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Introduction ...

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

This page contains five sections:

Around Anvik ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Grayling. It is located about 17 miles [27 km] to the north of Anvik. Grayling has a population of 190 people.<1>

The next largest community is Holy Cross. It is located about 34 miles [54 km] to the southeast of Anvik and has a population of 180 people.

For comparison, Anvik has a population of 84 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 Anvik and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Shageluk   [Map]   83   E   21 miles [33.8 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Holikachuk   [Map]     NE   27 miles [43.5 km]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Anvik ...

Looking for more information about Anvik? 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 Anvik, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Anvik.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Anvik.

We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Anvik. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

Airports Near Anvik ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Anvik Airport(ANV/PANV)   [Map]   ANV   SE   Less than 2 miles
Grayling Airport(IATA:KGX)   [Map]   KGX   NNE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Shageluk Airport(SHX/PAHX)   [Map]   SHX   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Holy Cross Airport(HCR/PAHC)   [Map]   HCA   SSE   34 miles [54.7 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 be a better fit to our travel plans.<5> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and where they are relatively close to Anvik.

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

Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Aniak Airport(ANI/PANI)   [Map]   ANI   SSE   77 miles [123.9 km]
Unalakleet Airport(UNK/PAUN)   [Map]   UNK   NNW   87 miles [140 km]
St. Mary's Airport(KSM/PASM)   [Map]   KSM   WSW   107 miles [172.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Anvik Airport(ANV/PANV)   [Map]   ANV   SE   Less than 2 miles
Grayling Airport(IATA:KGX)   [Map]   KGX   NNE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Shageluk Airport(SHX/PAHX)   [Map]   SHX   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Holy Cross Airport(HCR/PAHC)   [Map]   HCA   SSE   34 miles [54.7 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.

Aniak Airport   (ANI/PANI)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Unalakleet Airport   (UNK/PAUN)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
St. Mary's Airport   (KSM/PASM)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Anvik Airport   (ANV/PANV)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Shageluk Airport   (SHX/PAHX)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Holy Cross Airport   (HCR/PAHC)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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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 Anvik.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting in Anvik. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Anvik) 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 Anvik. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Anvik

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Anvik. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 62.6543, Longitude: -160.2019     [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>On an airport-by-airport basis, an NFDC report typically includes a description of airport operations, contacts, the runway(s), and radio, navigation & weather frequencies. The National Flight Data Center (NFDC) is operated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with the purpose of collecting, validating and disseminating information about airports.

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<5>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Anvik), 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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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Anvik.



 
 
 

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