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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):

  • Under American control, Ninth Air Force assigned the 440th Troop Carrier Group to the base, flying C-47 Skytrain transports until the end of September.
  • 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.
  • 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 (RHE) currently has only 1 runway.
  • 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 Air Base was authorized by the French Air Ministry in 1925 and was opened in October 1928.
  • 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 base was seized by the Germans in June 1940 during the Battle of France.

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