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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Fort Glenn.

This page contains three sections:

Around Fort Glenn ...

The following is a sample of neighboring communities: Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving it.<1>

Community   DirectionDistance
Chernofski   [Map]     E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Nikolski   [Map]     SW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Umnak   [Map]     SW   15 miles [24.1 km]

Airports Near Fort Glenn ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<2>  NFDC<3>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Unalaska Airport(DUT/PADU)   [Map]   DUT   ENE   65 miles [104.6 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 Fort Glenn.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Fort Glenn. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Unalaska Airport(DUT/PADU)   [Map]   DUT   ENE   65 miles [104.6 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.

Unalaska Airport   (DUT/PADU)   [Map]
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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting from Fort Glenn. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Fort Glenn) 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 Fort Glenn. 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 Fort Glenn

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fort Glenn. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.3781, Longitude: -167.8916     [Map].

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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 Fort Glenn), 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 Fort Glenn.



 
 
 

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