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GWO Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: GWO / KGWO
Airport Names:
  1. Greenwood-Leflore Airport
  2. (former Greenwood Army Airfield)
Location: Greenwood, Mississippi, United States
GPS Coordinates: 33°29'39"N by 90°5'4"W
Area Served: Greenwood, Mississippi
Operator/Owner: Greenwood City & Leflore County
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 155 feet (47 meters)
# of Runways: 3
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Facts about Greenwood-Leflore Airport (GWO):

  • On December 18, 1944, the Eastern Flying Training Command turned the field over to the Third Air Force 4th Operational Training Unit.
  • Greenwood-Leflore Airport covers an area of 816 acres at an elevation of 155 feet above mean sea level.
  • The furthest airport from Greenwood-Leflore Airport (GWO) is Margaret River Airport (MGV), which is located 10,993 miles (17,691 kilometers) away in Margaret River, Western Australia, Australia.
  • 27 July 1944 aerial view of tornado damage at GAAF
  • The closest airport to Greenwood-Leflore Airport (GWO) is Mid-Delta Regional Airport (GLH), which is located 52 miles (84 kilometers) W of GWO.
  • Greenwood-Leflore Airport (GWO) has 3 runways.
  • Greenwood Airport was built by the United States Army Air Forces as a basic flight training airfield.
  • Because of Greenwood-Leflore Airport's relatively low elevation of 155 feet, planes can take off or land at Greenwood-Leflore 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.
  • In addition to being known as "Greenwood-Leflore Airport", another name for GWO is "(former Greenwood Army Airfield)".

Map of Nearest Airports from Greenwood-Leflore Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Greenwood-Leflore Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
151.92 miles (83.55 km) WMid-Delta Regional Airport (GLH)Greenville, Mississippi, United StatesView Mid-Delta Regional Airport on a map Set GLH as destination Airport Get more information about Mid-Delta Regional Airport
260.82 miles (97.88 km) NNWFletcher Field (CKM)Clarksdale, Mississippi, United StatesView Fletcher Field on a map Set CKM as destination Airport Get more information about Fletcher Field
369.07 miles (111.16 km) NNEUniversity-Oxford Airport (UOX)Oxford, Mississippi, United StatesView University-Oxford Airport on a map Set UOX as destination Airport Get more information about University-Oxford Airport
480.51 miles (129.56 km) SHawkins Field (HKS)Jackson, Mississippi, United StatesView Hawkins Field on a map Set HKS as destination Airport Get more information about Hawkins Field
581.74 miles (131.55 km) SJackson–Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport (JAN)Jackson, Mississippi, United StatesView Jackson–Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport on a map Set JAN as destination Airport Get more information about Jackson–Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport
682.08 miles (132.09 km) NNWThompson-Robbins AirportThompson-Robbins Army Airfield (HEE)Helena / West Helena, Arkansas, United StatesView Thompson-Robbins AirportThompson-Robbins Army Airfield on a map Set HEE as destination Airport Get more information about Thompson-Robbins AirportThompson-Robbins Army Airfield
783.64 miles (134.61 km) NTunica Municipal Airport (UTM)Tunica, Mississippi, United StatesView Tunica Municipal Airport on a map Set UTM as destination Airport Get more information about Tunica Municipal Airport
886.13 miles (138.61 km) EGolden Triangle Regional Airport (GTR)Columbus/West Point/Starkville, Mississippi, United StatesView Golden Triangle Regional Airport on a map Set GTR as destination Airport Get more information about Golden Triangle Regional Airport
992.44 miles (148.78 km) NETupelo Regional Airport (TUP)Tupelo, Mississippi, United StatesView Tupelo Regional Airport on a map Set TUP as destination Airport Get more information about Tupelo Regional Airport
1095.03 miles (152.93 km) EColumbus Air Force Base (CBM)Columbus, Mississippi, United StatesView Columbus Air Force Base on a map Set CBM as destination Airport Get more information about Columbus Air Force Base
1198.25 miles (158.11 km) EColumbus-Lowndes County Airport (UBS)Columbus, Mississippi, United StatesView Columbus-Lowndes County Airport on a map Set UBS as destination Airport Get more information about Columbus-Lowndes County Airport
12103.98 miles (167.35 km) NOlive Branch Airport (OLV)Olive Branch, Mississippi, United StatesView Olive Branch Airport on a map Set OLV as destination Airport Get more information about Olive Branch Airport
13105.92 miles (170.46 km) WSWZ. M. Jack Stell Field (CRT)Crossett, Arkansas, United StatesView Z. M. Jack Stell Field on a map Set CRT as destination Airport Get more information about Z. M. Jack Stell Field
14107.16 miles (172.45 km) NMemphis International Airport (MEM)Memphis, Tennessee, United StatesView Memphis International Airport on a map Set MEM as destination Airport Get more information about Memphis International Airport
15107.52 miles (173.04 km) NNWForrest City Municipal Airport (FCY)Forrest City, Arkansas, United StatesView Forrest City Municipal Airport on a map Set FCY as destination Airport Get more information about Forrest City Municipal Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Greenwood-Leflore Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Greenwood-Leflore Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
110,992.65 miles (17,690.91 km) WMargaret 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
210,973.69 miles (17,660.39 km) WBusselton 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
310,955.25 miles (17,630.72 km) WBunbury Airport (BUY)Bunbury, Western Australia, AustraliaView Bunbury Airport on a map Set BUY as destination Airport Get more information about Bunbury Airport
410,949.46 miles (17,621.40 km) WJurien 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
510,947.99 miles (17,619.04 km) WRottnest Airport (RTS)Rottnest Island, Western Australia, AustraliaView Rottnest Airport on a map Set RTS as destination Airport Get more information about Rottnest Airport
610,939.10 miles (17,604.72 km) WGeraldton Airport (GET)Geraldton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Geraldton Airport on a map Set GET as destination Airport Get more information about Geraldton Airport
710,938.38 miles (17,603.57 km) WKalbarri Airport (KAX)Kalbarri, Western Australia, AustraliaView Kalbarri Airport on a map Set KAX as destination Airport Get more information about Kalbarri Airport
810,935.70 miles (17,599.26 km) WManjimup Airport (MJP)Manjimup, Western Australia, AustraliaView Manjimup Airport on a map Set MJP as destination Airport Get more information about Manjimup Airport
910,929.53 miles (17,589.33 km) WJandakot Airport (JAD)Jandakot, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jandakot Airport on a map Set JAD as destination Airport Get more information about Jandakot Airport
1010,926.93 miles (17,585.15 km) WSWShark Bay Airport (MJK)Monkey Mia, Western Australia, AustraliaView Shark Bay Airport on a map Set MJK as destination Airport Get more information about Shark Bay Airport
1110,922.53 miles (17,578.07 km) WPerth Airport (PER)Perth, Western Australia, AustraliaView Perth Airport on a map Set PER as destination Airport Get more information about Perth Airport
1210,901.41 miles (17,544.08 km) SSWCocos (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
1310,889.81 miles (17,525.41 km) WSWCarnarvon Airport (CVQ)Carnarvon, Western Australia, AustraliaView Carnarvon Airport on a map Set CVQ as destination Airport Get more information about Carnarvon Airport
1410,885.38 miles (17,518.28 km) WMullewa Airport (MXU)Mullewa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Mullewa Airport on a map Set MXU as destination Airport Get more information about Mullewa Airport
1510,872.36 miles (17,497.33 km) WMorawa Airport (MWB)Morawa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Morawa Airport on a map Set MWB as destination Airport Get more information about Morawa Airport