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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Coffman Cove.

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Around Coffman Cove ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Wrangell. It is located about 32 miles [51 km] to the northeast of Coffman Cove. Wrangell has a population of 2,400 people.<1>

The next largest community is Craig. It is located about 39 miles [62 km] to the south of Coffman Cove and has a population of 1,200 people.

For comparison, Coffman Cove has a population of 180 people.

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

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Edna Bay   [Map]   ---   W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Kasaan   [Map]   50   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Klawock   [Map]   796   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
Thorne Bay   [Map]   485   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Cape Pole   [Map]     W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Hollis   [Map]     S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Labouchere Bay   [Map]     NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Meyers Chuck   [Map]     SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Naukati Bay   [Map]     SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Olive Cove   [Map]     NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Point Baker   [Map]     NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Port Alice   [Map]     SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Port Protection   [Map]     NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Saint John Harbor   [Map]     N   29 miles [46.7 km]
Thoms Place   [Map]     NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Tokeen   [Map]     W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Vank Island   [Map]     N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Whale Pass   [Map]     NW   13 miles [20.9 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Coffman Cove ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some names catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Craig   -   39 miles [62.8 km] to the South of Coffman Cove   [Map]
Edna Bay   -   32 miles [51.5 km] to the West   [Map]
Olive Cove   -   22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Salt Chuck   -   28 miles [45.1 km] to the South   [Map]
Whale Pass   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Yes Bay (Historic)   -   40 miles [64.4 km] to the East   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Coffman Cove ...

Looking for more information about Coffman Cove? 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 Coffman Cove, 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 Coffman Cove.

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

TripAdvisor Link to:

    Alaska Statewide Tourism
    Coffman Cove Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Coffman Cove


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 Coffman Cove ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Klawock Airport(KLW/PAKW)   [Map]   AKW   SSW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Wrangell Airport(WRG/PAWG)   [Map]   WRG   NNE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Craig Airport   [Map]   CGA   SSW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Petersburg Airport(PSG/PAPG)   [Map]   PSG   N   54 miles [86.9 km]
Ketchikan Intl. (KTN/PAKT)   [Map]   KTN   SE   63 miles [101.4 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 Coffman Cove.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Coffman Cove. 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

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Wrangell Airport(WRG/PAWG)   [Map]   WRG   NNE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Petersburg Airport(PSG/PAPG)   [Map]   PSG   N   54 miles [86.9 km]
Ketchikan Intl. (KTN/PAKT)   [Map]   KTN   SE   63 miles [101.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Klawock Airport(KLW/PAKW)   [Map]   AKW   SSW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Craig Airport   [Map]   CGA   SSW   39 miles [62.8 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
 
Wrangell Airport   (WRG/PAWG)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Petersburg Airport   (PSG/PAPG)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Ketchikan Intl.   (KTN/PAKT)   [Map]
        Website for Ketchikan International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Sitka Rocky Gutierrez Airport   (SIT/PASI)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Klawock Airport   (KLW/PAKW)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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The official website for Coffman Cove: www.coffmancove.org/

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 Coffman Cove.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Coffman Cove. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 56.0153, Longitude: -132.8294     [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 Coffman Cove), 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 Coffman Cove.



 
 
 

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