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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Port Alsworth.

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Around Port Alsworth ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Newhalen. It is located about 38 miles [61 km] to the southwest of Port Alsworth. Newhalen has a population of 180 people.<1>

The next largest community is Nondalton. It is located about 24 miles [38 km] to the southwest of Port Alsworth and has a population of 160 people.

The following is a sample of nearby communities: Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Port Alsworth and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   DirectionDistance
Fish Village   [Map]     SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Iliamna   [Map]     SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Pedro Bay   [Map]     S   29 miles [46.7 km]
Pile Bay Village   [Map]     SE   32 miles [51.5 km]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Port Alsworth ...

Looking for more information about Port Alsworth? 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 Port Alsworth, 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 Port Alsworth.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Port Alsworth.

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

Airports Near Port Alsworth ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Port Alsworth.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Port Alsworth Airport(PTA/PALJ)   [Map]   TPO   NNW   Less than 2 miles
Nondalton Airport(NNL/PANO)   [Map]   5NN   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Pedro Bay Airport(IATA:PDB)   [Map]   4K0   SSE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Iliamna Airport(ILI/PAIL)   [Map]   ILI   SW   37 miles [59.5 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 Port Alsworth.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Port Alsworth. 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
Homer Airport(HOM/PAHO)   [Map]   HOM   ESE   105 miles [169 km]
Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl. (ANC/PANC)   [Map]   ANC   ENE   160 miles [257.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Port Alsworth Airport(PTA/PALJ)   [Map]   TPO   NNW   Less than 2 miles
Nondalton Airport(NNL/PANO)   [Map]   5NN   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Pedro Bay Airport(IATA:PDB)   [Map]   4K0   SSE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Iliamna Airport(ILI/PAIL)   [Map]   ILI   SW   37 miles [59.5 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.

Homer Airport   (HOM/PAHO)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl.   (ANC/PANC)   [Map]
        Website for Ted Stevens Anchorage 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
 
Port Alsworth Airport   (PTA/PALJ)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Nondalton Airport   (NNL/PANO)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Iliamna Airport   (ILI/PAIL)   [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 Port Alsworth.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Port Alsworth. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 60.2037, Longitude: -154.3185     [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 Port Alsworth), 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 Port Alsworth.



 
 
 

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