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The location of Thornburg

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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Thornburg ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Little Rock. It is located about 29 miles [46 km] to the southeast of Thornburg. Little Rock has a population of 199,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is North Little Rock. It is located about 33 miles [53 km] to the east of Thornburg and has a population of 66,300 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 starting from Thornburg and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Benton   [Map]   35,775   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Bryant   [Map]   20,005   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Cabot   [Map]   25,797   E   44 miles [70.8 km]
Conway   [Map]   65,300   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Dardanelle   [Map]   4,601   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Greenbrier   [Map]   5,370   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Hot Springs   [Map]   ---   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Jacksonville   [Map]   28,518   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Malvern   [Map]   10,941   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Maumelle   [Map]   18,122   E   23 miles [37 km]
Morrilton   [Map]   6,722   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Russellville   [Map]   29,583   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Sheridan   [Map]   4,827   SE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Sherwood   [Map]   30,657   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
Ward   [Map]   4,866   E   48 miles [77.2 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Adona   [Map]   203   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Bigelow   [Map]   306   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Casa   [Map]   166   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Ferndale   [Map]   ---   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Fourche   [Map]   60   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Houston   [Map]   168   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Little Italy   [Map]   ---   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Lollie   [Map]   ---   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Oppelo   [Map]   760   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Paron   [Map]   ---   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Perry   [Map]   269   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Perryville   [Map]   1,422   N   5 miles [8 km]
Pontoon   [Map]   ---   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Roland   [Map]   ---   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Toad Suck   [Map]   ---   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Perry County ...

Thornburg is located in Perry County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Perry County: Conway, Faulkner, Garland, Saline & Yell.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Thornburg ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Morrilton Muni.   [Map]   BDQ   NNE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Petit Jean Park Airport   [Map]   MPJ   NNW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Dennis F. Cantrell Fld.   [Map]   CWS   ENE   23 miles [37 km]
Russellville Rgnl.(ICAO: KRUE)   [Map]   RUE   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Saline County Rgnl.    [Map]   SUZ   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
North Little Rock Muni.   [Map]   ORK   ESE   32 miles [51.5 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 Thornburg.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Thornburg. 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   ESE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   E   160 miles [257.5 km]
Tulsa Intl. (TUL/KTUL)   [Map]   TUL   WNW   193 miles [310.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Fort Smith Rgnl. (FSM/KFSM)   [Map]   FSM   WNW   92 miles [148.1 km]
Boone Co. Airport (HRO/KHRO)   [Map]   HRO   N   93 miles [149.7 km]
Branson Meml. (ICAO: KBBG)   [Map]   BBG   N   112 miles [180.2 km]
South Arkansas Rgnl.(ELD/KELD)   [Map]   ELD   S   118 miles [189.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Morrilton Muni.   [Map]   BDQ   NNE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Petit Jean Park Airport   [Map]   MPJ   NNW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Dennis F. Cantrell Fld.   [Map]   CWS   ENE   23 miles [37 km]
Russellville Rgnl.(ICAO: KRUE)   [Map]   RUE   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Saline County Rgnl.    [Map]   SUZ   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
North Little Rock Muni.   [Map]   ORK   ESE   32 miles [51.5 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
 
South Arkansas Rgnl.   (ELD/KELD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Russellville Rgnl.   (ICAO: KRUE)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Meml. Fld.   (HOT/KHOT)   [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
 
Clinton Muni.   (ICAO: KCCA)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dallas Love Fld.   (DAL/KDAL)   [Map]
        Website for Dallas Love Field
        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
 
Dallas / Fort Worth Intl.   (DFW/KDFW)   [Map]
        Website for Dallas / Fort Worth International 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
 
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
 

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

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Footnotes ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Thornburg. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9343, Longitude: -92.8066     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Thornburg 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 Thornburg), 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 Thornburg.



 
 
 

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