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Akiak, Alaska

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The location of Akiak

Introduction ...

Below are places that are relatively close to Akiak.

This page contains six sections:

Around Akiak ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Aniak. It lies immediately southeast of Akiak. Aniak has a population of 550 people.<1>

The next largest community is Lower Kalskag. It is located about 27 miles [43 km] to the west of Akiak and has a population of 310 people.

For comparison, Akiak has a population of 390 people.

The following is a sample of neighboring communities: Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting in Akiak.<2>

Aniak     [Map]
Less than 2 miles miles to the southeast of Akiak.

Chuathbaluk     [Map]
9 miles [14.5 km] miles to the east of Akiak.

Crooked Creek     [Map]
50 miles [80.5 km] miles to the northeast of Akiak.

Holy Cross     [Map]
43 miles [69.2 km] miles to the north of Akiak.

Kalskag     [Map]
26 miles [41.8 km] miles to the west of Akiak.

Lower Kalskag     [Map]
27 miles [43.5 km] miles to the west of Akiak.

Upper Kalskag     [Map]
26 miles [41.8 km] miles to the west of Akiak.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Akiak ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Akiak.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Akiak ...

Looking for more information about Akiak? 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 Akiak, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Akiak.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Akiak. 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, attractions and places to visit:

For the State of Alaska

Alaska Tourism

Parks for Alaska

Fishing in Alaska

Hunting in Alaska

TripAdvisor Link for:

Alaska Statewide Tourism

Akiak Tourism

Additional communities can be found on the TripAdvisor Page for Akiak

Also of Interest:

National Park Service (NPS) sites in Alaska

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 Akiak ...

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 better fit our travel plans.<3> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Akiak.

Please keep in mind that these airports were chosen based on their air-distance from Akiak. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

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

Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Aniak Airport (ANI/PANI)<4>   [Map]
Less than 2 miles miles to the West of Akiak.

Bethel Airport (BET/PABE)   [Map]
94 miles [151.3 km] miles to the Southwest of Akiak.

General Aviation Airports

Chuathbaluk Airport (CHU/PACH)   [Map]
10 miles [16.1 km] miles to the East of Akiak.

Holy Cross Airport (HCR/PAHC)   [Map]
42 miles [67.6 km] miles to the North of Akiak.

Crooked Creek Airport (IATA: CKD)   [Map]
49 miles [78.9 km] miles to the East Northeast of Akiak.

Tuluksak Airport (IATA: TLT)   [Map]
58 miles [93.3 km] miles to the Southwest of Akiak.

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

Aniak Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:


Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Bethel Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:


Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Chuathbaluk Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:


Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Holy Cross Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:


Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Alaska

About Alaska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Alaska:

Footnotes ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Akiak. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 61.5819, Longitude: -159.5368     [Map].

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<3>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Akiak), 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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<4>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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