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TGE Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: TGE /
Airport Names:
  1. Sharpe FieldTuskegee Army Airfield
  2. AL73
Location: Tuskegee, Alabama, United States
GPS Coordinates: 32°29'30"N by 85°46'32"W
Operator/Owner: Bradbury Family Partnership
Airport Type: Private
Elevation: 253 feet (77 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Sharpe FieldTuskegee Army Airfield (TGE):

  • Sharpe FieldTuskegee Army Airfield (TGE) currently has only 1 runway.
  • Although the 1962 Birmingham Sectional Chart depicted Sharpe Field as having 4 paved runways, the Aerodromes table included the remark "North/South only usable runway."
  • The furthest airport from Sharpe FieldTuskegee Army Airfield (TGE) is Margaret River Airport (MGV), which is located 11,228 miles (18,070 kilometers) away in Margaret River, Western Australia, Australia.
  • On 13 October 1942 the 332d Fighter Group was activated at Tuskegee, and the pre-existing 100th Fighter Squadron was assigned to it.
  • The closest airport to Sharpe FieldTuskegee Army Airfield (TGE) is Auburn University Regional Airport (AUO), which is located 22 miles (35 kilometers) ENE of TGE.
  • Sharpe Field covers an area of 2,600 acres at an elevation of 253 feet above mean sea level.
  • The first class of African-American aviation cadets entered the second phase of military flight training at Tuskegee AAF on 8 November 1941, under military instructors.
  • In addition to being known as "Sharpe FieldTuskegee Army Airfield", another name for TGE is "AL73".
  • Because of Sharpe FieldTuskegee Army Airfield's relatively low elevation of 253 feet, planes can take off or land at Sharpe FieldTuskegee Army Airfield 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 Sharpe FieldTuskegee Army Airfield:

List of Nearest Airports from Sharpe FieldTuskegee Army Airfield:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
121.64 miles (34.82 km) ENEAuburn University Regional Airport (AUO)Auburn, Alabama, United StatesView Auburn University Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Auburn University Regional Airport Set AUO as destination Airport Get more information about Auburn University Regional Airport
231.18 miles (50.18 km) NNWThomas C. Russell Field (ALX)Alexander City, Alabama, United StatesView Thomas C. Russell Field on a map View satellite image of Thomas C. Russell Field Set ALX as destination Airport Get more information about Thomas C. Russell Field
335.10 miles (56.49 km) WSWMaxwell Air Force Base (MXF)Montgomery, Alabama, United StatesView Maxwell Air Force Base on a map View satellite image of Maxwell Air Force Base Set MXF as destination Airport Get more information about Maxwell Air Force Base
438.42 miles (61.83 km) WSWMontgomery Regional Airport (MGM)Montgomery, Alabama, United StatesView Montgomery Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Montgomery Regional Airport Set MGM as destination Airport Get more information about Montgomery Regional Airport
545.77 miles (73.65 km) SSWTroy Municipal Airport (TOI)Troy, Alabama, United StatesView Troy Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Troy Municipal Airport Set TOI as destination Airport Get more information about Troy Municipal Airport
646.97 miles (75.59 km) ESELawson Army Airfield (Fort Benning) (LSF)Fort Benning, Columbus, Georgia, United StatesView Lawson Army Airfield (Fort Benning) on a map View satellite image of Lawson Army Airfield (Fort Benning) Set LSF as destination Airport Get more information about Lawson Army Airfield (Fort Benning)
748.78 miles (78.51 km) EColumbus Metropolitan Airport (CSG)Columbus, Georgia, United StatesView Columbus Metropolitan Airport on a map View satellite image of Columbus Metropolitan Airport Set CSG as destination Airport Get more information about Columbus Metropolitan Airport
853.14 miles (85.52 km) SEWeedon Field (EUF)Eufaula, Alabama, United StatesView Weedon Field on a map View satellite image of Weedon Field Set EUF as destination Airport Get more information about Weedon Field
954.27 miles (87.33 km) NELaGrange-Callaway Airport (LGC)LaGrange, Georgia, United StatesView LaGrange-Callaway Airport on a map View satellite image of LaGrange-Callaway Airport Set LGC as destination Airport Get more information about LaGrange-Callaway Airport
1071.44 miles (114.97 km) WCraig Field (SEM)Selma, Alabama, United StatesView Craig Field on a map View satellite image of Craig Field Set SEM as destination Airport Get more information about Craig Field
1175.89 miles (122.13 km) NAnniston Regional Airport (ANB)Anniston, Alabama, United StatesView Anniston Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Anniston Regional Airport Set ANB as destination Airport Get more information about Anniston Regional Airport
1276.14 miles (122.53 km) NNWTalladega Municipal Airport (ASN)Talladega, Alabama, United StatesView Talladega Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Talladega Municipal Airport Set ASN as destination Airport Get more information about Talladega Municipal Airport
1378.51 miles (126.35 km) SLowe Army Heliport (AHP) (LOR)Fort Rucker / Ozark, Alabama, United StatesView Lowe Army Heliport (AHP) on a map View satellite image of Lowe Army Heliport (AHP) Set LOR as destination Airport Get more information about Lowe Army Heliport (AHP)
1478.66 miles (126.59 km) NNWSt. Clair County Airport (PLR)Pell City, Alabama, United StatesView St. Clair County Airport on a map View satellite image of St. Clair County Airport Set PLR as destination Airport Get more information about St. Clair County Airport
1579.49 miles (127.92 km) SHanchey Army Heliport (AHP) (HEY)Fort Rucker, Dale County, Alabama, United StatesView Hanchey Army Heliport (AHP) on a map View satellite image of Hanchey Army Heliport (AHP) Set HEY as destination Airport Get more information about Hanchey Army Heliport (AHP)

Map of Furthest Airports from Sharpe FieldTuskegee Army Airfield:

List of Furthest Airports from Sharpe FieldTuskegee Army Airfield:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,228.03 miles (18,069.73 km) WMargaret River Airport (MGV)Margaret River, Western Australia, AustraliaView Margaret River Airport on a map View satellite image of Margaret River Airport Set MGV as destination Airport Get more information about Margaret River Airport
211,210.34 miles (18,041.26 km) WBusselton Regional Airport (BQB)Busselton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Busselton Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Busselton Regional Airport Set BQB as destination Airport Get more information about Busselton Regional Airport
311,201.02 miles (18,026.25 km) WJurien Bay Airport (JUR)Jurien Bay, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jurien Bay Airport on a map View satellite image of Jurien Bay Airport Set JUR as destination Airport Get more information about Jurien Bay Airport
411,196.15 miles (18,018.41 km) WKalbarri Airport (KAX)Kalbarri, Western Australia, AustraliaView Kalbarri Airport on a map View satellite image of Kalbarri Airport Set KAX as destination Airport Get more information about Kalbarri Airport
511,194.79 miles (18,016.23 km) WGeraldton Airport (GET)Geraldton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Geraldton Airport on a map View satellite image of Geraldton Airport Set GET as destination Airport Get more information about Geraldton Airport
611,193.47 miles (18,014.10 km) WBunbury Airport (BUY)Bunbury, Western Australia, AustraliaView Bunbury Airport on a map View satellite image of Bunbury Airport Set BUY as destination Airport Get more information about Bunbury Airport
711,192.87 miles (18,013.13 km) WRottnest Airport (RTS)Rottnest Island, Western Australia, AustraliaView Rottnest Airport on a map View satellite image of Rottnest Airport Set RTS as destination Airport Get more information about Rottnest Airport
811,186.05 miles (18,002.16 km) WSWShark Bay Airport (MJK)Monkey Mia, Western Australia, AustraliaView Shark Bay Airport on a map View satellite image of Shark Bay Airport Set MJK as destination Airport Get more information about Shark Bay Airport
911,173.81 miles (17,982.47 km) WJandakot Airport (JAD)Jandakot, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jandakot Airport on a map View satellite image of Jandakot Airport Set JAD as destination Airport Get more information about Jandakot Airport
1011,168.87 miles (17,974.50 km) WSWManjimup Airport (MJP)Manjimup, Western Australia, AustraliaView Manjimup Airport on a map View satellite image of Manjimup Airport Set MJP as destination Airport Get more information about Manjimup Airport
1111,167.45 miles (17,972.22 km) WPerth Airport (PER)Perth, Western Australia, AustraliaView Perth Airport on a map View satellite image of Perth Airport Set PER as destination Airport Get more information about Perth Airport
1211,148.73 miles (17,942.10 km) WSWCarnarvon Airport (CVQ)Carnarvon, Western Australia, AustraliaView Carnarvon Airport on a map View satellite image of Carnarvon Airport Set CVQ as destination Airport Get more information about Carnarvon Airport
1311,141.26 miles (17,930.07 km) WMullewa Airport (MXU)Mullewa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Mullewa Airport on a map View satellite image of Mullewa Airport Set MXU as destination Airport Get more information about Mullewa Airport
1411,126.35 miles (17,906.08 km) WMorawa Airport (MWB)Morawa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Morawa Airport on a map View satellite image of Morawa Airport Set MWB as destination Airport Get more information about Morawa Airport
1511,080.89 miles (17,832.92 km) WKatanning Airport (KNI)Katanning, Western Australia, AustraliaView Katanning Airport on a map View satellite image of Katanning Airport Set KNI as destination Airport Get more information about Katanning Airport