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SKA Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: SKA / KSKA
Airport Names:
  1. Fairchild Air Force Base
  2. Fairchild AFB
Location: Spokane, Washington, United States
GPS Coordinates: 47°36'54"N by 117°39'20"W
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Facts about Fairchild Air Force Base (SKA):

  • The closest airport to Fairchild Air Force Base (SKA) is Spokane International Airport (GEG), which is located only 6 miles (9 kilometers) E of SKA.
  • The furthest airport from Fairchild Air Force Base (SKA) is Tôlanaro Airport (FTU), which is located 10,665 miles (17,163 kilometers) away in Tôlanaro, Madagascar.
  • The weapons storage area for the bombers was located south of the runway at Deep Creek Air Force Station, a separate installation constructed from 1950 to 1953 by the Atomic Energy Commission and operated by the Air Materiel Command.
  • 7 December 1993 marked the beginning of a significant change in the mission of Fairchild when the B-52s were transferred to another ACC base while the KC-135s, now assigned to the newly established Air Mobility Command would remain.
  • In addition to being known as "Fairchild Air Force Base", another name for SKA is "Fairchild AFB".
  • Fairchild Air Force Base is a United States Air Force base, located approximately 12 miles southwest of Spokane, Washington.
  • As an added incentive to the War Department, many Spokane businesses and public-minded citizens donated money to purchase land for the base.

Map of Nearest Airports from Fairchild Air Force Base:

List of Nearest Airports from Fairchild Air Force Base:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
15.68 miles (9.14 km) ESpokane International Airport (GEG)Spokane, Washington, United StatesView Spokane International Airport on a map View satellite image of Spokane International Airport Set GEG as destination Airport Get more information about Spokane International Airport
216.20 miles (26.07 km) ENEFelts Field (SFF)Spokane, Washington, United StatesView Felts Field on a map View satellite image of Felts Field Set SFF as destination Airport Get more information about Felts Field
340.41 miles (65.04 km) ENECoeur d'Alene Airport (COE)Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, United StatesView Coeur d'Alene Airport on a map View satellite image of Coeur d'Alene Airport Set COE as destination Airport Get more information about Coeur d'Alene Airport
465.42 miles (105.29 km) SSEPullman-Moscow Regional Airport (PUW)Pullman, Washington (near Moscow, Idaho), United StatesView Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport Set PUW as destination Airport Get more information about Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport
582.70 miles (133.09 km) WSWGrant County International Airport (MWH)Moses Lake, Washington, United StatesView Grant County International Airport on a map View satellite image of Grant County International Airport Set MWH as destination Airport Get more information about Grant County International Airport
689.50 miles (144.03 km) WSWEphrata Municipal Airport (EPH)Ephrata, Washington, United StatesView Ephrata Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Ephrata Municipal Airport Set EPH as destination Airport Get more information about Ephrata Municipal Airport
790.87 miles (146.24 km) SSELewiston-Nez Perce County Airport (LWS)Lewiston, Idaho, United StatesView Lewiston-Nez Perce County Airport on a map View satellite image of Lewiston-Nez Perce County Airport Set LWS as destination Airport Get more information about Lewiston-Nez Perce County Airport
8103.11 miles (165.94 km) NNWGrand Forks Airport (ZGF)Grand Forks, British Columbia, CanadaView Grand Forks Airport on a map View satellite image of Grand Forks Airport Set ZGF as destination Airport Get more information about Grand Forks Airport
9104.14 miles (167.59 km) NWOmak Airport (OMK)Omak, Washington, United StatesView Omak Airport on a map View satellite image of Omak Airport Set OMK as destination Airport Get more information about Omak Airport
10109.22 miles (175.77 km) SSWWalla Walla Regional AirportWalla Walla Army Air Base (ALW)Walla Walla, Washington, United StatesView Walla Walla Regional AirportWalla Walla Army Air Base on a map View satellite image of Walla Walla Regional AirportWalla Walla Army Air Base Set ALW as destination Airport Get more information about Walla Walla Regional AirportWalla Walla Army Air Base
11116.06 miles (186.78 km) SWTri-Cities Airport (PSC)Pasco, Washington, United StatesView Tri-Cities Airport on a map View satellite image of Tri-Cities Airport Set PSC as destination Airport Get more information about Tri-Cities Airport
12116.16 miles (186.94 km) NWest Kootenay Regional Airport (YCG)Castlegar, British Columbia, CanadaView West Kootenay Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of West Kootenay Regional Airport Set YCG as destination Airport Get more information about West Kootenay Regional Airport
13119.28 miles (191.96 km) SWRichland Airport (RLD)Richland, Washington, United StatesView Richland Airport on a map View satellite image of Richland Airport Set RLD as destination Airport Get more information about Richland Airport
14119.96 miles (193.06 km) WPangborn Memorial Airport (EAT)Wenatchee, Washington, United StatesView Pangborn Memorial Airport on a map View satellite image of Pangborn Memorial Airport Set EAT as destination Airport Get more information about Pangborn Memorial Airport
15140.52 miles (226.14 km) WSWBowers Field (ELN)Ellensburg, Washington, United StatesView Bowers Field on a map View satellite image of Bowers Field Set ELN as destination Airport Get more information about Bowers Field

Map of Furthest Airports from Fairchild Air Force Base:

List of Furthest Airports from Fairchild Air Force Base:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
110,664.67 miles (17,163.08 km) SSETôlanaro Airport (FTU)Tôlanaro, MadagascarView Tôlanaro Airport on a map View satellite image of Tôlanaro Airport Set FTU as destination Airport Get more information about Tôlanaro Airport
210,583.26 miles (17,032.06 km) SEAmpanihy Airport (AMP)Ampanihy, MadagascarView Ampanihy Airport on a map View satellite image of Ampanihy Airport Set AMP as destination Airport Get more information about Ampanihy Airport
310,579.65 miles (17,026.26 km) SSEPierrefonds Airport (ZSE)Saint-Pierre, RéunionView Pierrefonds Airport on a map View satellite image of Pierrefonds Airport Set ZSE as destination Airport Get more information about Pierrefonds Airport
410,551.34 miles (16,980.69 km) SSERoland Garros Airport (RUN)St Denis, Réunion, FranceView Roland Garros Airport on a map View satellite image of Roland Garros Airport Set RUN as destination Airport Get more information about Roland Garros Airport
510,540.47 miles (16,963.20 km) SSir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport (MRU)Plaisance, MauritiusView Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport on a map View satellite image of Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport Set MRU as destination Airport Get more information about Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport
610,511.19 miles (16,916.07 km) SSir Gaëtan Duval Airport (RRG)Rodrigues Island, MauritiusView Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport on a map View satellite image of Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport Set RRG as destination Airport Get more information about Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport
710,452.43 miles (16,821.51 km) SSEMananjary Airport (MNJ)Mananjary, MadagascarView Mananjary Airport on a map View satellite image of Mananjary Airport Set MNJ as destination Airport Get more information about Mananjary Airport
810,439.63 miles (16,800.91 km) SSEFianarantsoa Airport (WFI)Fianarantsoa, MadagascarView Fianarantsoa Airport on a map View satellite image of Fianarantsoa Airport Set WFI as destination Airport Get more information about Fianarantsoa Airport
910,392.52 miles (16,725.10 km) ESEMargate Airport (MGH)Margate, KwaZulu-Natal, South AfricaView Margate Airport on a map View satellite image of Margate Airport Set MGH as destination Airport Get more information about Margate Airport
1010,381.89 miles (16,707.99 km) ESEEast London Airport (ELS)East London, South AfricaView East London Airport on a map View satellite image of East London Airport Set ELS as destination Airport Get more information about East London Airport
1110,381.82 miles (16,707.88 km) SEAndavadoaka Airport (DVD)Andavadoaka, Toliara province, Atsimo-Andrefana region, MadagascarView Andavadoaka Airport on a map View satellite image of Andavadoaka Airport Set DVD as destination Airport Get more information about Andavadoaka Airport
1210,367.46 miles (16,684.77 km) SEManja Airport (MJA)Manja, Menabe, MadagascarView Manja Airport on a map View satellite image of Manja Airport Set MJA as destination Airport Get more information about Manja Airport
1310,364.69 miles (16,680.30 km) ESEKing Shaka International (DUR)Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South AfricaView King Shaka International on a map View satellite image of King Shaka International Set DUR as destination Airport Get more information about King Shaka International
1410,362.64 miles (16,677.01 km) SEMorombe Airport (MXM)Morombe, MadagascarView Morombe Airport on a map View satellite image of Morombe Airport Set MXM as destination Airport Get more information about Morombe Airport
1510,362.32 miles (16,676.50 km) ESEPort Alfred Airport (AFD)Port Alfred, South AfricaView Port Alfred Airport on a map View satellite image of Port Alfred Airport Set AFD as destination Airport Get more information about Port Alfred Airport