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Introduction ...

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

This page contains five sections:

Around Fort Yukon ...

Fort Yukon is the largest city within a 50 mile [80 km] radius.

The following is a sample of neighboring communities: Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Fort Yukon and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<1>

Community   DirectionDistance
Alexanders Village   [Map]     N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Birch Creek   [Map]     SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Chalkyitsik   [Map]     E   42 miles [67.6 km]
Venetie   [Map]     NW   44 miles [70.8 km]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fort Yukon ...

Looking for more information about Fort Yukon? 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 Fort Yukon, 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 Fort Yukon.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Fort Yukon ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<2>  NFDC<3>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Fort Yukon Airport(FYU/PFYU)   [Map]   FYU   NE   Less than 2 miles
Birch Creek Airport   [Map]   Z91   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Chalkyitsik Airport(CIK/PACI)   [Map]   CIK   E   42 miles [67.6 km]
Venetie Airport(VEE/PAVE)   [Map]   VEE   NW   42 miles [67.6 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 Yukon.

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

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Fort Yukon Airport(FYU/PFYU)   [Map]   FYU   NE   Less than 2 miles
Birch Creek Airport   [Map]   Z91   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Chalkyitsik Airport(CIK/PACI)   [Map]   CIK   E   42 miles [67.6 km]
Venetie Airport(VEE/PAVE)   [Map]   VEE   NW   42 miles [67.6 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.

Fairbanks Intl.   (FAI/PAFA)   [Map]
        Website for Fairbanks International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Fort Yukon Airport   (FYU/PFYU)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Chalkyitsik Airport   (CIK/PACI)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Venetie Airport   (VEE/PAVE)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance from Fort Yukon. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Fort Yukon) 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 Yukon. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fort Yukon

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fort Yukon. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 66.5666, Longitude: -145.2593     [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 Yukon), 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 Yukon.



 
 
 

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