About this route:

A direct, nonstop flight between Melaka International Airport (MKZ), Batu Berendam, Malaysia and Cotopaxi International Airport (LTX), Latacunga, Ecuador would travel a Great Circle distance of 12,326 miles (or 19,836 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 Melaka International Airport and Cotopaxi International Airport, the route shown on this map most likely appears curved because of this reason.

Try it at home! Get a globe and tightly lay a string between Melaka International Airport and Cotopaxi International Airport. You'll see that it will travel the same route of the red line on this map!

The distance between MKZ and LTX makes them almost exactly antipodal (the exact opposite side of the world) to each other. Nonstop flights between Melaka International Airport and Cotopaxi International Airport would be very impractical for the airlines, because only a lightly loaded Boeing 777-200LR would be able to make the trip. Since airlines need to be able to take as many people and cargo as possible in order to make a profit, the odds of ever seeing a nonstop flight between MKZ and LTX are slim to none. However, you'll still be able to get from Batu Berendam, Malaysia and Latacunga, Ecuador by taking some connecting flights!

Did you know that one full circling of the Earth (measuring from the equator) is about 24,901.5 miles (or 40,075 kilometers), which means if you were 12,450 miles from any given point on the planet, the distance back to your starting point would be about the same -- in any direction! The same can be said for a nonstop flight between MKZ and LTX!

Departure Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: MKZ / WMKM
Airport Names:
  1. Melaka International Airport
  2. Lapangan Terbang Antarabangsa Melaka
Location: Batu Berendam, Malaysia
GPS Coordinates: 2°15'47"N by 102°15'8"E
Area Served: Malacca & Northern Johor, Peninsular Malaysia
Operator/Owner: Government of Malaysia
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 40 feet (12 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Arrival Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: LTX /
Airport Names:
  1. Cotopaxi International Airport
  2. Aeropuerto Internacional Cotopaxi
  3. SELT
Location: Latacunga, Ecuador
GPS Coordinates: 0°54'24"S by 78°36'56"W
Area Served: Latacunga, Ecuador
Operator/Owner: Ecuadorian Air Force
Airport Type: Public / Military
Elevation: 9205 feet (2,806 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Melaka International Airport (MKZ):

  • Because of Melaka International Airport's relatively low elevation of 40 feet, planes can take off or land at Melaka International 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.
  • Melaka International Airport (MKZ) currently has only 1 runway.
  • Currently, the airport services Sky Aviation which operates flights from Pekanbaru 5 times per week by Sky Aviation from Pekan Baru.
  • Melaka International Airport handled 34,355 passengers last year.
  • The airport and particularly its control tower bears historical significance as it was the same tower which guided the plane of Tunku Abdul Rahman, the first Prime Minister of Malaysia, to land from London on 20 February 1956.
  • In addition to being known as "Melaka International Airport", another name for MKZ is "Lapangan Terbang Antarabangsa Melaka".
  • The closest airport to Melaka International Airport (MKZ) is Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL), which is located 51 miles (82 kilometers) NW of MKZ.
  • On May 2009, the new terminal was officially opened.
  • The furthest airport from Melaka International Airport (MKZ) is Col. Edmundo Carvajal Airport (XMS), which is nearly antipodal to Melaka International Airport (meaning Melaka International Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Col. Edmundo Carvajal Airport), and is located 12,411 miles (19,973 kilometers) away in Macas, Ecuador.

Facts about Cotopaxi International Airport (LTX):

  • Because of Cotopaxi International Airport's high elevation of 9,205 feet, planes must typically fly at a faster airspeed in order to takeoff or land at LTX. Combined with a high temperature, this could make LTX a "Hot & High" airport, where the air density is lower than it would otherwise be at sea level.
  • The closest airport to Cotopaxi International Airport (LTX) is Chachoan Airport (ATF), which is located 21 miles (34 kilometers) S of LTX.
  • The furthest airport from Cotopaxi International Airport (LTX) is Sultan Syarif Kasim II International Airport (PKU), which is nearly antipodal to Cotopaxi International Airport (meaning Cotopaxi International Airport is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Sultan Syarif Kasim II International Airport), and is located 12,406 miles (19,965 kilometers) away in Pekanbaru, Sumatra, Indonesia.
  • Cotopaxi International Airport (LTX) currently has only 1 runway.
  • In addition to being known as "Cotopaxi International Airport", other names for LTX include "Aeropuerto Internacional Cotopaxi" and "SELT".

Map of Nearest Airports to Melaka International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports to Melaka International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
150.65 miles (81.52 km) NWKuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL)Sepang (near Kuala Lumpur), MalaysiaView Kuala Lumpur International Airport on a map Set KUL as origin Airport Set KUL as destination Airport Get more information about Kuala Lumpur International Airport
271.76 miles (115.49 km) NNW KA01  KJ15  MR1  Kuala Lumpur Sentral (KL Sentral) 吉隆坡中环广场 (XKL)Kuala Lumpur, MalaysiaView  KA01  KJ15  MR1  Kuala Lumpur Sentral (KL Sentral) 吉隆坡中环广场 on a map Set XKL as origin Airport Set XKL as destination Airport Get more information about  KA01  KJ15  MR1  Kuala Lumpur Sentral (KL Sentral) 吉隆坡中环广场
372.38 miles (116.49 km) SWPinang Kampai Airport (DUM)Dumai, Sumatra, IndonesiaView Pinang Kampai Airport on a map Set DUM as origin Airport Set DUM as destination Airport Get more information about Pinang Kampai Airport
477.21 miles (124.25 km) NWSultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport (SZB)Subang (near Kuala Lumpur), MalaysiaView Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport on a map Set SZB as origin Airport Set SZB as destination Airport Get more information about Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport
5106.93 miles (172.09 km) ESESenai International Airport (JHB)Johor Bahru, MalaysiaView Senai International Airport on a map Set JHB as origin Airport Set JHB as destination Airport Get more information about Senai International Airport
6111.25 miles (179.04 km) EMersing Airport (MEP)Johor, MalaysiaView Mersing Airport on a map Set MEP as origin Airport Set MEP as destination Airport Get more information about Mersing Airport
7117.36 miles (188.87 km) ESETengah Air Base (TAB) (TGA)Tengah, SingaporeView Tengah Air Base (TAB) on a map Set TGA as origin Airport Set TGA as destination Airport Get more information about Tengah Air Base (TAB)
8123.27 miles (198.39 km) NNESultan Ahmad Shah Airport / RMAF Kuantan (KUA)Kuantan, Pahang, MalaysiaView Sultan Ahmad Shah Airport / RMAF Kuantan on a map Set KUA as origin Airport Set KUA as destination Airport Get more information about Sultan Ahmad Shah Airport / RMAF Kuantan
9125.94 miles (202.68 km) ESESeletar Airport (XSP)Seletar, SingaporeView Seletar Airport on a map Set XSP as origin Airport Set XSP as destination Airport Get more information about Seletar Airport
10130.32 miles (209.73 km) ESEPaya Lebar Air Base (PLAB) (QPG)Paya Lebar, SingaporeView Paya Lebar Air Base (PLAB) on a map Set QPG as origin Airport Set QPG as destination Airport Get more information about Paya Lebar Air Base (PLAB)
11135.23 miles (217.64 km) ESESingapore Changi Airport (SIN)Changi, SingaporeView Singapore Changi Airport on a map Set SIN as origin Airport Set SIN as destination Airport Get more information about Singapore Changi Airport
12136.46 miles (219.61 km) SSWSultan Syarif Kasim II International Airport (PKU)Pekanbaru, Sumatra, IndonesiaView Sultan Syarif Kasim II International Airport on a map Set PKU as origin Airport Set PKU as destination Airport Get more information about Sultan Syarif Kasim II International Airport
13137.16 miles (220.73 km) ENETioman Airport (TOD)Tioman Island, MalaysiaView Tioman Airport on a map Set TOD as origin Airport Set TOD as destination Airport Get more information about Tioman Airport
14151.12 miles (243.21 km) ESEHang Nadim International Airport (BTH)Batam, Riau Islands, Sumatra, IndonesiaView Hang Nadim International Airport on a map Set BTH as origin Airport Set BTH as destination Airport Get more information about Hang Nadim International Airport
15172.35 miles (277.37 km) NWSitiawan Airport (SWY)Perak, MalaysiaView Sitiawan Airport on a map Set SWY as origin Airport Set SWY as destination Airport Get more information about Sitiawan Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Melaka International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Melaka International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,410.90 miles (19,973.36 km) ECol. Edmundo Carvajal Airport (XMS)Macas, EcuadorView Col. Edmundo Carvajal Airport on a map Set XMS as origin Airport Set XMS as destination Airport Get more information about Col. Edmundo Carvajal Airport
212,380.09 miles (19,923.78 km) SSERio Amazonas Airport (PTZ)Shell Mera, EcuadorView Rio Amazonas Airport on a map Set PTZ as origin Airport Set PTZ as destination Airport Get more information about Rio Amazonas Airport
312,344.41 miles (19,866.35 km) SEChachoan Airport (ATF)Ambato, EcuadorView Chachoan Airport on a map Set ATF as origin Airport Set ATF as destination Airport Get more information about Chachoan Airport
412,341.08 miles (19,860.99 km) ESEMariscal Lamar International Airport (CUE)Cuenca, EcuadorView Mariscal Lamar International Airport on a map Set CUE as origin Airport Set CUE as destination Airport Get more information about Mariscal Lamar International Airport
512,325.55 miles (19,836.00 km) SSECotopaxi International Airport (LTX)Latacunga, EcuadorView Cotopaxi International Airport on a map Set LTX as origin Airport Set LTX as destination Airport Get more information about Cotopaxi International Airport
612,301.77 miles (19,797.72 km) SSWFrancisco de Orellana Airport (OCC)Coca, EcuadorView Francisco de Orellana Airport on a map Set OCC as origin Airport Set OCC as destination Airport Get more information about Francisco de Orellana Airport
712,289.14 miles (19,777.40 km) EJosé Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport (GYE)Santiago de Guayaquil, EcuadorView José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport on a map Set GYE as origin Airport Set GYE as destination Airport Get more information about José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport
812,282.38 miles (19,766.53 km) SSEMariscal Sucre International Airport (UIO)Quito, EcuadorView Mariscal Sucre International Airport on a map Set UIO as origin Airport Set UIO as destination Airport Get more information about Mariscal Sucre International Airport
912,272.81 miles (19,751.12 km) SECamilo Ponce Enriquez Airport (LOH)Loja, EcuadorView Camilo Ponce Enriquez Airport on a map Set LOH as origin Airport Set LOH as destination Airport Get more information about Camilo Ponce Enriquez Airport
1012,263.11 miles (19,735.51 km) SSWLago Agrio Airport (LGQ)Nueva Loja, EcuadorView Lago Agrio Airport on a map Set LGQ as origin Airport Set LGQ as destination Airport Get more information about Lago Agrio Airport
1112,262.88 miles (19,735.15 km) ESESanta Rosa International Airport (ETR)Santa Rosa, El Oro, EcuadorView Santa Rosa International Airport on a map Set ETR as origin Airport Set ETR as destination Airport Get more information about Santa Rosa International Airport
1212,234.41 miles (19,689.32 km) ESECap. FAP Pedro Canga Rodríguez Airport (TBP)Tumbes, PeruView Cap. FAP Pedro Canga Rodríguez Airport on a map Set TBP as origin Airport Set TBP as destination Airport Get more information about Cap. FAP Pedro Canga Rodríguez Airport
1312,230.57 miles (19,683.15 km) ESEReales Tamarindos Airport (PVO)Portoviejo, EcuadorView Reales Tamarindos Airport on a map Set PVO as origin Airport Set PVO as destination Airport Get more information about Reales Tamarindos Airport
1412,227.03 miles (19,677.45 km) SSWTres de Mayo Airport (PUU)Puerto Asís, ColombiaView Tres de Mayo Airport on a map Set PUU as origin Airport Set PUU as destination Airport Get more information about Tres de Mayo Airport
1512,226.46 miles (19,676.54 km) SEJosé María Velasco Ibarra Airport (MRR)Macará, EcuadorView José María Velasco Ibarra Airport on a map Set MRR as origin Airport Set MRR as destination Airport Get more information about José María Velasco Ibarra Airport

Map of Nearest Airports to Cotopaxi International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports to Cotopaxi International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
121.27 miles (34.23 km) SChachoan Airport (ATF)Ambato, EcuadorView Chachoan Airport on a map Set ATF as destination Airport Set ATF as destination Airport Get more information about Chachoan Airport
256.29 miles (90.59 km) SERio Amazonas Airport (PTZ)Shell Mera, EcuadorView Rio Amazonas Airport on a map Set PTZ as destination Airport Set PTZ as destination Airport Get more information about Rio Amazonas Airport
357.64 miles (92.77 km) NNEMariscal Sucre International Airport (UIO)Quito, EcuadorView Mariscal Sucre International Airport on a map Set UIO as destination Airport Set UIO as destination Airport Get more information about Mariscal Sucre International Airport
4102.09 miles (164.29 km) SSECol. Edmundo Carvajal Airport (XMS)Macas, EcuadorView Col. Edmundo Carvajal Airport on a map Set XMS as destination Airport Set XMS as destination Airport Get more information about Col. Edmundo Carvajal Airport
5116.66 miles (187.75 km) ENEFrancisco de Orellana Airport (OCC)Coca, EcuadorView Francisco de Orellana Airport on a map Set OCC as destination Airport Set OCC as destination Airport Get more information about Francisco de Orellana Airport
6123.02 miles (197.97 km) SWJosé Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport (GYE)Santiago de Guayaquil, EcuadorView José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport on a map Set GYE as destination Airport Set GYE as destination Airport Get more information about José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport
7128.56 miles (206.90 km) WReales Tamarindos Airport (PVO)Portoviejo, EcuadorView Reales Tamarindos Airport on a map Set PVO as destination Airport Set PVO as destination Airport Get more information about Reales Tamarindos Airport
8134.15 miles (215.90 km) NNETeniente Coronel Luis A Mantilla International Airport (TUA)Tulcán, EcuadorView Teniente Coronel Luis A Mantilla International Airport on a map Set TUA as destination Airport Set TUA as destination Airport Get more information about Teniente Coronel Luis A Mantilla International Airport
9138.52 miles (222.93 km) NNESan Luis Airport (IPI)Ipiales, ColombiaView San Luis Airport on a map Set IPI as destination Airport Set IPI as destination Airport Get more information about San Luis Airport
10139.02 miles (223.73 km) ENELago Agrio Airport (LGQ)Nueva Loja, EcuadorView Lago Agrio Airport on a map Set LGQ as destination Airport Set LGQ as destination Airport Get more information about Lago Agrio Airport
11139.32 miles (224.22 km) SMariscal Lamar International Airport (CUE)Cuenca, EcuadorView Mariscal Lamar International Airport on a map Set CUE as destination Airport Set CUE as destination Airport Get more information about Mariscal Lamar International Airport
12142.53 miles (229.38 km) WEloy Alfaro International Airport (MEC)Manta, Manabí, EcuadorView Eloy Alfaro International Airport on a map Set MEC as destination Airport Set MEC as destination Airport Get more information about Eloy Alfaro International Airport
13147.82 miles (237.89 km) NNWCarlos Concha Torres International Airport (ESM)Esmeraldas, EcuadorView Carlos Concha Torres International Airport on a map Set ESM as destination Airport Set ESM as destination Airport Get more information about Carlos Concha Torres International Airport
14175.71 miles (282.78 km) ENETres de Mayo Airport (PUU)Puerto Asís, ColombiaView Tres de Mayo Airport on a map Set PUU as destination Airport Set PUU as destination Airport Get more information about Tres de Mayo Airport
15183.56 miles (295.41 km) NNEAntonio Nariño Airport (PSO)Pasto, ColombiaView Antonio Nariño Airport on a map Set PSO as destination Airport Set PSO as destination Airport Get more information about Antonio Nariño Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Cotopaxi International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Cotopaxi International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,405.70 miles (19,964.98 km) NSultan Syarif Kasim II International Airport (PKU)Pekanbaru, Sumatra, IndonesiaView Sultan Syarif Kasim II International Airport on a map Set PKU as destination Airport Set PKU as destination Airport Get more information about Sultan Syarif Kasim II International Airport
212,388.16 miles (19,936.76 km) NPinang Kampai Airport (DUM)Dumai, Sumatra, IndonesiaView Pinang Kampai Airport on a map Set DUM as destination Airport Set DUM as destination Airport Get more information about Pinang Kampai Airport
312,325.55 miles (19,836.00 km) NNWMelaka International Airport (MKZ)Batu Berendam, MalaysiaView Melaka International Airport on a map Set MKZ as destination Airport Set MKZ as destination Airport Get more information about Melaka International Airport
412,308.08 miles (19,807.88 km) NKuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL)Sepang (near Kuala Lumpur), MalaysiaView Kuala Lumpur International Airport on a map Set KUL as destination Airport Set KUL as destination Airport Get more information about Kuala Lumpur International Airport
512,297.60 miles (19,791.02 km) ENEAek Godang Airport (AEG)Padang Sidempuan, IndonesiaView Aek Godang Airport on a map Set AEG as destination Airport Set AEG as destination Airport Get more information about Aek Godang Airport
612,297.13 miles (19,790.26 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)
712,282.71 miles (19,767.05 km) NSultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport (SZB)Subang (near Kuala Lumpur), MalaysiaView Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport on a map Set SZB as destination Airport Set SZB as destination Airport Get more information about Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport
812,281.52 miles (19,765.14 km) N KA01  KJ15  MR1  Kuala Lumpur Sentral (KL Sentral) 吉隆坡中环广场 (XKL)Kuala Lumpur, MalaysiaView  KA01  KJ15  MR1  Kuala Lumpur Sentral (KL Sentral) 吉隆坡中环广场 on a map Set XKL as destination Airport Set XKL as destination Airport Get more information about  KA01  KJ15  MR1  Kuala Lumpur Sentral (KL Sentral) 吉隆坡中环广场
912,272.83 miles (19,751.16 km) WNWTengah Air Base (TAB) (TGA)Tengah, SingaporeView Tengah Air Base (TAB) on a map Set TGA as destination Airport Set TGA as destination Airport Get more information about Tengah Air Base (TAB)
1012,270.95 miles (19,748.13 km) WNWSenai International Airport (JHB)Johor Bahru, MalaysiaView Senai International Airport on a map Set JHB as destination Airport Set JHB as destination Airport Get more information about Senai International Airport
1112,261.65 miles (19,733.17 km) WNWSeletar Airport (XSP)Seletar, SingaporeView Seletar Airport on a map Set XSP as destination Airport Set XSP as destination Airport Get more information about Seletar Airport
1212,259.56 miles (19,729.81 km) WPaya Lebar Air Base (PLAB) (QPG)Paya Lebar, SingaporeView Paya Lebar Air Base (PLAB) on a map Set QPG as destination Airport Set QPG as destination Airport Get more information about Paya Lebar Air Base (PLAB)
1312,254.13 miles (19,721.07 km) WSingapore Changi Airport (SIN)Changi, SingaporeView Singapore Changi Airport on a map Set SIN as destination Airport Set SIN as destination Airport Get more information about Singapore Changi Airport
1412,247.32 miles (19,710.10 km) WHang Nadim International Airport (BTH)Batam, Riau Islands, Sumatra, IndonesiaView Hang Nadim International Airport on a map Set BTH as destination Airport Set BTH as destination Airport Get more information about Hang Nadim International Airport
1512,237.73 miles (19,694.66 km) WNWMersing Airport (MEP)Johor, MalaysiaView Mersing Airport on a map Set MEP as destination Airport Set MEP as destination Airport Get more information about Mersing Airport