About this route:

A direct, nonstop flight between West Houston Airport (IWS), Houston, Texas, United States and Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport (CCK), Cocos Islands, Australia would travel a Great Circle distance of 10,979 miles (or 17,668 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 large distance between West Houston Airport and Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport, the route shown on this map most likely appears curved because of this reason.

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Departure Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: IWS / KIWS
Airport Name: West Houston Airport
Location: Houston, Texas, United States
GPS Coordinates: 29°49'5"N by 95°40'20"W
Area Served: Houston, Texas
Operator/Owner: West Houston Airport Corp.
Airport Type: Public use
Elevation: 111 feet (34 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Arrival Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: CCK /
Airport Names:
  1. Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport
  2. Lapangan Terbang Pulu Koko
  3. YPCC
Location: Cocos Islands, Australia
GPS Coordinates: 12°11'18"S by 96°49'50"E
Operator/Owner: Toll Remote Logistics
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 10 feet (3 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about West Houston Airport (IWS):

  • On January 3, 2012, a pilot flying a 1985 Cessna 172P with a 180 HP engine from West Houston Airport to Lone Star Executive Airport reported losing power to her aircraft.
  • West Houston Airport (IWS) currently has only 1 runway.
  • The closest airport to West Houston Airport (IWS) is Andrau Airpark (AAP), which is located only 9 miles (14 kilometers) SE of IWS.
  • The furthest airport from West Houston Airport (IWS) is Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport (CCK), which is located 10,979 miles (17,668 kilometers) away in Cocos Islands, Australia.
  • West Houston Airport is a privately owned, public use use airport in Harris County, Texas, United States.
  • Because of West Houston Airport's relatively low elevation of 111 feet, planes can take off or land at West Houston 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 Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport (CCK):

  • The furthest airport from Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport (CCK) is Corn Island International Airport (RNI), which is nearly antipodal to Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport (meaning Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Corn Island International Airport), and is located 12,429 miles (20,003 kilometers) away in Corn Island, Nicaragua.
  • Because of Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport's relatively low elevation of 10 feet, planes can take off or land at Cocos (Keeling) Island 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.
  • Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport handled 15,712 passengers last year.
  • Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport (CCK) currently has only 1 runway.
  • The closest airport to Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport (CCK) is Christmas Island Airport (XCH), which is located 612 miles (985 kilometers) E of CCK.
  • Service including flight to Jakarta Airport are also planned.
  • In addition to being known as "Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport", other names for CCK include "Lapangan Terbang Pulu Koko" and "YPCC".

Map of Nearest Airports to West Houston Airport:

List of Nearest Airports to West Houston Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
18.83 miles (14.21 km) SEAndrau Airpark (AAP)Houston, Texas, United StatesView Andrau Airpark on a map Set AAP as origin Airport Set AAP as destination Airport Get more information about Andrau Airpark
213.58 miles (21.86 km) SSugar Land Regional Airport (SGR)Sugar Land, Texas (near Houston), United StatesView Sugar Land Regional Airport on a map Set SGR as origin Airport Set SGR as destination Airport Get more information about Sugar Land Regional Airport
318.29 miles (29.44 km) NNEDavid Wayne Hooks Memorial Airport (DWH)Houston, Texas, United StatesView David Wayne Hooks Memorial Airport on a map Set DWH as origin Airport Set DWH as destination Airport Get more information about David Wayne Hooks Memorial Airport
422.91 miles (36.88 km) ENEGeorge Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH)Houston, Texas, United StatesView George Bush Intercontinental Airport on a map Set IAH as origin Airport Set IAH as destination Airport Get more information about George Bush Intercontinental Airport
526.46 miles (42.59 km) ESEWilliam P. Hobby Airport (HOU)Houston, Texas, United StatesView William P. Hobby Airport on a map Set HOU as origin Airport Set HOU as destination Airport Get more information about William P. Hobby Airport
634.10 miles (54.88 km) ESEEllington Field Joint Reserve BaseEllington Air Force BaseEllington Field (EFD)Houston, Texas, United StatesView Ellington Field Joint Reserve BaseEllington Air Force BaseEllington Field on a map Set EFD as origin Airport Set EFD as destination Airport Get more information about Ellington Field Joint Reserve BaseEllington Air Force BaseEllington Field
740.00 miles (64.38 km) NNELone Star Executive Airport (CXO)Houston, Texas, United StatesView Lone Star Executive Airport on a map Set CXO as origin Airport Set CXO as destination Airport Get more information about Lone Star Executive Airport
843.21 miles (69.54 km) EBaytown Airport (HPY)Baytown, Texas, United StatesView Baytown Airport on a map Set HPY as origin Airport Set HPY as destination Airport Get more information about Baytown Airport
948.56 miles (78.15 km) SWWharton Regional Airport (WHT)Wharton, Texas, United StatesView Wharton Regional Airport on a map Set WHT as origin Airport Set WHT as destination Airport Get more information about Wharton Regional Airport
1050.64 miles (81.50 km) SSETexas Gulf Coast Regional Airport (LJN)Angleton / Lake Jackson, Texas, United StatesView Texas Gulf Coast Regional Airport on a map Set LJN as origin Airport Set LJN as destination Airport Get more information about Texas Gulf Coast Regional Airport
1159.50 miles (95.76 km) SBay City Municipal Airport (BBC)Bay City, Texas, United StatesView Bay City Municipal Airport on a map Set BBC as origin Airport Set BBC as destination Airport Get more information about Bay City Municipal Airport
1261.99 miles (99.76 km) SEScholes International Airport at Galveston (GLS)Galveston, Texas, United StatesView Scholes International Airport at Galveston on a map Set GLS as origin Airport Set GLS as destination Airport Get more information about Scholes International Airport at Galveston
1364.36 miles (103.58 km) NBruce Brothers Huntsville Regional Airport (HTV)Huntsville, Texas, United StatesView Bruce Brothers Huntsville Regional Airport on a map Set HTV as origin Airport Set HTV as destination Airport Get more information about Bruce Brothers Huntsville Regional Airport
1467.36 miles (108.40 km) NWEasterwood Airport (CLL)College Station, Texas, United StatesView Easterwood Airport on a map Set CLL as origin Airport Set CLL as destination Airport Get more information about Easterwood Airport
1573.41 miles (118.14 km) NNWCoulter Field (CFD)Bryan, Texas, United StatesView Coulter Field on a map Set CFD as origin Airport Set CFD as destination Airport Get more information about Coulter Field

Map of Furthest Airports from West Houston Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from West Houston Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
110,978.58 miles (17,668.27 km) SWCocos (Keeling) Island Airport (CCK)Cocos Islands, AustraliaView Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport on a map Set CCK as origin Airport Set CCK as destination Airport Get more information about Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport
210,952.82 miles (17,626.82 km) ESESir Gaëtan Duval Airport (RRG)Rodrigues Island, MauritiusView Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport on a map Set RRG as origin Airport Set RRG as destination Airport Get more information about Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport
310,653.72 miles (17,145.45 km) ESESir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport (MRU)Plaisance, MauritiusView Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport on a map Set MRU as origin Airport Set MRU as destination Airport Get more information about Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport
410,634.50 miles (17,114.52 km) WShark Bay Airport (MJK)Monkey Mia, Western Australia, AustraliaView Shark Bay Airport on a map Set MJK as origin Airport Set MJK as destination Airport Get more information about Shark Bay Airport
510,622.80 miles (17,095.70 km) WKalbarri Airport (KAX)Kalbarri, Western Australia, AustraliaView Kalbarri Airport on a map Set KAX as origin Airport Set KAX as destination Airport Get more information about Kalbarri Airport
610,615.95 miles (17,084.67 km) WSWMargaret River Airport (MGV)Margaret River, Western Australia, AustraliaView Margaret River Airport on a map Set MGV as origin Airport Set MGV as destination Airport Get more information about Margaret River Airport
710,610.33 miles (17,075.63 km) WGeraldton Airport (GET)Geraldton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Geraldton Airport on a map Set GET as origin Airport Set GET as destination Airport Get more information about Geraldton Airport
810,609.04 miles (17,073.55 km) WCarnarvon Airport (CVQ)Carnarvon, Western Australia, AustraliaView Carnarvon Airport on a map Set CVQ as origin Airport Set CVQ as destination Airport Get more information about Carnarvon Airport
910,604.64 miles (17,066.48 km) WJurien Bay Airport (JUR)Jurien Bay, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jurien Bay Airport on a map Set JUR as origin Airport Set JUR as destination Airport Get more information about Jurien Bay Airport
1010,598.75 miles (17,056.99 km) WSWBusselton Regional Airport (BQB)Busselton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Busselton Regional Airport on a map Set BQB as origin Airport Set BQB as destination Airport Get more information about Busselton Regional Airport
1110,586.79 miles (17,037.74 km) WSWRottnest Airport (RTS)Rottnest Island, Western Australia, AustraliaView Rottnest Airport on a map Set RTS as origin Airport Set RTS as destination Airport Get more information about Rottnest Airport
1210,582.60 miles (17,030.99 km) WSWBunbury Airport (BUY)Bunbury, Western Australia, AustraliaView Bunbury Airport on a map Set BUY as origin Airport Set BUY as destination Airport Get more information about Bunbury Airport
1310,567.23 miles (17,006.26 km) WSWJandakot Airport (JAD)Jandakot, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jandakot Airport on a map Set JAD as origin Airport Set JAD as destination Airport Get more information about Jandakot Airport
1410,561.50 miles (16,997.04 km) WSWPerth Airport (PER)Perth, Western Australia, AustraliaView Perth Airport on a map Set PER as origin Airport Set PER as destination Airport Get more information about Perth Airport
1510,558.05 miles (16,991.49 km) WMullewa Airport (MXU)Mullewa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Mullewa Airport on a map Set MXU as origin Airport Set MXU as destination Airport Get more information about Mullewa Airport

Map of Nearest Airports to Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport:

List of Nearest Airports to Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
1612.09 miles (985.06 km) EChristmas Island Airport (XCH)Christmas Island, AustraliaView Christmas Island Airport on a map Set XCH as destination Airport Set XCH as destination Airport Get more information about Christmas Island Airport
2687.48 miles (1,106.39 km) NNEFatmawati Soekarno Airport (BKS)Bengkulu, IndonesiaView Fatmawati Soekarno Airport on a map Set BKS as destination Airport Set BKS as destination Airport Get more information about Fatmawati Soekarno Airport
3724.29 miles (1,165.62 km) NNERokot Airport (RKI)Sipura, IndonesiaView Rokot Airport on a map Set RKI as destination Airport Set RKI as destination Airport Get more information about Rokot Airport
4744.96 miles (1,198.90 km) NERadin Inten II Airport (RIA II) (TKG)Bandar Lampung, Sumatra, IndonesiaView Radin Inten II Airport (RIA II) on a map Set TKG as destination Airport Set TKG as destination Airport Get more information about Radin Inten II Airport (RIA II)
5766.37 miles (1,233.35 km) NNEDepati Parbo Airport (KRC)Kerinci, IndonesiaView Depati Parbo Airport on a map Set KRC as destination Airport Set KRC as destination Airport Get more information about Depati Parbo Airport
6776.56 miles (1,249.76 km) NEGunung Batin Airport (AKQ)Astraksetra, IndonesiaView Gunung Batin Airport on a map Set AKQ as destination Airport Set AKQ as destination Airport Get more information about Gunung Batin Airport
7790.06 miles (1,271.47 km) ENESoekarno–Hatta International Airport (CGK)Jakarta, IndonesiaView Soekarno–Hatta International Airport on a map Set CGK as destination Airport Set CGK as destination Airport Get more information about Soekarno–Hatta International Airport
8798.57 miles (1,285.17 km) ENEHalim Perdanakusuma Airport (HLP)Jakarta, IndonesiaView Halim Perdanakusuma Airport on a map Set HLP as destination Airport Set HLP as destination Airport Get more information about Halim Perdanakusuma Airport
9818.01 miles (1,316.45 km) ENEHusein Sastranegara International Airport (HSA) (BDO)Bandung, IndonesiaView Husein Sastranegara International Airport (HSA) on a map Set BDO as destination Airport Set BDO as destination Airport Get more information about Husein Sastranegara International Airport (HSA)
10822.51 miles (1,323.70 km) NNEMinangkabau International Airport (MIA) (PDG)Ketaping, West Sumatra, IndonesiaView Minangkabau International Airport (MIA) on a map Set PDG as destination Airport Set PDG as destination Airport Get more information about Minangkabau International Airport (MIA)
11837.69 miles (1,348.12 km) NESultan Mahmud Badaruddin II International Airport (SMB II) (PLM)Palembang, Sumatra, IndonesiaView Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II International Airport (SMB II) on a map Set PLM as destination Airport Set PLM as destination Airport Get more information about Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II International Airport (SMB II)
12845.98 miles (1,361.46 km) ENECibeureum Airfield (TSY)Tasikmalaya, West Java, IndonesiaView Cibeureum Airfield on a map Set TSY as destination Airport Set TSY as destination Airport Get more information about Cibeureum Airfield
13865.56 miles (1,392.97 km) NNESultan Thaha Airport (DJB)Jambi, IndonesiaView Sultan Thaha Airport on a map Set DJB as destination Airport Set DJB as destination Airport Get more information about Sultan Thaha Airport
14881.53 miles (1,418.68 km) ENEPenggung Airport/Chakrabhuwana Airport (CBN)Cirebon, Java, IndonesiaView Penggung Airport/Chakrabhuwana Airport on a map Set CBN as destination Airport Set CBN as destination Airport Get more information about Penggung Airport/Chakrabhuwana Airport
15888.98 miles (1,430.67 km) ENETunggul Wulung Airport (CXP)Cilacap, Java Island, IndonesiaView Tunggul Wulung Airport on a map Set CXP as destination Airport Set CXP as destination Airport Get more information about Tunggul Wulung Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,429.35 miles (20,003.05 km) WCorn Island International Airport (RNI)Corn Island, NicaraguaView Corn Island International Airport on a map Set RNI as destination Airport Set RNI as destination Airport Get more information about Corn Island International Airport
212,393.72 miles (19,945.71 km) ENEBluefields Airport (BEF)Bluefields, NicaraguaView Bluefields Airport on a map Set BEF as destination Airport Set BEF as destination Airport Get more information about Bluefields Airport
312,334.67 miles (19,850.68 km) WNWGustavo Rojas Pinilla International Airport (ADZ)San Andres Island, ColombiaView Gustavo Rojas Pinilla International Airport on a map Set ADZ as destination Airport Set ADZ as destination Airport Get more information about Gustavo Rojas Pinilla International Airport
412,334.66 miles (19,850.66 km) NNEBarra del Colorado Airport (BCL)Barra del Colorado, Costa RicaView Barra del Colorado Airport on a map Set BCL as destination Airport Set BCL as destination Airport Get more information about Barra del Colorado Airport
512,322.47 miles (19,831.04 km) NNETortuguero Airport (TTQ)Tortuguero, Costa RicaView Tortuguero Airport on a map Set TTQ as destination Airport Set TTQ as destination Airport Get more information about Tortuguero Airport
612,308.22 miles (19,808.11 km) NPuerto Cabezas Airport (PUZ)Puerto Cabezas, NicaraguaView Puerto Cabezas Airport on a map Set PUZ as destination Airport Set PUZ as destination Airport Get more information about Puerto Cabezas Airport
712,294.03 miles (19,785.27 km) NNEGuápiles Airport (GPL)Guápiles, Costa RicaView Guápiles Airport on a map Set GPL as destination Airport Set GPL as destination Airport Get more information about Guápiles Airport
812,290.48 miles (19,779.56 km) WNWEl Embrujo Airport (PVA)Providencia Island, ColombiaView El Embrujo Airport on a map Set PVA as destination Airport Set PVA as destination Airport Get more information about El Embrujo Airport
912,285.60 miles (19,771.70 km) NESiuna Airport (SIU)Siuna, NicaraguaView Siuna Airport on a map Set SIU as destination Airport Set SIU as destination Airport Get more information about Siuna Airport
1012,282.34 miles (19,766.46 km) NLimón International Airport (LIO)Puerto Limón, Costa RicaView Limón International Airport on a map Set LIO as destination Airport Set LIO as destination Airport Get more information about Limón International Airport
1112,275.37 miles (19,755.25 km) NEBonanza Airport (BZA)Bonanza, RAAN, NicaraguaView Bonanza Airport on a map Set BZA as destination Airport Set BZA as destination Airport Get more information about Bonanza Airport
1212,269.58 miles (19,745.93 km) NNEJuan Santamaría International Airport (SJO) (SJO)San José, Costa RicaView Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO) on a map Set SJO as destination Airport Set SJO as destination Airport Get more information about Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO)
1312,269.18 miles (19,745.29 km) NNETobías Bolaños International Airport (SYQ)San José, Costa RicaView Tobías Bolaños International Airport on a map Set SYQ as destination Airport Set SYQ as destination Airport Get more information about Tobías Bolaños International Airport
1412,252.52 miles (19,718.48 km) NNEWaspam Airport (WSP)Waspam, NicaraguaView Waspam Airport on a map Set WSP as destination Airport Set WSP as destination Airport Get more information about Waspam Airport
1512,243.55 miles (19,704.03 km) NNWChanguinola "Capitan Manuel Niño" International Airport (CHX)Changuinola, Bocas del Toro, PanamaView Changuinola Capitan Manuel Niño International Airport on a map Set CHX as destination Airport Set CHX as destination Airport Get more information about Changuinola Capitan Manuel Niño International Airport