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CBM Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: CBM / KCBM
Airport Names:
  1. Columbus Air Force Base
  2. Columbus AFB
Location: Columbus, Mississippi, United States
GPS Coordinates: 33°38'38"N by 88°26'38"W
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Facts about Columbus Air Force Base (CBM):

  • About half the pilots in the Air Force today went through basic and primary flight training at Columbus AFB.
  • When the war ended in 1945, the base strength had reached a peak of 2,300 enlisted men, 300 officers, and an average of 250 pilot cadets per class.
  • The school used a number of trainers, including the AT-8, AT-9, AT-10, and B-25.
  • The furthest airport from Columbus Air Force Base (CBM) is Margaret River Airport (MGV), which is located 11,088 miles (17,844 kilometers) away in Margaret River, Western Australia, Australia.
  • In addition to being known as "Columbus Air Force Base", another name for CBM is "Columbus AFB".
  • The closest airport to Columbus Air Force Base (CBM) is Columbus-Lowndes County Airport (UBS), which is located only 13 miles (21 kilometers) SSE of CBM.
  • As the demand for pilots to support the war in Southeast Asia increased, the number of B-52s based stateside fell because they were needed overseas.

Map of Nearest Airports from Columbus Air Force Base:

List of Nearest Airports from Columbus Air Force Base:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112.87 miles (20.72 km) SSEColumbus-Lowndes County Airport (UBS)Columbus, Mississippi, United StatesView Columbus-Lowndes County Airport on a map View satellite image of Columbus-Lowndes County Airport Set UBS as destination Airport Get more information about Columbus-Lowndes County Airport
215.96 miles (25.68 km) SSWGolden Triangle Regional Airport (GTR)Columbus/West Point/Starkville, Mississippi, United StatesView Golden Triangle Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Golden Triangle Regional Airport Set GTR as destination Airport Get more information about Golden Triangle Regional Airport
339.76 miles (63.99 km) SSEGeorge Downer Airport (AIV)Aliceville, Alabama, United StatesView George Downer Airport on a map View satellite image of George Downer Airport Set AIV as destination Airport Get more information about George Downer Airport
441.52 miles (66.82 km) NEMarion County - Rankin Fite Airport (HAB)Hamilton, Alabama, United StatesView Marion County - Rankin Fite Airport on a map View satellite image of Marion County - Rankin Fite Airport Set HAB as destination Airport Get more information about Marion County - Rankin Fite Airport
547.00 miles (75.64 km) NNWTupelo Regional Airport (TUP)Tupelo, Mississippi, United StatesView Tupelo Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Tupelo Regional Airport Set TUP as destination Airport Get more information about Tupelo Regional Airport
656.21 miles (90.46 km) ESETuscaloosa Regional AirportVan De Graaff Field (TCL)Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United StatesView Tuscaloosa Regional AirportVan De Graaff Field on a map View satellite image of Tuscaloosa Regional AirportVan De Graaff Field Set TCL as destination Airport Get more information about Tuscaloosa Regional AirportVan De Graaff Field
780.84 miles (130.10 km) NWUniversity-Oxford Airport (UOX)Oxford, Mississippi, United StatesView University-Oxford Airport on a map View satellite image of University-Oxford Airport Set UOX as destination Airport Get more information about University-Oxford Airport
888.30 miles (142.10 km) NRoscoe Turner Airport (CRX)Corinth, Mississippi, United StatesView Roscoe Turner Airport on a map View satellite image of Roscoe Turner Airport Set CRX as destination Airport Get more information about Roscoe Turner Airport
989.78 miles (144.49 km) NNENorthwest Alabama Regional Airport (MSL)Muscle Shoals, Alabama, United StatesView Northwest Alabama Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Northwest Alabama Regional Airport Set MSL as destination Airport Get more information about Northwest Alabama Regional Airport
1092.35 miles (148.62 km) SKey Field Air National Guard Base (MEI)Meridian, Mississippi, United StatesView Key Field Air National Guard Base on a map View satellite image of Key Field Air National Guard Base Set MEI as destination Airport Get more information about Key Field Air National Guard Base
1195.03 miles (152.93 km) WGreenwood-Leflore Airport (GWO)Greenwood, Mississippi, United StatesView Greenwood-Leflore Airport on a map View satellite image of Greenwood-Leflore Airport Set GWO as destination Airport Get more information about Greenwood-Leflore Airport
1297.51 miles (156.92 km) EBirmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM)Birmingham, Alabama, United StatesView Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport on a map View satellite image of Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport Set BHM as destination Airport Get more information about Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport
13110.52 miles (177.87 km) NEPryor Field Regional Airport (DCU)Decatur, Alabama, United StatesView Pryor Field Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Pryor Field Regional Airport Set DCU as destination Airport Get more information about Pryor Field Regional Airport
14117.55 miles (189.18 km) NEHuntsville International Airport (HSV)Huntsville / Decatur, Alabama, United StatesView Huntsville International Airport on a map View satellite image of Huntsville International Airport Set HSV as destination Airport Get more information about Huntsville International Airport
15119.93 miles (193.00 km) NWOlive Branch Airport (OLV)Olive Branch, Mississippi, United StatesView Olive Branch Airport on a map View satellite image of Olive Branch Airport Set OLV as destination Airport Get more information about Olive Branch Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Columbus Air Force Base:

List of Furthest Airports from Columbus Air Force Base:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,087.64 miles (17,843.78 km) WMargaret 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
211,068.70 miles (17,813.30 km) WBusselton 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
311,050.28 miles (17,783.65 km) WBunbury 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
411,043.41 miles (17,772.60 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
511,042.82 miles (17,771.65 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
611,031.73 miles (17,753.80 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
711,030.61 miles (17,752.01 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
811,029.65 miles (17,750.45 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
911,024.40 miles (17,742.00 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
1011,017.36 miles (17,730.68 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
1111,015.40 miles (17,727.52 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
1210,977.94 miles (17,667.24 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
1310,976.78 miles (17,665.38 km) WSWCarnarvon 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
1410,965.69 miles (17,647.52 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
1510,940.11 miles (17,606.36 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