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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Golden Gate Heights.

This page contains six sections:

Around Golden Gate Heights ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is San Jose. It is located about 42 miles [67 km] to the southeast of Golden Gate Heights. San Jose has a population of 1,035,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is San Francisco. It lies immediately northeast of Golden Gate Heights and has a population of 884,000 people.

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

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Antioch   [Map]   111,674   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Berkeley   [Map]   122,324   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Concord   [Map]   129,783   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Daly City   [Map]   107,074   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Fairfield   [Map]   116,266   NE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Fremont   [Map]   234,962   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Hayward   [Map]   160,500   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Oakland   [Map]   425,195   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Richmond   [Map]   110,040   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
San Mateo   [Map]   104,748   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Santa Clara   [Map]   127,134   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Santa Rosa   [Map]   175,269   N   49 miles [78.9 km]
Sunnyvale   [Map]   153,656   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Vacaville   [Map]   100,032   NE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Vallejo   [Map]   122,105   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Amanico Ergina Village   [Map]   ---   NE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Belvedere   [Map]   2,126   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Brisbane   [Map]   4,721   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Broadmoor Village   [Map]   ---   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Broadmoor   [Map]   ---   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Colma   [Map]   1,514   S   5 miles [8 km]
Doelger City   [Map]   ---   W   Less than 2 miles
Fort McDowell   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Friendship Village   [Map]   ---   NE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Marin City   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Pacifica   [Map]   39,087   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Sausalito   [Map]   7,141   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
South San Francisco   [Map]   67,429   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Stonestown   [Map]   ---   S   Less than 2 miles
Westlake   [Map]   ---   S   4 miles [6.4 km]

For more communities neighboring Golden Gate Heights, please visit our County-by-County Page for Golden Gate Heights.

San Francisco County ...

Golden Gate Heights is located in San Francisco County.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Golden Gate Heights ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Golden Gate Heights.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Golden Gate Heights.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Golden Gate Heights. 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 Golden Gate Heights. 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 California

    California Tourism
    Parks for California

    Fishing in California
    Hunting in California


National Park Service (NPS) sites in California

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in California

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

Airports Near Golden Gate Heights ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Golden Gate Heights.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
San Francisco Intl. (SFO/KSFO)   [Map]   SFO   SSE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Metro Oakland Intl. (OAK/KOAK)   [Map]   OAK   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Metro Oakland Intl.    [Map]   ---   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Half Moon Bay Airport(HAF/KHAF)   [Map]   HAF   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
San Carlos Airport(ICAO: KSQL)   [Map]   SQL   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Hayward Exec.(HWD/KHWD)   [Map]   HWD   ESE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Palo Alto Airport(PAO/KPAO)   [Map]   PAO   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Buchanan Fld.(CCR/KCCR)   [Map]   CCR   NE   27 miles [43.5 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 Golden Gate Heights.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Golden Gate Heights. 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
San Francisco Intl. (SFO/KSFO)   [Map]   SFO   SSE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Metro Oakland Intl. (OAK/KOAK)   [Map]   OAK   E   13 miles [20.9 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Metro Oakland Intl.    [Map]   ---   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Sonoma Co. Airport (STS/KSTS)   [Map]   STS   NNW   55 miles [88.5 km]
Stockton Metro Airport (SCK/KSCK)   [Map]   SCK   E   67 miles [107.8 km]
Sacramento Exec. (SAC/KSAC)   [Map]   SAC   NE   74 miles [119.1 km]
Modesto City - Co. Airport (MOD/KMOD)   [Map]   MOD   E   83 miles [133.6 km]
Sacramento Mather Airport (ICAO: KMHR)   [Map]   MHR   NE   84 miles [135.2 km]
Monterey Peninsula Airport (MRY/KMRY)   [Map]   MRY   SSE   87 miles [140 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Half Moon Bay Airport(HAF/KHAF)   [Map]   HAF   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
San Carlos Airport(ICAO: KSQL)   [Map]   SQL   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Hayward Exec.(HWD/KHWD)   [Map]   HWD   ESE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Palo Alto Airport(PAO/KPAO)   [Map]   PAO   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Buchanan Fld.(CCR/KCCR)   [Map]   CCR   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Gnoss Fld.(ICAO: KDVO)   [Map]   DVO   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Napa Co. Airport (APC/KAPC)   [Map]   APC   NNE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Petaluma Muni.   [Map]   O69   N   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.

San Francisco Intl.   (SFO/KSFO)   [Map]
        Website for San Francisco International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Metro Oakland Intl.   (OAK/KOAK)   [Map]
        Website for Metropolitan Oakland International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Modesto City - Co. Airport   (MOD/KMOD)   [Map]
        Website for Modesto City - County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Sacramento Mather Airport   (ICAO: KMHR)   [Map]
        Website for Sacramento Mather Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Monterey Peninsula Airport   (MRY/KMRY)   [Map]
        Website for Monterey Peninsula Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Half Moon Bay Airport   (HAF/KHAF)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
San Carlos Airport   (ICAO: KSQL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Hayward Exec.   (HWD/KHWD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Palo Alto Airport   (PAO/KPAO)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Buchanan Fld.   (CCR/KCCR)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Gnoss Fld.   (ICAO: KDVO)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl.   (SJC/KSJC)   [Map]
        Website for Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Napa Co. Airport   (APC/KAPC)   [Map]
        Website for Napa County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Livermore Muni.   (ICAO: KLVK)   [Map]
        Website for Livermore Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Santa Clara Co. Airport   (RHV/KRHV)   [Map]
        Website for Reid - Hillview of Santa Clara County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Nut Tree Airport   (ICAO: KVCB)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Sacramento Intl.   (SMF/KSMF)   [Map]
        Website for Sacramento International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Fresno Yosemite Intl.   (FAT/KFAT)   [Map]
        Website for Fresno Yosemite International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Reno / Tahoe Intl.   (RNO/KRNO)   [Map]
        Website for Reno / Tahoe International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Sonoma Co. Airport   (STS/KSTS)   [Map]
        Website for Charles M. Schulz - Sonoma County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Stockton Metro Airport   (SCK/KSCK)   [Map]
        Website for Stockton Metropolitan Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Sacramento Exec.   (SAC/KSAC)   [Map]
        Website for Sacramento Executive Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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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 Golden Gate Heights.

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Golden Gate Heights. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.7525, Longitude: -122.4709     [Map].

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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 Golden Gate Heights), 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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