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Introduction ...

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

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Around Pitkas Point ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Mountain Village. It is located about 14 miles [22 km] to the west of Pitkas Point. Mountain Village has a population of 880 people.<1>

The next largest community is Pilot Station. It is located about 14 miles [22 km] to the southeast of Pitkas Point and has a population of 620 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 are driving it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Marshall   [Map]   449   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Saint Marys   [Map]   550   E   3 miles [4.8 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Fish Village   [Map]     NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Johnnys Village   [Map]     NW   9 miles [14.5 km]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Pitkas Point.

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

Airports Near Pitkas Point ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
St. Mary's Airport(KSM/PASM)   [Map]   KSM   NNW   Less than 2 miles
Pilot Station Airport(IATA:PQS)   [Map]   0AK   ESE   14 miles [22.5 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 Pitkas Point.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Pitkas Point. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
St. Mary's Airport(KSM/PASM)   [Map]   KSM   NNW   Less than 2 miles
Emmonak Airport(EMK/PAEM)   [Map]   ENM   NW   64 miles [103 km]
Bethel Airport(BET/PABE)   [Map]   BET   SSE   98 miles [157.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Pilot Station Airport(IATA:PQS)   [Map]   0AK   ESE   14 miles [22.5 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.

St. Mary's Airport   (KSM/PASM)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Emmonak Airport   (EMK/PAEM)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Bethel Airport   (BET/PABE)   [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 Pitkas Point.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pitkas Point. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 62.0328, Longitude: -163.2878     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pitkas Point 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 Pitkas 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 Pitkas Point.



 
 
 

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