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MEV Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: MEV / KMEV
Airport Name: Minden-Tahoe Airport
Location: Minden, Nevada, United States
GPS Coordinates: 39°0'2"N by 119°45'6"W
Area Served: Minden, Nevada
Operator/Owner: Douglas County
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 4,722 feet (1,439 meters)
# of Runways: 3
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Facts about Minden-Tahoe Airport (MEV):

  • The furthest airport from Minden-Tahoe Airport (MEV) is Tôlanaro Airport (FTU), which is located 11,200 miles (18,025 kilometers) away in Tôlanaro, Madagascar.
  • During the winter months, the famous Sierra mountain wave can carry gliders well over 25,000 ft, with the Minden record well over 40,000 ft.
  • Minden-Tahoe Airport (MEV) has 3 runways.
  • Because of Minden-Tahoe Airport's high elevation of 4,722 feet, planes must typically fly at a faster airspeed in order to takeoff or land at MEV. Combined with a high temperature, this could make MEV a "Hot & High" airport, where the air density is lower than it would otherwise be at sea level.
  • Gliders are usually towed to altitudes of 1,000 to 2,000 ft over the airport, and they are often able to make out and return flights to the White Mountains, Owens Valley, and Eastern Nevada, often covering distances of over 500 mi.
  • The closest airport to Minden-Tahoe Airport (MEV) is Carson Airport (CSN), which is located only 13 miles (21 kilometers) N of MEV.

Map of Nearest Airports from Minden-Tahoe Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Minden-Tahoe Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
113.26 miles (21.34 km) NCarson Airport (CSN)Carson City, Nevada, United StatesView Carson Airport on a map View satellite image of Carson Airport Set CSN as destination Airport Get more information about Carson Airport
215.02 miles (24.17 km) WSWLake Tahoe Airport (TVL)South Lake Tahoe, California, United StatesView Lake Tahoe Airport on a map View satellite image of Lake Tahoe Airport Set TVL as destination Airport Get more information about Lake Tahoe Airport
330.29 miles (48.74 km) NWTruckee Tahoe Airport (TKF)Truckee, California, United StatesView Truckee Tahoe Airport on a map View satellite image of Truckee Tahoe Airport Set TKF as destination Airport Get more information about Truckee Tahoe Airport
434.44 miles (55.43 km) NReno–Tahoe International Airport (RNO)Reno, Nevada, United StatesView Reno–Tahoe International Airport on a map View satellite image of Reno–Tahoe International Airport Set RNO as destination Airport Get more information about Reno–Tahoe International Airport
554.71 miles (88.05 km) WNWBlue Canyon–Nyack Airport (BLU)Emigrant Gap, California, United StatesView Blue Canyon–Nyack Airport on a map View satellite image of Blue Canyon–Nyack Airport Set BLU as destination Airport Get more information about Blue Canyon–Nyack Airport
657.16 miles (92.00 km) WSWPlacerville Airport (PVF)Placerville, California, United StatesView Placerville Airport on a map View satellite image of Placerville Airport Set PVF as destination Airport Get more information about Placerville Airport
763.35 miles (101.95 km) ENENaval Air Station Fallon (NFL)Fallon, Nevada, United StatesView Naval Air Station Fallon on a map View satellite image of Naval Air Station Fallon Set NFL as destination Airport Get more information about Naval Air Station Fallon
863.76 miles (102.62 km) ENEFallon Municipal Airport (FLX)Fallon, Nevada, United StatesView Fallon Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Fallon Municipal Airport Set FLX as destination Airport Get more information about Fallon Municipal Airport
967.97 miles (109.38 km) ESEHawthorne Industrial Airport (HTH)Hawthorne, Nevada, United StatesView Hawthorne Industrial Airport on a map View satellite image of Hawthorne Industrial Airport Set HTH as destination Airport Get more information about Hawthorne Industrial Airport
1071.49 miles (115.06 km) WAuburn Municipal Airport (AUN)Auburn, California, United StatesView Auburn Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Auburn Municipal Airport Set AUN as destination Airport Get more information about Auburn Municipal Airport
1176.01 miles (122.32 km) SSWColumbia Airport (COA)Columbia, California, United StatesView Columbia Airport on a map View satellite image of Columbia Airport Set COA as destination Airport Get more information about Columbia Airport
1288.79 miles (142.90 km) WSWSacramento Mather Airport (MHR)Sacramento, California, United StatesView Sacramento Mather Airport on a map View satellite image of Sacramento Mather Airport Set MHR as destination Airport Get more information about Sacramento Mather Airport
1389.94 miles (144.74 km) NNWAmedee Army AirfieldReno Army Air Base Auxiliary Flight Strip (AHC)Herlong, California, United StatesView Amedee Army AirfieldReno Army Air Base Auxiliary Flight Strip on a map View satellite image of Amedee Army AirfieldReno Army Air Base Auxiliary Flight Strip Set AHC as destination Airport Get more information about Amedee Army AirfieldReno Army Air Base Auxiliary Flight Strip
1490.84 miles (146.19 km) WBeale Air Force Base (BAB)Marysville, California, United StatesView Beale Air Force Base on a map View satellite image of Beale Air Force Base Set BAB as destination Airport Get more information about Beale Air Force Base
1591.66 miles (147.52 km) WSWSacramento Airport McClellan Airfield (MCC)Sacramento, California, United StatesView Sacramento Airport McClellan Airfield on a map View satellite image of Sacramento Airport McClellan Airfield Set MCC as destination Airport Get more information about Sacramento Airport McClellan Airfield

Map of Furthest Airports from Minden-Tahoe Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Minden-Tahoe Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,199.97 miles (18,024.56 km) SETôlanaro 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
211,182.31 miles (17,996.14 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
311,154.32 miles (17,951.10 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
411,144.64 miles (17,935.52 km) SSir 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
511,097.11 miles (17,859.02 km) SEAmpanihy 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
611,094.31 miles (17,854.52 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
711,019.46 miles (17,734.06 km) SSEMananjary 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
810,995.78 miles (17,695.94 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
910,898.93 miles (17,540.08 km) SEAndavadoaka 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
1010,898.91 miles (17,540.04 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
1110,883.08 miles (17,514.57 km) SEMorombe 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
1210,853.09 miles (17,466.31 km) SSEToamasino 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
1310,845.32 miles (17,453.81 km) SSEIvato 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
1410,829.63 miles (17,428.56 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
1510,806.56 miles (17,391.42 km) SEBelo sur Tsiribihina Airport (BMD)Belo sur Tsiribihina, MadagascarView Belo sur Tsiribihina Airport on a map View satellite image of Belo sur Tsiribihina Airport Set BMD as destination Airport Get more information about Belo sur Tsiribihina Airport