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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):

  • The base began as a training facility for fighters and bombers.
  • 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 preparation for this transfer, Air Training Command had activated the 3650th Pilot Training Wing at Columbus on 15 February.
  • 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.
  • The Columbus flying school received its first aircraft, nine Beech AT-10s and twenty-one AT-8s in early 1942.
  • The first KC-135 Stratotanker, piloted by the wing commander, landed on the new runway on 7 January 1959.
  • In addition to being known as "Columbus Air Force Base", another name for CBM is "Columbus AFB".

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Set KNI as destination Airport Get more information about Katanning Airport