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Glen Haven, Alabama
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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Glen Haven.

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Around Glen Haven ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Huntsville. It is located about 27 miles [43 km] to the northwest of Glen Haven. Huntsville has a population of 191,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Decatur. It is located about 43 miles [69 km] to the west of Glen Haven and has a population of 55,400 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Glen Haven and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Albertville   [Map]   21,462   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Arab   [Map]   8,295   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Athens   [Map]   24,966   NW   46 miles [74 km]
Attalla   [Map]   5,899   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Boaz   [Map]   9,688   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,350   SW   41 miles [66 km]
Fort Payne   [Map]   14,150   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Gadsden   [Map]   36,084   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Guntersville   [Map]   8,385   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Hartselle   [Map]   14,493   W   41 miles [66 km]
Madison   [Map]   46,962   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Oneonta   [Map]   6,615   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Rainbow City   [Map]   9,580   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Scottsboro   [Map]   14,722   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Southside   [Map]   8,572   S   41 miles [66 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Chigger Hill   [Map]   ---   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Columbus City Ferry   [Map]   ---   S   Less than 2 miles
Columbus City   [Map]   ---   SW   Less than 2 miles
Grant   [Map]   903   NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Gregory   [Map]   ---   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Grove Oak   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Langston   [Map]   266   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Mill Village   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
New Hope   [Map]   2,800   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Paint Rock   [Map]   207   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Rabbit Town   [Map]   ---   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Scant City   [Map]   ---   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Union Grove   [Map]   79   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Woodville   [Map]   735   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Wyeth City   [Map]   ---   S   10 miles [16.1 km]

For more communities neighboring Glen Haven, please visit our County-by-County Page for Glen Haven.

Marshall County ...

Glen Haven is located in Marshall County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Marshall County: Blount, Cullman, DeKalb, Etowah, Jackson, Madison & Morgan.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Glen Haven.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Glen Haven. 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 Glen Haven. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

Airports Near Glen Haven ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Glen Haven.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Guntersville Muni.   [Map]   8A1   SSW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Albertville Rgnl.(ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]   8A0   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Scottsboro Muni.   [Map]   4A6   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Madison County Sky Park   [Map]   ---   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Isbell Fld.(4A9/K4A9)   [Map]   4A9   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Madison County Exec. (ICAO: KMDQ)   [Map]   MDQ   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   WNW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Gadsden Muni.   [Map]   ---   SSE   35 miles [56.3 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 Glen Haven.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Glen Haven. 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   SSW   70 miles [112.7 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNW   116 miles [186.7 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ESE   117 miles [188.3 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   TYS   NE   155 miles [249.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   WNW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   ENE   69 miles [111 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   WNW   81 miles [130.4 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   SSE   105 miles [169 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   SW   118 miles [189.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Guntersville Muni.   [Map]   8A1   SSW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Albertville Rgnl.(ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]   8A0   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Scottsboro Muni.   [Map]   4A6   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Madison County Sky Park   [Map]   ---   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Isbell Fld.(4A9/K4A9)   [Map]   4A9   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Madison County Exec. (ICAO: KMDQ)   [Map]   MDQ   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Gadsden Muni.   [Map]   ---   SSE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]   GAD   SSE   35 miles [56.3 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
 
Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
        Website for Nashville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Albertville Rgnl.   (ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Isbell Fld.   (4A9/K4A9)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Madison County Exec.   (ICAO: KMDQ)   [Map]
        Website for Madison County Executive Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]
        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
 
Folsom Fld.   (3A1/K3A1)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Pryor Fld. Rgnl.   (ICAO: KDCU)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Fayetteville Muni.   (ICAO: KFYM)   [Map]
        Website for Fayetteville Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
McGhee Tyson Airport   (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]
        Website for McGhee Tyson 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
 
Northwest Florida Rgnl.   (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Florida Regional Airport (Elgin AFB)
        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
 
Lovell Fld.   (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]
        Website for Lovell Field
        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
 

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

The official website for Marshall County: www.marshallco.org/www/

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 Glen Haven.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that stretches from Glen Haven. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Glen Haven) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Glen Haven. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4820, Longitude: -86.2208     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Glen Haven 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 Glen Haven), 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 Glen Haven.



 
 
 

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