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BED Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: BED / KBED
Airport Names:
  1. Laurence G. Hanscom Field
  2. Hanscom Air Force Base
Location: Bedford, Massachusetts, United States
GPS Coordinates: 42°28'11"N by 71°17'20"W
Operator/Owner: Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport)
Airport Type: Public / Military
Elevation: 132 feet (40 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Laurence G. Hanscom Field (BED):

  • The furthest airport from Laurence G. Hanscom Field (BED) is Margaret River Airport (MGV), which is located 11,753 miles (18,914 kilometers) away in Margaret River, Western Australia, Australia.
  • The closest airport to Laurence G. Hanscom Field (BED) is Boston Logan International Airport (BOS), which is located only 16 miles (26 kilometers) ESE of BED.
  • Laurence G. Hanscom Field (BED) has 2 runways.
  • In February 2006, NBA player Sebastian Telfair was questioned after a handgun registered to his girlfriend was found in his pillowcase aboard the Portland Trail Blazers team plane.
  • Hanscom is a critical part of the air transportation infrastructure for Massachusetts and the rest of New England.
  • On August 8, 1962, a US Air Force KC-135 tanker crashed on approach to Hanscom Field's runway 11, destroying the aircraft and killing all three members of the flight crew.
  • Because of Laurence G. Hanscom Field's relatively low elevation of 132 feet, planes can take off or land at Laurence G. Hanscom Field 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.
  • Hanscom's traffic is primarily business jets and general aviation aircraft.
  • In September 1964, The Beatles arrived at Hanscom Field aboard a chartered aircraft during one of their American concert tours.
  • In addition to being known as "Laurence G. Hanscom Field", another name for BED is "Hanscom Air Force Base".

Map of Nearest Airports from Laurence G. Hanscom Field:

List of Nearest Airports from Laurence G. Hanscom Field:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
116.19 miles (26.06 km) ESEBoston Logan International Airport (BOS)Boston, Massachusetts, United StatesView Boston Logan International Airport on a map Set BOS as destination Airport Get more information about Boston Logan International Airport
217.49 miles (28.14 km) WNWMoore Army Airfield (AYE)Leominster, Massachusetts, United StatesView Moore Army Airfield on a map Set AYE as destination Airport Get more information about Moore Army Airfield
319.04 miles (30.65 km) NNELawrence Municipal Airport (LWM)Lawrence, Massachusetts, United StatesView Lawrence Municipal Airport on a map Set LWM as destination Airport Get more information about Lawrence Municipal Airport
420.19 miles (32.50 km) SSENorwood Memorial Airport (OWD)Norwood, Massachusetts, United StatesView Norwood Memorial Airport on a map Set OWD as destination Airport Get more information about Norwood Memorial Airport
520.54 miles (33.05 km) ENEBeverly Municipal Airport (BVY)Beverly, Massachusetts, United StatesView Beverly Municipal Airport on a map Set BVY as destination Airport Get more information about Beverly Municipal Airport
624.40 miles (39.27 km) NNWNashua Airport (ASH)Nashua, New Hampshire, United StatesView Nashua Airport on a map Set ASH as destination Airport Get more information about Nashua Airport
732.81 miles (52.81 km) NNWManchester–Boston Regional Airport (MHT)Manchester, New Hampshire, United StatesView Manchester–Boston Regional Airport on a map Set MHT as destination Airport Get more information about Manchester–Boston Regional Airport
833.08 miles (53.23 km) WSWWorcester Regional Airport (ORH)Worcester, Massachusetts, United StatesView Worcester Regional Airport on a map Set ORH as destination Airport Get more information about Worcester Regional Airport
937.45 miles (60.27 km) WGardner Municipal Airport (GDM)Gardner, Massachusetts, United StatesView Gardner Municipal Airport on a map Set GDM as destination Airport Get more information about Gardner Municipal Airport
1039.33 miles (63.30 km) SSWNorth Central State Airport (SFZ)Pawtucket, Rhode Island, United StatesView North Central State Airport on a map Set SFZ as destination Airport Get more information about North Central State Airport
1143.05 miles (69.29 km) WNWJaffrey Airport - Silver Ranch Airpark (AFN)Jaffrey, New Hampshire, United StatesView Jaffrey Airport - Silver Ranch Airpark on a map Set AFN as destination Airport Get more information about Jaffrey Airport - Silver Ranch Airpark
1248.19 miles (77.56 km) NNEPortsmouth International Airport at Pease (PSM)Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United StatesView Portsmouth International Airport at Pease on a map Set PSM as destination Airport Get more information about Portsmouth International Airport at Pease
1348.22 miles (77.60 km) SEPlymouth Municipal Airport (PYM)Plymouth, Massachusetts, United StatesView Plymouth Municipal Airport on a map Set PYM as destination Airport Get more information about Plymouth Municipal Airport
1449.01 miles (78.88 km) WSWWare Airport (UWA)Ware, Massachusetts, United StatesView Ware Airport on a map Set UWA as destination Airport Get more information about Ware Airport
1551.77 miles (83.32 km) NNWConcord Municipal Airport (CON)Concord, New Hampshire, United StatesView Concord Municipal Airport on a map Set CON as destination Airport Get more information about Concord Municipal Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Laurence G. Hanscom Field:

List of Furthest Airports from Laurence G. Hanscom Field:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,752.82 miles (18,914.29 km) SSWMargaret 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
211,742.21 miles (18,897.21 km) SWManjimup Airport (MJP)Manjimup, Western Australia, AustraliaView Manjimup Airport on a map Set MJP as destination Airport Get more information about Manjimup Airport
311,729.83 miles (18,877.28 km) SSWBusselton 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
411,722.76 miles (18,865.91 km) SWAlbany Airport (ALH)Albany, Western Australia, AustraliaView Albany Airport on a map Set ALH as destination Airport Get more information about Albany Airport
511,703.42 miles (18,834.78 km) SSWBunbury Airport (BUY)Bunbury, Western Australia, AustraliaView Bunbury Airport on a map Set BUY as destination Airport Get more information about Bunbury Airport
611,660.71 miles (18,766.05 km) SWKatanning Airport (KNI)Katanning, Western Australia, AustraliaView Katanning Airport on a map Set KNI as destination Airport Get more information about Katanning Airport
711,622.79 miles (18,705.02 km) SSWRottnest Airport (RTS)Rottnest Island, Western Australia, AustraliaView Rottnest Airport on a map Set RTS as destination Airport Get more information about Rottnest Airport
811,619.64 miles (18,699.96 km) SSWJandakot Airport (JAD)Jandakot, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jandakot Airport on a map Set JAD as destination Airport Get more information about Jandakot Airport
911,607.68 miles (18,680.70 km) SSWPerth Airport (PER)Perth, Western Australia, AustraliaView Perth Airport on a map Set PER as destination Airport Get more information about Perth Airport
1011,525.81 miles (18,548.95 km) SSWJurien 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
1111,502.27 miles (18,511.06 km) SWEsperance Airport (EPR)Esperance, AustraliaView Esperance Airport on a map Set EPR as destination Airport Get more information about Esperance Airport
1211,434.51 miles (18,402.01 km) SSWGeraldton Airport (GET)Geraldton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Geraldton Airport on a map Set GET as destination Airport Get more information about Geraldton Airport
1311,433.72 miles (18,400.75 km) SSWMorawa Airport (MWB)Morawa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Morawa Airport on a map Set MWB as destination Airport Get more information about Morawa Airport
1411,397.59 miles (18,342.60 km) SSWMullewa Airport (MXU)Mullewa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Mullewa Airport on a map Set MXU as destination Airport Get more information about Mullewa Airport
1511,393.43 miles (18,335.90 km) SWWindarling Airport (WRN)Windarling, AustraliaView Windarling Airport on a map Set WRN as destination Airport Get more information about Windarling Airport