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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Lowell Point.

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Around Lowell Point ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Seward. It lies immediately north of Lowell Point. Seward has a population of 2,800 people.<1>

Below is a sample of neighboring communities: Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Lowell Point and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   DirectionDistance
Bear Creek   [Map]     N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Chenega Bay   [Map]     E   49 miles [78.9 km]
Cooper Landing   [Map]     NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Crown Point   [Map]     N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Lawing   [Map]     N   23 miles [37 km]
Moose Pass   [Map]     N   28 miles [45.1 km]
Muskwa Village   [Map]     N   23 miles [37 km]
Primrose   [Map]     N   21 miles [33.8 km]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Lowell Point.

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

Airports Near Lowell Point ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Seward Airport(SRD/PAWD)   [Map]   SWD   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Lawing Airport   [Map]   9Z9   N   23 miles [37 km]
Quartz Creek Airport   [Map]   JLA   NNW   29 miles [46.7 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 Lowell Point.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Lowell Point. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Homer Airport(HOM/PAHO)   [Map]   HOM   WSW   76 miles [122.3 km]
Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl. (ANC/PANC)   [Map]   ANC   NNW   78 miles [125.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Kenai Muni. (ENA/PAEN)   [Map]   ENA   WNW   70 miles [112.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Seward Airport(SRD/PAWD)   [Map]   SWD   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Lawing Airport   [Map]   9Z9   N   23 miles [37 km]
Quartz Creek Airport   [Map]   JLA   NNW   29 miles [46.7 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.

Homer Airport   (HOM/PAHO)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl.   (ANC/PANC)   [Map]
        Website for Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Kenai Muni.   (ENA/PAEN)   [Map]
        Website for Kenai Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Seward Airport   (SRD/PAWD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Chenega Bay Airport   (NCN/PFCB)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Whittier Airport   (ICAO: PAWR)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lowell Point. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 60.0725, Longitude: -149.4411     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lowell Point 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 Lowell Point), 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 Lowell Point.



 
 
 

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