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The location of Paradise Park









Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Paradise Park.

This page contains six sections:

Around Paradise Park ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Omaha. It is located about 11 miles [17 km] to the northwest of Paradise Park. Omaha has a population of 467,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Lincoln. It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the southwest of Paradise Park and has a population of 285,000 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Paradise Park and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Atlantic (IA)   [Map]   6,689   NE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Council Bluffs (IA)   [Map]   62,316   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Glenwood (IA)   [Map]   5,312   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Red Oak (IA)   [Map]   5,415   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Shenandoah (IA)   [Map]   4,909   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Bellevue   [Map]   53,424   NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Blair   [Map]   8,091   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Elkhorn   [Map]   ---   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Fremont   [Map]   26,457   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Gretna   [Map]   5,062   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
La Vista   [Map]   17,116   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Nebraska City   [Map]   7,313   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Papillion   [Map]   19,539   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Plattsmouth   [Map]   6,451   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Ralston   [Map]   7,333   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Carter Lake (IA)   [Map]   3,787   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Mineola (IA)   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Pacific City (IA)   [Map]   ---   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Pacific Junction (IA)   [Map]   470   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Silver City (IA)   [Map]   245   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Cedar Creek   [Map]   402   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Chalco   [Map]   ---   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Cullom   [Map]   ---   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Home Park   [Map]   ---   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
La Platte   [Map]   ---   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Millard   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Murray   [Map]   475   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Richfield   [Map]   ---   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Rock Bluff   [Map]   ---   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Springfield   [Map]   1,603   W   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Sarpy County ...

Paradise Park 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 Paradise Park ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Council Bluffs Muni. (ICAO: KCBF)   [Map]   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Eppley Airfield  (OMA/KOMA)   [Map]   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Plattsmouth Muni. (PMV/KPMV)   [Map]   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Millard Airport (MIQ/KMLE)   [Map]   WNW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Blair Muni. (ICAO: KBTA)   [Map]   NNW   23 miles [37 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 Paradise Park.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Paradise Park. 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]   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Des Moines Intl.  (DSM/KDSM)   [Map]   ENE   119 miles [191.5 km]
Kansas City Intl.  (MCI/KMCI)   [Map]   SSE   140 miles [225.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Lincoln Airport  (LNK/KLNK)   [Map]   WSW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Sioux Gateway Airport  (SUX/KSUX)   [Map]   NNW   91 miles [146.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Council Bluffs Muni. (ICAO: KCBF)   [Map]   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Plattsmouth Muni. (PMV/KPMV)   [Map]   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Millard Airport (MIQ/KMLE)   [Map]   WNW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Blair Muni. (ICAO: KBTA)   [Map]   NNW   23 miles [37 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
 
Des Moines Intl.   (DSM/KDSM)   [Map]
  Website for Des Moines International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Red Oak Muni.   (ICAO: KRDK)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Nebraska City Muni.   (ICAO: KAFK)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Shenandoah Muni.   (ICAO: KSDA)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Fremont Muni.   (ICAO: KFET)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Harlan Muni.   (ICAO: KHNR)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Atlantic Muni.   (ICAO: KAIO)   [Map]
  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
 
Wichita Mid-Continent Airport   (ICT/KICT)   [Map]
  Website for Wichita Mid-Continent Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lincoln Airport   (LNK/KLNK)   [Map]
  Website for Lincoln Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Sioux Gateway Airport   (SUX/KSUX)   [Map]
  Website for Sioux Gateway Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Council Bluffs Muni.   (ICAO: KCBF)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Plattsmouth Muni.   (PMV/KPMV)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Millard Airport   (MIQ/KMLE)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Blair Muni.   (ICAO: KBTA)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Nebraska

About Sarpy County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Sarpy County: www.sarpy.com/

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 Paradise Park.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Paradise Park. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.1222, Longitude: -95.8947     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Paradise Park 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 Paradise Park), 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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