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ESF Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: ESF / KESF
Airport Names:
  1. Esler Field
  2. Esler Regional AirportEsler Army Airfield
Location: Alexandria, Louisiana, United States
GPS Coordinates: 31°23'41"N by 92°17'44"W
Area Served: Central Louisiana
Airport Type: Public / Military
Elevation: 112 feet (34 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Esler Field (ESF):

  • The closest airport to Esler Field (ESF) is Alexandria International Airport (AEX), which is located only 16 miles (25 kilometers) WSW of ESF.
  • The furthest airport from Esler Field (ESF) is Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport (CCK), which is located 10,988 miles (17,683 kilometers) away in Cocos Islands, Australia.
  • In the early '90s, Esler Regional Airport became lifeless and quiet with an uncertain future after airport services including all scheduled passenger airline flights for central Louisiana were moved to the England Industrial Airpark and Community, the location of the former England Air Force Base which is now known as Alexandria International Airport.
  • Esler Field (ESF) has 2 runways.
  • The airfield was renamed Esler Army Airfield in 1941 to honor Lt.
  • In late 1943, Esler was again reassigned within Third Air Force, to the I Tactical Air Division, to become a close air support training field.
  • In December 1942, the mission was changed to training Reconnaissance units, and Esler was reassigned directly to Third Air Force.
  • Because of Esler Field's relatively low elevation of 112 feet, planes can take off or land at Esler Field 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.
  • In addition to being known as "Esler Field", another name for ESF is "Esler Regional AirportEsler Army Airfield".

Map of Nearest Airports from Esler Field:

List of Nearest Airports from Esler Field:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
115.63 miles (25.15 km) WSWAlexandria International Airport (AEX)Alexandria, Louisiana, United StatesView Alexandria International Airport on a map View satellite image of Alexandria International Airport Set AEX as destination Airport Get more information about Alexandria International Airport
258.97 miles (94.90 km) SSESt. Landry Parish Airport (OPL)Opelousas, Louisiana, United StatesView St. Landry Parish Airport on a map View satellite image of St. Landry Parish Airport Set OPL as destination Airport Get more information about St. Landry Parish Airport
360.74 miles (97.74 km) ENENatchez–Adams County Airport (HEZ)Natchez, Mississippi, United StatesView Natchez–Adams County Airport on a map View satellite image of Natchez–Adams County Airport Set HEZ as destination Airport Get more information about Natchez–Adams County Airport
467.27 miles (108.26 km) SEFalse River Regional Airport (HZR)New Roads, Louisiana, United StatesView False River Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of False River Regional Airport Set HZR as destination Airport Get more information about False River Regional Airport
573.01 miles (117.49 km) WSWBeauregard Regional AirportDeRidder Army Air Base (DRI)De Ridder, Louisiana, United StatesView Beauregard Regional AirportDeRidder Army Air Base on a map View satellite image of Beauregard Regional AirportDeRidder Army Air Base Set DRI as destination Airport Get more information about Beauregard Regional AirportDeRidder Army Air Base
678.57 miles (126.44 km) NMonroe Regional Airport (MLU)Monroe, Louisiana, United StatesView Monroe Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Monroe Regional Airport Set MLU as destination Airport Get more information about Monroe Regional Airport
779.24 miles (127.53 km) NNWRuston Regional Airport (RSN)Ruston, Louisiana, United StatesView Ruston Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Ruston Regional Airport Set RSN as destination Airport Get more information about Ruston Regional Airport
884.21 miles (135.53 km) SSELafayette Regional Airport (LFT)Lafayette, Louisiana, United StatesView Lafayette Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Lafayette Regional Airport Set LFT as destination Airport Get more information about Lafayette Regional Airport
990.32 miles (145.35 km) SEBaton Rouge Metropolitan Airport (BTR)Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United StatesView Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport on a map View satellite image of Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport Set BTR as destination Airport Get more information about Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport
1096.05 miles (154.57 km) SSWChennault International Airport (CWF)Lake Charles, Louisiana, United StatesView Chennault International Airport on a map View satellite image of Chennault International Airport Set CWF as destination Airport Get more information about Chennault International Airport
1196.91 miles (155.97 km) SSEAcadiana Regional Airport (ARA)New Iberia, Louisiana, United StatesView Acadiana Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Acadiana Regional Airport Set ARA as destination Airport Get more information about Acadiana Regional Airport
12103.53 miles (166.62 km) SSWLake Charles Regional Airport (LCH)Lake Charles, Louisiana, United StatesView Lake Charles Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Lake Charles Regional Airport Set LCH as destination Airport Get more information about Lake Charles Regional Airport
13108.73 miles (174.98 km) EMcComb-Pike County Airport (MCB)McComb, Mississippi, United StatesView McComb-Pike County Airport on a map View satellite image of McComb-Pike County Airport Set MCB as destination Airport Get more information about McComb-Pike County Airport
14110.78 miles (178.28 km) NWBarksdale Air Force Base (BAD)Bossier City, Louisiana, United StatesView Barksdale Air Force Base on a map View satellite image of Barksdale Air Force Base Set BAD as destination Airport Get more information about Barksdale Air Force Base
15115.44 miles (185.79 km) NWShreveport Regional Airport (SHV)Shreveport, Louisiana, United StatesView Shreveport Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Shreveport Regional Airport Set SHV as destination Airport Get more information about Shreveport Regional Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Esler Field:

List of Furthest Airports from Esler Field:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
110,988.02 miles (17,683.45 km) SSWCocos (Keeling) Island Airport (CCK)Cocos Islands, AustraliaView Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport on a map View satellite image of Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport Set CCK as destination Airport Get more information about Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport
210,838.42 miles (17,442.70 km) WSWMargaret River Airport (MGV)Margaret River, Western Australia, AustraliaView Margaret River Airport on a map View satellite image of Margaret River Airport Set MGV as destination Airport Get more information about Margaret River Airport
310,826.70 miles (17,423.85 km) WShark Bay Airport (MJK)Monkey Mia, Western Australia, AustraliaView Shark Bay Airport on a map View satellite image of Shark Bay Airport Set MJK as destination Airport Get more information about Shark Bay Airport
410,824.18 miles (17,419.78 km) WKalbarri Airport (KAX)Kalbarri, Western Australia, AustraliaView Kalbarri Airport on a map View satellite image of Kalbarri Airport Set KAX as destination Airport Get more information about Kalbarri Airport
510,820.69 miles (17,414.16 km) WSWBusselton Regional Airport (BQB)Busselton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Busselton Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Busselton Regional Airport Set BQB as destination Airport Get more information about Busselton Regional Airport
610,816.81 miles (17,407.93 km) WJurien Bay Airport (JUR)Jurien Bay, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jurien Bay Airport on a map View satellite image of Jurien Bay Airport Set JUR as destination Airport Get more information about Jurien Bay Airport
710,816.68 miles (17,407.72 km) WGeraldton Airport (GET)Geraldton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Geraldton Airport on a map View satellite image of Geraldton Airport Set GET as destination Airport Get more information about Geraldton Airport
810,804.48 miles (17,388.08 km) WRottnest Airport (RTS)Rottnest Island, Western Australia, AustraliaView Rottnest Airport on a map View satellite image of Rottnest Airport Set RTS as destination Airport Get more information about Rottnest Airport
910,803.84 miles (17,387.06 km) WSWBunbury Airport (BUY)Bunbury, Western Australia, AustraliaView Bunbury Airport on a map View satellite image of Bunbury Airport Set BUY as destination Airport Get more information about Bunbury Airport
1010,796.32 miles (17,374.96 km) WCarnarvon Airport (CVQ)Carnarvon, Western Australia, AustraliaView Carnarvon Airport on a map View satellite image of Carnarvon Airport Set CVQ as destination Airport Get more information about Carnarvon Airport
1110,785.24 miles (17,357.12 km) WJandakot Airport (JAD)Jandakot, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jandakot Airport on a map View satellite image of Jandakot Airport Set JAD as destination Airport Get more information about Jandakot Airport
1210,779.41 miles (17,347.73 km) WSWManjimup Airport (MJP)Manjimup, Western Australia, AustraliaView Manjimup Airport on a map View satellite image of Manjimup Airport Set MJP as destination Airport Get more information about Manjimup Airport
1310,779.09 miles (17,347.22 km) WPerth Airport (PER)Perth, Western Australia, AustraliaView Perth Airport on a map View satellite image of Perth Airport Set PER as destination Airport Get more information about Perth Airport
1410,763.71 miles (17,322.48 km) WMullewa Airport (MXU)Mullewa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Mullewa Airport on a map View satellite image of Mullewa Airport Set MXU as destination Airport Get more information about Mullewa Airport
1510,745.33 miles (17,292.90 km) WMorawa Airport (MWB)Morawa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Morawa Airport on a map View satellite image of Morawa Airport Set MWB as destination Airport Get more information about Morawa Airport