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List of defunct international airports

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The following is a list of airports that have had commercial/civil and international air service in the past and no longer have scheduled commercial/passenger operations.


Airport Location Year of closure
Casablanca-Anfa Airport Morocco Casablanca 2007
Durban International Airport South Africa Durban 2010
Palmietfontein Airport South Africa Johannesburg 1950s
Rand Airport South Africa Johannesburg Late 1940s
Simi-Simi Airport Democratic Republic of the Congo Kisangani Year unknown
Wingfield Aerodrome South Africa Cape Town 1954


Airport Location / City served Date of closure / Notes
Abu Dhabi Airfield United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi 1969
Al Bateen Executive Airport United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi 1982
Atarot Airport Israel Jerusalem 2001
Bacolod City Domestic Airport Philippines Bacolod 2008
Begumpet Airport India Begumpet, Secunderabad, Hyderabad, Telangana 23 March 2008
Converted to military use.
Replaced by the new, much larger Rajiv Gandhi International Airport in Shamshabad.
Beijing Nanyuan Airport China Fengtai, Beijing 25 September 2019
Replaced by the new, much larger Beijing Daxing International Airport in Daxing District.
Benazir Bhutto International Airport Pakistan Islamabad 2018
Chongqing Baishiyi Airport China Chongqing 21 January 1990
Replaced by the new, much larger Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport in Yubei District.
Doha International Airport Qatar Doha 2014
Gia Lam Airport Vietnam Hanoi 1978
Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport (former) China Baiyun, Guangzhou, Guangdong 5 August 2004
Replaced by the new, much larger airport of the same title in Baiyun-Huadu districts.
Hangzhou Jianqiao Airport China Jianqiao, Jianggan, Hangzhou, Zhejiang 29 December 2000
Replaced by the new, much larger Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport in Yingbin Avenue, Xiaoshan, Hangzhou, Zhejiang.
Hefei Luogang Airport China Baohe, Hefei, Anhui 30 May 2013
Replaced by the new, much larger Hefei Xinqiao International Airport in Shushan, Hefei, Anhui.
Hindustan Airport India in the heart of Bangalore, Karnataka 24 May 2008
Replaced by the new, much larger Kempegowda International Airport in Devanahalli, Bangalore Rural district, Karnataka.
Ishigaki Airport Japan Ishigaki, Okinawa 2013
Juhu Aerodrome India Juhu, Mumbai, Maharashtra 1948
Kai Tak Airport Hong Kong Kowloon, Hong Kong 6 July 1998
Replaced by the new, much larger Hong Kong International Airport in Chek Lap Kok.
Kallang Airport Singapore Singapore 1955
Kemayoran Airport Indonesia Jakarta 1985
Kunming Wujiaba International Airport China Kunming, Yunnan 28 June 2012
Replaced by the new, much larger Kunming Changshui International Airport in Changshui Village, Guandu District.
Legazpi Airport Philippines Legazpi, Albay 2020
Mandurriao Airport Philippines Mandurriao, Iloilo City 14 June 2007
Replaced by the new, much larger Iloilo International Airport in Cabatuan.
Nanchang Xiangtang Airport China Xiangtang, Nanchang 10 September 1999
Replaced by the new, much larger Nanchang Changbei International Airport in Lehua, Xinjian District.
Nanjing Dajiaochang Airport China Yuhuatai, Nanjing 28 June 1997
Replaced by the new, much larger Nanjing Lukou International Airport in Jiangning.
Old Chiang Rai Airport Thailand Chiang Rai 1990s
Paya Lebar Airport Singapore Singapore 1981
(converted to military use)
Polonia International Airport Indonesia Medan 2013
(converted to military use)
Quilon Aerodrome India Thiruvananthapuram 1932
Ratmalana Airport Sri Lanka Colombo 1967
Safdarjung Airport India New Delhi 1960s
Şanlıurfa Airport Turkey Urfa 2007
Selaparang Airport Indonesia Mataram 2011
Shanghai Jiangwan Airport China Shanghai 1994
Shanghai Longhua Airport China Shanghai 1966
Shantou Waisha Airport China Longhu, Shantou, Guangdong 15 December 2011
Replaced by the new, much larger Jieyang Chaoshan International Airport in Denggang, Jiedong, Jieyang, Guangdong
Simpang Airport Malaysia Kuala Lumpur 1965
Suzhou Guangfu Airport China Suzhou 1990s
Tagbilaran Airport Philippines Tagbilaran 2018
Temindung Airport Indonesia Samarinda 2018
Xi'an Xiguan Airport China Xi'an 1991
Yasser Arafat International Airport State of Palestine Gaza Strip 2000


Airport City served Year of closure Notes
Berck-sur-Mer France Pas-de-Calais Year unknown
Berlin Tempelhof Airport Germany Berlin 2008
Blackbushe Airport United Kingdom Yateley 1958
Blackpool Airport United Kingdom Blackpool 2014
Bristol (Whitchurch) Airport United Kingdom Bristol 1957
Bykovo Airport Russia Moscow 2010
Calais-Dunkerque Airport France Calais Year unknown
Cologne Butzweilerhof Airport Germany Cologne 1950s
Croydon Airport United Kingdom London 1959
Ellinikon International Airport Greece Athens 2001 Replaced by the new, much larger Athens International Airport in Spata (in time for the 2004 Summer Olympics).
Galway Airport Republic of Ireland Galway 2011
Haren Airport Belgium Brussels 1950s
Helsinki-Malmi Airport Finland Helsinki 1952
Replaced by the new, much larger Helsinki–Vantaa Airport (in time for the 1952 Summer Olympics).
Ipswich Airport United Kingdom Ipswich 1998
Katowice-Muchowiec Airport Poland Katowice Year unknown
Kraków-Rakowice-Czyżyny Airport Poland Kraków Year unknown
Khodynka Aerodrome Russia Moscow 2003 Starting from 1950s until the aerodrome's closure, it only handled shipping for new Ilyushin aircraft. The airport's metro station, Aeroport, still exists today.
Lympne Airport United Kingdom Lympne 1984
Lyon–Bron Airport France Lyon 1975 Civil traffic moved to Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport
Bron Airport is now used for general aviation
Malmö Bulltofta Airport Sweden Malmö 1972
Manston Airport United Kingdom Ramsgate 2014
Minsk-1 Airport Belarus Minsk 2015
Munich-Riem Airport Germany Munich 1992 Replaced with the new/larger Munich Airport. The area was developed into Messestadt Riem.
Nicosia International Airport Cyprus Nicosia 1974 Nicosia Airport was closed after the Turkish invasion of Cyprus: As such, the U.N. Buffer Zone between Cyprus and Northern Cyprus was formed, in which the airport is located on. All civil traffic moved to Larnaca International Airport in the Republic of Cyprus, and Ercan International Airport in Northern Cyprus.
Northolt Airport United Kingdom South Ruislip 1954
Oslo Airport, Fornebu Norway Oslo 1998
Paris–Le Bourget Airport France Paris Year unknown Civil traffic moved to Lyon–Saint-Exupéry Airport

Bron Airport is now used for general aviation

Renfrew Airport United Kingdom Glasgow 1966
Rhodes Maritsa Airport Greece Rhodes 1977
Rome Urbe Airport Italy Rome Year unknown
Säve Airport Sweden Gothenburg 2015
Sheffield City Airport United Kingdom Sheffield 2002
Słupsk-Redzikowo Airport Poland Słupsk 2016
Son Bonet Aerodrome Spain Palma de Mallorca 1959
Spilve Airport Latvia Riga 1980s
Stavanger Airport, Forus Norway Stavanger 1989
Torslanda Airport Sweden Gothenburg 1977
Waalhaven Netherlands Rotterdam 1956
Wrzeszcz Poland Gdańsk Year unknown

North America


Airport Location Year of closure
Daly Waters Airfield Australia Daly Waters 1970
Eagle Farm Airport Australia Brisbane 1988

South America

Airport Location Year of closure
Augusto Severo International Airport Brazil Parnamirim 2014
Bartolomeu de Gusmão Airport Brazil Rio de Janeiro 1943
Grano de Oro International Airport Venezuela Maracaibo 1969
Juana Azurduy de Padilla International Airport Bolivia Sucre 2016
Limatambo International Airport Peru Lima 1960
Los Cerrillos Airport Chile Santiago 1967
Old Gomez Niño National Airport Colombia Bucaramanga 1974
Old Luisa Caceres de Arismendi National Airport Venezuela Porlamar Year unknown
Old Mariscal Sucre International Airport Ecuador Quito 2013
Presidente Médici International Airport Brazil Rio Branco, Acre 1999
Techo International Airport Colombia Bogotá 1959


The respective sources are to be found in the individual airport articles.

This page was last edited on 9 July 2020, at 21:31
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