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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Tenakee Springs.

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Around Tenakee Springs ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Juneau. It is located about 46 miles [74 km] to the northeast of Tenakee Springs. Juneau has a population of 32,800 people.<1>

The next largest community is Sitka. It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the south of Tenakee Springs and has a population of 8,900 people.

For comparison, Tenakee Springs has a population of 130 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 starting from Tenakee Springs and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Angoon   [Map]   456   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Gustavus   [Map]   434   NW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Hoonah   [Map]   757   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Pelican   [Map]   91   W   38 miles [61.2 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Chatham   [Map]     SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Cube Cove   [Map]     NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Douglas   [Map]     NE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Elfin Cove   [Map]     NW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Freshwater Bay   [Map]     NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Game Creek   [Map]     NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Whitestone Logging Camp   [Map]     N   21 miles [33.8 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Tenakee Springs ...

As we travel, we always find names that give pause: while some are interesting and others familiar, some names are simply curious along with those that just strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name and if time permits, we'll try to make a side-trip.

Cannery   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the East of Tenakee Springs   [Map]
Cube Cove   -   21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tenakee Springs ...

Looking for more information about Tenakee Springs? 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 Tenakee Springs, 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 Tenakee Springs.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights to see and places to visit:

For the State of Alaska

    Alaska Tourism
    Alaska Parks

    Fishing in Alaska
    Hunting in Alaska

TripAdvisor Link to:

    Alaska Statewide Tourism
    Tenakee Springs Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Tenakee Springs


National Park System (NPS) - Parks, Monuments & Preserves

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Alaska

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in Alaska

Airports Near Tenakee Springs ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Hoonah Airport(HNH/PAOH)   [Map]   HNH   NNW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Juneau Intl. (JNU/PAJN)   [Map]   JNU   NNE   46 miles [74 km]
Gustavus Airport(GST/PAGS)   [Map]   GST   NNW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Sitka Rocky Gutierrez Airport(SIT/PASI)   [Map]   SIT   S   50 miles [80.5 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 Tenakee Springs.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Tenakee Springs. 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   NNE   46 miles [74 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Gustavus Airport(GST/PAGS)   [Map]   GST   NNW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Sitka Rocky Gutierrez Airport(SIT/PASI)   [Map]   SIT   S   50 miles [80.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Hoonah Airport(HNH/PAOH)   [Map]   HNH   NNW   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.

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
 
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
 
Skagway Airport   (SGY/PAGY)   [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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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Tenakee Springs. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Alaska: alaska.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Tenakee Springs.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting in Tenakee Springs. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Tenakee Springs) 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 Tenakee Springs. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Tenakee Springs

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tenakee Springs. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 57.7801, Longitude: -135.2181     [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 Tenakee Springs), 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 Tenakee Springs.



 
 
 

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