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If you have an ArcInfo (or Advanced) license level the Near Analysis tool should give you exactly what you need. It will add the ID of the nearest feature to your input point feature class attribute table, and a distance as well. FYI - The distance will be in the units of your input data's projection.
In Arc10.1 there are 3 tools that will complete this task: Near Near3d (3d analyst) Generate Near Table Both Near and Near 3d will change your original data while Generate Near Table will create a separate table output. Near 3d may be the best option for mountainous terrain with high relief, but if you lack the 3d Analyst license or are working ...
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