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FBK Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: FBK / PAFB
Airport Names:
  1. Ladd Army Airfield
  2. (Ladd Air Force Base)
Location: Fairbanks / Fort Wainwright, Alaska, United States
GPS Coordinates: 64°50'15"N by 147°36'51"W
Area Served: Fort Wainwright
Operator/Owner: United States Army
Airport Type: Military: Army Airfield
Elevation: 454 feet (138 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Ladd Army Airfield (FBK):

  • Alaska's transportation infrastructure at the time was so limited and the problem of military supply so acute, it also made sense to concentrate the bases along existing supply lines near Anchorage and Fairbanks.
  • The closest airport to Ladd Army Airfield (FBK) is Fairbanks International Airport (FAI), which is located only 7 miles (12 kilometers) WSW of FBK.
  • Ladd Army Airfield (FBK) currently has only 1 runway.
  • The furthest airport from Ladd Army Airfield (FBK) is Port Elizabeth International Airport (PLZ), which is located 10,286 miles (16,554 kilometers) away in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.
  • By the end of the war, 7,926 aircraft were ferried though Ladd Field.
  • In addition to being known as "Ladd Army Airfield", another name for FBK is "(Ladd Air Force Base)".
  • Because of Ladd Army Airfield's relatively low elevation of 454 feet, planes can take off or land at Ladd 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.

Map of Nearest Airports from Ladd Army Airfield:

List of Nearest Airports from Ladd Army Airfield:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
17.28 miles (11.71 km) WSWFairbanks International Airport (FAI)Fairbanks, Alaska, United StatesView Fairbanks International Airport on a map View satellite image of Fairbanks International Airport Set FAI as destination Airport Get more information about Fairbanks International Airport
219.23 miles (30.95 km) SEEielson Air Force Base (EIL)Fairbanks, Alaska, United StatesView Eielson Air Force Base on a map View satellite image of Eielson Air Force Base Set EIL as destination Airport Get more information about Eielson Air Force Base
347.54 miles (76.51 km) WSWNenana Municipal Airport (ENN)Nenana, Alaska, United StatesView Nenana Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Nenana Municipal Airport Set ENN as destination Airport Get more information about Nenana Municipal Airport
455.55 miles (89.39 km) WNWMinto Al Wright Airport (MNT)Minto, Alaska, United StatesView Minto Al Wright Airport on a map View satellite image of Minto Al Wright Airport Set MNT as destination Airport Get more information about Minto Al Wright Airport
578.44 miles (126.24 km) SEDelta Junction Airport (DJN)Delta Junction, Alaska, United StatesView Delta Junction Airport on a map View satellite image of Delta Junction Airport Set DJN as destination Airport Get more information about Delta Junction Airport
681.12 miles (130.55 km) SEAllen Army Airfield (BIG)Fort Greely, Delta Junction, Alaska, United StatesView Allen Army Airfield on a map View satellite image of Allen Army Airfield Set BIG as destination Airport Get more information about Allen Army Airfield
785.66 miles (137.86 km) SSWMcKinley National Park Airport (MCL)McKinley Park, Alaska, United StatesView McKinley National Park Airport on a map View satellite image of McKinley National Park Airport Set MCL as destination Airport Get more information about McKinley National Park Airport
886.69 miles (139.51 km) WNWRampart Airport (RMP)Rampart, Alaska, United StatesView Rampart Airport on a map View satellite image of Rampart Airport Set RMP as destination Airport Get more information about Rampart Airport
989.42 miles (143.90 km) WManley Hot Springs Airport (MLY)Manley Hot Springs, Alaska, United StatesView Manley Hot Springs Airport on a map View satellite image of Manley Hot Springs Airport Set MLY as destination Airport Get more information about Manley Hot Springs Airport
1091.39 miles (147.07 km) NNWStevens Village Airport (SVS)Stevens Village, Alaska, United StatesView Stevens Village Airport on a map View satellite image of Stevens Village Airport Set SVS as destination Airport Get more information about Stevens Village Airport
1196.58 miles (155.43 km) ENECentral Airport (CEM)Central, Alaska, United StatesView Central Airport on a map View satellite image of Central Airport Set CEM as destination Airport Get more information about Central Airport
1297.99 miles (157.70 km) ENECircle Hot Springs Airport (CHP)Circle Hot Springs, Alaska, United StatesView Circle Hot Springs Airport on a map View satellite image of Circle Hot Springs Airport Set CHP as destination Airport Get more information about Circle Hot Springs Airport
1398.83 miles (159.05 km) NWFive Mile Airport (FMC)Five Mile, Alaska, United StatesView Five Mile Airport on a map View satellite image of Five Mile Airport Set FMC as destination Airport Get more information about Five Mile Airport
14104.78 miles (168.63 km) ESEHealy River Airport (HKB)Healy Lake, Alaska, United StatesView Healy River Airport on a map View satellite image of Healy River Airport Set HKB as destination Airport Get more information about Healy River Airport
15105.51 miles (169.81 km) NBeaver Airport (WBQ)Beaver, Alaska, United StatesView Beaver Airport on a map View satellite image of Beaver Airport Set WBQ as destination Airport Get more information about Beaver Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Ladd Army Airfield:

List of Furthest Airports from Ladd Army Airfield:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
110,286.15 miles (16,553.91 km) SPort Elizabeth International Airport (PLZ)Port Elizabeth, South AfricaView Port Elizabeth International Airport on a map View satellite image of Port Elizabeth International Airport Set PLZ as destination Airport Get more information about Port Elizabeth International Airport
210,265.55 miles (16,520.76 km) SSEGeorge Airport (GRJ)George, South AfricaView George Airport on a map View satellite image of George Airport Set GRJ as destination Airport Get more information about George Airport
310,262.90 miles (16,516.49 km) SPort Alfred Airport (AFD)Port Alfred, South AfricaView Port Alfred Airport on a map View satellite image of Port Alfred Airport Set AFD as destination Airport Get more information about Port Alfred Airport
410,230.98 miles (16,465.13 km) SEast London Airport (ELS)East London, South AfricaView East London Airport on a map View satellite image of East London Airport Set ELS as destination Airport Get more information about East London Airport
510,226.87 miles (16,458.51 km) SSECape Town International Airport (CPT)Cape Town, South AfricaView Cape Town International Airport on a map View satellite image of Cape Town International Airport Set CPT as destination Airport Get more information about Cape Town International Airport
610,131.13 miles (16,304.44 km) SMthatha Airport (UTT)Mthatha, South AfricaView Mthatha Airport on a map View satellite image of Mthatha Airport Set UTT as destination Airport Get more information about Mthatha Airport
710,087.50 miles (16,234.22 km) SMargate Airport (MGH)Margate, KwaZulu-Natal, South AfricaView Margate Airport on a map View satellite image of Margate Airport Set MGH as destination Airport Get more information about Margate Airport
810,016.83 miles (16,120.48 km) SLebakeng Airport (LEF)Lebakeng, LesothoView Lebakeng Airport on a map View satellite image of Lebakeng Airport Set LEF as destination Airport Get more information about Lebakeng Airport
910,011.35 miles (16,111.66 km) SSemonkong Airport (SOK)Semonkong, LesothoView Semonkong Airport on a map View satellite image of Semonkong Airport Set SOK as destination Airport Get more information about Semonkong Airport
1010,006.60 miles (16,104.01 km) SLesobeng Airport (LES)Lesobeng, LesothoView Lesobeng Airport on a map View satellite image of Lesobeng Airport Set LES as destination Airport Get more information about Lesobeng Airport
1110,005.78 miles (16,102.70 km) SMafeteng Airport (MFC)Mafeteng, LesothoView Mafeteng Airport on a map View satellite image of Mafeteng Airport Set MFC as destination Airport Get more information about Mafeteng Airport
1210,003.82 miles (16,099.55 km) SPietermaritzburg Airport (PZB)Pietermaritzburg, South AfricaView Pietermaritzburg Airport on a map View satellite image of Pietermaritzburg Airport Set PZB as destination Airport Get more information about Pietermaritzburg Airport
1310,002.65 miles (16,097.66 km) SKing Shaka International (DUR)Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South AfricaView King Shaka International on a map View satellite image of King Shaka International Set DUR as destination Airport Get more information about King Shaka International
149,983.62 miles (16,067.03 km) SMoshoeshoe I International Airport (MSU)Maseru, LesothoView Moshoeshoe I International Airport on a map View satellite image of Moshoeshoe I International Airport Set MSU as destination Airport Get more information about Moshoeshoe I International Airport
159,975.91 miles (16,054.63 km) SMokhotlong Airport (MKH)Mokhotlong, LesothoView Mokhotlong Airport on a map View satellite image of Mokhotlong Airport Set MKH as destination Airport Get more information about Mokhotlong Airport