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Introduction ...

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

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Around Chiniak ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Kodiak. It is located about 13 miles [20 km] to the north of Chiniak. Kodiak has a population of 6,300 people.<1>

The next largest community is Old Harbor. It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the southwest of Chiniak and has a population of 220 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Ouzinkie   [Map]   163   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Port Lions   [Map]   197   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Aleneva   [Map]     NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Aleut Village   [Map]     NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Port Wakefield   [Map]     NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Womens Bay   [Map]     W   15 miles [24.1 km]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Chiniak ...

Looking for more information about Chiniak? 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 Chiniak, 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 Chiniak.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Chiniak ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Kodiak Airport(KDK/PADQ)   [Map]   ADQ   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Kodiak Muni.   [Map]   KDK   NNW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Ouzinkie Airport(IATA:KOZ)   [Map]   4K5   NNW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Port Lions Airport(IATA:ORI)   [Map]   ORI   NW   27 miles [43.5 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 Chiniak.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Chiniak. 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
Homer Airport(HOM/PAHO)   [Map]   HOM   N   142 miles [228.5 km]
Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl. (ANC/PANC)   [Map]   ANC   NNE   257 miles [413.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Kodiak Airport(KDK/PADQ)   [Map]   ADQ   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Kodiak Muni.   [Map]   KDK   NNW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Ouzinkie Airport(IATA:KOZ)   [Map]   4K5   NNW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Port Lions Airport(IATA:ORI)   [Map]   ORI   NW   27 miles [43.5 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.

Homer Airport   (HOM/PAHO)   [Map]
        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
 
Kodiak Airport   (KDK/PADQ)   [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 Chiniak.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chiniak. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 57.6259, Longitude: -152.2742     [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 Chiniak), 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 Chiniak.



 
 
 

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