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FSU Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: FSU / KFSU
Airport Names:
  1. Fort Sumner Municipal Airport
  2. Fort Sumner Army Airfield
Location: Fort Sumner, New Mexico, United States
GPS Coordinates: 34°29'16"N by 104°13'0"W
Area Served: Fort Sumner, New Mexico
Operator/Owner: Village of Fort Sumner
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 4,165 feet (1,269 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Fort Sumner Municipal Airport (FSU):

  • Because of Fort Sumner Municipal Airport's high elevation of 4,165 feet, planes must typically fly at a faster airspeed in order to takeoff or land at FSU. Combined with a high temperature, this could make FSU a "Hot & High" airport, where the air density is lower than it would otherwise be at sea level.
  • The airfield's origins date to the 1920s when the Transcontinental Air Transport airline built an airfield in Fort Sumner as part of its coast-to-coast air passenger network, but the site was abandoned when the airline's ambitious plans collapsed in the Great Depression.
  • The closest airport to Fort Sumner Municipal Airport (FSU) is Cannon Air Force Base Clovis Air Force Base/AAF (CVS), which is located 51 miles (83 kilometers) E of FSU.
  • In addition to being known as "Fort Sumner Municipal Airport", another name for FSU is "Fort Sumner Army Airfield".
  • Fort Sumner Municipal Airport (FSU) has 2 runways.
  • In the 1980s, the airport was chosen as a launch site for NASA's high altitude balloon program.
  • The furthest airport from Fort Sumner Municipal Airport (FSU) is Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport (RRG), which is located 11,167 miles (17,971 kilometers) away in Rodrigues Island, Mauritius.

Map of Nearest Airports from Fort Sumner Municipal Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Fort Sumner Municipal Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
151.50 miles (82.88 km) ECannon Air Force Base Clovis Air Force Base/AAF (CVS)Clovis, New Mexico, United StatesView Cannon Air Force Base Clovis Air Force Base/AAF on a map Set CVS as destination Airport Get more information about Cannon Air Force Base Clovis Air Force Base/AAF
259.31 miles (95.45 km) NETucumcari Municipal Airport (TCC)Tucumcari, New Mexico, United StatesView Tucumcari Municipal Airport on a map Set TCC as destination Airport Get more information about Tucumcari Municipal Airport
364.96 miles (104.55 km) EClovis Municipal Airport (CVN)Clovis, New Mexico, United StatesView Clovis Municipal Airport on a map Set CVN as destination Airport Get more information about Clovis Municipal Airport
483.91 miles (135.04 km) SSWRoswell International Air Center (ROW)Roswell, New Mexico, United StatesView Roswell International Air Center on a map Set ROW as destination Airport Get more information about Roswell International Air Center
596.09 miles (154.65 km) NNWLas Vegas Municipal Airport (LVS)Las Vegas, New Mexico, United StatesView Las Vegas Municipal Airport on a map Set LVS as destination Airport Get more information about Las Vegas Municipal Airport
6113.90 miles (183.31 km) SArtesia Municipal Airport (ATS)Artesia, New Mexico, United StatesView Artesia Municipal Airport on a map Set ATS as destination Airport Get more information about Artesia Municipal Airport
7131.55 miles (211.71 km) NWSanta Fe Municipal Airport (SAF)Santa Fe, New Mexico, United StatesView Santa Fe Municipal Airport on a map Set SAF as destination Airport Get more information about Santa Fe Municipal Airport
8137.06 miles (220.57 km) SSELea County Regional Airport (HOB)Hobbs, New Mexico, United StatesView Lea County Regional Airport on a map Set HOB as destination Airport Get more information about Lea County Regional Airport
9141.12 miles (227.10 km) WNWAlbuquerque International Sunport (ABQ)Albuquerque, New Mexico, United StatesView Albuquerque International Sunport on a map Set ABQ as destination Airport Get more information about Albuquerque International Sunport
10141.84 miles (228.26 km) NEDalhart Municipal Airport (DHT)Dalhart, Texas, United StatesView Dalhart Municipal Airport on a map Set DHT as destination Airport Get more information about Dalhart Municipal Airport
11143.57 miles (231.05 km) ENETradewind Airport (TDW)Amarillo, Texas, United StatesView Tradewind Airport on a map Set TDW as destination Airport Get more information about Tradewind Airport
12144.40 miles (232.38 km) EHale County Airport (PVW)Plainview, Texas, United StatesView Hale County Airport on a map Set PVW as destination Airport Get more information about Hale County Airport
13148.05 miles (238.26 km) NNEClayton Municipal Airpark (CAO)Clayton, New Mexico, United StatesView Clayton Municipal Airpark on a map Set CAO as destination Airport Get more information about Clayton Municipal Airpark
14148.11 miles (238.36 km) NWOhkay Owingeh Airport (ESO)Española, New Mexico, United StatesView Ohkay Owingeh Airport on a map Set ESO as destination Airport Get more information about Ohkay Owingeh Airport
15148.49 miles (238.97 km) ESELubbock Preston Smith International Airport (LBB)Lubbock, Texas, United StatesView Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport on a map Set LBB as destination Airport Get more information about Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Fort Sumner Municipal Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Fort Sumner Municipal Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,166.70 miles (17,971.01 km) SESir Gaëtan Duval Airport (RRG)Rodrigues Island, MauritiusView Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport on a map Set RRG as destination Airport Get more information about Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport
210,966.62 miles (17,649.02 km) SESir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport (MRU)Plaisance, MauritiusView Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport on a map Set MRU as destination Airport Get more information about Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport
310,901.72 miles (17,544.57 km) ESEPierrefonds Airport (ZSE)Saint-Pierre, RéunionView Pierrefonds Airport on a map Set ZSE as destination Airport Get more information about Pierrefonds Airport
410,886.51 miles (17,520.10 km) ESERoland Garros Airport (RUN)St Denis, Réunion, FranceView Roland Garros Airport on a map Set RUN as destination Airport Get more information about Roland Garros Airport
510,596.55 miles (17,053.45 km) ESETôlanaro Airport (FTU)Tôlanaro, MadagascarView Tôlanaro Airport on a map Set FTU as destination Airport Get more information about Tôlanaro Airport
610,535.55 miles (16,955.29 km) ESEMananjary Airport (MNJ)Mananjary, MadagascarView Mananjary Airport on a map Set MNJ as destination Airport Get more information about Mananjary Airport
710,478.47 miles (16,863.42 km) ESEFianarantsoa Airport (WFI)Fianarantsoa, MadagascarView Fianarantsoa Airport on a map Set WFI as destination Airport Get more information about Fianarantsoa Airport
810,462.10 miles (16,837.08 km) ESEAmpanihy Airport (AMP)Ampanihy, MadagascarView Ampanihy Airport on a map Set AMP as destination Airport Get more information about Ampanihy Airport
910,459.03 miles (16,832.14 km) ESEToamasino Airport (TMM)Toamasina, MadagascarView Toamasino Airport on a map Set TMM as destination Airport Get more information about Toamasino Airport
1010,434.04 miles (16,791.92 km) ESESainte Marie Airport (SMS)Île Sainte-Marie, MadagascarView Sainte Marie Airport on a map Set SMS as destination Airport Get more information about Sainte Marie Airport
1110,407.47 miles (16,749.16 km) SWCocos (Keeling) Island Airport (CCK)Cocos Islands, AustraliaView Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport on a map Set CCK as destination Airport Get more information about Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport
1210,391.24 miles (16,723.05 km) ESEIvato International Airport (TNR)Antananarivo, MadagascarView Ivato International Airport on a map Set TNR as destination Airport Get more information about Ivato International Airport
1310,358.84 miles (16,670.90 km) SEAntsirabato Airport (ANM)Antalaha, MadagascarView Antsirabato Airport on a map Set ANM as destination Airport Get more information about Antsirabato Airport
1410,326.51 miles (16,618.86 km) ESEManja Airport (MJA)Manja, Menabe, MadagascarView Manja Airport on a map Set MJA as destination Airport Get more information about Manja Airport
1510,326.51 miles (16,618.86 km) ESEMandritsara Airport (WMA)Mandritsara, MadagascarView Mandritsara Airport on a map Set WMA as destination Airport Get more information about Mandritsara Airport