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FOE Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: FOE / KFOE
Airport Names:
  1. Forbes Field
  2. The House of ThrillsThe Old Lady of Schenley ParkThe Orchard of Oakland [1]
Location: Topeka, Kansas, United States
GPS Coordinates: 40°26'30"N by 79°57'15"W
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Facts about Forbes Field (FOE):

  • The furthest airport from Forbes Field (FOE) is Margaret River Airport (MGV), which is located 11,496 miles (18,501 kilometers) away in Margaret River, Western Australia, Australia.
  • Pictures depict the flag at Forbes Field at half staff on opening day.
  • In 1947, well after Dreyfuss' death, and upon the arrival of veteran slugger Hank Greenberg, the bullpens were moved from foul territory to the base of the scoreboard in left field and were fenced in, cutting 30 feet from the left field area, from 365 feet to 335 feet down the line and 406 feet to 376 feet in left-center field.
  • In addition to being known as "Forbes Field", another name for FOE is "The House of ThrillsThe Old Lady of Schenley ParkThe Orchard of Oakland [1]".
  • Initial work on the land began on January 1, 1909, but ground was not officially broken until March 1.
  • The closest airport to Forbes Field (FOE) is Allegheny County Airport (AGC), which is located only 6 miles (10 kilometers) SSE of FOE.
  • Barney Dreyfuss "hated cheap home runs and vowed he'd have none in his park", which led him to design a large playing field for Forbes Field.
  • A community group attempted to rescue the structure from demolition, proposing such things as a stage, apartments and a farmers market for the site and comparing it to the Eiffel Tower in significance.

Map of Nearest Airports from Forbes Field:

List of Nearest Airports from Forbes Field:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
16.18 miles (9.94 km) SSEAllegheny County Airport (AGC)Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United StatesView Allegheny County Airport on a map Set AGC as destination Airport Get more information about Allegheny County Airport
215.04 miles (24.20 km) WNWPittsburgh International Airport (PIT)Findlay (near Pittsburgh), Pennsylvania, United StatesView Pittsburgh International Airport on a map Set PIT as destination Airport Get more information about Pittsburgh International Airport
323.15 miles (37.25 km) NButler County Airport (BTP)Butler, Pennsylvania, United StatesView Butler County Airport on a map Set BTP as destination Airport Get more information about Butler County Airport
427.56 miles (44.35 km) SWWashington County Airport (WSG)Washington, Pennsylvania, United StatesView Washington County Airport on a map Set WSG as destination Airport Get more information about Washington County Airport
531.05 miles (49.98 km) ESEArnold Palmer Regional Airport (LBE)Latrobe (near Pittsburgh), Pennsylvania, United StatesView Arnold Palmer Regional Airport on a map Set LBE as destination Airport Get more information about Arnold Palmer Regional Airport
631.05 miles (49.98 km) ESEArnold Palmer Regional Airport (LTB)Latrobe, Tasmania, AustraliaView Arnold Palmer Regional Airport on a map Set LTB as destination Airport Get more information about Arnold Palmer Regional Airport
732.37 miles (52.09 km) NWBeaver County Airport (BFP)Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, United StatesView Beaver County Airport on a map Set BFP as destination Airport Get more information about Beaver County Airport
838.51 miles (61.98 km) SSWGreene County Airport (WAY)Waynesburg, Pennsylvania, United StatesView Greene County Airport on a map Set WAY as destination Airport Get more information about Greene County Airport
940.87 miles (65.77 km) WSWWheeling Ohio County Airport (HLG)Wheeling, West Virginia, United StatesView Wheeling Ohio County Airport on a map Set HLG as destination Airport Get more information about Wheeling Ohio County Airport
1046.46 miles (74.77 km) ENEIndiana County-Jimmy Stewart Airport (IDI)Indiana, Pennsylvania, United StatesView Indiana County-Jimmy Stewart Airport on a map Set IDI as destination Airport Get more information about Indiana County-Jimmy Stewart Airport
1155.25 miles (88.92 km) SMorgantown Municipal Airport (MGW)Morgantown, West Virginia, United StatesView Morgantown Municipal Airport on a map Set MGW as destination Airport Get more information about Morgantown Municipal Airport
1259.56 miles (95.86 km) EJohn Murtha Johnstown–Cambria County Airport (JST)Johnstown, Pennsylvania, United StatesView John Murtha Johnstown–Cambria County Airport on a map Set JST as destination Airport Get more information about John Murtha Johnstown–Cambria County Airport
1364.85 miles (104.36 km) NVenango Regional Airport (FKL)Franklin, Pennsylvania, United StatesView Venango Regional Airport on a map Set FKL as destination Airport Get more information about Venango Regional Airport
1468.09 miles (109.59 km) NNWYoungstown-Warren Regional Airport (YNG) (YNG)Youngstown/Warren, Ohio, United StatesView Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport (YNG) on a map Set YNG as destination Airport Get more information about Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport (YNG)
1575.07 miles (120.82 km) NEDuBois Regional Airport (DUJ)DuBois, Pennsylvania, United StatesView DuBois Regional Airport on a map Set DUJ as destination Airport Get more information about DuBois Regional Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Forbes Field:

List of Furthest Airports from Forbes Field:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,495.71 miles (18,500.51 km) WSWMargaret 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
211,472.10 miles (18,462.52 km) WSWBusselton 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
311,457.25 miles (18,438.61 km) WSWManjimup Airport (MJP)Manjimup, Western Australia, AustraliaView Manjimup Airport on a map Set MJP as destination Airport Get more information about Manjimup Airport
411,447.00 miles (18,422.11 km) WSWBunbury Airport (BUY)Bunbury, Western Australia, AustraliaView Bunbury Airport on a map Set BUY as destination Airport Get more information about Bunbury Airport
511,397.39 miles (18,342.27 km) WSWRottnest Airport (RTS)Rottnest Island, Western Australia, AustraliaView Rottnest Airport on a map Set RTS as destination Airport Get more information about Rottnest Airport
611,396.29 miles (18,340.51 km) WSWAlbany Airport (ALH)Albany, Western Australia, AustraliaView Albany Airport on a map Set ALH as destination Airport Get more information about Albany Airport
711,385.52 miles (18,323.17 km) WSWJandakot Airport (JAD)Jandakot, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jandakot Airport on a map Set JAD as destination Airport Get more information about Jandakot Airport
811,374.88 miles (18,306.05 km) WSWPerth Airport (PER)Perth, Western Australia, AustraliaView Perth Airport on a map Set PER as destination Airport Get more information about Perth Airport
911,362.66 miles (18,286.38 km) WSWKatanning Airport (KNI)Katanning, Western Australia, AustraliaView Katanning Airport on a map Set KNI as destination Airport Get more information about Katanning Airport
1011,341.50 miles (18,252.33 km) SWJurien 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
1111,281.20 miles (18,155.29 km) SWGeraldton Airport (GET)Geraldton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Geraldton Airport on a map Set GET as destination Airport Get more information about Geraldton Airport
1211,246.79 miles (18,099.90 km) SWMorawa Airport (MWB)Morawa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Morawa Airport on a map Set MWB as destination Airport Get more information about Morawa Airport
1311,240.81 miles (18,090.28 km) SWKalbarri Airport (KAX)Kalbarri, Western Australia, AustraliaView Kalbarri Airport on a map Set KAX as destination Airport Get more information about Kalbarri Airport
1411,231.66 miles (18,075.55 km) SWMullewa Airport (MXU)Mullewa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Mullewa Airport on a map Set MXU as destination Airport Get more information about Mullewa Airport
1511,166.18 miles (17,970.18 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