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IJX Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: IJX / KIJX
Airport Name: Imeson FieldJacksonville Army AirfieldNaval Auxiliary Air Station Jacksonville #1
Location: Jacksonville, Illinois, United States
GPS Coordinates: 30°25'12"N by 81°38'24"W
Elevation: 20 feet (6 meters)
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Facts about Imeson FieldJacksonville Army AirfieldNaval Auxiliary Air Station Jacksonville #1 (IJX):

  • As part of the buildup of forces prior to the United States entry into World War II, the Army Air Corps leased Imeson Field from the City of Jacksonville on 6 February 1941.
  • Imeson Field, also known as Jacksonville Imeson Airport, was the airport serving Jacksonville, Florida, from 1927 until its closing in 1968.
  • The closest airport to Imeson FieldJacksonville Army AirfieldNaval Auxiliary Air Station Jacksonville #1 (IJX) is Jacksonville International Airport (JAX), which is located only 6 miles (9 kilometers) NNW of IJX.
  • The furthest airport from Imeson FieldJacksonville Army AirfieldNaval Auxiliary Air Station Jacksonville #1 (IJX) is Shark Bay Airport (MJK), which is located 11,460 miles (18,442 kilometers) away in Monkey Mia, Western Australia, Australia.
  • The antisubmarine mission was turned over to the United States Navy in mid-1943, and Naval Auxiliary Air Station Jacksonville began to operate Consolidated PB4Y-1 long range bombers from Jacksonville AAF equipped with antisubmarine equipment.
  • Because of Imeson FieldJacksonville Army AirfieldNaval Auxiliary Air Station Jacksonville #1's relatively low elevation of 20 feet, planes can take off or land at Imeson FieldJacksonville Army AirfieldNaval Auxiliary Air Station Jacksonville #1 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.
  • With the closure of the base by Technical Service Command, a small portion of Jacksonville Army Airfield was transferred to the jurisdiction of Fourteenth Air Force on 15 December 1946 for subsequent use by postwar reserve forces.

Map of Nearest Airports from Imeson FieldJacksonville Army AirfieldNaval Auxiliary Air Station Jacksonville #1:

List of Nearest Airports from Imeson FieldJacksonville Army AirfieldNaval Auxiliary Air Station Jacksonville #1:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
15.86 miles (9.43 km) NNWJacksonville International Airport (JAX)Jacksonville, Florida, United StatesView Jacksonville International Airport on a map View satellite image of Jacksonville International Airport Set JAX as destination Airport Get more information about Jacksonville International Airport
29.45 miles (15.22 km) SEJacksonville Executive at Craig Airport (CRG)Jacksonville, Florida, United StatesView Jacksonville Executive at Craig Airport on a map View satellite image of Jacksonville Executive at Craig Airport Set CRG as destination Airport Get more information about Jacksonville Executive at Craig Airport
312.95 miles (20.85 km) SNAS Jacksonville (NIP)Jacksonville, Florida, United StatesView NAS Jacksonville on a map View satellite image of NAS Jacksonville Set NIP as destination Airport Get more information about NAS Jacksonville
413.04 miles (20.99 km) ENaval Station Mayport (NRB)Mayport, Florida, United StatesView Naval Station Mayport on a map View satellite image of Naval Station Mayport Set NRB as destination Airport Get more information about Naval Station Mayport
536.54 miles (58.81 km) SSENortheast Florida Regional Airport (UST)St. Augustine, Florida, United StatesView Northeast Florida Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Northeast Florida Regional Airport Set UST as destination Airport Get more information about Northeast Florida Regional Airport
652.68 miles (84.78 km) NNEMalcolm McKinnon Airport (SSI)Brunswick, Georgia, United StatesView Malcolm McKinnon Airport on a map View satellite image of Malcolm McKinnon Airport Set SSI as destination Airport Get more information about Malcolm McKinnon Airport
758.26 miles (93.76 km) WSWLake City Gateway Airport (LCQ)Lake City, Florida, United StatesView Lake City Gateway Airport on a map View satellite image of Lake City Gateway Airport Set LCQ as destination Airport Get more information about Lake City Gateway Airport
858.87 miles (94.74 km) NBrunswick Golden Isles Airport (BQK)Brunswick, Georgia, United StatesView Brunswick Golden Isles Airport on a map View satellite image of Brunswick Golden Isles Airport Set BQK as destination Airport Get more information about Brunswick Golden Isles Airport
963.02 miles (101.41 km) SWGainesville Regional Airport (GNV)Gainesville, Florida, United StatesView Gainesville Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Gainesville Regional Airport Set GNV as destination Airport Get more information about Gainesville Regional Airport
1072.74 miles (117.07 km) NWWaycross-Ware County AirportWaycross Army Airfield (AYS)Waycross, Georgia, United StatesView Waycross-Ware County AirportWaycross Army Airfield on a map View satellite image of Waycross-Ware County AirportWaycross Army Airfield Set AYS as destination Airport Get more information about Waycross-Ware County AirportWaycross Army Airfield
1192.15 miles (148.30 km) SSEDaytona Beach International Airport (DAB)Daytona Beach, Florida, United StatesView Daytona Beach International Airport on a map View satellite image of Daytona Beach International Airport Set DAB as destination Airport Get more information about Daytona Beach International Airport
1293.04 miles (149.73 km) SSWOcala International Airport (OCF)Ocala, Florida, United StatesView Ocala International Airport on a map View satellite image of Ocala International Airport Set OCF as destination Airport Get more information about Ocala International Airport
1399.72 miles (160.48 km) WNWMoody Air Force Base (VAD)Valdosta, Georgia, United StatesView Moody Air Force Base on a map View satellite image of Moody Air Force Base Set VAD as destination Airport Get more information about Moody Air Force Base
14100.45 miles (161.66 km) WNWValdosta Regional AirportValdosta Army Auxiliary Airfield (VLD)Valdosta, Georgia, United StatesView Valdosta Regional AirportValdosta Army Auxiliary Airfield on a map View satellite image of Valdosta Regional AirportValdosta Army Auxiliary Airfield Set VLD as destination Airport Get more information about Valdosta Regional AirportValdosta Army Auxiliary Airfield
15101.61 miles (163.53 km) NMidCoast Regional Airport at Wright Army Airfield (LIY)Fort Stewart, Hinesville, Georgia, United StatesView MidCoast Regional Airport at Wright Army Airfield on a map View satellite image of MidCoast Regional Airport at Wright Army Airfield Set LIY as destination Airport Get more information about MidCoast Regional Airport at Wright Army Airfield

Map of Furthest Airports from Imeson FieldJacksonville Army AirfieldNaval Auxiliary Air Station Jacksonville #1:

List of Furthest Airports from Imeson FieldJacksonville Army AirfieldNaval Auxiliary Air Station Jacksonville #1:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,459.51 miles (18,442.24 km) WSWShark 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
211,459.04 miles (18,441.49 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
311,449.27 miles (18,425.76 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
411,442.36 miles (18,414.65 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
511,429.50 miles (18,393.96 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
611,425.68 miles (18,387.81 km) WSWCarnarvon 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
711,416.81 miles (18,373.53 km) WRottnest 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
811,415.01 miles (18,370.62 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
911,401.95 miles (18,349.62 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
1011,396.77 miles (18,341.28 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
1111,396.64 miles (18,341.07 km) WJandakot 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
1211,391.89 miles (18,333.42 km) WPerth 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
1311,375.70 miles (18,307.36 km) WMorawa Airport (MWB)Morawa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Morawa Airport on a map View satellite image of Morawa Airport Set MWB as destination Airport Get more information about Morawa Airport
1411,367.00 miles (18,293.36 km) WSWManjimup Airport (MJP)Manjimup, Western Australia, AustraliaView Manjimup Airport on a map View satellite image of Manjimup Airport Set MJP as destination Airport Get more information about Manjimup Airport
1511,312.31 miles (18,205.35 km) WSWRAAF Learmonth (LEA)Exmouth, Western Australia, AustraliaView RAAF Learmonth on a map View satellite image of RAAF Learmonth Set LEA as destination Airport Get more information about RAAF Learmonth