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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to South Naknek.

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Around South Naknek ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Ekwok. It is located about 46 miles [74 km] to the north of South Naknek. Ekwok has a population of 120 people.<1>

The next largest community is Egegik. It is located about 37 miles [59 km] to the south of South Naknek and has a population of 110 people.

The following is a sample of neighboring communities: Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from South Naknek and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   DirectionDistance
King Salmon   [Map]     E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Levelock   [Map]     N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Naknek   [Map]     N   Less than 2 miles
Portage Creek   [Map]     NW   28 miles [45.1 km]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for South Naknek ...

Looking for more information about South Naknek? 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 South Naknek, 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 South Naknek.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for South Naknek.

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

Airports Near South Naknek ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to South Naknek.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
South Naknek Airport(WSN/KWSN)   [Map]   WSN   S   Less than 2 miles
Naknek Airport   [Map]   5NK   NNW   Less than 2 miles
King Salmon Airport(AKN/PAKN)   [Map]   AKN   ESE   13 miles [20.9 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 South Naknek.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from South Naknek. 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   ENE   205 miles [329.9 km]
Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl. (ANC/PANC)   [Map]   ANC   NE   295 miles [474.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
King Salmon Airport(AKN/PAKN)   [Map]   AKN   ESE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Dillingham Airport(DLG/PADL)   [Map]   DLG   WNW   58 miles [93.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
South Naknek Airport(WSN/KWSN)   [Map]   WSN   S   Less than 2 miles
Naknek Airport   [Map]   5NK   NNW   Less than 2 miles

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
 
New Stuyahok Airport   (KNW/PANW)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Igiugig Airport   (IGG/PAIG)   [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
 
South Naknek Airport   (WSN/KWSN)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Egegik Airport   (EGX/PAII)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for South Naknek. 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 South Naknek.

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

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for South Naknek. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from South Naknek

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in South Naknek. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 58.7157, Longitude: -157.0031     [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 South Naknek), 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 South Naknek.



 
 
 

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