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BGS Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: BGS /
Airport Name: Webb Air Force Base Big Spring Army Airfield
Location: Big Spring, Texas, United States
GPS Coordinates: 32°13'5"N by 101°31'17"W
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Facts about Webb Air Force Base Big Spring Army Airfield (BGS):

  • At that time, nearly 6,000 students had graduated and the field's training aircraft had flown approximately 400,000 hours and more than 60 million miles.
  • The airfield was activated as Big Spring Air Force Base on 1 October 1951 by the United States Air Force Air Training Command and established the 3560th Pilot Training Wing.
  • 3560th Pilot Training Wing
  • Perhaps the most dominant feature on the ATC landscape in 1974 was the serious fuel shortage the command had to contend with for much of the year.
  • The closest airport to Webb Air Force Base Big Spring Army Airfield (BGS) is Midland Airpark (MDD), which is located 36 miles (58 kilometers) WSW of BGS.
  • The furthest airport from Webb Air Force Base Big Spring Army Airfield (BGS) is Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport (RRG), which is located 11,166 miles (17,969 kilometers) away in Rodrigues Island, Mauritius.
  • In its continuing effort to cut costs, ATC made some major changes in the undergraduate pilot training program.

Map of Nearest Airports from Webb Air Force Base Big Spring Army Airfield:

List of Nearest Airports from Webb Air Force Base Big Spring Army Airfield:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
136.16 miles (58.20 km) WSWMidland Airpark (MDD)Midland, Texas, United StatesView Midland Airpark on a map View satellite image of Midland Airpark Set MDD as destination Airport Get more information about Midland Airpark
244.16 miles (71.06 km) WSWMidland International AirportMidland Army Airfield (MAF)Midland, Texas, United StatesView Midland International AirportMidland Army Airfield on a map View satellite image of Midland International AirportMidland Army Airfield Set MAF as destination Airport Get more information about Midland International AirportMidland Army Airfield
363.95 miles (102.91 km) ENEAvenger Field (SWW)Sweetwater, Texas, United StatesView Avenger Field on a map View satellite image of Avenger Field Set SWW as destination Airport Get more information about Avenger Field
484.73 miles (136.36 km) SESan Angelo Regional Airport (SJT)San Angelo, Texas, United StatesView San Angelo Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of San Angelo Regional Airport Set SJT as destination Airport Get more information about San Angelo Regional Airport
585.49 miles (137.58 km) SEGoodfellow Air Force Base (GOF)San Angelo, Texas, United StatesView Goodfellow Air Force Base on a map View satellite image of Goodfellow Air Force Base Set GOF as destination Airport Get more information about Goodfellow Air Force Base
698.32 miles (158.23 km) EDyess Air Force Base (DYS)Abilene, Texas, United StatesView Dyess Air Force Base on a map View satellite image of Dyess Air Force Base Set DYS as destination Airport Get more information about Dyess Air Force Base
7101.37 miles (163.14 km) NLubbock Preston Smith International Airport (LBB)Lubbock, Texas, United StatesView Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport on a map View satellite image of Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport Set LBB as destination Airport Get more information about Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport
8103.01 miles (165.77 km) WSWWinkler County Airport (INK)Wink, Texas, United StatesView Winkler County Airport on a map View satellite image of Winkler County Airport Set INK as destination Airport Get more information about Winkler County Airport
9104.04 miles (167.44 km) WNWLea County Regional Airport (HOB)Hobbs, New Mexico, United StatesView Lea County Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Lea County Regional Airport Set HOB as destination Airport Get more information about Lea County Regional Airport
10108.18 miles (174.10 km) EAbilene Regional Airport (ABI)Abilene, Texas, United StatesView Abilene Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Abilene Regional Airport Set ABI as destination Airport Get more information about Abilene Regional Airport
11121.70 miles (195.86 km) SWFort Stockton-Pecos County Airport (FST)Fort Stockton, Texas, United StatesView Fort Stockton-Pecos County Airport on a map View satellite image of Fort Stockton-Pecos County Airport Set FST as destination Airport Get more information about Fort Stockton-Pecos County Airport
12126.77 miles (204.01 km) ESEColeman Municipal Airport (COM)Coleman, Texas, United StatesView Coleman Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Coleman Municipal Airport Set COM as destination Airport Get more information about Coleman Municipal Airport
13130.31 miles (209.71 km) WSWPecos Municipal Airport (PEQ)Pecos, Texas, United StatesView Pecos Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Pecos Municipal Airport Set PEQ as destination Airport Get more information about Pecos Municipal Airport
14135.26 miles (217.67 km) NHale County Airport (PVW)Plainview, Texas, United StatesView Hale County Airport on a map View satellite image of Hale County Airport Set PVW as destination Airport Get more information about Hale County Airport
15147.78 miles (237.83 km) ESECurtis Field (BBD)Brady, Texas, United StatesView Curtis Field on a map View satellite image of Curtis Field Set BBD as destination Airport Get more information about Curtis Field

Map of Furthest Airports from Webb Air Force Base Big Spring Army Airfield:

List of Furthest Airports from Webb Air Force Base Big Spring Army Airfield:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,165.64 miles (17,969.32 km) SESir 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
210,917.56 miles (17,570.07 km) ESESir 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
310,832.81 miles (17,433.68 km) ESEPierrefonds 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
410,821.35 miles (17,415.22 km) ESERoland 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
510,628.35 miles (17,104.62 km) SWCocos (Keeling) Island Airport (CCK)Cocos Islands, AustraliaView Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport on a map View satellite image of Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport Set CCK as destination Airport Get more information about Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport
610,469.53 miles (16,849.03 km) ETôlanaro 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
710,436.77 miles (16,796.31 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
810,383.11 miles (16,709.95 km) ESEToamasino 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
910,373.92 miles (16,695.17 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
1010,365.93 miles (16,682.30 km) ESESainte 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
1110,331.57 miles (16,627.01 km) EAmpanihy 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
1210,324.41 miles (16,615.49 km) WSWMargaret 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
1310,305.15 miles (16,584.49 km) WSWBusselton 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
1410,304.89 miles (16,584.07 km) ESEAntsirabato Airport (ANM)Antalaha, MadagascarView Antsirabato Airport on a map View satellite image of Antsirabato Airport Set ANM as destination Airport Get more information about Antsirabato Airport
1510,303.61 miles (16,582.00 km) ESEIvato 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