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MSJ Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: MSJ / RJSM
Airport Names:
  1. Misawa Air Base 三沢飛行場 Misawa Hikōjō
  2. Misawa AB
Location: Misawa, Aomori, Japan
GPS Coordinates: 40°42'19"N by 141°22'18"E
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Facts about Misawa Air Base 三沢飛行場 Misawa Hikōjō (MSJ):

  • In addition to being known as "Misawa Air Base 三沢飛行場 Misawa Hikōjō", another name for MSJ is "Misawa AB".
  • At Misawa, the 49th was replaced by the 6163d Air Base Wing to perform host and occupation duties.
  • The closest airport to Misawa Air Base 三沢飛行場 Misawa Hikōjō (MSJ) is JMSDF Hachinohe Air Base (HHE), which is located only 12 miles (19 kilometers) SSE of MSJ.
  • The Misawa Passive Radio Frequency space surveillance site was used for tracking satellites using the signals they transmit.
  • In 1870, the Japanese Emperor established a stud farm for the household cavalry in the area that later became Misawa AB, and kept his own cavalry there until 1931, when the Sino-Japanese conflict required their use in China.
  • The 35th Fighter Wing also serves as the host unit to a variety of other tenant units representing three U.S.
  • After the Soviet Union shot down an RB-29 aircraft on November 7, 1954, the 39th provided fighter escort for all friendly reconnaissance aircraft flying near Soviet territory and the Northern Air Defense Sector.
  • The furthest airport from Misawa Air Base 三沢飛行場 Misawa Hikōjō (MSJ) is Rio Grande Regional Airport (RIG), which is located 11,479 miles (18,473 kilometers) away in Rio Grande, Brazil.

Map of Nearest Airports from Misawa Air Base 三沢飛行場 Misawa Hikōjō:

List of Nearest Airports from Misawa Air Base 三沢飛行場 Misawa Hikōjō:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111.71 miles (18.85 km) SSEJMSDF Hachinohe Air Base (HHE)Hachinohe, Honshū, JapanView JMSDF Hachinohe Air Base on a map View satellite image of JMSDF Hachinohe Air Base Set HHE as destination Airport Get more information about JMSDF Hachinohe Air Base
235.84 miles (57.67 km) WAomori Airport (AOJ)Aomori, JapanView Aomori Airport on a map View satellite image of Aomori Airport Set AOJ as destination Airport Get more information about Aomori Airport
363.43 miles (102.09 km) WSWOdate-Noshiro Airport (ONJ)Kitaakita, Akita, JapanView Odate-Noshiro Airport on a map View satellite image of Odate-Noshiro Airport Set ONJ as destination Airport Get more information about Odate-Noshiro Airport
478.92 miles (127.01 km) NNWHakodate Airport (HKD)Hakodate, Hokkaidō, JapanView Hakodate Airport on a map View satellite image of Hakodate Airport Set HKD as destination Airport Get more information about Hakodate Airport
589.09 miles (143.38 km) SHanamaki Airport (HNA)Morioka, Honshū, JapanView Hanamaki Airport on a map View satellite image of Hanamaki Airport Set HNA as destination Airport Get more information about Hanamaki Airport
696.84 miles (155.84 km) SWAkita Airport (AXT)Akita, JapanView Akita Airport on a map View satellite image of Akita Airport Set AXT as destination Airport Get more information about Akita Airport
7137.90 miles (221.92 km) NWOkushiri Airport (OIR)Okushiri, Okushiri Island, Hokkaido, JapanView Okushiri Airport on a map View satellite image of Okushiri Airport Set OIR as destination Airport Get more information about Okushiri Airport
8143.97 miles (231.70 km) NNew Chitose Airport (CTS)Sapporo, Hokkaido, JapanView New Chitose Airport on a map View satellite image of New Chitose Airport Set CTS as destination Airport Get more information about New Chitose Airport
9155.53 miles (250.31 km) SSWShonai Airport (SYO)Yamagata, JapanView Shonai Airport on a map View satellite image of Shonai Airport Set SYO as destination Airport Get more information about Shonai Airport
10167.18 miles (269.05 km) SSWYamagata Airport (GAJ)Yamagata, Honshū, JapanView Yamagata Airport on a map View satellite image of Yamagata Airport Set GAJ as destination Airport Get more information about Yamagata Airport
11169.37 miles (272.58 km) NNETokachi-Obihiro Airport (OBO)Obihiro, Tokachi Subprefecture, Hokkaido, JapanView Tokachi-Obihiro Airport on a map View satellite image of Tokachi-Obihiro Airport Set OBO as destination Airport Get more information about Tokachi-Obihiro Airport
12178.92 miles (287.94 km) SSendai Airport (SDJ)Natori, JapanView Sendai Airport on a map View satellite image of Sendai Airport Set SDJ as destination Airport Get more information about Sendai Airport
13212.16 miles (341.44 km) NNEAsahikawa Airport (AKJ)Asahikawa, Hokkaido, JapanView Asahikawa Airport on a map View satellite image of Asahikawa Airport Set AKJ as destination Airport Get more information about Asahikawa Airport
14217.01 miles (349.25 km) NEKushiro Airport (KUH)Kushiro, Hokkaidō, JapanView Kushiro Airport on a map View satellite image of Kushiro Airport Set KUH as destination Airport Get more information about Kushiro Airport
15225.10 miles (362.27 km) SSWNiigata Airport (KIJ)Niigata, JapanView Niigata Airport on a map View satellite image of Niigata Airport Set KIJ as destination Airport Get more information about Niigata Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Misawa Air Base 三沢飛行場 Misawa Hikōjō:

List of Furthest Airports from Misawa Air Base 三沢飛行場 Misawa Hikōjō:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,478.69 miles (18,473.11 km) SERio Grande Regional Airport (RIG)Rio Grande, BrazilView Rio Grande Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Rio Grande Regional Airport Set RIG as destination Airport Get more information about Rio Grande Regional Airport
211,454.34 miles (18,433.93 km) SEPelotas International Airport (PET)Pelotas, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilView Pelotas International Airport on a map View satellite image of Pelotas International Airport Set PET as destination Airport Get more information about Pelotas International Airport
311,452.99 miles (18,431.75 km) ESECapitán de Corbeta Carlos A. Curbelo International Airport (PDP)Maldonado/Punta del Este, Maldonado, UruguayView Capitán de Corbeta Carlos A. Curbelo International Airport on a map View satellite image of Capitán de Corbeta Carlos A. Curbelo International Airport Set PDP as destination Airport Get more information about Capitán de Corbeta Carlos A. Curbelo International Airport
411,427.84 miles (18,391.29 km) ESETreinta y Tres Airport (TYT)Treinta y Tres, Treinta y Tres, UruguayView Treinta y Tres Airport on a map View satellite image of Treinta y Tres Airport Set TYT as destination Airport Get more information about Treinta y Tres Airport
511,421.74 miles (18,381.47 km) EVilla Gesell Airport (VLG)Villa Gesell, Buenos Aires, ArgentinaView Villa Gesell Airport on a map View satellite image of Villa Gesell Airport Set VLG as destination Airport Get more information about Villa Gesell Airport
611,415.50 miles (18,371.42 km) SESalgado Filho International Airport (POA)Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilView Salgado Filho International Airport on a map View satellite image of Salgado Filho International Airport Set POA as destination Airport Get more information about Salgado Filho International Airport
711,408.54 miles (18,360.23 km) SEDiomício Freitas/Forquilhinha Airport (CCM)Criciúma, Santa Catarina, BrazilView Diomício Freitas/Forquilhinha Airport on a map View satellite image of Diomício Freitas/Forquilhinha Airport Set CCM as destination Airport Get more information about Diomício Freitas/Forquilhinha Airport
811,408.32 miles (18,359.86 km) EAstor Piazzolla International Airport (MDQ)Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires Province, ArgentinaView Astor Piazzolla International Airport on a map View satellite image of Astor Piazzolla International Airport Set MDQ as destination Airport Get more information about Astor Piazzolla International Airport
911,405.85 miles (18,355.89 km) ESECarrasco/General Cesáreo L. Berisso International Airport (MVD)Montevideo, Montevideo, UruguayView Carrasco/General Cesáreo L. Berisso International Airport on a map View satellite image of Carrasco/General Cesáreo L. Berisso International Airport Set MVD as destination Airport Get more information about Carrasco/General Cesáreo L. Berisso International Airport
1011,398.37 miles (18,343.85 km) ESECerro Largo International Airport (MLZ)Melo, Cerro Largo, UruguayView Cerro Largo International Airport on a map View satellite image of Cerro Largo International Airport Set MLZ as destination Airport Get more information about Cerro Largo International Airport
1111,398.35 miles (18,343.82 km) EMiramar Airport (MJR)Miramar, Buenos Aires, ArgentinaView Miramar Airport on a map View satellite image of Miramar Airport Set MJR as destination Airport Get more information about Miramar Airport
1211,374.11 miles (18,304.81 km) SEFlorianópolis-Hercílio Luz International Airport (FLN)Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, BrazilView Florianópolis-Hercílio Luz International Airport on a map View satellite image of Florianópolis-Hercílio Luz International Airport Set FLN as destination Airport Get more information about Florianópolis-Hercílio Luz International Airport
1311,361.48 miles (18,284.49 km) ESEComandante Gustavo Kraemer International Airport (BGX)Bagé, Rio Grande do Sul, BrazilView Comandante Gustavo Kraemer International Airport on a map View satellite image of Comandante Gustavo Kraemer International Airport Set BGX as destination Airport Get more information about Comandante Gustavo Kraemer International Airport
1411,355.53 miles (18,274.92 km) ESECerro Largo International Airport (VCH)Vichadero, Rivera, UruguayView Cerro Largo International Airport on a map View satellite image of Cerro Largo International Airport Set VCH as destination Airport Get more information about Cerro Largo International Airport
1511,353.44 miles (18,271.54 km) ENecochea Airport (NEC)Necochea, Buenos Aires, ArgentinaView Necochea Airport on a map View satellite image of Necochea Airport Set NEC as destination Airport Get more information about Necochea Airport