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Introduction ...

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

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Around Bornite ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Shungnak. It is located about 12 miles [19 km] to the southwest of Bornite. Shungnak has a population of 270 people.<1>

The next largest community is Ambler. It is located about 24 miles [38 km] to the west of Bornite and has a population of 260 people.

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

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Kobuk   [Map]   156   S   10 miles [16.1 km]

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 Bornite ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Dahl Creek Airport   [Map]   DCK   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Kobuk Airport(OBU/PAOB)   [Map]   OBU   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Ambler Airport(ABL/PAFM)   [Map]   AFM   W   24 miles [38.6 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 Bornite.

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

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Dahl Creek Airport   [Map]   DCK   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Kobuk Airport(OBU/PAOB)   [Map]   OBU   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Ambler Airport(ABL/PAFM)   [Map]   AFM   W   24 miles [38.6 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.

Fairbanks Intl.   (FAI/PAFA)   [Map]
        Website for Fairbanks International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Kobuk Airport   (OBU/PAOB)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Ambler Airport   (ABL/PAFM)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bornite. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 67.0592, Longitude: -156.9428     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bornite 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 Bornite), 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 Bornite.