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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 December 1992, C-130s from the 2d Airlift Squadron deployed to Mombasa, Kenya, to participate in Operation PROVIDE RELIEF.
  • In August 1971, the 464th inactivated and the 317th Tactical Airlift Wing administratively moved to Pope AFB from Lockbourne AFB, Ohio.
  • After the war, Pope Field became Pope Air Force Base with the creation of the United States Air Force on 18 September 1947.
  • The drop zones, low-level routes, and dirt landing zones at Fort Bragg became familiar to many men bound for Southeast Asia.
  • The tempo of activities at Pope quickened with the outbreak of World War II.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Set MJK as destination Airport Get more information about Shark Bay Airport