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The location of Paplin









Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Paplin.

This page contains six sections:

Around Paplin ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Grand Island. It is located about 31 miles [49 km] to the southeast of where Paplin would have been located. Grand Island has a population of 51,500 people.<1>

The next largest community is Kearney. It is located about 43 miles [69 km] to the southwest of Paplin and has a population of 33,800 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2018
Population
DirDistance
Albion   [Map]   1,592   NE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Aurora   [Map]   4,533   SE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Broken Bow   [Map]   3,534   W   47 miles [75.6 km]
Burwell   [Map]   1,178   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Central City   [Map]   2,875   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Fullerton   [Map]   1,234   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Gibbon   [Map]   1,886   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Kenesaw   [Map]   966   S   45 miles [72.4 km]
Loup City   [Map]   991   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
North Loup City   [Map]   ---   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Ord   [Map]   2,093   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Ravenna   [Map]   1,369   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Saint Paul   [Map]   2,349   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Shelton   [Map]   1,055   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Wood River   [Map]   1,349   S   32 miles [51.5 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2018
Population
DirDistance
Ashton   [Map]   187   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Boelus   [Map]   ---   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Brayton   [Map]   ---   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Cairo   [Map]   795   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Cotesfield   [Map]   48   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Cushing   [Map]   33   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Dannebrog   [Map]   303   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Dannevirke   [Map]   ---   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Elba   [Map]   225   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Farwell   [Map]   120   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Howard City   [Map]   187   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
North Loup   [Map]   293   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Rockville   [Map]   102   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Scotia   [Map]   291   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Wolbach   [Map]   254   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

Howard County ...

Paplin would have been located within present day Howard County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Howard County: Buffalo, Greeley, Hall, Merrick, Nance, Sherman & Valley.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Paplin ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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


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 Paplin ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Paplin.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Loup City Muni. (FAA ID: 0F4)   [Map]   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Greeley Muni. (FAA ID: 99Y)   [Map]   NNE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Evelyn Sharp Fld. (ICAO: KODX)   [Map]   NNW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Central Nebraska Rgnl.  (GRI/KGRI)   [Map]   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Cedar Rapids Muni.   [Map]   ENE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Central City Muni. (FAA ID: 07K)   [Map]   ESE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Sargent Muni.  (FAA ID: 09K)   [Map]   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Cram Fld. (ICAO: KBUB)   [Map]   NNW   40 miles [64.4 km]

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.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Paplin.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Paplin. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Eppley Airfield  (OMA/KOMA)   [Map]   E   147 miles [236.6 km]
Kansas City Intl.  (MCI/KMCI)   [Map]   ESE   252 miles [405.6 km]
Wichita Mid-Continent Airport  (ICT/KICT)   [Map]   SSE   260 miles [418.4 km]
Des Moines Intl.  (DSM/KDSM)   [Map]   E   263 miles [423.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Central Nebraska Rgnl.  (GRI/KGRI)   [Map]   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Kearney Rgnl. (EAR/KEAR)   [Map]   SSW   40 miles [64.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Loup City Muni. (FAA ID: 0F4)   [Map]   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Greeley Muni. (FAA ID: 99Y)   [Map]   NNE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Evelyn Sharp Fld. (ICAO: KODX)   [Map]   NNW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Cedar Rapids Muni.   [Map]   ENE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Central City Muni. (FAA ID: 07K)   [Map]   ESE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Sargent Muni.  (FAA ID: 09K)   [Map]   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Cram Fld. (ICAO: KBUB)   [Map]   NNW   40 miles [64.4 km]

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   (OMA/KOMA)   [Map]
  Website for Eppley Airfield
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Kansas City Intl.   (MCI/KMCI)   [Map]
  Website for Kansas City International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Evelyn Sharp Fld.   (ICAO: KODX)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Cram Fld.   (ICAO: KBUB)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Aurora Muni.   (ICAO: KAUH)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Albion Muni.   (ICAO: KBVN)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Broken Bow Muni.   (ICAO: KBBW)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Hastings Muni.   (HSI/KHSI)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Wichita Mid-Continent Airport   (ICT/KICT)   [Map]
  Website for Wichita Mid-Continent Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Harvard State Airport   (ICAO: K08K)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Des Moines Intl.   (DSM/KDSM)   [Map]
  Website for Des Moines International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Central Nebraska Rgnl.   (GRI/KGRI)   [Map]
  Website for Central Nebraska Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Kearney Rgnl.   (EAR/KEAR)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
North Platte Rgnl.   (LBF/KLBF)   [Map]
  Website for North Platte Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lincoln Airport   (LNK/KLNK)   [Map]
  Website for Lincoln Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Nebraska: www.nebraska.gov/

Footnotes ...

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

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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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Paplin) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Paplin. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.2803, Longitude: -98.7367     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Paplin have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>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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<4>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Paplin), 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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