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The location of Oakley









Introduction ...

Below are places that are relatively close to Oakley.

This page contains six sections:

Around Oakley ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Des Moines. It is located about 36 miles [57 km] to the north of Oakley. Des Moines has a population of 217,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is West Des Moines. It is located about 37 miles [59 km] to the northwest of Oakley and has a population of 66,600 people.

Below is a sample of nearby communities: Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting in Oakley.<2>

Bauer     [Map]
7 miles [11.3 km] miles to the north of Oakley.

Chariton     [Map]
6 miles [9.7 km] miles to the southeast of Oakley.

Columbia     [Map]
12 miles [19.3 km] miles to the northeast of Oakley.

Derby     [Map]
12 miles [19.3 km] miles to the south of Oakley.

Humeston     [Map]
17 miles [27.4 km] miles to the south of Oakley.

Lacona     [Map]
6 miles [9.7 km] miles to the north of Oakley.

Liberty Center     [Map]
10 miles [16.1 km] miles to the northwest of Oakley.

Liberty     [Map]
15 miles [24.1 km] miles to the west of Oakley.

Lucas     [Map]
6 miles [9.7 km] miles to the southwest of Oakley.

Melcher-Dallas     [Map]
10 miles [16.1 km] miles to the northeast of Oakley.

Milo     [Map]
13 miles [20.9 km] miles to the north of Oakley.

Newbern     [Map]
4 miles [6.4 km] miles to the northeast of Oakley.

Russell     [Map]
11 miles [17.7 km] miles to the southeast of Oakley.

Williamson     [Map]
5 miles [8 km] miles to the east of Oakley.

Woodburn     [Map]
13 miles [20.9 km] miles to the southwest of Oakley.

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

Lucas County ...

Oakley is located in Lucas County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Lucas County: Appanoose, Clarke, Decatur, Marion, Monroe, Warren & Wayne.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Oakley ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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 Oakley.

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

Large Airports

Des Moines Intl.  (DSM/KDSM) <4>   [Map]
33 miles [53.1 km] miles to the North Northwest of Oakley.

Eppley Airfield  (OMA/KOMA)   [Map]
132 miles [212.4 km] miles to the West of Oakley.

Kansas City Intl.  (MCI/KMCI)   [Map]
143 miles [230.1 km] miles to the South Southwest of Oakley.

Rochester Intl.  (RST/KRST)   [Map]
198 miles [318.7 km] miles to the North Northeast of Oakley.

Lambert - St. Louis Intl.  (STL/KSTL)   [Map]
226 miles [363.7 km] miles to the Southeast of Oakley.

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Kirksville Rgnl. (IRK/KIRK)   [Map]
81 miles [130.4 km] miles to the South Southeast of Oakley.

The Eastern Iowa Airport  (CID/KCID)   [Map]
101 miles [162.5 km] miles to the East Northeast of Oakley.

Fort Dodge Rgnl. (FOD/KFOD)   [Map]
108 miles [173.8 km] miles to the North Northwest of Oakley.

Waterloo Rgnl.  (ALO/KALO)   [Map]
112 miles [180.2 km] miles to the North Northeast of Oakley.

Southeast Iowa Rgnl. (BRL/KBRL)   [Map]
118 miles [189.9 km] miles to the East of Oakley.

General Aviation Airports

Chariton Muni. (ICAO: KCNC)   [Map]
5 miles [8 km] miles to the South of Oakley.

Osceola Muni. (FAA ID: I75)   [Map]
17 miles [27.4 km] miles to the West of Oakley.

Knoxville Muni. (ICAO: KOXV)   [Map]
18 miles [29 km] miles to the Northeast of Oakley.

Pella Muni. (ICAO: KPEA)   [Map]
30 miles [48.3 km] miles to the Northeast of Oakley.

Albia Muni. (FAA ID: 4C8)   [Map]
32 miles [51.5 km] miles to the East Southeast of Oakley.

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)


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)


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)


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]


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]


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]


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]


Lamoni Municipal Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KLWD

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

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

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]


Ankeny Regional Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KIKV

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

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

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]


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)


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]


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)


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)


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)


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)


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)


Fort Dodge Regional Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: FODICAO: KFOD

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)

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Oakley. 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 Oakley.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oakley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.1011, Longitude: -93.3652     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Oakley have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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