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The location of Aziavik









Introduction ...

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

This page contains four sections:

Around Aziavik ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Togiak. It is located about 36 miles [57 km] to the northeast of Aziavik. Togiak has a population of 850 people.<1>

The next largest community is Goodnews Bay. It is located about 26 miles [41 km] to the northwest of Aziavik and has a population of 270 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Platinum   [Map]   66   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirDistance
Twin Hills   [Map]     NE   40 miles [64.4 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Aziavik ...

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

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 Aziavik ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Goodnews Airport (IATA: GNU)   [Map]   NNW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Platinum Airport (PTU/PAPM)   [Map]   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Cape Newenham LRRS Airport (EHM/PAEH)   [Map]   WSW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Togiak Airport (TOG/PATG)   [Map]   ENE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Twin Hills Airport (IATA: TWA)   [Map]   ENE   40 miles [64.4 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 Aziavik.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Aziavik. 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
Dillingham Airport (DLG/PADL)   [Map]   E   99 miles [159.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Goodnews Airport (IATA: GNU)   [Map]   NNW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Platinum Airport (PTU/PAPM)   [Map]   NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Cape Newenham LRRS Airport (EHM/PAEH)   [Map]   WSW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Togiak Airport (TOG/PATG)   [Map]   ENE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Twin Hills Airport (IATA: TWA)   [Map]   ENE   40 miles [64.4 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.

Dillingham Airport   (DLG/PADL)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Platinum Airport   (PTU/PAPM)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Cape Newenham LRRS Airport   (EHM/PAEH)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Togiak Airport   (TOG/PATG)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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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 Aziavik.

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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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Aziavik) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Aziavik. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 58.7833, Longitude: -161.2500     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Aziavik 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 Aziavik), 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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