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TCM Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: TCM / KTCM
Airport Names:
  1. McChord Field/McChord AFB
  2. Part of Air Mobility Command (AMC)
Location: Tacoma, Washington, United States
GPS Coordinates: 47°8'16"N by 122°28'35"W
Operator/Owner: U.S. Air Force
Airport Type: Military: Air Force Base
Elevation: 322 feet (98 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about McChord Field/McChord AFB (TCM):

  • The furthest airport from McChord Field/McChord AFB (TCM) is Tôlanaro Airport (FTU), which is located 10,803 miles (17,386 kilometers) away in Tôlanaro, Madagascar.
  • Today, the successor organization to the 25th AD, the Western Air Defense Sector, is a major tenant organization at McChord, being one of two air defense sectors responsible for the security and integrity of continental United States air space.
  • The closest airport to McChord Field/McChord AFB (TCM) is Gray Army Airfield (GRF), which is located only 6 miles (10 kilometers) SW of TCM.
  • In 1945 McChord was designated as a permanent station by the Army Air Forces.
  • In addition to being known as "McChord Field/McChord AFB", another name for TCM is "Part of Air Mobility Command (AMC)".
  • The 62d Operations Group flies the C-17 Globemaster III transport from McChord Field.
  • With the departure of the 17th Bomb Group, the mission of McChord Field became supporting the Army Air Forces Training Command's mission of training of units, crews, and individuals for bombardment, fighter, and reconnaissance operations.
  • McChord Field/McChord AFB (TCM) has 2 runways.
  • Because of McChord Field/McChord AFB's relatively low elevation of 322 feet, planes can take off or land at McChord Field/McChord AFB 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.

Map of Nearest Airports from McChord Field/McChord AFB:

List of Nearest Airports from McChord Field/McChord AFB:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
16.37 miles (10.24 km) SWGray Army Airfield (GRF)Tacoma, Washington, United StatesView Gray Army Airfield on a map View satellite image of Gray Army Airfield Set GRF as destination Airport Get more information about Gray Army Airfield
210.19 miles (16.40 km) NNWTacoma Narrows Airport (TIW)Tacoma, Washington, United StatesView Tacoma Narrows Airport on a map View satellite image of Tacoma Narrows Airport Set TIW as destination Airport Get more information about Tacoma Narrows Airport
322.88 miles (36.81 km) NNESeattle–Tacoma International Airport (SEA)SeaTac (near Seattle and Tacoma), Washington, United StatesView Seattle–Tacoma International Airport on a map View satellite image of Seattle–Tacoma International Airport Set SEA as destination Airport Get more information about Seattle–Tacoma International Airport
423.19 miles (37.32 km) WSWOlympia Regional Airport (OLM)Olympia, Washington, United StatesView Olympia Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Olympia Regional Airport Set OLM as destination Airport Get more information about Olympia Regional Airport
527.41 miles (44.12 km) NNERenton Municipal Airport (RNT)Renton, Washington, United StatesView Renton Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Renton Municipal Airport Set RNT as destination Airport Get more information about Renton Municipal Airport
627.85 miles (44.82 km) NNWBremerton National Airport (PWT)Bremerton, Washington, United StatesView Bremerton National Airport on a map View satellite image of Bremerton National Airport Set PWT as destination Airport Get more information about Bremerton National Airport
728.30 miles (45.55 km) NNEKing County International Airport (BFI)Seattle, Washington, United StatesView King County International Airport on a map View satellite image of King County International Airport Set BFI as destination Airport Get more information about King County International Airport
832.20 miles (51.82 km) WNWSanderson Field (SHN)Shelton, Washington, United StatesView Sanderson Field on a map View satellite image of Sanderson Field Set SHN as destination Airport Get more information about Sanderson Field
934.54 miles (55.59 km) NKenmore Air Harbor Seaplane Base (LKE)Seattle, Washington, United StatesView Kenmore Air Harbor Seaplane Base on a map View satellite image of Kenmore Air Harbor Seaplane Base Set LKE as destination Airport Get more information about Kenmore Air Harbor Seaplane Base
1043.82 miles (70.52 km) NNEKenmore Air (KEH)Kenmore, Washington, United StatesView Kenmore Air on a map View satellite image of Kenmore Air Set KEH as destination Airport Get more information about Kenmore Air
1148.23 miles (77.63 km) SSWSouth Lewis County Airport (TDO)Toledo, Washington, United StatesView South Lewis County Airport on a map View satellite image of South Lewis County Airport Set TDO as destination Airport Get more information about South Lewis County Airport
1253.86 miles (86.68 km) NPaine Field (PAE)Everett, Washington, United StatesView Paine Field on a map View satellite image of Paine Field Set PAE as destination Airport Get more information about Paine Field
1361.13 miles (98.38 km) EEaston State Airport (ESW)Easton, Washington, United StatesView Easton State Airport on a map View satellite image of Easton State Airport Set ESW as destination Airport Get more information about Easton State Airport
1465.18 miles (104.90 km) NNWJefferson County International AirportPort Townsend Army Airfield (TWD)Port Townsend, Washington, United StatesView Jefferson County International AirportPort Townsend Army Airfield on a map View satellite image of Jefferson County International AirportPort Townsend Army Airfield Set TWD as destination Airport Get more information about Jefferson County International AirportPort Townsend Army Airfield
1569.70 miles (112.17 km) WBowerman Airport (HQM)Hoquiam, Washington, United StatesView Bowerman Airport on a map View satellite image of Bowerman Airport Set HQM as destination Airport Get more information about Bowerman Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from McChord Field/McChord AFB:

List of Furthest Airports from McChord Field/McChord AFB:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
110,803.37 miles (17,386.30 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
210,734.45 miles (17,275.37 km) SSEAmpanihy 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
310,649.22 miles (17,138.22 km) SPierrefonds 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
410,619.76 miles (17,090.81 km) SRoland 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
510,610.21 miles (17,075.44 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
610,605.82 miles (17,068.37 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
710,591.45 miles (17,045.24 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
810,587.54 miles (17,038.95 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
910,578.77 miles (17,024.83 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
1010,573.50 miles (17,016.35 km) ESEMthatha Airport (UTT)Mthatha, South AfricaView Mthatha Airport on a map View satellite image of Mthatha Airport Set UTT as destination Airport Get more information about Mthatha Airport
1110,572.85 miles (17,015.31 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
1210,572.07 miles (17,014.05 km) SERichards Bay Airport (RCB)Richards Bay, KwaZulu-Natal, South AfricaView Richards Bay Airport on a map View satellite image of Richards Bay Airport Set RCB as destination Airport Get more information about Richards Bay Airport
1310,568.44 miles (17,008.21 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
1410,551.61 miles (16,981.12 km) ESEPietermaritzburg Airport (PZB)Pietermaritzburg, South AfricaView Pietermaritzburg Airport on a map View satellite image of Pietermaritzburg Airport Set PZB as destination Airport Get more information about Pietermaritzburg Airport
1510,549.62 miles (16,977.93 km) ESEPort Elizabeth International Airport (PLZ)Port Elizabeth, South AfricaView Port Elizabeth International Airport on a map View satellite image of Port Elizabeth International Airport Set PLZ as destination Airport Get more information about Port Elizabeth International Airport