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Cannery, Alaska

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The location of Cannery

Introduction ...

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

This page contains five sections:

Around Cannery ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Juneau. It is located about 43 miles [69 km] to the northeast of Cannery. Juneau has a population of 32,100 people.<1>

The next largest community is Hoonah. It is located about 25 miles [40 km] to the northwest of Cannery and has a population of 780 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 from Cannery and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2017
Angoon   [Map]   452   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Gustavus   [Map]   440   NW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Pelican   [Map]   85   W   43 miles [69.2 km]
Tenakee Springs   [Map]   133   W   4 miles [6.4 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirDistance
Chatham   [Map]     S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Cube Cove   [Map]     NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Douglas   [Map]     NE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Freshwater Bay   [Map]     N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Game Creek   [Map]     NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Whitestone Logging Camp   [Map]     NW   23 miles [37 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Cannery ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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 Cannery ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Hoonah Airport (HNH/PAOH)   [Map]   NNW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Juneau Intl.  (JNU/PAJN)   [Map]   NNE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Gustavus Airport (GST/PAGS)   [Map]   NNW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Sitka Rocky Gutierrez Airport (SIT/PASI)   [Map]   SSW   51 miles [82.1 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 Cannery.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Cannery. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Juneau Intl.  (JNU/PAJN)   [Map]   NNE   43 miles [69.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Gustavus Airport (GST/PAGS)   [Map]   NNW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Sitka Rocky Gutierrez Airport (SIT/PASI)   [Map]   SSW   51 miles [82.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Hoonah Airport (HNH/PAOH)   [Map]   NNW   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.

Juneau Intl.   (JNU/PAJN)   [Map]
  Website for Juneau International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Gustavus Airport   (GST/PAGS)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Sitka Rocky Gutierrez Airport   (SIT/PASI)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Petersburg Airport   (PSG/PAPG)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Skagway Airport   (SGY/PAGY)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Hoonah Airport   (HNH/PAOH)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Alaska

About Alaska

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Cannery. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Alaska:

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Cannery.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Cannery) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cannery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 57.7853, Longitude: -135.0964     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cannery 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 Cannery), 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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