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Where’s the Nearest Airport? New Diagram Shows—for Every Place on Earth
Max Ehrenfreund shares news of a map by Jason Davies that uses a Voronoi diagram to illustrate the “airport that is nearest to every point on the surface of the earth.”
Davies chose to represent large airports with scheduled services, expanding on an earlier, similar diagram for airports of all sizes just in the United States.
In case you’re wondering what the world’s most remote airport is, or where the world’s most remote location relative to any airport is, Davies’s own website directs you to the spot. In the case of the latter, it's in in Antarctica—5,147km from the nearest three airports