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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):

  • On 25 August 1959, the 49th Tactical Fighter Wing moved to Spangdahlem AB from the Etain-Rouvres Air Base, France, and assumed host unit duties.
  • With the departure of the 49 TFW, the 7149th Air Base Group was activated to serve as a caretaker unit for a number of support organizations that remained behind after the departure of the 49 TFW.
  • In addition, Air Mobility Command supports cargo and passenger traffic as part of its airlift mission.
  • The 19th TRS operated from RAF Sculthorpe united Kingdom during 1958, moving to Spangdahlem in 1959.
  • 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 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.
  • In addition to being known as "Spangdahlem Air Base", another name for SPM is "Spangdahlem AB".
  • The closest airport to Spangdahlem Air Base (SPM) is Bitburg Airport (BBJ), which is located only 6 miles (10 kilometers) WSW of SPM.
  • Spangdahlem Air Base is a United States Air Force base located near the small German town of Spangdahlem, approximately 30 km NNE of the city of Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate.
  • On 10 May 1953 the 10th Tactical Reconnaissance Wing was reassigned to Spangdahlem AB from Toul-Rosieres Air Base, France.
  • Upon its arrival at Spangdahlem AB, the 10 TRW operated Lockheed RF-80A Shooting Star for daylight aerial recon and the Douglas RB-26C Invader for night recon missions.

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 View satellite image of Bitburg Airport 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 View satellite image of Frankfurt–Hahn Airport 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 View satellite image of Luxembourg Airport 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 View satellite image of Ramstein Air Base 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 View satellite image of Saarbrücken Airport 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 View satellite image of Sembach KaserneSembach Air Base 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 View satellite image of Zweibrücken Airport 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 View satellite image of Merzbrück Airfield 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 View satellite image of Mainz Finthen Airport 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 View satellite image of Cologne/Bonn Airport 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 View satellite image of Liège Airport 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 View satellite image of Metz–Nancy–Lorraine Airport 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 View satellite image of Lucius D. Clay KaserneWiesbaden Army AirfieldWiesbaden Air BaseAdvanced Landing Ground Y-80Fliegerhorst Wiesbaden 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 View satellite image of NATO Air Base Geilenkirchen E–3A Component 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 View satellite image of Maastricht Aachen Airport 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 View satellite image of Chatham Islands 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 View satellite image of Christchurch International Airport 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 View satellite image of Oamaru Airport 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 View satellite image of Dunedin International Airport 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 View satellite image of Kaikoura Aerodrome 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 View satellite image of Ashburton Aerodrome 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 View satellite image of Hood Aerodrome 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 View satellite image of Richard Pearse Airport (Timaru Airport) 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 View satellite image of Wellington International Airport 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 View satellite image of Kapiti Coast Airport 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 View satellite image of Woodbourne Airport 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 View satellite image of Palmerston North Airport 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 View satellite image of Alexandra Aerodrome 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 View satellite image of Hawke's Bay Airport 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 View satellite image of Ryan's Creek Aerodrome Set SZS as destination Airport Get more information about Ryan's Creek Aerodrome