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Introduction ...

Below are places that are relatively close to Blakesburg.

This page contains seven sections:

Around Blakesburg ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Ottumwa. It is located about 12 miles [19 km] to the east of Blakesburg. Ottumwa has a population of 24,600 people.<1>

The next largest community is Oskaloosa. It is located about 23 miles [37 km] to the north of Blakesburg and has a population of 11,400 people.

For comparison, Blakesburg has a population of 290 people.

The following is a sample of nearby communities: Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance .<2>

Albia     [Map]
9 miles [14.5 km] miles to the northwest of Blakesburg.

Carbon     [Map]
11 miles [17.7 km] miles to the east of Blakesburg.

Chillicothe     [Map]
10 miles [16.1 km] miles to the northeast of Blakesburg.

Cliffland     [Map]
16 miles [25.7 km] miles to the east of Blakesburg.

Drakesville     [Map]
13 miles [20.9 km] miles to the southeast of Blakesburg.

Eddyville     [Map]
13 miles [20.9 km] miles to the north of Blakesburg.

Kirkville     [Map]
14 miles [22.5 km] miles to the northeast of Blakesburg.

Lakonta     [Map]
16 miles [25.7 km] miles to the north of Blakesburg.

Moravia     [Map]
10 miles [16.1 km] miles to the southwest of Blakesburg.

Orleans     [Map]
16 miles [25.7 km] miles to the south of Blakesburg.

Ottumwa     [Map]
12 miles [19.3 km] miles to the east of Blakesburg.

Paris     [Map]
12 miles [19.3 km] miles to the south of Blakesburg.

Udell     [Map]
13 miles [20.9 km] miles to the southwest of Blakesburg.

Unionville     [Map]
10 miles [16.1 km] miles to the south of Blakesburg.

West Grove     [Map]
16 miles [25.7 km] miles to the south of Blakesburg.

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

Wapello County ...

Blakesburg is located in Wapello County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Wapello County: Appanoose, Davis, Jefferson, Keokuk, Mahaska, Monroe & Van Buren.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Blakesburg ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Blakesburg ...

Looking for more information about Blakesburg? 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 Blakesburg, 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 Blakesburg.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Blakesburg. 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 Blakesburg. 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, attractions and places to visit:

For the State of Iowa

Iowa Tourism

Parks for Iowa

Fishing in Iowa

Hunting in Iowa

TripAdvisor Link for:

Iowa Statewide Tourism

Blakesburg Tourism

Additional communities can be found on the TripAdvisor Page for Blakesburg

Also of Interest:

National Park Service (NPS) sites in Iowa

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Iowa

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

Airports Near Blakesburg ...

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 better fit our travel plans.<3> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Blakesburg.

Please keep in mind that these airports were chosen based on their air-distance from Blakesburg. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

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

Large Airports

Des Moines Intl.  (DSM/KDSM) <4>   [Map]
66 miles [106.2 km] miles to the northwest of Blakesburg.

Kansas City Intl.  (MCI/KMCI)   [Map]
158 miles [254.3 km] miles to the southwest of Blakesburg.

Eppley Airfield  (OMA/KOMA)   [Map]
171 miles [275.2 km] miles to the west of Blakesburg.

Lambert - St. Louis Intl.  (STL/KSTL)   [Map]
194 miles [312.2 km] miles to the southeast of Blakesburg.

Rockford Intl.  (RFD/KRFD)   [Map]
201 miles [323.5 km] miles to the east northeast of Blakesburg.

Rochester Intl.  (RST/KRST)   [Map]
203 miles [326.7 km] miles to the north of Blakesburg.

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Kirksville Rgnl. (IRK/KIRK)   [Map]
60 miles [96.6 km] miles to the south of Blakesburg.

Southeast Iowa Rgnl. (BRL/KBRL)   [Map]
79 miles [127.1 km] miles to the east of Blakesburg.

The Eastern Iowa Airport  (CID/KCID)   [Map]
79 miles [127.1 km] miles to the northeast of Blakesburg.

Quincy Rgnl. (UIN/KUIN)   [Map]
103 miles [165.8 km] miles to the southeast of Blakesburg.

Waterloo Rgnl.  (ALO/KALO)   [Map]
110 miles [177 km] miles to the north of Blakesburg.

Quad City Intl.  (MLI/KMLI)   [Map]
115 miles [185.1 km] miles to the east northeast of Blakesburg.

General Aviation Airports

Albia Muni. (FAA ID: 4C8)   [Map]
7 miles [11.3 km] miles to the west northwest of Blakesburg.

Ottumwa Industrial Airport (OTM/KOTM)   [Map]
13 miles [20.9 km] miles to the northeast of Blakesburg.

Bloomfield Muni. (FAA ID: 4K6)   [Map]
19 miles [30.6 km] miles to the southeast of Blakesburg.

Oskaloosa Muni. (ICAO: KOOA)   [Map]
19 miles [30.6 km] miles to the north northeast of Blakesburg.

Centerville Muni. (ICAO: KTVK)   [Map]
23 miles [37 km] miles to the southwest of Blakesburg.

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

Des Moines International Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: DSMICAO: KDSM

Website for Des Moines International Airport

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)


Kansas City International Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: MCIICAO: KMCI

Website for Kansas City International Airport

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)


Waterloo Regional Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: ALOICAO: KALO

Website for Waterloo Regional Airport

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)


Quad City International Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: MLIICAO: KMLI

Website for Quad City International Airport

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)


Ottumwa Industrial Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: OTMICAO: KOTM

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)


Oskaloosa Municipal Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KOOA

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]


Centerville Municipal Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KTVK

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]


Pella Municipal Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KPEA

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]


Fairfield Municipal Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KFFL

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]


Knoxville Municipal Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KOXV

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]


Eppley Airfield     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: OMAICAO: KOMA

Website for Eppley Airfield

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)


Chariton Municipal Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KCNC

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]


Lambert - Saint Louis International Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: STLICAO: KSTL

Website for Lambert - Saint Louis International Airport

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)


Rockford International Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: RFDICAO: KRFD

Website for Rockford International Airport

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)


Rochester International Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: RSTICAO: KRST

Website for Rochester International Airport

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)


Kirksville Regional Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: IRKICAO: KIRK

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)


Southeast Iowa Regional Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: BRLICAO: KBRL

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)


The Eastern Iowa Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: CIDICAO: KCID

Website for The Eastern Iowa Airport

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)


Quincy Regional Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: UINICAO: KUIN

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Iowa: https://www.iowa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Blakesburg.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Blakesburg) 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 Blakesburg. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Blakesburg

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Blakesburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.9620, Longitude: -92.6348     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Blakesburg have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<3>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Blakesburg), 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.
<4>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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