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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to King Cove.

This page contains five sections:

Around King Cove ...

King Cove is the largest city within a 50 mile [80 km] radius.

The next largest community is Cold Bay. It is located about 18 miles [28 km] to the northwest of King Cove and has a population of 120 people.<1>

For comparison, King Cove has a population of 1,000 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from King Cove and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
False Pass   [Map]   40   W   43 miles [69.2 km]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for King Cove ...

Looking for more information about King Cove? 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 King Cove, 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 King Cove.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for King Cove.

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

Airports Near King Cove ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
King Cove Airport(KVC/PAVC)   [Map]   KVC   NNE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Cold Bay Airport(CDB/PACD)   [Map]   CDB   WNW   18 miles [29 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 King Cove.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from King Cove. 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
Cold Bay Airport(CDB/PACD)   [Map]   CDB   WNW   18 miles [29 km]
Sand Pt. Airport(SDP/PASD)   [Map]   SDP   ENE   72 miles [115.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
King Cove Airport(KVC/PAVC)   [Map]   KVC   NNE   4 miles [6.4 km]
False Pass Airport(KFP/PAKF)   [Map]   KFP   WSW   45 miles [72.4 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.

Cold Bay Airport   (CDB/PACD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Sand Pt. Airport   (SDP/PASD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
King Cove Airport   (KVC/PAVC)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
False Pass Airport   (KFP/PAKF)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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

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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 King Cove.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance from King Cove. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- King Cove) 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 King Cove. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from King Cove

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in King Cove. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 55.0603, Longitude: -162.3158     [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 King Cove), 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 King Cove.



 
 
 

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