About this route:

A direct, nonstop flight between Cologne/Bonn Airport (CGN), Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany and Düsseldorf Mönchengladbach Airport (MGL), Mönchengladbach, Germany would travel a Great Circle distance of 37 miles (or 60 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 Cologne/Bonn Airport and Düsseldorf Mönchengladbach Airport, the route shown on this map most likely still appears to be a straight line.

Departure Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: CGN / EDDK
Airport Names:
  1. Cologne/Bonn Airport
  2. Flughafen Köln/Bonn
Location: Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
GPS Coordinates: 50°51'56"N by 7°8'34"E
Area Served: Cologne and Bonn
Operator/Owner: Flughafen Köln/Bonn GmbH
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 302 feet (92 meters)
# of Runways: 3
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Arrival Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: MGL / EDLN
Airport Names:
  1. Düsseldorf Mönchengladbach Airport
  2. Verkehrslandeplatz Mönchengladbach
Location: Mönchengladbach, Germany
GPS Coordinates: 51°13'49"N by 6°30'15"E
Area Served: Mönchengladbach, Germany
Operator/Owner: Düsseldorf Airport
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 125 feet (38 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Cologne/Bonn Airport (CGN):

  • Cologne/Bonn Airport (CGN) has 3 runways.
  • Cologne/Bonn Airport station is a railway station on a loop off the Cologne–Frankfurt high-speed line that connects Cologne Bonn Airport to long-distance trains at least once an hour per direction, most of them ICE services.
  • Cologne/Bonn Airport handled 9,280,070 passengers last year.
  • The closest airport to Cologne/Bonn Airport (CGN) is Düsseldorf Airport (DUS), which is located 34 miles (54 kilometers) NNW of CGN.
  • The furthest airport from Cologne/Bonn Airport (CGN) is Chatham Islands (CHT), which is located 11,921 miles (19,185 kilometers) away in Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New Zealand.
  • Coinciding with the start of several low-cost airlines in Germany, Cologne/Bonn opened new capacities.
  • In April 2014 Ryanair announced the opening of their fifth German base at Cologne/Bonn Airport for October 2014.
  • Terminal 2 is the newer one and located to the north of Terminal 1.
  • In addition to being known as "Cologne/Bonn Airport", another name for CGN is "Flughafen Köln/Bonn".
  • Because of Cologne/Bonn Airport's relatively low elevation of 302 feet, planes can take off or land at Cologne/Bonn 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.

Facts about Düsseldorf Mönchengladbach Airport (MGL):

  • The furthest airport from Düsseldorf Mönchengladbach Airport (MGL) is Chatham Islands (CHT), which is located 11,906 miles (19,161 kilometers) away in Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New Zealand.
  • From 1996 until 2002 the Belgian airline VLM operated direct services to London City Airport with Fokker 50 aeroplanes providing up to 24 weekly flights in each direction.
  • In addition to being known as "Düsseldorf Mönchengladbach Airport", another name for MGL is "Verkehrslandeplatz Mönchengladbach".
  • The closest airport to Düsseldorf Mönchengladbach Airport (MGL) is Düsseldorf Airport (DUS), which is located only 12 miles (19 kilometers) ENE of MGL.
  • Düsseldorf Mönchengladbach Airport (MGL) currently has only 1 runway.
  • Because of Düsseldorf Mönchengladbach Airport's relatively low elevation of 125 feet, planes can take off or land at Düsseldorf Mönchengladbach 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 to Cologne/Bonn Airport:

List of Nearest Airports to Cologne/Bonn Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
133.51 miles (53.94 km) NNWDüsseldorf Airport (DUS)Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, GermanyView Düsseldorf Airport on a map Set DUS as origin Airport Set DUS as destination Airport Get more information about Düsseldorf Airport
237.46 miles (60.28 km) NWDüsseldorf Mönchengladbach Airport (MGL)Mönchengladbach, GermanyView Düsseldorf Mönchengladbach Airport on a map Set MGL as origin Airport Set MGL as destination Airport Get more information about Düsseldorf Mönchengladbach Airport
341.83 miles (67.31 km) WMerzbrück Airfield (AAH)Aachen, GermanyView Merzbrück Airfield on a map Set AAH as origin Airport Set AAH as destination Airport Get more information about Merzbrück Airfield
442.50 miles (68.40 km) ESESiegerland Airport (SGE)Burbach, GermanyView Siegerland Airport on a map Set SGE as origin Airport Set SGE as destination Airport Get more information about Siegerland Airport
548.38 miles (77.86 km) WNATO Air Base Geilenkirchen E–3A Component (GKE)Geilenkirchen, North Rhine-Westphalia, GermanyView NATO Air Base Geilenkirchen E–3A Component on a map Set GKE as origin Airport Set GKE as destination Airport Get more information about NATO Air Base Geilenkirchen E–3A Component
649.45 miles (79.59 km) NNEDortmund Airport (DTM)Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia, GermanyView Dortmund Airport on a map Set DTM as origin Airport Set DTM as destination Airport Get more information about Dortmund Airport
759.63 miles (95.96 km) WMaastricht Aachen Airport (MST)Maastricht, Limburg, NetherlandsView Maastricht Aachen Airport on a map Set MST as origin Airport Set MST as destination Airport Get more information about Maastricht Aachen Airport
863.62 miles (102.38 km) SFrankfurt–Hahn Airport (HHN)Rhineland-Palatinate, GermanyView Frankfurt–Hahn Airport on a map Set HHN as origin Airport Set HHN as destination Airport Get more information about Frankfurt–Hahn Airport
964.55 miles (103.88 km) SSWSpangdahlem Air Base (SPM)Spangdahlem, GermanyView Spangdahlem Air Base on a map Set SPM as origin Airport Set SPM as destination Airport Get more information about Spangdahlem Air Base
1066.81 miles (107.53 km) NWWeeze Airport (NRN)Weeze, Niederrhein, GermanyView Weeze Airport on a map Set NRN as origin Airport Set NRN as destination Airport Get more information about Weeze Airport
1168.50 miles (110.25 km) SSWBitburg Airport (BBJ)Bitburg, Rhineland-Palatinate, GermanyView Bitburg Airport on a map Set BBJ as origin Airport Set BBJ as destination Airport Get more information about Bitburg Airport
1275.94 miles (122.22 km) WSWLiège Airport (LGG)Liège, Wallonia, BelgiumView Liège Airport on a map Set LGG as origin Airport Set LGG as destination Airport Get more information about Liège Airport
1376.11 miles (122.49 km) SEMainz Finthen Airport (QMZ)Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate, GermanyView Mainz Finthen Airport on a map Set QMZ as origin Airport Set QMZ as destination Airport Get more information about Mainz Finthen Airport
1476.70 miles (123.44 km) SELucius D. Clay KaserneWiesbaden Army AirfieldWiesbaden Air BaseAdvanced Landing Ground Y-80Fliegerhorst Wiesbaden (WIE)Wiesbaden, Hessen, GermanyView Lucius D. Clay KaserneWiesbaden Army AirfieldWiesbaden Air BaseAdvanced Landing Ground Y-80Fliegerhorst Wiesbaden on a map Set WIE as origin Airport Set WIE as destination Airport Get more information about Lucius D. Clay KaserneWiesbaden Army AirfieldWiesbaden Air BaseAdvanced Landing Ground Y-80Fliegerhorst Wiesbaden
1582.15 miles (132.21 km) NEPaderborn Lippstadt Airport (PAD)Paderborn, GermanyView Paderborn Lippstadt Airport on a map Set PAD as origin Airport Set PAD as destination Airport Get more information about Paderborn Lippstadt Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Cologne/Bonn Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Cologne/Bonn Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,921.13 miles (19,185.15 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
211,591.35 miles (18,654.42 km) ESEOamaru 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
311,590.40 miles (18,652.90 km) ESEDunedin 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
411,584.57 miles (18,643.51 km) ESEChristchurch 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
511,575.25 miles (18,628.52 km) ESEAshburton 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
611,571.72 miles (18,622.82 km) SEKaikoura 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
711,570.07 miles (18,620.17 km) ESERichard 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)
811,559.68 miles (18,603.46 km) SEHood 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
911,553.82 miles (18,594.03 km) SEWellington 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
1011,536.19 miles (18,565.66 km) SEKapiti 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
1111,533.83 miles (18,561.85 km) SEWoodbourne 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
1211,532.26 miles (18,559.33 km) ERyan'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
1311,530.74 miles (18,556.88 km) ESEAlexandra 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
1411,526.72 miles (18,550.41 km) ESEInvercargill 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
1511,521.79 miles (18,542.48 km) SEPalmerston 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

Map of Nearest Airports to Düsseldorf Mönchengladbach Airport:

List of Nearest Airports to Düsseldorf Mönchengladbach Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112.05 miles (19.40 km) ENEDüsseldorf Airport (DUS)Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, GermanyView Düsseldorf Airport on a map Set DUS as destination Airport Set DUS as destination Airport Get more information about Düsseldorf Airport
227.36 miles (44.03 km) SWNATO Air Base Geilenkirchen E–3A Component (GKE)Geilenkirchen, North Rhine-Westphalia, GermanyView NATO Air Base Geilenkirchen E–3A Component on a map Set GKE as destination Airport Set GKE as destination Airport Get more information about NATO Air Base Geilenkirchen E–3A Component
330.08 miles (48.41 km) NNWWeeze Airport (NRN)Weeze, Niederrhein, GermanyView Weeze Airport on a map Set NRN as destination Airport Set NRN as destination Airport Get more information about Weeze Airport
431.33 miles (50.42 km) SSWMerzbrück Airfield (AAH)Aachen, GermanyView Merzbrück Airfield on a map Set AAH as destination Airport Set AAH as destination Airport Get more information about Merzbrück Airfield
537.46 miles (60.28 km) SECologne/Bonn Airport (CGN)Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, GermanyView Cologne/Bonn Airport on a map Set CGN as destination Airport Set CGN as destination Airport Get more information about Cologne/Bonn Airport
638.33 miles (61.69 km) SWMaastricht Aachen Airport (MST)Maastricht, Limburg, NetherlandsView Maastricht Aachen Airport on a map Set MST as destination Airport Set MST as destination Airport Get more information about Maastricht Aachen Airport
745.80 miles (73.71 km) NWVolkel Air Base (UDE)Uden, Noord-Brabant, NetherlandsView Volkel Air Base on a map Set UDE as destination Airport Set UDE as destination Airport Get more information about Volkel Air Base
851.08 miles (82.21 km) WNWEindhoven Airport (EIN)Eindhoven, NetherlandsView Eindhoven Airport on a map Set EIN as destination Airport Set EIN as destination Airport Get more information about Eindhoven Airport
951.76 miles (83.30 km) ENEDortmund Airport (DTM)Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia, GermanyView Dortmund Airport on a map Set DTM as destination Airport Set DTM as destination Airport Get more information about Dortmund Airport
1061.74 miles (99.37 km) SWLiège Airport (LGG)Liège, Wallonia, BelgiumView Liège Airport on a map Set LGG as destination Airport Set LGG as destination Airport Get more information about Liège Airport
1171.68 miles (115.36 km) WNWGilze-Rijen Air Base (GLZ)Breda, NetherlandsView Gilze-Rijen Air Base on a map Set GLZ as destination Airport Set GLZ as destination Airport Get more information about Gilze-Rijen Air Base
1274.09 miles (119.24 km) NNEEnschede Airport Twente (ENS)Enschede, NetherlandsView Enschede Airport Twente on a map Set ENS as destination Airport Set ENS as destination Airport Get more information about Enschede Airport Twente
1375.77 miles (121.94 km) WZoersel-Oostmalle Airfield (OBL)Zoersel / Oostmalle, BelgiumView Zoersel-Oostmalle Airfield on a map Set OBL as destination Airport Set OBL as destination Airport Get more information about Zoersel-Oostmalle Airfield
1477.59 miles (124.88 km) ESESiegerland Airport (SGE)Burbach, GermanyView Siegerland Airport on a map Set SGE as destination Airport Set SGE as destination Airport Get more information about Siegerland Airport
1580.49 miles (129.53 km) NEMünster Osnabrück International Airport (FMO)Greven, North Rhine-Westphalia, GermanyView Münster Osnabrück International Airport on a map Set FMO as destination Airport Set FMO as destination Airport Get more information about Münster Osnabrück International Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Düsseldorf Mönchengladbach Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Düsseldorf Mönchengladbach Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,905.93 miles (19,160.68 km) SSEChatham 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
211,608.70 miles (18,682.34 km) ESEDunedin 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
311,606.46 miles (18,678.74 km) ESEOamaru 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
411,594.42 miles (18,659.37 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
511,587.05 miles (18,647.50 km) ESEAshburton 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
611,583.50 miles (18,641.78 km) ESERichard 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)
711,577.68 miles (18,632.43 km) SEKaikoura 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
811,559.41 miles (18,603.02 km) SEHood 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
911,555.66 miles (18,596.99 km) SEWellington International Airport (WLG)Wellington, New ZealandView Wellington International Airport on a map Set WLG as destination Airport Set WLG as destination Airport Get more information about Wellington International Airport
1011,554.46 miles (18,595.06 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
1111,548.24 miles (18,585.04 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
1211,547.73 miles (18,584.22 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
1311,537.63 miles (18,567.97 km) SEWoodbourne 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
1411,536.98 miles (18,566.93 km) SEKapiti 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
1511,524.08 miles (18,546.17 km) ESEGlentanner 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