About this route:

A direct, nonstop flight between RAF Northolt (NHT), Ruislip, England, United Kingdom and RAF High Wycombe (HYC), High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom would travel a Great Circle distance of 19 miles (or 30 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 Northolt and RAF High Wycombe, the route shown on this map most likely still appears to be a straight line.

Departure Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: NHT / EGWU
Airport Name: RAF Northolt
Location: Ruislip, England, United Kingdom
GPS Coordinates: 51°33'11"N by 0°25'5"W
Operator/Owner: Ministry of Defence
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Arrival Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: HYC / EGUH
Airport Name: RAF High Wycombe
Location: High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom
GPS Coordinates: 51°40'53"N by 0°48'6"W
Operator/Owner: Ministry of Defence
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Facts about RAF Northolt (NHT):

  • The furthest airport from RAF Northolt (NHT) is Chatham Islands (CHT), which is located 11,871 miles (19,105 kilometers) away in Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New Zealand.
  • No. 600 Squadron and No.
  • In 1916, No. 43 Squadron was formed under the command of Major Sholto Douglas.
  • After the Battle of Britain, the station remained a base for daytime fighter operations, with No.
  • The overnight base of the London Air Ambulance moved to RAF Northolt from Denham Aerodrome in February 2013.
  • In August 1996, a Spanish Learjet operated by Mar Aviation overshot runway 25 and collided with a van heading eastward on the A40 Western Avenue.
  • The closest airport to RAF Northolt (NHT) is London Heathrow Airport (LHR), which is located only 6 miles (9 kilometers) SSW of NHT.

Facts about RAF High Wycombe (HYC):

  • The furthest airport from RAF High Wycombe (HYC) is Dunedin International Airport (DUD), which is located 11,867 miles (19,098 kilometers) away in Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand.
  • The closest airport to RAF High Wycombe (HYC) is RAF Benson (BEX), which is located only 13 miles (22 kilometers) WSW of HYC.
  • RAF High Wycombe is situated roughly three miles from the town of High Wycombe over three sites - No 1 Site houses the Command HQ and the Combined Air Operations Centre, No 2 Site houses the officers' mess, while No 3 site is the domestic site, airmen and NCO's quarters, MT yard, PT flight and Supply Flight.
  • The Ministry of Defence and Serco Group agreed a ten-year contract in February 2010 whereby Serco would provide support services at RAF High Wycombe and RAF Halton, including leisure services, general engineering and catering.
  • Buildings were designed to resemble other uses, such as the Officers' Mess which was built to look like a manor house.
  • Prior to the outbreak of the Second World War, the Air Ministry sought a safe location for RAF Bomber Command away from London.
  • To preserve secrecy, the station was known as "Southdown" in March 1940, as part of a directive by the Air Ministry.

Map of Nearest Airports to RAF Northolt:

List of Nearest Airports to RAF Northolt:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
15.54 miles (8.91 km) SSWLondon Heathrow Airport (LHR)London, England, United KingdomView London Heathrow Airport on a map Set LHR as origin Airport Set LHR as destination Airport Get more information about London Heathrow Airport
216.36 miles (26.33 km) NNEHatfield Aerodrome (HTF)Hatfield, Hertfordshire, England, United KingdomView Hatfield Aerodrome on a map Set HTF as origin Airport Set HTF as destination Airport Get more information about Hatfield Aerodrome
318.69 miles (30.08 km) WNWRAF High Wycombe (HYC)High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England, United KingdomView RAF High Wycombe on a map Set HYC as origin Airport Set HYC as destination Airport Get more information about RAF High Wycombe
420.62 miles (33.19 km) ELondon City Airport (LCY)London, England, United KingdomView London City Airport on a map Set LCY as origin Airport Set LCY as destination Airport Get more information about London City Airport
522.33 miles (35.93 km) NLondon Luton Airport (LTN)Luton (near London), England, United KingdomView London Luton Airport on a map Set LTN as origin Airport Set LTN as destination Airport Get more information about London Luton Airport
624.34 miles (39.17 km) SWBlackbushe Airport (BBS)Yateley, Hampshire, England, United KingdomView Blackbushe Airport on a map Set BBS as origin Airport Set BBS as destination Airport Get more information about Blackbushe Airport
724.66 miles (39.68 km) SWFarnborough Airport (FAB)Farnborough, United KingdomView Farnborough Airport on a map Set FAB as origin Airport Set FAB as destination Airport Get more information about Farnborough Airport
824.75 miles (39.84 km) SELondon Biggin Hill Airport (BQH)Biggin Hill / London, England, United KingdomView London Biggin Hill Airport on a map Set BQH as origin Airport Set BQH as destination Airport Get more information about London Biggin Hill Airport
926.37 miles (42.44 km) SSERedhill Aerodrome (KRH)Redhill, Surrey, England, United KingdomView Redhill Aerodrome on a map Set KRH as origin Airport Set KRH as destination Airport Get more information about Redhill Aerodrome
1029.41 miles (47.34 km) WRAF Benson (BEX)Benson, Oxfordshire, England, United KingdomView RAF Benson on a map Set BEX as origin Airport Set BEX as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Benson
1129.66 miles (47.74 km) SSEGatwick Airport (LGW)London, England, United KingdomView Gatwick Airport on a map Set LGW as origin Airport Set LGW as destination Airport Get more information about Gatwick Airport
1231.57 miles (50.81 km) SWRAF Odiham (ODH)Odiham, United KingdomView RAF Odiham on a map Set ODH as origin Airport Set ODH as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Odiham
1336.17 miles (58.21 km) NELondon Stansted Airport (STN)Essex (near London), England, United KingdomView London Stansted Airport on a map Set STN as origin Airport Set STN as destination Airport Get more information about London Stansted Airport
1436.65 miles (58.98 km) SWLasham Airfield (QLA)Lasham, England, United KingdomView Lasham Airfield on a map Set QLA as origin Airport Set QLA as destination Airport Get more information about Lasham Airfield
1536.68 miles (59.02 km) NNWMilton Keynes Airport (KYN)Milton Keynes, England, United KingdomView Milton Keynes Airport on a map Set KYN as origin Airport Set KYN as destination Airport Get more information about Milton Keynes Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from RAF Northolt:

List of Furthest Airports from RAF Northolt:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,871.18 miles (19,104.77 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
211,859.82 miles (19,086.49 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
311,837.81 miles (19,051.06 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
411,828.15 miles (19,035.52 km) ESERyan'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
511,815.57 miles (19,015.27 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
611,804.71 miles (18,997.79 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)
711,797.07 miles (18,985.49 km) SEAshburton 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
811,796.47 miles (18,984.54 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
911,790.50 miles (18,974.92 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
1011,767.29 miles (18,937.57 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
1111,765.63 miles (18,934.90 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
1211,750.82 miles (18,911.07 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
1311,746.58 miles (18,904.24 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
1411,743.23 miles (18,898.85 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
1511,722.72 miles (18,865.85 km) SEFox Glacier Aerodrome (FGL)Fox Glacier, New ZealandView Fox Glacier Aerodrome on a map Set FGL as origin Airport Set FGL as destination Airport Get more information about Fox Glacier Aerodrome

Map of Nearest Airports to RAF High Wycombe:

List of Nearest Airports to RAF High Wycombe:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
113.38 miles (21.53 km) WSWRAF Benson (BEX)Benson, Oxfordshire, England, United KingdomView RAF Benson on a map Set BEX as destination Airport Set BEX as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Benson
218.69 miles (30.08 km) ESERAF Northolt (NHT)Ruislip, England, United KingdomView RAF Northolt on a map Set NHT as destination Airport Set NHT as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Northolt
320.30 miles (32.68 km) SELondon Heathrow Airport (LHR)London, England, United KingdomView London Heathrow Airport on a map Set LHR as destination Airport Set LHR as destination Airport Get more information about London Heathrow Airport
422.85 miles (36.77 km) NELondon Luton Airport (LTN)Luton (near London), England, United KingdomView London Luton Airport on a map Set LTN as destination Airport Set LTN as destination Airport Get more information about London Luton Airport
524.30 miles (39.10 km) ENEHatfield Aerodrome (HTF)Hatfield, Hertfordshire, England, United KingdomView Hatfield Aerodrome on a map Set HTF as destination Airport Set HTF as destination Airport Get more information about Hatfield Aerodrome
624.62 miles (39.63 km) WNWOxford Airport (OXF)Oxford, England, United KingdomView Oxford Airport on a map Set OXF as destination Airport Set OXF as destination Airport Get more information about Oxford Airport
724.78 miles (39.88 km) SBlackbushe Airport (BBS)Yateley, Hampshire, England, United KingdomView Blackbushe Airport on a map Set BBS as destination Airport Set BBS as destination Airport Get more information about Blackbushe Airport
824.84 miles (39.98 km) NMilton 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
928.08 miles (45.19 km) SFarnborough Airport (FAB)Farnborough, United KingdomView Farnborough Airport on a map Set FAB as destination Airport Set FAB as destination Airport Get more information about Farnborough Airport
1031.49 miles (50.68 km) SRAF Odiham (ODH)Odiham, United KingdomView RAF Odiham on a map Set ODH as destination Airport Set ODH as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Odiham
1133.80 miles (54.39 km) WRAF Brize Norton (BZZ)Oxfordshire, England, United KingdomView RAF Brize Norton on a map Set BZZ as destination Airport Set BZZ as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Brize Norton
1235.57 miles (57.25 km) SSWLasham Airfield (QLA)Lasham, England, United KingdomView Lasham Airfield on a map Set QLA as destination Airport Set QLA as destination Airport Get more information about Lasham Airfield
1338.75 miles (62.37 km) ESELondon City Airport (LCY)London, England, United KingdomView London City Airport on a map Set LCY as destination Airport Set LCY as destination Airport Get more information about London City Airport
1442.33 miles (68.12 km) WRAF Fairford (FFD)Fairford, England, United KingdomView RAF Fairford on a map Set FFD as destination Airport Set FFD as destination Airport Get more information about RAF Fairford
1543.13 miles (69.42 km) SERedhill Aerodrome (KRH)Redhill, Surrey, England, United KingdomView Redhill Aerodrome on a map Set KRH as destination Airport Set KRH as destination Airport Get more information about Redhill Aerodrome

Map of Furthest Airports from RAF High Wycombe:

List of Furthest Airports from RAF High Wycombe:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,866.83 miles (19,097.77 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
211,856.95 miles (19,081.87 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
311,842.52 miles (19,058.64 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
411,838.45 miles (19,052.09 km) ESERyan'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
511,825.01 miles (19,030.47 km) ESEInvercargill 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
611,808.46 miles (19,003.82 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)
711,803.35 miles (18,995.61 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
811,799.69 miles (18,989.71 km) SEAshburton 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
911,791.78 miles (18,976.98 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
1011,773.69 miles (18,947.87 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
1111,772.88 miles (18,946.56 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
1211,755.38 miles (18,918.41 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
1311,747.64 miles (18,905.94 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
1411,745.63 miles (18,902.71 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
1511,728.12 miles (18,874.54 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