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RDR Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: RDR / KRDR
Airport Names:
  1. Grand Forks Air Force Base
  2. Grand Forks AFB
Location: Grand Forks, North Dakota, United States
GPS Coordinates: 47°57'39"N by 97°24'3"W
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Facts about Grand Forks Air Force Base (RDR):

  • In 1973, the 319th Bomb Wing acquired the AGM-69 Short Range Attack Missile, replacing the older AGM-28 Hound Dog air-to-ground missile aboard its B-52H aircraft.
  • The DC-11 SAGE blockhouse was later the headquarters of the SAC 321st Strategic Missile Wing.
  • The furthest airport from Grand Forks Air Force Base (RDR) is Margaret River Airport (MGV), which is located 10,504 miles (16,904 kilometers) away in Margaret River, Western Australia, Australia.
  • Due to the continuance of the Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union, GFAFB was originally an Air Defense Command fighter-interceptor air base.
  • Following the departure of the last B-1B aircraft in 1994, the base transferred to the new Air Mobility Command and the 319th Bomb Wing was redesignated as the 319th Air Refueling Wing.
  • In addition to being known as "Grand Forks Air Force Base", another name for RDR is "Grand Forks AFB".
  • On 3 September 1974, the SAFSCOM Site Activation Team was relieved by the U.S.
  • Grand Forks Air Force Base is a United States Air Force installation in northeastern North Dakota, located north of Emerado and 16 miles west of Grand Forks.
  • The closest airport to Grand Forks Air Force Base (RDR) is Grand Forks International Airport (GFK), which is located only 10 miles (17 kilometers) E of RDR.

Map of Nearest Airports from Grand Forks Air Force Base:

List of Nearest Airports from Grand Forks Air Force Base:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
110.44 miles (16.81 km) EGrand Forks International Airport (GFK)Grand Forks, North Dakota, United StatesView Grand Forks International Airport on a map Set GFK as destination Airport Get more information about Grand Forks International Airport
237.05 miles (59.62 km) ESECrookston Municipal Airport (CKN)Crookston, Minnesota, United StatesView Crookston Municipal Airport on a map Set CKN as destination Airport Get more information about Crookston Municipal Airport
356.67 miles (91.20 km) EThief River Falls Regional Airport (TVF)Thief River Falls, Minnesota, United StatesView Thief River Falls Regional Airport on a map Set TVF as destination Airport Get more information about Thief River Falls Regional Airport
468.20 miles (109.76 km) NPembina Municipal Airport (PMB)Pembina, North Dakota, United StatesView Pembina Municipal Airport on a map Set PMB as destination Airport Get more information about Pembina Municipal Airport
570.43 miles (113.35 km) WDevils Lake Regional Airport (DVL)Devils Lake, North Dakota, United StatesView Devils Lake Regional Airport on a map Set DVL as destination Airport Get more information about Devils Lake Regional Airport
676.92 miles (123.79 km) SSEHector International Airport (FAR)Fargo, North Dakota, United StatesView Hector International Airport on a map Set FAR as destination Airport Get more information about Hector International Airport
792.95 miles (149.59 km) SWJamestown Regional Airport (JMS)Jamestown, North Dakota, United StatesView Jamestown Regional Airport on a map Set JMS as destination Airport Get more information about Jamestown Regional Airport
8105.78 miles (170.23 km) SEDetroit Lakes Airport (DTL)Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, United StatesView Detroit Lakes Airport on a map Set DTL as destination Airport Get more information about Detroit Lakes Airport
9115.91 miles (186.54 km) NEWarroad International Memorial Airport (RRT)Warroad, Minnesota, United StatesView Warroad International Memorial Airport on a map Set RRT as destination Airport Get more information about Warroad International Memorial Airport
10118.75 miles (191.11 km) ESEBemidji Regional Airport (BJI)Bemidji, Minnesota, United StatesView Bemidji Regional Airport on a map Set BJI as destination Airport Get more information about Bemidji Regional Airport
11124.36 miles (200.14 km) SSEHarry Stern Airport (WAH)Wahpeton, North Dakota, United StatesView Harry Stern Airport on a map Set WAH as destination Airport Get more information about Harry Stern Airport
12129.78 miles (208.86 km) SSEFergus Falls Municipal Airport (FFM)Fergus Falls, Minnesota, United StatesView Fergus Falls Municipal Airport on a map Set FFM as destination Airport Get more information about Fergus Falls Municipal Airport
13134.85 miles (217.03 km) NWinnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport (YWG)Winnipeg, Manitoba, CanadaView Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport on a map Set YWG as destination Airport Get more information about Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport
14138.60 miles (223.05 km) ENEBaudette International Airport (BDE)Baudette, Minnesota, United StatesView Baudette International Airport on a map Set BDE as destination Airport Get more information about Baudette International Airport
15139.90 miles (225.15 km) NNWPortage la Prairie/Southport Airport (YPG)Portage la Prairie, Manitoba, CanadaView Portage la Prairie/Southport Airport on a map Set YPG as destination Airport Get more information about Portage la Prairie/Southport Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Grand Forks Air Force Base:

List of Furthest Airports from Grand Forks Air Force Base:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
110,503.85 miles (16,904.27 km) WSWMargaret 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
210,479.86 miles (16,865.66 km) WSWBusselton 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
310,472.61 miles (16,853.99 km) WSWManjimup Airport (MJP)Manjimup, Western Australia, AustraliaView Manjimup Airport on a map Set MJP as destination Airport Get more information about Manjimup Airport
410,453.90 miles (16,823.87 km) WSWBunbury Airport (BUY)Bunbury, Western Australia, AustraliaView Bunbury Airport on a map Set BUY as destination Airport Get more information about Bunbury Airport
510,427.01 miles (16,780.60 km) WSWAlbany Airport (ALH)Albany, Western Australia, AustraliaView Albany Airport on a map Set ALH as destination Airport Get more information about Albany Airport
610,397.22 miles (16,732.65 km) WSWRottnest Airport (RTS)Rottnest Island, Western Australia, AustraliaView Rottnest Airport on a map Set RTS as destination Airport Get more information about Rottnest Airport
710,386.62 miles (16,715.61 km) WSWJandakot Airport (JAD)Jandakot, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jandakot Airport on a map Set JAD as destination Airport Get more information about Jandakot Airport
810,380.61 miles (16,705.93 km) WSWKatanning Airport (KNI)Katanning, Western Australia, AustraliaView Katanning Airport on a map Set KNI as destination Airport Get more information about Katanning Airport
910,375.61 miles (16,697.88 km) WSWPerth Airport (PER)Perth, Western Australia, AustraliaView Perth Airport on a map Set PER as destination Airport Get more information about Perth Airport
1010,336.89 miles (16,635.57 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
1110,276.91 miles (16,539.04 km) WSWGeraldton Airport (GET)Geraldton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Geraldton Airport on a map Set GET as destination Airport Get more information about Geraldton Airport
1210,242.01 miles (16,482.88 km) WSWMorawa Airport (MWB)Morawa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Morawa Airport on a map Set MWB as destination Airport Get more information about Morawa Airport
1310,239.13 miles (16,478.24 km) WSWKalbarri Airport (KAX)Kalbarri, Western Australia, AustraliaView Kalbarri Airport on a map Set KAX as destination Airport Get more information about Kalbarri Airport
1410,226.99 miles (16,458.70 km) WSWMullewa Airport (MXU)Mullewa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Mullewa Airport on a map Set MXU as destination Airport Get more information about Mullewa Airport
1510,211.16 miles (16,433.23 km) SESir 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