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Introduction ...

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

This page contains four sections:

Around Chilkat ...

Below is a sample of nearby communities: Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Chilkat and not the distance if you drove.<1>

Community   DirectionDistance
Chilkoot   [Map]     E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Covenant Life   [Map]     W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Haines   [Map]     SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Klukwan   [Map]     NE   Less than 2 miles
Lutak   [Map]     E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Mosquito Lake   [Map]     NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Mud Bay   [Map]     SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Skagway   [Map]     E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Wells   [Map]     NW   Less than 2 miles
Fraser (BC)   [Map]     NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
White Pass (BC)   [Map]     NE   31 miles [49.9 km]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Chilkat ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<2>  NFDC<3>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Haines Airport(HNS/PAHN)   [Map]   HNS   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Skagway Airport(SGY/PAGY)   [Map]   SGY   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Mule Creek Airport   [Map]   CBS4   NW   35 miles [56.3 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.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and where they are relatively close to Chilkat.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Chilkat. 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   SSE   86 miles [138.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Skagway Airport(SGY/PAGY)   [Map]   SGY   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Gustavus Airport(GST/PAGS)   [Map]   GST   S   67 miles [107.8 km]
Whitehorse Intl. (YXY/CYXY)   [Map]   CYXY   NNE   94 miles [151.3 km]
Whitehorse - Cousins Airport   [Map]   CFP8   NNE   100 miles [160.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Haines Airport(HNS/PAHN)   [Map]   HNS   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Mule Creek Airport   [Map]   CBS4   NW   35 miles [56.3 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
 
Skagway Airport   (SGY/PAGY)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Gustavus Airport   (GST/PAGS)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Whitehorse Intl.   (YXY/CYXY)   [Map]
        Website for Erik Nielsen - Whitehorse International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Haines Airport   (HNS/PAHN)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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

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







Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that begins in Chilkat. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Chilkat) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chilkat. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 59.3997, Longitude: -135.8964     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Chilkat have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>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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<3>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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<4>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Chilkat), 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 Chilkat.



 
 
 

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