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IATA / ICAO Codes: LSV / KLSV
Airport Names:
  1. Nellis Air Force BaseLas Vegas Air Force Base (1948) Las Vegas Army Airfield (1941)[1] McCarren Field (c. 1935)[2]
  2. Nellis AFB (military installation)
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
GPS Coordinates: 36°14'57"N by 114°59'45"W
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Facts about Nellis Air Force BaseLas Vegas Air Force Base (1948) Las Vegas Army Airfield (1941)[1] McCarren Field (c. 1935)[2] (LSV):

  • The closest airport to Nellis Air Force BaseLas Vegas Air Force Base (1948) Las Vegas Army Airfield (1941)[1] McCarren Field (c. 1935)[2] (LSV) is North Las Vegas Airport (VGT), which is located only 11 miles (18 kilometers) WSW of LSV.
  • Las Vegas Army Airfield was both activated and began flying training on 20 December 1941, and gunnery training began in January 1942,:2–3 Many pieces of the destroyed aerial drone targets litter the hillside north of the gunnery range and can be seen in town when the sun reflects off of them.
  • The USAF Fighter Weapons School reactivated 30 December 1981 in the 57th wing and the 66th, 414th and 433d Fighter Weapons Squadrons became its "A-10", "F-4E" and "F-15A" divisions.:205 The 422d FWS aircraft and personnel became the "F-16 Division" and the squadron heraldry transferred to the 422d Test and Evaluation Squadron.
  • Nellis AFB transferred to Tactical Air Command on 1 February 1958, and the Nellis mission transitioned from initial aircraft qualification and gunnery training to advanced, graduate-level weapons training.
  • Renamed to McCarran Field in the mid-1930s, there were "difficulties in securing the use" of the airfield north of Las Vegas for a Nevada World War II Army Airfield.) McCarran Field was bought on 2 January 1941 by the City of Las Vegas, was leased to the Army on 5 January, and was "signed over" to the Quartermaster Corps on 25 January—Army construction began in March 1941.:2-1 The city's Federal Building became the May 1941 location of the 79th Air Base Group detachment, and a month later 5 administrative NCOs plus other support personnel arrived.WPA barracks in Las Vegas were used for enlisted men, and the motor pool with 6 vintage trucks and a semi-trailer was next to the WPA barracks.
  • The Nellis Air Force Base CDP is a 3.1 sq mi region defined by the United States Census Bureau as of the 2010 United States Census.
  • In addition to being known as "Nellis Air Force BaseLas Vegas Air Force Base (1948) Las Vegas Army Airfield (1941)[1] McCarren Field (c. 1935)[2]", another name for LSV is "Nellis AFB (military installation)".
  • The furthest airport from Nellis Air Force BaseLas Vegas Air Force Base (1948) Las Vegas Army Airfield (1941)[1] McCarren Field (c. 1935)[2] (LSV) is Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport (RRG), which is located 11,293 miles (18,174 kilometers) away in Rodrigues Island, Mauritius.

Map of Nearest Airports from Nellis Air Force BaseLas Vegas Air Force Base (1948) Las Vegas Army Airfield (1941)[1] McCarren Field (c. 1935)[2]:

List of Nearest Airports from Nellis Air Force BaseLas Vegas Air Force Base (1948) Las Vegas Army Airfield (1941)[1] McCarren Field (c. 1935)[2]:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111.37 miles (18.30 km) WSWNorth Las Vegas Airport (VGT)North Las Vegas, Nevada, United StatesView North Las Vegas Airport on a map Set VGT as destination Airport Get more information about North Las Vegas Airport
214.58 miles (23.46 km) SWMcCarran International Airport (LAS)Las Vegas, Nevada, United StatesView McCarran International Airport on a map Set LAS as destination Airport Get more information about McCarran International Airport
320.60 miles (33.15 km) SSWHenderson Executive Airport (HSH)Henderson, United StatesView Henderson Executive Airport on a map Set HSH as destination Airport Get more information about Henderson Executive Airport
422.20 miles (35.72 km) SSEBoulder City Municipal Airport (BLD)Boulder City, Nevada, United StatesView Boulder City Municipal Airport on a map Set BLD as destination Airport Get more information about Boulder City Municipal Airport
544.69 miles (71.92 km) WNWCreech Air Force Base Indian Springs Auxiliary Army Airfield (1961) Indian Springs Air Force Base (1951) Indian Springs Army Airfield Indian Springs Airport eponyms: Indian Springs, Nevada &Wilbur L. Creech[1] (INS)Indian Springs, Nevada, United StatesView Creech Air Force Base Indian Springs Auxiliary Army Airfield (1961) Indian Springs Air Force Base (1951) Indian Springs Army Airfield Indian Springs Airport eponyms: Indian Springs, Nevada &Wilbur L. Creech[1] on a map Set INS as destination Airport Get more information about Creech Air Force Base Indian Springs Auxiliary Army Airfield (1961) Indian Springs Air Force Base (1951) Indian Springs Army Airfield Indian Springs Airport eponyms: Indian Springs, Nevada &Wilbur L. Creech[1]
663.05 miles (101.47 km) WNWDesert Rock Airport (DRA)Mercury, Nevada, United StatesView Desert Rock Airport on a map Set DRA as destination Airport Get more information about Desert Rock Airport
765.97 miles (106.17 km) NEMesquite Airport (MFH)Mesquite, Nevada, United StatesView Mesquite Airport on a map Set MFH as destination Airport Get more information about Mesquite Airport
875.20 miles (121.03 km) NWYucca Airstrip (UCC)Mercury, Nevada, United StatesView Yucca Airstrip on a map Set UCC as destination Airport Get more information about Yucca Airstrip
979.40 miles (127.78 km) SSELaughlin/Bullhead International Airport (IFP)Bullhead City, Arizona, United StatesView Laughlin/Bullhead International Airport on a map Set IFP as destination Airport Get more information about Laughlin/Bullhead International Airport
1090.53 miles (145.69 km) SEKingman Airport (IGM)Kingman, Arizona, United StatesView Kingman Airport on a map Set IGM as destination Airport Get more information about Kingman Airport
1197.08 miles (156.24 km) NESt. George Municipal Airport (relocated 2011) (SGU)St. George, Utah, United StatesView St. George Municipal Airport (relocated 2011) on a map Set SGU as destination Airport Get more information about St. George Municipal Airport (relocated 2011)
12104.57 miles (168.29 km) SSENeedles AirportNeedles Army Airfield (EED)Needles, California, United StatesView Needles AirportNeedles Army Airfield on a map Set EED as destination Airport Get more information about Needles AirportNeedles Army Airfield
13108.01 miles (173.83 km) WNWBeatty Airport (BTY)Beatty, Nevada, United StatesView Beatty Airport on a map Set BTY as destination Airport Get more information about Beatty Airport
14109.87 miles (176.81 km) ESEGrand Canyon Caverns Airport (PGS)Peach Springs, Arizona, United StatesView Grand Canyon Caverns Airport on a map Set PGS as destination Airport Get more information about Grand Canyon Caverns Airport
15113.44 miles (182.57 km) SWBicycle Lake Army Airfield (BYS)Barstow, California, United StatesView Bicycle Lake Army Airfield on a map Set BYS as destination Airport Get more information about Bicycle Lake Army Airfield

Map of Furthest Airports from Nellis Air Force BaseLas Vegas Air Force Base (1948) Las Vegas Army Airfield (1941)[1] McCarren Field (c. 1935)[2]:

List of Furthest Airports from Nellis Air Force BaseLas Vegas Air Force Base (1948) Las Vegas Army Airfield (1941)[1] McCarren Field (c. 1935)[2]:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,292.99 miles (18,174.26 km) SSir Gaëtan Duval Airport (RRG)Rodrigues Island, MauritiusView Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport on a map Set RRG as destination Airport Get more information about Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport
211,257.64 miles (18,117.37 km) SSESir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport (MRU)Plaisance, MauritiusView Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport on a map Set MRU as destination Airport Get more information about Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport
311,255.12 miles (18,113.31 km) SSEPierrefonds Airport (ZSE)Saint-Pierre, RéunionView Pierrefonds Airport on a map Set ZSE as destination Airport Get more information about Pierrefonds Airport
411,231.11 miles (18,074.68 km) SSERoland Garros Airport (RUN)St Denis, Réunion, FranceView Roland Garros Airport on a map Set RUN as destination Airport Get more information about Roland Garros Airport
511,117.33 miles (17,891.56 km) ESETôlanaro Airport (FTU)Tôlanaro, MadagascarView Tôlanaro Airport on a map Set FTU as destination Airport Get more information about Tôlanaro Airport
610,994.64 miles (17,694.11 km) ESEAmpanihy Airport (AMP)Ampanihy, MadagascarView Ampanihy Airport on a map Set AMP as destination Airport Get more information about Ampanihy Airport
710,992.75 miles (17,691.07 km) SEMananjary Airport (MNJ)Mananjary, MadagascarView Mananjary Airport on a map Set MNJ as destination Airport Get more information about Mananjary Airport
810,952.03 miles (17,625.54 km) SEFianarantsoa Airport (WFI)Fianarantsoa, MadagascarView Fianarantsoa Airport on a map Set WFI as destination Airport Get more information about Fianarantsoa Airport
910,863.11 miles (17,482.44 km) SEToamasino Airport (TMM)Toamasina, MadagascarView Toamasino Airport on a map Set TMM as destination Airport Get more information about Toamasino Airport
1010,827.79 miles (17,425.59 km) SEIvato International Airport (TNR)Antananarivo, MadagascarView Ivato International Airport on a map Set TNR as destination Airport Get more information about Ivato International Airport
1110,825.17 miles (17,421.38 km) SEManja Airport (MJA)Manja, Menabe, MadagascarView Manja Airport on a map Set MJA as destination Airport Get more information about Manja Airport
1210,819.56 miles (17,412.34 km) SESainte Marie Airport (SMS)Île Sainte-Marie, MadagascarView Sainte Marie Airport on a map Set SMS as destination Airport Get more information about Sainte Marie Airport
1310,808.55 miles (17,394.64 km) ESEAndavadoaka Airport (DVD)Andavadoaka, Toliara province, Atsimo-Andrefana region, MadagascarView Andavadoaka Airport on a map Set DVD as destination Airport Get more information about Andavadoaka Airport
1410,797.02 miles (17,376.08 km) ESEMorombe Airport (MXM)Morombe, MadagascarView Morombe Airport on a map Set MXM as destination Airport Get more information about Morombe Airport
1510,783.66 miles (17,354.57 km) SEMiandrivazo Airport (ZVA)Miandrivazo, MadagascarView Miandrivazo Airport on a map Set ZVA as destination Airport Get more information about Miandrivazo Airport