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BFL Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: BFL / KBFL
Airport Names:
  1. Meadows Field
  2. Kern County Airport No. 1
Location: Bakersfield, California, United States
GPS Coordinates: 35°26'2"N by 119°3'28"W
Area Served: Greater Bakersfield metropolitan area
Operator/Owner: Kern County
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 510 feet (155 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Meadows Field (BFL):

  • The furthest airport from Meadows Field (BFL) is Pierrefonds Airport (ZSE), which is located 11,406 miles (18,356 kilometers) away in Saint-Pierre, Réunion.
  • The airport is located at the intersection of Merle Haggard Drive and Airport Drive, in Oildale.
  • Passenger and baggage handling at Meadows Field is provided solely by DAL Global Services.
  • Meadows Field (BFL) has 2 runways.
  • Meadows Field covers 1,357 acres at an elevation of 510 feet above mean sea level.
  • The closest airport to Meadows Field (BFL) is Shafter Airport (MIT), which is located only 9 miles (15 kilometers) WNW of BFL.
  • After the war Meadows Field would return to its role as a commercial airport.
  • Federal Aviation Administration records show 141,847 passenger boardings in calendar year 2008, 103,067 enplanements in 2009, and 111,699 in 2010.
  • In the early 2000s, the county started an initiative to address the problems in air service.
  • Because of Meadows Field's relatively low elevation of 510 feet, planes can take off or land at Meadows 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.
  • In addition to being known as "Meadows Field", another name for BFL is "Kern County Airport No. 1".

Map of Nearest Airports from Meadows Field:

List of Nearest Airports from Meadows Field:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
19.03 miles (14.53 km) WNWShafter Airport (MIT)Shafter, California, United StatesView Shafter Airport on a map View satellite image of Shafter Airport Set MIT as destination Airport Get more information about Shafter Airport
240.54 miles (65.25 km) ESETehachapi Municipal Airport (TSP)Tehachapi, California, United StatesView Tehachapi Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Tehachapi Municipal Airport Set TSP as destination Airport Get more information about Tehachapi Municipal Airport
341.17 miles (66.25 km) NPorterville Municipal AirportPorterville Army Airfield (PTV)Porterville, California, United StatesView Porterville Municipal AirportPorterville Army Airfield on a map View satellite image of Porterville Municipal AirportPorterville Army Airfield Set PTV as destination Airport Get more information about Porterville Municipal AirportPorterville Army Airfield
452.16 miles (83.95 km) NNWMefford Field (TLR)Tulare, California, United StatesView Mefford Field on a map View satellite image of Mefford Field Set TLR as destination Airport Get more information about Mefford Field
555.15 miles (88.76 km) NNWCorcoran Airport (CRO)Corcoran, California, United StatesView Corcoran Airport on a map View satellite image of Corcoran Airport Set CRO as destination Airport Get more information about Corcoran Airport
657.30 miles (92.22 km) ESEMojave Air and Space Port (MHV)Mojave, California, United StatesView Mojave Air and Space Port on a map View satellite image of Mojave Air and Space Port Set MHV as destination Airport Get more information about Mojave Air and Space Port
763.94 miles (102.90 km) NNWVisalia Municipal AirportVisalia Army Airfield (VIS)Visalia, California, United StatesView Visalia Municipal AirportVisalia Army Airfield on a map View satellite image of Visalia Municipal AirportVisalia Army Airfield Set VIS as destination Airport Get more information about Visalia Municipal AirportVisalia Army Airfield
867.40 miles (108.46 km) SEGeneral Wm. J. Fox Airfield (WJF)Lancaster, California, United StatesView General Wm. J. Fox Airfield on a map View satellite image of General Wm. J. Fox Airfield Set WJF as destination Airport Get more information about General Wm. J. Fox Airfield
970.78 miles (113.91 km) ENEInyokern Airport (IYK)Inyokern, California, United StatesView Inyokern Airport on a map View satellite image of Inyokern Airport Set IYK as destination Airport Get more information about Inyokern Airport
1075.10 miles (120.86 km) SSanta Paula Airport (SZP)Santa Paula, California, United StatesView Santa Paula Airport on a map View satellite image of Santa Paula Airport Set SZP as destination Airport Get more information about Santa Paula Airport
1175.70 miles (121.83 km) ESEEdwards Air Force Base (EDW)Edwards, California, United StatesView Edwards Air Force Base on a map View satellite image of Edwards Air Force Base Set EDW as destination Airport Get more information about Edwards Air Force Base
1278.24 miles (125.92 km) SEPalmdale Regional Airport (PMD)Palmdale, California, United StatesView Palmdale Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Palmdale Regional Airport Set PMD as destination Airport Get more information about Palmdale Regional Airport
1379.78 miles (128.40 km) NWNaval Air Station Lemoore (NLC)Lemoore, California, United StatesView Naval Air Station Lemoore on a map View satellite image of Naval Air Station Lemoore Set NLC as destination Airport Get more information about Naval Air Station Lemoore
1481.12 miles (130.56 km) SWSanta Ynez Airport (SQA)Santa Ynez, California, United StatesView Santa Ynez Airport on a map View satellite image of Santa Ynez Airport Set SQA as destination Airport Get more information about Santa Ynez Airport
1582.54 miles (132.84 km) SSWSanta Barbara Airport (SBA)Santa Barbara, California, United StatesView Santa Barbara Airport on a map View satellite image of Santa Barbara Airport Set SBA as destination Airport Get more information about Santa Barbara Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Meadows Field:

List of Furthest Airports from Meadows Field:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,406.21 miles (18,356.46 km) SSEPierrefonds 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
211,381.41 miles (18,316.56 km) SSESir 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
311,379.48 miles (18,313.46 km) SSERoland 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
411,343.70 miles (18,255.87 km) SSir 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
511,337.60 miles (18,246.05 km) SETôlanaro 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
611,219.27 miles (18,055.61 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
711,193.16 miles (18,013.60 km) SEMananjary 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
811,158.78 miles (17,958.27 km) SEFianarantsoa 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
911,046.40 miles (17,777.41 km) SSEToamasino 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
1011,041.34 miles (17,769.27 km) SEManja 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
1111,029.39 miles (17,750.04 km) SEAndavadoaka Airport (DVD)Andavadoaka, Toliara province, Atsimo-Andrefana region, MadagascarView Andavadoaka Airport on a map View satellite image of Andavadoaka Airport Set DVD as destination Airport Get more information about Andavadoaka Airport
1211,023.43 miles (17,740.45 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
1311,016.65 miles (17,729.53 km) SEMorombe Airport (MXM)Morombe, MadagascarView Morombe Airport on a map View satellite image of Morombe Airport Set MXM as destination Airport Get more information about Morombe Airport
1410,996.78 miles (17,697.57 km) SSESainte 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
1510,990.34 miles (17,687.19 km) SEMiandrivazo Airport (ZVA)Miandrivazo, MadagascarView Miandrivazo Airport on a map View satellite image of Miandrivazo Airport Set ZVA as destination Airport Get more information about Miandrivazo Airport