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LAF Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: LAF / KLAF
Airport Name: Purdue University Airport
Location: West Lafayette, Indiana, United States
GPS Coordinates: 40°24'43"N by 86°56'12"W
Area Served: Lafayette, Indiana
Operator/Owner: Purdue University
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 606 feet (185 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Purdue University Airport (LAF):

  • Evergreen International maintained a short-lived cargo operation at the Airport in the late 1970s using Lockheed L-188 Electra turboprop aircraft.
  • Purdue University Airport (LAF) has 2 runways.
  • Purdue University Airport also had its own airline, Purdue Airlines in the 1960s and 1970s.
  • Purdue University Airport was the first university-owned airport in the United States.
  • Because of Purdue University Airport's relatively low elevation of 606 feet, planes can take off or land at Purdue University 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.
  • Runway 10 has a Category 1 ILS approach.
  • The furthest airport from Purdue University Airport (LAF) is Margaret River Airport (MGV), which is located 11,148 miles (17,941 kilometers) away in Margaret River, Western Australia, Australia.
  • The closest airport to Purdue University Airport (LAF) is Kentland Municipal Airport (KKT), which is located 35 miles (57 kilometers) NW of LAF.

Map of Nearest Airports from Purdue University Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Purdue University Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
135.18 miles (56.62 km) NWKentland Municipal Airport (KKT)Kentland, Indiana, United StatesView Kentland Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Kentland Municipal Airport Set KKT as destination Airport Get more information about Kentland Municipal Airport
237.70 miles (60.67 km) WSWVermilion Regional Airport (DNV)Danville, Illinois, United StatesView Vermilion Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Vermilion Regional Airport Set DNV as destination Airport Get more information about Vermilion Regional Airport
339.18 miles (63.05 km) NNWJasper County Airport (RNZ)Rensselaer, Indiana, United StatesView Jasper County Airport on a map View satellite image of Jasper County Airport Set RNZ as destination Airport Get more information about Jasper County Airport
444.31 miles (71.32 km) ENEGrissom Air Reserve Base (GUS)Peru, Indiana, United StatesView Grissom Air Reserve Base on a map View satellite image of Grissom Air Reserve Base Set GUS as destination Airport Get more information about Grissom Air Reserve Base
546.84 miles (75.38 km) EKokomo Municipal Airport (OKK)Kokomo, Indiana, United StatesView Kokomo Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Kokomo Municipal Airport Set OKK as destination Airport Get more information about Kokomo Municipal Airport
658.82 miles (94.67 km) SEIndianapolis International Airport (IND)Indianapolis, Indiana, United StatesView Indianapolis International Airport on a map View satellite image of Indianapolis International Airport Set IND as destination Airport Get more information about Indianapolis International Airport
760.01 miles (96.57 km) NEFulton County Airport (RCR)Rochester, Indiana, United StatesView Fulton County Airport on a map View satellite image of Fulton County Airport Set RCR as destination Airport Get more information about Fulton County Airport
865.88 miles (106.03 km) NWGreater Kankakee Airport (IKK)Kankakee, Illinois, United StatesView Greater Kankakee Airport on a map View satellite image of Greater Kankakee Airport Set IKK as destination Airport Get more information about Greater Kankakee Airport
966.32 miles (106.73 km) EMarion Municipal Airport (MZZ)Marion, Indiana, United StatesView Marion Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Marion Municipal Airport Set MZZ as destination Airport Get more information about Marion Municipal Airport
1069.23 miles (111.41 km) SSWTerre Haute International Airport Hulman Field (HUF)Terre Haute, Indiana, United StatesView Terre Haute International Airport Hulman Field on a map View satellite image of Terre Haute International Airport Hulman Field Set HUF as destination Airport Get more information about Terre Haute International Airport Hulman Field
1172.07 miles (115.98 km) NPorter County Regional Airport (VPZ)Valparaiso, Indiana, United StatesView Porter County Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Porter County Regional Airport Set VPZ as destination Airport Get more information about Porter County Regional Airport
1272.89 miles (117.30 km) ESEAnderson Municipal Airport (AID)Anderson, Indiana, United StatesView Anderson Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Anderson Municipal Airport Set AID as destination Airport Get more information about Anderson Municipal Airport
1373.75 miles (118.69 km) NNEPlymouth Municipal Airport (PLY)Plymouth, Indiana, United StatesView Plymouth Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Plymouth Municipal Airport Set PLY as destination Airport Get more information about Plymouth Municipal Airport
1475.30 miles (121.18 km) WSWUniversity of Illinois Willard Airport (CMI)Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, United StatesView University of Illinois Willard Airport on a map View satellite image of University of Illinois Willard Airport Set CMI as destination Airport Get more information about University of Illinois Willard Airport
1576.64 miles (123.34 km) ESEPope Field (GFD)Greenfield, Indiana, United StatesView Pope Field on a map View satellite image of Pope Field Set GFD as destination Airport Get more information about Pope Field

Map of Furthest Airports from Purdue University Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Purdue University Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,147.75 miles (17,940.52 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
211,124.78 miles (17,903.55 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
311,104.44 miles (17,870.82 km) WManjimup 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
411,100.77 miles (17,864.92 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
511,060.95 miles (17,800.82 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
611,047.06 miles (17,778.47 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
711,037.15 miles (17,762.53 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
811,037.03 miles (17,762.33 km) WAlbany Airport (ALH)Albany, Western Australia, AustraliaView Albany Airport on a map View satellite image of Albany Airport Set ALH as destination Airport Get more information about Albany Airport
911,020.06 miles (17,735.03 km) WSWJurien 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
1011,009.29 miles (17,717.69 km) WKatanning Airport (KNI)Katanning, Western Australia, AustraliaView Katanning Airport on a map View satellite image of Katanning Airport Set KNI as destination Airport Get more information about Katanning Airport
1110,973.64 miles (17,660.32 km) WSWGeraldton 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
1210,945.09 miles (17,614.37 km) WSWKalbarri 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
1310,928.26 miles (17,587.28 km) WSWMorawa 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
1410,921.42 miles (17,576.28 km) WSWMullewa 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
1510,889.99 miles (17,525.70 km) SWShark 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