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AUS Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: AUS / KAUS
Airport Name: Austin–Bergstrom International Airport
Location: Austin, Texas, United States
GPS Coordinates: 30°11'39"N by 97°40'12"W
Area Served: Greater Austin
Operator/Owner: City of Austin
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 542 feet (165 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Austin–Bergstrom International Airport (AUS):

  • The furthest airport from Austin–Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) is Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport (RRG), which is located 11,050 miles (17,783 kilometers) away in Rodrigues Island, Mauritius.
  • Robert Mueller Airport remained open for general aviation use through June 22, 1999, at which point it was closed to passenger traffic indefinitely.
  • The issue of a $400 million bond referendum for a new airport owned and operated by the city was put to a public vote in May 1993 with a campaign managed by local public affairs consultant Don Martin and then-Mayor Bruce Todd and was approved by 63% of the vote.
  • Austin–Bergstrom International Airport opened to the public on May 23, 1999 with a 12,250 feet runway, among the nation's longest commercial runways.
  • Currently Southwest Airlines is the airline flying with the most passengers out of ABIA.
  • Because of Austin–Bergstrom International Airport's relatively low elevation of 542 feet, planes can take off or land at Austin–Bergstrom International Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • The first officially sanctioned landing field in Austin was Penn Field.
  • Barbara Jordan Terminal was designed by the Austin firm of Page Southerland Page with associate architect Gensler under contract to the New Airport Project Team, with lead architect University of Texas at Austin Architecture professor Larry Speck.
  • A new dedicated facility known as the South Terminal Austin was approved by the Austin City Council in order to accommodate the arrival of Mexican-based, low-cost airline, VivaAerobus, which launched operations on May 1, 2008.
  • Currently, there are over 150 daily departures to 44 destinations in the U.S., Mexico, and United Kingdom.
  • Austin–Bergstrom International Airport handled 10,017,958 passengers last year.
  • The closest airport to Austin–Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) is Austin Executive Airport (EDC), which is located only 15 miles (24 kilometers) NNE of AUS.
  • Austin–Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) has 2 runways.

Map of Nearest Airports from Austin–Bergstrom International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Austin–Bergstrom International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
115.12 miles (24.33 km) NNEAustin Executive Airport (EDC)Austin, Texas, United StatesView Austin Executive Airport on a map Set EDC as destination Airport Get more information about Austin Executive Airport
258.67 miles (94.42 km) SWRandolph Air Force Base Joint Base San Antonio (RND)Universal City, Texas, United StatesView Randolph Air Force Base Joint Base San Antonio on a map Set RND as destination Airport Get more information about Randolph Air Force Base Joint Base San Antonio
361.04 miles (98.23 km) NKilleen–Fort Hood Regional Airport (GRK)Fort Hood / Killeen, Texas, United StatesView Killeen–Fort Hood Regional Airport on a map Set GRK as destination Airport Get more information about Killeen–Fort Hood Regional Airport
461.60 miles (99.13 km) NSkylark Field (ILE)Killeen, Texas, United StatesView Skylark Field on a map Set ILE as destination Airport Get more information about Skylark Field
565.39 miles (105.23 km) NHood Army Airfield (HLR)Fort Hood / Killeen, Texas, United StatesView Hood Army Airfield on a map Set HLR as destination Airport Get more information about Hood Army Airfield
666.62 miles (107.21 km) SWSan Antonio International Airport (SAT)San Antonio, Texas, United StatesView San Antonio International Airport on a map Set SAT as destination Airport Get more information about San Antonio International Airport
767.97 miles (109.38 km) NNEDraughon-Miller Central Texas Regional Airport (TPL)Temple, Texas, United StatesView Draughon-Miller Central Texas Regional Airport on a map Set TPL as destination Airport Get more information about Draughon-Miller Central Texas Regional Airport
876.28 miles (122.76 km) SWStinson Municipal Airport (SSF)San Antonio, Texas, United StatesView Stinson Municipal Airport on a map Set SSF as destination Airport Get more information about Stinson Municipal Airport
978.22 miles (125.89 km) SWLackland Air Force Base Joint Base San Antonio (SKF)San Antonio, Texas, United StatesView Lackland Air Force Base Joint Base San Antonio on a map Set SKF as destination Airport Get more information about Lackland Air Force Base Joint Base San Antonio
1082.47 miles (132.72 km) ENEEasterwood Airport (CLL)College Station, Texas, United StatesView Easterwood Airport on a map Set CLL as destination Airport Get more information about Easterwood Airport
1185.96 miles (138.33 km) WKerrville Municipal Airport (ERV)Kerrville, Texas, United StatesView Kerrville Municipal Airport on a map Set ERV as destination Airport Get more information about Kerrville Municipal Airport
1287.48 miles (140.79 km) ENECoulter Field (CFD)Bryan, Texas, United StatesView Coulter Field on a map Set CFD as destination Airport Get more information about Coulter Field
13101.31 miles (163.04 km) NNEWaco Regional Airport (ACT)Waco, Texas, United StatesView Waco Regional Airport on a map Set ACT as destination Airport Get more information about Waco Regional Airport
14103.14 miles (165.98 km) SSEVictoria Regional Airport (VCT)Victoria, Texas, United StatesView Victoria Regional Airport on a map Set VCT as destination Airport Get more information about Victoria Regional Airport
15105.79 miles (170.26 km) NNETSTC Waco Airport (CNW)Waco, Texas, United StatesView TSTC Waco Airport on a map Set CNW as destination Airport Get more information about TSTC Waco Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Austin–Bergstrom International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Austin–Bergstrom International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,050.16 miles (17,783.47 km) ESESir Gaëtan Duval Airport (RRG)Rodrigues Island, MauritiusView Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport on a map Set RRG as destination Airport Get more information about Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport
210,884.61 miles (17,517.04 km) SWCocos (Keeling) Island Airport (CCK)Cocos Islands, AustraliaView Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport on a map Set CCK as destination Airport Get more information about Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport
310,760.90 miles (17,317.94 km) ESESir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport (MRU)Plaisance, MauritiusView Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport on a map Set MRU as destination Airport Get more information about Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport
410,659.34 miles (17,154.50 km) ESEPierrefonds Airport (ZSE)Saint-Pierre, RéunionView Pierrefonds Airport on a map Set ZSE as destination Airport Get more information about Pierrefonds Airport
510,651.46 miles (17,141.83 km) ESERoland Garros Airport (RUN)St Denis, Réunion, FranceView Roland Garros Airport on a map Set RUN as destination Airport Get more information about Roland Garros Airport
610,514.41 miles (16,921.26 km) WShark Bay Airport (MJK)Monkey Mia, Western Australia, AustraliaView Shark Bay Airport on a map Set MJK as destination Airport Get more information about Shark Bay Airport
710,508.89 miles (16,912.38 km) WSWMargaret River Airport (MGV)Margaret River, Western Australia, AustraliaView Margaret River Airport on a map Set MGV as destination Airport Get more information about Margaret River Airport
810,504.72 miles (16,905.67 km) WKalbarri Airport (KAX)Kalbarri, Western Australia, AustraliaView Kalbarri Airport on a map Set KAX as destination Airport Get more information about Kalbarri Airport
910,493.78 miles (16,888.06 km) WGeraldton Airport (GET)Geraldton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Geraldton Airport on a map Set GET as destination Airport Get more information about Geraldton Airport
1010,491.15 miles (16,883.83 km) WSWBusselton Regional Airport (BQB)Busselton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Busselton Regional Airport on a map Set BQB as destination Airport Get more information about Busselton Regional Airport
1110,490.46 miles (16,882.72 km) WJurien Bay Airport (JUR)Jurien Bay, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jurien Bay Airport on a map Set JUR as destination Airport Get more information about Jurien Bay Airport
1210,488.19 miles (16,879.07 km) WCarnarvon Airport (CVQ)Carnarvon, Western Australia, AustraliaView Carnarvon Airport on a map Set CVQ as destination Airport Get more information about Carnarvon Airport
1310,475.73 miles (16,859.01 km) WSWRottnest Airport (RTS)Rottnest Island, Western Australia, AustraliaView Rottnest Airport on a map Set RTS as destination Airport Get more information about Rottnest Airport
1410,474.34 miles (16,856.78 km) WSWBunbury Airport (BUY)Bunbury, Western Australia, AustraliaView Bunbury Airport on a map Set BUY as destination Airport Get more information about Bunbury Airport
1510,456.39 miles (16,827.89 km) WSWJandakot Airport (JAD)Jandakot, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jandakot Airport on a map Set JAD as destination Airport Get more information about Jandakot Airport