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BRO Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: BRO / KBRO
Airport Names:
  1. Brownsville/South Padre Island International Airport
  2. (former Brownsville Army Airfield)
Location: Brownsville, Texas, United States
GPS Coordinates: 25°54'24"N by 97°25'32"W
Area Served: Brownsville / South Padre Island, Texas
Operator/Owner: City of Brownsville
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 22 feet (7 meters)
# of Runways: 3
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Facts about Brownsville/South Padre Island International Airport (BRO):

  • Because of Brownsville/South Padre Island International Airport's relatively low elevation of 22 feet, planes can take off or land at Brownsville/South Padre Island International 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.
  • During World War II the airport was used by the United States Army Air Forces, although the Air Corps had signed a contract with Pan American Airways in 1940 for the training of aircraft mechanics at the airport.
  • Brownsville/South Padre Island International Airport is a city owned, public use airport located four nautical miles east of the central business district of Brownsville, a city in Cameron County, Texas, United States.
  • Various aircraft types, including Bombardier CRJ-200 and Embraer ERJ 145, are used by American Eagle and United Express in Brownsville.
  • In addition to being known as "Brownsville/South Padre Island International Airport", another name for BRO is "(former Brownsville Army Airfield)".
  • Brownsville/South Padre Island International Airport (BRO) has 3 runways.
  • The airport is the largest air cargo handling airport in the Rio Grande Valley.
  • In addition to flight status text-messaging notification, the site also features current fares to popular routes, including Houston, Atlanta, Toronto, Minneapolis/St.
  • The closest airport to Brownsville/South Padre Island International Airport (BRO) is General Servando Canales International Airport (MAM), which is located only 11 miles (18 kilometers) SSW of BRO.
  • The furthest airport from Brownsville/South Padre Island International Airport (BRO) is Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport (RRG), which is located 11,143 miles (17,933 kilometers) away in Rodrigues Island, Mauritius.

Map of Nearest Airports from Brownsville/South Padre Island International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Brownsville/South Padre Island International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111.31 miles (18.20 km) SSWGeneral Servando Canales International Airport (MAM)Matamoros, Tamaulipas, MexicoView General Servando Canales International Airport on a map View satellite image of General Servando Canales International Airport Set MAM as destination Airport Get more information about General Servando Canales International Airport
226.31 miles (42.34 km) NNWValley International Airport (HRL)Harlingen, Texas, United StatesView Valley International Airport on a map View satellite image of Valley International Airport Set HRL as destination Airport Get more information about Valley International Airport
350.35 miles (81.03 km) WGeneral Lucio Blanco International Airport (REX)Reynosa, MexicoView General Lucio Blanco International Airport on a map View satellite image of General Lucio Blanco International Airport Set REX as destination Airport Get more information about General Lucio Blanco International Airport
453.77 miles (86.53 km) WNWMcAllen Miller International Airport (MFE)McAllen, Texas, United StatesView McAllen Miller International Airport on a map View satellite image of McAllen Miller International Airport Set MFE as destination Airport Get more information about McAllen Miller International Airport
5113.08 miles (181.98 km) NNWNaval Air Station Kingsville (NQI)Kingsville, Texas, United StatesView Naval Air Station Kingsville on a map View satellite image of Naval Air Station Kingsville Set NQI as destination Airport Get more information about Naval Air Station Kingsville
6123.65 miles (198.99 km) NNaval Air Station Corpus Christi (NGP)Corpus Christi, Texas, United StatesView Naval Air Station Corpus Christi on a map View satellite image of Naval Air Station Corpus Christi Set NGP as destination Airport Get more information about Naval Air Station Corpus Christi
7128.83 miles (207.33 km) NCorpus Christi International Airport (CRP)Corpus Christi, Texas, United StatesView Corpus Christi International Airport on a map View satellite image of Corpus Christi International Airport Set CRP as destination Airport Get more information about Corpus Christi International Airport
8132.02 miles (212.46 km) NNWAlice International Airport (ALI)Alice, Texas, United StatesView Alice International Airport on a map View satellite image of Alice International Airport Set ALI as destination Airport Get more information about Alice International Airport
9152.39 miles (245.25 km) NAransas County Airport (RKP)Rockport, Texas, United StatesView Aransas County Airport on a map View satellite image of Aransas County Airport Set RKP as destination Airport Get more information about Aransas County Airport
10166.92 miles (268.63 km) WGeneral Mariano Escobedo International Airport (MTY)Monterrey, Nuevo León, MexicoView General Mariano Escobedo International Airport on a map View satellite image of General Mariano Escobedo International Airport Set MTY as destination Airport Get more information about General Mariano Escobedo International Airport
11169.04 miles (272.04 km) NWLaredo International Airport (LRD)Laredo, Texas, United StatesView Laredo International Airport on a map View satellite image of Laredo International Airport Set LRD as destination Airport Get more information about Laredo International Airport
12169.73 miles (273.15 km) NWQuetzalcóatl International Airport (NLD)Nuevo Laredo, MexicoView Quetzalcóatl International Airport on a map View satellite image of Quetzalcóatl International Airport Set NLD as destination Airport Get more information about Quetzalcóatl International Airport
13179.95 miles (289.60 km) SSWGeneral Pedro J. Méndez International Airport (CVM)Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas, MexicoView General Pedro J. Méndez International Airport on a map View satellite image of General Pedro J. Méndez International Airport Set CVM as destination Airport Get more information about General Pedro J. Méndez International Airport
14205.88 miles (331.34 km) NVictoria Regional Airport (VCT)Victoria, Texas, United StatesView Victoria Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Victoria Regional Airport Set VCT as destination Airport Get more information about Victoria Regional Airport
15207.77 miles (334.38 km) NNWCotulla–La Salle County Airport (COT)Cotulla, Texas, United StatesView Cotulla–La Salle County Airport on a map View satellite image of Cotulla–La Salle County Airport Set COT as destination Airport Get more information about Cotulla–La Salle County Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Brownsville/South Padre Island International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Brownsville/South Padre Island International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,143.30 miles (17,933.36 km) ESESir 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
211,110.44 miles (17,880.48 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
310,813.85 miles (17,403.15 km) ESir 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
410,692.43 miles (17,207.75 km) EPierrefonds 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
510,689.72 miles (17,203.39 km) ERoland 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
610,587.08 miles (17,038.21 km) WSWChristmas Island Airport (XCH)Christmas Island, AustraliaView Christmas Island Airport on a map View satellite image of Christmas Island Airport Set XCH as destination Airport Get more information about Christmas Island Airport
710,566.23 miles (17,004.65 km) SSEFuvahmulah Airport (FVM)Fuvahmulah, MaldivesView Fuvahmulah Airport on a map View satellite image of Fuvahmulah Airport Set FVM as destination Airport Get more information about Fuvahmulah Airport
810,514.48 miles (16,921.37 km) WShark 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
910,504.43 miles (16,905.20 km) SSEKaadedhdhoo Airport (KDM)Kaadedhdhoo Island, Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll, MaldivesView Kaadedhdhoo Airport on a map View satellite image of Kaadedhdhoo Airport Set KDM as destination Airport Get more information about Kaadedhdhoo Airport
1010,498.96 miles (16,896.40 km) WCarnarvon Airport (CVQ)Carnarvon, Western Australia, AustraliaView Carnarvon Airport on a map View satellite image of Carnarvon Airport Set CVQ as destination Airport Get more information about Carnarvon Airport
1110,484.09 miles (16,872.47 km) WKalbarri 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
1210,460.67 miles (16,834.77 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
1310,440.90 miles (16,802.96 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
1410,437.38 miles (16,797.30 km) WRAAF Learmonth (LEA)Exmouth, Western Australia, AustraliaView RAAF Learmonth on a map View satellite image of RAAF Learmonth Set LEA as destination Airport Get more information about RAAF Learmonth
1510,436.48 miles (16,795.84 km) SWRokot Airport (RKI)Sipura, IndonesiaView Rokot Airport on a map View satellite image of Rokot Airport Set RKI as destination Airport Get more information about Rokot Airport