Nearest major airport to Mount Rushmore:

The closest major airport to Mount Rushmore is Rapid City Regional Airport (RAP / KRAP). This airport is in Rapid City, South Dakota and is 32 miles from the center of Mount Rushmore. If you're looking for domestic flights to RAP, check the airlines that fly to RAP.

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International airports near Mount Rushmore

390 miles: Denver International Airport - Denver, CO (DEN / KDEN)
580 miles: Regina International Airport - Regina, Canada (YQR / CYQR)
593 miles: Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport - Minneapolis, MN (MSP / KMSP)
603 miles: Hector International Airport - Fargo, ND (FAR / KFAR)
646 miles: Salt Lake City International Airport - Salt Lake City, UT (SLC / KSLC)
651 miles: Des Moines International Airport - Des Moines, IA (DSM / KDSM)
712 miles: Kansas City International Airport - Kansas City, MO (MCI / KMCI)
745 miles: Saskatoon John G. Diefenbaker International Airport - Saskatoon, Canada (YXE / CYXE)
788 miles: Duluth International Airport - Duluth, MN (DLH / KDLH)
820 miles: Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport - Winnipeg, Canada (YWG / CYWG)

Domestic airports near Mount Rushmore

32 miles: Rapid City Regional Airport - Rapid City, SD (RAP / KRAP)
102 miles: Chadron Municipal Airport - Chadron, NE (CDR / KCDR)
138 miles: Gillette-Campbell County Airport - Gillette, WY (GCC / KGCC)
162 miles: Alliance Municipal Airport - Alliance, NE (AIA / KAIA)
206 miles: Western Nebraska Regional Airport - Scottsbluff, NE (BFF / KBFF)

Local airports near Mount Rushmore

22 miles: Custer County - Custer, SD (VWF)
24 miles: Custer State Park - Fairburn, SD (WQQ)
32 miles: Ellsworth Air Force Base - Meade, SD (RCA / KRCA)
35 miles: Ellsworth - Ellsworth A.F.B., SD (ELR)
62 miles: Mondell Field - Weston, WY (ECS / KECS)
69 miles: Black Hills Airport - Spearfish, SD (SPF / KSPF)

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Mount Rushmore

Landmark: Mount Rushmore
State: South Dakota
Country: United States
Category: landmarks

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