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NHZ Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: NHZ / KNHZ
Airport Name: Naval Air Station Brunswick
Location: Brunswick, Maine, United States
GPS Coordinates: 43°53'31"N by 69°56'18"W
Operator/Owner: United States Navy
Airport Type: Military: Naval Air Station
Elevation: 75 feet (23 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Naval Air Station Brunswick (NHZ):

  • Naval Air Station Brunswick (NHZ) has 2 runways.
  • On June 15, 1950, North Korea on Chinese authorization crossed the 38th parallel and invaded their neighbors in South Korea.
  • The furthest airport from Naval Air Station Brunswick (NHZ) is Margaret River Airport (MGV), which is located 11,697 miles (18,825 kilometers) away in Margaret River, Western Australia, Australia.
  • On August 2 of 1990, Iraqi President Saddam Hussein launched an invasion on the neighboring country of Kuwait.
  • The closest airport to Naval Air Station Brunswick (NHZ) is Wiscasset Airport (ISS), which is located only 12 miles (20 kilometers) ENE of NHZ.
  • The base closed on May 31, 2011, as per the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure committee decision.
  • In 1962, NAS Brunswick and Fleet Air Wing Five began the transition to the P-3A Orion marking the beginning of a new era in Naval Patrol Aviation.
  • In May 2008, Captain Will Fitzgerald relieved Captain George Womack, becoming NAS Brunswick’s 36th and final Commanding Officer, and was tasked with the responsibility of closing the base.
  • Because of Naval Air Station Brunswick's relatively low elevation of 75 feet, planes can take off or land at Naval Air Station Brunswick 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.

Map of Nearest Airports from Naval Air Station Brunswick:

List of Nearest Airports from Naval Air Station Brunswick:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112.22 miles (19.67 km) ENEWiscasset Airport (ISS)Wiscasset, Maine, United StatesView Wiscasset Airport on a map Set ISS as destination Airport Get more information about Wiscasset Airport
220.27 miles (32.63 km) WNWAuburn/Lewiston Municipal Airport (LEW)Auburn/Lewiston, Maine, United StatesView Auburn/Lewiston Municipal Airport on a map Set LEW as destination Airport Get more information about Auburn/Lewiston Municipal Airport
325.12 miles (40.43 km) SWPortland International Jetport (PWM)Portland, Maine, United StatesView Portland International Jetport on a map Set PWM as destination Airport Get more information about Portland International Jetport
430.42 miles (48.95 km) NNEAugusta State Airport (AUG)Augusta, Maine, United StatesView Augusta State Airport on a map Set AUG as destination Airport Get more information about Augusta State Airport
543.32 miles (69.71 km) ENEKnox County Regional Airport (RKD)Rockland, Maine, United StatesView Knox County Regional Airport on a map Set RKD as destination Airport Get more information about Knox County Regional Airport
646.17 miles (74.31 km) NNEWaterville Robert Lafleur Airport (WVL)Waterville, Maine, United StatesView Waterville Robert Lafleur Airport on a map Set WVL as destination Airport Get more information about Waterville Robert Lafleur Airport
750.67 miles (81.54 km) WEastern Slopes Regional Airport (FRY)Fryeburg, Maine, United StatesView Eastern Slopes Regional Airport on a map Set FRY as destination Airport Get more information about Eastern Slopes Regional Airport
851.63 miles (83.09 km) SWSanford Seacoast Regional Airport (SFM)Sanford, Maine, United StatesView Sanford Seacoast Regional Airport on a map Set SFM as destination Airport Get more information about Sanford Seacoast Regional Airport
956.99 miles (91.72 km) NCentral Maine Airport of Norridgewock (OWK)Norridgewock, Maine, United StatesView Central Maine Airport of Norridgewock on a map Set OWK as destination Airport Get more information about Central Maine Airport of Norridgewock
1071.63 miles (115.28 km) SWPortsmouth International Airport at Pease (PSM)Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United StatesView Portsmouth International Airport at Pease on a map Set PSM as destination Airport Get more information about Portsmouth International Airport at Pease
1177.13 miles (124.12 km) WSWLaconia Municipal Airport (LCI)Laconia, New Hampshire, United StatesView Laconia Municipal Airport on a map Set LCI as destination Airport Get more information about Laconia Municipal Airport
1277.32 miles (124.44 km) NWBerlin Regional Airport (BML)Berlin, New Hampshire, United StatesView Berlin Regional Airport on a map Set BML as destination Airport Get more information about Berlin Regional Airport
1383.71 miles (134.72 km) NEBangor International Airport (BGR)Bangor, Maine, United StatesView Bangor International Airport on a map Set BGR as destination Airport Get more information about Bangor International Airport
1486.14 miles (138.64 km) WNWMount Washington Regional Airport (HIE)Whitefield, New Hampshire, United StatesView Mount Washington Regional Airport on a map Set HIE as destination Airport Get more information about Mount Washington Regional Airport
1587.13 miles (140.21 km) ENEHancock County-Bar Harbor Airport (BHB)Bar Harbor, Maine, United StatesView Hancock County-Bar Harbor Airport on a map Set BHB as destination Airport Get more information about Hancock County-Bar Harbor Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Naval Air Station Brunswick:

List of Furthest Airports from Naval Air Station Brunswick:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,697.47 miles (18,825.21 km) SSWMargaret 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
211,696.56 miles (18,823.74 km) SSWManjimup Airport (MJP)Manjimup, Western Australia, AustraliaView Manjimup Airport on a map Set MJP as destination Airport Get more information about Manjimup Airport
311,693.72 miles (18,819.18 km) SWAlbany Airport (ALH)Albany, Western Australia, AustraliaView Albany Airport on a map Set ALH as destination Airport Get more information about Albany Airport
411,675.77 miles (18,790.28 km) SSWBusselton 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
511,650.15 miles (18,749.05 km) SSWBunbury Airport (BUY)Bunbury, Western Australia, AustraliaView Bunbury Airport on a map Set BUY as destination Airport Get more information about Bunbury Airport
611,623.29 miles (18,705.83 km) SSWKatanning Airport (KNI)Katanning, Western Australia, AustraliaView Katanning Airport on a map Set KNI as destination Airport Get more information about Katanning Airport
711,563.56 miles (18,609.70 km) SSWRottnest Airport (RTS)Rottnest Island, Western Australia, AustraliaView Rottnest Airport on a map Set RTS as destination Airport Get more information about Rottnest Airport
811,563.01 miles (18,608.82 km) SSWJandakot Airport (JAD)Jandakot, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jandakot Airport on a map Set JAD as destination Airport Get more information about Jandakot Airport
911,551.10 miles (18,589.64 km) SSWPerth Airport (PER)Perth, Western Australia, AustraliaView Perth Airport on a map Set PER as destination Airport Get more information about Perth Airport
1011,490.77 miles (18,492.55 km) SWEsperance Airport (EPR)Esperance, AustraliaView Esperance Airport on a map Set EPR as destination Airport Get more information about Esperance Airport
1111,458.90 miles (18,441.27 km) SSWJurien 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
1211,369.96 miles (18,298.14 km) SSWMorawa Airport (MWB)Morawa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Morawa Airport on a map Set MWB as destination Airport Get more information about Morawa Airport
1311,362.67 miles (18,286.39 km) SSWGeraldton Airport (GET)Geraldton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Geraldton Airport on a map Set GET as destination Airport Get more information about Geraldton Airport
1411,357.59 miles (18,278.22 km) SWKambalda Airport (KDB)Kambalda, Western Australia, AustraliaView Kambalda Airport on a map Set KDB as destination Airport Get more information about Kambalda Airport
1511,351.14 miles (18,267.84 km) SSWWindarling Airport (WRN)Windarling, AustraliaView Windarling Airport on a map Set WRN as destination Airport Get more information about Windarling Airport