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EFD Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: EFD / KEFD
Airport Names:
  1. Ellington Field Joint Reserve BaseEllington Air Force BaseEllington Field
  2. Ellington Field JRB
Location: Houston, Texas, United States
GPS Coordinates: 29°36'25"N by 95°9'32"W
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Facts about Ellington Field Joint Reserve BaseEllington Air Force BaseEllington Field (EFD):

  • Ellington AFB was selected as one of the first of twenty-four Air Defense Command stations of the permanent United States surveillance radar network.
  • Several years later in 1927, Ellington's status was again threatened as local city leaders began to discuss the construction of a municipal airport.
  • The United States Air Force's 147th Reconnaissance Wing is an Air National Guard unit operationally-gained by the Air Combat Command.
  • In addition to being known as "Ellington Field Joint Reserve BaseEllington Air Force BaseEllington Field", another name for EFD is "Ellington Field JRB".
  • The closest airport to Ellington Field Joint Reserve BaseEllington Air Force BaseEllington Field (EFD) is William P. Hobby Airport (HOU), which is located only 8 miles (12 kilometers) WNW of EFD.
  • The furthest airport from Ellington Field Joint Reserve BaseEllington Air Force BaseEllington Field (EFD) is Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport (CCK), which is located 11,008 miles (17,716 kilometers) away in Cocos Islands, Australia.
  • Though the 111th Observation Squadron had the excess World War I storage and maintenance facilities at Ellington Field, the squadron did not have a true headquarters building.
  • New construction designated under the "Grow the Army" project was completed in 2010.
  • Ellington Field was also a site for the USAAC Bombardier School, also known as "the Bombardment Academy of the Air." At Ellington Field, officials planned to train 4,480 bombardier cadets per year.

Map of Nearest Airports from Ellington Field Joint Reserve BaseEllington Air Force BaseEllington Field:

List of Nearest Airports from Ellington Field Joint Reserve BaseEllington Air Force BaseEllington Field:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
17.68 miles (12.36 km) WNWWilliam P. Hobby Airport (HOU)Houston, Texas, United StatesView William P. Hobby Airport on a map Set HOU as destination Airport Get more information about William P. Hobby Airport
217.49 miles (28.14 km) NEBaytown Airport (HPY)Baytown, Texas, United StatesView Baytown Airport on a map Set HPY as destination Airport Get more information about Baytown Airport
326.58 miles (42.78 km) WNWAndrau Airpark (AAP)Houston, Texas, United StatesView Andrau Airpark on a map Set AAP as destination Airport Get more information about Andrau Airpark
428.27 miles (45.49 km) NNWGeorge Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH)Houston, Texas, United StatesView George Bush Intercontinental Airport on a map Set IAH as destination Airport Get more information about George Bush Intercontinental Airport
529.67 miles (47.75 km) SEScholes International Airport at Galveston (GLS)Galveston, Texas, United StatesView Scholes International Airport at Galveston on a map Set GLS as destination Airport Get more information about Scholes International Airport at Galveston
629.92 miles (48.15 km) WSugar Land Regional Airport (SGR)Sugar Land, Texas (near Houston), United StatesView Sugar Land Regional Airport on a map Set SGR as destination Airport Get more information about Sugar Land Regional Airport
734.10 miles (54.88 km) WNWWest Houston Airport (IWS)Houston, Texas, United StatesView West Houston Airport on a map Set IWS as destination Airport Get more information about West Houston Airport
838.99 miles (62.75 km) SSWTexas Gulf Coast Regional Airport (LJN)Angleton / Lake Jackson, Texas, United StatesView Texas Gulf Coast Regional Airport on a map Set LJN as destination Airport Get more information about Texas Gulf Coast Regional Airport
939.30 miles (63.25 km) NWDavid Wayne Hooks Memorial Airport (DWH)Houston, Texas, United StatesView David Wayne Hooks Memorial Airport on a map Set DWH as destination Airport Get more information about David Wayne Hooks Memorial Airport
1053.72 miles (86.45 km) NNWLone Star Executive Airport (CXO)Houston, Texas, United StatesView Lone Star Executive Airport on a map Set CXO as destination Airport Get more information about Lone Star Executive Airport
1160.99 miles (98.16 km) SWBay City Municipal Airport (BBC)Bay City, Texas, United StatesView Bay City Municipal Airport on a map Set BBC as destination Airport Get more information about Bay City Municipal Airport
1264.67 miles (104.08 km) WSWWharton Regional Airport (WHT)Wharton, Texas, United StatesView Wharton Regional Airport on a map Set WHT as destination Airport Get more information about Wharton Regional Airport
1364.99 miles (104.59 km) ENEBeaumont Municipal Airport (BMT)Beaumont, Texas, United StatesView Beaumont Municipal Airport on a map Set BMT as destination Airport Get more information about Beaumont Municipal Airport
1472.28 miles (116.32 km) ENEJack Brooks Regional Airport (BPT)Beaumont/Port Arthur, Texas, United StatesView Jack Brooks Regional Airport on a map Set BPT as destination Airport Get more information about Jack Brooks Regional Airport
1582.80 miles (133.25 km) NNWBruce Brothers Huntsville Regional Airport (HTV)Huntsville, Texas, United StatesView Bruce Brothers Huntsville Regional Airport on a map Set HTV as destination Airport Get more information about Bruce Brothers Huntsville Regional Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Ellington Field Joint Reserve BaseEllington Air Force BaseEllington Field:

List of Furthest Airports from Ellington Field Joint Reserve BaseEllington Air Force BaseEllington Field:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,008.37 miles (17,716.21 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
210,929.94 miles (17,589.99 km) ESESir 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
310,665.67 miles (17,164.68 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
410,652.84 miles (17,144.05 km) WKalbarri Airport (KAX)Kalbarri, Western Australia, AustraliaView Kalbarri Airport on a map Set KAX as destination Airport Get more information about Kalbarri Airport
510,641.07 miles (17,125.11 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
610,640.71 miles (17,124.52 km) WCarnarvon Airport (CVQ)Carnarvon, Western Australia, AustraliaView Carnarvon Airport on a map Set CVQ as destination Airport Get more information about Carnarvon Airport
710,639.60 miles (17,122.74 km) WGeraldton Airport (GET)Geraldton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Geraldton Airport on a map Set GET as destination Airport Get more information about Geraldton Airport
810,632.80 miles (17,111.79 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
910,627.60 miles (17,103.42 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
1010,624.09 miles (17,097.78 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
1110,613.57 miles (17,080.85 km) WSWRottnest Airport (RTS)Rottnest Island, Western Australia, AustraliaView Rottnest Airport on a map Set RTS as destination Airport Get more information about Rottnest Airport
1210,608.21 miles (17,072.22 km) WSWBunbury Airport (BUY)Bunbury, Western Australia, AustraliaView Bunbury Airport on a map Set BUY as destination Airport Get more information about Bunbury Airport
1310,593.93 miles (17,049.23 km) WSWJandakot Airport (JAD)Jandakot, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jandakot Airport on a map Set JAD as destination Airport Get more information about Jandakot Airport
1410,588.32 miles (17,040.21 km) WSWPerth Airport (PER)Perth, Western Australia, AustraliaView Perth Airport on a map Set PER as destination Airport Get more information about Perth Airport
1510,587.45 miles (17,038.81 km) WMullewa Airport (MXU)Mullewa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Mullewa Airport on a map Set MXU as destination Airport Get more information about Mullewa Airport