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BLH Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: BLH / KBLH
Airport Names:
  1. Blythe Airport
  2. (former Blythe Army Air Field)
Location: Blythe, California, United States
GPS Coordinates: 33°36'52"N by 114°42'47"W
Area Served: Blythe, California
Operator/Owner: County of Riverside
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 399 feet (122 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Blythe Airport (BLH):

  • The closest airport to Blythe Airport (BLH) is Laguna Army Airfield (LGF), which is located 55 miles (89 kilometers) SSE of BLH.
  • Blythe Army Air Field later became a sub-base of Muroc Army Air Field on 30 June 1945, and was inactivated on 18 October 1945, although during October–December 1946, the 477th Composite Group used the airfield for desert maneuvers, flying B-25 Mitchells.
  • Because of Blythe Airport's relatively low elevation of 399 feet, planes can take off or land at Blythe 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.
  • Blythe Airport (BLH) has 2 runways.
  • In addition to the main facility at Blythe, several auxiliary airfields were built.
  • In addition to being known as "Blythe Airport", another name for BLH is "(former Blythe Army Air Field)".
  • The furthest airport from Blythe Airport (BLH) is Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport (RRG), which is located 11,472 miles (18,462 kilometers) away in Rodrigues Island, Mauritius.
  • The airfield was declared surplus in 1946 and was reported to the General Service Administration for disposal.
  • Today a modern airport has been built on the site of the former wartime airfield.
  • Blythe Airport is seven miles west of Blythe, in Riverside County, California.

Map of Nearest Airports from Blythe Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Blythe Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
155.26 miles (88.94 km) SSELaguna Army Airfield (LGF)Yuma Proving Ground, Arizona, United StatesView Laguna Army Airfield on a map Set LGF as destination Airport Get more information about Laguna Army Airfield
263.23 miles (101.76 km) SWBrawley Municipal Airport (BWC)Brawley, California, United StatesView Brawley Municipal Airport on a map Set BWC as destination Airport Get more information about Brawley Municipal Airport
366.48 miles (107.00 km) SYuma International Airport (YUM)Yuma, Arizona, United StatesView Yuma International Airport on a map Set YUM as destination Airport Get more information about Yuma International Airport
469.13 miles (111.26 km) NNELake Havasu City Airport (HII)Lake Havasu City, Arizona, United StatesView Lake Havasu City Airport on a map Set HII as destination Airport Get more information about Lake Havasu City Airport
573.55 miles (118.37 km) SWImperial County Airport (IPL)Imperial, California, United StatesView Imperial County Airport on a map Set IPL as destination Airport Get more information about Imperial County Airport
674.55 miles (119.97 km) SSWGeneral Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada International Airport (MXL)Mexicali, Baja California, MexicoView General Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada International Airport on a map Set MXL as destination Airport Get more information about General Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada International Airport
775.97 miles (122.27 km) WSWSalton Sea Airport (SAS)Salton City, California, United StatesView Salton Sea Airport on a map Set SAS as destination Airport Get more information about Salton Sea Airport
877.55 miles (124.81 km) SWNaval Air Facility El Centro (NJK)El Centro, California, United StatesView Naval Air Facility El Centro on a map Set NJK as destination Airport Get more information about Naval Air Facility El Centro
979.21 miles (127.48 km) WNWTwentynine Palms Airport (TNP)Twentynine Palms, California, United StatesView Twentynine Palms Airport on a map Set TNP as destination Airport Get more information about Twentynine Palms Airport
1079.74 miles (128.33 km) NNeedles AirportNeedles Army Airfield (EED)Needles, California, United StatesView Needles AirportNeedles Army Airfield on a map Set EED as destination Airport Get more information about Needles AirportNeedles Army Airfield
1180.05 miles (128.82 km) SWCalexico International Airport (CXL)Calexico, California, United StatesView Calexico International Airport on a map Set CXL as destination Airport Get more information about Calexico International Airport
1283.22 miles (133.93 km) WJacqueline Cochran Regional Airport (TRM)Palm Springs, California, United StatesView Jacqueline Cochran Regional Airport on a map Set TRM as destination Airport Get more information about Jacqueline Cochran Regional Airport
1390.24 miles (145.23 km) WBermuda Dunes Airport (UDD)Palm Springs, California, United StatesView Bermuda Dunes Airport on a map Set UDD as destination Airport Get more information about Bermuda Dunes Airport
1495.90 miles (154.34 km) WSWBorrego Valley Airport (BXS)Borrego Springs, California, United StatesView Borrego Valley Airport on a map Set BXS as destination Airport Get more information about Borrego Valley Airport
15104.12 miles (167.57 km) WPalm Springs International AirportPalm Springs Army Airfield (PSP)Palm Springs, California, United StatesView Palm Springs International AirportPalm Springs Army Airfield on a map Set PSP as destination Airport Get more information about Palm Springs International AirportPalm Springs Army Airfield

Map of Furthest Airports from Blythe Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Blythe Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,472.07 miles (18,462.46 km) SSir 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
211,413.51 miles (18,368.22 km) SSESir 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
311,395.58 miles (18,339.36 km) SEPierrefonds Airport (ZSE)Saint-Pierre, RéunionView Pierrefonds Airport on a map Set ZSE as destination Airport Get more information about Pierrefonds Airport
411,373.65 miles (18,304.07 km) SERoland 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
511,186.39 miles (18,002.71 km) ESETôlanaro Airport (FTU)Tôlanaro, MadagascarView Tôlanaro Airport on a map Set FTU as destination Airport Get more information about Tôlanaro Airport
611,093.52 miles (17,853.24 km) SEMananjary Airport (MNJ)Mananjary, MadagascarView Mananjary Airport on a map Set MNJ as destination Airport Get more information about Mananjary Airport
711,055.69 miles (17,792.37 km) ESEAmpanihy Airport (AMP)Ampanihy, MadagascarView Ampanihy Airport on a map Set AMP as destination Airport Get more information about Ampanihy Airport
811,045.12 miles (17,775.35 km) ESEFianarantsoa Airport (WFI)Fianarantsoa, MadagascarView Fianarantsoa Airport on a map Set WFI as destination Airport Get more information about Fianarantsoa Airport
910,983.25 miles (17,675.78 km) SEToamasino Airport (TMM)Toamasina, MadagascarView Toamasino Airport on a map Set TMM as destination Airport Get more information about Toamasino Airport
1010,945.44 miles (17,614.93 km) SESainte 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
1110,935.75 miles (17,599.35 km) SEIvato International Airport (TNR)Antananarivo, MadagascarView Ivato International Airport on a map Set TNR as destination Airport Get more information about Ivato International Airport
1210,905.07 miles (17,549.96 km) ESEManja Airport (MJA)Manja, Menabe, MadagascarView Manja Airport on a map Set MJA as destination Airport Get more information about Manja Airport
1310,879.83 miles (17,509.35 km) ESEAndavadoaka Airport (DVD)Andavadoaka, Toliara province, Atsimo-Andrefana region, MadagascarView Andavadoaka Airport on a map Set DVD as destination Airport Get more information about Andavadoaka Airport
1410,878.47 miles (17,507.15 km) ESEMiandrivazo Airport (ZVA)Miandrivazo, MadagascarView Miandrivazo Airport on a map Set ZVA as destination Airport Get more information about Miandrivazo Airport
1510,870.83 miles (17,494.86 km) ESEMorombe Airport (MXM)Morombe, MadagascarView Morombe Airport on a map Set MXM as destination Airport Get more information about Morombe Airport