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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Montana Creek.

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Around Montana Creek ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Wasilla. It is located about 39 miles [62 km] to the southeast of Montana Creek. Wasilla has a population of 9,300 people.<1>

The next largest community is Palmer. It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the southeast of Montana Creek and has a population of 6,800 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Houston   [Map]   2,206   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Y   [Map]   ---   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Big Lake   [Map]     S   38 miles [61.2 km]
Chase   [Map]     N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Chelatna Lodge   [Map]     NW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Chugiak   [Map]     SE   49 miles [78.9 km]
Meadow Lakes   [Map]     SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Nancy Lake   [Map]     S   26 miles [41.8 km]
Petersville   [Map]     NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Skwentna   [Map]     W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Susitna   [Map]     S   39 miles [62.8 km]
Sutton   [Map]     SE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Talkeetna   [Map]     N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Tanaina   [Map]     SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Trapper Creek   [Map]     N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Willow   [Map]     S   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 Montana Creek.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Montana Creek. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

Airports Near Montana Creek ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Talkeetna Airport(TKA/PATK)   [Map]   TKA   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Willow Airport(WOW/PAUO)   [Map]   UUO   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Skwentna Airport(SKW/PASW)   [Map]   SKW   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Big Lake Airport(BGQ/PAGQ)   [Map]   BGQ   SSE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Wasilla Airport(WWA/PAWS)   [Map]   IYS   SSE   38 miles [61.2 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 Montana Creek.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Montana Creek. 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
Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl. (ANC/PANC)   [Map]   ANC   S   61 miles [98.2 km]
Homer Airport(HOM/PAHO)   [Map]   HOM   SSW   173 miles [278.4 km]
Fairbanks Intl. (FAI/PAFA)   [Map]   FAI   NNE   201 miles [323.5 km]

Smaller 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
Talkeetna Airport(TKA/PATK)   [Map]   TKA   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Willow Airport(WOW/PAUO)   [Map]   UUO   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Skwentna Airport(SKW/PASW)   [Map]   SKW   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Big Lake Airport(BGQ/PAGQ)   [Map]   BGQ   SSE   37 miles [59.5 km]
Wasilla Airport(WWA/PAWS)   [Map]   IYS   SSE   38 miles [61.2 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.

Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl.   (ANC/PANC)   [Map]
        Website for Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Homer Airport   (HOM/PAHO)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Merrill Fld.   (ICAO: PAMR)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Fairbanks Intl.   (FAI/PAFA)   [Map]
        Website for Fairbanks 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
 
Talkeetna Airport   (TKA/PATK)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Willow Airport   (WOW/PAUO)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Skwentna Airport   (SKW/PASW)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Big Lake Airport   (BGQ/PAGQ)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Wasilla Airport   (WWA/PAWS)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Palmer Muni.   (PAQ/PAAQ)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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

The official website for State of Alaska: alaska.gov/







Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Montana Creek.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Montana Creek. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 62.0686, Longitude: -150.0650     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Montana Creek 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 Montana Creek), 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 Montana Creek.



 
 
 

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