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RHE Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: RHE / LFSR
Airport Names:
  1. Reims-Champagne Air Base
  2. Base aérienne 112Advanced Landing Ground (ALG) A-62
Location: Reims, France
GPS Coordinates: 49°18'37"N by 4°3'2"E
Area Served: Reims, France
Operator/Owner: Government of France
Airport Type: Military
Elevation: 314 feet (96 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Reims-Champagne Air Base (RHE):

  • In 2008 it was announced that the base would be closed.
  • It was liberated by Allied ground forces 30 August 1944 during the Northern France Campaign.
  • The closest airport to Reims-Champagne Air Base (RHE) is Château-Thierry - Belleau Aerodrome (XCY), which is located 36 miles (57 kilometers) WSW of RHE.
  • Reims-Champagne Air Base (RHE) currently has only 1 runway.
  • The base was seized by the Germans in June 1940 during the Battle of France.
  • In addition to being known as "Reims-Champagne Air Base", another name for RHE is "Base aérienne 112Advanced Landing Ground (ALG) A-62".
  • Reims – Champagne Air Base is a former Front-line French Air Force NATO air base.
  • Because of Reims-Champagne Air Base's relatively low elevation of 314 feet, planes can take off or land at Reims-Champagne Air Base 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 Reims-Champagne Air Base (RHE) is Chatham Islands (CHT), which is nearly antipodal to Reims-Champagne Air Base (meaning Reims-Champagne Air Base is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Chatham Islands), and is located 12,056 miles (19,402 kilometers) away in Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New Zealand.

Map of Nearest Airports from Reims-Champagne Air Base:

List of Nearest Airports from Reims-Champagne Air Base:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
135.62 miles (57.33 km) WSWChâteau-Thierry - Belleau Aerodrome (XCY)Château-Thierry, FranceView Château-Thierry - Belleau Aerodrome on a map Set XCY as destination Airport Get more information about Château-Thierry - Belleau Aerodrome
237.76 miles (60.77 km) SChâlons Vatry Airport (XCR)Vatry, FranceView Châlons Vatry Airport on a map Set XCR as destination Airport Get more information about Châlons Vatry Airport
368.32 miles (109.96 km) STroyes - Barberey Airport (QYR)Troyes, FranceView Troyes - Barberey Airport on a map Set QYR as destination Airport Get more information about Troyes - Barberey Airport
471.02 miles (114.29 km) WSWParis Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG)Paris, FranceView Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport on a map Set CDG as destination Airport Get more information about Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport
574.91 miles (120.56 km) NNWValenciennes-Denain Airport (XVS)Valenciennes, FranceView Valenciennes-Denain Airport on a map Set XVS as destination Airport Get more information about Valenciennes-Denain Airport
676.46 miles (123.06 km) WSWParis–Le Bourget Airport (LBG)Le Bourget (near Paris), FranceView Paris–Le Bourget Airport on a map Set LBG as destination Airport Get more information about Paris–Le Bourget Airport
781.43 miles (131.05 km) NNEBrussels South Charleroi Airport (CRL)Charleroi, Wallonia, BelgiumView Brussels South Charleroi Airport on a map Set CRL as destination Airport Get more information about Brussels South Charleroi Airport
884.05 miles (135.27 km) WNWAmiens - Glisy Aerodrome (QAM)Amiens, FranceView Amiens - Glisy Aerodrome on a map Set QAM as destination Airport Get more information about Amiens - Glisy Aerodrome
985.91 miles (138.26 km) WSWParis Orly Airport (ORY)Paris-Orly, Paris, FranceView Paris Orly Airport on a map Set ORY as destination Airport Get more information about Paris Orly Airport
1087.74 miles (141.20 km) WBeauvais–Tillé Airport (BVA)Beauvais, FranceView Beauvais–Tillé Airport on a map Set BVA as destination Airport Get more information about Beauvais–Tillé Airport
1189.44 miles (143.94 km) NWArras - Roclincourt Airport (QRV)Arras / Roclincourt, FranceView Arras - Roclincourt Airport on a map Set QRV as destination Airport Get more information about Arras - Roclincourt Airport
1296.19 miles (154.80 km) WSWToussus-le-Noble Airport (TNF)Toussus-le-Noble, FranceView Toussus-le-Noble Airport on a map Set TNF as destination Airport Get more information about Toussus-le-Noble Airport
1396.61 miles (155.47 km) NNWLille Airport (LIL)Lille, FranceView Lille Airport on a map Set LIL as destination Airport Get more information about Lille Airport
1499.09 miles (159.47 km) ENELuxembourg Airport (LUX)Luxembourg-Findel, LuxembourgView Luxembourg Airport on a map Set LUX as destination Airport Get more information about Luxembourg Airport
15101.86 miles (163.93 km) ESEMetz–Nancy–Lorraine Airport (ETZ)Lorraine, FranceView Metz–Nancy–Lorraine Airport on a map Set ETZ as destination Airport Get more information about Metz–Nancy–Lorraine Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Reims-Champagne Air Base:

List of Furthest Airports from Reims-Champagne Air Base:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,056.00 miles (19,402.21 km) SChatham Islands (CHT)Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New ZealandView Chatham Islands on a map Set CHT as destination Airport Get more information about Chatham Islands
211,758.71 miles (18,923.77 km) ESEOamaru Airport (OAM)Oamaru, North Otago, New ZealandView Oamaru Airport on a map Set OAM as destination Airport Get more information about Oamaru Airport
311,757.59 miles (18,921.96 km) ESEChristchurch International Airport (CHC)Christchurch, New ZealandView Christchurch International Airport on a map Set CHC as destination Airport Get more information about Christchurch International Airport
411,751.84 miles (18,912.71 km) ESEDunedin International Airport (DUD)Dunedin, Otago, New ZealandView Dunedin International Airport on a map Set DUD as destination Airport Get more information about Dunedin International Airport
511,746.78 miles (18,904.56 km) ESEAshburton Aerodrome (ASG)Ashburton, New ZealandView Ashburton Aerodrome on a map Set ASG as destination Airport Get more information about Ashburton Aerodrome
611,745.87 miles (18,903.10 km) SEKaikoura Aerodrome (KBZ)Kaikoura, New ZealandView Kaikoura Aerodrome on a map Set KBZ as destination Airport Get more information about Kaikoura Aerodrome
711,739.84 miles (18,893.39 km) ESERichard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) (TIU)Timaru, New ZealandView Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) on a map Set TIU as destination Airport Get more information about Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport)
811,730.68 miles (18,878.65 km) SEHood Aerodrome (MRO)Masterton, New ZealandView Hood Aerodrome on a map Set MRO as destination Airport Get more information about Hood Aerodrome
911,726.55 miles (18,872.01 km) SEWellington International Airport (WLG)Wellington, New ZealandView Wellington International Airport on a map Set WLG as destination Airport Get more information about Wellington International Airport
1011,708.14 miles (18,842.38 km) SEKapiti Coast Airport (PPQ)Paraparaumu Beach, New ZealandView Kapiti Coast Airport on a map Set PPQ as destination Airport Get more information about Kapiti Coast Airport
1111,707.56 miles (18,841.44 km) SEWoodbourne Airport (BHE)Blenheim, New ZealandView Woodbourne Airport on a map Set BHE as destination Airport Get more information about Woodbourne Airport
1211,694.13 miles (18,819.83 km) ESEAlexandra Aerodrome (ALR)Alexandra, New ZealandView Alexandra Aerodrome on a map Set ALR as destination Airport Get more information about Alexandra Aerodrome
1311,691.72 miles (18,815.96 km) SEPalmerston North Airport (PMR)Palmerston North, New ZealandView Palmerston North Airport on a map Set PMR as destination Airport Get more information about Palmerston North Airport
1411,683.86 miles (18,803.30 km) ERyan's Creek Aerodrome (SZS)Stewart Island, New ZealandView Ryan's Creek Aerodrome on a map Set SZS as destination Airport Get more information about Ryan's Creek Aerodrome
1511,681.82 miles (18,800.03 km) EInvercargill Airport (IVC)Invercargill, New ZealandView Invercargill Airport on a map Set IVC as destination Airport Get more information about Invercargill Airport