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WBR Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: WBR / KRQB
Airport Names:
  1. Roben-Hood Airport
  2. RQB
Location: Big Rapids, Michigan, United States
GPS Coordinates: 43°43'20"N by 85°30'15"W
Area Served: Big Rapids, Michigan
Operator/Owner: City of Big Rapids
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 990 feet (302 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Roben-Hood Airport (WBR):

  • In 1960, the big topic of discussion, spearheaded by Steve Bordano and Lewis Turco, was the possibility of additional hangar construction, to prevent overcrowding and wing-tip damage in the main hangar.
  • In addition to being known as "Roben-Hood Airport", another name for WBR is "RQB".
  • Because of Roben-Hood Airport's relatively low elevation of 990 feet, planes can take off or land at Roben-Hood Airport 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.
  • The furthest airport from Roben-Hood Airport (WBR) is Margaret River Airport (MGV), which is located 11,143 miles (17,933 kilometers) away in Margaret River, Western Australia, Australia.
  • The closest airport to Roben-Hood Airport (WBR) is Nartron Field (RCT), which is located only 12 miles (20 kilometers) N of WBR.
  • Roben-Hood Airport (WBR) has 2 runways.
  • In the months following the dedication there appears to be a renewed interest n obtaining a larger parcel of land for the airport, spearheaded by the Rotary Club, American Legion, Exchange Club, and the Big Rapids Board of Trade.

Map of Nearest Airports from Roben-Hood Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Roben-Hood Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
112.28 miles (19.76 km) NNartron Field (RCT)Reed City, Michigan, United StatesView Nartron Field on a map View satellite image of Nartron Field Set RCT as destination Airport Get more information about Nartron Field
238.43 miles (61.85 km) NWexford County Airport (CAD)Cadillac, Michigan, United StatesView Wexford County Airport on a map View satellite image of Wexford County Airport Set CAD as destination Airport Get more information about Wexford County Airport
338.94 miles (62.67 km) EMount Pleasant Municipal Airport (MOP)Mount Pleasant, Michigan, United StatesView Mount Pleasant Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Mount Pleasant Municipal Airport Set MOP as destination Airport Get more information about Mount Pleasant Municipal Airport
447.99 miles (77.23 km) WNWMason County Airport (LDM)Ludington, Michigan, United StatesView Mason County Airport on a map View satellite image of Mason County Airport Set LDM as destination Airport Get more information about Mason County Airport
549.36 miles (79.44 km) SEGratiot Community Airport (AMN)Alma, Michigan, United StatesView Gratiot Community Airport on a map View satellite image of Gratiot Community Airport Set AMN as destination Airport Get more information about Gratiot Community Airport
652.98 miles (85.26 km) NWManistee County Blacker Airport (MBL)Manistee, Michigan, United StatesView Manistee County Blacker Airport on a map View satellite image of Manistee County Blacker Airport Set MBL as destination Airport Get more information about Manistee County Blacker Airport
753.06 miles (85.39 km) SWMuskegon County Airport (MKG)Muskegon, Michigan, United StatesView Muskegon County Airport on a map View satellite image of Muskegon County Airport Set MKG as destination Airport Get more information about Muskegon County Airport
854.07 miles (87.02 km) ENEGladwin Zettel Memorial Airport (GDW)Gladwin, Michigan, United StatesView Gladwin Zettel Memorial Airport on a map View satellite image of Gladwin Zettel Memorial Airport Set GDW as destination Airport Get more information about Gladwin Zettel Memorial Airport
958.16 miles (93.60 km) SGerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR)Grand Rapids, Michigan, United StatesView Gerald R. Ford International Airport on a map View satellite image of Gerald R. Ford International Airport Set GRR as destination Airport Get more information about Gerald R. Ford International Airport
1060.42 miles (97.23 km) NERoscommon County - Blodgett Memorial Airport (HTL)Houghton Lake, Michigan, United StatesView Roscommon County - Blodgett Memorial Airport on a map View satellite image of Roscommon County - Blodgett Memorial Airport Set HTL as destination Airport Get more information about Roscommon County - Blodgett Memorial Airport
1170.52 miles (113.50 km) NCherry Capital Airport (TVC)Traverse City, Michigan, United StatesView Cherry Capital Airport on a map View satellite image of Cherry Capital Airport Set TVC as destination Airport Get more information about Cherry Capital Airport
1272.07 miles (115.99 km) SSWPark Township Airport (HLM)Holland, Michigan, United StatesView Park Township Airport on a map View satellite image of Park Township Airport Set HLM as destination Airport Get more information about Park Township Airport
1372.44 miles (116.57 km) EMBS International Airport (MBS)Midland/Bay City/Saginaw, Michigan, United StatesView MBS International Airport on a map View satellite image of MBS International Airport Set MBS as destination Airport Get more information about MBS International Airport
1479.92 miles (128.62 km) SECapital Region International Airport (LAN)Lansing, Michigan, United StatesView Capital Region International Airport on a map View satellite image of Capital Region International Airport Set LAN as destination Airport Get more information about Capital Region International Airport
1588.77 miles (142.87 km) NAntrim County Airport (ACB)Bellaire, Michigan, United StatesView Antrim County Airport on a map View satellite image of Antrim County Airport Set ACB as destination Airport Get more information about Antrim County Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Roben-Hood Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Roben-Hood Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,143.07 miles (17,932.99 km) WSWMargaret 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
211,119.17 miles (17,894.52 km) WSWBusselton 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
311,109.24 miles (17,878.54 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
411,093.45 miles (17,853.13 km) WSWBunbury 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
511,057.54 miles (17,795.34 km) WSWAlbany Airport (ALH)Albany, Western Australia, AustraliaView Albany Airport on a map View satellite image of Albany Airport Set ALH as destination Airport Get more information about Albany Airport
611,038.83 miles (17,765.24 km) WSWRottnest 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
711,027.90 miles (17,747.64 km) WSWJandakot 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
811,016.98 miles (17,730.07 km) WSWPerth 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
911,016.03 miles (17,728.54 km) WSWKatanning 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
1010,978.99 miles (17,668.92 km) WSWJurien 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
1110,917.54 miles (17,570.03 km) SWGeraldton 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
1210,884.00 miles (17,516.06 km) WSWMorawa 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
1310,877.42 miles (17,505.47 km) SWKalbarri 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
1410,868.11 miles (17,490.48 km) SWMullewa 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
1510,818.29 miles (17,410.30 km) WSWEsperance Airport (EPR)Esperance, AustraliaView Esperance Airport on a map View satellite image of Esperance Airport Set EPR as destination Airport Get more information about Esperance Airport