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Introduction ...

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

This page contains seven sections:

Around Ukiah (aka 'Ukiah City') ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Windsor. It is located about 46 miles [74 km] to the southeast of Ukiah. Windsor has a population of 27,500 people.<1>

The next largest community is Clearlake. It is located about 34 miles [54 km] to the southeast of Ukiah and has a population of 15,100 people.

For comparison, Ukiah has a population of 16,000 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 Ukiah and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Cloverdale   [Map]   8,803   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Fort Bragg   [Map]   7,312   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Healdsburg   [Map]   11,840   SE   41 miles [66 km]
Lakeport   [Map]   4,762   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Point Arena   [Map]   453   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Willits   [Map]   4,875   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Boonville   [Map]     SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Calpella   [Map]     N   5 miles [8 km]
The Forks   [Map]     N   2 miles [3.2 km]
Hemlock Ranch   [Map]     NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Hopland   [Map]     S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Navarro   [Map]     W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Orrs Springs   [Map]     NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Philo   [Map]     SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Potter Valley   [Map]     NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Redwood Valley   [Map]     N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Robinson Rancheria   [Map]     E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Saratoga Springs   [Map]     E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Talmage   [Map]     SE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Upper Lake   [Map]     E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Yorkville   [Map]     S   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Mendocino County ...

Ukiah is located in Mendocino County and is the County Seat.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Mendocino County: Glenn, Humboldt, Lake, Sonoma, Tehama & Trinity. The western boundary of the county is on the Pacific Ocean.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Ukiah ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ukiah ...

Looking for more information about Ukiah? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Ukiah, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Ukiah.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

TripAdvisor Link for:

    California Statewide Tourism
    Ukiah Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Page for Ukiah


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 Ukiah ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Ukiah Muni.(UKI/KUKI)   [Map]   UKI   SSE   Less than 2 miles
Boonville Airport   [Map]   D83   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Lampson Fld.   [Map]   1O2   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Willits Muni.   [Map]   O28   NNW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Cloverdale Muni.   [Map]   ---   SSE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Cloverfield Airfield   [Map]   O60   SSE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Little River Airport   [Map]   LLR   WNW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Mendocino Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   WNW   30 miles [48.3 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 Ukiah.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Ukiah. 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
Sacramento Intl. (SMF/KSMF)   [Map]   SMF   ESE   92 miles [148.1 km]
Metro Oakland Intl. (OAK/KOAK)   [Map]   OAK   SSE   112 miles [180.2 km]
San Francisco Intl. (SFO/KSFO)   [Map]   SFO   SSE   114 miles [183.5 km]
Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl. (SJC/KSJC)   [Map]   SJC   SSE   141 miles [226.9 km]
Reno / Tahoe Intl. (RNO/KRNO)   [Map]   RNO   E   185 miles [297.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Sonoma Co. Airport (STS/KSTS)   [Map]   STS   SSE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Chico Muni. (CIC/KCIC)   [Map]   CIC   ENE   84 miles [135.2 km]
Sacramento Exec. (SAC/KSAC)   [Map]   SAC   ESE   102 miles [164.2 km]
Redding Muni. (RDD/KRDD)   [Map]   RDD   NNE   105 miles [169 km]
Sacramento Mather Airport (ICAO: KMHR)   [Map]   MHR   ESE   110 miles [177 km]
Metro Oakland Intl.    [Map]   ---   SSE   112 miles [180.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Ukiah Muni.(UKI/KUKI)   [Map]   UKI   SSE   Less than 2 miles
Boonville Airport   [Map]   D83   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Lampson Fld.   [Map]   1O2   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Willits Muni.   [Map]   O28   NNW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Cloverdale Muni.   [Map]   ---   SSE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Cloverfield Airfield   [Map]   O60   SSE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Little River Airport   [Map]   LLR   WNW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Mendocino Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   WNW   30 miles [48.3 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.

Sacramento Intl.   (SMF/KSMF)   [Map]
        Website for Sacramento 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
 
Sacramento Mather Airport   (ICAO: KMHR)   [Map]
        Website for Sacramento Mather Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Ukiah Muni.   (UKI/KUKI)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
San Francisco Intl.   (SFO/KSFO)   [Map]
        Website for San Francisco International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Healdsburg Muni.   (ICAO: KHES)   [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
 
Reno / Tahoe Intl.   (RNO/KRNO)   [Map]
        Website for Reno / Tahoe 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
 
Sonoma Co. Airport   (STS/KSTS)   [Map]
        Website for Charles M. Schulz - Sonoma County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Chico Muni.   (CIC/KCIC)   [Map]
        Website for Chico Municipal 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
 
Redding Muni.   (RDD/KRDD)   [Map]
        Website for Redding Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Ukiah: www.cityofukiah.com/

The official website for Mendocino County: www.co.mendocino.ca.us/

The official website for State of California: www.state.ca.us/



Footnotes ...

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

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ukiah. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.1500, Longitude: -123.2076     [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 Ukiah), 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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