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Hetland, South Dakota

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Introduction ...

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.<1> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Hetland.

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

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

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

Large Airports ...

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service ...

General Aviation Airports ...

  • Arlington Muni.   (FAA ID: 3A9)
    • Arlington Municipal Airport lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> miles to the east northeast of Hetland.
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  • Lake Preston Muni.   (FAA ID: Y34)
    • Lake Preston Municipal Airport lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> miles to the west of Hetland.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Preston Municipal Airport
  • Wilder Airport   (FAA ID: 6E5)
    • Wilder Airport lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> miles to the west northwest of Hetland.
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  • Brookings Rgnl.   (BKX/KBKX)
  • Madison Muni.   (ICAO: KMDS)

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Hetland), 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.
<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 drawn from Point A (ie- Hetland) 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 Hetland. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Hetland

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hetland. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.3764, Longitude: -97.2348       In this case, the coordinates for Hetland have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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