About this route:

A direct, nonstop flight between Alta Airport (ALF), Alta, Norway and Oamaru Airport (OAM), Oamaru, North Otago, New Zealand would travel a Great Circle distance of 10,386 miles (or 16,715 kilometers).

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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: OAM / NZOU
Airport Name: Oamaru Airport
Location: Oamaru, North Otago, New Zealand
GPS Coordinates: 44°58'11"S by 171°4'54"E
Operator/Owner: Waitaki District Council
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 99 feet (30 meters)
# of Runways: 3
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Facts about Alta Airport (ALF):

  • Activity at Alta Airport peaked in the following years.
  • Construction started in February 1962 and cost NOK 3.2 million.
  • The closest airport to Alta Airport (ALF) is Lakselv Airport, Banak (LKL), which is located 38 miles (62 kilometers) E of ALF.
  • Alta Airport (ALF) currently has only 1 runway.
  • 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.
  • The airbus bus is operated by Boreal Transport and takes ten minutes to the town center.
  • In addition to being known as "Alta Airport", another name for ALF is "Alta lufthavn".
  • A proposal by a consultant company, ordered by the Ministry of Transport and Communications in 2011, suggested that starting in 2013 the subsidized routes in Finnmark should follow a coastal route, leaving those to Kirkenes and the county capital of Vadsø as the only subsidized routes remaining at Alta.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Alta Airport handled 353,051 passengers last year.

Facts about Oamaru Airport (OAM):

  • Oamaru Airport is an airport located 20 km north of Oamaru just alongside of state highway 1, at Pururi in the North Otago region and the Waitaki District of New Zealand.
  • Because of Oamaru Airport's relatively low elevation of 99 feet, planes can take off or land at Oamaru 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.
  • On 10 December 1960 South Pacific Airlines of New Zealand commenced a Douglas DC-3 service linking Oamaru north to Timaru and Christchurch and south to Alexandra and Invercargill.
  • The North Otago Aero Club has been operating from the Oamaru Airport since 1956, and offers charter flights to Dunedin, Christchurch and Queenstown International Airports.
  • The closest airport to Oamaru Airport (OAM) is Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) (TIU), which is located 47 miles (75 kilometers) N of OAM.
  • The furthest airport from Oamaru Airport (OAM) is A Coruña Airport (LCG), which is nearly antipodal to Oamaru Airport (meaning Oamaru Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from A Coruña Airport), and is located 12,318 miles (19,825 kilometers) away in A Coruña, Spain.
  • Oamaru Airport (OAM) has 3 runways.

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 Oamaru Airport:

List of Nearest Airports to Oamaru Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
146.64 miles (75.06 km) NRichard 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)
278.84 miles (126.87 km) SSWDunedin 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
381.71 miles (131.49 km) NNEAshburton 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
484.99 miles (136.77 km) WSWAlexandra 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
587.23 miles (140.39 km) NNWGlentanner 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
691.54 miles (147.32 km) WWanaka 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
795.36 miles (153.46 km) NNWMount 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
8114.51 miles (184.28 km) WQueenstown 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
9116.70 miles (187.81 km) NNWFox 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
10124.98 miles (201.14 km) NEChristchurch 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
11155.98 miles (251.02 km) NHokitika Airport (HKK)Hokitika, New ZealandView Hokitika Airport on a map Set HKK as destination Airport Set HKK as destination Airport Get more information about Hokitika Airport
12156.13 miles (251.26 km) WMilford 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
13166.68 miles (268.25 km) SWInvercargill 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
14173.39 miles (279.05 km) NGreymouth Airport (GMN)Greymouth, New ZealandView Greymouth Airport on a map Set GMN as destination Airport Set GMN as destination Airport Get more information about Greymouth Airport
15195.63 miles (314.84 km) SWRyan'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

Map of Furthest Airports from Oamaru Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Oamaru Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,318.47 miles (19,824.60 km) NNWA Coruña Airport (LCG)A Coruña, SpainView A Coruña Airport on a map Set LCG as destination Airport Set LCG as destination Airport Get more information about A Coruña Airport
212,291.36 miles (19,780.97 km) NSantiago de Compostela Airport (SCQ)Santiago de Compostela, SpainView Santiago de Compostela Airport on a map Set SCQ as destination Airport Set SCQ as destination Airport Get more information about Santiago de Compostela Airport
312,264.19 miles (19,737.26 km) WNWAsturias Airport (OVD)Oviedo, Asturias, SpainView Asturias Airport on a map Set OVD as destination Airport Set OVD as destination Airport Get more information about Asturias Airport
412,246.87 miles (19,709.37 km) NVigo Airport (VGO)Vigo, Galicia, SpainView Vigo Airport on a map Set VGO as destination Airport Set VGO as destination Airport Get more information about Vigo Airport
512,205.41 miles (19,642.65 km) NWLeón Airport (LEN)León, SpainView León Airport on a map Set LEN as destination Airport Set LEN as destination Airport Get more information about León Airport
612,201.84 miles (19,636.91 km) NBraga Airport (BGZ)Braga, PortugalView Braga Airport on a map Set BGZ as destination Airport Set BGZ as destination Airport Get more information about Braga Airport
712,194.78 miles (19,625.55 km) NNWBragança Airport (BGC)Bragança, PortugalView Bragança Airport on a map Set BGC as destination Airport Set BGC as destination Airport Get more information about Bragança Airport
812,178.49 miles (19,599.33 km) NFrancisco Sá Carneiro Airport (OPO)Porto, PortugalView Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport on a map Set OPO as destination Airport Set OPO as destination Airport Get more information about Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport
912,174.62 miles (19,593.10 km) NNWVila Real Airport (VRL)Vila Real, PortugalView Vila Real Airport on a map Set VRL as destination Airport Set VRL as destination Airport Get more information about Vila Real Airport
1012,162.73 miles (19,573.98 km) WNWSantander Airport (SDR)Santander, Cantabria, SpainView Santander Airport on a map Set SDR as destination Airport Set SDR as destination Airport Get more information about Santander Airport
1112,132.55 miles (19,525.41 km) NWValladolid International Airport (VLL)Valladolid, SpainView Valladolid International Airport on a map Set VLL as destination Airport Set VLL as destination Airport Get more information about Valladolid International Airport
1212,129.97 miles (19,521.25 km) NWQuimper - Cornouaille Airport (UIP)Quimper, FranceView Quimper - Cornouaille Airport on a map Set UIP as destination Airport Set UIP as destination Airport Get more information about Quimper - Cornouaille Airport
1312,117.45 miles (19,501.09 km) WNWBilbao Airport (BIO)Bilbao, SpainView Bilbao Airport on a map Set BIO as destination Airport Set BIO as destination Airport Get more information about Bilbao Airport
1412,116.15 miles (19,499.01 km) WNWBurgos Airport (RGS)Burgos, SpainView Burgos Airport on a map Set RGS as destination Airport Set RGS as destination Airport Get more information about Burgos Airport
1512,115.81 miles (19,498.45 km) NWBrest Bretagne Airport (BES)Brest, FranceView Brest Bretagne Airport on a map Set BES as destination Airport Set BES as destination Airport Get more information about Brest Bretagne Airport