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GLS Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: GLS / KGLS
Airport Names:
  1. Scholes International Airport at Galveston
  2. (former Galveston Army Air Field)
Location: Galveston, Texas, United States
GPS Coordinates: 29°15'55"N by 94°51'38"W
Area Served: Galveston, Texas
Operator/Owner: City of Galveston
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 6 feet (2 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Scholes International Airport at Galveston (GLS):

  • It was officially deactivated on November 15, 1945, with ownership reverting to the City of Galveston.
  • In addition to being known as "Scholes International Airport at Galveston", another name for GLS is "(former Galveston Army Air Field)".
  • The furthest airport from Scholes International Airport at Galveston (GLS) is Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport (CCK), which is located 11,038 miles (17,764 kilometers) away in Cocos Islands, Australia.
  • The closest airport to Scholes International Airport at Galveston (GLS) is Ellington Field Joint Reserve BaseEllington Air Force BaseEllington Field (EFD), which is located 30 miles (48 kilometers) NW of GLS.
  • Scholes International Airport at Galveston is a city owned, public use airport located three nautical miles southwest of the central business district of Galveston, a city in Galveston County, Texas, United States.
  • Scholes International Airport at Galveston (GLS) has 2 runways.
  • Because of Scholes International Airport at Galveston's relatively low elevation of 6 feet, planes can take off or land at Scholes International Airport at Galveston 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.
  • Operated and maintained by the City of Galveston, GLS is a general aviation airport serving diverse aviation segments.

Map of Nearest Airports from Scholes International Airport at Galveston:

List of Nearest Airports from Scholes International Airport at Galveston:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
129.67 miles (47.75 km) NWEllington Field Joint Reserve BaseEllington Air Force BaseEllington Field (EFD)Houston, Texas, United StatesView Ellington Field Joint Reserve BaseEllington Air Force BaseEllington Field on a map View satellite image of Ellington Field Joint Reserve BaseEllington Air Force BaseEllington Field Set EFD as destination Airport Get more information about Ellington Field Joint Reserve BaseEllington Air Force BaseEllington Field
236.38 miles (58.55 km) NWWilliam P. Hobby Airport (HOU)Houston, Texas, United StatesView William P. Hobby Airport on a map View satellite image of William P. Hobby Airport Set HOU as destination Airport Get more information about William P. Hobby Airport
336.41 miles (58.60 km) NBaytown Airport (HPY)Baytown, Texas, United StatesView Baytown Airport on a map View satellite image of Baytown Airport Set HPY as destination Airport Get more information about Baytown Airport
437.87 miles (60.95 km) WSWTexas Gulf Coast Regional Airport (LJN)Angleton / Lake Jackson, Texas, United StatesView Texas Gulf Coast Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Texas Gulf Coast Regional Airport Set LJN as destination Airport Get more information about Texas Gulf Coast Regional Airport
553.50 miles (86.10 km) NWAndrau Airpark (AAP)Houston, Texas, United StatesView Andrau Airpark on a map View satellite image of Andrau Airpark Set AAP as destination Airport Get more information about Andrau Airpark
653.88 miles (86.71 km) WNWSugar Land Regional Airport (SGR)Sugar Land, Texas (near Houston), United StatesView Sugar Land Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Sugar Land Regional Airport Set SGR as destination Airport Get more information about Sugar Land Regional Airport
757.47 miles (92.49 km) NNWGeorge Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH)Houston, Texas, United StatesView George Bush Intercontinental Airport on a map View satellite image of George Bush Intercontinental Airport Set IAH as destination Airport Get more information about George Bush Intercontinental Airport
861.99 miles (99.76 km) NWWest Houston Airport (IWS)Houston, Texas, United StatesView West Houston Airport on a map View satellite image of West Houston Airport Set IWS as destination Airport Get more information about West Houston Airport
963.80 miles (102.68 km) WSWBay City Municipal Airport (BBC)Bay City, Texas, United StatesView Bay City Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Bay City Municipal Airport Set BBC as destination Airport Get more information about Bay City Municipal Airport
1067.79 miles (109.10 km) NEBeaumont Municipal Airport (BMT)Beaumont, Texas, United StatesView Beaumont Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Beaumont Municipal Airport Set BMT as destination Airport Get more information about Beaumont Municipal Airport
1168.97 miles (111.00 km) NWDavid Wayne Hooks Memorial Airport (DWH)Houston, Texas, United StatesView David Wayne Hooks Memorial Airport on a map View satellite image of David Wayne Hooks Memorial Airport Set DWH as destination Airport Get more information about David Wayne Hooks Memorial Airport
1269.21 miles (111.38 km) NEJack Brooks Regional Airport (BPT)Beaumont/Port Arthur, Texas, United StatesView Jack Brooks Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Jack Brooks Regional Airport Set BPT as destination Airport Get more information about Jack Brooks Regional Airport
1377.98 miles (125.50 km) WWharton Regional Airport (WHT)Wharton, Texas, United StatesView Wharton Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Wharton Regional Airport Set WHT as destination Airport Get more information about Wharton Regional Airport
1482.13 miles (132.18 km) NNWLone Star Executive Airport (CXO)Houston, Texas, United StatesView Lone Star Executive Airport on a map View satellite image of Lone Star Executive Airport Set CXO as destination Airport Get more information about Lone Star Executive Airport
1591.87 miles (147.84 km) WSWPalacios Municipal Airport (PSX)Palacios, Texas, United StatesView Palacios Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Palacios Municipal Airport Set PSX as destination Airport Get more information about Palacios Municipal Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Scholes International Airport at Galveston:

List of Furthest Airports from Scholes International Airport at Galveston:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,038.02 miles (17,763.92 km) SWCocos (Keeling) Island Airport (CCK)Cocos Islands, AustraliaView Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport on a map View satellite image of Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport Set CCK as destination Airport Get more information about Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport
210,921.82 miles (17,576.92 km) ESESir Gaëtan Duval Airport (RRG)Rodrigues Island, MauritiusView Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport on a map View satellite image of Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport Set RRG as destination Airport Get more information about Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport
310,684.05 miles (17,194.27 km) WShark 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
410,669.40 miles (17,170.69 km) WKalbarri 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
510,659.97 miles (17,155.51 km) WCarnarvon Airport (CVQ)Carnarvon, Western Australia, AustraliaView Carnarvon Airport on a map View satellite image of Carnarvon Airport Set CVQ as destination Airport Get more information about Carnarvon Airport
610,655.00 miles (17,147.51 km) WGeraldton 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
710,650.96 miles (17,141.01 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
810,646.62 miles (17,134.03 km) WJurien 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
910,634.25 miles (17,114.13 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
1010,625.56 miles (17,100.14 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
1110,618.72 miles (17,089.13 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
1210,615.78 miles (17,084.39 km) ESESir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport (MRU)Plaisance, MauritiusView Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport on a map View satellite image of Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport Set MRU as destination Airport Get more information about Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport
1310,605.80 miles (17,068.34 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
1410,603.05 miles (17,063.91 km) WMullewa 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
1510,600.36 miles (17,059.59 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