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HIK Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: HIK / PHIK
Airport Names:
  1. Hickam Field
  2. Part of United States Pacific Air Forces (PACAF)
Location: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
GPS Coordinates: 21°19'6"N by 157°55'21"W
Operator/Owner: United States Air Force
Airport Type: Public / Military
Elevation: 13 feet (4 meters)
# of Runways: 6
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Facts about Hickam Field (HIK):

  • In addition to being known as "Hickam Field", another name for HIK is "Part of United States Pacific Air Forces (PACAF)".
  • On 22 March 1955, a United States Navy Douglas R6D-1 Liftmaster transport on descent to a landing in darkness and heavy rain strayed off course and crashed into Pali Kea Peak in the southern part of Oahu's Waianae Range, killing all 66 people on board.
  • The furthest airport from Hickam Field (HIK) is Ghanzi Airport (GNZ), which is nearly antipodal to Hickam Field (meaning Hickam Field is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Ghanzi Airport), and is located 12,399 miles (19,955 kilometers) away in Ghanzi, Botswana.
  • Because of Hickam Field's relatively low elevation of 13 feet, planes can take off or land at Hickam Field 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 Quartermaster Corps was assigned the job of constructing a modern airdrome from tangled algaroba brush and sugar cane fields adjacent to Pearl Harbor.
  • Hickam Field (HIK) has 6 runways.
  • Hickam was the principal army airfield in Hawaii and the only one large enough to accommodate the B-17 Flying Fortress bomber.
  • Hickam Field is a United States Air Force facility, named in honor of aviation pioneer Lieutenant Colonel Horace Meek Hickam.
  • The closest airport to Hickam Field (HIK) is Honolulu International Airport (HNL), which is located only 0 mile (0 kilometer) N of HIK.
  • During World War II, the base became a major center for training pilots and assembling aircraft.

Map of Nearest Airports from Hickam Field:

List of Nearest Airports from Hickam Field:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
10.00 miles (0.00 km) NHonolulu International Airport (HNL)Honolulu, Hawaii, United StatesView Honolulu International Airport on a map View satellite image of Honolulu International Airport Set HNL as destination Airport Get more information about Honolulu International Airport
29.54 miles (15.36 km) WKalaeloa Airport (NAX)Kapolei, Hawaii, United StatesView Kalaeloa Airport on a map View satellite image of Kalaeloa Airport Set NAX as destination Airport Get more information about Kalaeloa Airport
313.73 miles (22.10 km) NNWWheeler AAF (HHI)Wahiawa, Hawaii, United StatesView Wheeler AAF on a map View satellite image of Wheeler AAF Set HHI as destination Airport Get more information about Wheeler AAF
425.24 miles (40.61 km) NWDillingham Airfield (HDH)Mokuleia, Hawaii, United StatesView Dillingham Airfield on a map View satellite image of Dillingham Airfield Set HDH as destination Airport Get more information about Dillingham Airfield
554.42 miles (87.58 km) ESEMolokai Airport (MKK)Kaunakakai, Hawaii, United StatesView Molokai Airport on a map View satellite image of Molokai Airport Set MKK as destination Airport Get more information about Molokai Airport
661.55 miles (99.05 km) EKalaupapa Airport (LUP)Kalaupapa, Hawaii, United StatesView Kalaupapa Airport on a map View satellite image of Kalaupapa Airport Set LUP as destination Airport Get more information about Kalaupapa Airport
772.65 miles (116.91 km) ESELanai Airport (LNY)Lanai City, Hawaii, United StatesView Lanai Airport on a map View satellite image of Lanai Airport Set LNY as destination Airport Get more information about Lanai Airport
884.18 miles (135.48 km) ESEKapalua Airport (JHM)Lahaina, Hawaii, United StatesView Kapalua Airport on a map View satellite image of Kapalua Airport Set JHM as destination Airport Get more information about Kapalua Airport
9100.45 miles (161.66 km) ESEKahului Airport (OGG)Kahului, Hawaii, United StatesView Kahului Airport on a map View satellite image of Kahului Airport Set OGG as destination Airport Get more information about Kahului Airport
10101.67 miles (163.63 km) WNWLihue Airport (LIH)Lihue, Hawaii, United StatesView Lihue Airport on a map View satellite image of Lihue Airport Set LIH as destination Airport Get more information about Lihue Airport
11115.11 miles (185.25 km) WNWPort Allen Airport (PAK)Hanapepe, Hawaii, United StatesView Port Allen Airport on a map View satellite image of Port Allen Airport Set PAK as destination Airport Get more information about Port Allen Airport
12115.49 miles (185.86 km) WNWPrinceville Airport (HPV)Hanalei, Hawaii, United StatesView Princeville Airport on a map View satellite image of Princeville Airport Set HPV as destination Airport Get more information about Princeville Airport
13128.23 miles (206.36 km) ESEHana Airport (HNM)Hana, Hawaii, United StatesView Hana Airport on a map View satellite image of Hana Airport Set HNM as destination Airport Get more information about Hana Airport
14129.11 miles (207.78 km) WNWPMRF Barking Sands (BKH)Kekaha, Hawaii, United StatesView PMRF Barking Sands on a map View satellite image of PMRF Barking Sands Set BKH as destination Airport Get more information about PMRF Barking Sands
15151.80 miles (244.30 km) ESEUpolu Airport (UPP)Hawi, Hawaii, United StatesView Upolu Airport on a map View satellite image of Upolu Airport Set UPP as destination Airport Get more information about Upolu Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Hickam Field:

List of Furthest Airports from Hickam Field:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,399.39 miles (19,954.84 km) SEGhanzi Airport (GNZ)Ghanzi, BotswanaView Ghanzi Airport on a map View satellite image of Ghanzi Airport Set GNZ as destination Airport Get more information about Ghanzi Airport
212,309.09 miles (19,809.51 km) SWMaun Airport (MUB)Maun, BotswanaView Maun Airport on a map View satellite image of Maun Airport Set MUB as destination Airport Get more information about Maun Airport
312,251.12 miles (19,716.22 km) SHukuntsi Airport (HUK)Hukuntsi, BotswanaView Hukuntsi Airport on a map View satellite image of Hukuntsi Airport Set HUK as destination Airport Get more information about Hukuntsi Airport
412,221.84 miles (19,669.09 km) ESEGobabis Airport (GOG)Gobabis, NamibiaView Gobabis Airport on a map View satellite image of Gobabis Airport Set GOG as destination Airport Get more information about Gobabis Airport
512,190.95 miles (19,619.39 km) SSEDirico Airport (DRC)Dirico, AngolaView Dirico Airport on a map View satellite image of Dirico Airport Set DRC as destination Airport Get more information about Dirico Airport
612,158.40 miles (19,567.00 km) SERundu Airport (NDU)Rundu, Okavango Region, NamibiaView Rundu Airport on a map View satellite image of Rundu Airport Set NDU as destination Airport Get more information about Rundu Airport
712,155.46 miles (19,562.27 km) SWJwaneng Airport (JWA)Jwaneng, BotswanaView Jwaneng Airport on a map View satellite image of Jwaneng Airport Set JWA as destination Airport Get more information about Jwaneng Airport
812,154.65 miles (19,560.97 km) ESEGrootfontein Airport (GFY)Grootfontein, NamibiaView Grootfontein Airport on a map View satellite image of Grootfontein Airport Set GFY as destination Airport Get more information about Grootfontein Airport
912,147.85 miles (19,550.03 km) SSWKatima Mulilo Airport (MPA)Katima Mulilo, NamibiaView Katima Mulilo Airport on a map View satellite image of Katima Mulilo Airport Set MPA as destination Airport Get more information about Katima Mulilo Airport
1012,130.16 miles (19,521.55 km) ESEHosea Kutako International Airport (WDH)Windhoek, NamibiaView Hosea Kutako International Airport on a map View satellite image of Hosea Kutako International Airport Set WDH as destination Airport Get more information about Hosea Kutako International Airport
1112,123.05 miles (19,510.10 km) SWKasane Airport (BBK)Kasane, BotswanaView Kasane Airport on a map View satellite image of Kasane Airport Set BBK as destination Airport Get more information about Kasane Airport
1212,106.01 miles (19,482.68 km) SWVictoria Falls Airport (VFA)Victoria Falls, ZimbabweView Victoria Falls Airport on a map View satellite image of Victoria Falls Airport Set VFA as destination Airport Get more information about Victoria Falls Airport
1312,105.57 miles (19,481.98 km) SWSir Seretse Khama International Airport (GBE)Gaborone, BotswanaView Sir Seretse Khama International Airport on a map View satellite image of Sir Seretse Khama International Airport Set GBE as destination Airport Get more information about Sir Seretse Khama International Airport
1412,104.39 miles (19,480.08 km) ESEEros Airport (ERS)Windhoek, NamibiaView Eros Airport on a map View satellite image of Eros Airport Set ERS as destination Airport Get more information about Eros Airport
1512,093.58 miles (19,462.68 km) SWLivingstone Airport (LVI)Livingstone, ZambiaView Livingstone Airport on a map View satellite image of Livingstone Airport Set LVI as destination Airport Get more information about Livingstone Airport