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RKD Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: RKD / KRKD
Airport Name: Knox County Regional Airport
Location: Rockland, Maine, United States
GPS Coordinates: 44°3'36"N by 69°5'57"W
Area Served: Rockland, Maine
Operator/Owner: Knox County
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 56 feet (17 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Knox County Regional Airport (RKD):

  • Because of Knox County Regional Airport's relatively low elevation of 56 feet, planes can take off or land at Knox County Regional Airport 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 airport was built during World War II and became locally known as the "Ash Point Naval Air Station" while officially operating as Rockland Naval Auxiliary Air Facility from April 15, 1943 until February 1, 1946.
  • The closest airport to Knox County Regional Airport (RKD) is Wiscasset Airport (ISS), which is located 31 miles (50 kilometers) WSW of RKD.
  • During the summer months, the airport is one of Maine's busiest, with significant private jet operations bringing visitors to the numerous summer colonies in the Penobscot Bay region.
  • Knox County Regional Airport (RKD) has 2 runways.
  • The furthest airport from Knox County Regional Airport (RKD) is Albany Airport (ALH), which is located 11,708 miles (18,842 kilometers) away in Albany, Western Australia, Australia.
  • After the war, it was operated by the City of Rockland until 1968.

Map of Nearest Airports from Knox County Regional Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Knox County Regional Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
131.23 miles (50.26 km) WSWWiscasset Airport (ISS)Wiscasset, Maine, United StatesView Wiscasset Airport on a map View satellite image of Wiscasset Airport Set ISS as destination Airport Get more information about Wiscasset Airport
238.99 miles (62.74 km) WNWAugusta State Airport (AUG)Augusta, Maine, United StatesView Augusta State Airport on a map View satellite image of Augusta State Airport Set AUG as destination Airport Get more information about Augusta State Airport
343.32 miles (69.71 km) WSWNaval Air Station Brunswick (NHZ)Brunswick, Maine, United StatesView Naval Air Station Brunswick on a map View satellite image of Naval Air Station Brunswick Set NHZ as destination Airport Get more information about Naval Air Station Brunswick
443.38 miles (69.82 km) NWWaterville Robert Lafleur Airport (WVL)Waterville, Maine, United StatesView Waterville Robert Lafleur Airport on a map View satellite image of Waterville Robert Lafleur Airport Set WVL as destination Airport Get more information about Waterville Robert Lafleur Airport
545.35 miles (72.99 km) NEHancock County-Bar Harbor Airport (BHB)Bar Harbor, Maine, United StatesView Hancock County-Bar Harbor Airport on a map View satellite image of Hancock County-Bar Harbor Airport Set BHB as destination Airport Get more information about Hancock County-Bar Harbor Airport
653.33 miles (85.83 km) NNEBangor International Airport (BGR)Bangor, Maine, United StatesView Bangor International Airport on a map View satellite image of Bangor International Airport Set BGR as destination Airport Get more information about Bangor International Airport
758.82 miles (94.66 km) WAuburn/Lewiston Municipal Airport (LEW)Auburn/Lewiston, Maine, United StatesView Auburn/Lewiston Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Auburn/Lewiston Municipal Airport Set LEW as destination Airport Get more information about Auburn/Lewiston Municipal Airport
859.05 miles (95.03 km) NWCentral Maine Airport of Norridgewock (OWK)Norridgewock, Maine, United StatesView Central Maine Airport of Norridgewock on a map View satellite image of Central Maine Airport of Norridgewock Set OWK as destination Airport Get more information about Central Maine Airport of Norridgewock
965.12 miles (104.80 km) NNEOld Town Municipal Airport (OLD)Old Town, Maine, United StatesView Old Town Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Old Town Municipal Airport Set OLD as destination Airport Get more information about Old Town Municipal Airport
1066.73 miles (107.38 km) WSWPortland International Jetport (PWM)Portland, Maine, United StatesView Portland International Jetport on a map View satellite image of Portland International Jetport Set PWM as destination Airport Get more information about Portland International Jetport
1191.96 miles (148.00 km) WEastern Slopes Regional Airport (FRY)Fryeburg, Maine, United StatesView Eastern Slopes Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Eastern Slopes Regional Airport Set FRY as destination Airport Get more information about Eastern Slopes Regional Airport
1292.58 miles (148.99 km) WSWSanford Seacoast Regional Airport (SFM)Sanford, Maine, United StatesView Sanford Seacoast Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Sanford Seacoast Regional Airport Set SFM as destination Airport Get more information about Sanford Seacoast Regional Airport
13108.65 miles (174.86 km) WNWBerlin Regional Airport (BML)Berlin, New Hampshire, United StatesView Berlin Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Berlin Regional Airport Set BML as destination Airport Get more information about Berlin Regional Airport
14109.11 miles (175.59 km) NEPrinceton Municipal Airport (PNN)Princeton, Maine, United StatesView Princeton Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Princeton Municipal Airport Set PNN as destination Airport Get more information about Princeton Municipal Airport
15109.78 miles (176.68 km) SWPortsmouth International Airport at Pease (PSM)Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United StatesView Portsmouth International Airport at Pease on a map View satellite image of Portsmouth International Airport at Pease Set PSM as destination Airport Get more information about Portsmouth International Airport at Pease

Map of Furthest Airports from Knox County Regional Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Knox County Regional Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,707.78 miles (18,841.79 km) SSWAlbany Airport (ALH)Albany, Western Australia, AustraliaView Albany Airport on a map View satellite image of Albany Airport Set ALH as destination Airport Get more information about Albany Airport
211,704.56 miles (18,836.61 km) SSWManjimup Airport (MJP)Manjimup, Western Australia, AustraliaView Manjimup Airport on a map View satellite image of Manjimup Airport Set MJP as destination Airport Get more information about Manjimup Airport
311,701.73 miles (18,832.06 km) SSWMargaret River Airport (MGV)Margaret River, Western Australia, AustraliaView Margaret River Airport on a map View satellite image of Margaret River Airport Set MGV as destination Airport Get more information about Margaret River Airport
411,680.66 miles (18,798.16 km) SSWBusselton Regional Airport (BQB)Busselton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Busselton Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Busselton Regional Airport Set BQB as destination Airport Get more information about Busselton Regional Airport
511,655.50 miles (18,757.66 km) SSWBunbury Airport (BUY)Bunbury, Western Australia, AustraliaView Bunbury Airport on a map View satellite image of Bunbury Airport Set BUY as destination Airport Get more information about Bunbury Airport
611,634.75 miles (18,724.26 km) SSWKatanning Airport (KNI)Katanning, Western Australia, AustraliaView Katanning Airport on a map View satellite image of Katanning Airport Set KNI as destination Airport Get more information about Katanning Airport
711,567.46 miles (18,615.98 km) SSWJandakot Airport (JAD)Jandakot, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jandakot Airport on a map View satellite image of Jandakot Airport Set JAD as destination Airport Get more information about Jandakot Airport
811,566.96 miles (18,615.17 km) SSWRottnest Airport (RTS)Rottnest Island, Western Australia, AustraliaView Rottnest Airport on a map View satellite image of Rottnest Airport Set RTS as destination Airport Get more information about Rottnest Airport
911,555.62 miles (18,596.91 km) SSWPerth Airport (PER)Perth, Western Australia, AustraliaView Perth Airport on a map View satellite image of Perth Airport Set PER as destination Airport Get more information about Perth Airport
1011,511.65 miles (18,526.16 km) SWEsperance Airport (EPR)Esperance, AustraliaView Esperance Airport on a map View satellite image of Esperance Airport Set EPR as destination Airport Get more information about Esperance Airport
1111,459.54 miles (18,442.29 km) SSWJurien Bay Airport (JUR)Jurien Bay, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jurien Bay Airport on a map View satellite image of Jurien Bay Airport Set JUR as destination Airport Get more information about Jurien Bay Airport
1211,374.24 miles (18,305.01 km) SWKambalda Airport (KDB)Kambalda, Western Australia, AustraliaView Kambalda Airport on a map View satellite image of Kambalda Airport Set KDB as destination Airport Get more information about Kambalda Airport
1311,372.20 miles (18,301.73 km) SSWMorawa Airport (MWB)Morawa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Morawa Airport on a map View satellite image of Morawa Airport Set MWB as destination Airport Get more information about Morawa Airport
1411,361.85 miles (18,285.08 km) SSWWindarling Airport (WRN)Windarling, AustraliaView Windarling Airport on a map View satellite image of Windarling Airport Set WRN as destination Airport Get more information about Windarling Airport
1511,361.47 miles (18,284.47 km) SSWGeraldton Airport (GET)Geraldton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Geraldton Airport on a map View satellite image of Geraldton Airport Set GET as destination Airport Get more information about Geraldton Airport