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RMS Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: RMS / ETAR
Airport Names:
  1. Ramstein Air Base
  2. Ramstein AB
Location: Ramstein, Germany
GPS Coordinates: 49°26'38"N by 7°36'8"E
Operator/Owner: United States
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Facts about Ramstein Air Base (RMS):

  • Ramstein Air Base is a United States Air Force base in Rhineland-Palatinate, a state in south-western Germany.
  • Besides the U.S. Air Force, the installation's population includes Belgian, British, Canadian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Norwegian, and Polish personnel.
  • From 2004 to 2006, Ramstein Air Base underwent an extensive expansion with a major construction project – including an all-new airport terminal, among other new facilities, through the so-called Rhein-Main Transition Program which was initiated in support of the total closure of Rhein-Main Air Base on 30 December 2005 and transferring all its former capacities to Ramstein Air Base and Spangdahlem Air Base.
  • The closest airport to Ramstein Air Base (RMS) is Sembach KaserneSembach Air Base (SEX), which is located only 13 miles (21 kilometers) ENE of RMS.
  • Ramstein AB is part of the Kaiserslautern Military Community , where more than 54,000 American service members and more than 5,400 US civilian employees live and work.
  • On 1 June 1953 Ramstein Air Station was opened.
  • With USAFE's arrival in 1973, Ramstein entered a period of expansion.
  • In addition to being known as "Ramstein Air Base", another name for RMS is "Ramstein AB".
  • The furthest airport from Ramstein Air Base (RMS) is Chatham Islands (CHT), which is nearly antipodal to Ramstein Air Base (meaning Ramstein Air Base is almost on the exact opposite side of the Earth from Chatham Islands), and is located 12,003 miles (19,316 kilometers) away in Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New Zealand.
  • In 1940, construction of today's Bundesautobahn 6 was stopped when a bridge that was being built across the Rhine River near Mannheim collapsed, leaving a section of autobahn that could not be used.

Map of Nearest Airports from Ramstein Air Base:

List of Nearest Airports from Ramstein Air Base:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
113.19 miles (21.23 km) ENESembach KaserneSembach Air Base (SEX)Sembach, GermanyView Sembach KaserneSembach Air Base on a map Set SEX as destination Airport Get more information about Sembach KaserneSembach Air Base
218.57 miles (29.89 km) SSWZweibrücken Airport (ZQW)Zweibrücken, GermanyView Zweibrücken Airport on a map Set ZQW as destination Airport Get more information about Zweibrücken Airport
327.27 miles (43.89 km) SWSaarbrücken Airport (SCN)Saarbrücken, GermanyView Saarbrücken Airport on a map Set SCN as destination Airport Get more information about Saarbrücken Airport
437.99 miles (61.13 km) NNWFrankfurt–Hahn Airport (HHN)Rhineland-Palatinate, GermanyView Frankfurt–Hahn Airport on a map Set HHN as destination Airport Get more information about Frankfurt–Hahn Airport
541.00 miles (65.99 km) EMannheim City Airport (MHG)Mannheim, GermanyView Mannheim City Airport on a map Set MHG as destination Airport Get more information about Mannheim City Airport
643.67 miles (70.27 km) NNEMainz Finthen Airport (QMZ)Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate, GermanyView Mainz Finthen Airport on a map Set QMZ as destination Airport Get more information about Mainz Finthen Airport
750.75 miles (81.68 km) SSEBaden Airpark (FKB)Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden, Baden-Württemberg, GermanyView Baden Airpark on a map Set FKB as destination Airport Get more information about Baden Airpark
852.82 miles (85.00 km) NELucius D. Clay KaserneWiesbaden Army AirfieldWiesbaden Air BaseAdvanced Landing Ground Y-80Fliegerhorst Wiesbaden (WIE)Wiesbaden, Hessen, GermanyView Lucius D. Clay KaserneWiesbaden Army AirfieldWiesbaden Air BaseAdvanced Landing Ground Y-80Fliegerhorst Wiesbaden on a map Set WIE as destination Airport Get more information about Lucius D. Clay KaserneWiesbaden Army AirfieldWiesbaden Air BaseAdvanced Landing Ground Y-80Fliegerhorst Wiesbaden
954.64 miles (87.94 km) NWSpangdahlem Air Base (SPM)Spangdahlem, GermanyView Spangdahlem Air Base on a map Set SPM as destination Airport Get more information about Spangdahlem Air Base
1057.87 miles (93.13 km) NWBitburg Airport (BBJ)Bitburg, Rhineland-Palatinate, GermanyView Bitburg Airport on a map Set BBJ as destination Airport Get more information about Bitburg Airport
1159.40 miles (95.59 km) NEFrankfurt Airport (FRA)Frankfurt, GermanyView Frankfurt Airport on a map Set FRA as destination Airport Get more information about Frankfurt Airport
1262.34 miles (100.32 km) SStrasbourg International Airport (SXB)Strasbourg, FranceView Strasbourg International Airport on a map Set SXB as destination Airport Get more information about Strasbourg International Airport
1363.89 miles (102.83 km) WNWLuxembourg Airport (LUX)Luxembourg-Findel, LuxembourgView Luxembourg Airport on a map Set LUX as destination Airport Get more information about Luxembourg Airport
1469.13 miles (111.25 km) WSWMetz–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
1574.95 miles (120.63 km) SBlack Forest Airport (LHA)Lahr, Baden-Württemberg, GermanyView Black Forest Airport on a map Set LHA as destination Airport Get more information about Black Forest Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Ramstein Air Base:

List of Furthest Airports from Ramstein Air Base:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112,002.64 miles (19,316.33 km) SSEChatham Islands (CHT)Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New ZealandView Chatham Islands on a map Set CHT as destination Airport Get more information about Chatham Islands
211,612.96 miles (18,689.20 km) SEHood Aerodrome (MRO)Masterton, New ZealandView Hood Aerodrome on a map Set MRO as destination Airport Get more information about Hood Aerodrome
311,612.15 miles (18,687.90 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
411,609.62 miles (18,683.82 km) ESEKaikoura Aerodrome (KBZ)Kaikoura, New ZealandView Kaikoura Aerodrome on a map Set KBZ as destination Airport Get more information about Kaikoura Aerodrome
511,604.18 miles (18,675.06 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
611,602.12 miles (18,671.75 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
711,597.61 miles (18,664.50 km) ESEAshburton Aerodrome (ASG)Ashburton, New ZealandView Ashburton Aerodrome on a map Set ASG as destination Airport Get more information about Ashburton Aerodrome
811,593.82 miles (18,658.40 km) EDunedin 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
911,587.92 miles (18,648.91 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)
1011,587.13 miles (18,647.63 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
1111,577.66 miles (18,632.39 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
1211,577.48 miles (18,632.09 km) SEWoodbourne Airport (BHE)Blenheim, New ZealandView Woodbourne Airport on a map Set BHE as destination Airport Get more information about Woodbourne Airport
1311,569.64 miles (18,619.48 km) SEHawke's Bay Airport (NPE)Napier, New ZealandView Hawke's Bay Airport on a map Set NPE as destination Airport Get more information about Hawke's Bay Airport
1411,553.41 miles (18,593.36 km) SEGisborne Airport (GIS)Gisborne, New ZealandView Gisborne Airport on a map Set GIS as destination Airport Get more information about Gisborne Airport
1511,542.72 miles (18,576.17 km) ESENelson AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Whakatū (NSN)Nelson, New ZealandView Nelson AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Whakatū on a map Set NSN as destination Airport Get more information about Nelson AirportTe Papa Waka Rererangi o Whakatū