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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):

  • There were 2,873 households out of which 52.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.5% were married couples living together, 7.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.3% were non-families.
  • Nellis' 4477th Tactical Evaluation Flight operated MiG-17s, MiG-21s and MiG-23s at the Tonopah Test Range Airport to simulate combat against U.S.
  • 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.
  • 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 1st B-17 Flying Fortresses arrived in 1942 and allowed training of 600 gunnery students and 215 co-pilots from LVAAF every five weeks at the height of WWII, and more than 45,000 B-17 gunners were trained The 82d Flying Training Wing for "Flexible Gunnery" was activated at the base as 1 of 10 AAF Flying Training Command wings on 23 August 1943:18 and by 1944, gunnery students fired from B-17, B-24 Liberator and B-40 Flying Fortress gunship aircraft.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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 View satellite image of North Las Vegas Airport 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 View satellite image of McCarran International Airport 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 View satellite image of Henderson Executive Airport 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 View satellite image of Boulder City Municipal Airport 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 View satellite image of 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] 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 View satellite image of Desert Rock Airport 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 View satellite image of Mesquite Airport 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 View satellite image of Yucca Airstrip 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 View satellite image of Laughlin/Bullhead International Airport 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 View satellite image of Kingman Airport 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 View satellite image of St. George Municipal Airport (relocated 2011) 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 View satellite image of Needles AirportNeedles Army Airfield 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 View satellite image of Beatty Airport 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 View satellite image of Grand Canyon Caverns Airport 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 View satellite image of Bicycle Lake Army Airfield 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 View satellite image of Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport 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 View satellite image of Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport 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 View satellite image of Pierrefonds Airport 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 View satellite image of Roland Garros Airport 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 View satellite image of Tôlanaro Airport 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 View satellite image of Ampanihy Airport 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 View satellite image of Mananjary Airport 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 View satellite image of Fianarantsoa Airport 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 View satellite image of Toamasino Airport 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 View satellite image of Ivato International Airport 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 View satellite image of Manja Airport 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 View satellite image of Sainte Marie Airport 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 View satellite image of Andavadoaka Airport 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 View satellite image of Morombe Airport 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 View satellite image of Miandrivazo Airport Set ZVA as destination Airport Get more information about Miandrivazo Airport