About this route:

A direct, nonstop flight between Hay River/Merlyn Carter Airport (YHY), Hay River, Northwest Territories, Canada and Hluhluwe Airport (HLW), Hluhluwe, South Africa would travel a Great Circle distance of 9,730 miles (or 15,658 kilometers).

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Departure Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: YHY / CYHY
Airport Name: Hay River/Merlyn Carter Airport
Location: Hay River, Northwest Territories, Canada
GPS Coordinates: 60°50'22"N by 115°46'58"W
Operator/Owner: Government of the Northwest Territories
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 541 feet (165 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Arrival Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: HLW / FAHL
Airport Name: Hluhluwe Airport
Location: Hluhluwe, South Africa
GPS Coordinates: 28°0'29"S by 32°16'29"E
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 249 feet (76 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Hay River/Merlyn Carter Airport (YHY):

  • The closest airport to Hay River/Merlyn Carter Airport (YHY) is Fort Resolution Airport (YFR), which is located 74 miles (119 kilometers) ENE of YHY.
  • Hay River/Merlyn Carter Airport (YHY) has 2 runways.
  • Because of Hay River/Merlyn Carter Airport's relatively low elevation of 541 feet, planes can take off or land at Hay River/Merlyn Carter 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.
  • The furthest airport from Hay River/Merlyn Carter Airport (YHY) is Port Alfred Airport (AFD), which is located 9,926 miles (15,974 kilometers) away in Port Alfred, South Africa.

Facts about Hluhluwe Airport (HLW):

  • The furthest airport from Hluhluwe Airport (HLW) is Hana Airport (HNM), which is located 11,716 miles (18,855 kilometers) away in Hana, Hawaii, United States.
  • Hluhluwe Airport (HLW) currently has only 1 runway.
  • The closest airport to Hluhluwe Airport (HLW) is Richards Bay Airport (RCB), which is located 52 miles (83 kilometers) SSW of HLW.
  • Because of Hluhluwe Airport's relatively low elevation of 249 feet, planes can take off or land at Hluhluwe 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.

Map of Nearest Airports to Hay River/Merlyn Carter Airport:

List of Nearest Airports to Hay River/Merlyn Carter Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
173.94 miles (119.00 km) ENEFort Resolution Airport (YFR)Fort Resolution, Northwest Territories, CanadaView Fort Resolution Airport on a map Set YFR as origin Airport Set YFR as destination Airport Get more information about Fort Resolution Airport
2120.49 miles (193.92 km) NNEYellowknife Airport (YZF)Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, CanadaView Yellowknife Airport on a map Set YZF as origin Airport Set YZF as destination Airport Get more information about Yellowknife Airport
3142.02 miles (228.56 km) ESEFort Smith Airport (YSM)Fort Smith, Northwest Territories, CanadaView Fort Smith Airport on a map Set YSM as origin Airport Set YSM as destination Airport Get more information about Fort Smith Airport
4160.62 miles (258.50 km) SSWHigh Level Airport (YOJ)High Level, Alberta, CanadaView High Level Airport on a map Set YOJ as origin Airport Set YOJ as destination Airport Get more information about High Level Airport
5165.31 miles (266.05 km) NNWWhatì Airport (YLE)Lac La Martre, Northwest Territories, CanadaView Whatì Airport on a map Set YLE as origin Airport Set YLE as destination Airport Get more information about Whatì Airport
6191.74 miles (308.58 km) WNWFort Simpson Airport (YFS)Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories, CanadaView Fort Simpson Airport on a map Set YFS as origin Airport Set YFS as destination Airport Get more information about Fort Simpson Airport
7205.67 miles (331.00 km) SWRainbow Lake Airport (YOP)Rainbow Lake, Alberta, CanadaView Rainbow Lake Airport on a map Set YOP as origin Airport Set YOP as destination Airport Get more information about Rainbow Lake Airport
8216.21 miles (347.95 km) SEFort Chipewyan Airport (YPY)Fort Chipewyan, Alberta, CanadaView Fort Chipewyan Airport on a map Set YPY as origin Airport Set YPY as destination Airport Get more information about Fort Chipewyan Airport
9231.55 miles (372.64 km) NNWGamèti/Rae Lakes Airport (YRA)Gamèti (formerly Rae Lakes), Northwest Territories, CanadaView Gamèti/Rae Lakes Airport on a map Set YRA as origin Airport Set YRA as destination Airport Get more information about Gamèti/Rae Lakes Airport
10251.36 miles (404.53 km) ENEFort Reliance Water Aerodrome (YFL)Fort Reliance, Northwest Territories, CanadaView Fort Reliance Water Aerodrome on a map Set YFL as origin Airport Set YFL as destination Airport Get more information about Fort Reliance Water Aerodrome
11264.39 miles (425.50 km) WFort Liard Airport (YJF)Fort Liard, Northwest Territories, CanadaView Fort Liard Airport on a map Set YJF as origin Airport Set YJF as destination Airport Get more information about Fort Liard Airport
12265.64 miles (427.51 km) ESEUranium City Airport (YBE)Uranium City, Saskatchewan, CanadaView Uranium City Airport on a map Set YBE as origin Airport Set YBE as destination Airport Get more information about Uranium City Airport
13273.89 miles (440.77 km) WSWNorthern Rockies Regional Airport (YYE)Fort Nelson, British Columbia, CanadaView Northern Rockies Regional Airport on a map Set YYE as origin Airport Set YYE as destination Airport Get more information about Northern Rockies Regional Airport
14276.53 miles (445.03 km) SECluff Lake Airport (XCL)Cluff Lake, Saskatchewan, CanadaView Cluff Lake Airport on a map Set XCL as origin Airport Set XCL as destination Airport Get more information about Cluff Lake Airport
15296.95 miles (477.90 km) NWWrigley Airport (YWY)Wrigley, Northwest Territories, CanadaView Wrigley Airport on a map Set YWY as origin Airport Set YWY as destination Airport Get more information about Wrigley Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Hay River/Merlyn Carter Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Hay River/Merlyn Carter Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
19,925.99 miles (15,974.30 km) ESEPort 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
29,921.59 miles (15,967.22 km) ESEEast 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
39,914.85 miles (15,956.37 km) ESEPort 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
49,857.84 miles (15,864.62 km) SEMargate 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
59,854.97 miles (15,860.00 km) SEMthatha 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
69,831.59 miles (15,822.38 km) SSETôlanaro Airport (FTU)Tôlanaro, MadagascarView Tôlanaro Airport on a map Set FTU as origin Airport Set FTU as destination Airport Get more information about Tôlanaro Airport
79,819.86 miles (15,803.49 km) ESEGeorge 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
89,800.77 miles (15,772.78 km) SEKing 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
99,784.14 miles (15,746.01 km) SEPietermaritzburg 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
109,774.28 miles (15,730.14 km) SSEAmpanihy Airport (AMP)Ampanihy, MadagascarView Ampanihy Airport on a map Set AMP as origin Airport Set AMP as destination Airport Get more information about Ampanihy Airport
119,771.05 miles (15,724.95 km) SERichards Bay Airport (RCB)Richards Bay, KwaZulu-Natal, South AfricaView Richards Bay Airport on a map Set RCB as origin Airport Set RCB as destination Airport Get more information about Richards Bay Airport
129,752.82 miles (15,695.60 km) SELebakeng 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
139,736.39 miles (15,669.15 km) SELesobeng 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
149,733.39 miles (15,664.34 km) SESemonkong 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
159,729.51 miles (15,658.09 km) SEHluhluwe Airport (HLW)Hluhluwe, South AfricaView Hluhluwe Airport on a map Set HLW as origin Airport Set HLW as destination Airport Get more information about Hluhluwe Airport

Map of Nearest Airports to Hluhluwe Airport:

List of Nearest Airports to Hluhluwe Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
151.82 miles (83.40 km) SSWRichards 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
2118.23 miles (190.27 km) NNWMatsapha Airport (MTS)Manzini, SwazilandView Matsapha Airport on a map Set MTS as destination Airport Set MTS as destination Airport Get more information about Matsapha Airport
3131.67 miles (211.91 km) SSWKing 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
4145.39 miles (233.98 km) NMaputo International Airport (MPM)Maputo, MozambiqueView Maputo International Airport on a map Set MPM as destination Airport Set MPM as destination Airport Get more information about Maputo International Airport
5158.42 miles (254.95 km) WSWLadysmith 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
6160.36 miles (258.08 km) SWPietermaritzburg 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
7195.20 miles (314.15 km) NNWKruger Mpumalanga International Airport (MQP)Nelspruit, South AfricaView Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport on a map Set MQP as destination Airport Set MQP as destination Airport Get more information about Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport
8213.16 miles (343.05 km) WSWMokhotlong 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
9225.01 miles (362.11 km) NNWMala Mala Airport (AAM)Mala Mala, South AfricaView Mala Mala Airport on a map Set AAM as destination Airport Set AAM as destination Airport Get more information about Mala Mala Airport
10228.73 miles (368.10 km) SSWMargate 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
11254.55 miles (409.65 km) WSWLebakeng Airport (LEF)Lebakeng, LesothoView Lebakeng Airport on a map Set LEF as destination Airport Set LEF as destination Airport Get more information about Lebakeng Airport
12260.04 miles (418.49 km) WNWHeidelberg 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
13263.12 miles (423.45 km) WSWLeribe 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
14263.61 miles (424.23 km) NNWAir Force Base Hoedspruit (HDS)Hoedspruit, South AfricaView Air Force Base Hoedspruit on a map Set HDS as destination Airport Set HDS as destination Airport Get more information about Air Force Base Hoedspruit
15265.99 miles (428.06 km) WSWLesobeng 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

Map of Furthest Airports from Hluhluwe Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Hluhluwe Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,715.87 miles (18,854.82 km) NEHana 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
211,701.69 miles (18,832.00 km) NEKahului 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
311,701.00 miles (18,830.88 km) NEHilo International Airport (ITO)Hilo, Hawaii, United StatesView Hilo International Airport on a map Set ITO as destination Airport Set ITO as destination Airport Get more information about Hilo International Airport
411,696.12 miles (18,823.04 km) NEUpolu 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
511,693.31 miles (18,818.52 km) NEKapalua 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
611,690.69 miles (18,814.29 km) NEWaimea-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
711,690.26 miles (18,813.60 km) NEKalaupapa 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
811,681.64 miles (18,799.73 km) NEMolokai 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
911,680.14 miles (18,797.31 km) NEPōhakuloa Training Area (BSF)Camp Pohakuloa, Hawaii, United StatesView Pōhakuloa Training Area on a map Set BSF as destination Airport Set BSF as destination Airport Get more information about Pōhakuloa Training Area
1011,671.79 miles (18,783.87 km) NELanai 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
1111,660.93 miles (18,766.39 km) NEKona International Airport at Keāhole (KOA)Kailua / Kona, Hawaii, United StatesView Kona International Airport at Keāhole on a map Set KOA as destination Airport Set KOA as destination Airport Get more information about Kona International Airport at Keāhole
1211,648.68 miles (18,746.69 km) ENEWheeler 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
1311,647.70 miles (18,745.11 km) ENEHonolulu 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
1411,647.70 miles (18,745.11 km) ENEHickam 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
1511,644.45 miles (18,739.87 km) ENEDillingham 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