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DCU Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: DCU / KDCU
Airport Name: Pryor Field Regional Airport
Location: Decatur, Alabama, United States
GPS Coordinates: 34°39'15"N by 86°56'43"W
Area Served: Decatur, Alabama
Operator/Owner: Decatur/Athens Airport Authority
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 592 feet (180 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Pryor Field Regional Airport (DCU):

  • The closest airport to Pryor Field Regional Airport (DCU) is Huntsville International Airport (HSV), which is located only 10 miles (16 kilometers) E of DCU.
  • Pryor Field Regional Airport (DCU) currently has only 1 runway.
  • Flying training was performed with Fairchild PT-19s as the primary trainer.
  • Opened in October 1941 with 4,600 by 4,600 feet square all-direction turf runway.
  • The furthest airport from Pryor Field Regional Airport (DCU) is Margaret River Airport (MGV), which is located 11,180 miles (17,992 kilometers) away in Margaret River, Western Australia, Australia.
  • Because of Pryor Field Regional Airport's relatively low elevation of 592 feet, planes can take off or land at Pryor Field Regional 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 Pryor Field Regional Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Pryor Field Regional Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
19.75 miles (15.69 km) EHuntsville 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
214.90 miles (23.98 km) ERedstone Army Airfield (AAF) (HUA)Redstone Arsenal (near Huntsville), Alabama, United StatesView Redstone Army Airfield (AAF) on a map Set HUA as destination Airport Get more information about Redstone Army Airfield (AAF)
335.39 miles (56.96 km) NEFayetteville Municipal Airport (FYM)Fayetteville, Tennessee, United StatesView Fayetteville Municipal Airport on a map Set FYM as destination Airport Get more information about Fayetteville Municipal Airport
438.30 miles (61.63 km) WNorthwest 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
563.59 miles (102.34 km) NNWMaury County Airport (MRC)Columbia/Mount Pleasant, Tennessee, United StatesView Maury County Airport on a map Set MRC as destination Airport Get more information about Maury County Airport
663.86 miles (102.77 km) NETullahoma Regional Airport (THA)Tullahoma, Tennessee, United StatesView Tullahoma Regional Airport on a map Set THA as destination Airport Get more information about Tullahoma Regional Airport
767.85 miles (109.19 km) SENortheast Alabama Regional Airport (GAD)Gadsden, Alabama, United StatesView Northeast Alabama Regional Airport on a map Set GAD as destination Airport Get more information about Northeast Alabama Regional Airport
868.70 miles (110.56 km) NNEShelbyville Municipal Airport (SYI)Shelbyville, Tennessee, United StatesView Shelbyville Municipal Airport on a map Set SYI as destination Airport Get more information about Shelbyville Municipal Airport
970.49 miles (113.44 km) ENEFranklin County Airport (UOS)Sewanee, Tennessee, United StatesView Franklin County Airport on a map Set UOS as destination Airport Get more information about Franklin County Airport
1070.57 miles (113.57 km) WSWMarion 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
1176.14 miles (122.53 km) SBirmingham-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
1282.06 miles (132.06 km) ENEMarion County Airport (APT)Jasper, Tennessee, United StatesView Marion County Airport on a map Set APT as destination Airport Get more information about Marion County Airport
1385.51 miles (137.62 km) SSESt. Clair County Airport (PLR)Pell City, Alabama, United StatesView St. Clair County Airport on a map Set PLR as destination Airport Get more information about St. Clair County Airport
1486.47 miles (139.16 km) NNWCenterville Municipal Airport (GHM)Centerville, Tennessee, United StatesView Centerville Municipal Airport on a map Set GHM as destination Airport Get more information about Centerville Municipal Airport
1590.74 miles (146.03 km) SETalladega Municipal Airport (ASN)Talladega, Alabama, United StatesView Talladega Municipal Airport on a map Set ASN as destination Airport Get more information about Talladega Municipal Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Pryor Field Regional Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Pryor Field Regional Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,179.89 miles (17,992.25 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
211,160.27 miles (17,960.66 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
311,140.94 miles (17,929.56 km) WBunbury Airport (BUY)Bunbury, Western Australia, AustraliaView Bunbury Airport on a map Set BUY as destination Airport Get more information about Bunbury Airport
411,128.73 miles (17,909.90 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
511,124.24 miles (17,902.69 km) WManjimup Airport (MJP)Manjimup, Western Australia, AustraliaView Manjimup Airport on a map Set MJP as destination Airport Get more information about Manjimup Airport
611,122.62 miles (17,900.07 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
711,110.85 miles (17,881.13 km) WJandakot Airport (JAD)Jandakot, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jandakot Airport on a map Set JAD as destination Airport Get more information about Jandakot Airport
811,104.61 miles (17,871.09 km) WSWGeraldton Airport (GET)Geraldton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Geraldton Airport on a map Set GET as destination Airport Get more information about Geraldton Airport
911,103.33 miles (17,869.03 km) WPerth Airport (PER)Perth, Western Australia, AustraliaView Perth Airport on a map Set PER as destination Airport Get more information about Perth Airport
1011,097.40 miles (17,859.49 km) WSWKalbarri Airport (KAX)Kalbarri, Western Australia, AustraliaView Kalbarri Airport on a map Set KAX as destination Airport Get more information about Kalbarri Airport
1111,074.48 miles (17,822.60 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
1211,050.67 miles (17,784.29 km) WSWMullewa Airport (MXU)Mullewa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Mullewa Airport on a map Set MXU as destination Airport Get more information about Mullewa Airport
1311,041.81 miles (17,770.02 km) WMorawa Airport (MWB)Morawa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Morawa Airport on a map Set MWB as destination Airport Get more information about Morawa Airport
1411,035.79 miles (17,760.33 km) WAlbany Airport (ALH)Albany, Western Australia, AustraliaView Albany Airport on a map Set ALH as destination Airport Get more information about Albany Airport
1511,032.55 miles (17,755.12 km) WKatanning Airport (KNI)Katanning, Western Australia, AustraliaView Katanning Airport on a map Set KNI as destination Airport Get more information about Katanning Airport