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The location of New Providence









Introduction ...

Below are places that are relatively close to New Providence.

This page contains six sections:

Around New Providence ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Waterloo. It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the east of New Providence. Waterloo has a population of 67,800 people.<1>

The next largest community is Ames. It is located about 29 miles [46 km] to the southwest of New Providence and has a population of 67,200 people.

For comparison, New Providence has a population of 220 people.

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

Clemons     [Map]
11 miles [17.7 km] miles to the south of New Providence.

Eagle City     [Map]
13 miles [20.9 km] miles to the north of New Providence.

Eldora     [Map]
6 miles [9.7 km] miles to the northeast of New Providence.

Garden City     [Map]
11 miles [17.7 km] miles to the west of New Providence.

Gifford     [Map]
4 miles [6.4 km] miles to the east of New Providence.

Hubbard     [Map]
6 miles [9.7 km] miles to the west of New Providence.

Liscomb     [Map]
10 miles [16.1 km] miles to the southeast of New Providence.

McCallsburg     [Map]
13 miles [20.9 km] miles to the southwest of New Providence.

Owasa     [Map]
10 miles [16.1 km] miles to the north of New Providence.

Radcliffe     [Map]
13 miles [20.9 km] miles to the west of New Providence.

Saint Anthony     [Map]
10 miles [16.1 km] miles to the south of New Providence.

Steamboat Rock     [Map]
10 miles [16.1 km] miles to the northeast of New Providence.

Union     [Map]
6 miles [9.7 km] miles to the southeast of New Providence.

Whitten     [Map]
8 miles [12.9 km] miles to the east of New Providence.

Zearing     [Map]
10 miles [16.1 km] miles to the southwest of New Providence.

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

Hardin County ...

New Providence is located in Hardin County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Hardin County: Butler, Franklin, Grundy, Hamilton, Marshall, Story & Wright.

Curious and Interesting Names Near New Providence ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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 New Providence ...

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 New Providence.

Please keep in mind that these airports were chosen based on their air-distance from New Providence. 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 New Providence.

Large Airports

Des Moines Intl.  (DSM/KDSM) <4>   [Map]
57 miles [91.7 km] miles to the South Southwest of New Providence.

Rochester Intl.  (RST/KRST)   [Map]
117 miles [188.3 km] miles to the North Northeast of New Providence.

Eppley Airfield  (OMA/KOMA)   [Map]
155 miles [249.4 km] miles to the West Southwest of New Providence.

Minneapolis - St. Paul Intl.  (MSP/KMSP)   [Map]
179 miles [288.1 km] miles to the North of New Providence.

Dane County Rgnl.  (MSN/KMSN)   [Map]
203 miles [326.7 km] miles to the East Northeast of New Providence.

Rockford Intl.  (RFD/KRFD)   [Map]
208 miles [334.7 km] miles to the East of New Providence.

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Waterloo Rgnl.  (ALO/KALO)   [Map]
43 miles [69.2 km] miles to the East Northeast of New Providence.

Fort Dodge Rgnl. (FOD/KFOD)   [Map]
55 miles [88.5 km] miles to the West Northwest of New Providence.

Mason City Muni. (MCW/KMCW)   [Map]
61 miles [98.2 km] miles to the North of New Providence.

The Eastern Iowa Airport  (CID/KCID)   [Map]
79 miles [127.1 km] miles to the East Southeast of New Providence.

General Aviation Airports

Eldora Muni. (FAA ID: 6C0)   [Map]
4 miles [6.4 km] miles to the Northeast of New Providence.

Iowa Falls Muni. (ICAO: KIFA)   [Map]
14 miles [22.5 km] miles to the North Northwest of New Providence.

Marshalltown Muni. (ICAO: KMIW)   [Map]
17 miles [27.4 km] miles to the Southeast of New Providence.

Grundy Center Muni. (FAA ID: 6K7)   [Map]
17 miles [27.4 km] miles to the East Northeast of New Providence.

Ackley Muni. (FAA ID: 4C7)   [Map]
19 miles [30.6 km] miles to the North Northeast of New Providence.

Nevada Muni.   [Map]
24 miles [38.6 km] miles to the Southwest of New Providence.

Ames Muni.  (AMW/KAMW)   [Map]
30 miles [48.3 km] miles to the Southwest of New Providence.

Hampton Muni. (FAA ID: HPT)   [Map]
30 miles [48.3 km] miles to the North of New Providence.

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 Intl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: DSMICAO: KDSM

Website for Des Moines International Airport

Detailed information from:

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

Rochester Intl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: RSTICAO: KRST

Website for Rochester International Airport

Detailed information from:

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

Iowa Falls Muni.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KIFA

Detailed information from:

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

Marshalltown Muni.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KMIW

Detailed information from:

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

Ames Muni.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: AMWICAO: KAMW

Website for Ames Municipal Airport

Detailed information from:

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

Eppley Airfield     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: OMAICAO: KOMA

Website for Eppley Airfield

Detailed information from:

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

Newton Muni.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KTNU

Detailed information from:

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

Minneapolis - St. Paul Intl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: MSPICAO: KMSP

Website for Minneapolis - Saint Paul International Airport

Detailed information from:

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

Dane County Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: MSNICAO: KMSN

Website for Dane County Regional Airport

Detailed information from:

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

Rockford Intl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: RFDICAO: KRFD

Website for Rockford International Airport

Detailed information from:

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

Waterloo Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: ALOICAO: KALO

Website for Waterloo Regional Airport

Detailed information from:

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

Fort Dodge Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: FODICAO: KFOD

Detailed information from:

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

Mason City Muni.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: MCWICAO: KMCW

Detailed information from:

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

The Eastern Iowa Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: CIDICAO: KCID

Website for The Eastern Iowa Airport

Detailed information from:

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

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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 New Providence.

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<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- New Providence) 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 New Providence. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from New Providence

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in New Providence. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.2813, Longitude: -93.1719     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for New Providence have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>When we are planning a trip (for example, to New Providence), 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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<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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