About this route:

A direct, nonstop flight between Cologne/Bonn Airport (CGN), Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany and Ryan's Creek Aerodrome (SZS), Stewart Island, New Zealand would travel a Great Circle distance of 11,532 miles (or 18,559 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: SZS / NZRC
Airport Name: Ryan's Creek Aerodrome
Location: Stewart Island, New Zealand
GPS Coordinates: 46°53'58"S by 168°6'6"E
Operator/Owner: South East Air
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 288 feet (88 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Cologne/Bonn Airport (CGN):

  • Terminal 2 is the newer one and located to the north of Terminal 1.
  • Cologne/Bonn Airport handled 9,280,070 passengers last year.
  • Coinciding with the start of several low-cost airlines in Germany, Cologne/Bonn opened new capacities.
  • 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.
  • Cologne/Bonn Airport (CGN) has 3 runways.
  • Ryanair and Norwegian began service to Cologne/Bonn in May 2012.
  • 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.
  • 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 1986 Cologne/Bonn Airport was chosen by United Parcel Service as the location for their European hub.
  • The closest airport to Cologne/Bonn Airport (CGN) is Düsseldorf Airport (DUS), which is located 34 miles (54 kilometers) NNW of CGN.
  • In addition to being known as "Cologne/Bonn Airport", another name for CGN is "Flughafen Köln/Bonn".

Facts about Ryan's Creek Aerodrome (SZS):

  • In 1990 a hill at one end of the strip was leveled.
  • The closest airport to Ryan's Creek Aerodrome (SZS) is Invercargill Airport (IVC), which is located 35 miles (57 kilometers) NNE of SZS.
  • The furthest airport from Ryan's Creek Aerodrome (SZS) is A Coruña Airport (LCG), which is nearly antipodal to Ryan's Creek Aerodrome (meaning Ryan's Creek Aerodrome is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from A Coruña Airport), and is located 12,135 miles (19,529 kilometers) away in A Coruña, Spain.
  • Because of Ryan's Creek Aerodrome's relatively low elevation of 288 feet, planes can take off or land at Ryan's Creek Aerodrome 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.
  • Ryan's Creek Aerodrome (SZS) currently has only 1 runway.

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 Ryan's Creek Aerodrome:

List of Nearest Airports to Ryan's Creek Aerodrome:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
135.14 miles (56.55 km) NNEInvercargill 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
2120.34 miles (193.66 km) ENEDunedin 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
3131.60 miles (211.80 km) NNEAlexandra 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
4133.36 miles (214.62 km) NNEQueenstown 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
5154.07 miles (247.95 km) NMilford 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
6160.20 miles (257.82 km) NNEWanaka 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
7195.63 miles (314.84 km) NEOamaru 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
8228.96 miles (368.47 km) NNEGlentanner 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
9234.47 miles (377.35 km) NERichard 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)
10237.92 miles (382.90 km) NNEMount 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
11255.21 miles (410.72 km) NNEFox 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
12273.79 miles (440.61 km) NEAshburton 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
13319.36 miles (513.96 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
14321.87 miles (518.00 km) NNEHokitika 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
15342.05 miles (550.48 km) NNEGreymouth 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 Ryan's Creek Aerodrome:

List of Furthest Airports from Ryan's Creek Aerodrome:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,134.74 miles (19,528.92 km) NWA 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
212,111.96 miles (19,492.27 km) NNWSantiago 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
312,106.13 miles (19,482.88 km) NWTresco Heliport (TSO)Tresco, Isles of Scilly, United KingdomView Tresco Heliport on a map Set TSO as destination Airport Set TSO as destination Airport Get more information about Tresco Heliport
412,106.07 miles (19,482.77 km) NWSt Mary's Airport (ISC)St Mary's, Isles of Scilly, United KingdomView St Mary's Airport on a map Set ISC as destination Airport Set ISC as destination Airport Get more information about St Mary's Airport
512,089.84 miles (19,456.66 km) NNWBantry Aerodrome (BYT)Bantry, County Cork, IrelandView Bantry Aerodrome on a map Set BYT as destination Airport Set BYT as destination Airport Get more information about Bantry Aerodrome
612,076.24 miles (19,434.78 km) NNWVigo 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
712,076.07 miles (19,434.51 km) NWLand's End Airport (LEQ)Land's End, Cornwall, England, United KingdomView Land's End Airport on a map Set LEQ as destination Airport Set LEQ as destination Airport Get more information about Land's End Airport
812,073.07 miles (19,429.67 km) WNWBrest 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
912,070.18 miles (19,425.03 km) NWAsturias 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
1012,068.12 miles (19,421.72 km) WNWQuimper - 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
1112,062.63 miles (19,412.88 km) NNWCork Airport (ORK)Cork, IrelandView Cork Airport on a map Set ORK as destination Airport Set ORK as destination Airport Get more information about Cork Airport
1212,056.75 miles (19,403.41 km) NNWKerry Airport (KIR)Tralee, County Kerry, IrelandView Kerry Airport on a map Set KIR as destination Airport Set KIR as destination Airport Get more information about Kerry Airport
1312,043.61 miles (19,382.27 km) WNWMorlaix - Ploujean Airport (MXN)Morlaix, FranceView Morlaix - Ploujean Airport on a map Set MXN as destination Airport Set MXN as destination Airport Get more information about Morlaix - Ploujean Airport
1412,038.24 miles (19,373.62 km) NWNewquay Cornwall Airport (NQY)Newquay, England, United KingdomView Newquay Cornwall Airport on a map Set NQY as destination Airport Set NQY as destination Airport Get more information about Newquay Cornwall Airport
1512,036.47 miles (19,370.77 km) WNWLorient South Brittany Airport (LRT)Lorient, FranceView Lorient South Brittany Airport on a map Set LRT as destination Airport Set LRT as destination Airport Get more information about Lorient South Brittany Airport