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Akumsuk, Alaska

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Akumsuk ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Mountain Village. It is located about 49 miles [78 km] to the southeast of Akumsuk. Mountain Village has a population of 860 people.<1>

The next largest community is Emmonak. It lies just northwest of Akumsuk and has a population of 820 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 as if you drove.<2>

Community   2017
Alakanuk   [Map]   762   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Kotlik   [Map]   629   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Nunam Iqua   [Map]   204   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirDistance
Fish Village   [Map]     SE   24 miles [38.6 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Akumsuk ...

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

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

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 Akumsuk ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Emmonak Airport (EMK/PAEM)   [Map]   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Sheldon Pt. Airport (IATA: SXP)   [Map]   SW   18 miles [29 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 better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Akumsuk.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Akumsuk. 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)   DirDistance
Emmonak Airport (EMK/PAEM)   [Map]   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
St. Mary's Airport (KSM/PASM)   [Map]   SE   59 miles [95 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Sheldon Pt. Airport (IATA: SXP)   [Map]   SW   18 miles [29 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.

Emmonak Airport   (EMK/PAEM)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
St. Mary's Airport   (KSM/PASM)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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 Akumsuk.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Akumsuk. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 62.7231, Longitude: -164.4722     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Akumsuk 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>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Akumsuk), 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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