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CYS Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: CYS / KCYS
Airport Names:
  1. Cheyenne Regional Airport
  2. Jerry Olson Field
Location: Cheyenne, Wyoming, United States
GPS Coordinates: 41°9'20"N by 104°48'38"W
Area Served: Cheyenne, Wyoming
Operator/Owner: Cheyenne Regional Airport Board
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 6,159 feet (1,877 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Cheyenne Regional Airport (CYS):

  • Because of Cheyenne Regional Airport's high elevation of 6,159 feet, planes must typically fly at a faster airspeed in order to takeoff or land at CYS. Combined with a high temperature, this could make CYS a "Hot & High" airport, where the air density is lower than it would otherwise be at sea level.
  • Because of its high altitude, aircraft manufacturers test their planes at Cheyenne.
  • In addition to being known as "Cheyenne Regional Airport", another name for CYS is "Jerry Olson Field".
  • The closest airport to Cheyenne Regional Airport (CYS) is Francis E. Warren Air Force Base (FEW), which is located only 3 miles (5 kilometers) WSW of CYS.
  • The furthest airport from Cheyenne Regional Airport (CYS) is Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport (RRG), which is located 10,803 miles (17,385 kilometers) away in Rodrigues Island, Mauritius.
  • Cheyenne Regional Airport (CYS) has 2 runways.
  • Occasional charter flights go to Laughlin or Wendover, Nevada.
  • Cheyenne's airport saw its first commercial passengers in the 1920s.

Map of Nearest Airports from Cheyenne Regional Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Cheyenne Regional Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
13.32 miles (5.34 km) WSWFrancis E. Warren Air Force Base (FEW)Cheyenne, Wyoming, United StatesView Francis E. Warren Air Force Base on a map View satellite image of Francis E. Warren Air Force Base Set FEW as destination Airport Get more information about Francis E. Warren Air Force Base
246.20 miles (74.35 km) WNWLaramie Regional Airport (LAR)Laramie, Wyoming, United StatesView Laramie Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Laramie Regional Airport Set LAR as destination Airport Get more information about Laramie Regional Airport
349.74 miles (80.04 km) SSWFort Collins-Loveland Municipal Airport (FNL)Fort Collins/Loveland, Colorado, United StatesView Fort Collins-Loveland Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Fort Collins-Loveland Municipal Airport Set FNL as destination Airport Get more information about Fort Collins-Loveland Municipal Airport
450.47 miles (81.23 km) SGreeley-Weld County Airport (GXY)Greeley, Colorado, United StatesView Greeley-Weld County Airport on a map View satellite image of Greeley-Weld County Airport Set GXY as destination Airport Get more information about Greeley-Weld County Airport
571.40 miles (114.91 km) NNETorrington Municipal Airport (TOR)Torrington, Wyoming, United StatesView Torrington Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Torrington Municipal Airport Set TOR as destination Airport Get more information about Torrington Municipal Airport
680.09 miles (128.89 km) NEWestern Nebraska Regional Airport (BFF)Scottsbluff, Nebraska, United StatesView Western Nebraska Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Western Nebraska Regional Airport Set BFF as destination Airport Get more information about Western Nebraska Regional Airport
780.13 miles (128.96 km) SSWBoulder Municipal Airport (WBU)Boulder, Colorado, United StatesView Boulder Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Boulder Municipal Airport Set WBU as destination Airport Get more information about Boulder Municipal Airport
887.63 miles (141.02 km) SRocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport (BJC)Denver, Colorado, United StatesView Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport on a map View satellite image of Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport Set BJC as destination Airport Get more information about Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport
989.69 miles (144.34 km) SDenver International Airport (DEN)Denver, Colorado, United StatesView Denver International Airport on a map View satellite image of Denver International Airport Set DEN as destination Airport Get more information about Denver International Airport
1095.09 miles (153.03 km) ESidney Municipal Airport (SNY)Sidney, Nebraska, United StatesView Sidney Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Sidney Municipal Airport Set SNY as destination Airport Get more information about Sidney Municipal Airport
11106.38 miles (171.20 km) WNWShively Field (SAA)Saratoga, Wyoming, United StatesView Shively Field on a map View satellite image of Shively Field Set SAA as destination Airport Get more information about Shively Field
12107.31 miles (172.70 km) SEColorado Plains Regional Airport (AKO)Akron, Colorado, United StatesView Colorado Plains Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Colorado Plains Regional Airport Set AKO as destination Airport Get more information about Colorado Plains Regional Airport
13109.57 miles (176.34 km) SCentennial Airport (APA)Arapahoe County, Colorado, United StatesView Centennial Airport on a map View satellite image of Centennial Airport Set APA as destination Airport Get more information about Centennial Airport
14116.19 miles (186.99 km) WSWSteamboat Springs Airport (SBS)Steamboat Springs, Colorado, United StatesView Steamboat Springs Airport on a map View satellite image of Steamboat Springs Airport Set SBS as destination Airport Get more information about Steamboat Springs Airport
15117.21 miles (188.63 km) NNWConverse County Airport (DGW)Douglas, Wyoming, United StatesView Converse County Airport on a map View satellite image of Converse County Airport Set DGW as destination Airport Get more information about Converse County Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Cheyenne Regional Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Cheyenne Regional Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
110,802.82 miles (17,385.41 km) SSESir Gaëtan Duval Airport (RRG)Rodrigues Island, MauritiusView Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport on a map View satellite image of Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport Set RRG as destination Airport Get more information about Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport
210,675.12 miles (17,179.89 km) SESir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport (MRU)Plaisance, MauritiusView Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport on a map View satellite image of Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport Set MRU as destination Airport Get more information about Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport
310,645.53 miles (17,132.27 km) SEPierrefonds Airport (ZSE)Saint-Pierre, RéunionView Pierrefonds Airport on a map View satellite image of Pierrefonds Airport Set ZSE as destination Airport Get more information about Pierrefonds Airport
410,624.57 miles (17,098.55 km) SERoland Garros Airport (RUN)St Denis, Réunion, FranceView Roland Garros Airport on a map View satellite image of Roland Garros Airport Set RUN as destination Airport Get more information about Roland Garros Airport
510,473.59 miles (16,855.57 km) ESETôlanaro Airport (FTU)Tôlanaro, MadagascarView Tôlanaro Airport on a map View satellite image of Tôlanaro Airport Set FTU as destination Airport Get more information about Tôlanaro Airport
610,353.15 miles (16,661.73 km) ESEAmpanihy Airport (AMP)Ampanihy, MadagascarView Ampanihy Airport on a map View satellite image of Ampanihy Airport Set AMP as destination Airport Get more information about Ampanihy Airport
710,351.13 miles (16,658.49 km) ESEMananjary Airport (MNJ)Mananjary, MadagascarView Mananjary Airport on a map View satellite image of Mananjary Airport Set MNJ as destination Airport Get more information about Mananjary Airport
810,308.33 miles (16,589.61 km) ESEFianarantsoa Airport (WFI)Fianarantsoa, MadagascarView Fianarantsoa Airport on a map View satellite image of Fianarantsoa Airport Set WFI as destination Airport Get more information about Fianarantsoa Airport
910,231.98 miles (16,466.73 km) SEToamasino Airport (TMM)Toamasina, MadagascarView Toamasino Airport on a map View satellite image of Toamasino Airport Set TMM as destination Airport Get more information about Toamasino Airport
1010,214.49 miles (16,438.58 km) WMargaret River Airport (MGV)Margaret River, Western Australia, AustraliaView Margaret River Airport on a map View satellite image of Margaret River Airport Set MGV as destination Airport Get more information about Margaret River Airport
1110,193.41 miles (16,404.67 km) SESainte Marie Airport (SMS)Île Sainte-Marie, MadagascarView Sainte Marie Airport on a map View satellite image of Sainte Marie Airport Set SMS as destination Airport Get more information about Sainte Marie Airport
1210,191.77 miles (16,402.03 km) WBusselton Regional Airport (BQB)Busselton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Busselton Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Busselton Regional Airport Set BQB as destination Airport Get more information about Busselton Regional Airport
1310,188.91 miles (16,397.43 km) SEIvato International Airport (TNR)Antananarivo, MadagascarView Ivato International Airport on a map View satellite image of Ivato International Airport Set TNR as destination Airport Get more information about Ivato International Airport
1410,180.48 miles (16,383.86 km) ESEManja Airport (MJA)Manja, Menabe, MadagascarView Manja Airport on a map View satellite image of Manja Airport Set MJA as destination Airport Get more information about Manja Airport
1510,170.02 miles (16,367.03 km) WManjimup Airport (MJP)Manjimup, Western Australia, AustraliaView Manjimup Airport on a map View satellite image of Manjimup Airport Set MJP as destination Airport Get more information about Manjimup Airport