About this route:

A direct, nonstop flight between Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport (BLQ), Bologna, Italy and Wellington International Airport (WLG), Wellington, New Zealand would travel a Great Circle distance of 11,576 miles (or 18,629 kilometers).

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Departure Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: BLQ / LIPE
Airport Names:
  1. Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport
  2. Aeroporto di Bologna-Guglielmo Marconi
Location: Bologna, Italy
GPS Coordinates: 44°32'7"N by 11°17'19"E
Area Served: Bologna, Italy
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 123 feet (37 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Arrival Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: WLG / NZWN
Airport Name: Wellington International Airport
Location: Wellington, New Zealand
GPS Coordinates: 41°19'37"S by 174°48'19"E
Area Served: Wellington, New Zealand
Operator/Owner: Infratil, Wellington City Council
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 42 feet (13 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport (BLQ):

  • The airport has 5,100 parking spaces, with different rates for short, or long stay.
  • Because of Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport's relatively low elevation of 123 feet, planes can take off or land at Bologna Guglielmo Marconi 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 "Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport", another name for BLQ is "Aeroporto di Bologna-Guglielmo Marconi".
  • The closest airport to Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport (BLQ) is Forlì Airport (FRL), which is located 45 miles (73 kilometers) ESE of BLQ.
  • Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport (BLQ) currently has only 1 runway.
  • Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport handled 6,193,783 passengers last year.
  • The furthest airport from Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport (BLQ) is Chatham Islands (CHT), which is nearly antipodal to Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport (meaning Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Chatham Islands), and is located 12,050 miles (19,392 kilometers) away in Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New Zealand.

Facts about Wellington International Airport (WLG):

  • Because of Wellington International Airport's relatively low elevation of 42 feet, planes can take off or land at Wellington 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 closest airport to Wellington International Airport (WLG) is Kapiti Coast Airport (PPQ), which is located 31 miles (49 kilometers) NNE of WLG.
  • The furthest airport from Wellington International Airport (WLG) is Salamanca-Matacán Airport (SLM), which is nearly antipodal to Wellington International Airport (meaning Wellington International Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Salamanca-Matacán Airport), and is located 12,406 miles (19,966 kilometers) away in Salamanca, Spain.
  • According to WIAL in 2009, the forthcoming Boeing 787 and Airbus A350 were originally predicted to have improved runway performance over existing long haul aircraft, opening up the possibility of direct air links to Asia and the Americas if commercially viable.
  • At 2,081 metres, Wellington's runway is shorter than some New Zealand domestic airport runways.
  • Wellington International Airport (WLG) currently has only 1 runway.
  • A proposal to relocate the terminal from the east side to the site of the Miramar Golf Course was put forward in 1956.

Map of Nearest Airports to Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport:

List of Nearest Airports to Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
145.16 miles (72.69 km) ESEForlì Airport (FRL)Forlì, Emilia-Romagna, ItalyView Forlì Airport on a map Set FRL as origin Airport Set FRL as destination Airport Get more information about Forlì Airport
250.30 miles (80.95 km) SFlorence Airport, Peretola (FLR)Florence, ItalyView Florence Airport, Peretola on a map Set FLR as origin Airport Set FLR as destination Airport Get more information about Florence Airport, Peretola
352.67 miles (84.77 km) WNWParma Airport (PMF)Parma, ItalyView Parma Airport on a map Set PMF as origin Airport Set PMF as destination Airport Get more information about Parma Airport
462.63 miles (100.79 km) NNWVerona Airport (VRN)Verona, ItalyView Verona Airport on a map Set VRN as origin Airport Set VRN as destination Airport Get more information about Verona Airport
565.43 miles (105.31 km) NNEPadua “Gino Allegri” Airport (QPA)Padua, ItalyView Padua “Gino Allegri” Airport on a map Set QPA as origin Airport Set QPA as destination Airport Get more information about Padua “Gino Allegri” Airport
672.67 miles (116.95 km) NVicenza “Tommaso Dal Molin” Airport (VIC)Vicenza, ItalyView Vicenza “Tommaso Dal Molin” Airport on a map Set VIC as origin Airport Set VIC as destination Airport Get more information about Vicenza “Tommaso Dal Molin” Airport
773.74 miles (118.68 km) SWPisa International Airport (PSA)Pisa, ItalyView Pisa International Airport on a map Set PSA as origin Airport Set PSA as destination Airport Get more information about Pisa International Airport
874.43 miles (119.78 km) ESEFederico Fellini International Airport (RMI)Rimini, ItalyView Federico Fellini International Airport on a map Set RMI as origin Airport Set RMI as destination Airport Get more information about Federico Fellini International Airport
977.44 miles (124.63 km) NWBrescia Airport Gabriele D'Annunzio (VBS)Brescia, ItalyView Brescia Airport Gabriele D'Annunzio on a map Set VBS as origin Airport Set VBS as destination Airport Get more information about Brescia Airport Gabriele D'Annunzio
1081.15 miles (130.60 km) WNWPiacenza-San Damiano Air Base (QPZ)Piacenza, ItalyView Piacenza-San Damiano Air Base on a map Set QPZ as origin Airport Set QPZ as destination Airport Get more information about Piacenza-San Damiano Air Base
1184.77 miles (136.43 km) NEVenice Marco Polo Airport (VCE)Venice, ItalyView Venice Marco Polo Airport on a map Set VCE as origin Airport Set VCE as destination Airport Get more information about Venice Marco Polo Airport
1288.39 miles (142.25 km) SSiena-Ampugnano Airport (SAY)Siena, ItalyView Siena-Ampugnano Airport on a map Set SAY as origin Airport Set SAY as destination Airport Get more information about Siena-Ampugnano Airport
1388.91 miles (143.09 km) NNETreviso-Sant'Angelo Airport (TSF)Treviso, ItalyView Treviso-Sant'Angelo Airport on a map Set TSF as origin Airport Set TSF as destination Airport Get more information about Treviso-Sant'Angelo Airport
14110.15 miles (177.27 km) NWIl Caravaggio International Airport (BGY)Bergamo (near Milan), ItalyView Il Caravaggio International Airport on a map Set BGY as origin Airport Set BGY as destination Airport Get more information about Il Caravaggio International Airport
15116.70 miles (187.81 km) SSEPerugia San Francesco d'Assisi – Umbria International Airport (PEG)Perugia, ItalyView Perugia San Francesco d'Assisi – Umbria International Airport on a map Set PEG as origin Airport Set PEG as destination Airport Get more information about Perugia San Francesco d'Assisi – Umbria International Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,049.83 miles (19,392.27 km) EChatham 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
211,639.78 miles (18,732.36 km) ESEGisborne Airport (GIS)Gisborne, New ZealandView Gisborne Airport on a map Set GIS as origin Airport Set GIS as destination Airport Get more information about Gisborne Airport
311,619.49 miles (18,699.70 km) ESEHawke's Bay Airport (NPE)Napier, New ZealandView Hawke's Bay Airport on a map Set NPE as origin Airport Set NPE as destination Airport Get more information about Hawke's Bay Airport
411,606.87 miles (18,679.39 km) ESEHood Aerodrome (MRO)Masterton, New ZealandView Hood Aerodrome on a map Set MRO as origin Airport Set MRO as destination Airport Get more information about Hood Aerodrome
511,587.81 miles (18,648.72 km) ESEPalmerston North Airport (PMR)Palmerston North, New ZealandView Palmerston North Airport on a map Set PMR as origin Airport Set PMR as destination Airport Get more information about Palmerston North Airport
611,575.65 miles (18,629.15 km) EWellington International Airport (WLG)Wellington, New ZealandView Wellington International Airport on a map Set WLG as origin Airport Set WLG as destination Airport Get more information about Wellington International Airport
711,573.93 miles (18,626.38 km) EKapiti Coast Airport (PPQ)Paraparaumu Beach, New ZealandView Kapiti Coast Airport on a map Set PPQ as origin Airport Set PPQ as destination Airport Get more information about Kapiti Coast Airport
811,563.00 miles (18,608.80 km) ESEWhakatane Airport (WHK)Whakatane, New ZealandView Whakatane Airport on a map Set WHK as origin Airport Set WHK as destination Airport Get more information about Whakatane Airport
911,557.38 miles (18,599.75 km) ESETaupo AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Taupō (TUO)Taupo, New ZealandView Taupo AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Taupō on a map Set TUO as origin Airport Set TUO as destination Airport Get more information about Taupo AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Taupō
1011,548.91 miles (18,586.13 km) ESEWanganui Airport (WAG)Wanganui, New ZealandView Wanganui Airport on a map Set WAG as origin Airport Set WAG as destination Airport Get more information about Wanganui Airport
1111,544.02 miles (18,578.25 km) ESERotorua International Airport (ROT)Rotorua, New ZealandView Rotorua International Airport on a map Set ROT as origin Airport Set ROT as destination Airport Get more information about Rotorua International Airport
1211,540.01 miles (18,571.81 km) EKaikoura Aerodrome (KBZ)Kaikoura, New ZealandView Kaikoura Aerodrome on a map Set KBZ as origin Airport Set KBZ as destination Airport Get more information about Kaikoura Aerodrome
1311,534.54 miles (18,563.00 km) EWoodbourne Airport (BHE)Blenheim, New ZealandView Woodbourne Airport on a map Set BHE as origin Airport Set BHE as destination Airport Get more information about Woodbourne Airport
1411,521.29 miles (18,541.68 km) ESETauranga Airport (TRG)Tauranga, New ZealandView Tauranga Airport on a map Set TRG as origin Airport Set TRG as destination Airport Get more information about Tauranga Airport
1511,504.03 miles (18,513.90 km) EChristchurch 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

Map of Nearest Airports to Wellington International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports to Wellington International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
130.72 miles (49.44 km) NNEKapiti Coast Airport (PPQ)Paraparaumu Beach, New ZealandView Kapiti Coast Airport on a map Set PPQ as destination Airport Set PPQ as destination Airport Get more information about Kapiti Coast Airport
249.48 miles (79.63 km) ENEHood Aerodrome (MRO)Masterton, New ZealandView Hood Aerodrome on a map Set MRO as destination Airport Set MRO as destination Airport Get more information about Hood Aerodrome
350.21 miles (80.80 km) WSWWoodbourne Airport (BHE)Blenheim, New ZealandView Woodbourne Airport on a map Set BHE as destination Airport Set BHE as destination Airport Get more information about Woodbourne Airport
481.48 miles (131.12 km) NNEPalmerston North Airport (PMR)Palmerston North, New ZealandView Palmerston North Airport on a map Set PMR as destination Airport Set PMR as destination Airport Get more information about Palmerston North Airport
582.24 miles (132.35 km) WNelson AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Whakatū (NSN)Nelson, New ZealandView Nelson AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Whakatū on a map Set NSN as destination Airport Set NSN as destination Airport Get more information about Nelson AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Whakatū
695.01 miles (152.91 km) NWanganui Airport (WAG)Wanganui, New ZealandView Wanganui Airport on a map Set WAG as destination Airport Set WAG as destination Airport Get more information about Wanganui Airport
795.18 miles (153.18 km) WMotueka Aerodrome (MZP)Motueka, New ZealandView Motueka Aerodrome on a map Set MZP as destination Airport Set MZP as destination Airport Get more information about Motueka Aerodrome
897.89 miles (157.55 km) SWKaikoura Aerodrome (KBZ)Kaikoura, New ZealandView Kaikoura Aerodrome on a map Set KBZ as destination Airport Set KBZ as destination Airport Get more information about Kaikoura Aerodrome
9108.14 miles (174.03 km) WNWTakaka Aerodrome (KTF)Takaka, New ZealandView Takaka Aerodrome on a map Set KTF as destination Airport Set KTF as destination Airport Get more information about Takaka Aerodrome
10163.57 miles (263.25 km) NNWNew Plymouth Airport (NPL)New Plymouth, New ZealandView New Plymouth Airport on a map Set NPL as destination Airport Set NPL as destination Airport Get more information about New Plymouth Airport
11168.27 miles (270.80 km) NEHawke's Bay Airport (NPE)Napier, New ZealandView Hawke's Bay Airport on a map Set NPE as destination Airport Set NPE as destination Airport Get more information about Hawke's Bay Airport
12169.16 miles (272.24 km) WWestport Airport (WSZ)Westport, New ZealandView Westport Airport on a map Set WSZ as destination Airport Set WSZ as destination Airport Get more information about Westport Airport
13189.10 miles (304.33 km) SWChristchurch 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
14191.15 miles (307.63 km) NNETaupo AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Taupō (TUO)Taupo, New ZealandView Taupo AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Taupō on a map Set TUO as destination Airport Set TUO as destination Airport Get more information about Taupo AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Taupō
15201.76 miles (324.70 km) WSWGreymouth 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

Map of Furthest Airports from Wellington International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Wellington International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,406.34 miles (19,966.01 km) NNESalamanca-Matacán Airport (SLM)Salamanca, SpainView Salamanca-Matacán Airport on a map Set SLM as destination Airport Set SLM as destination Airport Get more information about Salamanca-Matacán Airport
212,405.18 miles (19,964.15 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
312,350.49 miles (19,876.14 km) ENEBragança 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
412,346.47 miles (19,869.66 km) NNELeón 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
512,333.02 miles (19,848.02 km) NWAdolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport[1] (MAD)Madrid, SpainView Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport[1] on a map Set MAD as destination Airport Set MAD as destination Airport Get more information about Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport[1]
612,328.95 miles (19,841.47 km) WNWMadrid–Torrejón Airport (TOJ)Torrejón de Ardoz, SpainView Madrid–Torrejón Airport on a map Set TOJ as destination Airport Set TOJ as destination Airport Get more information about Madrid–Torrejón Airport
712,328.68 miles (19,841.03 km) NWBurgos 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
812,305.70 miles (19,804.05 km) EVila 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
912,296.53 miles (19,789.29 km) ENECovilhã Airport (COV)Covilhã, PortugalView Covilhã Airport on a map Set COV as destination Airport Set COV as destination Airport Get more information about Covilhã Airport
1012,276.46 miles (19,756.99 km) NNEAsturias 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
1112,275.65 miles (19,755.70 km) NNWSantander 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
1212,270.72 miles (19,747.76 km) NWVitoria-Gasteiz Airport (VIT)Vitoria-Gasteiz, SpainView Vitoria-Gasteiz Airport on a map Set VIT as destination Airport Set VIT as destination Airport Get more information about Vitoria-Gasteiz Airport
1312,269.52 miles (19,745.84 km) WNWLogroño–Agoncillo Airport (RJL)Logroño, SpainView Logroño–Agoncillo Airport on a map Set RJL as destination Airport Set RJL as destination Airport Get more information about Logroño–Agoncillo Airport
1412,267.55 miles (19,742.66 km) EBraga 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
1512,257.32 miles (19,726.19 km) NWBilbao 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