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CUS Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: CUS /
Airport Names:
  1. Columbus Municipal Airport
  2. Historical Airport
  3. Modern Airfield
  4. 0NM0
Location: Columbus, New Mexico, United States
GPS Coordinates: 31°49'29"N by 107°37'55"W
Elevation: 4,024 feet (1,227 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Columbus Municipal Airport (CUS):

  • The Curtiss aircraft were not in good condition, however, despite their lack of readiness, the fliers prepared for combat.
  • After World War I, Columbus Airfield was used by the Army as part of their patrol flights along the Mexican border.
  • The furthest airport from Columbus Municipal Airport (CUS) is Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport (RRG), which is located 11,433 miles (18,400 kilometers) away in Rodrigues Island, Mauritius.
  • Because of Columbus Municipal Airport's high elevation of 4,024 feet, planes must typically fly at a faster airspeed in order to takeoff or land at CUS. Combined with a high temperature, this could make CUS a "Hot & High" airport, where the air density is lower than it would otherwise be at sea level.
  • The airport's operations ceased abruptly with the arrest of the notorious "Columbus Air Force" drug-running gang by the DEA in the late 1970s.
  • The closest airport to Columbus Municipal Airport (CUS) is Deming Municipal AirportDeming Army Airfield (DMN), which is located 31 miles (49 kilometers) N of CUS.
  • Twelve R-2s were delivered to the squadron in May, but the planes, which had been very hastily constructed, were missing vital spare parts and had faulty wiring and leaky fuel tanks.
  • In addition to being known as "Columbus Municipal Airport", other names for CUS include "Historical Airport", "Modern Airfield" and "0NM0".
  • Columbus Municipal Airport (CUS) currently has only 1 runway.

Map of Nearest Airports from Columbus Municipal Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Columbus Municipal Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
130.65 miles (49.32 km) NDeming Municipal AirportDeming Army Airfield (DMN)Deming, New Mexico, United StatesView Deming Municipal AirportDeming Army Airfield on a map Set DMN as destination Airport Get more information about Deming Municipal AirportDeming Army Airfield
252.53 miles (84.54 km) NELas Cruces International Airport (LRU)Las Cruces, New Mexico, United StatesView Las Cruces International Airport on a map Set LRU as destination Airport Get more information about Las Cruces International Airport
363.90 miles (102.84 km) NNWGrant County Airport (SVC)Silver City, New Mexico, United StatesView Grant County Airport on a map Set SVC as destination Airport Get more information about Grant County Airport
471.92 miles (115.75 km) EAbraham González International Airport (CJS)Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, MexicoView Abraham González International Airport on a map Set CJS as destination Airport Get more information about Abraham González International Airport
571.92 miles (115.75 km) ENuevo Casas Grandes Municipal Airport (NCG)Nuevo Casas Grandes, Chihuahua, MexicoView Nuevo Casas Grandes Municipal Airport on a map Set NCG as destination Airport Get more information about Nuevo Casas Grandes Municipal Airport
673.52 miles (118.32 km) EBiggs Army Airfield (BIF)Fort Bliss, El Paso, Texas, United StatesView Biggs Army Airfield on a map Set BIF as destination Airport Get more information about Biggs Army Airfield
773.68 miles (118.57 km) EEl Paso International Airport (ELP)El Paso, Texas, United StatesView El Paso International Airport on a map Set ELP as destination Airport Get more information about El Paso International Airport
899.79 miles (160.60 km) NNETruth or Consequences Municipal Airport (TCS)Truth or Consequences, New Mexico, United StatesView Truth or Consequences Municipal Airport on a map Set TCS as destination Airport Get more information about Truth or Consequences Municipal Airport
9113.90 miles (183.31 km) NEHolloman Air Force Base Alamogordo Army Airfield (HMN)Alamogordo, New Mexico, United StatesView Holloman Air Force Base Alamogordo Army Airfield on a map Set HMN as destination Airport Get more information about Holloman Air Force Base Alamogordo Army Airfield
10115.24 miles (185.46 km) WSWDouglas Municipal Airport (DGL)Douglas, Arizona, United StatesView Douglas Municipal Airport on a map Set DGL as destination Airport Get more information about Douglas Municipal Airport
11118.53 miles (190.76 km) WSWBisbee Douglas International Airport (DUG)Bisbee/Douglas, Arizona, United StatesView Bisbee Douglas International Airport on a map Set DUG as destination Airport Get more information about Bisbee Douglas International Airport
12118.76 miles (191.12 km) NEAlamogordo–White Sands Regional Airport (ALM)Alamogordo, New Mexico, United StatesView Alamogordo–White Sands Regional Airport on a map Set ALM as destination Airport Get more information about Alamogordo–White Sands Regional Airport
13120.84 miles (194.47 km) NWGreenlee County Airport (CFT)Clifton/Morenci, Arizona, United StatesView Greenlee County Airport on a map Set CFT as destination Airport Get more information about Greenlee County Airport
14136.24 miles (219.26 km) WSWBisbee Municipal Airport (BSQ)Bisbee, Arizona, United StatesView Bisbee Municipal Airport on a map Set BSQ as destination Airport Get more information about Bisbee Municipal Airport
15136.81 miles (220.17 km) WNWSafford Regional Airport (SAD)Safford, Arizona, United StatesView Safford Regional Airport on a map Set SAD as destination Airport Get more information about Safford Regional Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Columbus Municipal Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Columbus Municipal Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,433.27 miles (18,400.02 km) SESir Gaëtan Duval Airport (RRG)Rodrigues Island, MauritiusView Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport on a map Set RRG as destination Airport Get more information about Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport
211,235.10 miles (18,081.10 km) SESir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport (MRU)Plaisance, MauritiusView Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport on a map Set MRU as destination Airport Get more information about Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport
311,165.68 miles (17,969.38 km) ESEPierrefonds Airport (ZSE)Saint-Pierre, RéunionView Pierrefonds Airport on a map Set ZSE as destination Airport Get more information about Pierrefonds Airport
411,151.52 miles (17,946.58 km) ESERoland Garros Airport (RUN)St Denis, Réunion, FranceView Roland Garros Airport on a map Set RUN as destination Airport Get more information about Roland Garros Airport
510,827.56 miles (17,425.22 km) ETôlanaro Airport (FTU)Tôlanaro, MadagascarView Tôlanaro Airport on a map Set FTU as destination Airport Get more information about Tôlanaro Airport
610,786.14 miles (17,358.56 km) ESEMananjary Airport (MNJ)Mananjary, MadagascarView Mananjary Airport on a map Set MNJ as destination Airport Get more information about Mananjary Airport
710,725.63 miles (17,261.18 km) ESEFianarantsoa Airport (WFI)Fianarantsoa, MadagascarView Fianarantsoa Airport on a map Set WFI as destination Airport Get more information about Fianarantsoa Airport
810,719.94 miles (17,252.03 km) ESEToamasino Airport (TMM)Toamasina, MadagascarView Toamasino Airport on a map Set TMM as destination Airport Get more information about Toamasino Airport
910,697.52 miles (17,215.94 km) ESESainte Marie Airport (SMS)Île Sainte-Marie, MadagascarView Sainte Marie Airport on a map Set SMS as destination Airport Get more information about Sainte Marie Airport
1010,690.00 miles (17,203.84 km) EAmpanihy Airport (AMP)Ampanihy, MadagascarView Ampanihy Airport on a map Set AMP as destination Airport Get more information about Ampanihy Airport
1110,647.27 miles (17,135.08 km) ESEIvato International Airport (TNR)Antananarivo, MadagascarView Ivato International Airport on a map Set TNR as destination Airport Get more information about Ivato International Airport
1210,625.79 miles (17,100.51 km) SEAntsirabato Airport (ANM)Antalaha, MadagascarView Antsirabato Airport on a map Set ANM as destination Airport Get more information about Antsirabato Airport
1310,590.69 miles (17,044.03 km) ESEMandritsara Airport (WMA)Mandritsara, MadagascarView Mandritsara Airport on a map Set WMA as destination Airport Get more information about Mandritsara Airport
1410,569.88 miles (17,010.53 km) ESETsaratanana Airport (TTS)Tsaratanana, Madagascar.View Tsaratanana Airport on a map Set TTS as destination Airport Get more information about Tsaratanana Airport
1510,569.06 miles (17,009.21 km) ESETsiroanomandidy Airport (WTS)Tsiroanomandidy, MadagascarView Tsiroanomandidy Airport on a map Set WTS as destination Airport Get more information about Tsiroanomandidy Airport