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Introduction ...

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

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Around Kinegnak ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Togiak. It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the east of Kinegnak. Togiak has a population of 840 people.<1>

The next largest community is Goodnews Bay. It is located about 20 miles [32 km] to the north of Kinegnak and has a population of 260 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 Kinegnak and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Platinum   [Map]   64   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]

Airports Near Kinegnak ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Platinum Airport(PTU/PAPM)   [Map]   PTU   NNW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Cape Newenham LRRS Airport(EHM/PAEH)   [Map]   EHM   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Goodnews Airport(IATA:GNU)   [Map]   GNU   N   19 miles [30.6 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 Kinegnak.

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

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Platinum Airport(PTU/PAPM)   [Map]   PTU   NNW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Cape Newenham LRRS Airport(EHM/PAEH)   [Map]   EHM   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Goodnews Airport(IATA:GNU)   [Map]   GNU   N   19 miles [30.6 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.

Dillingham Airport   (DLG/PADL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Platinum Airport   (PTU/PAPM)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Cape Newenham LRRS Airport   (EHM/PAEH)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Togiak Airport   (TOG/PATG)   [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 Kinegnak.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kinegnak. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 58.8311, Longitude: -161.6622     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Kinegnak 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 Kinegnak), 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 Kinegnak.



 
 
 

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