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CDB Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: CDB / PACD
Airport Names:
  1. Cold Bay Airport
  2. Cold Bay Air Force Station
  3. Fort Randall Army Airfield
Location: Cold Bay, Alaska, United States
GPS Coordinates: 55°12'19"N by 162°43'27"W
Area Served: Cold Bay, Alaska
Operator/Owner: State of Alaska DOT&PF - Central Region
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 102 feet (31 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Cold Bay Airport (CDB):

  • On September 8, 1973 World Airways Flight 802 a Military Airlift Command cargo flight crashed into Mount Dutton when on approach to Cold Bay.
  • The furthest airport from Cold Bay Airport (CDB) is Cape Town International Airport (CPT), which is located 10,968 miles (17,652 kilometers) away in Cape Town, South Africa.
  • In addition to being known as "Cold Bay Airport", other names for CDB include "Cold Bay Air Force Station" and "Fort Randall Army Airfield".
  • Cold Bay Airport (CDB) has 2 runways.
  • Between 1956 and 1958, Cold Bay Airport was used as a logistics support base during the construction of Cold Bay Air Force Station, a Ground Control Intercept station for Alaskan Air Command during the Cold War.
  • The closest airport to Cold Bay Airport (CDB) is King Cove Airport (KVC), which is located only 19 miles (31 kilometers) ESE of CDB.
  • Fort Randall AAF was also used by the United States Navy during the Aleutian campaign.
  • According to Federal Aviation Administration records, the airport had 9,105 passenger boardings in calendar year 2008, 8,968 enplanements in 2009, and 9,261 in 2010.
  • Because of Cold Bay Airport's relatively low elevation of 102 feet, planes can take off or land at Cold Bay 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.

Map of Nearest Airports from Cold Bay Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Cold Bay Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
119.10 miles (30.75 km) ESEKing Cove Airport (KVC)King Cove, Alaska, United StatesView King Cove Airport on a map View satellite image of King Cove Airport Set KVC as destination Airport Get more information about King Cove Airport
236.73 miles (59.11 km) SWFalse Pass Airport (KFP)False Pass, Alaska, United StatesView False Pass Airport on a map View satellite image of False Pass Airport Set KFP as destination Airport Get more information about False Pass Airport
351.57 miles (82.99 km) SPauloff Harbor Seaplane Base (KPH)Sanak Island, Alaska, United StatesView Pauloff Harbor Seaplane Base on a map View satellite image of Pauloff Harbor Seaplane Base Set KPH as destination Airport Get more information about Pauloff Harbor Seaplane Base
482.45 miles (132.69 km) NENelson Lagoon Airport (NLG)Nelson Lagoon, Alaska, United StatesView Nelson Lagoon Airport on a map View satellite image of Nelson Lagoon Airport Set NLG as destination Airport Get more information about Nelson Lagoon Airport
587.06 miles (140.11 km) ESand Point Airport (SDP)Sand Point, Alaska, United StatesView Sand Point Airport on a map View satellite image of Sand Point Airport Set SDP as destination Airport Get more information about Sand Point Airport
6100.95 miles (162.47 km) NEPort Moller Airport (PML)Cold Bay, Alaska, United StatesView Port Moller Airport on a map View satellite image of Port Moller Airport Set PML as destination Airport Get more information about Port Moller Airport
7142.70 miles (229.65 km) WSWAkutan Seaplane Base (KQA)Akutan, Alaska, United StatesView Akutan Seaplane Base on a map View satellite image of Akutan Seaplane Base Set KQA as destination Airport Get more information about Akutan Seaplane Base
8147.43 miles (237.27 km) ENEPerryville Airport (KPV)Perryville, Alaska, United StatesView Perryville Airport on a map View satellite image of Perryville Airport Set KPV as destination Airport Get more information about Perryville Airport
9169.87 miles (273.38 km) ENEChignik Lake Airport (KCQ)Chignik Lake, Alaska, United StatesView Chignik Lake Airport on a map View satellite image of Chignik Lake Airport Set KCQ as destination Airport Get more information about Chignik Lake Airport
10177.69 miles (285.96 km) WSWUnalaska Airport (DUT)Unalaska, Alaska, United StatesView Unalaska Airport on a map View satellite image of Unalaska Airport Set DUT as destination Airport Get more information about Unalaska Airport
11178.09 miles (286.61 km) ENEChignik Fisheries Airport (KCG)Chignik, Alaska, United States.View Chignik Fisheries Airport on a map View satellite image of Chignik Fisheries Airport Set KCG as destination Airport Get more information about Chignik Fisheries Airport
12179.90 miles (289.52 km) ENEChignik Lagoon Airport (KCL)Chignik Lagoon, Alaska, United StatesView Chignik Lagoon Airport on a map View satellite image of Chignik Lagoon Airport Set KCL as destination Airport Get more information about Chignik Lagoon Airport
13184.17 miles (296.39 km) ENEChignik Bay Seaplane Base (KBW)Chignik, Alaska, United States.View Chignik Bay Seaplane Base on a map View satellite image of Chignik Bay Seaplane Base Set KBW as destination Airport Get more information about Chignik Bay Seaplane Base
14198.85 miles (320.02 km) NEPort Heiden Airport (PTH)Port Heiden, Alaska, United StatesView Port Heiden Airport on a map View satellite image of Port Heiden Airport Set PTH as destination Airport Get more information about Port Heiden Airport
15239.06 miles (384.73 km) NCape Newenham LRRS Airport (EHM)Cape Newenham, Alaska, United StatesView Cape Newenham LRRS Airport on a map View satellite image of Cape Newenham LRRS Airport Set EHM as destination Airport Get more information about Cape Newenham LRRS Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Cold Bay Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Cold Bay Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
110,968.17 miles (17,651.51 km) SCape Town International Airport (CPT)Cape Town, South AfricaView Cape Town International Airport on a map View satellite image of Cape Town International Airport Set CPT as destination Airport Get more information about Cape Town International Airport
210,951.71 miles (17,625.02 km) SSWGeorge Airport (GRJ)George, South AfricaView George Airport on a map View satellite image of George Airport Set GRJ as destination Airport Get more information about George Airport
310,916.88 miles (17,568.97 km) SSWPort Elizabeth International Airport (PLZ)Port Elizabeth, South AfricaView Port Elizabeth International Airport on a map View satellite image of Port Elizabeth International Airport Set PLZ as destination Airport Get more information about Port Elizabeth International Airport
410,870.89 miles (17,494.96 km) SSWPort Alfred Airport (AFD)Port Alfred, South AfricaView Port Alfred Airport on a map View satellite image of Port Alfred Airport Set AFD as destination Airport Get more information about Port Alfred Airport
510,822.32 miles (17,416.80 km) SSWEast London Airport (ELS)East London, South AfricaView East London Airport on a map View satellite image of East London Airport Set ELS as destination Airport Get more information about East London Airport
610,709.93 miles (17,235.91 km) SSWMthatha Airport (UTT)Mthatha, South AfricaView Mthatha Airport on a map View satellite image of Mthatha Airport Set UTT as destination Airport Get more information about Mthatha Airport
710,673.38 miles (17,177.09 km) SKleinsee Airport (KLZ)Kleinzee, South AfricaView Kleinsee Airport on a map View satellite image of Kleinsee Airport Set KLZ as destination Airport Get more information about Kleinsee Airport
810,644.03 miles (17,129.86 km) SAggeneys Airport (AGZ)Aggeneys, South AfricaView Aggeneys Airport on a map View satellite image of Aggeneys Airport Set AGZ as destination Airport Get more information about Aggeneys Airport
910,644.03 miles (17,129.86 km) SWild Coast Sun Airport (MZF)Mzamba, South AfricaView Wild Coast Sun Airport on a map View satellite image of Wild Coast Sun Airport Set MZF as destination Airport Get more information about Wild Coast Sun Airport
1010,636.72 miles (17,118.09 km) SSWMargate Airport (MGH)Margate, KwaZulu-Natal, South AfricaView Margate Airport on a map View satellite image of Margate Airport Set MGH as destination Airport Get more information about Margate Airport
1110,613.76 miles (17,081.16 km) SSWMafeteng Airport (MFC)Mafeteng, LesothoView Mafeteng Airport on a map View satellite image of Mafeteng Airport Set MFC as destination Airport Get more information about Mafeteng Airport
1210,604.99 miles (17,067.03 km) SSWSemonkong Airport (SOK)Semonkong, LesothoView Semonkong Airport on a map View satellite image of Semonkong Airport Set SOK as destination Airport Get more information about Semonkong Airport
1310,599.75 miles (17,058.60 km) SSWLebakeng Airport (LEF)Lebakeng, LesothoView Lebakeng Airport on a map View satellite image of Lebakeng Airport Set LEF as destination Airport Get more information about Lebakeng Airport
1410,596.34 miles (17,053.11 km) SAlexander Bay Airport (ALJ)Alexander Bay, South AfricaView Alexander Bay Airport on a map View satellite image of Alexander Bay Airport Set ALJ as destination Airport Get more information about Alexander Bay Airport
1510,595.13 miles (17,051.17 km) SSWLesobeng Airport (LES)Lesobeng, LesothoView Lesobeng Airport on a map View satellite image of Lesobeng Airport Set LES as destination Airport Get more information about Lesobeng Airport