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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Tanaina.

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Around Tanaina ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Anchorage. It is located about 31 miles [49 km] to the southwest of Tanaina. Anchorage has a population of 299,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Wasilla. It lies just south of Tanaina and has a population of 9,300 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Tanaina and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Houston   [Map]   2,206   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Palmer   [Map]   6,788   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Y   [Map]   ---   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Artesian Village   [Map]     SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Big Lake   [Map]     SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Butte   [Map]     SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Chugiak   [Map]     S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Eagle River   [Map]     S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Fort Richardson   [Map]     S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Gateway   [Map]     SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
John Fitzgerald Kennedy City   [Map]     SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Knik   [Map]     SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Lazy Mountain   [Map]     E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Meadow Lakes   [Map]     W   5 miles [8 km]
Nancy Lake   [Map]     W   18 miles [29 km]
Point MacKenzie   [Map]     SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Sutton   [Map]     E   18 miles [29 km]
Willow   [Map]     NW   22 miles [35.4 km]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Tanaina ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Wasilla Airport(WWA/PAWS)   [Map]   IYS   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Palmer Muni.(PAQ/PAAQ)   [Map]   PAQ   ESE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Big Lake Airport(BGQ/PAGQ)   [Map]   BGQ   WSW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Birchwood Airport   [Map]   BCV   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Butte Muni.   [Map]   AK1   ESE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Goose Bay Airport   [Map]   Z40   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Willow Airport(WOW/PAUO)   [Map]   UUO   WNW   22 miles [35.4 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 Tanaina.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Tanaina. 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
Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl. (ANC/PANC)   [Map]   ANC   SSW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Homer Airport(HOM/PAHO)   [Map]   HOM   SSW   153 miles [246.2 km]
Fairbanks Intl. (FAI/PAFA)   [Map]   FAI   N   225 miles [362.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Kenai Muni. (ENA/PAEN)   [Map]   ENA   SW   94 miles [151.3 km]
Valdez Pioneer Fld.(VDZ/PAVD)   [Map]   VDZ   ESE   110 miles [177 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Wasilla Airport(WWA/PAWS)   [Map]   IYS   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Palmer Muni.(PAQ/PAAQ)   [Map]   PAQ   ESE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Big Lake Airport(BGQ/PAGQ)   [Map]   BGQ   WSW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Birchwood Airport   [Map]   BCV   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Butte Muni.   [Map]   AK1   ESE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Goose Bay Airport   [Map]   Z40   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Willow Airport(WOW/PAUO)   [Map]   UUO   WNW   22 miles [35.4 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.

Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl.   (ANC/PANC)   [Map]
        Website for Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Homer Airport   (HOM/PAHO)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Willow Airport   (WOW/PAUO)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Merrill Fld.   (ICAO: PAMR)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Talkeetna Airport   (TKA/PATK)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Fairbanks Intl.   (FAI/PAFA)   [Map]
        Website for Fairbanks 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
 
Valdez Pioneer Fld.   (VDZ/PAVD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Wasilla Airport   (WWA/PAWS)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Palmer Muni.   (PAQ/PAAQ)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Big Lake Airport   (BGQ/PAGQ)   [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 Tanaina.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tanaina. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 61.6269, Longitude: -149.4281     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Tanaina 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 Tanaina), 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 Tanaina.



 
 
 

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