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SPM Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: SPM / ETAD
Airport Names:
  1. Spangdahlem Air Base
  2. Spangdahlem AB
Location: Spangdahlem, Germany
GPS Coordinates: 49°58'32"N by 6°41'49"E
Operator/Owner: United States of America
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Facts about Spangdahlem Air Base (SPM):

  • The wing supports the Supreme Allied Commander Europe with mission-ready personnel and systems providing expeditionary air power.
  • The furthest airport from Spangdahlem Air Base (SPM) is Chatham Islands (CHT), which is located 11,986 miles (19,289 kilometers) away in Waitangi, Chatham Islands, New Zealand.
  • The initial USAF military presence began on 1 September 1952 with the arrival of the 7352d Air Base Squadron on 1 September 1952 from Fürstenfeldbruck Air Base near Munich.
  • The closest airport to Spangdahlem Air Base (SPM) is Bitburg Airport (BBJ), which is located only 6 miles (10 kilometers) WSW of SPM.
  • In addition to being known as "Spangdahlem Air Base", another name for SPM is "Spangdahlem AB".
  • The 49 TFW remained at Spangdahlem AB until 1 July 1968 when it relocated to Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico, to serve as the US Air Force’s first dual-based, NATO-committed wing.
  • The 39 TEWS returned to Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina on 1 January 1973.

Map of Nearest Airports from Spangdahlem Air Base:

List of Nearest Airports from Spangdahlem Air Base:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
16.24 miles (10.05 km) WSWBitburg Airport (BBJ)Bitburg, Rhineland-Palatinate, GermanyView Bitburg Airport on a map Set BBJ as destination Airport Get more information about Bitburg Airport
225.27 miles (40.67 km) EFrankfurt–Hahn Airport (HHN)Rhineland-Palatinate, GermanyView Frankfurt–Hahn Airport on a map Set HHN as destination Airport Get more information about Frankfurt–Hahn Airport
332.80 miles (52.79 km) SWLuxembourg Airport (LUX)Luxembourg-Findel, LuxembourgView Luxembourg Airport on a map Set LUX as destination Airport Get more information about Luxembourg Airport
454.64 miles (87.94 km) SERamstein Air Base (RMS)Ramstein, GermanyView Ramstein Air Base on a map Set RMS as destination Airport Get more information about Ramstein Air Base
555.75 miles (89.72 km) SSESaarbrücken Airport (SCN)Saarbrücken, GermanyView Saarbrücken Airport on a map Set SCN as destination Airport Get more information about Saarbrücken Airport
660.64 miles (97.59 km) ESESembach 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
761.61 miles (99.16 km) SSEZweibrücken Airport (ZQW)Zweibrücken, GermanyView Zweibrücken Airport on a map Set ZQW as destination Airport Get more information about Zweibrücken Airport
862.73 miles (100.95 km) NNWMerzbrück Airfield (AAH)Aachen, GermanyView Merzbrück Airfield on a map Set AAH as destination Airport Get more information about Merzbrück Airfield
964.40 miles (103.64 km) EMainz 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
1064.55 miles (103.88 km) NNECologne/Bonn Airport (CGN)Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, GermanyView Cologne/Bonn Airport on a map Set CGN as destination Airport Get more information about Cologne/Bonn Airport
1171.77 miles (115.51 km) NWLiège Airport (LGG)Liège, Wallonia, BelgiumView Liège Airport on a map Set LGG as destination Airport Get more information about Liège Airport
1271.83 miles (115.59 km) SSWMetz–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
1372.43 miles (116.56 km) ELucius 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
1473.90 miles (118.92 km) NNWNATO Air Base Geilenkirchen E–3A Component (GKE)Geilenkirchen, North Rhine-Westphalia, GermanyView NATO Air Base Geilenkirchen E–3A Component on a map Set GKE as destination Airport Get more information about NATO Air Base Geilenkirchen E–3A Component
1576.53 miles (123.17 km) NNWMaastricht Aachen Airport (MST)Maastricht, Limburg, NetherlandsView Maastricht Aachen Airport on a map Set MST as destination Airport Get more information about Maastricht Aachen Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Spangdahlem Air Base:

List of Furthest Airports from Spangdahlem Air Base:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,985.60 miles (19,288.91 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
211,632.12 miles (18,720.03 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
311,631.72 miles (18,719.39 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
411,625.76 miles (18,709.80 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
511,623.76 miles (18,706.58 km) SEKaikoura Aerodrome (KBZ)Kaikoura, New ZealandView Kaikoura Aerodrome on a map Set KBZ as destination Airport Get more information about Kaikoura Aerodrome
611,620.34 miles (18,701.07 km) ESEAshburton Aerodrome (ASG)Ashburton, New ZealandView Ashburton Aerodrome on a map Set ASG as destination Airport Get more information about Ashburton Aerodrome
711,617.52 miles (18,696.55 km) SEHood Aerodrome (MRO)Masterton, New ZealandView Hood Aerodrome on a map Set MRO as destination Airport Get more information about Hood Aerodrome
811,612.95 miles (18,689.18 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)
911,609.90 miles (18,684.28 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
1011,593.20 miles (18,657.40 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
1111,588.13 miles (18,649.24 km) SEWoodbourne Airport (BHE)Blenheim, New ZealandView Woodbourne Airport on a map Set BHE as destination Airport Get more information about Woodbourne Airport
1211,580.45 miles (18,636.88 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
1311,567.60 miles (18,616.20 km) ESEAlexandra Aerodrome (ALR)Alexandra, New ZealandView Alexandra Aerodrome on a map Set ALR as destination Airport Get more information about Alexandra Aerodrome
1411,566.80 miles (18,614.92 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
1511,560.82 miles (18,605.29 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