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IWS Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: IWS / KIWS
Airport Name: West Houston Airport
Location: Houston, Texas, United States
GPS Coordinates: 29°49'5"N by 95°40'20"W
Area Served: Houston, Texas
Operator/Owner: West Houston Airport Corp.
Airport Type: Public use
Elevation: 111 feet (34 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about West Houston Airport (IWS):

  • West Houston Airport owned and operated by Gary Gandy covers an area of 200 acres at an elevation of 111 feet above mean sea level.
  • Because of West Houston Airport's relatively low elevation of 111 feet, planes can take off or land at West Houston 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.
  • West Houston Airport (IWS) currently has only 1 runway.
  • The new sign at the entrance
  • The furthest airport from West Houston Airport (IWS) is Cocos (Keeling) Island Airport (CCK), which is located 10,979 miles (17,668 kilometers) away in Cocos Islands, Australia.
  • The closest airport to West Houston Airport (IWS) is Andrau Airpark (AAP), which is located only 9 miles (14 kilometers) SE of IWS.

Map of Nearest Airports from West Houston Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from West Houston Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
18.83 miles (14.21 km) SEAndrau Airpark (AAP)Houston, Texas, United StatesView Andrau Airpark on a map View satellite image of Andrau Airpark Set AAP as destination Airport Get more information about Andrau Airpark
213.58 miles (21.86 km) SSugar Land Regional Airport (SGR)Sugar Land, Texas (near Houston), United StatesView Sugar Land Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Sugar Land Regional Airport Set SGR as destination Airport Get more information about Sugar Land Regional Airport
318.29 miles (29.44 km) NNEDavid Wayne Hooks Memorial Airport (DWH)Houston, Texas, United StatesView David Wayne Hooks Memorial Airport on a map View satellite image of David Wayne Hooks Memorial Airport Set DWH as destination Airport Get more information about David Wayne Hooks Memorial Airport
422.91 miles (36.88 km) ENEGeorge Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH)Houston, Texas, United StatesView George Bush Intercontinental Airport on a map View satellite image of George Bush Intercontinental Airport Set IAH as destination Airport Get more information about George Bush Intercontinental Airport
526.46 miles (42.59 km) ESEWilliam P. Hobby Airport (HOU)Houston, Texas, United StatesView William P. Hobby Airport on a map View satellite image of William P. Hobby Airport Set HOU as destination Airport Get more information about William P. Hobby Airport
634.10 miles (54.88 km) ESEEllington Field Joint Reserve BaseEllington Air Force BaseEllington Field (EFD)Houston, Texas, United StatesView Ellington Field Joint Reserve BaseEllington Air Force BaseEllington Field on a map View satellite image of Ellington Field Joint Reserve BaseEllington Air Force BaseEllington Field Set EFD as destination Airport Get more information about Ellington Field Joint Reserve BaseEllington Air Force BaseEllington Field
740.00 miles (64.38 km) NNELone Star Executive Airport (CXO)Houston, Texas, United StatesView Lone Star Executive Airport on a map View satellite image of Lone Star Executive Airport Set CXO as destination Airport Get more information about Lone Star Executive Airport
843.21 miles (69.54 km) EBaytown 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
948.56 miles (78.15 km) SWWharton Regional Airport (WHT)Wharton, Texas, United StatesView Wharton Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Wharton Regional Airport Set WHT as destination Airport Get more information about Wharton Regional Airport
1050.64 miles (81.50 km) SSETexas Gulf Coast Regional Airport (LJN)Angleton / Lake Jackson, Texas, United StatesView Texas Gulf Coast Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Texas Gulf Coast Regional Airport Set LJN as destination Airport Get more information about Texas Gulf Coast Regional Airport
1159.50 miles (95.76 km) SBay City Municipal Airport (BBC)Bay City, Texas, United StatesView Bay City Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Bay City Municipal Airport Set BBC as destination Airport Get more information about Bay City Municipal Airport
1261.99 miles (99.76 km) SEScholes 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
1364.36 miles (103.58 km) NBruce Brothers Huntsville Regional Airport (HTV)Huntsville, Texas, United StatesView Bruce Brothers Huntsville Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Bruce Brothers Huntsville Regional Airport Set HTV as destination Airport Get more information about Bruce Brothers Huntsville Regional Airport
1467.36 miles (108.40 km) NWEasterwood Airport (CLL)College Station, Texas, United StatesView Easterwood Airport on a map View satellite image of Easterwood Airport Set CLL as destination Airport Get more information about Easterwood Airport
1573.41 miles (118.14 km) NNWCoulter Field (CFD)Bryan, Texas, United StatesView Coulter Field on a map View satellite image of Coulter Field Set CFD as destination Airport Get more information about Coulter Field

Map of Furthest Airports from West Houston Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from West Houston Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
110,978.58 miles (17,668.27 km) SWCocos (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
210,952.82 miles (17,626.82 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
310,653.72 miles (17,145.45 km) ESESir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport (MRU)Plaisance, MauritiusView Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport on a map View satellite image of Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport Set MRU as destination Airport Get more information about Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport
410,634.50 miles (17,114.52 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
510,622.80 miles (17,095.70 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
610,615.95 miles (17,084.67 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
710,610.33 miles (17,075.63 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
810,609.04 miles (17,073.55 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
910,604.64 miles (17,066.48 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
1010,598.75 miles (17,056.99 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
1110,586.79 miles (17,037.74 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
1210,582.60 miles (17,030.99 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
1310,567.23 miles (17,006.26 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
1410,561.50 miles (16,997.04 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
1510,558.05 miles (16,991.49 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