RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     

Oswalt, Iowa

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Other IA
Communities





The location of Oswalt









Introduction ...

Below are places that are relatively close to Oswalt.

This page contains six sections:

Around Oswalt ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Des Moines. It is located about 17 miles [27 km] to the southwest of Oswalt. Des Moines has a population of 217,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Ames. It is located about 28 miles [45 km] to the northwest of Oswalt and has a population of 67,200 people.

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

Altoona     [Map]
9 miles [14.5 km] miles to the west of Oswalt.

Baxter     [Map]
11 miles [17.7 km] miles to the northeast of Oswalt.

Bondurant     [Map]
8 miles [12.9 km] miles to the west of Oswalt.

Clyde     [Map]
10 miles [16.1 km] miles to the north of Oswalt.

Colfax     [Map]
3 miles [4.8 km] miles to the southeast of Oswalt.

Goddard     [Map]
5 miles [8 km] miles to the east of Oswalt.

Green Castle     [Map]
3 miles [4.8 km] miles to the northeast of Oswalt.

Ira     [Map]
7 miles [11.3 km] miles to the northeast of Oswalt.

Lambs Grove     [Map]
11 miles [17.7 km] miles to the east of Oswalt.

Metz     [Map]
8 miles [12.9 km] miles to the east of Oswalt.

Mingo     [Map]
4 miles [6.4 km] miles to the north of Oswalt.

Mitchellville     [Map]
3 miles [4.8 km] miles to the southwest of Oswalt.

Prairie City     [Map]
7 miles [11.3 km] miles to the southeast of Oswalt.

Valeria     [Map]
2 miles [3.2 km] miles to the northwest of Oswalt.

Vandalia     [Map]
10 miles [16.1 km] miles to the south of Oswalt.

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

Jasper County ...

Oswalt is located in Jasper County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Jasper County: Mahaska, Marion, Marshall, Polk, Poweshiek, Story & Tama.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Oswalt ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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 Oswalt.

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

Large Airports

Des Moines Intl.  (DSM/KDSM) <4>   [Map]
21 miles [33.8 km] miles to the West Southwest of Oswalt.

Eppley Airfield  (OMA/KOMA)   [Map]
136 miles [218.9 km] miles to the West of Oswalt.

Rochester Intl.  (RST/KRST)   [Map]
158 miles [254.3 km] miles to the North Northeast of Oswalt.

Kansas City Intl.  (MCI/KMCI)   [Map]
181 miles [291.3 km] miles to the South Southwest of Oswalt.

Rockford Intl.  (RFD/KRFD)   [Map]
218 miles [350.8 km] miles to the East of Oswalt.

Minneapolis - St. Paul Intl.  (MSP/KMSP)   [Map]
220 miles [354.1 km] miles to the North of Oswalt.

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Fort Dodge Rgnl. (FOD/KFOD)   [Map]
74 miles [119.1 km] miles to the Northwest of Oswalt.

Waterloo Rgnl.  (ALO/KALO)   [Map]
75 miles [120.7 km] miles to the Northeast of Oswalt.

The Eastern Iowa Airport  (CID/KCID)   [Map]
82 miles [132 km] miles to the East of Oswalt.

Mason City Muni. (MCW/KMCW)   [Map]
100 miles [160.9 km] miles to the North of Oswalt.

Kirksville Rgnl. (IRK/KIRK)   [Map]
117 miles [188.3 km] miles to the South Southeast of Oswalt.

General Aviation Airports

Ankeny Rgnl. (ICAO: KIKV)   [Map]
13 miles [20.9 km] miles to the West of Oswalt.

Newton Muni. (ICAO: KTNU)   [Map]
14 miles [22.5 km] miles to the East of Oswalt.

Nevada Muni.   [Map]
24 miles [38.6 km] miles to the North Northwest of Oswalt.

Sully Muni. (FAA ID: 8C2)   [Map]
24 miles [38.6 km] miles to the East Southeast of Oswalt.

Ames Muni. (AMW/KAMW)   [Map]
26 miles [41.8 km] miles to the Northwest of Oswalt.

Pella Muni. (ICAO: KPEA)   [Map]
27 miles [43.5 km] miles to the Southeast of Oswalt.

Grinnell Rgnl. (ICAO: KGGI)   [Map]
28 miles [45.1 km] miles to the East of Oswalt.

Knoxville Muni. (ICAO: KOXV)   [Map]
29 miles [46.7 km] miles to the South Southeast of Oswalt.

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)


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)


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]


Newton Municipal Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KTNU

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

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

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]


Ames Municipal Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: AMWICAO: KAMW

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)


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]


Grinnell Regional Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KGGI

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]


Marshalltown Municipal Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KMIW

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

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

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]


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)


Boone Municipal Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KBNW

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

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

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]


Perry Municipal Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KPRO

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

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

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]


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]


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)


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)


Minneapolis - Saint Paul International Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: MSPICAO: KMSP

Website for Minneapolis - Saint Paul 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)


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)


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)


Mason City Municipal Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: MCWICAO: KMCW

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)

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community within Iowa

About Jasper County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

- Return to Citation

<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 drawn from Point A (ie- Oswalt) 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 Oswalt. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Oswalt

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oswalt. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.6961, Longitude: -93.2977     [Map].

- Return to Citation

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

- Return to Citation

<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.

- Return to Citation





 

 

 

 

 


Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 

 

Copyright 2019
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 20 Oct 2019