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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):

  • Four months later in October, the paper reported “Big Rapids Air Line starts December 15.” Jack Byrne of the Furniture Capital Air Service of Grand Rapids planned to stop at Big Rapids on his Grand Rapids to Harbor Springs route, “providing a suitable landing field is purchased and placed in shape”.
  • In 1940, some woods were removed on the northwest portion that allowed an increase of 400 feet to the “EIW” runway to 2400 feet.
  • 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.
  • Roben-Hood Airport (WBR) has 2 runways.
  • As the 20th Century came to an end, several significant events occurred which destined Roben Hood Airport to grow in a negative fashion.
  • In addition to being known as "Roben-Hood Airport", another name for WBR is "RQB".
  • The closest airport to Roben-Hood Airport (WBR) is Nartron Field (RCT), which is located only 12 miles (20 kilometers) N of WBR.
  • 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.
  • Other than a reported visit of 30 Civil Air Patrol airplanes on July 13, 1942, there is little reported activity at the airport until June 1950 when the County returned the field to the City because of CAA urging and other factors.

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Set EPR as destination Airport Get more information about Esperance Airport