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Where is Aruba Located? How Far from Major Airports?

The island nation of Aruba is located in the Caribbean Sea off the northern tip of South America.

It is located only 15 miles from the coast of Venezuela. In fact, it is easy to see Venezuela in the distance on a clear day from high ground such as.

The island's point on the map is 12 30 N, 69 58 W.

It is 180 square kilometers or slightly larger than Washington D.C., according to the CIA Factbook.

The majority of flights arriving in Aruba at Queen Beatrix International Airport in Oranjestad originate in a small number of major U.S., European, Central and South American cities.

These cities and their distances include:

Amsterdam - 7,897 kilometers
Atlanta GA - 1,725 miles
Bogota - 614 miles
Boston MA - 2,065 miles
Charlotte NC - 1,710 miles
London - 7,544 kilometers
Miami FL - 1,132 miles
Orlando FL - 1,328 miles
Panama City - 689 miles
Washington D.C. - 1,875 miles
Scott S. Bateman is a professional journalist who has traveled widely throughout the Caribbean and the Americas.

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October 06, 2014
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