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FBG Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: FBG / KFBG
Airport Name: Simmons Army Airfield
Location: Fort Bragg, North Carolina, United States
GPS Coordinates: 35°7'54"N by 78°56'11"W
Operator/Owner: U.S. Army ATCA-ASO
Airport Type: Military
Elevation: 244 feet (74 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Simmons Army Airfield (FBG):

  • The closest airport to Simmons Army Airfield (FBG) is Pope Field (POB), which is located only 5 miles (8 kilometers) WNW of FBG.
  • On August 17, 1987 the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 269th Aviation Battalion, reorganized and was redesignated as the 18th Aviation Brigade.
  • Simmons Army Airfield (FBG) currently has only 1 runway.
  • By 1976 Simmons had 176 aircraft assigned and 375 flights operations a day.
  • The furthest airport from Simmons Army Airfield (FBG) is Margaret River Airport (MGV), which is located 11,634 miles (18,723 kilometers) away in Margaret River, Western Australia, Australia.
  • As part of Exercise Test Drop in August 1952, the 406th Engineer Brigade constructed an airfield in the vicinity of Smith Lake on land acquired by Fort Bragg.
  • On June 21, 1955, the airfield was renamed in honor of Warrant Officer Herbert W.
  • Because of Simmons Army Airfield's relatively low elevation of 244 feet, planes can take off or land at Simmons Army Airfield 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.
  • During July 1965 the 116th Assault Helicopter Company formed at Simmons and trained for duty in Vietnam.
  • Simmons Army Airfield is a military use airport located in Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States.

Map of Nearest Airports from Simmons Army Airfield:

List of Nearest Airports from Simmons Army Airfield:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
15.16 miles (8.31 km) WNWPope Field (POB)Fayetteville, North Carolina, United StatesView Pope Field on a map Set POB as destination Airport Get more information about Pope Field
210.23 miles (16.47 km) SSEFayetteville Regional Airport (FAY)Fayetteville, North Carolina, United StatesView Fayetteville Regional Airport on a map Set FAY as destination Airport Get more information about Fayetteville Regional Airport
326.69 miles (42.95 km) WNWMoore County Airport (SOP)Pinehurst / Southern Pines, North Carolina, United StatesView Moore County Airport on a map Set SOP as destination Airport Get more information about Moore County Airport
432.40 miles (52.15 km) WSWMackall Army Airfield (HFF)Camp Mackall, North Carolina, United StatesView Mackall Army Airfield on a map Set HFF as destination Airport Get more information about Mackall Army Airfield
533.81 miles (54.41 km) SWLaurinburg-Maxton Airport (MXE)Maxton, North Carolina, United StatesView Laurinburg-Maxton Airport on a map Set MXE as destination Airport Get more information about Laurinburg-Maxton Airport
634.06 miles (54.81 km) ESEClinton-Sampson County Airport (CTZ)Clinton, North Carolina, United StatesView Clinton-Sampson County Airport on a map Set CTZ as destination Airport Get more information about Clinton-Sampson County Airport
736.75 miles (59.14 km) SLumberton Municipal Airport (LBT)Lumberton, North Carolina, United StatesView Lumberton Municipal Airport on a map Set LBT as destination Airport Get more information about Lumberton Municipal Airport
852.21 miles (84.02 km) NRaleigh–Durham International Airport (RDU)Raleigh / Durham, North Carolina, United StatesView Raleigh–Durham International Airport on a map Set RDU as destination Airport Get more information about Raleigh–Durham International Airport
953.17 miles (85.57 km) SSWDillon County Airport (DLL)Dillon, South Carolina, United StatesView Dillon County Airport on a map Set DLL as destination Airport Get more information about Dillon County Airport
1056.91 miles (91.58 km) ENESeymour Johnson Air Force Base (GSB)Goldsboro, North Carolina, United StatesView Seymour Johnson Air Force Base on a map Set GSB as destination Airport Get more information about Seymour Johnson Air Force Base
1157.35 miles (92.30 km) SWMarlboro County Jetport (BTN)Bennettsville, South Carolina, United StatesView Marlboro County Jetport on a map Set BTN as destination Airport Get more information about Marlboro County Jetport
1264.66 miles (104.07 km) WSWCheraw Municipal Airport (HCW)Cheraw, South Carolina, United StatesView Cheraw Municipal Airport on a map Set HCW as destination Airport Get more information about Cheraw Municipal Airport
1370.38 miles (113.26 km) NNETriangle North Executive Airport (Franklin County Airport) (LFN)Louisburg, North Carolina, United StatesView Triangle North Executive Airport (Franklin County Airport) on a map Set LFN as destination Airport Get more information about Triangle North Executive Airport (Franklin County Airport)
1476.18 miles (122.59 km) EKinston Regional Jetport (ISO)Kinston, North Carolina, United StatesView Kinston Regional Jetport on a map Set ISO as destination Airport Get more information about Kinston Regional Jetport
1577.18 miles (124.22 km) NERocky Mount–Wilson Regional Airport (RWI)Rocky Mount, North Carolina, United StatesView Rocky Mount–Wilson Regional Airport on a map Set RWI as destination Airport Get more information about Rocky Mount–Wilson Regional Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Simmons Army Airfield:

List of Furthest Airports from Simmons Army Airfield:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,634.21 miles (18,723.40 km) WMargaret 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
211,614.22 miles (18,691.22 km) WBusselton 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
311,594.29 miles (18,659.16 km) WBunbury Airport (BUY)Bunbury, Western Australia, AustraliaView Bunbury Airport on a map Set BUY as destination Airport Get more information about Bunbury Airport
411,579.09 miles (18,634.69 km) WManjimup Airport (MJP)Manjimup, Western Australia, AustraliaView Manjimup Airport on a map Set MJP as destination Airport Get more information about Manjimup Airport
511,576.78 miles (18,630.98 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
611,559.74 miles (18,603.56 km) WJandakot Airport (JAD)Jandakot, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jandakot Airport on a map Set JAD as destination Airport Get more information about Jandakot Airport
711,558.74 miles (18,601.95 km) WSWJurien 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
811,551.58 miles (18,590.42 km) WPerth Airport (PER)Perth, Western Australia, AustraliaView Perth Airport on a map Set PER as destination Airport Get more information about Perth Airport
911,526.30 miles (18,549.74 km) WSWGeraldton Airport (GET)Geraldton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Geraldton Airport on a map Set GET as destination Airport Get more information about Geraldton Airport
1011,505.53 miles (18,516.31 km) WSWKalbarri Airport (KAX)Kalbarri, Western Australia, AustraliaView Kalbarri Airport on a map Set KAX as destination Airport Get more information about Kalbarri Airport
1111,490.51 miles (18,492.14 km) WAlbany Airport (ALH)Albany, Western Australia, AustraliaView Albany Airport on a map Set ALH as destination Airport Get more information about Albany Airport
1211,487.05 miles (18,486.57 km) WKatanning Airport (KNI)Katanning, Western Australia, AustraliaView Katanning Airport on a map Set KNI as destination Airport Get more information about Katanning Airport
1311,472.85 miles (18,463.72 km) WSWMullewa Airport (MXU)Mullewa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Mullewa Airport on a map Set MXU as destination Airport Get more information about Mullewa Airport
1411,472.13 miles (18,462.56 km) WSWMorawa Airport (MWB)Morawa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Morawa Airport on a map Set MWB as destination Airport Get more information about Morawa Airport
1511,457.40 miles (18,438.85 km) SWShark 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