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Ravenna, Nebraska

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The location of Ravenna

Introduction ...

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

This page contains seven sections:

Around Ravenna ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Grand Island. It is located about 30 miles [48 km] to the east of Ravenna. Grand Island has a population of 51,400 people.<1>

The next largest community is Kearney. It is located about 24 miles [38 km] to the south of Ravenna and has a population of 33,800 people.

For comparison, Ravenna has a population of 1,400 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 from Ravenna and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2017
Aurora   [Map]   4,488   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Broken Bow   [Map]   3,546   NW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Central City   [Map]   2,920   E   47 miles [75.6 km]
Gibbon   [Map]   1,890   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Hastings   [Map]   24,989   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Holdrege   [Map]   5,439   SW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Kenesaw   [Map]   970   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Lexington   [Map]   10,024   W   46 miles [74 km]
Loup City   [Map]   1,009   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Minden   [Map]   2,973   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
North Loup City   [Map]   ---   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
Ord   [Map]   2,103   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Saint Paul   [Map]   2,342   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Shelton   [Map]   1,061   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Wood River   [Map]   1,350   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2017
Ashton   [Map]   189   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Boelus   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Cairo   [Map]   796   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Cameron   [Map]   ---   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Dannebrog   [Map]   300   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Farwell   [Map]   120   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Hazard   [Map]   68   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Howard City   [Map]   188   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Litchfield   [Map]   256   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Pleasanton   [Map]   347   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Prairie Center   [Map]   ---   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Riverdale   [Map]   182   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Rockville   [Map]   104   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Sartoria   [Map]   ---   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Sweetwater   [Map]   ---   W   5 miles [8 km]

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

Buffalo County ...

Ravenna is located in Buffalo County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Buffalo County: Adams, Custer, Dawson, Hall, Howard, Kearney, Phelps & Sherman.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Ravenna ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ravenna ...

Looking for more information about Ravenna? 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 Ravenna, 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 Ravenna.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Page for Ravenna

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 Ravenna ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Loup City Muni. (FAA ID: 0F4)   [Map]   NNW   18 miles [29 km]
Kearney Rgnl. (EAR/KEAR)   [Map]   SSW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Central Nebraska Rgnl.  (GRI/KGRI)   [Map]   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Pioneer Village Fld. (FAA ID: 0V3)   [Map]   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Hastings Muni. (HSI/KHSI)   [Map]   SE   38 miles [61.2 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 Ravenna.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Ravenna. 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   158 miles [254.3 km]
Wichita Mid-Continent Airport  (ICT/KICT)   [Map]   SSE   246 miles [395.9 km]
Kansas City Intl.  (MCI/KMCI)   [Map]   ESE   251 miles [403.9 km]
Des Moines Intl.  (DSM/KDSM)   [Map]   E   274 miles [441 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Kearney Rgnl. (EAR/KEAR)   [Map]   SSW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Central Nebraska Rgnl.  (GRI/KGRI)   [Map]   E   31 miles [49.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Loup City Muni. (FAA ID: 0F4)   [Map]   NNW   18 miles [29 km]
Pioneer Village Fld. (FAA ID: 0V3)   [Map]   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Hastings Muni. (HSI/KHSI)   [Map]   SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Evelyn Sharp Fld. (ICAO: KODX)   [Map]   N   41 miles [66 km]
Greeley Muni. (FAA ID: 99Y)   [Map]   NNE   41 miles [66 km]
Brewster Fld. (ICAO: KHDE)   [Map]   SSW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Central City Muni. (FAA ID: 07K)   [Map]   E   45 miles [72.4 km]
Jim Kelly Fld. (ICAO: KLXN)   [Map]   WSW   47 miles [75.6 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
Wichita Mid-Continent Airport   (ICT/KICT)   [Map]
  Website for Wichita Mid-Continent Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Hastings Muni.   (HSI/KHSI)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Evelyn Sharp Fld.   (ICAO: KODX)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Brewster Fld.   (ICAO: KHDE)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Jim Kelly Fld.   (ICAO: KLXN)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Broken Bow Muni.   (ICAO: KBBW)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Aurora Muni.   (ICAO: KAUH)   [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
Cram Fld.   (ICAO: KBUB)   [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
Kearney Rgnl.   (EAR/KEAR)   [Map]
  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
North Platte Rgnl.   (LBF/KLBF)   [Map]
  Website for North Platte Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
McCook Rgnl.   (MCK/KMCK)   [Map]
  Website for McCook 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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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ravenna. 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 Ravenna.

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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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ravenna) 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 Ravenna. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ravenna

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ravenna. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.0283, Longitude: -98.9126     [Map].

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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 Ravenna), 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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