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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Lower Kalskag.

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Around Lower Kalskag ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Aniak. It is located about 27 miles [43 km] to the east of Lower Kalskag. Aniak has a population of 530 people.<1>

The next largest community is Akiak. It is located about 27 miles [43 km] to the east of Lower Kalskag and has a population of 370 people.

For comparison, Lower Kalskag has a population of 300 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 are driving it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Chuathbaluk   [Map]   125   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Russian Mission   [Map]   339   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Upper Kalskag   [Map]   222   NE   2 miles [3.2 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Kalskag   [Map]     NE   Less than 2 miles
Nyac   [Map]     S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Tuluksak   [Map]     SW   34 miles [54.7 km]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lower Kalskag ...

Looking for more information about Lower Kalskag? 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 Lower Kalskag, 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 Lower Kalskag.

Airports Near Lower Kalskag ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Aniak Airport(ANI/PANI)   [Map]   ANI   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Tuluksak Airport(IATA:TLT)   [Map]   TLT   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Chuathbaluk Airport(CHU/PACH)   [Map]   9A3   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Holy Cross Airport(HCR/PAHC)   [Map]   HCA   NNE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Akiak Airport(AKI/PFAK)   [Map]   AKI   SW   51 miles [82.1 km]
Akiachak Airport   [Map]   Z13   SW   54 miles [86.9 km]
Bethel Airport(BET/PABE)   [Map]   BET   SW   70 miles [112.7 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 Lower Kalskag.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Lower Kalskag. 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
Aniak Airport(ANI/PANI)   [Map]   ANI   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
Bethel Airport(BET/PABE)   [Map]   BET   SW   70 miles [112.7 km]
St. Mary's Airport(KSM/PASM)   [Map]   KSM   WNW   103 miles [165.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tuluksak Airport(IATA:TLT)   [Map]   TLT   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Chuathbaluk Airport(CHU/PACH)   [Map]   9A3   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Holy Cross Airport(HCR/PAHC)   [Map]   HCA   NNE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Akiak Airport(AKI/PFAK)   [Map]   AKI   SW   51 miles [82.1 km]
Akiachak Airport   [Map]   Z13   SW   54 miles [86.9 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.

Aniak Airport   (ANI/PANI)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
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
 
Chuathbaluk Airport   (CHU/PACH)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Holy Cross Airport   (HCR/PAHC)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Akiak Airport   (AKI/PFAK)   [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 Lower Kalskag.

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

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Lower Kalskag. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lower Kalskag

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lower Kalskag. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 61.5135, Longitude: -160.3637     [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 Lower Kalskag), 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 Lower Kalskag.



 
 
 

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