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LUF Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: LUF / KLUF
Airport Names:
  1. Luke Air Force BaseLuke Field
  2. Luke AFB
Location: Glendale, Arizona, United States
GPS Coordinates: 33°32'5"N by 112°22'59"W
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Facts about Luke Air Force BaseLuke Field (LUF):

  • Although continually modified during the war years, the course of advanced flight training at Luke averaged about 10 weeks and included both flight training and ground school.
  • During World War II, Luke Field was the largest fighter training base in the Army Air Forces, graduating more than 12,000 fighter pilots from advanced and operational courses earning the nickname, “Home of the Fighter Pilot.”
  • The 3600th FTW became the dedicated training organization for both USAF and NATO pilots in the F-84.
  • The closest airport to Luke Air Force BaseLuke Field (LUF) is Phoenix Goodyear Airport (GYR), which is located only 7 miles (12 kilometers) S of LUF.
  • The furthest airport from Luke Air Force BaseLuke Field (LUF) is Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport (RRG), which is located 11,450 miles (18,426 kilometers) away in Rodrigues Island, Mauritius.
  • Luke Field, Oahu, Hawaii Territory was previously named in his honor.
  • Luke Air Force Base was named after Second Lieutenant Frank Luke.
  • In addition to flying and maintaining the F-16, Luke airmen also deploy to support on-going operations in Iraq, Afghanistan and to combatant commanders in other locations around the world.
  • In addition to being known as "Luke Air Force BaseLuke Field", another name for LUF is "Luke AFB".
  • Since June 2012, Luke AFB has been the permanent home of Naval Operational Support Center Phoenix of the US Navy.

Map of Nearest Airports from Luke Air Force BaseLuke Field:

List of Nearest Airports from Luke Air Force BaseLuke Field:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
17.41 miles (11.92 km) SPhoenix Goodyear Airport (GYR)Goodyear, Arizona, United StatesView Phoenix Goodyear Airport on a map View satellite image of Phoenix Goodyear Airport Set GYR as destination Airport Get more information about Phoenix Goodyear Airport
219.17 miles (30.85 km) WSWBuckeye Municipal Airport (BXK)Buckeye, Arizona, United StatesView Buckeye Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Buckeye Municipal Airport Set BXK as destination Airport Get more information about Buckeye Municipal Airport
320.28 miles (32.64 km) ENEPhoenix Deer Valley Airport (DVT)Phoenix, Arizona, United StatesView Phoenix Deer Valley Airport on a map View satellite image of Phoenix Deer Valley Airport Set DVT as destination Airport Get more information about Phoenix Deer Valley Airport
422.51 miles (36.22 km) ESEPhoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX)Phoenix, Arizona, United StatesView Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport on a map View satellite image of Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport Set PHX as destination Airport Get more information about Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
527.87 miles (44.85 km) ENEScottsdale Airport (SCF)Scottsdale, Arizona, United StatesView Scottsdale Airport on a map View satellite image of Scottsdale Airport Set SCF as destination Airport Get more information about Scottsdale Airport
638.07 miles (61.27 km) EFalcon Field (MSC)Mesa, Arizona, United StatesView Falcon Field on a map View satellite image of Falcon Field Set MSC as destination Airport Get more information about Falcon Field
744.79 miles (72.09 km) ESEPhoenix–Mesa Gateway Airport (AZA)Phoenix, Arizona, United StatesView Phoenix–Mesa Gateway Airport on a map View satellite image of Phoenix–Mesa Gateway Airport Set AZA as destination Airport Get more information about Phoenix–Mesa Gateway Airport
853.60 miles (86.27 km) SECasa Grande Municipal Airport (CGZ)Casa Grande, Arizona, United StatesView Casa Grande Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Casa Grande Municipal Airport Set CGZ as destination Airport Get more information about Casa Grande Municipal Airport
977.37 miles (124.52 km) NPrescott Municipal Airport (PRC)Prescott, Arizona, United StatesView Prescott Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Prescott Municipal Airport Set PRC as destination Airport Get more information about Prescott Municipal Airport
1077.92 miles (125.41 km) NEPayson Airport (PJB)Payson, Arizona, United StatesView Payson Airport on a map View satellite image of Payson Airport Set PJB as destination Airport Get more information about Payson Airport
1186.04 miles (138.46 km) NNWBagdad Airport (BGT)Bagdad, Arizona, United StatesView Bagdad Airport on a map View satellite image of Bagdad Airport Set BGT as destination Airport Get more information about Bagdad Airport
1293.67 miles (150.74 km) SEPinal Airpark (MZJ)Marana, Arizona, United StatesView Pinal Airpark on a map View satellite image of Pinal Airpark Set MZJ as destination Airport Get more information about Pinal Airpark
1396.97 miles (156.06 km) NNESedona Airport (SDX)Sedona, Arizona, United StatesView Sedona Airport on a map View satellite image of Sedona Airport Set SDX as destination Airport Get more information about Sedona Airport
14102.98 miles (165.72 km) SEMarana Regional Airport (AVW)Tucson, Arizona, United StatesView Marana Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Marana Regional Airport Set AVW as destination Airport Get more information about Marana Regional Airport
15118.15 miles (190.15 km) NNEFlagstaff Pulliam Airport (FLG)Flagstaff, Arizona, United StatesView Flagstaff Pulliam Airport on a map View satellite image of Flagstaff Pulliam Airport Set FLG as destination Airport Get more information about Flagstaff Pulliam Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Luke Air Force BaseLuke Field:

List of Furthest Airports from Luke Air Force BaseLuke Field:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,449.55 miles (18,426.21 km) SSESir 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
211,345.52 miles (18,258.80 km) SESir 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
311,311.28 miles (18,203.69 km) SEPierrefonds 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
411,291.51 miles (18,171.87 km) SERoland 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
511,063.74 miles (17,805.31 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
610,984.21 miles (17,677.34 km) ESEMananjary 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
710,932.31 miles (17,593.80 km) ESEFianarantsoa 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
810,931.06 miles (17,591.79 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
910,885.90 miles (17,519.11 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
1010,852.34 miles (17,465.10 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
1110,831.05 miles (17,430.85 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
1210,787.19 miles (17,360.25 km) ESEManja 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
1310,767.10 miles (17,327.93 km) ESEMiandrivazo 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
1410,760.84 miles (17,317.85 km) SEAntsirabato Airport (ANM)Antalaha, MadagascarView Antsirabato Airport on a map View satellite image of Antsirabato Airport Set ANM as destination Airport Get more information about Antsirabato Airport
1510,760.72 miles (17,317.66 km) ESETsiroanomandidy Airport (WTS)Tsiroanomandidy, MadagascarView Tsiroanomandidy Airport on a map View satellite image of Tsiroanomandidy Airport Set WTS as destination Airport Get more information about Tsiroanomandidy Airport