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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Chena Hot Springs.

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Around Chena Hot Springs ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is North Pole. It is located about 42 miles [67 km] to the southwest of Chena Hot Springs. North Pole has a population of 2,200 people.<1>

The following is a sample of neighboring communities: Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Chena Hot Springs and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   DirectionDistance
Central   [Map]     NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Fox   [Map]     W   46 miles [74 km]
Moose Creek   [Map]     SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Pleasant Valley   [Map]     SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Salcha   [Map]     SW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Two Rivers   [Map]     SW   32 miles [51.5 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Chena Hot Springs ...

As we travel, we always find names that give pause: while some are interesting and others familiar, some names are simply curious along with those that just strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name and if time permits, we'll try to make a side-trip.

Bluff   -   40 miles [64.4 km] to the Southwest of Chena Hot Springs   [Map]
Central   -   50 miles [80.5 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Chena Hot Springs.

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

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights to see and places to visit:

For the State of Alaska

    Alaska Tourism
    Alaska Parks

    Fishing in Alaska
    Hunting in Alaska


National Park System (NPS) - Parks, Monuments & Preserves

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Alaska

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

Airports Near Chena Hot Springs ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Chena Hot Springs.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Circle Hot Springs Airport(IATA:CHP)   [Map]   CHP   NE   51 miles [82.1 km]
Central Airport(CEM/PARL)   [Map]   CEM   NE   51 miles [82.1 km]
Metro Fld.   [Map]   MTF   WSW   52 miles [83.7 km]
Fairbanks Intl. (FAI/PAFA)   [Map]   FAI   WSW   55 miles [88.5 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 Chena Hot Springs.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Chena Hot Springs. 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
Fairbanks Intl. (FAI/PAFA)   [Map]   FAI   WSW   55 miles [88.5 km]
Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl. (ANC/PANC)   [Map]   ANC   SSW   294 miles [473.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Circle Hot Springs Airport(IATA:CHP)   [Map]   CHP   NE   51 miles [82.1 km]
Central Airport(CEM/PARL)   [Map]   CEM   NE   51 miles [82.1 km]
Metro Fld.   [Map]   MTF   WSW   52 miles [83.7 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.

Fairbanks Intl.   (FAI/PAFA)   [Map]
        Website for Fairbanks International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl.   (ANC/PANC)   [Map]
        Website for Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Central Airport   (CEM/PARL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Alaska: alaska.gov/



Footnotes ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chena Hot Springs. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 65.0531, Longitude: -146.0556     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Chena Hot Springs 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 Chena Hot Springs), 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 Chena Hot Springs.



 
 
 

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