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BTR Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: BTR / KBTR
Airport Names:
  1. Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport
  2. Ryan FieldHarding Army Airfield
Location: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
GPS Coordinates: 30°31'58"N by 91°9'0"W
Area Served: Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Operator/Owner: City of Baton Rouge/Parish of East Baton Rouge
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 70 feet (21 meters)
# of Runways: 3
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Facts about Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport (BTR):

  • The closest airport to Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport (BTR) is False River Regional Airport (HZR), which is located 23 miles (38 kilometers) WNW of BTR.
  • Because of Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport's relatively low elevation of 70 feet, planes can take off or land at Baton Rouge Metropolitan 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.
  • In addition to being known as "Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport", another name for BTR is "Ryan FieldHarding Army Airfield".
  • On June 7, 2013, a privately owned Beechcraft King Air 200 headed to McComb, Mississippi, crashed 2 minutes after takeoff into a neighborhood in Baker, Louisiana, approximately 13 miles north of Baton Rouge, killing the pilot.
  • The furthest airport from Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport (BTR) is Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport (CCK), which is located 11,070 miles (17,816 kilometers) away in Cocos Islands, Australia.
  • Historically, Baton Rouge was served by American Airlines, Continental Airlines, Eastern Airlines, Northwest Airlines, Southern Airways, which merged with North Central Airlines to form Republic Airlines which in turn then continued to serve the airport, and Trans-Texas Airways which subsequently changed its name to Texas International Airlines.
  • Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport (BTR) has 3 runways.
  • On June 24, 2010, US Airways recommenced operations to Charlotte from BTR.

Map of Nearest Airports from Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
123.37 miles (37.61 km) WNWFalse River Regional Airport (HZR)New Roads, Louisiana, United StatesView False River Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of False River Regional Airport Set HZR as destination Airport Get more information about False River Regional Airport
254.81 miles (88.21 km) WSWLafayette Regional Airport (LFT)Lafayette, Louisiana, United StatesView Lafayette Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Lafayette Regional Airport Set LFT as destination Airport Get more information about Lafayette Regional Airport
355.56 miles (89.42 km) SWAcadiana Regional Airport (ARA)New Iberia, Louisiana, United StatesView Acadiana Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Acadiana Regional Airport Set ARA as destination Airport Get more information about Acadiana Regional Airport
456.52 miles (90.97 km) WSt. Landry Parish Airport (OPL)Opelousas, Louisiana, United StatesView St. Landry Parish Airport on a map View satellite image of St. Landry Parish Airport Set OPL as destination Airport Get more information about St. Landry Parish Airport
558.00 miles (93.34 km) SSWHarry P. Williams Memorial Airport (PTN)Patterson, Louisiana, United StatesView Harry P. Williams Memorial Airport on a map View satellite image of Harry P. Williams Memorial Airport Set PTN as destination Airport Get more information about Harry P. Williams Memorial Airport
660.06 miles (96.65 km) NEMcComb-Pike County Airport (MCB)McComb, Mississippi, United StatesView McComb-Pike County Airport on a map View satellite image of McComb-Pike County Airport Set MCB as destination Airport Get more information about McComb-Pike County Airport
764.98 miles (104.58 km) SELouis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY)New Orleans, Louisiana, United StatesView Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport on a map View satellite image of Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport Set MSY as destination Airport Get more information about Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport
872.91 miles (117.33 km) SSEHouma–Terrebonne Airport (HUM)Houma, Louisiana, United StatesView Houma–Terrebonne Airport on a map View satellite image of Houma–Terrebonne Airport Set HUM as destination Airport Get more information about Houma–Terrebonne Airport
975.01 miles (120.71 km) ESELakefront Airport (NEW)New Orleans, Louisiana, United StatesView Lakefront Airport on a map View satellite image of Lakefront Airport Set NEW as destination Airport Get more information about Lakefront Airport
1075.18 miles (121.00 km) NNatchez–Adams County Airport (HEZ)Natchez, Mississippi, United StatesView Natchez–Adams County Airport on a map View satellite image of Natchez–Adams County Airport Set HEZ as destination Airport Get more information about Natchez–Adams County Airport
1181.59 miles (131.31 km) SESouthern Seaplane Airport (BCS)Belle Chasse, Louisiana, United StatesView Southern Seaplane Airport on a map View satellite image of Southern Seaplane Airport Set BCS as destination Airport Get more information about Southern Seaplane Airport
1282.61 miles (132.95 km) SENaval Air Station Joint Reserve Base New Orleans (NBG)New Orleans, Louisiana, United StatesView Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base New Orleans on a map View satellite image of Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base New Orleans Set NBG as destination Airport Get more information about Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base New Orleans
1390.32 miles (145.35 km) NWEsler Field (ESF)Alexandria, Louisiana, United StatesView Esler Field on a map View satellite image of Esler Field Set ESF as destination Airport Get more information about Esler Field
1499.43 miles (160.01 km) NWAlexandria International Airport (AEX)Alexandria, Louisiana, United StatesView Alexandria International Airport on a map View satellite image of Alexandria International Airport Set AEX as destination Airport Get more information about Alexandria International Airport
15120.87 miles (194.53 km) WChennault International Airport (CWF)Lake Charles, Louisiana, United StatesView Chennault International Airport on a map View satellite image of Chennault International Airport Set CWF as destination Airport Get more information about Chennault International Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,070.49 miles (17,816.18 km) SSWCocos (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
210,900.92 miles (17,543.28 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
310,893.72 miles (17,531.70 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
410,889.05 miles (17,524.19 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
510,883.12 miles (17,514.64 km) WGeraldton 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
610,878.89 miles (17,507.83 km) WJurien 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
710,872.60 miles (17,497.71 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
810,872.13 miles (17,496.96 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
910,861.30 miles (17,479.52 km) WRottnest 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
1010,856.29 miles (17,471.46 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
1110,841.71 miles (17,447.99 km) WJandakot 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
1210,836.02 miles (17,438.84 km) WPerth 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
1310,830.59 miles (17,430.10 km) WMullewa 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
1410,828.93 miles (17,427.44 km) WSWManjimup 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
1510,810.07 miles (17,397.07 km) WMorawa 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