About this route:

A direct, nonstop flight between Cologne/Bonn Airport (CGN), Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany and Kapiti Coast Airport (PPQ), Paraparaumu Beach, New Zealand would travel a Great Circle distance of 11,536 miles (or 18,566 kilometers).

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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: PPQ / NZPP
Airport Name: Kapiti Coast Airport
Location: Paraparaumu Beach, New Zealand
GPS Coordinates: 40°54'16"S by 174°59'21"E
Airport Type: Attended, Uncontrolled, Certificated Aerodrome
Elevation: 22 feet (7 meters)
# of Runways: 3
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Facts about Cologne/Bonn Airport (CGN):

  • Cologne/Bonn Airport (CGN) has 3 runways.
  • In addition to being known as "Cologne/Bonn Airport", another name for CGN is "Flughafen Köln/Bonn".
  • Cologne/Bonn Airport handled 9,280,070 passengers last year.
  • In the late 1990s the Airport started an expansion program.
  • 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.
  • In April 2014 Ryanair announced the opening of their fifth German base at Cologne/Bonn Airport for October 2014.
  • 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.

Facts about Kapiti Coast Airport (PPQ):

  • The furthest airport from Kapiti Coast Airport (PPQ) is Salamanca-Matacán Airport (SLM), which is nearly antipodal to Kapiti Coast Airport (meaning Kapiti Coast Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Salamanca-Matacán Airport), and is located 12,411 miles (19,973 kilometers) away in Salamanca, Spain.
  • The original runway dimensions were 1350 m x 45 m with an 85 m starter extension available on runway 16, nearly touching Kapiti Road, which runs past the aerodrome.
  • Kapiti Coast Airport (PPQ) has 3 runways.
  • Because of Kapiti Coast Airport's relatively low elevation of 22 feet, planes can take off or land at Kapiti Coast 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 Kapiti Coast Airport (PPQ) is Wellington International Airport (WLG), which is located 31 miles (49 kilometers) SSW of PPQ.
  • This re-development was spurred by interest from Air New Zealand to operate Q300 aircraft.
  • As recently as 1992, alternate sites for a new airport for Wellington were investigated, including Paraparaumu, but a decision was made to upgrade Wellington Airport's existing site.

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 Kapiti Coast Airport:

List of Nearest Airports to Kapiti Coast Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
130.72 miles (49.44 km) SSWWellington 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
233.97 miles (54.67 km) EHood 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
352.09 miles (83.83 km) NEPalmerston 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
465.15 miles (104.85 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
571.97 miles (115.82 km) SWWoodbourne 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
695.99 miles (154.47 km) WSWNelson 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
7105.11 miles (169.16 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
8114.04 miles (183.53 km) WTakaka 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
9127.11 miles (204.57 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
10137.85 miles (221.85 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
11140.43 miles (226.00 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
12160.48 miles (258.26 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
13185.98 miles (299.31 km) WSWWestport 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
14205.71 miles (331.06 km) NNERotorua International Airport (ROT)Rotorua, New ZealandView Rotorua International Airport on a map Set ROT as destination Airport Set ROT as destination Airport Get more information about Rotorua International Airport
15210.70 miles (339.10 km) NHamilton International Airport (HLZ)Hamilton, New ZealandView Hamilton International Airport on a map Set HLZ as destination Airport Set HLZ as destination Airport Get more information about Hamilton International Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Kapiti Coast Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Kapiti Coast Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,410.95 miles (19,973.45 km) ESalamanca-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
212,380.82 miles (19,924.94 km) NValladolid 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
312,355.17 miles (19,883.66 km) WNWAdolfo 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]
412,350.11 miles (19,875.53 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
512,326.97 miles (19,838.29 km) NEBragança 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
612,315.78 miles (19,820.28 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
712,313.18 miles (19,816.10 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
812,299.90 miles (19,794.73 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
912,293.41 miles (19,784.28 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
1012,284.90 miles (19,770.58 km) NNWCiudad Real Central Airport (CQM)Ciudad Real, SpainView Ciudad Real Central Airport on a map Set CQM as destination Airport Set CQM as destination Airport Get more information about Ciudad Real Central Airport
1112,267.81 miles (19,743.07 km) NEBadajoz Airport (BJZ)Badajoz, SpainView Badajoz Airport on a map Set BJZ as destination Airport Set BJZ as destination Airport Get more information about Badajoz Airport
1212,261.24 miles (19,732.50 km) NWLogroño–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
1312,256.52 miles (19,724.90 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
1412,252.28 miles (19,718.09 km) ENEBraga 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
1512,252.17 miles (19,717.91 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