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DOV Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: DOV / KDOV
Airport Names:
  1. Dover Air Force Base
  2. Dover AFB
Location: Dover, Delaware, United States
GPS Coordinates: 39°7'41"N by 75°27'52"W
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Facts about Dover Air Force Base (DOV):

  • Construction of Municipal Airport, Dover Airdrome began in March 1941 and the facility was opened on December 17, 1941.
  • In addition to being known as "Dover Air Force Base", another name for DOV is "Dover AFB".
  • After the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster, the remains of the seven astronauts were transferred to Dover AFB.
  • When war broke out between Israel and the combine forces of Egypt and Syria on October 13, 1973 the 436 MAW responded with a 32-day airlift that delivered 22,305 tons of munitions and military equipment to Israel.
  • In 1944 the Air Technical Service Command chose Dover as a site to engineer, develop, and conduct classified air-launched rocket tests.
  • The furthest airport from Dover Air Force Base (DOV) is Margaret River Airport (MGV), which is located 11,750 miles (18,909 kilometers) away in Margaret River, Western Australia, Australia.
  • References for history introduction, major commands and major units
  • The closest airport to Dover Air Force Base (DOV) is Millville Municipal Airport (MIV), which is located 27 miles (43 kilometers) NE of DOV.

Map of Nearest Airports from Dover Air Force Base:

List of Nearest Airports from Dover Air Force Base:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
126.74 miles (43.03 km) NEMillville Municipal Airport (MIV)Millville, New Jersey, United StatesView Millville Municipal Airport on a map Set MIV as destination Airport Get more information about Millville Municipal Airport
230.96 miles (49.82 km) ESECape May Airport (WWD)Wildwood, New Jersey, United StatesView Cape May Airport on a map Set WWD as destination Airport Get more information about Cape May Airport
330.97 miles (49.84 km) SSussex County Airport (GED)Georgetown, Delaware, United StatesView Sussex County Airport on a map Set GED as destination Airport Get more information about Sussex County Airport
438.77 miles (62.39 km) NWilmington/Philadelphia Regional Airport (ILG)Wilmington, Delaware, United StatesView Wilmington/Philadelphia Regional Airport on a map Set ILG as destination Airport Get more information about Wilmington/Philadelphia Regional Airport
539.43 miles (63.46 km) SWEaston Airport (ESN)Easton, Maryland, United StatesView Easton Airport on a map Set ESN as destination Airport Get more information about Easton Airport
644.30 miles (71.29 km) WNWPhillips Army Airfield (APG)Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, United StatesView Phillips Army Airfield on a map Set APG as destination Airport Get more information about Phillips Army Airfield
750.81 miles (81.78 km) SWCambridge–Dorchester Airport (CGE)Cambridge, Maryland, United StatesView Cambridge–Dorchester Airport on a map Set CGE as destination Airport Get more information about Cambridge–Dorchester Airport
851.35 miles (82.64 km) NPhiladelphia Seaplane BaseChandler Field (PSQ)Essington, Pennsylvania, United StatesView Philadelphia Seaplane BaseChandler Field on a map Set PSQ as destination Airport Get more information about Philadelphia Seaplane BaseChandler Field
952.60 miles (84.65 km) WNWMartin State Airport (MTN)Baltimore, Maryland, United StatesView Martin State Airport on a map Set MTN as destination Airport Get more information about Martin State Airport
1052.62 miles (84.69 km) ENEAtlantic City International Airport (ACY)Atlantic City, New Jersey, United StatesView Atlantic City International Airport on a map Set ACY as destination Airport Get more information about Atlantic City International Airport
1152.74 miles (84.88 km) NNEPhiladelphia International Airport (PHL)Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United StatesView Philadelphia International Airport on a map Set PHL as destination Airport Get more information about Philadelphia International Airport
1254.52 miles (87.74 km) SSalisbury-Ocean City: Wicomico Regional Airport (SBY)Salisbury, Maryland, United StatesView Salisbury-Ocean City: Wicomico Regional Airport on a map Set SBY as destination Airport Get more information about Salisbury-Ocean City: Wicomico Regional Airport
1356.29 miles (90.60 km) ENEBader Field (AIY)Atlantic City, New Jersey, United StatesView Bader Field on a map Set AIY as destination Airport Get more information about Bader Field
1459.41 miles (95.62 km) SSEOcean City Municipal Airport (OCE)Ocean City, Maryland, United StatesView Ocean City Municipal Airport on a map Set OCE as destination Airport Get more information about Ocean City Municipal Airport
1559.86 miles (96.34 km) NBrandywine Airport (OQN)West Chester, Pennsylvania, United StatesView Brandywine Airport on a map Set OQN as destination Airport Get more information about Brandywine Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Dover Air Force Base:

List of Furthest Airports from Dover Air Force Base:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,749.72 miles (18,909.29 km) WSWMargaret 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
211,725.99 miles (18,871.10 km) WSWBusselton 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
311,712.18 miles (18,848.88 km) WSWManjimup Airport (MJP)Manjimup, Western Australia, AustraliaView Manjimup Airport on a map Set MJP as destination Airport Get more information about Manjimup Airport
411,700.62 miles (18,830.28 km) WSWBunbury Airport (BUY)Bunbury, Western Australia, AustraliaView Bunbury Airport on a map Set BUY as destination Airport Get more information about Bunbury Airport
511,650.63 miles (18,749.83 km) WSWAlbany Airport (ALH)Albany, Western Australia, AustraliaView Albany Airport on a map Set ALH as destination Airport Get more information about Albany Airport
611,647.50 miles (18,744.79 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
711,636.55 miles (18,727.17 km) SWJandakot Airport (JAD)Jandakot, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jandakot Airport on a map Set JAD as destination Airport Get more information about Jandakot Airport
811,625.65 miles (18,709.63 km) SWPerth Airport (PER)Perth, Western Australia, AustraliaView Perth Airport on a map Set PER as destination Airport Get more information about Perth Airport
911,617.66 miles (18,696.76 km) WSWKatanning Airport (KNI)Katanning, Western Australia, AustraliaView Katanning Airport on a map Set KNI as destination Airport Get more information about Katanning Airport
1011,584.33 miles (18,643.13 km) SWJurien 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
1111,516.48 miles (18,533.93 km) SWGeraldton Airport (GET)Geraldton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Geraldton Airport on a map Set GET as destination Airport Get more information about Geraldton Airport
1211,488.83 miles (18,489.43 km) SWMorawa Airport (MWB)Morawa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Morawa Airport on a map Set MWB as destination Airport Get more information about Morawa Airport
1311,469.14 miles (18,457.75 km) SWKalbarri Airport (KAX)Kalbarri, Western Australia, AustraliaView Kalbarri Airport on a map Set KAX as destination Airport Get more information about Kalbarri Airport
1411,469.09 miles (18,457.67 km) SWMullewa Airport (MXU)Mullewa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Mullewa Airport on a map Set MXU as destination Airport Get more information about Mullewa Airport
1511,406.60 miles (18,357.09 km) WSWEsperance Airport (EPR)Esperance, AustraliaView Esperance Airport on a map Set EPR as destination Airport Get more information about Esperance Airport