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FEL Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: FEL / ETSF
Airport Names:
  1. Fürstenfeldbruck Air Base
  2. Flugplatz FürstenfeldbruckAdvanced Landing Ground R-72
Location: Fürstenfeldbruck, Bavaria, Germany
GPS Coordinates: 48°12'24"N by 11°15'59"E
Operator/Owner: Unified Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Germany
Airport Type: Military
Elevation: 1,703 feet (519 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Fürstenfeldbruck Air Base (FEL):

  • Fifty direct hits were made on the field the afternoon of 9 April 1945 when 338 B-17s of the 1st Air Division, 8th Air Force, unleashed 867 tons of bombs on the runways, hangars, repair shops, and other facilities.
  • On 27 January 1952 the activated Air National Guard 117th Tactical Reconnaissance Wing deployed to Europe as was assigned to Toul-Rosieres Air Base, France.
  • The RAF and USAAF understood that Fürstenfeldbruck was being used extensively as a training base, and believed it to be of little strategic importance.
  • On 13 August 1948 the 36th Fighter Wing was assigned to Fürstenfeldbruck Air Base as an operational unit.
  • The closest airport to Fürstenfeldbruck Air Base (FEL) is Augsburg Airport (AGB), which is located 22 miles (35 kilometers) NW of FEL.
  • Fürstenfeldbruck Air Base (FEL) currently has only 1 runway.
  • In addition to being known as "Fürstenfeldbruck Air Base", another name for FEL is "Flugplatz FürstenfeldbruckAdvanced Landing Ground R-72".
  • The furthest airport from Fürstenfeldbruck Air Base (FEL) is Chatham Islands (CHT), which is located 11,958 miles (19,244 kilometers) away in Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New Zealand.

Map of Nearest Airports from Fürstenfeldbruck Air Base:

List of Nearest Airports from Fürstenfeldbruck Air Base:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
121.56 miles (34.69 km) NWAugsburg Airport (AGB)Augsburg, Bavaria, GermanyView Augsburg Airport on a map View satellite image of Augsburg Airport Set AGB as destination Airport Get more information about Augsburg Airport
225.97 miles (41.80 km) ENEMunich Airport (MUC)Munich, Bavaria, GermanyView Munich Airport on a map View satellite image of Munich Airport Set MUC as destination Airport Get more information about Munich Airport
337.24 miles (59.92 km) NNEIngolstadt Manching Airport (IGS)Ingolstadt, GermanyView Ingolstadt Manching Airport on a map View satellite image of Ingolstadt Manching Airport Set IGS as destination Airport Get more information about Ingolstadt Manching Airport
465.49 miles (105.39 km) SInnsbruck Airport (INN)Innsbruck, AustriaView Innsbruck Airport on a map View satellite image of Innsbruck Airport Set INN as destination Airport Get more information about Innsbruck Airport
574.68 miles (120.19 km) NEStraubing Wallmuehle Airport (RBM)Straubing, Bavaria, GermanyView Straubing Wallmuehle Airport on a map View satellite image of Straubing Wallmuehle Airport Set RBM as destination Airport Get more information about Straubing Wallmuehle Airport
685.20 miles (137.12 km) ESESalzburg Airport (SZG)Salzburg, AustriaView Salzburg Airport on a map View satellite image of Salzburg Airport Set SZG as destination Airport Get more information about Salzburg Airport
789.25 miles (143.64 km) WSWFriedrichshafen Airport (FDH)Friedrichshafen, Bodensee, GermanyView Friedrichshafen Airport on a map View satellite image of Friedrichshafen Airport Set FDH as destination Airport Get more information about Friedrichshafen Airport
889.67 miles (144.32 km) NNuremberg Airport (NUE)Nuremberg, GermanyView Nuremberg Airport on a map View satellite image of Nuremberg Airport Set NUE as destination Airport Get more information about Nuremberg Airport
992.27 miles (148.49 km) SWHohenems-Dornbirn Airport (HOH)Hohenems, AustriaView Hohenems-Dornbirn Airport on a map View satellite image of Hohenems-Dornbirn Airport Set HOH as destination Airport Get more information about Hohenems-Dornbirn Airport
1093.46 miles (150.41 km) WSWSt. Gallen–Altenrhein Airport (ACH)Altenrhein, SwitzerlandView St. Gallen–Altenrhein Airport on a map View satellite image of St. Gallen–Altenrhein Airport Set ACH as destination Airport Get more information about St. Gallen–Altenrhein Airport
1199.47 miles (160.07 km) WNWStuttgart Airport (STR)Stuttgart, GermanyView Stuttgart Airport on a map View satellite image of Stuttgart Airport Set STR as destination Airport Get more information about Stuttgart Airport
12103.45 miles (166.48 km) WNWStuttgart Hauptbahnhof (ZWS)Stuttgart, GermanyView Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof on a map View satellite image of Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof Set ZWS as destination Airport Get more information about Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
13115.77 miles (186.32 km) NNWGiebelstadt Airport (GHF)Giebelstadt, GermanyView Giebelstadt Airport on a map View satellite image of Giebelstadt Airport Set GHF as destination Airport Get more information about Giebelstadt Airport
14116.58 miles (187.62 km) NNWKitzingen Airport (KZG)Kitzingen, Bavaria, GermanyView Kitzingen Airport on a map View satellite image of Kitzingen Airport Set KZG as destination Airport Get more information about Kitzingen Airport
15119.47 miles (192.27 km) SSECortina Airport (CDF)Cortina d'Ampezzo, ItalyView Cortina Airport on a map View satellite image of Cortina Airport Set CDF as destination Airport Get more information about Cortina Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Fürstenfeldbruck Air Base:

List of Furthest Airports from Fürstenfeldbruck Air Base:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,957.98 miles (19,244.45 km) SEChatham Islands (CHT)Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New ZealandView Chatham Islands on a map View satellite image of Chatham Islands Set CHT as destination Airport Get more information about Chatham Islands
211,522.22 miles (18,543.17 km) ESEHood Aerodrome (MRO)Masterton, New ZealandView Hood Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Hood Aerodrome Set MRO as destination Airport Get more information about Hood Aerodrome
311,502.64 miles (18,511.66 km) ESEWellington International Airport (WLG)Wellington, New ZealandView Wellington International Airport on a map View satellite image of Wellington International Airport Set WLG as destination Airport Get more information about Wellington International Airport
411,501.85 miles (18,510.39 km) SEHawke's Bay Airport (NPE)Napier, New ZealandView Hawke's Bay Airport on a map View satellite image of Hawke's Bay Airport Set NPE as destination Airport Get more information about Hawke's Bay Airport
511,501.64 miles (18,510.05 km) SEGisborne Airport (GIS)Gisborne, New ZealandView Gisborne Airport on a map View satellite image of Gisborne Airport Set GIS as destination Airport Get more information about Gisborne Airport
611,493.06 miles (18,496.23 km) ESEKaikoura Aerodrome (KBZ)Kaikoura, New ZealandView Kaikoura Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Kaikoura Aerodrome Set KBZ as destination Airport Get more information about Kaikoura Aerodrome
711,492.86 miles (18,495.92 km) ESEPalmerston North Airport (PMR)Palmerston North, New ZealandView Palmerston North Airport on a map View satellite image of Palmerston North Airport Set PMR as destination Airport Get more information about Palmerston North Airport
811,492.75 miles (18,495.74 km) ESEKapiti Coast Airport (PPQ)Paraparaumu Beach, New ZealandView Kapiti Coast Airport on a map View satellite image of Kapiti Coast Airport Set PPQ as destination Airport Get more information about Kapiti Coast Airport
911,481.02 miles (18,476.86 km) ESEChristchurch International Airport (CHC)Christchurch, New ZealandView Christchurch International Airport on a map View satellite image of Christchurch International Airport Set CHC as destination Airport Get more information about Christchurch International Airport
1011,470.72 miles (18,460.28 km) ESEWoodbourne Airport (BHE)Blenheim, New ZealandView Woodbourne Airport on a map View satellite image of Woodbourne Airport Set BHE as destination Airport Get more information about Woodbourne Airport
1111,460.16 miles (18,443.30 km) EAshburton Aerodrome (ASG)Ashburton, New ZealandView Ashburton Aerodrome on a map View satellite image of Ashburton Aerodrome Set ASG as destination Airport Get more information about Ashburton Aerodrome
1211,455.72 miles (18,436.14 km) EOamaru Airport (OAM)Oamaru, North Otago, New ZealandView Oamaru Airport on a map View satellite image of Oamaru Airport Set OAM as destination Airport Get more information about Oamaru Airport
1311,453.02 miles (18,431.80 km) ESEWanganui Airport (WAG)Wanganui, New ZealandView Wanganui Airport on a map View satellite image of Wanganui Airport Set WAG as destination Airport Get more information about Wanganui Airport
1411,445.30 miles (18,419.37 km) ERichard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) (TIU)Timaru, New ZealandView Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) on a map View satellite image of Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) Set TIU as destination Airport Get more information about Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport)
1511,436.38 miles (18,405.02 km) SETaupo AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Taupō (TUO)Taupo, New ZealandView Taupo AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Taupō on a map View satellite image of Taupo AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Taupō Set TUO as destination Airport Get more information about Taupo AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Taupō