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SPS Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: SPS / KSPS
Airport Names:
  1. Sheppard Air Force Base
  2. Sheppard AFB
Location: Wichita Falls, Texas, United States
GPS Coordinates: 33°59'20"N by 98°29'30"W
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Facts about Sheppard Air Force Base (SPS):

  • As of September 2013, Brigadier General Scott Kindsvater is the commander of the 82d Training Wing, and he concurrently serves as the installation commander of Sheppard AFB.
  • The closest airport to Sheppard Air Force Base (SPS) is Kickapoo Downtown Airport (KIP), which is located only 9 miles (14 kilometers) S of SPS.
  • The furthest airport from Sheppard Air Force Base (SPS) is Sir Gaëtan Duval Airport (RRG), which is located 10,952 miles (17,626 kilometers) away in Rodrigues Island, Mauritius.
  • In addition to being known as "Sheppard Air Force Base", another name for SPS is "Sheppard AFB".
  • Comptroller, transportation, and intelligence training moved to Sheppard from Lowry AFB, Colorado, in the fall of 1954.
  • The host unit on Sheppard Air Force Base is the 82nd Training Wing whose mission makes it the most diversified training base within the Air Education and Training Command.
  • In February 1992, restructuring and downsizing of the Air Force caused a realignment and renumbering of units at Sheppard.
  • Sheppard Air Force Base is named in honor of Senator John Morris Sheppard of Texas, chairman of the Senate Military Affairs Committee from 1933 until his death on 9 April 1941.

Map of Nearest Airports from Sheppard Air Force Base:

List of Nearest Airports from Sheppard Air Force Base:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
18.87 miles (14.27 km) SKickapoo Downtown Airport (KIP)Wichita Falls, Texas, United StatesView Kickapoo Downtown Airport on a map Set KIP as destination Airport Get more information about Kickapoo Downtown Airport
237.70 miles (60.67 km) NWFrederick Regional Airport (FDR)Frederick, Oklahoma, United StatesView Frederick Regional Airport on a map Set FDR as destination Airport Get more information about Frederick Regional Airport
340.23 miles (64.74 km) NLawton–Fort Sill Regional Airport (LAW)Lawton, Oklahoma, United StatesView Lawton–Fort Sill Regional Airport on a map Set LAW as destination Airport Get more information about Lawton–Fort Sill Regional Airport
445.08 miles (72.55 km) NEHalliburton Field (DUC)Duncan, Oklahoma, United StatesView Halliburton Field on a map Set DUC as destination Airport Get more information about Halliburton Field
545.54 miles (73.29 km) SSWOlney Municipal Airport (ONY)Olney, Texas, United StatesView Olney Municipal Airport on a map Set ONY as destination Airport Get more information about Olney Municipal Airport
645.95 miles (73.94 km) NHenry Post Army Airfield (FSI)Fort Sill, Oklahoma, United StatesView Henry Post Army Airfield on a map Set FSI as destination Airport Get more information about Henry Post Army Airfield
764.44 miles (103.70 km) NWAltus Air Force Base (LTS)Altus, Oklahoma, United StatesView Altus Air Force Base on a map Set LTS as destination Airport Get more information about Altus Air Force Base
868.83 miles (110.77 km) NWAltus/Quartz Mountain Regional Airport (AXS)Altus, Oklahoma, United StatesView Altus/Quartz Mountain Regional Airport on a map Set AXS as destination Airport Get more information about Altus/Quartz Mountain Regional Airport
976.24 miles (122.70 km) NNWHobart Regional Airport (HBR)Hobart, Oklahoma, United StatesView Hobart Regional Airport on a map Set HBR as destination Airport Get more information about Hobart Regional Airport
1077.91 miles (125.38 km) ESEGainesville Municipal Airport (GLE)Gainesville, Texas, United StatesView Gainesville Municipal Airport on a map Set GLE as destination Airport Get more information about Gainesville Municipal Airport
1179.12 miles (127.33 km) EArdmore Downtown Executive Airport (AHD)Ardmore, Oklahoma, United StatesView Ardmore Downtown Executive Airport on a map Set AHD as destination Airport Get more information about Ardmore Downtown Executive Airport
1282.18 miles (132.26 km) NNEChickasha Municipal Airport (CHK)Chickasha, Oklahoma, United StatesView Chickasha Municipal Airport on a map Set CHK as destination Airport Get more information about Chickasha Municipal Airport
1386.91 miles (139.87 km) ENEArdmore Municipal Airport (ADM)Ardmore, Oklahoma, United StatesView Ardmore Municipal Airport on a map Set ADM as destination Airport Get more information about Ardmore Municipal Airport
1487.05 miles (140.09 km) SSEMineral Wells Airport (MWL)Mineral Wells, Texas, United StatesView Mineral Wells Airport on a map Set MWL as destination Airport Get more information about Mineral Wells Airport
1596.71 miles (155.64 km) SEFort Worth Alliance Airport (AFW)Fort Worth, Texas, United StatesView Fort Worth Alliance Airport on a map Set AFW as destination Airport Get more information about Fort Worth Alliance Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Sheppard Air Force Base:

List of Furthest Airports from Sheppard Air Force Base:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
110,952.14 miles (17,625.72 km) SESir 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
210,705.81 miles (17,229.28 km) ESESir 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
310,648.35 miles (17,136.81 km) SWCocos (Keeling) Island Airport (CCK)Cocos Islands, AustraliaView Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport on a map Set CCK as destination Airport Get more information about Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport
410,624.25 miles (17,098.03 km) ESEPierrefonds Airport (ZSE)Saint-Pierre, RéunionView Pierrefonds Airport on a map Set ZSE as destination Airport Get more information about Pierrefonds Airport
510,612.02 miles (17,078.34 km) ESERoland 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
610,520.50 miles (16,931.06 km) WMargaret 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
710,500.62 miles (16,899.06 km) WBusselton 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
810,481.04 miles (16,867.56 km) WBunbury Airport (BUY)Bunbury, Western Australia, AustraliaView Bunbury Airport on a map Set BUY as destination Airport Get more information about Bunbury Airport
910,468.99 miles (16,848.16 km) WRottnest Airport (RTS)Rottnest Island, Western Australia, AustraliaView Rottnest Airport on a map Set RTS as destination Airport Get more information about Rottnest Airport
1010,466.62 miles (16,844.35 km) WJurien 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
1110,465.64 miles (16,842.77 km) WManjimup Airport (MJP)Manjimup, Western Australia, AustraliaView Manjimup Airport on a map Set MJP as destination Airport Get more information about Manjimup Airport
1210,455.01 miles (16,825.67 km) WGeraldton Airport (GET)Geraldton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Geraldton Airport on a map Set GET as destination Airport Get more information about Geraldton Airport
1310,454.65 miles (16,825.09 km) WKalbarri Airport (KAX)Kalbarri, Western Australia, AustraliaView Kalbarri Airport on a map Set KAX as destination Airport Get more information about Kalbarri Airport
1410,450.97 miles (16,819.16 km) WJandakot Airport (JAD)Jandakot, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jandakot Airport on a map Set JAD as destination Airport Get more information about Jandakot Airport
1510,446.19 miles (16,811.47 km) WShark Bay Airport (MJK)Monkey Mia, Western Australia, AustraliaView Shark Bay Airport on a map Set MJK as destination Airport Get more information about Shark Bay Airport