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Chalco, Nebraska

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The location of Chalco

Introduction ...

Below are places that are relatively close to Chalco.

This page contains seven sections:

Around Chalco ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Omaha. It lies just northeast of Chalco. Omaha has a population of 468,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Lincoln. It is located about 38 miles [61 km] to the southwest of Chalco and has a population of 287,000 people.

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

Boys Town     [Map]
5 miles [8 km] miles to the north of Chalco.

Cedar Creek     [Map]
9 miles [14.5 km] miles to the south of Chalco.

Cullom     [Map]
11 miles [17.7 km] miles to the southeast of Chalco.

Elkhorn     [Map]
7 miles [11.3 km] miles to the northwest of Chalco.

Gretna     [Map]
5 miles [8 km] miles to the southwest of Chalco.

King Lake     [Map]
11 miles [17.7 km] miles to the northwest of Chalco.

La Vista     [Map]
5 miles [8 km] miles to the east of Chalco.

Millard     [Map]
Less than 2 miles miles to the north of Chalco.

Omaha     [Map]
8 miles [12.9 km] miles to the northeast of Chalco.

Papillion     [Map]
5 miles [8 km] miles to the east of Chalco.

Ralston     [Map]
6 miles [9.7 km] miles to the east of Chalco.

Richfield     [Map]
6 miles [9.7 km] miles to the southeast of Chalco.

Springfield     [Map]
7 miles [11.3 km] miles to the south of Chalco.

Wann     [Map]
10 miles [16.1 km] miles to the west of Chalco.

Waterloo     [Map]
9 miles [14.5 km] miles to the northwest of Chalco.

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

Sarpy County ...

Chalco is located in Sarpy County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Sarpy County: Mills (IA), Pottawattamie (IA), Cass, Douglas & Saunders.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Chalco ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Chalco ...

Looking for more information about Chalco? 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 Chalco, 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 Chalco.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

Nebraska Tourism

Parks for Nebraska

Fishing in Nebraska

Hunting in Nebraska

TripAdvisor Link for:

Nebraska Statewide Tourism

Chalco Tourism

Additional communities can be found on the TripAdvisor Page for Chalco

Also of Interest:

National Park Service (NPS) sites in Nebraska

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Nebraska

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

Airports Near Chalco ...

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 Chalco.

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

Large Airports

Eppley Airfield  (OMA/KOMA) <4>   [Map]
15 miles [24.1 km] miles to the East Northeast of Chalco.

Des Moines Intl.  (DSM/KDSM)   [Map]
131 miles [210.8 km] miles to the East of Chalco.

Kansas City Intl.  (MCI/KMCI)   [Map]
150 miles [241.4 km] miles to the South Southeast of Chalco.

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Lincoln Airport  (LNK/KLNK)   [Map]
39 miles [62.8 km] miles to the Southwest of Chalco.

Sioux Gateway Airport  (SUX/KSUX)   [Map]
85 miles [136.8 km] miles to the North of Chalco.

Central Nebraska Rgnl.  (GRI/KGRI)   [Map]
113 miles [181.9 km] miles to the West of Chalco.

General Aviation Airports

Millard Airport (MIQ/KMLE)   [Map]
2 miles [3.2 km] miles to the East Northeast of Chalco.

Blair Muni. (ICAO: KBTA)   [Map]
16 miles [25.7 km] miles to the North of Chalco.

Plattsmouth Muni. (PMV/KPMV)   [Map]
20 miles [32.2 km] miles to the Southeast of Chalco.

Council Bluffs Muni. (ICAO: KCBF)   [Map]
21 miles [33.8 km] miles to the East Northeast of Chalco.

Wahoo Muni. (FAA ID: AHQ)   [Map]
23 miles [37 km] miles to the West of Chalco.

Fremont Muni. (ICAO: KFET)   [Map]
26 miles [41.8 km] miles to the Northwest of Chalco.

Additional Airport Information

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

Eppley Airfield     [Map]

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Website for Eppley Airfield

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Des Moines Intl.     [Map]

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Website for Des Moines International Airport

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Council Bluffs Muni.     [Map]

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Fremont Muni.     [Map]

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Tekamah Muni.     [Map]

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Nebraska City Muni.     [Map]

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Red Oak Muni.     [Map]

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Harlan Muni.     [Map]

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Kansas City Intl.     [Map]

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Website for Kansas City International Airport

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Wichita Mid-Continent Airport     [Map]

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Website for Wichita Mid-Continent Airport

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Lincoln Airport     [Map]

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Website for Lincoln Airport

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[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Sioux Gateway Airport     [Map]

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Website for Sioux Gateway Airport

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Central Nebraska Rgnl.     [Map]

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Website for Central Nebraska Regional Airport

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Millard Airport     [Map]

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Blair Muni.     [Map]

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Plattsmouth Muni.     [Map]

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Chalco.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Chalco) 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 Chalco. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Chalco

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chalco. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.1839, Longitude: -96.1503     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Chalco have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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