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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Cape Fanshaw.

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Around Cape Fanshaw ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Petersburg. It is located about 34 miles [54 km] to the southeast of Cape Fanshaw. Petersburg has a population of 2,900 people.<1>

The next largest community is Kake. It is located about 23 miles [37 km] to the southwest of Cape Fanshaw and has a population of 570 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 Cape Fanshaw and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Angoon   [Map]   456   NW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Kupreanof   [Map]   27   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Hobart Bay   [Map]     N   18 miles [29 km]
Scow Bay   [Map]     SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
West Petersburg   [Map]     SE   34 miles [54.7 km]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Cape Fanshaw ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Kake Airport(ICAO: PAFE)   [Map]   AFE   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Petersburg Airport(PSG/PAPG)   [Map]   PSG   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Wrangell Airport(WRG/PAWG)   [Map]   WRG   SE   66 miles [106.2 km]
Sitka Rocky Gutierrez Airport(SIT/PASI)   [Map]   SIT   W   70 miles [112.7 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 Cape Fanshaw.

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

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Juneau Intl. (JNU/PAJN)   [Map]   JNU   NNW   88 miles [141.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Petersburg Airport(PSG/PAPG)   [Map]   PSG   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Wrangell Airport(WRG/PAWG)   [Map]   WRG   SE   66 miles [106.2 km]
Sitka Rocky Gutierrez Airport(SIT/PASI)   [Map]   SIT   W   70 miles [112.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Kake Airport(ICAO: PAFE)   [Map]   AFE   SW   23 miles [37 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.

Juneau Intl.   (JNU/PAJN)   [Map]
        Website for Juneau International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Petersburg Airport   (PSG/PAPG)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Wrangell Airport   (WRG/PAWG)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Sitka Rocky Gutierrez Airport   (SIT/PASI)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Gustavus Airport   (GST/PAGS)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Kake Airport   (ICAO: PAFE)   [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 Cape Fanshaw.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance from Cape Fanshaw. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Cape Fanshaw) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cape Fanshaw. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 57.2128, Longitude: -133.5019     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cape Fanshaw have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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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 Cape Fanshaw), 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 Cape Fanshaw.



 
 
 

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