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CEF Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: CEF / KCEF
Airport Names:
  1. Westover Air Reserve Base
  2. Westover ARB
Location: Springfield/Chicopee, Massachusetts, United States
GPS Coordinates: 42°11'38"N by 72°32'4"W
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Facts about Westover Air Reserve Base (CEF):

  • The 60th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron was moved to the base in January 1951 flying F-86A Sabres and assumed an air defense mission, providing air defense in the northeastern United States.
  • The first organization at the base was the 10th Signal Platoon in June 1940.
  • On 1 February 1946 Westover became an Air Transport Command base which meant that it was the terminus for air routes around the world.
  • In addition to being known as "Westover Air Reserve Base", another name for CEF is "Westover ARB".
  • Since the Constructing Quartermaster had already planned the base, the first permanent masonry buildings were constructed east of the airfield to those designs, which were intended to be lasting and attractive.
  • Four-engine C-54 Skymaster and shorter-range C-47 Skytrain transports took supplies and reinforcements from Westover to the armed forces and returned with the wounded and discharged troops.
  • The closest airport to Westover Air Reserve Base (CEF) is Westfield-Barnes Regional Airport (BAF), which is located only 10 miles (15 kilometers) WSW of CEF.
  • The furthest airport from Westover Air Reserve Base (CEF) is Margaret River Airport (MGV), which is located 11,731 miles (18,880 kilometers) away in Margaret River, Western Australia, Australia.
  • On 6 April 1940, "Army Day" nationwide, the dedication, flag raising and ground breaking ceremony was held on site.
  • With the establishment of the United States Air Force in September 1947, the name of Westover Field was changed to Westover Air Force Base on 13 January 1948.

Map of Nearest Airports from Westover Air Reserve Base:

List of Nearest Airports from Westover Air Reserve Base:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
19.60 miles (15.45 km) WSWWestfield-Barnes Regional Airport (BAF)Westfield / Springfield, Massachusetts, United StatesView Westfield-Barnes Regional Airport on a map Set BAF as destination Airport Get more information about Westfield-Barnes Regional Airport
217.46 miles (28.10 km) ENEWare Airport (UWA)Ware, Massachusetts, United StatesView Ware Airport on a map Set UWA as destination Airport Get more information about Ware Airport
319.18 miles (30.87 km) SSWBradley International Airport (BDL)Windsor Locks (near Hartford), Connecticut, United StatesView Bradley International Airport on a map Set BDL as destination Airport Get more information about Bradley International Airport
430.82 miles (49.60 km) SRentschler Heliport (EHT)East Hartford, Connecticut, United StatesView Rentschler Heliport on a map Set EHT as destination Airport Get more information about Rentschler Heliport
532.14 miles (51.72 km) SHartford-Brainard Airport (HFD)Hartford, Connecticut, United StatesView Hartford-Brainard Airport on a map Set HFD as destination Airport Get more information about Hartford-Brainard Airport
634.09 miles (54.86 km) EWorcester Regional Airport (ORH)Worcester, Massachusetts, United StatesView Worcester Regional Airport on a map Set ORH as destination Airport Get more information about Worcester Regional Airport
736.14 miles (58.16 km) NEGardner Municipal Airport (GDM)Gardner, Massachusetts, United StatesView Gardner Municipal Airport on a map Set GDM as destination Airport Get more information about Gardner Municipal Airport
841.95 miles (67.51 km) WNWPittsfield Municipal Airport (PSF)Pittsfield, Massachusetts, United StatesView Pittsfield Municipal Airport on a map Set PSF as destination Airport Get more information about Pittsfield Municipal Airport
944.47 miles (71.56 km) WWalter J. Koladza Airport (GBR)Great Barrington, Massachusetts, United StatesView Walter J. Koladza Airport on a map Set GBR as destination Airport Get more information about Walter J. Koladza Airport
1050.17 miles (80.74 km) NNEJaffrey Airport - Silver Ranch Airpark (AFN)Jaffrey, New Hampshire, United StatesView Jaffrey Airport - Silver Ranch Airpark on a map Set AFN as destination Airport Get more information about Jaffrey Airport - Silver Ranch Airpark
1150.49 miles (81.26 km) NNEDillant–Hopkins Airport (EEN)Keene, New Hampshire, United StatesView Dillant–Hopkins Airport on a map Set EEN as destination Airport Get more information about Dillant–Hopkins Airport
1254.23 miles (87.27 km) ENEMoore Army Airfield (AYE)Leominster, Massachusetts, United StatesView Moore Army Airfield on a map Set AYE as destination Airport Get more information about Moore Army Airfield
1356.75 miles (91.33 km) ESENorth Central State Airport (SFZ)Pawtucket, Rhode Island, United StatesView North Central State Airport on a map Set SFZ as destination Airport Get more information about North Central State Airport
1458.29 miles (93.81 km) SSWWaterbury-Oxford Airport (OXC)Oxford, Connecticut, United StatesView Waterbury-Oxford Airport on a map Set OXC as destination Airport Get more information about Waterbury-Oxford Airport
1560.51 miles (97.37 km) WColumbia County Airport (HCC)Hudson, New York, United StatesView Columbia County Airport on a map Set HCC as destination Airport Get more information about Columbia County Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Westover Air Reserve Base:

List of Furthest Airports from Westover Air Reserve Base:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,731.41 miles (18,879.83 km) SWMargaret 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
211,715.26 miles (18,853.84 km) SWManjimup Airport (MJP)Manjimup, Western Australia, AustraliaView Manjimup Airport on a map Set MJP as destination Airport Get more information about Manjimup Airport
311,707.88 miles (18,841.96 km) SWBusselton 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
411,687.36 miles (18,808.94 km) SWAlbany Airport (ALH)Albany, Western Australia, AustraliaView Albany Airport on a map Set ALH as destination Airport Get more information about Albany Airport
511,681.26 miles (18,799.12 km) SWBunbury Airport (BUY)Bunbury, Western Australia, AustraliaView Bunbury Airport on a map Set BUY as destination Airport Get more information about Bunbury Airport
611,630.08 miles (18,716.75 km) SWKatanning Airport (KNI)Katanning, Western Australia, AustraliaView Katanning Airport on a map Set KNI as destination Airport Get more information about Katanning Airport
711,605.00 miles (18,676.39 km) SWRottnest Airport (RTS)Rottnest Island, Western Australia, AustraliaView Rottnest Airport on a map Set RTS as destination Airport Get more information about Rottnest Airport
811,600.25 miles (18,668.75 km) SWJandakot Airport (JAD)Jandakot, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jandakot Airport on a map Set JAD as destination Airport Get more information about Jandakot Airport
911,588.35 miles (18,649.60 km) SWPerth Airport (PER)Perth, Western Australia, AustraliaView Perth Airport on a map Set PER as destination Airport Get more information about Perth Airport
1011,513.74 miles (18,529.52 km) SSWJurien 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
1111,460.39 miles (18,443.66 km) WSWEsperance Airport (EPR)Esperance, AustraliaView Esperance Airport on a map Set EPR as destination Airport Get more information about Esperance Airport
1211,426.40 miles (18,388.97 km) SSWGeraldton Airport (GET)Geraldton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Geraldton Airport on a map Set GET as destination Airport Get more information about Geraldton Airport
1311,420.09 miles (18,378.80 km) SSWMorawa Airport (MWB)Morawa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Morawa Airport on a map Set MWB as destination Airport Get more information about Morawa Airport
1411,387.01 miles (18,325.57 km) SSWMullewa Airport (MXU)Mullewa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Mullewa Airport on a map Set MXU as destination Airport Get more information about Mullewa Airport
1511,367.08 miles (18,293.50 km) SWWindarling Airport (WRN)Windarling, AustraliaView Windarling Airport on a map Set WRN as destination Airport Get more information about Windarling Airport