About this route:

A direct, nonstop flight between Yakutat Airport (YAK), Yakutat, Alaska, United States and Lebakeng Airport (LEF), Lebakeng, Lesotho would travel a Great Circle distance of 10,319 miles (or 16,607 kilometers).

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Departure Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: YAK / PAYA
Airport Names:
  1. Yakutat Airport
  2. Yakutat Army Airfield
Location: Yakutat, Alaska, United States
GPS Coordinates: 59°30'11"N by 139°39'37"W
Area Served: Yakutat, Alaska
Operator/Owner: State of Alaska DOT&PF - Southeast Region
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 33 feet (10 meters)
# of Runways: 2
View all routes: Routes from YAK
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Arrival Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: LEF / FXLK
Airport Name: Lebakeng Airport
Location: Lebakeng, Lesotho
GPS Coordinates: 29°53'26"S by 28°39'20"E
Area Served: Lebakeng
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 6040 feet (1,841 meters)
# of Runways: 1
View all routes: Routes from LEF
More Information: LEF Maps & Info

Facts about Yakutat Airport (YAK):

  • Yakutat Airport origins date from 1940 when Yakutat Army Airfield was constructed as part of the United States Army's long-range defense program for Alaska.
  • The closest airport to Yakutat Airport (YAK) is Icy Bay Airport (ICY), which is located 77 miles (124 kilometers) WNW of YAK.
  • The furthest airport from Yakutat Airport (YAK) is Port Elizabeth International Airport (PLZ), which is located 10,551 miles (16,979 kilometers) away in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.
  • In addition to being known as "Yakutat Airport", another name for YAK is "Yakutat Army Airfield".
  • Yakutat Airport (YAK) has 2 runways.
  • Because of Yakutat Airport's relatively low elevation of 33 feet, planes can take off or land at Yakutat 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 Lebakeng Airport (LEF):

  • The furthest airport from Lebakeng Airport (LEF) is Hana Airport (HNM), which is located 11,744 miles (18,900 kilometers) away in Hana, Hawaii, United States.
  • The closest airport to Lebakeng Airport (LEF) is Lesobeng Airport (LES), which is located 20 miles (32 kilometers) WNW of LEF.
  • Because of Lebakeng Airport's high elevation of 6,040 feet, planes must typically fly at a faster airspeed in order to takeoff or land at LEF. Combined with a high temperature, this could make LEF a "Hot & High" airport, where the air density is lower than it would otherwise be at sea level.
  • Lebakeng Airport (LEF) currently has only 1 runway.

Map of Nearest Airports to Yakutat Airport:

List of Nearest Airports to Yakutat Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
176.75 miles (123.52 km) WNWIcy Bay Airport (ICY)Icy Bay, Alaska, United StatesView Icy Bay Airport on a map Set ICY as origin Airport Set ICY as destination Airport Get more information about Icy Bay Airport
2106.29 miles (171.05 km) WNWYakataga Airport (CYT)Cape Yakataga, Alaska, United StatesView Yakataga Airport on a map Set CYT as origin Airport Set CYT as destination Airport Get more information about Yakataga Airport
3114.83 miles (184.80 km) NEHaines Junction Airport (YHT)Haines Junction, Yukon, CanadaView Haines Junction Airport on a map Set YHT as origin Airport Set YHT as destination Airport Get more information about Haines Junction Airport
4130.73 miles (210.39 km) NBurwash Airport (YDB)Burwash Landing, Yukon, CanadaView Burwash Airport on a map Set YDB as origin Airport Set YDB as destination Airport Get more information about Burwash Airport
5146.68 miles (236.06 km) EHaines Airport (HNS)Haines, Alaska, United StatesView Haines Airport on a map Set HNS as origin Airport Set HNS as destination Airport Get more information about Haines Airport
6148.93 miles (239.67 km) SEElfin Cove Seaplane Base (ELV)Elfin Cove, Alaska, United StatesView Elfin Cove Seaplane Base on a map Set ELV as origin Airport Set ELV as destination Airport Get more information about Elfin Cove Seaplane Base
7152.44 miles (245.33 km) ESkagway Airport (SGY)Skagway, Alaska, United StatesView Skagway Airport on a map Set SGY as origin Airport Set SGY as destination Airport Get more information about Skagway Airport
8159.26 miles (256.30 km) ESEGustavus Airport (GST)Gustavus, Alaska, United StatesView Gustavus Airport on a map Set GST as origin Airport Set GST as destination Airport Get more information about Gustavus Airport
9163.31 miles (262.82 km) NWMay Creek Airport (MYK)May Creek, Alaska, United StatesView May Creek Airport on a map Set MYK as origin Airport Set MYK as destination Airport Get more information about May Creek Airport
10167.60 miles (269.72 km) ESEExcursion Inlet Seaplane Base (EXI)Excursion Inlet, Alaska, United StatesView Excursion Inlet Seaplane Base on a map Set EXI as origin Airport Set EXI as destination Airport Get more information about Excursion Inlet Seaplane Base
11173.30 miles (278.90 km) NWMcCarthy Airport (MXY)McCarthy, Alaska, United StatesView McCarthy Airport on a map Set MXY as origin Airport Set MXY as destination Airport Get more information about McCarthy Airport
12178.72 miles (287.62 km) ENEErik Nielsen Whitehorse International Airport (YXY)Whitehorse, Yukon, CanadaView Erik Nielsen Whitehorse International Airport on a map Set YXY as origin Airport Set YXY as destination Airport Get more information about Erik Nielsen Whitehorse International Airport
13180.50 miles (290.49 km) ESEHoonah Airport (HNH)Hoonah, Alaska, United StatesView Hoonah Airport on a map Set HNH as origin Airport Set HNH as destination Airport Get more information about Hoonah Airport
14190.65 miles (306.82 km) ESEFunter Bay Seaplane Base (FNR)Funter Bay, Alaska, United StatesView Funter Bay Seaplane Base on a map Set FNR as origin Airport Set FNR as destination Airport Get more information about Funter Bay Seaplane Base
15194.81 miles (313.51 km) NNWChisana Airport (CZN)Chisana, Alaska, United StatesView Chisana Airport on a map Set CZN as origin Airport Set CZN as destination Airport Get more information about Chisana Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Yakutat Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Yakutat Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
110,550.55 miles (16,979.42 km) SSEPort Elizabeth International Airport (PLZ)Port Elizabeth, South AfricaView Port Elizabeth International Airport on a map Set PLZ as origin Airport Set PLZ as destination Airport Get more information about Port Elizabeth International Airport
210,541.50 miles (16,964.85 km) SSEPort Alfred Airport (AFD)Port Alfred, South AfricaView Port Alfred Airport on a map Set AFD as origin Airport Set AFD as destination Airport Get more information about Port Alfred Airport
310,520.13 miles (16,930.47 km) SSEEast London Airport (ELS)East London, South AfricaView East London Airport on a map Set ELS as origin Airport Set ELS as destination Airport Get more information about East London Airport
410,495.16 miles (16,890.28 km) SSEGeorge Airport (GRJ)George, South AfricaView George Airport on a map Set GRJ as origin Airport Set GRJ as destination Airport Get more information about George Airport
510,431.04 miles (16,787.09 km) SSEMthatha Airport (UTT)Mthatha, South AfricaView Mthatha Airport on a map Set UTT as origin Airport Set UTT as destination Airport Get more information about Mthatha Airport
610,414.95 miles (16,761.19 km) SECape Town International Airport (CPT)Cape Town, South AfricaView Cape Town International Airport on a map Set CPT as origin Airport Set CPT as destination Airport Get more information about Cape Town International Airport
710,403.75 miles (16,743.17 km) SSEMargate Airport (MGH)Margate, KwaZulu-Natal, South AfricaView Margate Airport on a map Set MGH as origin Airport Set MGH as destination Airport Get more information about Margate Airport
810,326.88 miles (16,619.46 km) SSEKing Shaka International (DUR)Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South AfricaView King Shaka International on a map Set DUR as origin Airport Set DUR as destination Airport Get more information about King Shaka International
910,321.84 miles (16,611.34 km) SSEPietermaritzburg Airport (PZB)Pietermaritzburg, South AfricaView Pietermaritzburg Airport on a map Set PZB as origin Airport Set PZB as destination Airport Get more information about Pietermaritzburg Airport
1010,318.88 miles (16,606.58 km) SSELebakeng Airport (LEF)Lebakeng, LesothoView Lebakeng Airport on a map Set LEF as origin Airport Set LEF as destination Airport Get more information about Lebakeng Airport
1110,307.97 miles (16,589.03 km) SSESemonkong Airport (SOK)Semonkong, LesothoView Semonkong Airport on a map Set SOK as origin Airport Set SOK as destination Airport Get more information about Semonkong Airport
1210,306.08 miles (16,585.99 km) SSELesobeng Airport (LES)Lesobeng, LesothoView Lesobeng Airport on a map Set LES as origin Airport Set LES as destination Airport Get more information about Lesobeng Airport
1310,294.82 miles (16,567.86 km) SSEMafeteng Airport (MFC)Mafeteng, LesothoView Mafeteng Airport on a map Set MFC as origin Airport Set MFC as destination Airport Get more information about Mafeteng Airport
1410,282.54 miles (16,548.10 km) SSEMokhotlong Airport (MKH)Mokhotlong, LesothoView Mokhotlong Airport on a map Set MKH as origin Airport Set MKH as destination Airport Get more information about Mokhotlong Airport
1510,276.07 miles (16,537.70 km) SSEMoshoeshoe I International Airport (MSU)Maseru, LesothoView Moshoeshoe I International Airport on a map Set MSU as origin Airport Set MSU as destination Airport Get more information about Moshoeshoe I International Airport

Map of Nearest Airports to Lebakeng Airport:

List of Nearest Airports to Lebakeng Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
120.19 miles (32.50 km) WNWLesobeng Airport (LES)Lesobeng, LesothoView Lesobeng Airport on a map Set LES as destination Airport Set LES as destination Airport Get more information about Lesobeng Airport
235.87 miles (57.72 km) WSemonkong Airport (SOK)Semonkong, LesothoView Semonkong Airport on a map Set SOK as destination Airport Set SOK as destination Airport Get more information about Semonkong Airport
348.99 miles (78.84 km) NNEMokhotlong Airport (MKH)Mokhotlong, LesothoView Mokhotlong Airport on a map Set MKH as destination Airport Set MKH as destination Airport Get more information about Mokhotlong Airport
472.54 miles (116.74 km) WNWMoshoeshoe I International Airport (MSU)Maseru, LesothoView Moshoeshoe I International Airport on a map Set MSU as destination Airport Set MSU as destination Airport Get more information about Moshoeshoe I International Airport
580.21 miles (129.09 km) NNWLeribe Airport (LRB)Leribe, LesothoView Leribe Airport on a map Set LRB as destination Airport Set LRB as destination Airport Get more information about Leribe Airport
684.86 miles (136.57 km) WMafeteng Airport (MFC)Mafeteng, LesothoView Mafeteng Airport on a map Set MFC as destination Airport Set MFC as destination Airport Get more information about Mafeteng Airport
7105.88 miles (170.39 km) EPietermaritzburg Airport (PZB)Pietermaritzburg, South AfricaView Pietermaritzburg Airport on a map Set PZB as destination Airport Set PZB as destination Airport Get more information about Pietermaritzburg Airport
8112.17 miles (180.53 km) NELadysmith Airport (LAY)Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal, South AfricaView Ladysmith Airport on a map Set LAY as destination Airport Set LAY as destination Airport Get more information about Ladysmith Airport
9114.39 miles (184.10 km) SMthatha Airport (UTT)Mthatha, South AfricaView Mthatha Airport on a map Set UTT as destination Airport Set UTT as destination Airport Get more information about Mthatha Airport
10120.82 miles (194.43 km) SEMargate Airport (MGH)Margate, KwaZulu-Natal, South AfricaView Margate Airport on a map Set MGH as destination Airport Set MGH as destination Airport Get more information about Margate Airport
11148.34 miles (238.73 km) EKing Shaka International (DUR)Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South AfricaView King Shaka International on a map Set DUR as destination Airport Set DUR as destination Airport Get more information about King Shaka International
12151.77 miles (244.24 km) WNWBloemfontein International Airport (BFN)Bloemfontein, Free State, South AfricaView Bloemfontein International Airport on a map Set BFN as destination Airport Set BFN as destination Airport Get more information about Bloemfontein International Airport
13221.74 miles (356.85 km) ENERichards Bay Airport (RCB)Richards Bay, KwaZulu-Natal, South AfricaView Richards Bay Airport on a map Set RCB as destination Airport Set RCB as destination Airport Get more information about Richards Bay Airport
14222.73 miles (358.45 km) SSWEast London Airport (ELS)East London, South AfricaView East London Airport on a map Set ELS as destination Airport Set ELS as destination Airport Get more information about East London Airport
15234.26 miles (377.00 km) NHeidelberg Airport (HDB)Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, GermanyView Heidelberg Airport on a map Set HDB as destination Airport Set HDB as destination Airport Get more information about Heidelberg Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Lebakeng Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Lebakeng Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,744.23 miles (18,900.47 km) NNEHana Airport (HNM)Hana, Hawaii, United StatesView Hana Airport on a map Set HNM as destination Airport Set HNM as destination Airport Get more information about Hana Airport
211,742.27 miles (18,897.31 km) NNEKalaupapa Airport (LUP)Kalaupapa, Hawaii, United StatesView Kalaupapa Airport on a map Set LUP as destination Airport Set LUP as destination Airport Get more information about Kalaupapa Airport
311,739.35 miles (18,892.60 km) NNEKahului Airport (OGG)Kahului, Hawaii, United StatesView Kahului Airport on a map Set OGG as destination Airport Set OGG as destination Airport Get more information about Kahului Airport
411,736.32 miles (18,887.72 km) NNEKapalua Airport (JHM)Lahaina, Hawaii, United StatesView Kapalua Airport on a map Set JHM as destination Airport Set JHM as destination Airport Get more information about Kapalua Airport
511,734.88 miles (18,885.42 km) NNEMolokai Airport (MKK)Kaunakakai, Hawaii, United StatesView Molokai Airport on a map Set MKK as destination Airport Set MKK as destination Airport Get more information about Molokai Airport
611,722.26 miles (18,865.11 km) NEWheeler AAF (HHI)Wahiawa, Hawaii, United StatesView Wheeler AAF on a map Set HHI as destination Airport Set HHI as destination Airport Get more information about Wheeler AAF
711,721.88 miles (18,864.49 km) NEDillingham Airfield (HDH)Mokuleia, Hawaii, United StatesView Dillingham Airfield on a map Set HDH as destination Airport Set HDH as destination Airport Get more information about Dillingham Airfield
811,717.13 miles (18,856.84 km) NNELanai Airport (LNY)Lanai City, Hawaii, United StatesView Lanai Airport on a map Set LNY as destination Airport Set LNY as destination Airport Get more information about Lanai Airport
911,716.92 miles (18,856.51 km) NEHonolulu International Airport (HNL)Honolulu, Hawaii, United StatesView Honolulu International Airport on a map Set HNL as destination Airport Set HNL as destination Airport Get more information about Honolulu International Airport
1011,716.92 miles (18,856.51 km) NEHickam Field (HIK)Honolulu, Hawaii, United StatesView Hickam Field on a map Set HIK as destination Airport Set HIK as destination Airport Get more information about Hickam Field
1111,714.41 miles (18,852.47 km) NNEUpolu Airport (UPP)Hawi, Hawaii, United StatesView Upolu Airport on a map Set UPP as destination Airport Set UPP as destination Airport Get more information about Upolu Airport
1211,711.00 miles (18,846.99 km) NEKalaeloa Airport (NAX)Kapolei, Hawaii, United StatesView Kalaeloa Airport on a map Set NAX as destination Airport Set NAX as destination Airport Get more information about Kalaeloa Airport
1311,706.15 miles (18,839.18 km) NEPrinceville Airport (HPV)Hanalei, Hawaii, United StatesView Princeville Airport on a map Set HPV as destination Airport Set HPV as destination Airport Get more information about Princeville Airport
1411,701.98 miles (18,832.47 km) NNEWaimea-Kohala Airport (MUE)Kamuela, Hawaii, United StatesView Waimea-Kohala Airport on a map Set MUE as destination Airport Set MUE as destination Airport Get more information about Waimea-Kohala Airport
1511,698.52 miles (18,826.90 km) NELihue Airport (LIH)Lihue, Hawaii, United StatesView Lihue Airport on a map Set LIH as destination Airport Set LIH as destination Airport Get more information about Lihue Airport