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POB Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: POB / KPOB
Airport Name: Pope Field
Location: Fayetteville, North Carolina, United States
GPS Coordinates: 35°10'14"N by 79°0'51"W
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Facts about Pope Field (POB):

  • In addition, the USAF 18th Air Support Operations Group, 427th Special Operations Squadron, 21st Special Tactics Squadron, 24th Special Tactics Squadron, and Air Force Combat Control School operate from Pope Field.
  • The tempo of activities at Pope quickened with the outbreak of World War II.
  • The 464th received the Mackay Trophy for the dramatic RED DRAGON/DRAGON ROUGE and BLACK DRAGON/DRAGON NOIR hostage rescue missions in the Congo in 1964.
  • The closest airport to Pope Field (POB) is Simmons Army Airfield (FBG), which is located only 5 miles (8 kilometers) ESE of POB.
  • The furthest airport from Pope Field (POB) is Margaret River Airport (MGV), which is located 11,630 miles (18,716 kilometers) away in Margaret River, Western Australia, Australia.
  • During the Vietnam War, Pope was the destination for the bodies of servicemen killed in Southeast Asia.
  • The USAF 440th Airlift Wing is a United States Air Force Reserve unit performs airfield operations to include airfield management, weather forecasting, airfield tower control, airfield navigation and landing systems’ maintenance.

Map of Nearest Airports from Pope Field:

List of Nearest Airports from Pope Field:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
15.16 miles (8.31 km) ESESimmons Army Airfield (FBG)Fort Bragg, North Carolina, United StatesView Simmons Army Airfield on a map View satellite image of Simmons Army Airfield Set FBG as destination Airport Get more information about Simmons Army Airfield
214.55 miles (23.42 km) SSEFayetteville Regional Airport (FAY)Fayetteville, North Carolina, United StatesView Fayetteville Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Fayetteville Regional Airport Set FAY as destination Airport Get more information about Fayetteville Regional Airport
321.75 miles (35.01 km) WNWMoore County Airport (SOP)Pinehurst / Southern Pines, North Carolina, United StatesView Moore County Airport on a map View satellite image of Moore County Airport Set SOP as destination Airport Get more information about Moore County Airport
428.84 miles (46.42 km) WSWMackall Army Airfield (HFF)Camp Mackall, North Carolina, United StatesView Mackall Army Airfield on a map View satellite image of Mackall Army Airfield Set HFF as destination Airport Get more information about Mackall Army Airfield
532.88 miles (52.91 km) SWLaurinburg-Maxton Airport (MXE)Maxton, North Carolina, United StatesView Laurinburg-Maxton Airport on a map View satellite image of Laurinburg-Maxton Airport Set MXE as destination Airport Get more information about Laurinburg-Maxton Airport
638.85 miles (62.53 km) SLumberton Municipal Airport (LBT)Lumberton, North Carolina, United StatesView Lumberton Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Lumberton Municipal Airport Set LBT as destination Airport Get more information about Lumberton Municipal Airport
739.11 miles (62.94 km) ESEClinton-Sampson County Airport (CTZ)Clinton, North Carolina, United StatesView Clinton-Sampson County Airport on a map View satellite image of Clinton-Sampson County Airport Set CTZ as destination Airport Get more information about Clinton-Sampson County Airport
850.49 miles (81.25 km) NNERaleigh–Durham International Airport (RDU)Raleigh / Durham, North Carolina, United StatesView Raleigh–Durham International Airport on a map View satellite image of Raleigh–Durham International Airport Set RDU as destination Airport Get more information about Raleigh–Durham International Airport
953.76 miles (86.51 km) SSWDillon County Airport (DLL)Dillon, South Carolina, United StatesView Dillon County Airport on a map View satellite image of Dillon County Airport Set DLL as destination Airport Get more information about Dillon County Airport
1055.72 miles (89.67 km) SWMarlboro County Jetport (BTN)Bennettsville, South Carolina, United StatesView Marlboro County Jetport on a map View satellite image of Marlboro County Jetport Set BTN as destination Airport Get more information about Marlboro County Jetport
1160.59 miles (97.51 km) ENESeymour Johnson Air Force Base (GSB)Goldsboro, North Carolina, United StatesView Seymour Johnson Air Force Base on a map View satellite image of Seymour Johnson Air Force Base Set GSB as destination Airport Get more information about Seymour Johnson Air Force Base
1262.06 miles (99.87 km) WSWCheraw Municipal Airport (HCW)Cheraw, South Carolina, United StatesView Cheraw Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Cheraw Municipal Airport Set HCW as destination Airport Get more information about Cheraw Municipal Airport
1370.33 miles (113.19 km) NNETriangle North Executive Airport (Franklin County Airport) (LFN)Louisburg, North Carolina, United StatesView Triangle North Executive Airport (Franklin County Airport) on a map View satellite image of Triangle North Executive Airport (Franklin County Airport) Set LFN as destination Airport Get more information about Triangle North Executive Airport (Franklin County Airport)
1478.92 miles (127.01 km) NERocky Mount–Wilson Regional Airport (RWI)Rocky Mount, North Carolina, United StatesView Rocky Mount–Wilson Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Rocky Mount–Wilson Regional Airport Set RWI as destination Airport Get more information about Rocky Mount–Wilson Regional Airport
1579.13 miles (127.35 km) SSWFlorence Regional Airport (FLO)Florence, South Carolina, United StatesView Florence Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Florence Regional Airport Set FLO as destination Airport Get more information about Florence Regional Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Pope Field:

List of Furthest Airports from Pope Field:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,629.71 miles (18,716.16 km) WMargaret 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
211,609.68 miles (18,683.92 km) WBusselton 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
311,589.70 miles (18,651.77 km) WBunbury 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
411,574.69 miles (18,627.62 km) WManjimup 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
511,571.96 miles (18,623.22 km) WRottnest 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
611,554.95 miles (18,595.84 km) WJandakot 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
711,553.71 miles (18,593.85 km) WSWJurien 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
811,546.76 miles (18,582.67 km) WPerth 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
911,521.17 miles (18,541.48 km) WSWGeraldton 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
1011,500.37 miles (18,508.00 km) WSWKalbarri 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
1111,486.30 miles (18,485.37 km) WAlbany 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
1211,482.58 miles (18,479.38 km) WKatanning 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
1311,467.73 miles (18,455.47 km) WSWMullewa 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
1411,467.05 miles (18,454.39 km) WSWMorawa 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
1511,452.26 miles (18,430.59 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