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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Russian Mission.

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Around Russian Mission ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Marshall. It is located about 25 miles [40 km] to the west of Russian Mission. Marshall has a population of 450 people.<1>

The next largest community is Lower Kalskag. It is located about 36 miles [57 km] to the southeast of Russian Mission and has a population of 300 people.

For comparison, Russian Mission has a population of 340 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 Russian Mission and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Upper Kalskag   [Map]   222   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Kalskag   [Map]     SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Tuluksak   [Map]     S   48 miles [77.2 km]
Willow Creek   [Map]     W   19 miles [30.6 km]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Russian Mission ...

Looking for more information about Russian Mission? 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 Russian Mission, 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 Russian Mission.

Airports Near Russian Mission ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Russian Mission.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tuluksak Airport(IATA:TLT)   [Map]   TLT   SSE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Pilot Station Airport(IATA:PQS)   [Map]   0AK   WNW   52 miles [83.7 km]
Holy Cross Airport(HCR/PAHC)   [Map]   HCA   ENE   57 miles [91.7 km]
Aniak Airport(ANI/PANI)   [Map]   ANI   ESE   60 miles [96.6 km]
St. Mary's Airport(KSM/PASM)   [Map]   KSM   WNW   66 miles [106.2 km]
Bethel Airport(BET/PABE)   [Map]   BET   SSW   71 miles [114.3 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 Russian Mission.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Russian Mission. 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
Aniak Airport(ANI/PANI)   [Map]   ANI   ESE   60 miles [96.6 km]
St. Mary's Airport(KSM/PASM)   [Map]   KSM   WNW   66 miles [106.2 km]
Bethel Airport(BET/PABE)   [Map]   BET   SSW   71 miles [114.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tuluksak Airport(IATA:TLT)   [Map]   TLT   SSE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Pilot Station Airport(IATA:PQS)   [Map]   0AK   WNW   52 miles [83.7 km]
Holy Cross Airport(HCR/PAHC)   [Map]   HCA   ENE   57 miles [91.7 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.

Aniak Airport   (ANI/PANI)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
St. Mary's Airport   (KSM/PASM)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Bethel Airport   (BET/PABE)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Holy Cross Airport   (HCR/PAHC)   [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 Russian Mission.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Russian Mission. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 61.7850, Longitude: -161.3264     [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 Russian Mission), 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 Russian Mission.



 
 
 

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