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Cape Fanshaw, Alaska

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The location of Cape Fanshaw

Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Cape Fanshaw.

This page contains five sections:

Around Cape Fanshaw ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Petersburg. It is located about 34 miles [54 km] to the southeast of Cape Fanshaw. Petersburg has a population of 2,900 people.<1>

The next largest community is Kake. It is located about 23 miles [37 km] to the southwest of Cape Fanshaw and has a population of 570 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 and not the distance as if you drove.<2>

Community   2017
Angoon   [Map]   452   NW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Kupreanof   [Map]   28   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirDistance
Hobart Bay   [Map]     N   18 miles [29 km]
Scow Bay   [Map]     SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
West Petersburg   [Map]     SE   34 miles [54.7 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Cape Fanshaw ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Kake Airport (ICAO: PAFE)   [Map]   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Petersburg Airport (PSG/PAPG)   [Map]   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Wrangell Airport (WRG/PAWG)   [Map]   SE   66 miles [106.2 km]
Sitka Rocky Gutierrez Airport (SIT/PASI)   [Map]   W   70 miles [112.7 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 Cape Fanshaw.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Cape Fanshaw. 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]   NNW   88 miles [141.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Petersburg Airport (PSG/PAPG)   [Map]   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
Wrangell Airport (WRG/PAWG)   [Map]   SE   66 miles [106.2 km]
Sitka Rocky Gutierrez Airport (SIT/PASI)   [Map]   W   70 miles [112.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Kake Airport (ICAO: PAFE)   [Map]   SW   23 miles [37 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
Petersburg Airport   (PSG/PAPG)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Wrangell Airport   (WRG/PAWG)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Sitka Rocky Gutierrez Airport   (SIT/PASI)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Gustavus Airport   (GST/PAGS)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Kake Airport   (ICAO: PAFE)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cape Fanshaw. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 57.2128, Longitude: -133.5019     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cape Fanshaw 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 Cape Fanshaw), 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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