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GFK Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: GFK / KGFK
Airport Name: Grand Forks International Airport
Location: Grand Forks, North Dakota, United States
GPS Coordinates: 47°56'57"N by 97°10'33"W
Operator/Owner: Grand Forks Regional Airport Authority
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 845 feet (258 meters)
# of Runways: 4
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Facts about Grand Forks International Airport (GFK):

  • FedEx is the second largest employer at KGFK.
  • Grand Forks International Airport (GFK) has 4 runways.
  • Because of Grand Forks International Airport's relatively low elevation of 845 feet, planes can take off or land at Grand Forks International Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • The furthest airport from Grand Forks International Airport (GFK) is Margaret River Airport (MGV), which is located 10,514 miles (16,921 kilometers) away in Margaret River, Western Australia, Australia.
  • The now closed original passenger terminal at GFK was built in 1964.
  • Due to the increased amount of general aviation traffic, primarily from the UND Aerospace flight training school, a fourth runway has been completed on the southeast side of the airport.
  • The closest airport to Grand Forks International Airport (GFK) is Grand Forks Air Force Base (RDR), which is located only 10 miles (17 kilometers) W of GFK.
  • The consulting group recommended that a brand new passenger terminal would the best solution to the current terminal's problems.

Map of Nearest Airports from Grand Forks International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Grand Forks International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
110.44 miles (16.81 km) WGrand Forks Air Force Base (RDR)Grand Forks, North Dakota, United StatesView Grand Forks Air Force Base on a map Set RDR as destination Airport Get more information about Grand Forks Air Force Base
226.75 miles (43.06 km) ESECrookston Municipal Airport (CKN)Crookston, Minnesota, United StatesView Crookston Municipal Airport on a map Set CKN as destination Airport Get more information about Crookston Municipal Airport
346.51 miles (74.86 km) EThief River Falls Regional Airport (TVF)Thief River Falls, Minnesota, United StatesView Thief River Falls Regional Airport on a map Set TVF as destination Airport Get more information about Thief River Falls Regional Airport
468.70 miles (110.56 km) NPembina Municipal Airport (PMB)Pembina, North Dakota, United StatesView Pembina Municipal Airport on a map Set PMB as destination Airport Get more information about Pembina Municipal Airport
573.04 miles (117.54 km) SSEHector International Airport (FAR)Fargo, North Dakota, United StatesView Hector International Airport on a map Set FAR as destination Airport Get more information about Hector International Airport
680.84 miles (130.11 km) WDevils Lake Regional Airport (DVL)Devils Lake, North Dakota, United StatesView Devils Lake Regional Airport on a map Set DVL as destination Airport Get more information about Devils Lake Regional Airport
798.38 miles (158.33 km) SEDetroit Lakes Airport (DTL)Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, United StatesView Detroit Lakes Airport on a map Set DTL as destination Airport Get more information about Detroit Lakes Airport
899.44 miles (160.04 km) SWJamestown Regional Airport (JMS)Jamestown, North Dakota, United StatesView Jamestown Regional Airport on a map Set JMS as destination Airport Get more information about Jamestown Regional Airport
9108.24 miles (174.20 km) NEWarroad International Memorial Airport (RRT)Warroad, Minnesota, United StatesView Warroad International Memorial Airport on a map Set RRT as destination Airport Get more information about Warroad International Memorial Airport
10108.48 miles (174.57 km) ESEBemidji Regional Airport (BJI)Bemidji, Minnesota, United StatesView Bemidji Regional Airport on a map Set BJI as destination Airport Get more information about Bemidji Regional Airport
11120.80 miles (194.41 km) SSEHarry Stern Airport (WAH)Wahpeton, North Dakota, United StatesView Harry Stern Airport on a map Set WAH as destination Airport Get more information about Harry Stern Airport
12124.61 miles (200.53 km) SSEFergus Falls Municipal Airport (FFM)Fergus Falls, Minnesota, United StatesView Fergus Falls Municipal Airport on a map Set FFM as destination Airport Get more information about Fergus Falls Municipal Airport
13129.47 miles (208.36 km) ENEBaudette International Airport (BDE)Baudette, Minnesota, United StatesView Baudette International Airport on a map Set BDE as destination Airport Get more information about Baudette International Airport
14135.51 miles (218.08 km) NWinnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport (YWG)Winnipeg, Manitoba, CanadaView Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport on a map Set YWG as destination Airport Get more information about Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport
15143.90 miles (231.59 km) NNWPortage la Prairie/Southport Airport (YPG)Portage la Prairie, Manitoba, CanadaView Portage la Prairie/Southport Airport on a map Set YPG as destination Airport Get more information about Portage la Prairie/Southport Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Grand Forks International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Grand Forks International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
110,514.00 miles (16,920.60 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
210,490.01 miles (16,881.99 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
310,482.83 miles (16,870.43 km) WSWManjimup Airport (MJP)Manjimup, Western Australia, AustraliaView Manjimup Airport on a map Set MJP as destination Airport Get more information about Manjimup Airport
410,464.03 miles (16,840.19 km) WSWBunbury Airport (BUY)Bunbury, Western Australia, AustraliaView Bunbury Airport on a map Set BUY as destination Airport Get more information about Bunbury Airport
510,437.32 miles (16,797.20 km) WSWAlbany Airport (ALH)Albany, Western Australia, AustraliaView Albany Airport on a map Set ALH as destination Airport Get more information about Albany Airport
610,407.24 miles (16,748.79 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
710,396.68 miles (16,731.79 km) WSWJandakot Airport (JAD)Jandakot, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jandakot Airport on a map Set JAD as destination Airport Get more information about Jandakot Airport
810,390.85 miles (16,722.41 km) WSWKatanning Airport (KNI)Katanning, Western Australia, AustraliaView Katanning Airport on a map Set KNI as destination Airport Get more information about Katanning Airport
910,385.65 miles (16,714.05 km) WSWPerth Airport (PER)Perth, Western Australia, AustraliaView Perth Airport on a map Set PER as destination Airport Get more information about Perth Airport
1010,346.75 miles (16,651.44 km) WSWJurien 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
1110,286.61 miles (16,554.65 km) WSWGeraldton Airport (GET)Geraldton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Geraldton Airport on a map Set GET as destination Airport Get more information about Geraldton Airport
1210,251.85 miles (16,498.71 km) WSWMorawa Airport (MWB)Morawa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Morawa Airport on a map Set MWB as destination Airport Get more information about Morawa Airport
1310,248.69 miles (16,493.62 km) WSWKalbarri Airport (KAX)Kalbarri, Western Australia, AustraliaView Kalbarri Airport on a map Set KAX as destination Airport Get more information about Kalbarri Airport
1410,236.73 miles (16,474.37 km) WSWMullewa Airport (MXU)Mullewa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Mullewa Airport on a map Set MXU as destination Airport Get more information about Mullewa Airport
1510,205.75 miles (16,424.51 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