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YUM Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: YUM / KNYL
Airport Names:
  1. Yuma International Airport
  2. MCAS Yuma
  3. NYL
Location: Yuma, Arizona, United States
GPS Coordinates: 32°39'24"N by 114°36'21"W
Operator/Owner: Yuma County and USMC
Airport Type: Public/Military
Elevation: 216 feet (66 meters)
# of Runways: 4
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Facts about Yuma International Airport (YUM):

  • In addition to being known as "Yuma International Airport", other names for YUM include "MCAS Yuma" and "NYL".
  • The furthest airport from Yuma International Airport (YUM) is Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport (RRG), which is located 11,537 miles (18,567 kilometers) away in Rodrigues Island, Mauritius.
  • Most importantly, the resolution stated the YCAA identified itself as an "Aviation Partner" with MCAS and that the civilian Airport staff would work in a spirit of cooperation and goodwill with MCAS.
  • In 1925, the Yuma Chamber of Commerce went to work to secure an airport for Yuma.
  • The closest airport to Yuma International Airport (YUM) is Laguna Army Airfield (LGF), which is located only 19 miles (30 kilometers) NE of YUM.
  • Because of Yuma International Airport's relatively low elevation of 216 feet, planes can take off or land at Yuma International 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.
  • Yuma International Airport (YUM) has 4 runways.
  • CareFlight is accredited by the Commission of Medical Transport Services as a critical care transport service.
  • Money for the Fly Field expansion arrived early in 1941.

Map of Nearest Airports from Yuma International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Yuma International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
118.59 miles (29.91 km) NELaguna Army Airfield (LGF)Yuma Proving Ground, Arizona, United StatesView Laguna Army Airfield on a map Set LGF as destination Airport Get more information about Laguna Army Airfield
237.00 miles (59.55 km) WGeneral Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada International Airport (MXL)Mexicali, Baja California, MexicoView General Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada International Airport on a map Set MXL as destination Airport Get more information about General Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada International Airport
352.78 miles (84.94 km) WCalexico International Airport (CXL)Calexico, California, United StatesView Calexico International Airport on a map Set CXL as destination Airport Get more information about Calexico International Airport
457.77 miles (92.96 km) WNWBrawley Municipal Airport (BWC)Brawley, California, United StatesView Brawley Municipal Airport on a map Set BWC as destination Airport Get more information about Brawley Municipal Airport
557.83 miles (93.07 km) WNWImperial County Airport (IPL)Imperial, California, United StatesView Imperial County Airport on a map Set IPL as destination Airport Get more information about Imperial County Airport
663.06 miles (101.49 km) WNaval Air Facility El Centro (NJK)El Centro, California, United StatesView Naval Air Facility El Centro on a map Set NJK as destination Airport Get more information about Naval Air Facility El Centro
766.48 miles (107.00 km) NBlythe Airport (BLH)Blythe, California, United StatesView Blythe Airport on a map Set BLH as destination Airport Get more information about Blythe Airport
887.89 miles (141.44 km) WNWSalton Sea Airport (SAS)Salton City, California, United StatesView Salton Sea Airport on a map Set SAS as destination Airport Get more information about Salton Sea Airport
9107.78 miles (173.45 km) WNWBorrego Valley Airport (BXS)Borrego Springs, California, United StatesView Borrego Valley Airport on a map Set BXS as destination Airport Get more information about Borrego Valley Airport
10112.12 miles (180.43 km) NWJacqueline Cochran Regional Airport (TRM)Palm Springs, California, United StatesView Jacqueline Cochran Regional Airport on a map Set TRM as destination Airport Get more information about Jacqueline Cochran Regional Airport
11118.03 miles (189.95 km) SEMar de Cortés International Airport (PPE)La Jolla de Cortes, Sonora, MexicoView Mar de Cortés International Airport on a map Set PPE as destination Airport Get more information about Mar de Cortés International Airport
12119.92 miles (192.99 km) SSan Felipe International Airport (SFH)San Felipe, Baja California, MexicoView San Felipe International Airport on a map Set SFH as destination Airport Get more information about San Felipe International Airport
13122.45 miles (197.07 km) NWBermuda Dunes Airport (UDD)Palm Springs, California, United StatesView Bermuda Dunes Airport on a map Set UDD as destination Airport Get more information about Bermuda Dunes Airport
14123.09 miles (198.10 km) ENEBuckeye Municipal Airport (BXK)Buckeye, Arizona, United StatesView Buckeye Municipal Airport on a map Set BXK as destination Airport Get more information about Buckeye Municipal Airport
15127.90 miles (205.83 km) NWTwentynine Palms Airport (TNP)Twentynine Palms, California, United StatesView Twentynine Palms Airport on a map Set TNP as destination Airport Get more information about Twentynine Palms Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Yuma International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Yuma International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,536.75 miles (18,566.55 km) SSir Gaëtan Duval Airport (RRG)Rodrigues Island, MauritiusView Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport on a map Set RRG as destination Airport Get more information about Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport
211,467.66 miles (18,455.36 km) SSESir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport (MRU)Plaisance, MauritiusView Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport on a map Set MRU as destination Airport Get more information about Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport
311,442.99 miles (18,415.67 km) SEPierrefonds Airport (ZSE)Saint-Pierre, RéunionView Pierrefonds Airport on a map Set ZSE as destination Airport Get more information about Pierrefonds Airport
411,422.04 miles (18,381.95 km) SERoland Garros Airport (RUN)St Denis, Réunion, FranceView Roland Garros Airport on a map Set RUN as destination Airport Get more information about Roland Garros Airport
511,205.46 miles (18,033.39 km) ESETôlanaro Airport (FTU)Tôlanaro, MadagascarView Tôlanaro Airport on a map Set FTU as destination Airport Get more information about Tôlanaro Airport
611,125.51 miles (17,904.73 km) ESEMananjary Airport (MNJ)Mananjary, MadagascarView Mananjary Airport on a map Set MNJ as destination Airport Get more information about Mananjary Airport
711,074.22 miles (17,822.19 km) ESEFianarantsoa Airport (WFI)Fianarantsoa, MadagascarView Fianarantsoa Airport on a map Set WFI as destination Airport Get more information about Fianarantsoa Airport
811,072.24 miles (17,819.00 km) ESEAmpanihy Airport (AMP)Ampanihy, MadagascarView Ampanihy Airport on a map Set AMP as destination Airport Get more information about Ampanihy Airport
911,023.38 miles (17,740.37 km) SEToamasino Airport (TMM)Toamasina, MadagascarView Toamasino Airport on a map Set TMM as destination Airport Get more information about Toamasino Airport
1010,988.00 miles (17,683.43 km) SESainte Marie Airport (SMS)Île Sainte-Marie, MadagascarView Sainte Marie Airport on a map Set SMS as destination Airport Get more information about Sainte Marie Airport
1110,971.11 miles (17,656.25 km) SEIvato International Airport (TNR)Antananarivo, MadagascarView Ivato International Airport on a map Set TNR as destination Airport Get more information about Ivato International Airport
1210,929.45 miles (17,589.20 km) ESEManja Airport (MJA)Manja, Menabe, MadagascarView Manja Airport on a map Set MJA as destination Airport Get more information about Manja Airport
1310,908.76 miles (17,555.90 km) ESEMiandrivazo Airport (ZVA)Miandrivazo, MadagascarView Miandrivazo Airport on a map Set ZVA as destination Airport Get more information about Miandrivazo Airport
1410,901.68 miles (17,544.51 km) SETsiroanomandidy Airport (WTS)Tsiroanomandidy, MadagascarView Tsiroanomandidy Airport on a map Set WTS as destination Airport Get more information about Tsiroanomandidy Airport
1510,900.96 miles (17,543.34 km) ESEAndavadoaka Airport (DVD)Andavadoaka, Toliara province, Atsimo-Andrefana region, MadagascarView Andavadoaka Airport on a map Set DVD as destination Airport Get more information about Andavadoaka Airport