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MWL Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: MWL / KMWL
Airport Names:
  1. Mineral Wells Airport
  2. (former Wolters Air Force Base)
  3. (former Wolters Army Airfield)
Location: Mineral Wells, Texas, United States
GPS Coordinates: 32°46'54"N by 98°3'37"W
Area Served: Mineral Wells, Texas
Operator/Owner: City of Mineral Wells
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 974 feet (297 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Mineral Wells Airport (MWL):

  • The closest airport to Mineral Wells Airport (MWL) is Naval Air Station Fort Worth Joint Reserve Base (FWH), which is located 36 miles (58 kilometers) E of MWL.
  • Because of Mineral Wells Airport's relatively low elevation of 974 feet, planes can take off or land at Mineral Wells 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.
  • In addition to being known as "Mineral Wells Airport", other names for MWL include "(former Wolters Air Force Base)" and "(former Wolters Army Airfield)".
  • Mineral Wells Airport (MWL) has 2 runways.
  • The furthest airport from Mineral Wells Airport (MWL) is Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport (RRG), which is located 10,980 miles (17,670 kilometers) away in Rodrigues Island, Mauritius.
  • The Vietnam War increased the need for pilots, and the base became the home for training not just army personnel, but also helicopter pilots for the Marine Corps in 1968 and for the Air Force in 1970.
  • In December 1945 the entire facility was deactivated.

Map of Nearest Airports from Mineral Wells Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Mineral Wells Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
135.95 miles (57.85 km) ENaval Air Station Fort Worth Joint Reserve Base (FWH)Fort Worth, Texas, United StatesView Naval Air Station Fort Worth Joint Reserve Base on a map Set FWH as destination Airport Get more information about Naval Air Station Fort Worth Joint Reserve Base
240.61 miles (65.36 km) EFort Worth Meacham Int'l Airport (FTW)Fort Worth, Texas, United StatesView Fort Worth Meacham Int'l Airport on a map Set FTW as destination Airport Get more information about Fort Worth Meacham Int'l Airport
345.31 miles (72.92 km) ENEFort Worth Alliance Airport (AFW)Fort Worth, Texas, United StatesView Fort Worth Alliance Airport on a map Set AFW as destination Airport Get more information about Fort Worth Alliance Airport
457.22 miles (92.08 km) NWOlney Municipal Airport (ONY)Olney, Texas, United StatesView Olney Municipal Airport on a map Set ONY as destination Airport Get more information about Olney Municipal Airport
559.87 miles (96.36 km) EDallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW)Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas, United StatesView Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport on a map Set DFW as destination Airport Get more information about Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
669.63 miles (112.06 km) EDallas Executive Airport (RBD)Dallas, Texas, United StatesView Dallas Executive Airport on a map Set RBD as destination Airport Get more information about Dallas Executive Airport
770.33 miles (113.18 km) EDallas Love Field (DAL)Dallas, Texas, United StatesView Dallas Love Field on a map Set DAL as destination Airport Get more information about Dallas Love Field
872.18 miles (116.17 km) EAddison Airport (ADS)Dallas, Texas, United StatesView Addison Airport on a map Set ADS as destination Airport Get more information about Addison Airport
978.11 miles (125.71 km) NEGainesville Municipal Airport (GLE)Gainesville, Texas, United StatesView Gainesville Municipal Airport on a map Set GLE as destination Airport Get more information about Gainesville Municipal Airport
1078.57 miles (126.44 km) NNWKickapoo Downtown Airport (KIP)Wichita Falls, Texas, United StatesView Kickapoo Downtown Airport on a map Set KIP as destination Airport Get more information about Kickapoo Downtown Airport
1186.02 miles (138.44 km) SWBrownwood Regional Airport (BWD)Brownwood, Texas, United StatesView Brownwood Regional Airport on a map Set BWD as destination Airport Get more information about Brownwood Regional Airport
1287.05 miles (140.09 km) NNWSheppard Air Force Base (SPS)Wichita Falls, Texas, United StatesView Sheppard Air Force Base on a map Set SPS as destination Airport Get more information about Sheppard Air Force Base
1394.29 miles (151.75 km) SSEWaco Regional Airport (ACT)Waco, Texas, United StatesView Waco Regional Airport on a map Set ACT as destination Airport Get more information about Waco Regional Airport
1497.82 miles (157.43 km) SETSTC Waco Airport (CNW)Waco, Texas, United StatesView TSTC Waco Airport on a map Set CNW as destination Airport Get more information about TSTC Waco Airport
1597.83 miles (157.45 km) WSWAbilene Regional Airport (ABI)Abilene, Texas, United StatesView Abilene Regional Airport on a map Set ABI as destination Airport Get more information about Abilene Regional Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Mineral Wells Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Mineral Wells Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
110,979.88 miles (17,670.36 km) ESESir Gaëtan Duval Airport (RRG)Rodrigues Island, MauritiusView Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport on a map Set RRG as destination Airport Get more information about Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport
210,730.16 miles (17,268.47 km) SWCocos (Keeling) Island Airport (CCK)Cocos Islands, AustraliaView Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport on a map Set CCK as destination Airport Get more information about Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport
310,718.75 miles (17,250.11 km) ESESir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport (MRU)Plaisance, MauritiusView Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport on a map Set MRU as destination Airport Get more information about Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport
410,630.43 miles (17,107.98 km) ESEPierrefonds Airport (ZSE)Saint-Pierre, RéunionView Pierrefonds Airport on a map Set ZSE as destination Airport Get more information about Pierrefonds Airport
510,619.59 miles (17,090.54 km) ESERoland Garros Airport (RUN)St Denis, Réunion, FranceView Roland Garros Airport on a map Set RUN as destination Airport Get more information about Roland Garros Airport
610,529.74 miles (16,945.93 km) WSWMargaret River Airport (MGV)Margaret River, Western Australia, AustraliaView Margaret River Airport on a map Set MGV as destination Airport Get more information about Margaret River Airport
710,510.52 miles (16,915.00 km) WBusselton Regional Airport (BQB)Busselton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Busselton Regional Airport on a map Set BQB as destination Airport Get more information about Busselton Regional Airport
810,491.80 miles (16,884.88 km) WBunbury Airport (BUY)Bunbury, Western Australia, AustraliaView Bunbury Airport on a map Set BUY as destination Airport Get more information about Bunbury Airport
910,487.20 miles (16,877.47 km) WJurien Bay Airport (JUR)Jurien Bay, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jurien Bay Airport on a map Set JUR as destination Airport Get more information about Jurien Bay Airport
1010,484.09 miles (16,872.46 km) WRottnest Airport (RTS)Rottnest Island, Western Australia, AustraliaView Rottnest Airport on a map Set RTS as destination Airport Get more information about Rottnest Airport
1110,483.50 miles (16,871.52 km) WKalbarri Airport (KAX)Kalbarri, Western Australia, AustraliaView Kalbarri Airport on a map Set KAX as destination Airport Get more information about Kalbarri Airport
1210,480.66 miles (16,866.94 km) WShark Bay Airport (MJK)Monkey Mia, Western Australia, AustraliaView Shark Bay Airport on a map Set MJK as destination Airport Get more information about Shark Bay Airport
1310,480.31 miles (16,866.38 km) WGeraldton Airport (GET)Geraldton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Geraldton Airport on a map Set GET as destination Airport Get more information about Geraldton Airport
1410,473.42 miles (16,855.29 km) WSWManjimup Airport (MJP)Manjimup, Western Australia, AustraliaView Manjimup Airport on a map Set MJP as destination Airport Get more information about Manjimup Airport
1510,465.60 miles (16,842.71 km) WJandakot Airport (JAD)Jandakot, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jandakot Airport on a map Set JAD as destination Airport Get more information about Jandakot Airport