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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Altadena Forest Estates.

This page contains four sections:

Around Altadena Forest Estates ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Birmingham. It lies just northwest of Altadena Forest Estates. Birmingham has a population of 212,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Tuscaloosa. It is located about 46 miles [74 km] to the west of Altadena Forest Estates and has a population of 98,300 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Altadena Forest Estates and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   32,707   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,730   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Center Point   [Map]   16,655   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Gardendale   [Map]   13,711   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,264   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,708   NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Hoover   [Map]   84,848   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,710   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Jasper   [Map]   14,071   NW   41 miles [66 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,691   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Northport   [Map]   24,772   W   50 miles [80.5 km]
Pelham   [Map]   22,885   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Talladega   [Map]   15,709   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,023   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,174   NE   Less than 2 miles

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Cahaba Heights   [Map]   ---   NE   Less than 2 miles
English Village   [Map]   ---   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Fairfield Village   [Map]   ---   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Gate City   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Indian Springs Village   [Map]   2,523   S   5 miles [8 km]
Inverness   [Map]   ---   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Irondale   [Map]   12,423   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Lake Purdy   [Map]   ---   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Marks Village   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Mason City   [Map]   ---   W   5 miles [8 km]
Meadowbrook   [Map]   ---   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Mountain Brook Village   [Map]   ---   NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Shannon   [Map]   ---   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Shoal Creek   [Map]   ---   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Vulcan City   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]

For more communities neighboring Altadena Forest Estates, please visit our County-by-County Page for Altadena Forest Estates.

Jefferson County ...

Altadena Forest Estates is located in Jefferson County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Jefferson County: Bibb, Blount, Saint Clair, Shelby, Tuscaloosa & Walker.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Altadena Forest Estates.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Altadena Forest Estates. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Altadena Forest Estates. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

Airports Near Altadena Forest Estates ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Altadena Forest Estates.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   S   18 miles [29 km]
St. Clair Co. Airport    [Map]   PLR   ENE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Sylacauga Muni.(ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]   SCD   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would be a better fit to our travel plans.<5> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and where they are relatively close to Altadena Forest Estates.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Altadena Forest Estates. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   134 miles [215.7 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   185 miles [297.7 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   S   204 miles [328.3 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   S   206 miles [331.5 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   WNW   214 miles [344.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   WSW   51 miles [82.1 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SSE   81 miles [130.4 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   N   82 miles [132 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   ESE   82 miles [132 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   NNW   102 miles [164.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   S   18 miles [29 km]
St. Clair Co. Airport    [Map]   PLR   ENE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Sylacauga Muni.(ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]   SCD   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

Birmingham Intl.   (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]
        Website for Birmingham - Shuttlesworth International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
        Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.   (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Alabama Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Shelby Co. Airport   (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]
        Website for Shelby County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Sylacauga Muni.   (ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
        Website for Nashville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Anniston Metro Airport   (ANB/KANB)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northwest Florida Rgnl.   (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Florida Regional Airport (Elgin AFB)
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
        Website for Pensacola Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
        Website for Montgomery Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Huntsville Intl.   (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]
        Website for Huntsville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Altadena Forest Estates. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffcointouch.com/

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Altadena Forest Estates.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting in Altadena Forest Estates. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Altadena Forest Estates) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Altadena Forest Estates. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4404, Longitude: -86.7528     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Altadena Forest Estates have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

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<4>On an airport-by-airport basis, an NFDC report typically includes a description of airport operations, contacts, the runway(s), and radio, navigation & weather frequencies. The National Flight Data Center (NFDC) is operated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with the purpose of collecting, validating and disseminating information about airports.

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<5>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Altadena Forest Estates), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Altadena Forest Estates.



 
 
 

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