About this route:

A direct, nonstop flight between Hay River/Merlyn Carter Airport (YHY), Hay River, Northwest Territories, Canada and Mthatha Airport (UTT), Mthatha, South Africa would travel a Great Circle distance of 9,855 miles (or 15,860 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: UTT / FAUT
Airport Name: Mthatha Airport
Location: Mthatha, South Africa
GPS Coordinates: 31°32'47"S by 28°40'31"E
Area Served: Mthatha, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Operator/Owner: Provincial Government
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 2429 feet (740 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Hay River/Merlyn Carter Airport (YHY):

  • 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.
  • 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.

Facts about Mthatha Airport (UTT):

  • The closest airport to Mthatha Airport (UTT) is Margate Airport (MGH), which is located 109 miles (176 kilometers) ENE of UTT.
  • The furthest airport from Mthatha Airport (UTT) is Kalaupapa Airport (LUP), which is located 11,642 miles (18,736 kilometers) away in Kalaupapa, Hawaii, United States.
  • Mthatha Airport (UTT) currently has only 1 runway.

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 Mthatha Airport:

List of Nearest Airports to Mthatha Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
1109.39 miles (176.05 km) ENEMargate 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
2114.31 miles (183.96 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
3114.39 miles (184.10 km) NLebakeng 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
4123.55 miles (198.83 km) NNWSemonkong 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
5125.17 miles (201.45 km) NLesobeng 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
6147.60 miles (237.54 km) NWMafeteng 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
7158.26 miles (254.69 km) NMokhotlong 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
8158.75 miles (255.49 km) NNWMoshoeshoe 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
9166.52 miles (267.98 km) NEPietermaritzburg 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
10173.72 miles (279.57 km) SWPort Alfred Airport (AFD)Port Alfred, South AfricaView Port Alfred Airport on a map Set AFD as destination Airport Set AFD as destination Airport Get more information about Port Alfred Airport
11189.60 miles (305.13 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
12196.76 miles (316.66 km) NEKing 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
13214.85 miles (345.77 km) NNELadysmith 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
14220.71 miles (355.19 km) NWBloemfontein 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
15245.11 miles (394.47 km) SWPort Elizabeth International Airport (PLZ)Port Elizabeth, South AfricaView Port Elizabeth International Airport on a map Set PLZ as destination Airport Set PLZ as destination Airport Get more information about Port Elizabeth International Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Mthatha Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Mthatha Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,642.06 miles (18,736.04 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
211,639.36 miles (18,731.70 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
311,636.25 miles (18,726.68 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
411,635.06 miles (18,724.77 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
511,634.31 miles (18,723.56 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
611,628.23 miles (18,713.77 km) NNEDillingham 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
711,627.58 miles (18,712.73 km) NNEWheeler 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
811,621.20 miles (18,702.45 km) NNEHonolulu 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
911,621.20 miles (18,702.45 km) NNEHickam 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
1011,620.94 miles (18,702.05 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
1111,615.92 miles (18,693.96 km) NNEKalaeloa 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
1211,615.88 miles (18,693.90 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
1311,611.81 miles (18,687.35 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
1411,608.22 miles (18,681.57 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
1511,597.70 miles (18,664.64 km) NEPMRF Barking Sands (BKH)Kekaha, Hawaii, United StatesView PMRF Barking Sands on a map Set BKH as destination Airport Set BKH as destination Airport Get more information about PMRF Barking Sands