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RCA Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: RCA / KRCA
Airport Names:
  1. Ellsworth Air Force Base
  2. Ellsworth AFB
Location: Rapid City, South Dakota, United States
GPS Coordinates: 44°8'47"N by 103°4'28"W
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Facts about Ellsworth Air Force Base (RCA):

  • An Army Air-Defense Command Post was established at Ellsworth in 1960 for Nike missile command-and-control functions.
  • In October 1960, Ellsworth entered the "Space Age," with the activation of the 850th Strategic Missile Squadron, initially assigned to the 28 BMW.
  • The furthest airport from Ellsworth Air Force Base (RCA) is Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport (RRG), which is located 10,579 miles (17,026 kilometers) away in Rodrigues Island, Mauritius.
  • In addition to being known as "Ellsworth Air Force Base", another name for RCA is "Ellsworth AFB".
  • The closest airport to Ellsworth Air Force Base (RCA) is Rapid City Regional Airport (RAP), which is located only 7 miles (11 kilometers) S of RCA.
  • When operations resumed in 1947 the base was a new United States Air Force asset.

Map of Nearest Airports from Ellsworth Air Force Base:

List of Nearest Airports from Ellsworth Air Force Base:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
17.04 miles (11.33 km) SRapid City Regional Airport (RAP)Rapid City, South Dakota, United StatesView Rapid City Regional Airport on a map Set RAP as destination Airport Get more information about Rapid City Regional Airport
241.93 miles (67.49 km) WNWBlack Hills Airport (SPF)Spearfish, South Dakota, United StatesView Black Hills Airport on a map Set SPF as destination Airport Get more information about Black Hills Airport
382.62 miles (132.96 km) SSEPine Ridge Airport (XPR)Pine Ridge, South Dakota, United StatesView Pine Ridge Airport on a map Set XPR as destination Airport Get more information about Pine Ridge Airport
490.44 miles (145.55 km) SChadron Municipal Airport (CDR)Chadron, Nebraska, United StatesView Chadron Municipal Airport on a map Set CDR as destination Airport Get more information about Chadron Municipal Airport
5122.78 miles (197.60 km) WGillette–Campbell County Airport (GCC)Gillette, Wyoming, United StatesView Gillette–Campbell County Airport on a map Set GCC as destination Airport Get more information about Gillette–Campbell County Airport
6138.94 miles (223.59 km) EPierre Regional Airport (PIR)Pierre, South Dakota, United StatesView Pierre Regional Airport on a map Set PIR as destination Airport Get more information about Pierre Regional Airport
7142.03 miles (228.58 km) NBowman Municipal Airport (BWM)Bowman, North Dakota, United StatesView Bowman Municipal Airport on a map Set BWM as destination Airport Get more information about Bowman Municipal Airport
8145.26 miles (233.77 km) SAlliance Municipal Airport (AIA)Alliance, Nebraska, United StatesView Alliance Municipal Airport on a map Set AIA as destination Airport Get more information about Alliance Municipal Airport
9148.71 miles (239.33 km) SWConverse County Airport (DGW)Douglas, Wyoming, United StatesView Converse County Airport on a map Set DGW as destination Airport Get more information about Converse County Airport
10153.78 miles (247.49 km) SSWTorrington Municipal Airport (TOR)Torrington, Wyoming, United StatesView Torrington Municipal Airport on a map Set TOR as destination Airport Get more information about Torrington Municipal Airport
11154.79 miles (249.12 km) SEMiller Field (VTN)Valentine, Nebraska, United StatesView Miller Field on a map Set VTN as destination Airport Get more information about Miller Field
12159.20 miles (256.21 km) SWestern Nebraska Regional Airport (BFF)Scottsbluff, Nebraska, United StatesView Western Nebraska Regional Airport on a map Set BFF as destination Airport Get more information about Western Nebraska Regional Airport
13162.60 miles (261.68 km) NEMobridge Municipal Airport (MBG)Mobridge, South Dakota, United StatesView Mobridge Municipal Airport on a map Set MBG as destination Airport Get more information about Mobridge Municipal Airport
14183.63 miles (295.52 km) NDickinson Theodore Roosevelt Regional Airport (DIK)Dickinson, North Dakota, United StatesView Dickinson Theodore Roosevelt Regional Airport on a map Set DIK as destination Airport Get more information about Dickinson Theodore Roosevelt Regional Airport
15188.89 miles (303.99 km) SEAinsworth Regional Airport (ANW)Ainsworth, Nebraska, United StatesView Ainsworth Regional Airport on a map Set ANW as destination Airport Get more information about Ainsworth Regional Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Ellsworth Air Force Base:

List of Furthest Airports from Ellsworth Air Force Base:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
110,579.32 miles (17,025.72 km) SSESir Gaëtan Duval Airport (RRG)Rodrigues Island, MauritiusView Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport on a map Set RRG as destination Airport Get more information about Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport
210,460.72 miles (16,834.85 km) SESir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport (MRU)Plaisance, MauritiusView Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport on a map Set MRU as destination Airport Get more information about Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport
310,437.71 miles (16,797.83 km) SEPierrefonds Airport (ZSE)Saint-Pierre, RéunionView Pierrefonds Airport on a map Set ZSE as destination Airport Get more information about Pierrefonds Airport
410,415.77 miles (16,762.51 km) SERoland Garros Airport (RUN)St Denis, Réunion, FranceView Roland Garros Airport on a map Set RUN as destination Airport Get more information about Roland Garros Airport
510,301.11 miles (16,577.99 km) ESETôlanaro Airport (FTU)Tôlanaro, MadagascarView Tôlanaro Airport on a map Set FTU as destination Airport Get more information about Tôlanaro Airport
610,292.17 miles (16,563.61 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
710,268.77 miles (16,525.95 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
810,252.53 miles (16,499.80 km) WManjimup Airport (MJP)Manjimup, Western Australia, AustraliaView Manjimup Airport on a map Set MJP as destination Airport Get more information about Manjimup Airport
910,244.09 miles (16,486.22 km) WBunbury Airport (BUY)Bunbury, Western Australia, AustraliaView Bunbury Airport on a map Set BUY as destination Airport Get more information about Bunbury Airport
1010,200.19 miles (16,415.58 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
1110,193.03 miles (16,404.05 km) WAlbany Airport (ALH)Albany, Western Australia, AustraliaView Albany Airport on a map Set ALH as destination Airport Get more information about Albany Airport
1210,186.88 miles (16,394.16 km) WJandakot Airport (JAD)Jandakot, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jandakot Airport on a map Set JAD as destination Airport Get more information about Jandakot Airport
1310,186.40 miles (16,393.38 km) ESEAmpanihy Airport (AMP)Ampanihy, MadagascarView Ampanihy Airport on a map Set AMP as destination Airport Get more information about Ampanihy Airport
1410,176.73 miles (16,377.83 km) WPerth Airport (PER)Perth, Western Australia, AustraliaView Perth Airport on a map Set PER as destination Airport Get more information about Perth Airport
1510,162.30 miles (16,354.60 km) SEMananjary Airport (MNJ)Mananjary, MadagascarView Mananjary Airport on a map Set MNJ as destination Airport Get more information about Mananjary Airport