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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Pilot Point.

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Around Pilot Point ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Egegik. It is located about 45 miles [72 km] to the north of Pilot Point. Egegik has a population of 110 people.<1>

For comparison, Pilot Point has a population of 65 people.

The following is a sample of neighboring communities: Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Pilot Point and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   DirectionDistance
Ugashik   [Map]     SE   7 miles [11.3 km]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pilot Point ...

Looking for more information about Pilot Point? 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 Pilot Point, 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 Pilot Point.

Airports Near Pilot Point ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Pilot Point.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Pilot Pt. Airport(PIP/PAPN)   [Map]   PNP   NNE   Less than 2 miles
Ugashik Airport(IATA:UGB)   [Map]   9A8   ESE   7 miles [11.3 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 Pilot Point.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Pilot Point. 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
King Salmon Airport(AKN/PAKN)   [Map]   AKN   NNE   84 miles [135.2 km]
Dillingham Airport(DLG/PADL)   [Map]   DLG   NNW   107 miles [172.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Pilot Pt. Airport(PIP/PAPN)   [Map]   PNP   NNE   Less than 2 miles
Ugashik Airport(IATA:UGB)   [Map]   9A8   ESE   7 miles [11.3 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.

Homer Airport   (HOM/PAHO)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
King Salmon Airport   (AKN/PAKN)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dillingham Airport   (DLG/PADL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Pilot Pt. Airport   (PIP/PAPN)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Egegik Airport   (EGX/PAII)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Port Heiden Airport   (PTH/PAPH)   [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 Pilot Point.

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

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Pilot Point. 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 Pilot Point

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pilot Point. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 57.5637, Longitude: -157.5798     [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 Pilot Point), 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 Pilot Point.



 
 
 

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