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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Nancy Lake.

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Around Nancy Lake ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Anchorage. It is located about 32 miles [51 km] to the south of Nancy Lake. Anchorage has a population of 299,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Wasilla. It is located about 19 miles [30 km] to the east of Nancy Lake and has a population of 9,300 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 starting from Nancy Lake and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Houston   [Map]   2,206   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Palmer   [Map]   6,788   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Y   [Map]   ---   N   24 miles [38.6 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Artesian Village   [Map]     S   32 miles [51.5 km]
Big Lake   [Map]     S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Butte   [Map]     E   32 miles [51.5 km]
Chugiak   [Map]     SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Eagle River   [Map]     SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Fort Richardson   [Map]     S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Gateway   [Map]     E   25 miles [40.2 km]
John Fitzgerald Kennedy City   [Map]     S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Knik   [Map]     SE   18 miles [29 km]
Meadow Lakes   [Map]     E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Point MacKenzie   [Map]     S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Susitna   [Map]     SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Tanaina   [Map]     E   18 miles [29 km]
Willow   [Map]     N   5 miles [8 km]
Wilson Village   [Map]     S   31 miles [49.9 km]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Nancy Lake.

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

Airports Near Nancy Lake ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Willow Airport(WOW/PAUO)   [Map]   UUO   NNW   5 miles [8 km]
Big Lake Airport(BGQ/PAGQ)   [Map]   BGQ   SSE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Wasilla Airport(WWA/PAWS)   [Map]   IYS   ESE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Goose Bay Airport   [Map]   Z40   SSE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Birchwood Airport   [Map]   BCV   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Palmer Muni.(PAQ/PAAQ)   [Map]   PAQ   ESE   30 miles [48.3 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 Nancy Lake.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Nancy Lake. 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   35 miles [56.3 km]
Homer Airport(HOM/PAHO)   [Map]   HOM   SSW   149 miles [239.8 km]
Fairbanks Intl. (FAI/PAFA)   [Map]   FAI   NNE   225 miles [362.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Kenai Muni. (ENA/PAEN)   [Map]   ENA   SSW   87 miles [140 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Willow Airport(WOW/PAUO)   [Map]   UUO   NNW   5 miles [8 km]
Big Lake Airport(BGQ/PAGQ)   [Map]   BGQ   SSE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Wasilla Airport(WWA/PAWS)   [Map]   IYS   ESE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Goose Bay Airport   [Map]   Z40   SSE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Birchwood Airport   [Map]   BCV   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Palmer Muni.(PAQ/PAAQ)   [Map]   PAQ   ESE   30 miles [48.3 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
 
Talkeetna Airport   (TKA/PATK)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Skwentna Airport   (SKW/PASW)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Beluga Airport   (BVU/PABG)   [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
 
Willow Airport   (WOW/PAUO)   [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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Footnotes ...

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

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that stretches from Nancy Lake. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Nancy Lake) 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 Nancy Lake. 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 Nancy Lake

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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 Nancy Lake), 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 Nancy Lake.



 
 
 

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