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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Crooked Creek.

This page contains five sections:

Around Crooked Creek ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Aniak. It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the southwest of Crooked Creek. Aniak has a population of 530 people.<1>

The next largest community is Akiak. It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the southwest of Crooked Creek and has a population of 370 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 and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Chuathbaluk   [Map]   125   SW   41 miles [66 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Flat   [Map]     N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Red Devil   [Map]     E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Sleetmute   [Map]     E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Stony River   [Map]     E   50 miles [80.5 km]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Crooked Creek ...

Looking for more information about Crooked Creek? 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 Crooked Creek, 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 Crooked Creek.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Crooked Creek ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Crooked Creek Airport(IATA:CKD)   [Map]   CJX   WSW   Less than 2 miles
Red Devil Airport(IATA:RDV)   [Map]   RDV   ESE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Sleetmute Airport(SLQ/PASL)   [Map]   SLQ   ESE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Chuathbaluk Airport(CHU/PACH)   [Map]   9A3   WSW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Flat Airport   [Map]   FLT   N   40 miles [64.4 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 Crooked Creek.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Crooked Creek. 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   ESE   271 miles [436.1 km]
Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl. (ANC/PANC)   [Map]   ANC   E   271 miles [436.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Aniak Airport(ANI/PANI)   [Map]   ANI   WSW   50 miles [80.5 km]
McGrath Airport(MCG/PAMC)   [Map]   MCG   NE   109 miles [175.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Crooked Creek Airport(IATA:CKD)   [Map]   CJX   WSW   Less than 2 miles
Red Devil Airport(IATA:RDV)   [Map]   RDV   ESE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Sleetmute Airport(SLQ/PASL)   [Map]   SLQ   ESE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Chuathbaluk Airport(CHU/PACH)   [Map]   9A3   WSW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Flat Airport   [Map]   FLT   N   40 miles [64.4 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
 
Holy Cross Airport   (HCR/PAHC)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Aniak Airport   (ANI/PANI)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
McGrath Airport   (MCG/PAMC)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Sleetmute Airport   (SLQ/PASL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Chuathbaluk Airport   (CHU/PACH)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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

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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 Crooked Creek.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Crooked Creek. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 61.8697, Longitude: -158.1260     [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 Crooked Creek), 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 Crooked Creek.



 
 
 

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