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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Pennock Island.

This page contains four sections:

Around Pennock Island ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Ketchikan. It lies immediately northwest of Pennock Island. Ketchikan has a population of 8,200 people.<1>

The next largest community is Thorne Bay. It is located about 42 miles [67 km] to the northwest of Pennock Island and has a population of 480 people.

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

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Hydaburg   [Map]   391   W   47 miles [75.6 km]
Kasaan   [Map]   51   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Saxman   [Map]   417   E   Less than 2 miles

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Annette   [Map]     S   18 miles [29 km]
Dora Bay   [Map]     W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Loring   [Map]     N   18 miles [29 km]
Metlakatla   [Map]     S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Meyers Chuck   [Map]     NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Polk Inlet   [Map]     W   36 miles [57.9 km]
Ward Cove   [Map]     NW   6 miles [9.7 km]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Pennock Island.

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

Airports Near Pennock Island ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Pennock Island.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Ketchikan Intl. (KTN/PAKT)   [Map]   KTN   WNW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Klawock Airport(KLW/PAKW)   [Map]   AKW   WNW   59 miles [95 km]
Wrangell Airport(WRG/PAWG)   [Map]   WRG   NNW   84 miles [135.2 km]
Prince Rupert Airport (YPR/CYPR)   [Map]   CYPR   SSE   86 miles [138.4 km]
Masset Airport (ZMT/CZMT)   [Map]   CZMT   SSW   91 miles [146.5 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 Pennock Island.

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

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Ketchikan Intl. (KTN/PAKT)   [Map]   KTN   WNW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Wrangell Airport(WRG/PAWG)   [Map]   WRG   NNW   84 miles [135.2 km]
Prince Rupert Airport (YPR/CYPR)   [Map]   CYPR   SSE   86 miles [138.4 km]
Masset Airport (ZMT/CZMT)   [Map]   CZMT   SSW   91 miles [146.5 km]
Petersburg Airport(PSG/PAPG)   [Map]   PSG   NNW   113 miles [181.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Klawock Airport(KLW/PAKW)   [Map]   AKW   WNW   59 miles [95 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.

Juneau Intl.   (JNU/PAJN)   [Map]
        Website for Juneau International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Ketchikan Intl.   (KTN/PAKT)   [Map]
        Website for Ketchikan International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Wrangell Airport   (WRG/PAWG)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Prince Rupert Airport   (YPR/CYPR)   [Map]
        Website for Prince Rupert Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Masset Airport   (ZMT/CZMT)   [Map]
        Website for Masset Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Petersburg Airport   (PSG/PAPG)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Klawock Airport   (KLW/PAKW)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Pennock Island. 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 Pennock Island.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pennock Island. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 55.3278, Longitude: -131.6292     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pennock Island 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 Pennock Island), 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 Pennock Island.



 
 
 

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