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GRF Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: GRF / KGRF
Airport Names:
  1. Gray Army Airfield
  2. (Joint Base Lewis-McChord)
Location: Tacoma, Washington, United States
GPS Coordinates: 47°4'45"N by 122°34'50"W
Operator/Owner: U.S. Army ATCA-ASO
Airport Type: Military
Elevation: 300 feet (91 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Gray Army Airfield (GRF):

  • The closest airport to Gray Army Airfield (GRF) is McChord Field/McChord AFB (TCM), which is located only 6 miles (10 kilometers) NE of GRF.
  • In addition to being known as "Gray Army Airfield", another name for GRF is "(Joint Base Lewis-McChord)".
  • Gray Army Airfield (GRF) currently has only 1 runway.
  • August 1984 saw GAAF become one of few test centers for the UH-60 Blackhawk helicopters.
  • The furthest airport from Gray Army Airfield (GRF) is Tôlanaro Airport (FTU), which is located 10,809 miles (17,395 kilometers) away in Tôlanaro, Madagascar.
  • Because of Gray Army Airfield's relatively low elevation of 300 feet, planes can take off or land at Gray Army Airfield 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.
  • In 1926, the War Department observing aviation expansion overseas requested additional aviation funding.
  • The field is named in honor of Captain Lawrence C.
  • The Army Air Force closed its facilities in 1947.

Map of Nearest Airports from Gray Army Airfield:

List of Nearest Airports from Gray Army Airfield:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
16.37 miles (10.24 km) NEMcChord Field/McChord AFB (TCM)Tacoma, Washington, United StatesView McChord Field/McChord AFB on a map View satellite image of McChord Field/McChord AFB Set TCM as destination Airport Get more information about McChord Field/McChord AFB
213.05 miles (21.00 km) NTacoma Narrows Airport (TIW)Tacoma, Washington, United StatesView Tacoma Narrows Airport on a map View satellite image of Tacoma Narrows Airport Set TIW as destination Airport Get more information about Tacoma Narrows Airport
316.94 miles (27.27 km) WSWOlympia Regional Airport (OLM)Olympia, Washington, United StatesView Olympia Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Olympia Regional Airport Set OLM as destination Airport Get more information about Olympia Regional Airport
428.54 miles (45.93 km) NNESeattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA)SeaTac (near Seattle and Tacoma), Washington, United StatesView Seattle–Tacoma International Airport on a map View satellite image of Seattle–Tacoma International Airport Set SEA as destination Airport Get more information about Seattle–Tacoma International Airport
528.68 miles (46.16 km) WNWSanderson Field (SHN)Shelton, Washington, United StatesView Sanderson Field on a map View satellite image of Sanderson Field Set SHN as destination Airport Get more information about Sanderson Field
629.68 miles (47.77 km) NNWBremerton National Airport (PWT)Bremerton, Washington, United StatesView Bremerton National Airport on a map View satellite image of Bremerton National Airport Set PWT as destination Airport Get more information about Bremerton National Airport
733.32 miles (53.63 km) NNERenton Municipal Airport (RNT)Renton, Washington, United StatesView Renton Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Renton Municipal Airport Set RNT as destination Airport Get more information about Renton Municipal Airport
833.78 miles (54.36 km) NNEKing County International Airport (BFI)Seattle, Washington, United StatesView King County International Airport on a map View satellite image of King County International Airport Set BFI as destination Airport Get more information about King County International Airport
939.64 miles (63.79 km) NNEKenmore Air Harbor Seaplane Base (LKE)Seattle, Washington, United StatesView Kenmore Air Harbor Seaplane Base on a map View satellite image of Kenmore Air Harbor Seaplane Base Set LKE as destination Airport Get more information about Kenmore Air Harbor Seaplane Base
1042.94 miles (69.10 km) SSWSouth Lewis County Airport (TDO)Toledo, Washington, United StatesView South Lewis County Airport on a map View satellite image of South Lewis County Airport Set TDO as destination Airport Get more information about South Lewis County Airport
1149.04 miles (78.92 km) NNEKenmore Air (KEH)Kenmore, Washington, United StatesView Kenmore Air on a map View satellite image of Kenmore Air Set KEH as destination Airport Get more information about Kenmore Air
1258.82 miles (94.66 km) NNEPaine Field (PAE)Everett, Washington, United StatesView Paine Field on a map View satellite image of Paine Field Set PAE as destination Airport Get more information about Paine Field
1364.29 miles (103.47 km) WBowerman Airport (HQM)Hoquiam, Washington, United StatesView Bowerman Airport on a map View satellite image of Bowerman Airport Set HQM as destination Airport Get more information about Bowerman Airport
1466.65 miles (107.26 km) EEaston State Airport (ESW)Easton, Washington, United StatesView Easton State Airport on a map View satellite image of Easton State Airport Set ESW as destination Airport Get more information about Easton State Airport
1568.10 miles (109.59 km) SSWSouthwest Washington Regional Airport (KLS)Kelso, Washington, United StatesView Southwest Washington Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Southwest Washington Regional Airport Set KLS as destination Airport Get more information about Southwest Washington Regional Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Gray Army Airfield:

List of Furthest Airports from Gray Army Airfield:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
110,809.09 miles (17,395.50 km) SSETôlanaro Airport (FTU)Tôlanaro, MadagascarView Tôlanaro Airport on a map View satellite image of Tôlanaro Airport Set FTU as destination Airport Get more information about Tôlanaro Airport
210,740.36 miles (17,284.89 km) SSEAmpanihy Airport (AMP)Ampanihy, MadagascarView Ampanihy Airport on a map View satellite image of Ampanihy Airport Set AMP as destination Airport Get more information about Ampanihy Airport
310,653.63 miles (17,145.32 km) SPierrefonds Airport (ZSE)Saint-Pierre, RéunionView Pierrefonds Airport on a map View satellite image of Pierrefonds Airport Set ZSE as destination Airport Get more information about Pierrefonds Airport
410,624.16 miles (17,097.88 km) SRoland Garros Airport (RUN)St Denis, Réunion, FranceView Roland Garros Airport on a map View satellite image of Roland Garros Airport Set RUN as destination Airport Get more information about Roland Garros Airport
510,616.46 miles (17,085.49 km) ESEMargate Airport (MGH)Margate, KwaZulu-Natal, South AfricaView Margate Airport on a map View satellite image of Margate Airport Set MGH as destination Airport Get more information about Margate Airport
610,611.87 miles (17,078.11 km) ESEEast London Airport (ELS)East London, South AfricaView East London Airport on a map View satellite image of East London Airport Set ELS as destination Airport Get more information about East London Airport
710,595.46 miles (17,051.70 km) SSir 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
810,593.52 miles (17,048.57 km) ESEPort Alfred Airport (AFD)Port Alfred, South AfricaView Port Alfred Airport on a map View satellite image of Port Alfred Airport Set AFD as destination Airport Get more information about Port Alfred Airport
910,585.07 miles (17,034.97 km) ESEKing Shaka International (DUR)Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South AfricaView King Shaka International on a map View satellite image of King Shaka International Set DUR as destination Airport Get more information about King Shaka International
1010,579.66 miles (17,026.27 km) ESEMthatha Airport (UTT)Mthatha, South AfricaView Mthatha Airport on a map View satellite image of Mthatha Airport Set UTT as destination Airport Get more information about Mthatha Airport
1110,578.40 miles (17,024.25 km) SERichards Bay Airport (RCB)Richards Bay, KwaZulu-Natal, South AfricaView Richards Bay Airport on a map View satellite image of Richards Bay Airport Set RCB as destination Airport Get more information about Richards Bay Airport
1210,578.28 miles (17,024.05 km) SSEMananjary Airport (MNJ)Mananjary, MadagascarView Mananjary Airport on a map View satellite image of Mananjary Airport Set MNJ as destination Airport Get more information about Mananjary Airport
1310,574.02 miles (17,017.19 km) SSEFianarantsoa Airport (WFI)Fianarantsoa, MadagascarView Fianarantsoa Airport on a map View satellite image of Fianarantsoa Airport Set WFI as destination Airport Get more information about Fianarantsoa Airport
1410,557.89 miles (16,991.23 km) ESEPietermaritzburg Airport (PZB)Pietermaritzburg, South AfricaView Pietermaritzburg Airport on a map View satellite image of Pietermaritzburg Airport Set PZB as destination Airport Get more information about Pietermaritzburg Airport
1510,555.51 miles (16,987.41 km) ESEPort Elizabeth International Airport (PLZ)Port Elizabeth, South AfricaView Port Elizabeth International Airport on a map View satellite image of Port Elizabeth International Airport Set PLZ as destination Airport Get more information about Port Elizabeth International Airport