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EDW Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: EDW / KEDW
Airport Name: Edwards Air Force Base
Location: Edwards, California, United States
GPS Coordinates: 34°54'20"N by 117°53'0"W
Operator/Owner: United States Air Force
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Facts about Edwards Air Force Base (EDW):

  • In July 1942, Muroc Army Airfield became a separate airfield from March Field and was placed under the jurisdiction of Fourth Air Force.
  • The first major aerial activity occurred at Muroc in 1937 when the entire Army Air Corps participated in a large-scale maneuver.
  • With the arrival of the Bell Aircraft P-59 Airacomet jet fighter, the Mojave Desert station was chosen as a secluded site for testing this super-secret airplane.
  • The furthest airport from Edwards Air Force Base (EDW) is Pierrefonds Airport (ZSE), which is located 11,414 miles (18,369 kilometers) away in Saint-Pierre, Réunion.
  • A water stop on the Southern Pacific Railroad since 1876, the site was largely unsettled until the early 20th century.
  • The closest airport to Edwards Air Force Base (EDW) is Mojave Air and Space Port (MHV), which is located only 19 miles (30 kilometers) NW of EDW.
  • A major reason for the growth of Edwards AFB was the nearness of West Coast aircraft manufacturers.
  • Edwards is also home to several other units from DOD, Air Force, Army, Navy, FAA, USPS and many companies that support the primary mission or the personnel stationed there.

Map of Nearest Airports from Edwards Air Force Base:

List of Nearest Airports from Edwards Air Force Base:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
118.53 miles (29.82 km) NWMojave Air and Space Port (MHV)Mojave, California, United StatesView Mojave Air and Space Port on a map View satellite image of Mojave Air and Space Port Set MHV as destination Airport Get more information about Mojave Air and Space Port
222.14 miles (35.63 km) WSWGeneral Wm. J. Fox Airfield (WJF)Lancaster, California, United StatesView General Wm. J. Fox Airfield on a map View satellite image of General Wm. J. Fox Airfield Set WJF as destination Airport Get more information about General Wm. J. Fox Airfield
322.22 miles (35.77 km) SSWPalmdale Regional Airport (PMD)Palmdale, California, United StatesView Palmdale Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Palmdale Regional Airport Set PMD as destination Airport Get more information about Palmdale Regional Airport
435.21 miles (56.66 km) WNWTehachapi Municipal Airport (TSP)Tehachapi, California, United StatesView Tehachapi Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Tehachapi Municipal Airport Set TSP as destination Airport Get more information about Tehachapi Municipal Airport
535.50 miles (57.14 km) SESouthern California Logistics Airport (VCV)Victorville, California, United StatesView Southern California Logistics Airport on a map View satellite image of Southern California Logistics Airport Set VCV as destination Airport Get more information about Southern California Logistics Airport
645.70 miles (73.55 km) ESEApple Valley Airport (APV)Apple Valley, California, United StatesView Apple Valley Airport on a map View satellite image of Apple Valley Airport Set APV as destination Airport Get more information about Apple Valley Airport
752.12 miles (83.88 km) NInyokern Airport (IYK)Inyokern, California, United StatesView Inyokern Airport on a map View satellite image of Inyokern Airport Set IYK as destination Airport Get more information about Inyokern Airport
853.87 miles (86.70 km) SWWhiteman Airport (WHP)Los Angeles, California, United StatesView Whiteman Airport on a map View satellite image of Whiteman Airport Set WHP as destination Airport Get more information about Whiteman Airport
955.71 miles (89.65 km) SSWBob Hope Airport (BUR)Burbank, California, United StatesView Bob Hope Airport on a map View satellite image of Bob Hope Airport Set BUR as destination Airport Get more information about Bob Hope Airport
1055.98 miles (90.09 km) SSECable Airport (CCB)Upland, California, United StatesView Cable Airport on a map View satellite image of Cable Airport Set CCB as destination Airport Get more information about Cable Airport
1156.53 miles (90.98 km) SBrackett Field (POC)La Verne, California, United StatesView Brackett Field on a map View satellite image of Brackett Field Set POC as destination Airport Get more information about Brackett Field
1257.27 miles (92.16 km) SSan Gabriel Valley (El Monte) Airport (EMT)El Monte, California, United StatesView San Gabriel Valley (El Monte) Airport on a map View satellite image of San Gabriel Valley (El Monte) Airport Set EMT as destination Airport Get more information about San Gabriel Valley (El Monte) Airport
1359.18 miles (95.24 km) SWVan Nuys Airport (VNY)Van Nuys, California, United StatesView Van Nuys Airport on a map View satellite image of Van Nuys Airport Set VNY as destination Airport Get more information about Van Nuys Airport
1460.86 miles (97.94 km) SSELA/Ontario International Airport (ONT)Ontario (near Los Angeles), California, United StatesView LA/Ontario International Airport on a map View satellite image of LA/Ontario International Airport Set ONT as destination Airport Get more information about LA/Ontario International Airport
1562.28 miles (100.23 km) EBarstow-Daggett Airport (DAG)Daggett, California, United StatesView Barstow-Daggett Airport on a map View satellite image of Barstow-Daggett Airport Set DAG as destination Airport Get more information about Barstow-Daggett Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Edwards Air Force Base:

List of Furthest Airports from Edwards Air Force Base:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,414.23 miles (18,369.37 km) SSEPierrefonds Airport (ZSE)Saint-Pierre, RéunionView Pierrefonds Airport on a map View satellite image of Pierrefonds Airport Set ZSE as destination Airport Get more information about Pierrefonds Airport
211,400.85 miles (18,347.84 km) SSESir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport (MRU)Plaisance, MauritiusView Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport on a map View satellite image of Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport Set MRU as destination Airport Get more information about Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport
311,388.63 miles (18,328.18 km) SSERoland Garros Airport (RUN)St Denis, Réunion, FranceView Roland Garros Airport on a map View satellite image of Roland Garros Airport Set RUN as destination Airport Get more information about Roland Garros Airport
411,387.41 miles (18,326.22 km) SSir Gaëtan Duval Airport (RRG)Rodrigues Island, MauritiusView Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport on a map View satellite image of Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport Set RRG as destination Airport Get more information about Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport
511,304.13 miles (18,192.19 km) ESETôlanaro Airport (FTU)Tôlanaro, MadagascarView Tôlanaro Airport on a map View satellite image of Tôlanaro Airport Set FTU as destination Airport Get more information about Tôlanaro Airport
611,181.54 miles (17,994.90 km) ESEAmpanihy Airport (AMP)Ampanihy, MadagascarView Ampanihy Airport on a map View satellite image of Ampanihy Airport Set AMP as destination Airport Get more information about Ampanihy Airport
711,174.55 miles (17,983.65 km) SEMananjary Airport (MNJ)Mananjary, MadagascarView Mananjary Airport on a map View satellite image of Mananjary Airport Set MNJ as destination Airport Get more information about Mananjary Airport
811,135.89 miles (17,921.44 km) SEFianarantsoa Airport (WFI)Fianarantsoa, MadagascarView Fianarantsoa Airport on a map View satellite image of Fianarantsoa Airport Set WFI as destination Airport Get more information about Fianarantsoa Airport
911,037.73 miles (17,763.47 km) SEToamasino Airport (TMM)Toamasina, MadagascarView Toamasino Airport on a map View satellite image of Toamasino Airport Set TMM as destination Airport Get more information about Toamasino Airport
1011,011.33 miles (17,720.97 km) SEManja Airport (MJA)Manja, Menabe, MadagascarView Manja Airport on a map View satellite image of Manja Airport Set MJA as destination Airport Get more information about Manja Airport
1111,007.64 miles (17,715.04 km) SEIvato International Airport (TNR)Antananarivo, MadagascarView Ivato International Airport on a map View satellite image of Ivato International Airport Set TNR as destination Airport Get more information about Ivato International Airport
1210,995.36 miles (17,695.27 km) ESEAndavadoaka Airport (DVD)Andavadoaka, Toliara province, Atsimo-Andrefana region, MadagascarView Andavadoaka Airport on a map View satellite image of Andavadoaka Airport Set DVD as destination Airport Get more information about Andavadoaka Airport
1310,991.28 miles (17,688.71 km) SESainte Marie Airport (SMS)Île Sainte-Marie, MadagascarView Sainte Marie Airport on a map View satellite image of Sainte Marie Airport Set SMS as destination Airport Get more information about Sainte Marie Airport
1410,983.71 miles (17,676.52 km) ESEMorombe Airport (MXM)Morombe, MadagascarView Morombe Airport on a map View satellite image of Morombe Airport Set MXM as destination Airport Get more information about Morombe Airport
1510,967.39 miles (17,650.26 km) SEMiandrivazo Airport (ZVA)Miandrivazo, MadagascarView Miandrivazo Airport on a map View satellite image of Miandrivazo Airport Set ZVA as destination Airport Get more information about Miandrivazo Airport