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SNS Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: SNS / KSNS
Airport Name: Salinas Municipal AirportSalinas Army Air Base
Location: Salinas, California, United States
GPS Coordinates: 36°39'46"N by 121°36'23"W
Area Served: Salinas, California
Operator/Owner: City of Salinas
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 85 feet (26 meters)
# of Runways: 3
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Facts about Salinas Municipal AirportSalinas Army Air Base (SNS):

  • The 71st Observation Group replaced the 69th in December 1941, moving in from Third Air Force at Birmingham Airport, Alabama.
  • The closest airport to Salinas Municipal AirportSalinas Army Air Base (SNS) is Monterey Regional Airport (MRY), which is located only 14 miles (23 kilometers) WSW of SNS.
  • The 548th Night Fighter Squadron was formed at Salinas in April 1944.
  • Salinas Airport is the location of the annual California International Airshow, set at various times from early August to early October.
  • Salinas Municipal AirportSalinas Army Air Base (SNS) has 3 runways.
  • The furthest airport from Salinas Municipal AirportSalinas Army Air Base (SNS) is Tôlanaro Airport (FTU), which is located 11,387 miles (18,326 kilometers) away in Tôlanaro, Madagascar.
  • Because of Salinas Municipal AirportSalinas Army Air Base's relatively low elevation of 85 feet, planes can take off or land at Salinas Municipal AirportSalinas Army 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.
  • In December 1944 the 481st NFOTG was inactivated as part of an AAF reorganization.

Map of Nearest Airports from Salinas Municipal AirportSalinas Army Air Base:

List of Nearest Airports from Salinas Municipal AirportSalinas Army Air Base:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
114.13 miles (22.74 km) WSWMonterey Regional Airport (MRY)Monterey, California, United StatesView Monterey Regional Airport on a map Set MRY as destination Airport Get more information about Monterey Regional Airport
219.28 miles (31.02 km) NEHollister Municipal Airport (HLI)Hollister, California, United StatesView Hollister Municipal Airport on a map Set HLI as destination Airport Get more information about Hollister Municipal Airport
321.42 miles (34.47 km) NNWWatsonville Municipal Airport (WVI)Watsonville, California, United StatesView Watsonville Municipal Airport on a map Set WVI as destination Airport Get more information about Watsonville Municipal Airport
440.33 miles (64.91 km) SEMesa Del Rey Airport (KIC)King City, California, United StatesView Mesa Del Rey Airport on a map Set KIC as destination Airport Get more information about Mesa Del Rey Airport
547.77 miles (76.87 km) NNWReid-Hillview Airport of Santa Clara County (RHV)San Jose, California, United StatesView Reid-Hillview Airport of Santa Clara County on a map Set RHV as destination Airport Get more information about Reid-Hillview Airport of Santa Clara County
649.24 miles (79.24 km) NELos Banos Municipal Airport (LSN)Los Banos, California, United StatesView Los Banos Municipal Airport on a map Set LSN as destination Airport Get more information about Los Banos Municipal Airport
751.54 miles (82.94 km) NNWNorman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC)San Jose, California, United StatesView Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport on a map Set SJC as destination Airport Get more information about Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport
857.40 miles (92.38 km) NNWMoffett Federal Airfield (NUQ)Mountain View, California, United StatesView Moffett Federal Airfield on a map Set NUQ as destination Airport Get more information about Moffett Federal Airfield
958.33 miles (93.88 km) NNENASA Crows Landing Airport (NRC)Crows Landing, California, United StatesView NASA Crows Landing Airport on a map Set NRC as destination Airport Get more information about NASA Crows Landing Airport
1061.88 miles (99.58 km) NNWPalo Alto Airport of Santa Clara County (PAO)Palo Alto, California, United StatesView Palo Alto Airport of Santa Clara County on a map Set PAO as destination Airport Get more information about Palo Alto Airport of Santa Clara County
1172.18 miles (116.16 km) NLivermore Municipal Airport (LVK)Livermore, California, United StatesView Livermore Municipal Airport on a map Set LVK as destination Airport Get more information about Livermore Municipal Airport
1274.05 miles (119.17 km) NEMerced Regional Airport (MCE)Merced, California, United StatesView Merced Regional Airport on a map Set MCE as destination Airport Get more information about Merced Regional Airport
1374.44 miles (119.80 km) NNWHayward Executive Airport (HWD)Hayward, California, United StatesView Hayward Executive Airport on a map Set HWD as destination Airport Get more information about Hayward Executive Airport
1475.61 miles (121.68 km) NNEModesto City-County Airport (MOD)Modesto, California, United StatesView Modesto City-County Airport on a map Set MOD as destination Airport Get more information about Modesto City-County Airport
1575.76 miles (121.93 km) NECastle Airport (MER)Atwater, California, United StatesView Castle Airport on a map Set MER as destination Airport Get more information about Castle Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Salinas Municipal AirportSalinas Army Air Base:

List of Furthest Airports from Salinas Municipal AirportSalinas Army Air Base:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,387.16 miles (18,325.81 km) SETôlanaro Airport (FTU)Tôlanaro, MadagascarView Tôlanaro Airport on a map Set FTU as destination Airport Get more information about Tôlanaro Airport
211,361.93 miles (18,285.21 km) SPierrefonds Airport (ZSE)Saint-Pierre, RéunionView Pierrefonds Airport on a map Set ZSE as destination Airport Get more information about Pierrefonds Airport
311,333.33 miles (18,239.18 km) SRoland Garros Airport (RUN)St Denis, Réunion, FranceView Roland Garros Airport on a map Set RUN as destination Airport Get more information about Roland Garros Airport
411,314.41 miles (18,208.72 km) SSir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport (MRU)Plaisance, MauritiusView Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport on a map Set MRU as destination Airport Get more information about Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport
511,280.78 miles (18,154.61 km) SEAmpanihy Airport (AMP)Ampanihy, MadagascarView Ampanihy Airport on a map Set AMP as destination Airport Get more information about Ampanihy Airport
611,230.76 miles (18,074.11 km) SSWSir Gaëtan Duval Airport (RRG)Rodrigues Island, MauritiusView Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport on a map Set RRG as destination Airport Get more information about Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport
711,210.06 miles (18,040.80 km) SSEMananjary Airport (MNJ)Mananjary, MadagascarView Mananjary Airport on a map Set MNJ as destination Airport Get more information about Mananjary Airport
811,185.91 miles (18,001.93 km) SEFianarantsoa Airport (WFI)Fianarantsoa, MadagascarView Fianarantsoa Airport on a map Set WFI as destination Airport Get more information about Fianarantsoa Airport
911,086.38 miles (17,841.75 km) SEManja Airport (MJA)Manja, Menabe, MadagascarView Manja Airport on a map Set MJA as destination Airport Get more information about Manja Airport
1011,084.06 miles (17,838.02 km) SEAndavadoaka Airport (DVD)Andavadoaka, Toliara province, Atsimo-Andrefana region, MadagascarView Andavadoaka Airport on a map Set DVD as destination Airport Get more information about Andavadoaka Airport
1111,068.84 miles (17,813.53 km) SEMorombe Airport (MXM)Morombe, MadagascarView Morombe Airport on a map Set MXM as destination Airport Get more information about Morombe Airport
1211,042.79 miles (17,771.61 km) SSEToamasino Airport (TMM)Toamasina, MadagascarView Toamasino Airport on a map Set TMM as destination Airport Get more information about Toamasino Airport
1311,035.93 miles (17,760.57 km) SSEIvato International Airport (TNR)Antananarivo, MadagascarView Ivato International Airport on a map Set TNR as destination Airport Get more information about Ivato International Airport
1411,019.45 miles (17,734.05 km) SEMiandrivazo Airport (ZVA)Miandrivazo, MadagascarView Miandrivazo Airport on a map Set ZVA as destination Airport Get more information about Miandrivazo Airport
1510,995.61 miles (17,695.68 km) SEBelo sur Tsiribihina Airport (BMD)Belo sur Tsiribihina, MadagascarView Belo sur Tsiribihina Airport on a map Set BMD as destination Airport Get more information about Belo sur Tsiribihina Airport