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IATA / ICAO Codes: FFO / KFFO
Airport Names:
  1. Wright-Patterson Air Force Base
  2. Wright-Patterson AFB
Location: Dayton, Ohio, United States
GPS Coordinates: 39°49'23"N by 84°2'57"W
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Facts about Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (FFO):

  • In addition to being known as "Wright-Patterson Air Force Base", another name for FFO is "Wright-Patterson AFB".
  • Aircraft operations on land now part of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base began in 1904–1905 when Wilbur and Orville Wright used an 84-acre plot of Huffman Prairie for experimental test flights with the Wright Flyer III.
  • In 1954, 465 acres of land adjacent to the Mad River at the northeast boundary of the base, near the former location of the village of Osborn, were purchased for a Strategic Air Command dispersal site.
  • It is also the home base of the 445th Airlift Wing of the Air Force Reserve Command, an Air Mobility Command-gained unit which flies the C-17 Globemaster heavy airlifter.
  • World War I transfers of land that later became WPAFB include 2,075-acre along the Mad River leased to the Army by the Miami Conservancy District, the adjacent 40 acres purchased by the Army from the District for the Fairfield Aviation General Supply Depot, and a 254-acre complex for McCook Field located just north of downtown Dayton between Keowee Street and the Great Miami River.
  • The closest airport to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (FFO) is James M. Cox Dayton International Airport (DAY), which is located only 11 miles (17 kilometers) WNW of FFO.
  • Project Sign was WPAFB's T-2 Intelligence investigations of unidentified flying objects reports that began in July 1947 In March 1952, ATIC established an Aerial Phenomena Group to study reported UFO sightings, including those in Washington, DC, in 1952.
  • The furthest airport from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (FFO) is Margaret River Airport (MGV), which is located 11,306 miles (18,195 kilometers) away in Margaret River, Western Australia, Australia.
  • The host unit at Wright-Patterson AFB is the 88th Air Base Wing, assigned to the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center and Air Force Materiel Command.

Map of Nearest Airports from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base:

List of Nearest Airports from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
110.55 miles (16.97 km) WNWJames M. Cox Dayton International Airport (DAY)Dayton, Ohio, United StatesView James M. Cox Dayton International Airport on a map View satellite image of James M. Cox Dayton International Airport Set DAY as destination Airport Get more information about James M. Cox Dayton International Airport
211.16 miles (17.96 km) ESpringfield–Beckley Municipal Airport (SGH)Springfield, Ohio, United StatesView Springfield–Beckley Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Springfield–Beckley Municipal Airport Set SGH as destination Airport Get more information about Springfield–Beckley Municipal Airport
318.68 miles (30.06 km) SSWDayton–Wright Brothers Airport (MGY)Dayton, Ohio, United StatesView Dayton–Wright Brothers Airport on a map View satellite image of Dayton–Wright Brothers Airport Set MGY as destination Airport Get more information about Dayton–Wright Brothers Airport
427.31 miles (43.95 km) SWMiddletown Regional Airport (MWO)Middletown, Ohio, United StatesView Middletown Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Middletown Regional Airport Set MWO as destination Airport Get more information about Middletown Regional Airport
530.53 miles (49.14 km) SSEWilmington Air Park (ILN)Wilmington, Ohio, United StatesView Wilmington Air Park on a map View satellite image of Wilmington Air Park Set ILN as destination Airport Get more information about Wilmington Air Park
640.50 miles (65.17 km) SWButler County Regional Airport (HAO)Hamilton, Ohio, United StatesView Butler County Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Butler County Regional Airport Set HAO as destination Airport Get more information about Butler County Regional Airport
742.37 miles (68.19 km) WRichmond Municipal Airport (RID)Richmond, Indiana, United StatesView Richmond Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Richmond Municipal Airport Set RID as destination Airport Get more information about Richmond Municipal Airport
844.94 miles (72.33 km) WSWMiami University Airport (OXD)Oxford, Ohio, United StatesView Miami University Airport on a map View satellite image of Miami University Airport Set OXD as destination Airport Get more information about Miami University Airport
948.15 miles (77.50 km) NNWNeil Armstrong Airport (AXV)Wapakoneta, Ohio, United StatesView Neil Armstrong Airport on a map View satellite image of Neil Armstrong Airport Set AXV as destination Airport Get more information about Neil Armstrong Airport
1053.49 miles (86.08 km) SSWCincinnati Municipal Airport (LUK)Cincinnati, Ohio, United StatesView Cincinnati Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Cincinnati Municipal Airport Set LUK as destination Airport Get more information about Cincinnati Municipal Airport
1154.67 miles (87.98 km) ENEOhio State University Airport (OSU)Columbus, Ohio, United StatesView Ohio State University Airport on a map View satellite image of Ohio State University Airport Set OSU as destination Airport Get more information about Ohio State University Airport
1258.09 miles (93.49 km) WMettel Field (CEV)Connersville, Indiana, United StatesView Mettel Field on a map View satellite image of Mettel Field Set CEV as destination Airport Get more information about Mettel Field
1359.53 miles (95.80 km) ERickenbacker International Airport (LCK)Columbus, Ohio, United StatesView Rickenbacker International Airport on a map View satellite image of Rickenbacker International Airport Set LCK as destination Airport Get more information about Rickenbacker International Airport
1461.18 miles (98.45 km) NLima Allen County Airport (AOH)Lima, Ohio, United StatesView Lima Allen County Airport on a map View satellite image of Lima Allen County Airport Set AOH as destination Airport Get more information about Lima Allen County Airport
1562.52 miles (100.62 km) ENEPort Columbus International Airport (CMH)Columbus, Ohio, United StatesView Port Columbus International Airport on a map View satellite image of Port Columbus International Airport Set CMH as destination Airport Get more information about Port Columbus International Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base:

List of Furthest Airports from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,305.63 miles (18,194.61 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
211,282.67 miles (18,157.65 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
311,262.12 miles (18,124.59 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
411,258.67 miles (18,119.03 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
511,218.44 miles (18,054.29 km) WSWRottnest 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
611,204.68 miles (18,032.14 km) WSWJandakot 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
711,194.73 miles (18,016.12 km) WSWPerth 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
811,193.86 miles (18,014.72 km) WAlbany Airport (ALH)Albany, Western Australia, AustraliaView Albany Airport on a map View satellite image of Albany Airport Set ALH as destination Airport Get more information about Albany Airport
911,175.96 miles (17,985.92 km) WSWJurien 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
1011,166.96 miles (17,971.43 km) WSWKatanning Airport (KNI)Katanning, Western Australia, AustraliaView Katanning Airport on a map View satellite image of Katanning Airport Set KNI as destination Airport Get more information about Katanning Airport
1111,127.36 miles (17,907.70 km) WSWGeraldton 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
1211,096.59 miles (17,858.18 km) WSWKalbarri 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
1311,083.64 miles (17,837.35 km) WSWMorawa 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
1411,075.51 miles (17,824.25 km) WSWMullewa 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
1511,037.24 miles (17,762.67 km) SWShark 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