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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Kakamut.

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Around Kakamut ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Pilot Station. It is located about 45 miles [72 km] to the northwest of Kakamut. Pilot Station has a population of 620 people.<1>

The next largest community is Marshall. It is located about 22 miles [35 km] to the northwest of Kakamut and has a population of 450 people.

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

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Lower Kalskag   [Map]   297   E   43 miles [69.2 km]
Russian Mission   [Map]   339   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Upper Kalskag   [Map]   222   E   44 miles [70.8 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Akiachak   [Map]     S   49 miles [78.9 km]
Kalskag   [Map]     E   44 miles [70.8 km]
Tuluksak   [Map]     SE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Willow Creek   [Map]     NW   14 miles [22.5 km]

Airports Near Kakamut ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tuluksak Airport(IATA:TLT)   [Map]   TLT   SSE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Pilot Station Airport(IATA:PQS)   [Map]   0AK   WNW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Akiachak Airport   [Map]   Z13   S   50 miles [80.5 km]
Akiak Airport(AKI/PFAK)   [Map]   AKI   SSE   51 miles [82.1 km]
Atmautluak Airport(IATA:ATT)   [Map]   4A2   SSW   55 miles [88.5 km]
Bethel Airport(BET/PABE)   [Map]   BET   S   58 miles [93.3 km]
Kwethluk Airport(KWT/PFKW)   [Map]   KWT   S   58 miles [93.3 km]
St. Mary's Airport(KSM/PASM)   [Map]   KSM   WNW   60 miles [96.6 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.<5> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and where they are relatively close to Kakamut.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Kakamut. 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
Bethel Airport(BET/PABE)   [Map]   BET   S   58 miles [93.3 km]
St. Mary's Airport(KSM/PASM)   [Map]   KSM   WNW   60 miles [96.6 km]
Aniak Airport(ANI/PANI)   [Map]   ANI   E   70 miles [112.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tuluksak Airport(IATA:TLT)   [Map]   TLT   SSE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Pilot Station Airport(IATA:PQS)   [Map]   0AK   WNW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Akiachak Airport   [Map]   Z13   S   50 miles [80.5 km]
Akiak Airport(AKI/PFAK)   [Map]   AKI   SSE   51 miles [82.1 km]
Atmautluak Airport(IATA:ATT)   [Map]   4A2   SSW   55 miles [88.5 km]
Kwethluk Airport(KWT/PFKW)   [Map]   KWT   S   58 miles [93.3 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.

Bethel Airport   (BET/PABE)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
St. Mary's Airport   (KSM/PASM)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Aniak Airport   (ANI/PANI)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Akiak Airport   (AKI/PFAK)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Kwethluk Airport   (KWT/PFKW)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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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 Kakamut.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kakamut. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 61.6247, Longitude: -161.6753     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Kakamut have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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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 Kakamut), 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 Kakamut.



 
 
 

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