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Introduction ...

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

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Around Lamont ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Mountain Village. It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the southeast of Lamont. Mountain Village has a population of 880 people.<1>

The next largest community is Emmonak. It lies just northwest of Lamont and has a population of 850 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 and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Alakanuk   [Map]   735   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Kotlik   [Map]   626   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Nunam Iqua   [Map]   203   SW   18 miles [29 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Fish Village   [Map]     SE   21 miles [33.8 km]

Airports Near Lamont ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Emmonak Airport(EMK/PAEM)   [Map]   ENM   NNW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Sheldon Pt. Airport(IATA:SXP)   [Map]   SXP   SW   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 Lamont.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Lamont. 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
Emmonak Airport(EMK/PAEM)   [Map]   ENM   NNW   6 miles [9.7 km]
St. Mary's Airport(KSM/PASM)   [Map]   KSM   SE   56 miles [90.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Sheldon Pt. Airport(IATA:SXP)   [Map]   SXP   SW   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.

Emmonak Airport   (EMK/PAEM)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
St. Mary's Airport   (KSM/PASM)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Lamont. 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 Lamont.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lamont. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 62.7067, Longitude: -164.3964     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lamont 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 Lamont), 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 Lamont.



 
 
 

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