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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Old Bettles.

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Around Old Bettles ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Allakaket. It is located about 35 miles [56 km] to the southwest of Old Bettles. Allakaket has a population of 100 people.<1>

The next largest community is Bettles. It lies just east of Old Bettles and has a population of 12 people.

Below is a sample of neighboring communities: Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Old Bettles and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   DirectionDistance
Alatna   [Map]     SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Coldfoot   [Map]     NE   46 miles [74 km]
Evansville   [Map]     E   4 miles [6.4 km]
New Allakaket   [Map]     SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Prospect Creek   [Map]     E   28 miles [45.1 km]

Airports Near Old Bettles ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Bettles Airport(BTT/PABT)   [Map]   BTT   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Prospect Creek Airport(ICAO: PAPR<)   [Map]   PPC   ESE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Allakaket Airport(AET/PFAL)   [Map]   6A8   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Porcupine Creek Airport   [Map]   PCK   ENE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Coldfoot Airport(ICAO: PA09)   [Map]   CXF   ENE   46 miles [74 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 Old Bettles.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Old Bettles. 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

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Bettles Airport(BTT/PABT)   [Map]   BTT   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Prospect Creek Airport(ICAO: PAPR<)   [Map]   PPC   ESE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Allakaket Airport(AET/PFAL)   [Map]   6A8   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Porcupine Creek Airport   [Map]   PCK   ENE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Coldfoot Airport(ICAO: PA09)   [Map]   CXF   ENE   46 miles [74 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.

Fairbanks Intl.   (FAI/PAFA)   [Map]
        Website for Fairbanks International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Bettles Airport   (BTT/PABT)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Prospect Creek Airport   (ICAO: PAPR<)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Allakaket Airport   (AET/PFAL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Coldfoot Airport   (ICAO: PA09)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Wiseman Airport   (ICAO: PA03)   [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 Old Bettles.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Old Bettles. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 66.9069, Longitude: -151.6831     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Old Bettles 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 Old Bettles), 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 Old Bettles.



 
 
 

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