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The location of Wing

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Wing ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Enterprise. It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the northeast of Wing. Enterprise has a population of 28,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Crestview (FL). It is located about 18 miles [28 km] to the south of Wing and has a population of 23,600 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 Wing and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Andalusia   [Map]   8,968   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Brewton   [Map]   5,432   W   27 miles [43.5 km]
East Brewton   [Map]   2,415   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Elba   [Map]   3,893   NE   41 miles [66 km]
Evergreen   [Map]   3,693   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Geneva   [Map]   4,424   E   43 miles [69.2 km]
Opp   [Map]   6,586   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
De Funiak Springs (FL)   [Map]   6,284   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Destin (FL)   [Map]   13,654   S   44 miles [70.8 km]
Fort Walton Beach (FL)   [Map]   21,971   S   41 miles [66 km]
Freeport (FL)   [Map]   2,119   SE   46 miles [74 km]
Mary Esther (FL)   [Map]   4,289   S   42 miles [67.6 km]
Milton (FL)   [Map]   9,839   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Niceville (FL)   [Map]   14,974   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Valparaiso (FL)   [Map]   5,072   S   36 miles [57.9 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Bradley   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Brooklyn   [Map]   ---   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Carolina   [Map]   296   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Florala   [Map]   1,952   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Horn Hill   [Map]   227   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Libertyville   [Map]   114   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Lockhart   [Map]   514   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
River Falls   [Map]   523   N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Baker (FL)   [Map]   ---   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Cannon Town (FL)   [Map]   ---   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Garden City (FL)   [Map]   ---   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Laurel Hill (FL)   [Map]   588   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Milligan (FL)   [Map]   ---   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Paxton (FL)   [Map]   774   E   18 miles [29 km]
Svea (FL)   [Map]   ---   E   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Covington County ...

Wing is located in Covington County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Covington County: Butler, Coffee, Conecuh, Crenshaw, Escambia, Geneva, Okaloosa (FL) & Walton (FL).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Wing ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some names catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Beaver Creek (FL)   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest of Wing   [Map]
Dixie   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Flowersville (FL)   -   16 miles [25.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Garden City (FL)   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the South   [Map]
Georgiaville   -   16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Good Hope (FL)   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the South   [Map]
Oak Grove (FL)   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the South   [Map]
Red Oak   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Rock Creek (FL)   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Silver Springs (FL)   -   15 miles [24.1 km] to the South   [Map]
Stanley   -   15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights to see and places to visit:

For the State of Alabama

    Alabama Tourism
    Alabama Parks

    Fishing in Alabama
    Hunting in Alabama


National Park System (NPS) - Parks, Monuments & Preserves

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Alabama

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in Alabama

Airports Near Wing ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Bob Sikes Airport(ICAO: KCEW)   [Map]   CEW   SSE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Florala Muni.(ICAO: K0J4)   [Map]   0J4   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
South Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: K79J)   [Map]   79J   NNE   23 miles [37 km]
Brewton Muni.   [Map]   12J   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Defuniak Springs Airport   [Map]   54J   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Peter Prince Fld.   [Map]   2R4   SW   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 Wing.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Wing. 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
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SW   51 miles [82.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Dothan Rgnl. (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]   DHN   ENE   71 miles [114.3 km]
Panama City - Bay County Intl. (PFN/KPFN)   [Map]   PFN   SE   78 miles [125.5 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   N   88 miles [141.6 km]
Mobile Downtown Airport(ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]   BFM   WSW   90 miles [144.8 km]
Mobile Rgnl. (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]   MOB   WSW   99 miles [159.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Bob Sikes Airport(ICAO: KCEW)   [Map]   CEW   SSE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Florala Muni.(ICAO: K0J4)   [Map]   0J4   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
South Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: K79J)   [Map]   79J   NNE   23 miles [37 km]
Brewton Muni.   [Map]   12J   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Defuniak Springs Airport   [Map]   54J   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Peter Prince Fld.   [Map]   2R4   SW   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.

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
 
Bob Sikes Airport   (ICAO: KCEW)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Florala Muni.   (ICAO: K0J4)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
South Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: K79J)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Middleton Fld.   (ICAO: KGZH)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Destin Airport   (ICAO: KDTS)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
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
 
Jacksonville Intl.   (JAX/KJAX)   [Map]
        Website for Jacksonville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dothan Rgnl.   (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]
        Website for Dothan Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Panama City - Bay County Intl.   (PFN/KPFN)   [Map]
        Website for Panama City - Bay County International Airport
        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
 
Mobile Downtown Airport   (ICAO: KBFM)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mobile Rgnl.   (MOB/KMOB)   [Map]
        Website for Mobile Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Communities in Alabama

About Covington County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Wing.

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

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Wing. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Wing

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wing. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.0277, Longitude: -86.6105     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wing 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 Wing), 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 Wing.



 
 
 

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