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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Summit ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Fayetteville. It is located about 26 miles [41 km] to the south of where Summit would have been located. Fayetteville has a population of 85,300 people.<1>

The next largest community is Springdale. It is located about 19 miles [30 km] to the south of Summit and has a population of 79,600 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 Summit and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Bella Vista   [Map]   ---   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Bentonville   [Map]   49,298   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Centerton   [Map]   14,001   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Farmington   [Map]   6,893   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
Lowell   [Map]   9,215   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Rogers   [Map]   66,430   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Siloam Springs   [Map]   16,842   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Aurora (MO)   [Map]   7,481   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Carthage (MO)   [Map]   14,350   N   49 miles [78.9 km]
Joplin (MO)   [Map]   52,288   NW   46 miles [74 km]
Monett (MO)   [Map]   8,969   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Neosho (MO)   [Map]   12,031   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Webb City (MO)   [Map]   11,334   N   49 miles [78.9 km]
Grove (OK)   [Map]   7,060   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Miami (OK)   [Map]   13,212   NW   47 miles [75.6 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Avoca   [Map]   516   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Cave Springs   [Map]   4,432   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Garfield   [Map]   572   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Gateway   [Map]   473   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Gravette   [Map]   3,304   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Highfill   [Map]   652   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Hiwasse   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Little Flock   [Map]   2,754   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Pea Ridge   [Map]   5,721   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Prairie Creek   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Sulphur Springs   [Map]   540   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Jane (MO)   [Map]   308   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Pineville (MO)   [Map]   791   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Powell (MO)   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Seligman (MO)   [Map]   845   E   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Benton County ...

Summit would have been located within present day Benton County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Benton County: Carroll, Madison, Washington, Barry (MO), McDonald (MO), Adair (OK) & Delaware (OK).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Summit ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Summit.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Summit. 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 Summit. 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 Arkansas

    Arkansas Tourism

    Fishing in Arkansas
    Hunting in Arkansas


National Park Service (NPS) sites in Arkansas

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Arkansas

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

Airports Near Summit ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Rogers Muni.(ICAO: KROG)   [Map]   ROG   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Bentonville Muni.(ICAO: KVBT)   [Map]   VBT   SSW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Northwest Arkansas Rgnl. (ICAO: KXNA)   [Map]   XNA   SSW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Springdale Muni.(SPZ/KASG)   [Map]   ASG   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Cassville Muni.   [Map]   94K   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Smith Fld.(ICAO: KSLG)   [Map]   SLG   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Neosho Hugh Robinson Airport   [Map]   EOS   NNW   26 miles [41.8 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 Summit.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Summit. 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
Tulsa Intl. (TUL/KTUL)   [Map]   TUL   W   96 miles [154.5 km]
Little Rock National Airport (LIT/KLIT)   [Map]   LIT   SE   162 miles [260.7 km]
Kansas City Intl. (MCI/KMCI)   [Map]   MCI   N   197 miles [317 km]
Will Rogers World Airport (OKC/KOKC)   [Map]   OKC   WSW   204 miles [328.3 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   ESE   255 miles [410.4 km]
Lambert - St. Louis Intl. (STL/KSTL)   [Map]   STL   NE   261 miles [420 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Northwest Arkansas Rgnl. (ICAO: KXNA)   [Map]   XNA   SSW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Joplin Rgnl. (JLN/KJLN)   [Map]   JLN   NNW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Branson Meml. (ICAO: KBBG)   [Map]   BBG   E   55 miles [88.5 km]
Boone Co. Airport (HRO/KHRO)   [Map]   HRO   ESE   59 miles [95 km]
Springfield Airport (SGF/KSGF)   [Map]   SGF   NE   69 miles [111 km]
Fort Smith Rgnl. (FSM/KFSM)   [Map]   FSM   S   78 miles [125.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Rogers Muni.(ICAO: KROG)   [Map]   ROG   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Bentonville Muni.(ICAO: KVBT)   [Map]   VBT   SSW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Springdale Muni.(SPZ/KASG)   [Map]   ASG   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Cassville Muni.   [Map]   94K   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Smith Fld.(ICAO: KSLG)   [Map]   SLG   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Neosho Hugh Robinson Airport   [Map]   EOS   NNW   26 miles [41.8 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.

Tulsa Intl.   (TUL/KTUL)   [Map]
        Website for Tulsa International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Little Rock National Airport   (LIT/KLIT)   [Map]
        Website for Little Rock National Airport / Adams Field
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Springfield Airport   (SGF/KSGF)   [Map]
        Website for Springfield - Branson National Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Fort Smith Rgnl.   (FSM/KFSM)   [Map]
        Website for Fort Smith Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Rogers Muni.   (ICAO: KROG)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Bentonville Muni.   (ICAO: KVBT)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Springdale Muni.   (SPZ/KASG)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Smith Fld.   (ICAO: KSLG)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Drake Fld.   (FYV/KFYV)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Kansas City Intl.   (MCI/KMCI)   [Map]
        Website for Kansas City International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Monett Muni.   (ICAO: KHFJ)   [Map]
        Website for Monett Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Grove Muni.   (ICAO: KGMJ)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Will Rogers World Airport   (OKC/KOKC)   [Map]
        Website for Will Rogers World 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
 
Lambert - St. Louis Intl.   (STL/KSTL)   [Map]
        Website for Lambert - Saint Louis International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northwest Arkansas Rgnl.   (ICAO: KXNA)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Joplin Rgnl.   (JLN/KJLN)   [Map]
        Website for Joplin Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Branson Meml.   (ICAO: KBBG)   [Map]
        Website for Branson Memorial Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Boone Co. Airport   (HRO/KHRO)   [Map]
        Website for Boone County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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About Benton County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Benton County: www.co.benton.ar.us/

The official website for State of Arkansas: www.arkansas.gov/



Footnotes ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Summit. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.4617, Longitude: -94.1905     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Summit 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 Summit), 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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