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Introduction ...

Below are places that are relatively close to South Plains.

This page contains seven sections:

Around South Plains ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Plainview. It is located about 23 miles [37 km] to the west of South Plains. Plainview has a population of 20,400 people.<1>

The next largest community is Tulia. It is located about 33 miles [53 km] to the northwest of South Plains and has a population of 4,700 people.

The following is a sample of neighboring communities: Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting in South Plains.<2>

Aiken     [Map]
13 miles [20.9 km] miles to the southwest of South Plains.

Cedar Hill     [Map]
8 miles [12.9 km] miles to the southeast of South Plains.

Claytonville     [Map]
18 miles [29 km] miles to the northwest of South Plains.

Cone     [Map]
29 miles [46.7 km] miles to the south of South Plains.

Dougherty     [Map]
23 miles [37 km] miles to the southeast of South Plains.

Flomot     [Map]
18 miles [29 km] miles to the east of South Plains.

Floydada     [Map]
16 miles [25.7 km] miles to the south of South Plains.

Kress     [Map]
26 miles [41.8 km] miles to the west of South Plains.

Lockney     [Map]
10 miles [16.1 km] miles to the southwest of South Plains.

Plainview     [Map]
23 miles [37 km] miles to the west of South Plains.

Quitaque     [Map]
17 miles [27.4 km] miles to the northeast of South Plains.

Seth Ward     [Map]
21 miles [33.8 km] miles to the west of South Plains.

Silverton     [Map]
17 miles [27.4 km] miles to the north of South Plains.

Turkey     [Map]
26 miles [41.8 km] miles to the northeast of South Plains.

Whitney     [Map]
8 miles [12.9 km] miles to the north of South Plains.

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

Floyd County ...

South Plains is located in Floyd County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Floyd County: Briscoe, Crosby, Dickens, Hale, Lubbock, Motley & Swisher.

Curious and Interesting Names Near South Plains ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for South Plains ...

Looking for more information about South Plains? 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 South Plains, 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 South Plains.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around South Plains. 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 South Plains. 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 Texas

Texas Tourism

Parks for Texas

Fishing in Texas

Hunting in Texas

TripAdvisor Link for:

Texas Statewide Tourism

South Plains Tourism

Additional communities can be found on the TripAdvisor Page for South Plains

Also of Interest:

National Park Service (NPS) sites in Texas

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Texas

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

Airports Near South Plains ...

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 South Plains.

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

Large Airports

Lubbock Preston Smith Intl.  (LBB/KLBB) <4>   [Map]
48 miles [77.2 km] miles to the southwest of South Plains.

Will Rogers World Airport  (OKC/KOKC)   [Map]
225 miles [362.1 km] miles to the east northeast of South Plains.

Dallas / Fort Worth Intl.  (DFW/KDFW)   [Map]
262 miles [421.6 km] miles to the east southeast of South Plains.

Dallas / Fort Worth Intl.    [Map]
262 miles [421.6 km] miles to the east southeast of South Plains.

Dallas Love Fld.  (DAL/KDAL)   [Map]
273 miles [439.4 km] miles to the east southeast of South Plains.

Killeen - Fort Hood Rgnl.  (GRK/KGRK)   [Map]
297 miles [478 km] miles to the southeast of South Plains.

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Rick Husband Amarillo Intl.  (AMA/KAMA)   [Map]
72 miles [115.9 km] miles to the north northwest of South Plains.

Kent Co. Airport  (ICAO: KJTS)   [Map]
80 miles [128.7 km] miles to the south southeast of South Plains.

Clovis Muni. (CVN/KCVN)   [Map]
101 miles [162.5 km] miles to the west of South Plains.

General Aviation Airports

Floydada Muni. (FAA ID: 41F)   [Map]
15 miles [24.1 km] miles to the south of South Plains.

Silverton Muni. (FAA ID: 79XS)   [Map]
16 miles [25.7 km] miles to the north of South Plains.

Hale Co. Airport (ICAO: KPVW)   [Map]
23 miles [37 km] miles to the west of South Plains.

Swisher Co. Muni. (FAA ID: I06)   [Map]
35 miles [56.3 km] miles to the northwest of South Plains.

Additional Airport Information

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

Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: LBBICAO: KLBB

Website for Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)


Will Rogers World Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: OKCICAO: KOKC

Website for Will Rogers World Airport

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)


Hale County Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KPVW

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]


Smiley Johnson Municipal Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KE34

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]


Dallas / Fort Worth International Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: DFWICAO: KDFW

Website for Dallas / Fort Worth International Airport

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)


Dallas Love Field     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: DALICAO: KDAL

Website for Dallas Love Field

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)


Killeen - Fort Hood Regional Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: GRKICAO: KGRK

Website for Killeen - Fort Hood Regional Airport

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)


Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: AMAICAO: KAMA

Website for Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)


Kent County Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: KJTS

Website for Kent County Airport

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]


Clovis Municipal Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: CVNICAO: KCVN

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community within Texas

About Floyd County

About Texas

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

Footnotes ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in South Plains. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2258, Longitude: -101.3104     [Map].

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