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NHK Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: NHK / KNHK
Airport Names:
  1. Naval Air Station Patuxent River
  2. Trapnell Field
  3. KNHK - FAA: NHK
Location: Patuxent River, Maryland, United States
GPS Coordinates: 38°17'9"N by 76°24'42"W
Operator/Owner: United States Navy
Airport Type: Naval Air Station
Elevation: 39 feet (12 meters)
# of Runways: 3
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Facts about Naval Air Station Patuxent River (NHK):

  • Naval Air Station Patuxent River (NHK) has 3 runways.
  • Research and development at NAS Patuxent River forged ahead in the 1970s.
  • Situated on a peninsula between the Potomac River and the Chesapeake Bay at the mouth of the Patuxent River, NAS Patuxent River is located on 6,400 acres of what was once prime farmland, consisting of several large plantations, Mattapony, Susquehanna, and Cedar Point, as well as numerous tenant and sharecropper properties and a few clusters of vacation homes.
  • The Patuxent River Naval Air Museum adjoins the base and can be accessed by the general public without coming onto the main base.
  • The closest airport to Naval Air Station Patuxent River (NHK) is St. Mary's County Regional Airport (LTW), which is located only 8 miles (12 kilometers) WNW of NHK.
  • On 20 October 1942, U.S.
  • A highway extension to the new air station was required by the project—250,000 tons of material were transported by either truck or water routes during a year of construction.
  • The furthest airport from Naval Air Station Patuxent River (NHK) is Margaret River Airport (MGV), which is located 11,728 miles (18,874 kilometers) away in Margaret River, Western Australia, Australia.
  • Because of Naval Air Station Patuxent River's relatively low elevation of 39 feet, planes can take off or land at Naval Air Station Patuxent River 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.
  • It is home to Headquarters, Naval Air Systems Command, the U.S.
  • In addition to being known as "Naval Air Station Patuxent River", other names for NHK include "Trapnell Field" and "KNHK - FAA: NHK".

Map of Nearest Airports from Naval Air Station Patuxent River:

List of Nearest Airports from Naval Air Station Patuxent River:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
17.77 miles (12.50 km) WNWSt. Mary's County Regional Airport (LTW)Leonardtown, Maryland, United StatesView St. Mary's County Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of St. Mary's County Regional Airport Set LTW as destination Airport Get more information about St. Mary's County Regional Airport
227.07 miles (43.56 km) NECambridge–Dorchester Airport (CGE)Cambridge, Maryland, United StatesView Cambridge–Dorchester Airport on a map View satellite image of Cambridge–Dorchester Airport Set CGE as destination Airport Get more information about Cambridge–Dorchester Airport
340.30 miles (64.86 km) NNEEaston Airport (ESN)Easton, Maryland, United StatesView Easton Airport on a map View satellite image of Easton Airport Set ESN as destination Airport Get more information about Easton Airport
443.81 miles (70.51 km) NWAndrews Field (ADW)Camp Springs, Maryland, United StatesView Andrews Field on a map View satellite image of Andrews Field Set ADW as destination Airport Get more information about Andrews Field
546.15 miles (74.28 km) NLee Airport (ANP)Annapolis, Maryland, United StatesView Lee Airport on a map View satellite image of Lee Airport Set ANP as destination Airport Get more information about Lee Airport
649.05 miles (78.94 km) ESalisbury-Ocean City: Wicomico Regional Airport (SBY)Salisbury, Maryland, United StatesView Salisbury-Ocean City: Wicomico Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Salisbury-Ocean City: Wicomico Regional Airport Set SBY as destination Airport Get more information about Salisbury-Ocean City: Wicomico Regional Airport
750.45 miles (81.20 km) NWBolling Air Force Base (BOF)Washington, D.C., United StatesView Bolling Air Force Base on a map View satellite image of Bolling Air Force Base Set BOF as destination Airport Get more information about Bolling Air Force Base
851.08 miles (82.20 km) NWDavison Army Airfield (DAA)Fort Belvoir, Virginia, United StatesView Davison Army Airfield on a map View satellite image of Davison Army Airfield Set DAA as destination Airport Get more information about Davison Army Airfield
951.48 miles (82.85 km) WSWA.P. Hill Army Airfield (APH)Fort A.P. Hill, Virginia, United StatesView A.P. Hill Army Airfield on a map View satellite image of A.P. Hill Army Airfield Set APH as destination Airport Get more information about A.P. Hill Army Airfield
1051.71 miles (83.22 km) NWRonald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA)Arlington County, Virginia (near Washington, D.C.), United StatesView Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport on a map View satellite image of Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport Set DCA as destination Airport Get more information about Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport
1155.33 miles (89.05 km) NNWCollege Park Airport (CGS)College Park, Maryland, United StatesView College Park Airport on a map View satellite image of College Park Airport Set CGS as destination Airport Get more information about College Park Airport
1256.65 miles (91.16 km) SEAccomack County Airport (MFV)Melfa, Virginia, United StatesView Accomack County Airport on a map View satellite image of Accomack County Airport Set MFV as destination Airport Get more information about Accomack County Airport
1356.67 miles (91.21 km) ESEWallops Flight Facility Airport (WAL)Wallops Island, Virginia, United StatesView Wallops Flight Facility Airport on a map View satellite image of Wallops Flight Facility Airport Set WAL as destination Airport Get more information about Wallops Flight Facility Airport
1458.32 miles (93.85 km) NNWTipton Airport (FME)Odenton, Maryland, United StatesView Tipton Airport on a map View satellite image of Tipton Airport Set FME as destination Airport Get more information about Tipton Airport
1562.97 miles (101.35 km) NNWBaltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI)between Baltimore, Maryland and Washington, D.C., United StatesView Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport on a map View satellite image of Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport Set BWI as destination Airport Get more information about Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Naval Air Station Patuxent River:

List of Furthest Airports from Naval Air Station Patuxent River:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,727.92 miles (18,874.21 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
211,704.73 miles (18,836.90 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
311,685.27 miles (18,805.57 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
411,680.33 miles (18,797.63 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
511,635.26 miles (18,725.09 km) WSWRottnest 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
611,622.65 miles (18,704.79 km) WSWJandakot 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
711,616.00 miles (18,694.09 km) WSWAlbany Airport (ALH)Albany, Western Australia, AustraliaView Albany Airport on a map View satellite image of Albany Airport Set ALH as destination Airport Get more information about Albany Airport
811,612.27 miles (18,688.08 km) WSWPerth 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
911,590.11 miles (18,652.44 km) WSWKatanning Airport (KNI)Katanning, Western Australia, AustraliaView Katanning Airport on a map View satellite image of Katanning Airport Set KNI as destination Airport Get more information about Katanning Airport
1011,582.10 miles (18,639.53 km) SWJurien 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
1111,521.70 miles (18,542.34 km) SWGeraldton 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
1211,487.50 miles (18,487.29 km) SWMorawa 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
1311,479.97 miles (18,475.17 km) SWKalbarri 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
1411,472.35 miles (18,462.91 km) SWMullewa 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
1511,401.48 miles (18,348.86 km) SWShark 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