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The location of Otranto









Introduction ...

Below are places that are relatively close to Otranto.

This page contains six sections:

Around Otranto ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Rochester (MN). It is located about 45 miles [72 km] to the northeast of Otranto. Rochester (MN) has a population of 117,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Mason City. It is located about 23 miles [37 km] to the southwest of Otranto and has a population of 27,100 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 Otranto.<2>

Bolan     [Map]
8 miles [12.9 km] miles to the southwest of Otranto.

Carpenter     [Map]
3 miles [4.8 km] miles to the southwest of Otranto.

Grafton     [Map]
9 miles [14.5 km] miles to the southwest of Otranto.

Kensett     [Map]
13 miles [20.9 km] miles to the southwest of Otranto.

Little Cedar     [Map]
14 miles [22.5 km] miles to the east of Otranto.

Meyer     [Map]
14 miles [22.5 km] miles to the east of Otranto.

Mitchell     [Map]
11 miles [17.7 km] miles to the southeast of Otranto.

Northwood     [Map]
11 miles [17.7 km] miles to the west of Otranto.

Osage     [Map]
14 miles [22.5 km] miles to the southeast of Otranto.

Saint Ansgar     [Map]
6 miles [9.7 km] miles to the southeast of Otranto.

Stacyville     [Map]
10 miles [16.1 km] miles to the east of Otranto.

Toeterville     [Map]
4 miles [6.4 km] miles to the east of Otranto.

Lyle (MN)     [Map]
3 miles [4.8 km] miles to the northeast of Otranto.

Myrtle (MN)     [Map]
11 miles [17.7 km] miles to the northwest of Otranto.

Rose Creek (MN)     [Map]
12 miles [19.3 km] miles to the northeast of Otranto.

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

Mitchell County ...

Otranto is located in Mitchell County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Mitchell County: Cerro Gordo, Floyd, Howard, Worth & Mower (MN).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Otranto ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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 Otranto.

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

Large Airports

Rochester Intl.  (RST/KRST) <4>   [Map]
39 miles [62.8 km] miles to the Northeast of Otranto.

Minneapolis - St. Paul Intl.  (MSP/KMSP)   [Map]
98 miles [157.7 km] miles to the North of Otranto.

Des Moines Intl.  (DSM/KDSM)   [Map]
137 miles [220.5 km] miles to the South Southwest of Otranto.

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Mason City Muni. (MCW/KMCW)   [Map]
27 miles [43.5 km] miles to the Southwest of Otranto.

Waterloo Rgnl.  (ALO/KALO)   [Map]
68 miles [109.4 km] miles to the South Southeast of Otranto.

Fort Dodge Rgnl. (FOD/KFOD)   [Map]
87 miles [140 km] miles to the Southwest of Otranto.

La Crosse Muni. (LSE/KLSE)   [Map]
91 miles [146.5 km] miles to the East Northeast of Otranto.

General Aviation Airports

Northwood Muni. (FAA ID: 5D2)   [Map]
10 miles [16.1 km] miles to the West of Otranto.

Osage Muni. (FAA ID: D02)   [Map]
14 miles [22.5 km] miles to the Southeast of Otranto.

Austin Muni. (ICAO: KAUM)   [Map]
14 miles [22.5 km] miles to the North of Otranto.

Albert Lea Muni. (ICAO: KAEL)   [Map]
24 miles [38.6 km] miles to the Northwest of Otranto.

Lake Mills Muni. (FAA ID: 0Y6)   [Map]
26 miles [41.8 km] miles to the West of Otranto.

Freeborn County Lndg. Strip   [Map]
29 miles [46.7 km] miles to the Northwest of Otranto.

Charles City Muni.   [Map]
32 miles [51.5 km] miles to the Southeast of Otranto.

Northeast Iowa Rgnl. (ICAO: KCCY)   [Map]
32 miles [51.5 km] miles to the Southeast of Otranto.

Additional Airport Information

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

Rochester Intl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: RSTICAO: KRST

Website for Rochester International Airport

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]

Austin Muni.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KAUM

Detailed information from:

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

Albert Lea Muni.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KAEL

Detailed information from:

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

Northeast Iowa Rgnl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KCCY

Detailed information from:

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

Des Moines Intl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: DSMICAO: KDSM

Website for Des Moines International Airport

Detailed information from:

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

Dodge Center Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KTOB

Detailed information from:

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

Fillmore Co. Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KFKA

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]

Central Wisconsin Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: CWAICAO: KCWA

Website for Central Wisconsin 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]

Mason City Muni.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: MCWICAO: KMCW

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]

La Crosse Muni.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: LSEICAO: KLSE

Detailed information from:

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Iowa

About Mitchell County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Otranto. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.4583, Longitude: -92.9857     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Otranto have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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