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GFA Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: GFA / KGFA
Airport Names:
  1. Malmstrom Air Force Base
  2. Malmstrom AFB
Location: Great Falls, Montana, United States
GPS Coordinates: 47°30'16"N by 111°11'13"W
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Facts about Malmstrom Air Force Base (GFA):

  • The furthest airport from Malmstrom Air Force Base (GFA) is Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport (RRG), which is located 10,495 miles (16,891 kilometers) away in Rodrigues Island, Mauritius.
  • With the phaseout of the B-36 from the inventory in the late 1950s, the need for fighter escorts of SAC bombers was eliminated.
  • In addition to being known as "Malmstrom Air Force Base", another name for GFA is "Malmstrom AFB".
  • Aircraft shipments to the Soviet Union stopped in September 1945, when World War II ended, with approximately 8,000 aircraft having been processed in a 21-month period.
  • DC-20 was initially under the Great Falls Air Defense Sector, established on 1 March 1959.
  • The closest airport to Malmstrom Air Force Base (GFA) is Great Falls International Airport (GTF), which is located only 9 miles (14 kilometers) W of GFA.
  • MATS reopened the C-54 Flight Training School as the 1272 Medium Transition Training Unit in May 1950, one month before the Korean War began.
  • Malmstrom AFB is one of three US Air Force Bases that maintains and operates the Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile.

Map of Nearest Airports from Malmstrom Air Force Base:

List of Nearest Airports from Malmstrom Air Force Base:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
18.69 miles (13.99 km) WGreat Falls International Airport (GTF)Great Falls, Montana, United StatesView Great Falls International Airport on a map Set GTF as destination Airport Get more information about Great Falls International Airport
272.47 miles (116.63 km) SSWHelena Regional Airport (HLN)Helena, Montana, United StatesView Helena Regional Airport on a map Set HLN as destination Airport Get more information about Helena Regional Airport
378.24 miles (125.91 km) NNWShelby Airport (SBX)Shelby, Montana, United StatesView Shelby Airport on a map Set SBX as destination Airport Get more information about Shelby Airport
486.58 miles (139.33 km) ESELewistown Municipal Airport (LWT)Lewistown, Montana, United StatesView Lewistown Municipal Airport on a map Set LWT as destination Airport Get more information about Lewistown Municipal Airport
593.96 miles (151.21 km) NWCut Bank Municipal AirportCut Bank Army Air Field (CTB)Cut Bank, Montana, United StatesView Cut Bank Municipal AirportCut Bank Army Air Field on a map Set CTB as destination Airport Get more information about Cut Bank Municipal AirportCut Bank Army Air Field
697.38 miles (156.72 km) NEHavre City-County Airport (HVR)Havre, Montana, United StatesView Havre City-County Airport on a map Set HVR as destination Airport Get more information about Havre City-County Airport
7119.35 miles (192.08 km) SBozeman Yellowstone International Airport (BZN)Bozeman, Montana, United StatesView Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport on a map Set BZN as destination Airport Get more information about Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport
8123.77 miles (199.19 km) SSWBert Mooney Airport (BTM)Butte, Montana, United StatesView Bert Mooney Airport on a map Set BTM as destination Airport Get more information about Bert Mooney Airport
9129.57 miles (208.53 km) SSEMission Field (LVM)Livingston, Montana, United StatesView Mission Field on a map Set LVM as destination Airport Get more information about Mission Field
10142.19 miles (228.84 km) WSWMissoula International Airport (MSO)Missoula, Montana, United StatesView Missoula International Airport on a map Set MSO as destination Airport Get more information about Missoula International Airport
11143.48 miles (230.90 km) ESERoundup Airport (RPX)Roundup, Montana, United StatesView Roundup Airport on a map Set RPX as destination Airport Get more information about Roundup Airport
12152.64 miles (245.65 km) WNWGlacier Park International Airport (FCA)Kalispell, Montana, United StatesView Glacier Park International Airport on a map Set FCA as destination Airport Get more information about Glacier Park International Airport
13164.32 miles (264.45 km) NNWLethbridge Airport (YQL)Lethbridge, Alberta, CanadaView Lethbridge Airport on a map Set YQL as destination Airport Get more information about Lethbridge Airport
14168.49 miles (271.16 km) SSWDillon Airport (DLN)Dillon, Montana, United StatesView Dillon Airport on a map Set DLN as destination Airport Get more information about Dillon Airport
15171.66 miles (276.26 km) SEBillings Logan International Airport (BIL)Billings, Montana, United StatesView Billings Logan International Airport on a map Set BIL as destination Airport Get more information about Billings Logan International Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Malmstrom Air Force Base:

List of Furthest Airports from Malmstrom Air Force Base:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
110,495.34 miles (16,890.57 km) SSir 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
210,479.89 miles (16,865.71 km) SSEPierrefonds Airport (ZSE)Saint-Pierre, RéunionView Pierrefonds Airport on a map Set ZSE as destination Airport Get more information about Pierrefonds Airport
310,478.36 miles (16,863.24 km) SETôlanaro Airport (FTU)Tôlanaro, MadagascarView Tôlanaro Airport on a map Set FTU as destination Airport Get more information about Tôlanaro Airport
410,465.08 miles (16,841.87 km) SSESir 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
510,453.61 miles (16,823.41 km) SSERoland 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
610,383.05 miles (16,709.86 km) SEAmpanihy Airport (AMP)Ampanihy, MadagascarView Ampanihy Airport on a map Set AMP as destination Airport Get more information about Ampanihy Airport
710,291.74 miles (16,562.90 km) SEMananjary Airport (MNJ)Mananjary, MadagascarView Mananjary Airport on a map Set MNJ as destination Airport Get more information about Mananjary Airport
810,268.76 miles (16,525.92 km) SEFianarantsoa Airport (WFI)Fianarantsoa, MadagascarView Fianarantsoa Airport on a map Set WFI as destination Airport Get more information about Fianarantsoa Airport
910,182.63 miles (16,387.32 km) SEAndavadoaka Airport (DVD)Andavadoaka, Toliara province, Atsimo-Andrefana region, MadagascarView Andavadoaka Airport on a map Set DVD as destination Airport Get more information about Andavadoaka Airport
1010,177.46 miles (16,379.00 km) SEManja Airport (MJA)Manja, Menabe, MadagascarView Manja Airport on a map Set MJA as destination Airport Get more information about Manja Airport
1110,165.43 miles (16,359.64 km) SEMorombe Airport (MXM)Morombe, MadagascarView Morombe Airport on a map Set MXM as destination Airport Get more information about Morombe Airport
1210,128.20 miles (16,299.71 km) SEToamasino Airport (TMM)Toamasina, MadagascarView Toamasino Airport on a map Set TMM as destination Airport Get more information about Toamasino Airport
1310,117.69 miles (16,282.80 km) SEIvato International Airport (TNR)Antananarivo, MadagascarView Ivato International Airport on a map Set TNR as destination Airport Get more information about Ivato International Airport
1410,110.27 miles (16,270.87 km) ESEMargate Airport (MGH)Margate, KwaZulu-Natal, South AfricaView Margate Airport on a map Set MGH as destination Airport Get more information about Margate Airport
1510,103.25 miles (16,259.57 km) SEMiandrivazo Airport (ZVA)Miandrivazo, MadagascarView Miandrivazo Airport on a map Set ZVA as destination Airport Get more information about Miandrivazo Airport