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The location of Auke









Introduction ...

Below are places that are relatively close to Auke.

This page contains five sections:

Around Auke ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Juneau. It is located about 12 miles [19 km] to the southeast of Auke. Juneau has a population of 32,100 people.<1>

The next largest community is Hoonah. It is located about 31 miles [49 km] to the southwest of Auke and has a population of 790 people.

Below is a sample of nearby communities: Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance .<2>

Auke Bay     [Map]
2 miles [3.2 km] miles to the east of Auke.

Cube Cove     [Map]
30 miles [48.3 km] miles to the south of Auke.

Douglas     [Map]
13 miles [20.9 km] miles to the southeast of Auke.

Excursion Inlet     [Map]
26 miles [41.8 km] miles to the west of Auke.

Freshwater Bay     [Map]
35 miles [56.3 km] miles to the south of Auke.

Game Creek     [Map]
35 miles [56.3 km] miles to the southwest of Auke.

Gustavus     [Map]
36 miles [57.9 km] miles to the west of Auke.

Hoonah     [Map]
31 miles [49.9 km] miles to the southwest of Auke.

Juneau     [Map]
12 miles [19.3 km] miles to the southeast of Auke.

Tenakee Springs     [Map]
44 miles [70.8 km] miles to the southwest of Auke.

Whitestone Logging Camp     [Map]
33 miles [53.1 km] miles to the southwest of Auke.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Auke ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Auke. 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

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 Auke ...

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 Auke.

Please keep in mind that these airports were chosen based on their air-distance from Auke. 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 Auke.

Large Airports

Juneau Intl.  (JNU/PAJN) <4>   [Map]
5 miles [8 km] miles to the East Southeast of Auke.

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Gustavus Airport (GST/PAGS)   [Map]
35 miles [56.3 km] miles to the West of Auke.

Skagway Airport (SGY/PAGY)   [Map]
77 miles [123.9 km] miles to the North Northwest of Auke.

Sitka Rocky Gutierrez Airport (SIT/PASI)   [Map]
94 miles [151.3 km] miles to the South Southwest of Auke.

General Aviation Airports

Hoonah Airport (HNH/PAOH)   [Map]
31 miles [49.9 km] miles to the Southwest of Auke.

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.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: JNUICAO: PAJN

Website for Juneau International Airport

Detailed information from:

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

Gustavus Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: GSTICAO: PAGS

Detailed information from:

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

Skagway Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: SGYICAO: PAGY

Detailed information from:

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

Sitka Rocky Gutierrez Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: SITICAO: PASI

Detailed information from:

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

Hoonah Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: HNHICAO: PAOH

Detailed information from:

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Alaska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Auke. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 58.3750, Longitude: -134.7250     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Auke have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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