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Introduction ...

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

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Around Ukak ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Toksook Bay. It is located about 14 miles [22 km] to the southwest of Ukak. Toksook Bay has a population of 620 people.<1>

The next largest community is Chefornak. It is located about 45 miles [72 km] to the southeast of Ukak and has a population of 440 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 and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Nightmute   [Map]   295   SE   18 miles [29 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Newtok   [Map]     NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Tununak   [Map]     SW   14 miles [22.5 km]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Ukak ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tununak Airport(IATA:TNK)   [Map]   4KA   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Newtok Airport   [Map]   EWU   NNE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Nightmute Airport(NME/PAGT)   [Map]   IGT   SSE   19 miles [30.6 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 Ukak.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Ukak. 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
Bethel Airport(BET/PABE)   [Map]   BET   E   104 miles [167.4 km]
St. Mary's Airport(KSM/PASM)   [Map]   KSM   NNE   106 miles [170.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tununak Airport(IATA:TNK)   [Map]   4KA   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Newtok Airport   [Map]   EWU   NNE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Nightmute Airport(NME/PAGT)   [Map]   IGT   SSE   19 miles [30.6 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.

Bethel Airport   (BET/PABE)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
St. Mary's Airport   (KSM/PASM)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Nightmute Airport   (NME/PAGT)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mekoryuk Airport   (MYU/PAMY)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ukak. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 60.7275, Longitude: -164.9325     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ukak 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 Ukak), 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 Ukak.



 
 
 

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