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IATA / ICAO Codes: BFR / KBFR
Airport Name: Virgil I. Grissom Municipal Airport
Location: Bedford, Indiana, United States
GPS Coordinates: 38°50'24"N by 86°26'43"W
Area Served: Bedford, Indiana
Operator/Owner: Lawrence County BOAC
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 728 feet (222 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Virgil I. Grissom Municipal Airport (BFR):

  • Because of Virgil I. Grissom Municipal Airport's relatively low elevation of 728 feet, planes can take off or land at Virgil I. Grissom Municipal 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 closest airport to Virgil I. Grissom Municipal Airport (BFR) is Monroe County Airport (BMG), which is located 23 miles (37 kilometers) NNW of BFR.
  • Virgil I. Grissom Municipal Airport (BFR) has 2 runways.
  • The furthest airport from Virgil I. Grissom Municipal Airport (BFR) is Margaret River Airport (MGV), which is located 11,195 miles (18,016 kilometers) away in Margaret River, Western Australia, Australia.
  • The airport is named in honor of Virgil I.

Map of Nearest Airports from Virgil I. Grissom Municipal Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Virgil I. Grissom Municipal Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
123.07 miles (37.12 km) NNWMonroe County Airport (BMG)Bloomington, Indiana, United StatesView Monroe County Airport on a map Set BMG as destination Airport Get more information about Monroe County Airport
225.28 miles (40.68 km) SSWFrench Lick Municipal Airport (FRH)French Lick, Indiana, United StatesView French Lick Municipal Airport on a map Set FRH as destination Airport Get more information about French Lick Municipal Airport
329.47 miles (47.42 km) ENEFreeman Municipal Airport (SER)Seymour, Indiana, United StatesView Freeman Municipal Airport on a map Set SER as destination Airport Get more information about Freeman Municipal Airport
441.44 miles (66.69 km) NEColumbus Municipal Airport (CLU)Columbus, Indiana, United StatesView Columbus Municipal Airport on a map Set CLU as destination Airport Get more information about Columbus Municipal Airport
549.22 miles (79.21 km) SWHuntingburg Airport (HNB)Huntingburg, Indiana, United StatesView Huntingburg Airport on a map Set HNB as destination Airport Get more information about Huntingburg Airport
653.09 miles (85.44 km) EMadison Municipal Airport (MDN)Madison, Indiana, United StatesView Madison Municipal Airport on a map Set MDN as destination Airport Get more information about Madison Municipal Airport
756.75 miles (91.33 km) WEd-Air Airport (OTN)Oaktown, Indiana, United StatesView Ed-Air Airport on a map Set OTN as destination Airport Get more information about Ed-Air Airport
857.12 miles (91.93 km) WNWSullivan County Airport (SIV)Sullivan, Indiana, United StatesView Sullivan County Airport on a map Set SIV as destination Airport Get more information about Sullivan County Airport
959.77 miles (96.19 km) SEBowman Field (LOU)Louisville, Kentucky, United StatesView Bowman Field on a map Set LOU as destination Airport Get more information about Bowman Field
1059.88 miles (96.36 km) SELouisville International Airport (SDF)Louisville, Kentucky, United StatesView Louisville International Airport on a map Set SDF as destination Airport Get more information about Louisville International Airport
1160.51 miles (97.38 km) WO'Neal Airport (OEA)Vincennes, Indiana, United StatesView O'Neal Airport on a map Set OEA as destination Airport Get more information about O'Neal Airport
1261.14 miles (98.40 km) NIndianapolis International Airport (IND)Indianapolis, Indiana, United StatesView Indianapolis International Airport on a map Set IND as destination Airport Get more information about Indianapolis International Airport
1362.60 miles (100.75 km) NWTerre Haute International Airport Hulman Field (HUF)Terre Haute, Indiana, United StatesView Terre Haute International Airport Hulman Field on a map Set HUF as destination Airport Get more information about Terre Haute International Airport Hulman Field
1462.69 miles (100.90 km) WLawrenceville–Vincennes International Airport (LWV)Lawrenceville, Illinois, United StatesView Lawrenceville–Vincennes International Airport on a map Set LWV as destination Airport Get more information about Lawrenceville–Vincennes International Airport
1569.37 miles (111.65 km) SSEGodman Army Airfield (FTK)Fort Knox, Kentucky, United StatesView Godman Army Airfield on a map Set FTK as destination Airport Get more information about Godman Army Airfield

Map of Furthest Airports from Virgil I. Grissom Municipal Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Virgil I. Grissom Municipal Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,194.62 miles (18,015.96 km) WMargaret 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
211,172.30 miles (17,980.03 km) WBusselton 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
311,149.29 miles (17,942.99 km) WBunbury Airport (BUY)Bunbury, Western Australia, AustraliaView Bunbury Airport on a map Set BUY as destination Airport Get more information about Bunbury Airport
411,147.66 miles (17,940.38 km) WManjimup Airport (MJP)Manjimup, Western Australia, AustraliaView Manjimup Airport on a map Set MJP as destination Airport Get more information about Manjimup Airport
511,116.12 miles (17,889.61 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
611,101.12 miles (17,865.47 km) WSWJandakot Airport (JAD)Jandakot, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jandakot Airport on a map Set JAD as destination Airport Get more information about Jandakot Airport
711,091.73 miles (17,850.36 km) WSWPerth Airport (PER)Perth, Western Australia, AustraliaView Perth Airport on a map Set PER as destination Airport Get more information about Perth Airport
811,083.39 miles (17,836.95 km) WSWJurien 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
911,074.02 miles (17,821.87 km) WAlbany Airport (ALH)Albany, Western Australia, AustraliaView Albany Airport on a map Set ALH as destination Airport Get more information about Albany Airport
1011,052.61 miles (17,787.41 km) WKatanning Airport (KNI)Katanning, Western Australia, AustraliaView Katanning Airport on a map Set KNI as destination Airport Get more information about Katanning Airport
1111,043.29 miles (17,772.42 km) WSWGeraldton Airport (GET)Geraldton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Geraldton Airport on a map Set GET as destination Airport Get more information about Geraldton Airport
1211,019.39 miles (17,733.94 km) WSWKalbarri Airport (KAX)Kalbarri, Western Australia, AustraliaView Kalbarri Airport on a map Set KAX as destination Airport Get more information about Kalbarri Airport
1310,993.55 miles (17,692.37 km) WSWMorawa Airport (MWB)Morawa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Morawa Airport on a map Set MWB as destination Airport Get more information about Morawa Airport
1410,990.34 miles (17,687.20 km) WSWMullewa Airport (MXU)Mullewa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Mullewa Airport on a map Set MXU as destination Airport Get more information about Mullewa Airport
1510,970.99 miles (17,656.05 km) WSWShark 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