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OBU Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: OBU /
Airport Names:
  1. Kobuk Airport
  2. PAOB
Location: Kobuk, Alaska, United States
GPS Coordinates: 66°54'43"N by 156°53'49"W
Area Served: Kobuk, Alaska
Operator/Owner: State of Alaska DOT&PF
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 142 feet (43 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Kobuk Airport (OBU):

  • Kobuk Airport is a state owned, public use airport located in Kobuk, a city in the Northwest Arctic Borough of the U.S.
  • Kobuk Airport (OBU) currently has only 1 runway.
  • In addition to being known as "Kobuk Airport", another name for OBU is "PAOB".
  • The closest airport to Kobuk Airport (OBU) is Dahl Creek Airport (DCK), which is located only 2 miles (3 kilometers) N of OBU.
  • Because of Kobuk Airport's relatively low elevation of 142 feet, planes can take off or land at Kobuk 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.
  • The furthest airport from Kobuk Airport (OBU) is George Airport (GRJ), which is located 10,163 miles (16,356 kilometers) away in George, South Africa.

Map of Nearest Airports from Kobuk Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Kobuk Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
12.16 miles (3.47 km) NDahl Creek Airport (DCK)Dahl Creek, Alaska, United StatesView Dahl Creek Airport on a map View satellite image of Dahl Creek Airport Set DCK as destination Airport Get more information about Dahl Creek Airport
27.38 miles (11.88 km) WSWShungnak Airport (SHG)Shungnak, Alaska, United StatesView Shungnak Airport on a map View satellite image of Shungnak Airport Set SHG as destination Airport Get more information about Shungnak Airport
329.18 miles (46.96 km) WNWAmbler Airport (ABL)Ambler, Alaska, United StatesView Ambler Airport on a map View satellite image of Ambler Airport Set ABL as destination Airport Get more information about Ambler Airport
485.27 miles (137.22 km) SHuslia Airport (HSL)Huslia, Alaska, United StatesView Huslia Airport on a map View satellite image of Huslia Airport Set HSL as destination Airport Get more information about Huslia Airport
586.93 miles (139.90 km) WSWSelawik Airport (WLK)Selawik, Alaska, United StatesView Selawik Airport on a map View satellite image of Selawik Airport Set WLK as destination Airport Get more information about Selawik Airport
694.38 miles (151.88 km) SEHughes Airport (HUS)Hughes, Alaska, United StatesView Hughes Airport on a map View satellite image of Hughes Airport Set HUS as destination Airport Get more information about Hughes Airport
795.86 miles (154.27 km) WBob Baker Memorial Airport (IAN)Kiana, Alaska, United StatesView Bob Baker Memorial Airport on a map View satellite image of Bob Baker Memorial Airport Set IAN as destination Airport Get more information about Bob Baker Memorial Airport
8108.63 miles (174.83 km) SEIndian Mountain LRRS Airport (UTO)Utopia Creek, Alaska, United StatesView Indian Mountain LRRS Airport on a map View satellite image of Indian Mountain LRRS Airport Set UTO as destination Airport Get more information about Indian Mountain LRRS Airport
9112.15 miles (180.49 km) WRobert (Bob) Curtis Memorial Airport (ORV)Noorvik, Alaska, United StatesView Robert (Bob) Curtis Memorial Airport on a map View satellite image of Robert (Bob) Curtis Memorial Airport Set ORV as destination Airport Get more information about Robert (Bob) Curtis Memorial Airport
10119.28 miles (191.97 km) EAllakaket Airport (AET)Allakaket, Alaska, United StatesView Allakaket Airport on a map View satellite image of Allakaket Airport Set AET as destination Airport Get more information about Allakaket Airport
11133.81 miles (215.34 km) WSWBuckland Airport (BKC)Buckland, Alaska, United StatesView Buckland Airport on a map View satellite image of Buckland Airport Set BKC as destination Airport Get more information about Buckland Airport
12142.65 miles (229.57 km) SKoyukuk Airport (KYU)Koyukuk, Alaska, United StatesView Koyukuk Airport on a map View satellite image of Koyukuk Airport Set KYU as destination Airport Get more information about Koyukuk Airport
13145.39 miles (233.99 km) EBettles Airport (BTT)Bettles, Alaska, United StatesView Bettles Airport on a map View satellite image of Bettles Airport Set BTT as destination Airport Get more information about Bettles Airport
14150.36 miles (241.98 km) SEdward G. Pitka Sr. Airport (GAL)Galena, Alaska, United StatesView Edward G. Pitka Sr. Airport on a map View satellite image of Edward G. Pitka Sr. Airport Set GAL as destination Airport Get more information about Edward G. Pitka Sr. Airport
15154.44 miles (248.55 km) SSWNulato Airport (NUL)Nulato, Alaska, United StatesView Nulato Airport on a map View satellite image of Nulato Airport Set NUL as destination Airport Get more information about Nulato Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Kobuk Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Kobuk Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
110,163.06 miles (16,355.81 km) SGeorge Airport (GRJ)George, South AfricaView George Airport on a map View satellite image of George Airport Set GRJ as destination Airport Get more information about George Airport
210,159.46 miles (16,350.03 km) SPort Elizabeth International Airport (PLZ)Port Elizabeth, South AfricaView Port Elizabeth International Airport on a map View satellite image of Port Elizabeth International Airport Set PLZ as destination Airport Get more information about Port Elizabeth International Airport
310,157.97 miles (16,347.63 km) ESETeniente Rodolfo Marsh Airport (TNM)Villa Las Estrellas, AntarcticaView Teniente Rodolfo Marsh Airport on a map View satellite image of Teniente Rodolfo Marsh Airport Set TNM as destination Airport Get more information about Teniente Rodolfo Marsh Airport
410,153.37 miles (16,340.22 km) SCape Town International Airport (CPT)Cape Town, South AfricaView Cape Town International Airport on a map View satellite image of Cape Town International Airport Set CPT as destination Airport Get more information about Cape Town International Airport
510,126.87 miles (16,297.58 km) SPort Alfred Airport (AFD)Port Alfred, South AfricaView Port Alfred Airport on a map View satellite image of Port Alfred Airport Set AFD as destination Airport Get more information about Port Alfred Airport
610,088.21 miles (16,235.36 km) SEast London Airport (ELS)East London, South AfricaView East London Airport on a map View satellite image of East London Airport Set ELS as destination Airport Get more information about East London Airport
79,982.47 miles (16,065.19 km) SMthatha Airport (UTT)Mthatha, South AfricaView Mthatha Airport on a map View satellite image of Mthatha Airport Set UTT as destination Airport Get more information about Mthatha Airport
89,927.79 miles (15,977.19 km) SMargate Airport (MGH)Margate, KwaZulu-Natal, South AfricaView Margate Airport on a map View satellite image of Margate Airport Set MGH as destination Airport Get more information about Margate Airport
99,868.40 miles (15,881.61 km) SLebakeng Airport (LEF)Lebakeng, LesothoView Lebakeng Airport on a map View satellite image of Lebakeng Airport Set LEF as destination Airport Get more information about Lebakeng Airport
109,866.90 miles (15,879.19 km) SSemonkong Airport (SOK)Semonkong, LesothoView Semonkong Airport on a map View satellite image of Semonkong Airport Set SOK as destination Airport Get more information about Semonkong Airport
119,866.83 miles (15,879.08 km) SMafeteng Airport (MFC)Mafeteng, LesothoView Mafeteng Airport on a map View satellite image of Mafeteng Airport Set MFC as destination Airport Get more information about Mafeteng Airport
129,860.16 miles (15,868.35 km) SLesobeng Airport (LES)Lesobeng, LesothoView Lesobeng Airport on a map View satellite image of Lesobeng Airport Set LES as destination Airport Get more information about Lesobeng Airport
139,852.30 miles (15,855.71 km) SKleinsee Airport (KLZ)Kleinzee, South AfricaView Kleinsee Airport on a map View satellite image of Kleinsee Airport Set KLZ as destination Airport Get more information about Kleinsee Airport
149,844.01 miles (15,842.36 km) SPietermaritzburg Airport (PZB)Pietermaritzburg, South AfricaView Pietermaritzburg Airport on a map View satellite image of Pietermaritzburg Airport Set PZB as destination Airport Get more information about Pietermaritzburg Airport
159,842.56 miles (15,840.03 km) SMoshoeshoe I International Airport (MSU)Maseru, LesothoView Moshoeshoe I International Airport on a map View satellite image of Moshoeshoe I International Airport Set MSU as destination Airport Get more information about Moshoeshoe I International Airport