Skip navigation
No more
Know more

A crazy-looking map that always shows you where the nearest airport is

Jason Davies created the Voronoi diagrams above to show the airport that is nearest to every point on the surface of the earth. Only large airports with scheduled services are depicted here. The most remote airport in the world is Mataveri International Airport on Easter Island, in the southeastern Pacific.

Many thanks to Davies for the use of his images.

Max Ehrenfreund | April 11, 2014 at 3:30 pm
Know more: What is a Voronoi diagram?
No more
Know more
Americans believe in religious freedom — just not for Muslims
Ana Swanson
No more
Know more
What California’s drought looks like from space
Ana Swanson
ADVERTISEMENT
No more
Know more
Once upon a time, Europeans thought California was an island
Ana Swanson
No more
Know more
Map: Where $1.7 billion in military equipment has gone to in the states
Ana Swanson
No more
Know more
The world’s worst cities for gridlock
Ana Swanson
No more
Know more
The country with the most powerful passport is pretty much what you’d expect
Ana Swanson
No more
Know more
Charted: What punk, rap, country and folk artists are likely to die from
Ana Swanson
No more
Know more
The U.S. just published a gorgeous new topographical map of the moon
Ana Swanson
No more
Know more
From Boston to Dallas and Washington, D.C., the biggest winners and losers in professional sports
Ana Swanson
No more
Know more
Where America’s uninsured, untreated, mentally ill live
Ana Swanson
No more
Know more
20 years ago, a young Marco Rubio was already battling the Clintons
Ana Swanson