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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Starr Hill.

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Around Starr Hill ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Juneau. It lies immediately west of Starr Hill. Juneau has a population of 32,800 people.<1>

The next largest community is Hoonah. It is located about 40 miles [64 km] to the west of Starr Hill and has a population of 760 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 Starr Hill and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Gustavus   [Map]   434   W   49 miles [78.9 km]
Tenakee Springs   [Map]   133   SW   46 miles [74 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Auke Bay   [Map]     NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Cube Cove   [Map]     SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Douglas   [Map]     S   Less than 2 miles
Excursion Inlet   [Map]     W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Freshwater Bay   [Map]     SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Whitestone Logging Camp   [Map]     SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Tulsequah (BC)   [Map]     NE   38 miles [61.2 km]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Starr Hill.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Starr Hill. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

Airports Near Starr Hill ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Starr Hill.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Juneau Intl. (JNU/PAJN)   [Map]   JNU   WNW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Hoonah Airport(HNH/PAOH)   [Map]   HNH   WSW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Gustavus Airport(GST/PAGS)   [Map]   GST   W   47 miles [75.6 km]
Skagway Airport(SGY/PAGY)   [Map]   SGY   NNW   86 miles [138.4 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 Starr Hill.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Starr Hill. 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
Juneau Intl. (JNU/PAJN)   [Map]   JNU   WNW   7 miles [11.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Gustavus Airport(GST/PAGS)   [Map]   GST   W   47 miles [75.6 km]
Skagway Airport(SGY/PAGY)   [Map]   SGY   NNW   86 miles [138.4 km]
Sitka Rocky Gutierrez Airport(SIT/PASI)   [Map]   SIT   SSW   93 miles [149.7 km]
Petersburg Airport(PSG/PAPG)   [Map]   PSG   SSE   116 miles [186.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Hoonah Airport(HNH/PAOH)   [Map]   HNH   WSW   39 miles [62.8 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.

Juneau Intl.   (JNU/PAJN)   [Map]
        Website for Juneau International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Gustavus Airport   (GST/PAGS)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Skagway Airport   (SGY/PAGY)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Sitka Rocky Gutierrez Airport   (SIT/PASI)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Petersburg Airport   (PSG/PAPG)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Hoonah Airport   (HNH/PAOH)   [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 Starr Hill.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Starr Hill. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 58.3042, Longitude: -134.4042     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Starr Hill 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 Starr Hill), 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 Starr Hill.



 
 
 

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