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BIF Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: BIF / KBIF
Airport Names:
  1. Biggs Army Airfield
  2. Biggs Air Force BaseBiggs Field
Location: Fort Bliss, El Paso, Texas, United States
GPS Coordinates: 31°50'57"N by 106°22'47"W
Operator/Owner: U.S. Army ATCA-ASO
Airport Type: Military
Elevation: 3,946 feet (1,203 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Biggs Army Airfield (BIF):

  • Between the two World Wars, Biggs served as a refueling stop for transient aircraft.
  • In August 1953, the first B-36D arrived at Biggs, although the majority of aircraft received were the later-model B-36J-III models with a higher operational ceiling, strengthened landing gear, increased fuel capacity, armament reduced to tail guns only and reduced crew.
  • The closest airport to Biggs Army Airfield (BIF) is El Paso International Airport (ELP), which is located only 3 miles (5 kilometers) S of BIF.
  • The 97th operated B-29s from Biggs, and participated in numerous exercises, operational readiness inspections, and overseas deployments.
  • In April 1943, the airfield came under the command of the Second Air Force and became headquarters for the XX Bomber Command.
  • With World War II imminent, a massive construction effort was begun at Biggs Army Airfield between 1942–1945.
  • In addition to being known as "Biggs Army Airfield", another name for BIF is "Biggs Air Force BaseBiggs Field".
  • The furthest airport from Biggs Army Airfield (BIF) is Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport (RRG), which is located 11,387 miles (18,325 kilometers) away in Rodrigues Island, Mauritius.
  • Biggs Army Airfield (BIF) currently has only 1 runway.

Map of Nearest Airports from Biggs Army Airfield:

List of Nearest Airports from Biggs Army Airfield:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
12.92 miles (4.70 km) SEl Paso International Airport (ELP)El Paso, Texas, United StatesView El Paso International Airport on a map Set ELP as destination Airport Get more information about El Paso International Airport
214.99 miles (24.13 km) SAbraham González International Airport (CJS)Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, MexicoView Abraham González International Airport on a map Set CJS as destination Airport Get more information about Abraham González International Airport
314.99 miles (24.13 km) SNuevo Casas Grandes Municipal Airport (NCG)Nuevo Casas Grandes, Chihuahua, MexicoView Nuevo Casas Grandes Municipal Airport on a map Set NCG as destination Airport Get more information about Nuevo Casas Grandes Municipal Airport
443.94 miles (70.72 km) NWLas Cruces International Airport (LRU)Las Cruces, New Mexico, United StatesView Las Cruces International Airport on a map Set LRU as destination Airport Get more information about Las Cruces International Airport
571.12 miles (114.46 km) NNEHolloman Air Force Base Alamogordo Army Airfield (HMN)Alamogordo, New Mexico, United StatesView Holloman Air Force Base Alamogordo Army Airfield on a map Set HMN as destination Airport Get more information about Holloman Air Force Base Alamogordo Army Airfield
672.12 miles (116.06 km) NNEAlamogordo–White Sands Regional Airport (ALM)Alamogordo, New Mexico, United StatesView Alamogordo–White Sands Regional Airport on a map Set ALM as destination Airport Get more information about Alamogordo–White Sands Regional Airport
773.52 miles (118.32 km) WColumbus Municipal Airport (CUS)Columbus, New Mexico, United StatesView Columbus Municipal Airport on a map Set CUS as destination Airport Get more information about Columbus Municipal Airport
883.52 miles (134.41 km) WNWDeming Municipal AirportDeming Army Airfield (DMN)Deming, New Mexico, United StatesView Deming Municipal AirportDeming Army Airfield on a map Set DMN as destination Airport Get more information about Deming Municipal AirportDeming Army Airfield
9108.82 miles (175.13 km) ESECulberson County Airport (VHN)Van Horn, Texas, United StatesView Culberson County Airport on a map Set VHN as destination Airport Get more information about Culberson County Airport
10109.03 miles (175.47 km) NNWTruth or Consequences Municipal Airport (TCS)Truth or Consequences, New Mexico, United StatesView Truth or Consequences Municipal Airport on a map Set TCS as destination Airport Get more information about Truth or Consequences Municipal Airport
11117.19 miles (188.60 km) WNWGrant County Airport (SVC)Silver City, New Mexico, United StatesView Grant County Airport on a map Set SVC as destination Airport Get more information about Grant County Airport
12128.40 miles (206.64 km) ENECavern City Air Terminal (CNM)Carlsbad, New Mexico, United StatesView Cavern City Air Terminal on a map Set CNM as destination Airport Get more information about Cavern City Air Terminal
13131.38 miles (211.43 km) ENEArtesia Municipal Airport (ATS)Artesia, New Mexico, United StatesView Artesia Municipal Airport on a map Set ATS as destination Airport Get more information about Artesia Municipal Airport
14147.17 miles (236.85 km) NERoswell International Air Center (ROW)Roswell, New Mexico, United StatesView Roswell International Air Center on a map Set ROW as destination Airport Get more information about Roswell International Air Center
15171.87 miles (276.59 km) EPecos Municipal Airport (PEQ)Pecos, Texas, United StatesView Pecos Municipal Airport on a map Set PEQ as destination Airport Get more information about Pecos Municipal Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Biggs Army Airfield:

List of Furthest Airports from Biggs Army Airfield:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,386.81 miles (18,325.24 km) SESir 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
211,174.71 miles (17,983.90 km) SESir 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
311,100.93 miles (17,865.18 km) ESEPierrefonds Airport (ZSE)Saint-Pierre, RéunionView Pierrefonds Airport on a map Set ZSE as destination Airport Get more information about Pierrefonds Airport
411,087.51 miles (17,843.58 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
510,754.87 miles (17,308.24 km) ETôlanaro Airport (FTU)Tôlanaro, MadagascarView Tôlanaro Airport on a map Set FTU as destination Airport Get more information about Tôlanaro Airport
610,716.40 miles (17,246.34 km) ESEMananjary Airport (MNJ)Mananjary, MadagascarView Mananjary Airport on a map Set MNJ as destination Airport Get more information about Mananjary Airport
710,655.16 miles (17,147.78 km) ESEFianarantsoa Airport (WFI)Fianarantsoa, MadagascarView Fianarantsoa Airport on a map Set WFI as destination Airport Get more information about Fianarantsoa Airport
810,653.79 miles (17,145.57 km) ESEToamasino Airport (TMM)Toamasina, MadagascarView Toamasino Airport on a map Set TMM as destination Airport Get more information about Toamasino Airport
910,632.78 miles (17,111.76 km) ESESainte Marie Airport (SMS)Île Sainte-Marie, MadagascarView Sainte Marie Airport on a map Set SMS as destination Airport Get more information about Sainte Marie Airport
1010,617.12 miles (17,086.55 km) EAmpanihy Airport (AMP)Ampanihy, MadagascarView Ampanihy Airport on a map Set AMP as destination Airport Get more information about Ampanihy Airport
1110,579.17 miles (17,025.49 km) ESEIvato International Airport (TNR)Antananarivo, MadagascarView Ivato International Airport on a map Set TNR as destination Airport Get more information about Ivato International Airport
1210,563.85 miles (17,000.83 km) ESEAntsirabato Airport (ANM)Antalaha, MadagascarView Antsirabato Airport on a map Set ANM as destination Airport Get more information about Antsirabato Airport
1310,526.48 miles (16,940.68 km) ESEMandritsara Airport (WMA)Mandritsara, MadagascarView Mandritsara Airport on a map Set WMA as destination Airport Get more information about Mandritsara Airport
1410,503.77 miles (16,904.14 km) ESETsaratanana Airport (TTS)Tsaratanana, Madagascar.View Tsaratanana Airport on a map Set TTS as destination Airport Get more information about Tsaratanana Airport
1510,500.21 miles (16,898.41 km) ESETsiroanomandidy Airport (WTS)Tsiroanomandidy, MadagascarView Tsiroanomandidy Airport on a map Set WTS as destination Airport Get more information about Tsiroanomandidy Airport