About this route:

A direct, nonstop flight between RAF Binbrook (GSY), Grimsby, England, United Kingdom and RAF Cottesmore (OKH), Oakham, England, United Kingdom would travel a Great Circle distance of 53 miles (or 85 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 RAF Binbrook and RAF Cottesmore, the route shown on this map most likely still appears to be a straight line.

Departure Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: GSY / EGXB
Airport Name: RAF Binbrook
Location: Grimsby, England, United Kingdom
GPS Coordinates: 53°26'44"N by 0°12'32"W
Operator/Owner: Ministry of Defence
Airport Type: Military
# of Runways: 3
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Arrival Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: OKH / EGXJ
Airport Name: RAF Cottesmore
Location: Oakham, England, United Kingdom
GPS Coordinates: 52°43'45"N by 0°39'5"W
Operator/Owner: Ministry of Defence
Airport Type: Military
Elevation: 463 feet (141 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about RAF Binbrook (GSY):

  • From 1965, Binbrook was the home to the English Electric Lightnings of 5 Squadron, joined by the similarly equipped 11 Squadron in 1972.
  • RAF Binbrook (GSY) has 3 runways.
  • The closest airport to RAF Binbrook (GSY) is Humberside Airport (HUY), which is located only 11 miles (17 kilometers) NNW of GSY.
  • In 1989 RAF Binbrook alongside RAF Little Rissington served as the USAAF airbase for filming for the 1990 movie Memphis Belle.
  • The furthest airport from RAF Binbrook (GSY) is Dunedin International Airport (DUD), which is located 11,764 miles (18,933 kilometers) away in Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand.
  • RAF Binbrook was opened as a Bomber Command station in June 1940 during the Second World War home to No.

Facts about RAF Cottesmore (OKH):

  • The furthest airport from RAF Cottesmore (OKH) is Dunedin International Airport (DUD), which is located 11,813 miles (19,011 kilometers) away in Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand.
  • RAF Cottesmore (OKH) currently has only 1 runway.
  • These units remained in residence until a few days before the outbreak of war in 1939 when they were sent to RAF Cranfield to serve as a pool providing replacements for combat losses.
  • The closest airport to RAF Cottesmore (OKH) is East Midlands Airport (EMA), which is located 29 miles (47 kilometers) WNW of OKH.
  • Because of RAF Cottesmore's relatively low elevation of 463 feet, planes can take off or land at RAF Cottesmore 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.
  • Cottesmore was officially handed back to the RAF on 1 July 1945.

Map of Nearest Airports to RAF Binbrook:

List of Nearest Airports to RAF Binbrook:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
110.63 miles (17.11 km) NNWHumberside Airport (HUY)North Lincolnshire, United KingdomView Humberside Airport on a map Set HUY as origin Airport Set HUY as destination Airport Get more information about Humberside Airport
224.44 miles (39.33 km) SRAF Coningsby (QCY)Coningsby, England, United KingdomView RAF Coningsby on a map Set QCY as origin Airport Set QCY as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Coningsby
332.78 miles (52.75 km) WRobin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield (DSA)Doncaster, England, United KingdomView Robin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield on a map Set DSA as origin Airport Set DSA as destination Airport Get more information about Robin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield
448.71 miles (78.39 km) WSheffield City Heliport (SZD)Sheffield, England, United KingdomView Sheffield City Heliport on a map Set SZD as origin Airport Set SZD as destination Airport Get more information about Sheffield City Heliport
552.79 miles (84.96 km) SSWRAF Cottesmore (OKH)Oakham, England, United KingdomView RAF Cottesmore on a map Set OKH as origin Airport Set OKH as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Cottesmore
662.88 miles (101.20 km) SWEast Midlands Airport (EMA)Castle Donington, Leicestershire, United KingdomView East Midlands Airport on a map Set EMA as origin Airport Set EMA as destination Airport Get more information about East Midlands Airport
763.49 miles (102.18 km) SSERAF Marham (KNF)Marham, Norfolk, East Anglia, United KingdomView RAF Marham on a map Set KNF as origin Airport Set KNF as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Marham
866.16 miles (106.48 km) WNWLeeds Bradford International Airport (LBA)Leeds / Bradford, West Yorkshire, England, United KingdomView Leeds Bradford International Airport on a map Set LBA as origin Airport Set LBA as destination Airport Get more information about Leeds Bradford International Airport
974.80 miles (120.37 km) SRAF AlconburyUSAAF Station 102 (AYH)Alconbury, England, United KingdomView RAF AlconburyUSAAF Station 102 on a map Set AYH as origin Airport Set AYH as destination Airport Get more information about RAF AlconburyUSAAF Station 102
1078.46 miles (126.26 km) SSERAF Lakenheath (LKZ)Lakenheath, England, United KingdomView RAF Lakenheath on a map Set LKZ as origin Airport Set LKZ as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Lakenheath
1180.02 miles (128.78 km) SSERAF Mildenhall (MHZ)Mildenhall, Suffolk, England, United KingdomView RAF Mildenhall on a map Set MHZ as origin Airport Set MHZ as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Mildenhall
1281.65 miles (131.40 km) SENorwich International Airport (NWI)Norwich, England, United KingdomView Norwich International Airport on a map Set NWI as origin Airport Set NWI as destination Airport Get more information about Norwich International Airport
1381.90 miles (131.80 km) SEColtishall (IATA off-point) (CLF)Coltishall, United KingdomView Coltishall (IATA off-point) on a map Set CLF as origin Airport Set CLF as destination Airport Get more information about Coltishall (IATA off-point)
1482.42 miles (132.64 km) SSWSywell Aerodrome (ORM)Northampton / Peterborough, United KingdomView Sywell Aerodrome on a map Set ORM as origin Airport Set ORM as destination Airport Get more information about Sywell Aerodrome
1585.35 miles (137.35 km) WManchester Airport (MAN)Manchester, United KingdomView Manchester Airport on a map Set MAN as origin Airport Set MAN as destination Airport Get more information about Manchester Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from RAF Binbrook:

List of Furthest Airports from RAF Binbrook:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,764.44 miles (18,932.98 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
211,751.19 miles (18,911.66 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
311,749.59 miles (18,909.08 km) SSWChatham 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
411,733.53 miles (18,883.24 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
511,732.58 miles (18,881.71 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
611,700.95 miles (18,830.81 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
711,695.95 miles (18,822.77 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)
811,684.39 miles (18,804.15 km) SSEAshburton 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
911,673.65 miles (18,786.88 km) SSEChristchurch 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
1011,672.10 miles (18,784.38 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
1111,669.71 miles (18,780.52 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
1211,645.41 miles (18,741.42 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
1311,637.23 miles (18,728.27 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
1411,628.91 miles (18,714.87 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
1511,623.98 miles (18,706.94 km) SSEKaikoura 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

Map of Nearest Airports to RAF Cottesmore:

List of Nearest Airports to RAF Cottesmore:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
129.13 miles (46.88 km) WNWEast Midlands Airport (EMA)Castle Donington, Leicestershire, United KingdomView East Midlands Airport on a map Set EMA as destination Airport Set EMA as destination Airport Get more information about East Midlands Airport
229.84 miles (48.03 km) SSWSywell Aerodrome (ORM)Northampton / Peterborough, United KingdomView Sywell Aerodrome on a map Set ORM as destination Airport Set ORM as destination Airport Get more information about Sywell Aerodrome
331.05 miles (49.97 km) SERAF AlconburyUSAAF Station 102 (AYH)Alconbury, England, United KingdomView RAF AlconburyUSAAF Station 102 on a map Set AYH as destination Airport Set AYH as destination Airport Get more information about RAF AlconburyUSAAF Station 102
432.25 miles (51.90 km) NERAF Coningsby (QCY)Coningsby, England, United KingdomView RAF Coningsby on a map Set QCY as destination Airport Set QCY as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Coningsby
542.65 miles (68.64 km) SWCoventry Airport (CVT)Coventry, West Midlands, England, United KingdomView Coventry Airport on a map Set CVT as destination Airport Set CVT as destination Airport Get more information about Coventry Airport
647.86 miles (77.02 km) SMilton Keynes Airport (KYN)Milton Keynes, England, United KingdomView Milton Keynes Airport on a map Set KYN as destination Airport Set KYN as destination Airport Get more information about Milton Keynes Airport
749.81 miles (80.17 km) WSWBirmingham Airport (BHX)Birmingham, England, United KingdomView Birmingham Airport on a map Set BHX as destination Airport Set BHX as destination Airport Get more information about Birmingham Airport
850.23 miles (80.84 km) SECambridge International Airport (CBG)Cambridge, England, United KingdomView Cambridge International Airport on a map Set CBG as destination Airport Set CBG as destination Airport Get more information about Cambridge International Airport
950.65 miles (81.51 km) ERAF Marham (KNF)Marham, Norfolk, East Anglia, United KingdomView RAF Marham on a map Set KNF as destination Airport Set KNF as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Marham
1052.79 miles (84.96 km) NNERAF Binbrook (GSY)Grimsby, England, United KingdomView RAF Binbrook on a map Set GSY as destination Airport Set GSY as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Binbrook
1153.57 miles (86.21 km) NNWRobin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield (DSA)Doncaster, England, United KingdomView Robin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield on a map Set DSA as destination Airport Set DSA as destination Airport Get more information about Robin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield
1253.82 miles (86.62 km) ESERAF Mildenhall (MHZ)Mildenhall, Suffolk, England, United KingdomView RAF Mildenhall on a map Set MHZ as destination Airport Set MHZ as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Mildenhall
1355.11 miles (88.69 km) SEDuxford Aerodrome (QFO)Duxford, England, United KingdomView Duxford Aerodrome on a map Set QFO as destination Airport Set QFO as destination Airport Get more information about Duxford Aerodrome
1455.19 miles (88.83 km) NNWSheffield City Heliport (SZD)Sheffield, England, United KingdomView Sheffield City Heliport on a map Set SZD as destination Airport Set SZD as destination Airport Get more information about Sheffield City Heliport
1555.37 miles (89.11 km) ESERAF Lakenheath (LKZ)Lakenheath, England, United KingdomView RAF Lakenheath on a map Set LKZ as destination Airport Set LKZ as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Lakenheath

Map of Furthest Airports from RAF Cottesmore:

List of Furthest Airports from RAF Cottesmore:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,812.79 miles (19,010.80 km) SEDunedin 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
211,794.87 miles (18,981.96 km) SERyan'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
311,791.33 miles (18,976.26 km) SSWChatham 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
411,782.96 miles (18,962.79 km) SEOamaru 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
511,778.53 miles (18,955.65 km) SEInvercargill 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
611,749.23 miles (18,908.50 km) SEAlexandra 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
711,746.96 miles (18,904.85 km) SERichard 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)
811,736.04 miles (18,887.28 km) SSEAshburton 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
911,725.89 miles (18,870.94 km) SSEChristchurch 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
1011,719.87 miles (18,861.25 km) SEQueenstown 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
1111,718.41 miles (18,858.90 km) SEWanaka 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
1211,695.74 miles (18,822.43 km) SEGlentanner 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
1311,687.67 miles (18,809.44 km) SEMount 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
1411,676.72 miles (18,791.82 km) SSEKaikoura 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
1511,676.16 miles (18,790.91 km) SEMilford 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