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Introduction ...

Below are places that are relatively close to Rockport.

This page contains six sections:

Around Rockport ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Salt Lake City. It is located about 26 miles [41 km] to the west of where Rockport would have been located. Salt Lake City has a population of 201,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is West Valley City. It is located about 32 miles [51 km] to the west of Rockport and has a population of 136,000 people.

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

Coalville     [Map]
10 miles [16.1 km] miles to the north of Rockport.

Cranmer     [Map]
9 miles [14.5 km] miles to the south of Rockport.

Francis     [Map]
11 miles [17.7 km] miles to the southeast of Rockport.

Hideout     [Map]
7 miles [11.3 km] miles to the south of Rockport.

Hoytsville     [Map]
7 miles [11.3 km] miles to the north of Rockport.

Kamas     [Map]
10 miles [16.1 km] miles to the southeast of Rockport.

North Snyderville Basin     [Map]
6 miles [9.7 km] miles to the west of Rockport.

Oakley     [Map]
5 miles [8 km] miles to the southeast of Rockport.

Park City     [Map]
9 miles [14.5 km] miles to the southwest of Rockport.

Peoa     [Map]
3 miles [4.8 km] miles to the southeast of Rockport.

Silver Creek Junction     [Map]
6 miles [9.7 km] miles to the west of Rockport.

Snyderville     [Map]
9 miles [14.5 km] miles to the southwest of Rockport.

South Snyderville Basin     [Map]
8 miles [12.9 km] miles to the southwest of Rockport.

Summit Park     [Map]
11 miles [17.7 km] miles to the west of Rockport.

Wanship     [Map]
3 miles [4.8 km] miles to the north of Rockport.

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

Summit County ...

Rockport would have been located within present day Summit County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Summit County: Daggett, Duchesne, Morgan, Rich, Salt Lake, Wasatch, Sweetwater (WY) & Uinta (WY).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Rockport ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

Utah Tourism

Parks for Utah

Fishing in Utah

Hunting in Utah

TripAdvisor Link for:

Utah Statewide Tourism

Also of Interest:

National Park Service (NPS) sites in Utah

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Utah

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

Airports Near Rockport ...

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 Rockport.

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

Large Airports

Salt Lake City Intl.  (SLC/KSLC) <4>   [Map]
31 miles [49.9 km] miles to the west of Rockport.

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Provo Muni.  (PVU/KPVU)   [Map]
41 miles [66 km] miles to the south southwest of Rockport.

General Aviation Airports

Heber City Muni. (FAA ID: 36U)   [Map]
19 miles [30.6 km] miles to the south of Rockport.

Skypark Airport (FAA ID: BTF)   [Map]
29 miles [46.7 km] miles to the west northwest of Rockport.

Salt Lake City Muni.   [Map]
33 miles [53.1 km] miles to the west southwest of Rockport.

South Valley Rgnl. (FAA ID: U42)   [Map]
33 miles [53.1 km] miles to the west southwest of Rockport.

Morgan Co. Airport (FAA ID: 42U)   [Map]
33 miles [53.1 km] miles to the northwest of Rockport.

Evanston - Uinta Co. Airport (EVW/KEVW)   [Map]
39 miles [62.8 km] miles to the north northeast of Rockport.

Ogden - Hinckley Airport (OGD/KOGD)   [Map]
44 miles [70.8 km] miles to the northwest of Rockport.

Ogden Muni.   [Map]
44 miles [70.8 km] miles to the northwest of Rockport.

Additional Airport Information

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

Salt Lake City International Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: SLCICAO: KSLC

Website for Salt Lake City 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)


Provo Municipal Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: PVUICAO: KPVU

Website for Provo Municipal 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)


Evanston - Uinta County Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: EVWICAO: KEVW

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)


Ogden - Hinckley Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: OGDICAO: KOGD

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 ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Utah

About Summit County

About Utah

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Summit County: www.co.summit.ut.us/

The official website for State of Utah: https://www.utah.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Rockport.
<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- Rockport) 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 Rockport. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Rockport

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rockport. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7613, Longitude: -111.3881     [Map].
<3>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Rockport), 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.
<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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