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DYS Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: DYS / KDYS
Airport Names:
  1. Dyess Air Force Base
  2. Dyess AFB
Location: Abilene, Texas, United States
GPS Coordinates: 32°25'14"N by 99°51'16"W
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Facts about Dyess Air Force Base (DYS):

  • In addition to being known as "Dyess Air Force Base", another name for DYS is "Dyess AFB".
  • With the end of the war, the base was declared inactive on 31 January 1946.
  • Dyess Air Force Base is a United States Air Force base located approximately 7 miles southwest of Abilene, Texas.
  • The host unit at Dyess is the 7th Bomb Wing of the Air Combat Command, which was activated on 1 October 1993.
  • The furthest airport from Dyess Air Force Base (DYS) is Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport (RRG), which is located 11,080 miles (17,831 kilometers) away in Rodrigues Island, Mauritius.
  • Units stationed at Dyess Air Force Base while the 5/517th was operational included SAC's 819th Strategic Aerospace Division, the 96th BW, and the 578th Strategic Missile Squadron.
  • The base is named after Lt Col William Edwin Dyess, a native of Albany, Texas, who was captured by the Japanese on Bataan in April 1942.
  • The 96th Bombardment Wing moved to Dyess on 8 September 1957 and for a few years worked alongside the 341st.
  • The closest airport to Dyess Air Force Base (DYS) is Abilene Regional Airport (ABI), which is located only 10 miles (16 kilometers) E of DYS.

Map of Nearest Airports from Dyess Air Force Base:

List of Nearest Airports from Dyess Air Force Base:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
110.02 miles (16.13 km) EAbilene Regional Airport (ABI)Abilene, Texas, United StatesView Abilene Regional Airport on a map Set ABI as destination Airport Get more information about Abilene Regional Airport
235.81 miles (57.63 km) WAvenger Field (SWW)Sweetwater, Texas, United StatesView Avenger Field on a map Set SWW as destination Airport Get more information about Avenger Field
347.98 miles (77.21 km) SSEColeman Municipal Airport (COM)Coleman, Texas, United StatesView Coleman Municipal Airport on a map Set COM as destination Airport Get more information about Coleman Municipal Airport
468.13 miles (109.65 km) SEBrownwood Regional Airport (BWD)Brownwood, Texas, United StatesView Brownwood Regional Airport on a map Set BWD as destination Airport Get more information about Brownwood Regional Airport
575.56 miles (121.60 km) SSWGoodfellow Air Force Base (GOF)San Angelo, Texas, United StatesView Goodfellow Air Force Base on a map Set GOF as destination Airport Get more information about Goodfellow Air Force Base
682.70 miles (133.10 km) SSWSan Angelo Regional Airport (SJT)San Angelo, Texas, United StatesView San Angelo Regional Airport on a map Set SJT as destination Airport Get more information about San Angelo Regional Airport
791.27 miles (146.89 km) NEOlney Municipal Airport (ONY)Olney, Texas, United StatesView Olney Municipal Airport on a map Set ONY as destination Airport Get more information about Olney Municipal Airport
891.28 miles (146.90 km) SSECurtis Field (BBD)Brady, Texas, United StatesView Curtis Field on a map Set BBD as destination Airport Get more information about Curtis Field
998.32 miles (158.23 km) WWebb Air Force Base Big Spring Army Airfield (BGS)Big Spring, Texas, United StatesView Webb Air Force Base Big Spring Army Airfield on a map Set BGS as destination Airport Get more information about Webb Air Force Base Big Spring Army Airfield
10107.38 miles (172.81 km) ENEMineral Wells Airport (MWL)Mineral Wells, Texas, United StatesView Mineral Wells Airport on a map Set MWL as destination Airport Get more information about Mineral Wells Airport
11126.99 miles (204.37 km) NEKickapoo Downtown Airport (KIP)Wichita Falls, Texas, United StatesView Kickapoo Downtown Airport on a map Set KIP as destination Airport Get more information about Kickapoo Downtown Airport
12133.95 miles (215.57 km) WMidland Airpark (MDD)Midland, Texas, United StatesView Midland Airpark on a map Set MDD as destination Airport Get more information about Midland Airpark
13133.96 miles (215.58 km) NESheppard Air Force Base (SPS)Wichita Falls, Texas, United StatesView Sheppard Air Force Base on a map Set SPS as destination Airport Get more information about Sheppard Air Force Base
14141.18 miles (227.21 km) WSWMidland International AirportMidland Army Airfield (MAF)Midland, Texas, United StatesView Midland International AirportMidland Army Airfield on a map Set MAF as destination Airport Get more information about Midland International AirportMidland Army Airfield
15141.32 miles (227.42 km) NChildress Municipal Airport (CDS)Childress, Texas, United StatesView Childress Municipal Airport on a map Set CDS as destination Airport Get more information about Childress Municipal Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Dyess Air Force Base:

List of Furthest Airports from Dyess Air Force Base:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,079.89 miles (17,831.31 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
210,824.12 miles (17,419.69 km) ESESir 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
310,737.11 miles (17,279.67 km) ESEPierrefonds Airport (ZSE)Saint-Pierre, RéunionView Pierrefonds Airport on a map Set ZSE as destination Airport Get more information about Pierrefonds Airport
410,726.06 miles (17,261.87 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
510,683.89 miles (17,194.01 km) SWCocos (Keeling) Island Airport (CCK)Cocos Islands, AustraliaView Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport on a map Set CCK as destination Airport Get more information about Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport
610,422.39 miles (16,773.16 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
710,403.19 miles (16,742.26 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
810,384.51 miles (16,712.20 km) WSWBunbury Airport (BUY)Bunbury, Western Australia, AustraliaView Bunbury Airport on a map Set BUY as destination Airport Get more information about Bunbury Airport
910,381.07 miles (16,706.68 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
1010,379.46 miles (16,704.09 km) WKalbarri Airport (KAX)Kalbarri, Western Australia, AustraliaView Kalbarri Airport on a map Set KAX as destination Airport Get more information about Kalbarri Airport
1110,378.68 miles (16,702.82 km) WShark 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
1210,377.14 miles (16,700.34 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
1310,375.24 miles (16,697.29 km) WGeraldton Airport (GET)Geraldton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Geraldton Airport on a map Set GET as destination Airport Get more information about Geraldton Airport
1410,371.28 miles (16,690.91 km) ETôlanaro Airport (FTU)Tôlanaro, MadagascarView Tôlanaro Airport on a map Set FTU as destination Airport Get more information about Tôlanaro Airport
1510,366.04 miles (16,682.48 km) WSWManjimup Airport (MJP)Manjimup, Western Australia, AustraliaView Manjimup Airport on a map Set MJP as destination Airport Get more information about Manjimup Airport