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LOU Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: LOU / KLOU
Airport Name: Bowman Field
Location: Louisville, Kentucky, United States
GPS Coordinates: 38°13'41"N by 85°39'48"W
Area Served: Louisville, Kentucky
Operator/Owner: Louisville Regional Airport Authority (LRAA)
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 546 feet (166 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Bowman Field (LOU):

  • The first business ventures began with the aerial photography business in 1921, and the 465th Pursuit Squadron began operations at Bowman Field in 1922.
  • Bowman Field is a public airport five miles southeast of downtown Louisville, in Jefferson County, Kentucky.
  • The furthest airport from Bowman Field (LOU) is Margaret River Airport (MGV), which is located 11,243 miles (18,093 kilometers) away in Margaret River, Western Australia, Australia.
  • Bowman Field (LOU) has 2 runways.
  • The closest airport to Bowman Field (LOU) is Louisville International Airport (SDF), which is located only 5 miles (9 kilometers) SW of LOU.
  • Because of Bowman Field's relatively low elevation of 546 feet, planes can take off or land at Bowman 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.
  • In 1988 three adjacent buildings at the airport were added to the National Register of Historic Places as the Bowman Field Historic District.
  • Bowman Field is surrounded by tree-lined suburban neighborhoods, but accidents are relatively rare.

Map of Nearest Airports from Bowman Field:

List of Nearest Airports from Bowman Field:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
15.43 miles (8.74 km) SWLouisville International Airport (SDF)Louisville, Kentucky, United StatesView Louisville International Airport on a map View satellite image of Louisville International Airport Set SDF as destination Airport Get more information about Louisville International Airport
227.82 miles (44.78 km) SWGodman Army Airfield (FTK)Fort Knox, Kentucky, United StatesView Godman Army Airfield on a map View satellite image of Godman Army Airfield Set FTK as destination Airport Get more information about Godman Army Airfield
329.94 miles (48.18 km) SSESamuels Field (BRY)Bardstown, Kentucky, United StatesView Samuels Field on a map View satellite image of Samuels Field Set BRY as destination Airport Get more information about Samuels Field
438.29 miles (61.63 km) NNEMadison Municipal Airport (MDN)Madison, Indiana, United StatesView Madison Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Madison Municipal Airport Set MDN as destination Airport Get more information about Madison Municipal Airport
540.06 miles (64.47 km) SSWAddington Field (EKX)Elizabethtown, Kentucky, United StatesView Addington Field on a map View satellite image of Addington Field Set EKX as destination Airport Get more information about Addington Field
641.25 miles (66.39 km) ECapital City Airport (FFT)Frankfort, Kentucky, United StatesView Capital City Airport on a map View satellite image of Capital City Airport Set FFT as destination Airport Get more information about Capital City Airport
749.92 miles (80.33 km) NNWFreeman Municipal Airport (SER)Seymour, Indiana, United StatesView Freeman Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Freeman Municipal Airport Set SER as destination Airport Get more information about Freeman Municipal Airport
856.12 miles (90.31 km) WNWFrench Lick Municipal Airport (FRH)French Lick, Indiana, United StatesView French Lick Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of French Lick Municipal Airport Set FRH as destination Airport Get more information about French Lick Municipal Airport
958.99 miles (94.94 km) ESEBlue Grass Airport (LEX)Lexington, Kentucky, United StatesView Blue Grass Airport on a map View satellite image of Blue Grass Airport Set LEX as destination Airport Get more information about Blue Grass Airport
1059.77 miles (96.19 km) NWVirgil I. Grissom Municipal Airport (BFR)Bedford, Indiana, United StatesView Virgil I. Grissom Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Virgil I. Grissom Municipal Airport Set BFR as destination Airport Get more information about Virgil I. Grissom Municipal Airport
1170.02 miles (112.69 km) WHuntingburg Airport (HNB)Huntingburg, Indiana, United StatesView Huntingburg Airport on a map View satellite image of Huntingburg Airport Set HNB as destination Airport Get more information about Huntingburg Airport
1272.53 miles (116.72 km) NColumbus Municipal Airport (CLU)Columbus, Indiana, United StatesView Columbus Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Columbus Municipal Airport Set CLU as destination Airport Get more information about Columbus Municipal Airport
1378.13 miles (125.74 km) NECincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG)Hebron, Kentucky (near Cincinnati), United StatesView Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport on a map View satellite image of Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport Set CVG as destination Airport Get more information about Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport
1481.64 miles (131.39 km) NWMonroe County Airport (BMG)Bloomington, Indiana, United StatesView Monroe County Airport on a map View satellite image of Monroe County Airport Set BMG as destination Airport Get more information about Monroe County Airport
1584.17 miles (135.47 km) SGlasgow Municipal Airport (GLW)Glasgow, Kentucky, United StatesView Glasgow Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Glasgow Municipal Airport Set GLW as destination Airport Get more information about Glasgow Municipal Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Bowman Field:

List of Furthest Airports from Bowman Field:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,242.73 miles (18,093.38 km) WMargaret 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
211,220.68 miles (18,057.89 km) WBusselton 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
311,198.06 miles (18,021.48 km) WBunbury 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
411,194.51 miles (18,015.77 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
511,167.22 miles (17,971.86 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
611,151.87 miles (17,947.15 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
711,142.66 miles (17,932.33 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
811,137.10 miles (17,923.39 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
911,118.61 miles (17,893.63 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
1011,099.63 miles (17,863.09 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
1111,098.81 miles (17,861.76 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
1211,076.09 miles (17,825.19 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
1311,047.91 miles (17,779.84 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
1411,045.70 miles (17,776.29 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
1511,029.14 miles (17,749.63 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