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The location of Sunrise

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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Sunrise ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Little Rock. It is located about 36 miles [57 km] to the southwest of where Sunrise would have been located. Little Rock has a population of 199,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is North Little Rock. It is located about 29 miles [46 km] to the southwest of Sunrise and has a population of 66,300 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Sunrise and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Batesville   [Map]   10,740   NE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Beebe   [Map]   8,120   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Bryant   [Map]   20,005   SW   46 miles [74 km]
Cabot   [Map]   25,797   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Conway   [Map]   65,300   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Greenbrier   [Map]   5,370   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Heber Springs   [Map]   7,092   N   23 miles [37 km]
Jacksonville   [Map]   28,518   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Lonoke   [Map]   4,237   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Maumelle   [Map]   18,122   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Morrilton   [Map]   6,722   W   41 miles [66 km]
Searcy   [Map]   24,318   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Sherwood   [Map]   30,657   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Vilonia   [Map]   4,478   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Ward   [Map]   4,866   S   10 miles [16.1 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Austin   [Map]   3,722   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Center Hill   [Map]   ---   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
El Paso   [Map]   ---   W   5 miles [8 km]
Enola   [Map]   343   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Garner   [Map]   284   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Griffithville   [Map]   225   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Hickory Plains   [Map]   ---   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Higginson   [Map]   661   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Holland   [Map]   547   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Letona   [Map]   255   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
McRae   [Map]   664   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Mount Vernon   [Map]   146   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Oak Grove   [Map]   ---   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Romance   [Map]   ---   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Rose Bud   [Map]   482   N   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

White County ...

Sunrise would have been located within present day White County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of White County: Cleburne, Faulkner, Independence, Jackson, Lonoke, Prairie & Woodruff.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Sunrise ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Searcy Muni. (ICAO: KSRC)   [Map]   SRC   ENE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Dennis F. Cantrell Fld.   [Map]   CWS   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Heber Springs Muni.   [Map]   HBZ   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
North Little Rock Muni.   [Map]   ORK   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Bald Knob Muni.   [Map]   M74   ENE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Carlisle Muni.   [Map]   4M3   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Little Rock National Airport (LIT/KLIT)   [Map]   LIT   SSW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Hazen Muni.   [Map]   6M0   SE   34 miles [54.7 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 Sunrise.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Sunrise. 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
Little Rock National Airport (LIT/KLIT)   [Map]   LIT   SSW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   E   114 miles [183.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tunica Muni. (ICAO: KUTA)   [Map]   UTA   ESE   98 miles [157.7 km]
Boone Co. Airport (HRO/KHRO)   [Map]   HRO   NW   100 miles [160.9 km]
Branson Meml. (ICAO: KBBG)   [Map]   BBG   NW   116 miles [186.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Searcy Muni. (ICAO: KSRC)   [Map]   SRC   ENE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Dennis F. Cantrell Fld.   [Map]   CWS   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Heber Springs Muni.   [Map]   HBZ   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
North Little Rock Muni.   [Map]   ORK   SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Bald Knob Muni.   [Map]   M74   ENE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Carlisle Muni.   [Map]   4M3   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Hazen Muni.   [Map]   6M0   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Clinton Muni.(ICAO: KCCA)   [Map]   CCA   NW   39 miles [62.8 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.

Little Rock National Airport   (LIT/KLIT)   [Map]
        Website for Little Rock National Airport / Adams Field
        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
 
Clinton Muni.   (ICAO: KCCA)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Batesville Rgnl.   (ICAO: KBVX)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tulsa Intl.   (TUL/KTUL)   [Map]
        Website for Tulsa 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
 
Tunica Muni.   (ICAO: KUTA)   [Map]
        Website for Tunica Municipal 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
 
Branson Meml.   (ICAO: KBBG)   [Map]
        Website for Branson Memorial Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Searcy Muni.   (ICAO: KSRC)   [Map]
        Website for Searcy Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for White County: www.whitecountyar.org/

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 Sunrise.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sunrise. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.1551, Longitude: -91.9974     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sunrise 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 Sunrise), 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 Sunrise.



 
 
 

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