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MOB Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: MOB / KMOB
Airport Names:
  1. Mobile Regional Airport
  2. Coast Guard Aviation Training Center Mobile
  3. (former Bates Army Airfield)
Location: Mobile, Alabama, United States
GPS Coordinates: 30°41'29"N by 88°14'34"W
Area Served: Mobile, Alabama
Airport Type: Public / Military
Elevation: 219 feet (67 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Mobile Regional Airport (MOB):

  • After its merger with Continental Airlines in 2012 United Airlines resumed flights to its hub in Houston, seven weekday flights.
  • The furthest airport from Mobile Regional Airport (MOB) is Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport (CCK), which is located 11,118 miles (17,893 kilometers) away in Cocos Islands, Australia.
  • Continental Airlines flew nonstop service to Houston Intercontinental Airport during the late 1990s with Boeing 737-200 and McDonnell Douglas DC-9-30 jets.
  • The MC Farmer Terminal was completed in 1985.
  • The closest airport to Mobile Regional Airport (MOB) is Mobile Downtown Airport (BFM), which is located only 11 miles (18 kilometers) ESE of MOB.
  • In addition to being known as "Mobile Regional Airport", other names for MOB include "Coast Guard Aviation Training Center Mobile" and "(former Bates Army Airfield)".
  • The Army used this airport as a basic pilot training airfield, under contract to Waterman Airlines.
  • Because of Mobile Regional Airport's relatively low elevation of 219 feet, planes can take off or land at Mobile Regional Airport 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.
  • American Airlines restored flights to Chicago in April 2007 but ended them in September 2008.
  • In the 1960s Eastern Airlines was flying Lockheed L-188 Electras to Mobile and then introduced Boeing 727-100s and Douglas DC-9s primarily to Atlanta.
  • Mobile Regional Airport (MOB) has 2 runways.

Map of Nearest Airports from Mobile Regional Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Mobile Regional Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111.31 miles (18.20 km) ESEMobile Downtown Airport (BFM)Mobile, Alabama, United StatesView Mobile Downtown Airport on a map View satellite image of Mobile Downtown Airport Set BFM as destination Airport Get more information about Mobile Downtown Airport
223.23 miles (37.39 km) SWTrent Lott International Airport (PGL)Pascagoula, Mississippi, United StatesView Trent Lott International Airport on a map View satellite image of Trent Lott International Airport Set PGL as destination Airport Get more information about Trent Lott International Airport
341.75 miles (67.19 km) ESENOLF Barin (NHX)Foley, Alabama, United StatesView NOLF Barin on a map View satellite image of NOLF Barin Set NHX as destination Airport Get more information about NOLF Barin
443.89 miles (70.64 km) SEJack Edwards Airport (GUF)Gulf Shores, Alabama, United StatesView Jack Edwards Airport on a map View satellite image of Jack Edwards Airport Set GUF as destination Airport Get more information about Jack Edwards Airport
544.89 miles (72.25 km) WSWKeesler Air Force Base (BIX)Biloxi, Mississippi, United StatesView Keesler Air Force Base on a map View satellite image of Keesler Air Force Base Set BIX as destination Airport Get more information about Keesler Air Force Base
652.99 miles (85.28 km) WSWGulfport–Biloxi International Airport (GPT)Gulfport, Mississippi, United StatesView Gulfport–Biloxi International Airport on a map View satellite image of Gulfport–Biloxi International Airport Set GPT as destination Airport Get more information about Gulfport–Biloxi International Airport
755.95 miles (90.05 km) ESENOLF Saufley Field (NUN)Pensacola, Florida, United StatesView NOLF Saufley Field on a map View satellite image of NOLF Saufley Field Set NUN as destination Airport Get more information about NOLF Saufley Field
860.45 miles (97.29 km) ESENaval Air Station PensacolaForrest Sherman Field (NPA)Pensacola, Florida, United StatesView Naval Air Station PensacolaForrest Sherman Field on a map View satellite image of Naval Air Station PensacolaForrest Sherman Field Set NPA as destination Airport Get more information about Naval Air Station PensacolaForrest Sherman Field
964.60 miles (103.97 km) ESEPensacola International Airport (PNS)Pensacola, Florida, United StatesView Pensacola International Airport on a map View satellite image of Pensacola International Airport Set PNS as destination Airport Get more information about Pensacola International Airport
1071.77 miles (115.50 km) NWHattiesburg Bobby L. Chain Municipal Airport (HBG)Hattiesburg, Mississippi, United StatesView Hattiesburg Bobby L. Chain Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Hattiesburg Bobby L. Chain Municipal Airport Set HBG as destination Airport Get more information about Hattiesburg Bobby L. Chain Municipal Airport
1172.56 miles (116.77 km) ENAS Whiting Field - North (NSE)Milton, Florida, United StatesView NAS Whiting Field - North on a map View satellite image of NAS Whiting Field - North Set NSE as destination Airport Get more information about NAS Whiting Field - North
1274.77 miles (120.33 km) NEMonroe County Airport (MVC)Monroeville, Alabama, United StatesView Monroe County Airport on a map View satellite image of Monroe County Airport Set MVC as destination Airport Get more information about Monroe County Airport
1384.06 miles (135.28 km) NWHattiesburg–Laurel Regional Airport (PIB)Hattiesburg/Laurel, Mississippi, United StatesView Hattiesburg–Laurel Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Hattiesburg–Laurel Regional Airport Set PIB as destination Airport Get more information about Hattiesburg–Laurel Regional Airport
1487.31 miles (140.51 km) NWHesler-Noble Field (LUL)Laurel, Mississippi, United StatesView Hesler-Noble Field on a map View satellite image of Hesler-Noble Field Set LUL as destination Airport Get more information about Hesler-Noble Field
15102.25 miles (164.56 km) EDuke FieldEglin Air Force Auxiliary Field #3 (EGI)Crestview, Florida, United StatesView Duke FieldEglin Air Force Auxiliary Field #3 on a map View satellite image of Duke FieldEglin Air Force Auxiliary Field #3 Set EGI as destination Airport Get more information about Duke FieldEglin Air Force Auxiliary Field #3

Map of Furthest Airports from Mobile Regional Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Mobile Regional Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,117.92 miles (17,892.51 km) SSWCocos (Keeling) Island Airport (CCK)Cocos Islands, AustraliaView Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport on a map View satellite image of Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport Set CCK as destination Airport Get more information about Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport
211,071.02 miles (17,817.04 km) WShark Bay Airport (MJK)Monkey Mia, Western Australia, AustraliaView Shark Bay Airport on a map View satellite image of Shark Bay Airport Set MJK as destination Airport Get more information about Shark Bay Airport
311,066.11 miles (17,809.14 km) WKalbarri Airport (KAX)Kalbarri, Western Australia, AustraliaView Kalbarri Airport on a map View satellite image of Kalbarri Airport Set KAX as destination Airport Get more information about Kalbarri Airport
411,058.53 miles (17,796.94 km) WSWMargaret River Airport (MGV)Margaret River, Western Australia, AustraliaView Margaret River Airport on a map View satellite image of Margaret River Airport Set MGV as destination Airport Get more information about Margaret River Airport
511,056.19 miles (17,793.17 km) WGeraldton Airport (GET)Geraldton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Geraldton Airport on a map View satellite image of Geraldton Airport Set GET as destination Airport Get more information about Geraldton Airport
611,052.01 miles (17,786.45 km) WJurien Bay Airport (JUR)Jurien Bay, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jurien Bay Airport on a map View satellite image of Jurien Bay Airport Set JUR as destination Airport Get more information about Jurien Bay Airport
711,042.03 miles (17,770.38 km) WSWBusselton Regional Airport (BQB)Busselton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Busselton Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Busselton Regional Airport Set BQB as destination Airport Get more information about Busselton Regional Airport
811,041.07 miles (17,768.84 km) WSWCarnarvon Airport (CVQ)Carnarvon, Western Australia, AustraliaView Carnarvon Airport on a map View satellite image of Carnarvon Airport Set CVQ as destination Airport Get more information about Carnarvon Airport
911,033.35 miles (17,756.42 km) WRottnest Airport (RTS)Rottnest Island, Western Australia, AustraliaView Rottnest Airport on a map View satellite image of Rottnest Airport Set RTS as destination Airport Get more information about Rottnest Airport
1011,026.67 miles (17,745.66 km) WSWBunbury Airport (BUY)Bunbury, Western Australia, AustraliaView Bunbury Airport on a map View satellite image of Bunbury Airport Set BUY as destination Airport Get more information about Bunbury Airport
1111,013.66 miles (17,724.72 km) WJandakot Airport (JAD)Jandakot, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jandakot Airport on a map View satellite image of Jandakot Airport Set JAD as destination Airport Get more information about Jandakot Airport
1211,008.12 miles (17,715.81 km) WPerth Airport (PER)Perth, Western Australia, AustraliaView Perth Airport on a map View satellite image of Perth Airport Set PER as destination Airport Get more information about Perth Airport
1311,003.59 miles (17,708.52 km) WMullewa Airport (MXU)Mullewa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Mullewa Airport on a map View satellite image of Mullewa Airport Set MXU as destination Airport Get more information about Mullewa Airport
1410,997.89 miles (17,699.34 km) WSWManjimup Airport (MJP)Manjimup, Western Australia, AustraliaView Manjimup Airport on a map View satellite image of Manjimup Airport Set MJP as destination Airport Get more information about Manjimup Airport
1510,983.27 miles (17,675.81 km) WMorawa Airport (MWB)Morawa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Morawa Airport on a map View satellite image of Morawa Airport Set MWB as destination Airport Get more information about Morawa Airport