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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Pana.

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Around Pana ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Birmingham. It is located about 45 miles [72 km] to the southwest of Pana. Birmingham has a population of 212,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Huntsville. It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the northwest of Pana and has a population of 191,000 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 and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Albertville   [Map]   21,462   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Anniston   [Map]   22,347   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Center Point   [Map]   16,655   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,350   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Fort Payne   [Map]   14,150   NE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Gadsden   [Map]   36,084   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Gardendale   [Map]   13,711   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Hartselle   [Map]   14,493   NW   46 miles [74 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,708   SW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,691   SW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Oxford   [Map]   21,249   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Scottsboro   [Map]   14,722   N   44 miles [70.8 km]
Talladega   [Map]   15,709   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,023   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,174   SW   47 miles [75.6 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Altoona   [Map]   924   W   Less than 2 miles
Attalla   [Map]   5,899   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Clarence   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Craig   [Map]   ---   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Douglas   [Map]   758   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Egypt   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Gallant   [Map]   ---   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Hoods Crossroads   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Horton   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Ivalee   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Mountainboro   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Snead   [Map]   843   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Steele   [Map]   1,078   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Susan Moore   [Map]   770   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Walnut Grove   [Map]   685   N   Less than 2 miles

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

Etowah County ...

Pana is located in Etowah County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Etowah County: Blount, Calhoun, Cherokee, DeKalb, Marshall & Saint Clair.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Pana ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Robbins Fld.   [Map]   20A   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Gadsden Muni.   [Map]   ---   ESE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]   GAD   ESE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Albertville Rgnl.(ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]   8A0   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Guntersville Muni.   [Map]   8A1   N   24 miles [38.6 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 Pana.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Pana. 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   SW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ESE   110 miles [177 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   145 miles [233.4 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   TYS   NE   178 miles [286.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   NNW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   SE   82 miles [132 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   NW   89 miles [143.2 km]
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   NE   92 miles [148.1 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   SW   94 miles [151.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Robbins Fld.   [Map]   20A   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Gadsden Muni.   [Map]   ---   ESE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]   GAD   ESE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Albertville Rgnl.(ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]   8A0   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Guntersville Muni.   [Map]   8A1   N   24 miles [38.6 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
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Albertville Rgnl.   (ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Folsom Fld.   (3A1/K3A1)   [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
 
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
 
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.   (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Alabama Regional 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
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Etowah County: www.etowahcounty.org/

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 Pana.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pana. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0390, Longitude: -86.2950     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pana 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 Pana), 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 Pana.



 
 
 

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