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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):

  • Bowman Field (LOU) has 2 runways.
  • Bowman Field is Kentucky's first commercial airport and is the oldest continually operating commercial airfield in North America.
  • Charles Lindbergh landed the Spirit of St.
  • During World War II, Bowman Field was one of the nation's most important training bases as well as the nation's busiest airport.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Set MJK as destination Airport Get more information about Shark Bay Airport