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CWF Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: CWF / KCWF
Airport Name: Chennault International Airport
Location: Lake Charles, Louisiana, United States
GPS Coordinates: 30°12'38"N by 93°8'35"W
Area Served: Lake Charles, Louisiana
Operator/Owner: Chennault International Airport Authority
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 17 feet (5 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Chennault International Airport (CWF):

  • Chennault International Airport covers an area of 1,310 acres at an elevation of 17 feet above mean sea level.
  • The closest airport to Chennault International Airport (CWF) is Lake Charles Regional Airport (LCH), which is located only 8 miles (12 kilometers) SW of CWF.
  • Because of Chennault International Airport's relatively low elevation of 17 feet, planes can take off or land at Chennault 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.
  • Sowela Technical Community College, located on the former Chennault Air Force Base, offers a variety of academic and technical programs with terminating certificates, diplomas, and/or associate degrees.
  • Chennault International Airport (CWF) currently has only 1 runway.
  • The furthest airport from Chennault International Airport (CWF) is Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport (CCK), which is located 11,037 miles (17,763 kilometers) away in Cocos Islands, Australia.

Map of Nearest Airports from Chennault International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Chennault International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
17.55 miles (12.15 km) SWLake Charles Regional Airport (LCH)Lake Charles, Louisiana, United StatesView Lake Charles Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Lake Charles Regional Airport Set LCH as destination Airport Get more information about Lake Charles Regional Airport
244.49 miles (71.59 km) NNWBeauregard Regional AirportDeRidder Army Air Base (DRI)De Ridder, Louisiana, United StatesView Beauregard Regional AirportDeRidder Army Air Base on a map View satellite image of Beauregard Regional AirportDeRidder Army Air Base Set DRI as destination Airport Get more information about Beauregard Regional AirportDeRidder Army Air Base
355.45 miles (89.23 km) WSWJack Brooks Regional Airport (BPT)Beaumont/Port Arthur, Texas, United StatesView Jack Brooks Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Jack Brooks Regional Airport Set BPT as destination Airport Get more information about Jack Brooks Regional Airport
464.78 miles (104.25 km) WBeaumont Municipal Airport (BMT)Beaumont, Texas, United StatesView Beaumont Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Beaumont Municipal Airport Set BMT as destination Airport Get more information about Beaumont Municipal Airport
566.68 miles (107.32 km) ENESt. Landry Parish Airport (OPL)Opelousas, Louisiana, United StatesView St. Landry Parish Airport on a map View satellite image of St. Landry Parish Airport Set OPL as destination Airport Get more information about St. Landry Parish Airport
669.00 miles (111.04 km) ELafayette Regional Airport (LFT)Lafayette, Louisiana, United StatesView Lafayette Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Lafayette Regional Airport Set LFT as destination Airport Get more information about Lafayette Regional Airport
776.19 miles (122.62 km) EAcadiana Regional Airport (ARA)New Iberia, Louisiana, United StatesView Acadiana Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Acadiana Regional Airport Set ARA as destination Airport Get more information about Acadiana Regional Airport
884.86 miles (136.57 km) NNEAlexandria International Airport (AEX)Alexandria, Louisiana, United StatesView Alexandria International Airport on a map View satellite image of Alexandria International Airport Set AEX as destination Airport Get more information about Alexandria International Airport
996.05 miles (154.57 km) NNEEsler Field (ESF)Alexandria, Louisiana, United StatesView Esler Field on a map View satellite image of Esler Field Set ESF as destination Airport Get more information about Esler Field
10105.15 miles (169.22 km) ENEFalse River Regional Airport (HZR)New Roads, Louisiana, United StatesView False River Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of False River Regional Airport Set HZR as destination Airport Get more information about False River Regional Airport
11112.19 miles (180.55 km) WSWBaytown Airport (HPY)Baytown, Texas, United StatesView Baytown Airport on a map View satellite image of Baytown Airport Set HPY as destination Airport Get more information about Baytown Airport
12113.41 miles (182.52 km) ESEHarry P. Williams Memorial Airport (PTN)Patterson, Louisiana, United StatesView Harry P. Williams Memorial Airport on a map View satellite image of Harry P. Williams Memorial Airport Set PTN as destination Airport Get more information about Harry P. Williams Memorial Airport
13118.78 miles (191.16 km) NWAngelina County Airport (LFK)Lufkin, Texas, United StatesView Angelina County Airport on a map View satellite image of Angelina County Airport Set LFK as destination Airport Get more information about Angelina County Airport
14120.87 miles (194.53 km) EBaton Rouge Metropolitan Airport (BTR)Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United StatesView Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport on a map View satellite image of Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport Set BTR as destination Airport Get more information about Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport
15121.99 miles (196.33 km) WSWScholes International Airport at Galveston (GLS)Galveston, Texas, United StatesView Scholes International Airport at Galveston on a map View satellite image of Scholes International Airport at Galveston Set GLS as destination Airport Get more information about Scholes International Airport at Galveston

Map of Furthest Airports from Chennault International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Chennault International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,037.44 miles (17,763.00 km) SSWCocos (Keeling) Island Airport (CCK)Cocos Islands, AustraliaView Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport on a map View satellite image of Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport Set CCK as destination Airport Get more information about Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport
210,802.32 miles (17,384.60 km) ESESir Gaëtan Duval Airport (RRG)Rodrigues Island, MauritiusView Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport on a map View satellite image of Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport Set RRG as destination Airport Get more information about Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport
310,784.42 miles (17,355.79 km) WShark 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
410,774.92 miles (17,340.51 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
510,768.70 miles (17,330.50 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
610,763.34 miles (17,321.87 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
710,758.28 miles (17,313.74 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
810,757.53 miles (17,312.52 km) WCarnarvon 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
910,751.67 miles (17,303.08 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
1010,740.43 miles (17,285.00 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
1110,735.70 miles (17,277.39 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
1210,720.84 miles (17,253.48 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
1310,715.15 miles (17,244.32 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
1410,710.93 miles (17,237.53 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
1510,708.75 miles (17,234.02 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