport Set KKN as destination Airport Get more information about Kirkenes Airport, Høybuktmoen
9125.83 miles (202.50 km) WSWAlta Airport (ALF)Alta, NorwayView Alta Airport on a map Set ALF as destination Airport Set ALF as destination Airport Get more information about Alta Airport
10134.74 miles (216.85 km) WSWHasvik Airport (HAA)Hasvik, NorwayView Hasvik Airport on a map Set HAA as destination Airport Set HAA as destination Airport Get more information about Hasvik Airport
11167.36 miles (269.34 km) SIvalo Airport (IVL)Ivalo, FinlandView Ivalo Airport on a map Set IVL as destination Airport Set IVL as destination Airport Get more information about Ivalo Airport
12180.62 miles (290.69 km) WSWSørkjosen Airport (SOJ)Sørkjosen, NorwayView Sørkjosen Airport on a map Set SOJ as destination Airport Set SOJ as destination Airport Get more information about Sørkjosen Airport
13194.18 miles (312.50 km) SEMurmansk Airport (MMK)Murmansk, RussiaView Murmansk Airport on a map Set MMK as destination Airport Set MMK as destination Airport Get more information about Murmansk Airport
14212.04 miles (341.25 km) SSWEnontekiö Airport (ENF)Enontekiö, FinlandView Enontekiö Airport on a map Set ENF as destination Airport Set ENF as destination Airport Get more information about Enontekiö Airport
15226.64 miles (364.74 km) WSWTromsø Airport, Langnes (TOS)Tromsø, NorwayView Tromsø Airport, Langnes on a map Set TOS as destination Airport Set TOS as destination Airport Get more information about Tromsø Airport, Langnes

Map of Furthest Airports from Mehamn Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Mehamn Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
110,383.74 miles (16,710.98 km) SEChatham Islands (CHT)Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New ZealandView Chatham Islands on a map Set CHT as destination Airport Set CHT as destination Airport Get more information about Chatham Islands
210,327.21 miles (16,620.00 km) ESERyan's Creek Aerodrome (SZS)Stewart Island, New ZealandView Ryan's Creek Aerodrome on a map Set SZS as destination Airport Set SZS as destination Airport Get more information about Ryan's Creek Aerodrome
310,305.38 miles (16,584.86 km) SEDunedin International Airport (DUD)Dunedin, Otago, New ZealandView Dunedin International Airport on a map Set DUD as destination Airport Set DUD as destination Airport Get more information about Dunedin International Airport
410,300.49 miles (16,576.99 km) ESEInvercargill Airport (IVC)Invercargill, New ZealandView Invercargill Airport on a map Set IVC as destination Airport Set IVC as destination Airport Get more information about Invercargill Airport
510,260.40 miles (16,512.47 km) SEOamaru Airport (OAM)Oamaru, North Otago, New ZealandView Oamaru Airport on a map Set OAM as destination Airport Set OAM as destination Airport Get more information about Oamaru Airport
610,244.32 miles (16,486.60 km) ESEAlexandra Aerodrome (ALR)Alexandra, New ZealandView Alexandra Aerodrome on a map Set ALR as destination Airport Set ALR as destination Airport Get more information about Alexandra Aerodrome
710,220.26 miles (16,447.88 km) ESEQueenstown Airport (ZQN)Queenstown, New ZealandView Queenstown Airport on a map Set ZQN as destination Airport Set ZQN as destination Airport Get more information about Queenstown Airport
810,220.14 miles (16,447.69 km) SERichard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) (TIU)Timaru, New ZealandView Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) on a map Set TIU as destination Airport Set TIU as destination Airport Get more information about Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport)
910,210.71 miles (16,432.50 km) SEWanaka Airport (WKA)Wanaka, New ZealandView Wanaka Airport on a map Set WKA as destination Airport Set WKA as destination Airport Get more information about Wanaka Airport
1010,204.65 miles (16,422.76 km) SEAshburton Aerodrome (ASG)Ashburton, New ZealandView Ashburton Aerodrome on a map Set ASG as destination Airport Set ASG as destination Airport Get more information about Ashburton Aerodrome
1110,190.90 miles (16,400.62 km) SEChristchurch International Airport (CHC)Christchurch, New ZealandView Christchurch International Airport on a map Set CHC as destination Airport Set CHC as destination Airport Get more information about Christchurch International Airport
1210,182.66 miles (16,387.36 km) ESEMilford Sound Airport (MFN)Milford Sound, New ZealandView Milford Sound Airport on a map Set MFN as destination Airport Set MFN as destination Airport Get more information about Milford Sound Airport
1310,174.74 miles (16,374.62 km) SEGlentanner Aerodrome (GTN)Mount Cook, New ZealandView Glentanner Aerodrome on a map Set GTN as destination Airport Set GTN as destination Airport Get more information about Glentanner Aerodrome
1410,165.89 miles (16,360.38 km) SEMount Cook Airport (MON)Mount Cook, New ZealandView Mount Cook Airport on a map Set MON as destination Airport Set MON as destination Airport Get more information about Mount Cook Airport
1510,144.17 miles (16,325.42 km) SEFox Glacier Aerodrome (FGL)Fox Glacier, New ZealandView Fox Glacier Aerodrome on a map Set FGL as destination Airport Set FGL as destination Airport Get more information about Fox Glacier Aerodrome