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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Goldstone ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Ridgecrest. It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the northwest of where Goldstone would have been located. Ridgecrest has a population of 28,900 people.<1>

The next largest community is Barstow. It is located about 28 miles [45 km] to the south of Goldstone and has a population of 23,900 people.

Below is a sample of nearby communities: Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   DirectionDistance
Afton   [Map]     SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Baker   [Map]     E   47 miles [75.6 km]
Boron   [Map]     SW   46 miles [74 km]
Copper City   [Map]     W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Daggett   [Map]     S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Fort Irwin   [Map]     E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Helendale   [Map]     SW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Hinkley   [Map]     SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Johannesburg   [Map]     W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Lenwood   [Map]     S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Newberry Springs   [Map]     S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Randsburg   [Map]     W   42 miles [67.6 km]
Red Mountain   [Map]     W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Trona   [Map]     NW   41 miles [66 km]
Yermo   [Map]     S   27 miles [43.5 km]

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

San Bernardino County ...

Goldstone would have been located within present day San Bernardino County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of San Bernardino County: La Paz (AZ), Mohave (AZ), Inyo, Kern, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside & Clark (NV).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Goldstone ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Barstow - Daggett Airport(DAG/KDAG)   [Map]   DAG   SSE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Trona Airport   [Map]   L72   NNW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Apple Valley Airport(APV/KAPV)   [Map]   APV   SSW   52 miles [83.7 km]
Southern Calif. Logistics (VCV/KVCV)   [Map]   VCV   SSW   55 miles [88.5 km]
Inyokern Airport (IYK/KIYK)   [Map]   IYK   WNW   57 miles [91.7 km]
Mojave Airport (ICAO: KMHV)   [Map]   MHV   WSW   71 miles [114.3 km]
LA / Palmdale Rgnl.(PMD/KPMD)   [Map]   PMD   SW   80 miles [128.7 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 Goldstone.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Goldstone. 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
Ontario Intl. (ONT/KONT)   [Map]   ONT   SSW   94 miles [151.3 km]
Palm Springs Intl. (PSP/KPSP)   [Map]   PSP   SSE   103 miles [165.8 km]
Bob Hope Airport (BUR/KBUR)   [Map]   BUR   SW   111 miles [178.6 km]
McCarran Intl. (LAS/KLAS)   [Map]   LAS   ENE   112 miles [180.2 km]
Long Bch. Airport (LGB/KLGB)   [Map]   LGB   SW   124 miles [199.6 km]
John Wayne - Orange Co. Airport (SNA/KSNA)   [Map]   SNA   SSW   124 miles [199.6 km]
Los Angeles Intl. (LAX/KLAX)   [Map]   LAX   SW   126 miles [202.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Southern Calif. Logistics (VCV/KVCV)   [Map]   VCV   SSW   55 miles [88.5 km]
Inyokern Airport (IYK/KIYK)   [Map]   IYK   WNW   57 miles [91.7 km]
Mojave Airport (ICAO: KMHV)   [Map]   MHV   WSW   71 miles [114.3 km]
LA / Palmdale Rgnl.(PMD/KPMD)   [Map]   PMD   SW   80 miles [128.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Barstow - Daggett Airport(DAG/KDAG)   [Map]   DAG   SSE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Trona Airport   [Map]   L72   NNW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Apple Valley Airport(APV/KAPV)   [Map]   APV   SSW   52 miles [83.7 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.

Ontario Intl.   (ONT/KONT)   [Map]
        Website for Ontario International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Palm Springs Intl.   (PSP/KPSP)   [Map]
        Website for Palm Springs International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
LA / Palmdale Rgnl.   (PMD/KPMD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Henderson Exec.   (HSH/KHND)   [Map]
        Website for Henderson Executive Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
North Las Vegas Airport   (ICAO: KVGT)   [Map]
        Website for North Las Vegas Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Van Nuys Airport   (VNY/KVNY)   [Map]
        Website for Van Nuys Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Barstow - Daggett Airport   (DAG/KDAG)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Apple Valley Airport   (APV/KAPV)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Bob Hope Airport   (BUR/KBUR)   [Map]
        Website for Bob Hope Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
McCarran Intl.   (LAS/KLAS)   [Map]
        Website for McCarran International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Long Bch. Airport   (LGB/KLGB)   [Map]
        Website for Long Beach Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
John Wayne - Orange Co. Airport   (SNA/KSNA)   [Map]
        Website for John Wayne - Orange County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Los Angeles Intl.   (LAX/KLAX)   [Map]
        Website for Los Angeles International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Southern Calif. Logistics   (VCV/KVCV)   [Map]
        Website for Southern California Logistics Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Inyokern Airport   (IYK/KIYK)   [Map]
        Website for Inyokern Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mojave Airport   (ICAO: KMHV)   [Map]
        Website for Mojave 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 Goldstone.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Goldstone. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.2972, Longitude: -116.9139     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Goldstone 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 Goldstone), 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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