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IATA / ICAO Codes: BMI / KBMI
Airport Name: Central Illinois Regional Airport at Bloomington-Normal
Location: Bloomington, Illinois, United States
GPS Coordinates: 40°28'37"N by 88°54'56"W
Area Served: Bloomington / Normal, Illinois
Operator/Owner: Bloomington-Normal Airport Authority
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 871 feet (265 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Central Illinois Regional Airport at Bloomington-Normal (BMI):

  • Central Illinois Regional Airport at Bloomington-Normal (BMI) has 2 runways.
  • The closest airport to Central Illinois Regional Airport at Bloomington-Normal (BMI) is General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International Airport (PIA), which is located 43 miles (69 kilometers) WNW of BMI.
  • CIRA has a healthy general aviation presence.
  • Nothing survives of the old airport, but a historic marker near the north end of Constitution Trail commemorates the site.
  • Because of Central Illinois Regional Airport at Bloomington-Normal's relatively low elevation of 871 feet, planes can take off or land at Central Illinois Regional Airport at Bloomington-Normal 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 furthest airport from Central Illinois Regional Airport at Bloomington-Normal (BMI) is Margaret River Airport (MGV), which is located 11,045 miles (17,775 kilometers) away in Margaret River, Western Australia, Australia.
  • Dedication of the airport was on May 30, 1928, witnessed by some 10,000 area residents.
  • The National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015 categorized it as a primary commercial service airport.Federal Aviation Administration records say the airport had 262,846 passenger boardings in calendar year 2008, 243,448 in 2009 and 274,677 in 2010.

Map of Nearest Airports from Central Illinois Regional Airport at Bloomington-Normal:

List of Nearest Airports from Central Illinois Regional Airport at Bloomington-Normal:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
142.80 miles (68.88 km) WNWGeneral Wayne A. Downing Peoria International Airport (PIA)Peoria, Illinois, United StatesView General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International Airport on a map View satellite image of General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International Airport Set PIA as destination Airport Get more information about General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International Airport
244.49 miles (71.60 km) SDecatur Airport (DEC)Decatur, Illinois, United StatesView Decatur Airport on a map View satellite image of Decatur Airport Set DEC as destination Airport Get more information about Decatur Airport
345.24 miles (72.81 km) SEUniversity of Illinois Willard Airport (CMI)Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, United StatesView University of Illinois Willard Airport on a map View satellite image of University of Illinois Willard Airport Set CMI as destination Airport Get more information about University of Illinois Willard Airport
459.44 miles (95.66 km) SWAbraham Lincoln Capital Airport (SPI)Springfield, Illinois, United StatesView Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport on a map View satellite image of Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport Set SPI as destination Airport Get more information about Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport
561.69 miles (99.29 km) NNWIllinois Valley Regional Airport (VYS)Peru, Illinois, United StatesView Illinois Valley Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Illinois Valley Regional Airport Set VYS as destination Airport Get more information about Illinois Valley Regional Airport
669.40 miles (111.69 km) NEGreater Kankakee Airport (IKK)Kankakee, Illinois, United StatesView Greater Kankakee Airport on a map View satellite image of Greater Kankakee Airport Set IKK as destination Airport Get more information about Greater Kankakee Airport
772.14 miles (116.09 km) ESEVermilion Regional Airport (DNV)Danville, Illinois, United StatesView Vermilion Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Vermilion Regional Airport Set DNV as destination Airport Get more information about Vermilion Regional Airport
876.82 miles (123.64 km) SSEColes County Memorial Airport (MTO)Mattoon/Charleston, Illinois, United StatesView Coles County Memorial Airport on a map View satellite image of Coles County Memorial Airport Set MTO as destination Airport Get more information about Coles County Memorial Airport
980.40 miles (129.39 km) ENEKentland Municipal Airport (KKT)Kentland, Indiana, United StatesView Kentland Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Kentland Municipal Airport Set KKT as destination Airport Get more information about Kentland Municipal Airport
1081.60 miles (131.33 km) NNEJoliet Regional Airport (JOT)Joliet, Illinois, United StatesView Joliet Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Joliet Regional Airport Set JOT as destination Airport Get more information about Joliet Regional Airport
1185.51 miles (137.62 km) WNWGalesburg Municipal Airport (GBG)Galesburg, Illinois, United StatesView Galesburg Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Galesburg Municipal Airport Set GBG as destination Airport Get more information about Galesburg Municipal Airport
1289.00 miles (143.23 km) NNELewis University Airport (LOT)Chicago / Romeoville, Illinois, United StatesView Lewis University Airport on a map View satellite image of Lewis University Airport Set LOT as destination Airport Get more information about Lewis University Airport
1391.29 miles (146.92 km) WMacomb Municipal Airport (MQB)Macomb, Illinois, United StatesView Macomb Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Macomb Municipal Airport Set MQB as destination Airport Get more information about Macomb Municipal Airport
1492.34 miles (148.61 km) NNEChicago/Aurora Municipal Airport (AUZ)Aurora, Illinois, United StatesView Chicago/Aurora Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Chicago/Aurora Municipal Airport Set AUZ as destination Airport Get more information about Chicago/Aurora Municipal Airport
1596.42 miles (155.18 km) ENEJasper County Airport (RNZ)Rensselaer, Indiana, United StatesView Jasper County Airport on a map View satellite image of Jasper County Airport Set RNZ as destination Airport Get more information about Jasper County Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Central Illinois Regional Airport at Bloomington-Normal:

List of Furthest Airports from Central Illinois Regional Airport at Bloomington-Normal:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,045.13 miles (17,775.36 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
211,022.25 miles (17,738.55 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
311,001.26 miles (17,704.76 km) WManjimup Airport (MJP)Manjimup, Western Australia, AustraliaView Manjimup Airport on a map View satellite image of Manjimup Airport Set MJP as destination Airport Get more information about Manjimup Airport
410,998.41 miles (17,700.19 km) WSWBunbury Airport (BUY)Bunbury, Western Australia, AustraliaView Bunbury Airport on a map View satellite image of Bunbury Airport Set BUY as destination Airport Get more information about Bunbury Airport
510,960.00 miles (17,638.36 km) WSWRottnest Airport (RTS)Rottnest Island, Western Australia, AustraliaView Rottnest Airport on a map View satellite image of Rottnest Airport Set RTS as destination Airport Get more information about Rottnest Airport
610,945.83 miles (17,615.56 km) WSWJandakot Airport (JAD)Jandakot, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jandakot Airport on a map View satellite image of Jandakot Airport Set JAD as destination Airport Get more information about Jandakot Airport
710,936.04 miles (17,599.81 km) WSWPerth Airport (PER)Perth, Western Australia, AustraliaView Perth Airport on a map View satellite image of Perth Airport Set PER as destination Airport Get more information about Perth Airport
810,933.19 miles (17,595.22 km) WAlbany Airport (ALH)Albany, Western Australia, AustraliaView Albany Airport on a map View satellite image of Albany Airport Set ALH as destination Airport Get more information about Albany Airport
910,921.52 miles (17,576.43 km) WSWJurien Bay Airport (JUR)Jurien Bay, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jurien Bay Airport on a map View satellite image of Jurien Bay Airport Set JUR as destination Airport Get more information about Jurien Bay Airport
1010,906.09 miles (17,551.60 km) WKatanning Airport (KNI)Katanning, Western Australia, AustraliaView Katanning Airport on a map View satellite image of Katanning Airport Set KNI as destination Airport Get more information about Katanning Airport
1110,877.54 miles (17,505.66 km) WSWGeraldton Airport (GET)Geraldton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Geraldton Airport on a map View satellite image of Geraldton Airport Set GET as destination Airport Get more information about Geraldton Airport
1210,851.17 miles (17,463.22 km) WSWKalbarri Airport (KAX)Kalbarri, Western Australia, AustraliaView Kalbarri Airport on a map View satellite image of Kalbarri Airport Set KAX as destination Airport Get more information about Kalbarri Airport
1310,830.37 miles (17,429.76 km) WSWMorawa Airport (MWB)Morawa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Morawa Airport on a map View satellite image of Morawa Airport Set MWB as destination Airport Get more information about Morawa Airport
1410,824.98 miles (17,421.07 km) WSWMullewa Airport (MXU)Mullewa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Mullewa Airport on a map View satellite image of Mullewa Airport Set MXU as destination Airport Get more information about Mullewa Airport
1510,799.90 miles (17,380.71 km) WSWShark Bay Airport (MJK)Monkey Mia, Western Australia, AustraliaView Shark Bay Airport on a map View satellite image of Shark Bay Airport Set MJK as destination Airport Get more information about Shark Bay Airport