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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Holy Cross.

This page contains five sections:

Around Holy Cross ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Aniak. It is located about 43 miles [69 km] to the south of Holy Cross. Aniak has a population of 530 people.<1>

The next largest community is Akiak. It is located about 43 miles [69 km] to the south of Holy Cross and has a population of 370 people.

For comparison, Holy Cross 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 starting from Holy Cross and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Anvik   [Map]   84   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Chuathbaluk   [Map]   125   S   46 miles [74 km]
Grayling   [Map]   193   N   49 miles [78.9 km]
Shageluk   [Map]   83   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Upper Kalskag   [Map]   222   S   48 miles [77.2 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Kalskag   [Map]     S   50 miles [80.5 km]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Holy Cross ...

Looking for more information about Holy Cross? 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 Holy Cross, 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 Holy Cross.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Holy Cross ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Holy Cross Airport(HCR/PAHC)   [Map]   HCA   SSW   Less than 2 miles
Anvik Airport(ANV/PANV)   [Map]   ANV   NNW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Shageluk Airport(SHX/PAHX)   [Map]   SHX   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Aniak Airport(ANI/PANI)   [Map]   ANI   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Chuathbaluk Airport(CHU/PACH)   [Map]   9A3   SSE   46 miles [74 km]
Grayling Airport(IATA:KGX)   [Map]   KGX   N   48 miles [77.2 km]
Crooked Creek Airport(IATA:CKD)   [Map]   CJX   ESE   57 miles [91.7 km]
Flat Airport   [Map]   FLT   ENE   59 miles [95 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 Holy Cross.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Holy Cross. 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
Aniak Airport(ANI/PANI)   [Map]   ANI   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
St. Mary's Airport(KSM/PASM)   [Map]   KSM   W   114 miles [183.5 km]
Bethel Airport(BET/PABE)   [Map]   BET   SW   119 miles [191.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Holy Cross Airport(HCR/PAHC)   [Map]   HCA   SSW   Less than 2 miles
Anvik Airport(ANV/PANV)   [Map]   ANV   NNW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Shageluk Airport(SHX/PAHX)   [Map]   SHX   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
Chuathbaluk Airport(CHU/PACH)   [Map]   9A3   SSE   46 miles [74 km]
Grayling Airport(IATA:KGX)   [Map]   KGX   N   48 miles [77.2 km]
Crooked Creek Airport(IATA:CKD)   [Map]   CJX   ESE   57 miles [91.7 km]
Flat Airport   [Map]   FLT   ENE   59 miles [95 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.

Aniak Airport   (ANI/PANI)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
St. Mary's Airport   (KSM/PASM)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Bethel Airport   (BET/PABE)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Holy Cross Airport   (HCR/PAHC)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Anvik Airport   (ANV/PANV)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Shageluk Airport   (SHX/PAHX)   [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 Holy Cross. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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 Holy Cross.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Holy Cross. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 62.1993, Longitude: -159.7695     [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 Holy Cross), 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 Holy Cross.



 
 
 

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