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Introduction ...

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

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Around Alaganik ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Cordova. It is located about 19 miles [30 km] to the west of Alaganik. Cordova has a population of 2,200 people.<1>

The following is a sample of nearby communities: Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Alaganik and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   DirectionDistance
Boswell Bay   [Map]     W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Eyak   [Map]     W   15 miles [24.1 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Alaganik ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some names catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Crystal Falls   -   17 miles [27.4 km] to the West of Alaganik   [Map]
Orca   -   19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Alaganik. 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
    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 Alaganik ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Mudhole' Smith Airport(CDV/PACV)   [Map]   CDV   WNW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Cordova Muni.   [Map]   CKU   WNW   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 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 Alaganik.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Alaganik. 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   WNW   168 miles [270.4 km]
Homer Airport(HOM/PAHO)   [Map]   HOM   W   222 miles [357.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Mudhole' Smith Airport(CDV/PACV)   [Map]   CDV   WNW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Cordova Muni.   [Map]   CKU   WNW   18 miles [29 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tatitlek Airport(IATA:TEK)   [Map]   7KA   WNW   58 miles [93.3 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
 
Mudhole' Smith Airport   (CDV/PACV)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Valdez Pioneer Fld.   (VDZ/PAVD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Gulkana Airport   (GKN/PAGK)   [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 Alaganik. 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 Alaganik.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alaganik. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 60.4442, Longitude: -145.2158     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Alaganik 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 Alaganik), 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 Alaganik.