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The location of Cheching









Introduction ...

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

This page contains five sections:

Around Cheching ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Toksook Bay. It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the northwest of Cheching. Toksook Bay has a population of 660 people.<1>

The next largest community is Chefornak. It lies just north of Cheching and has a population of 460 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 Cheching and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Nightmute   [Map]   311   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirDistance
Kipnuk   [Map]     SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Kongiganak   [Map]     E   46 miles [74 km]
Kwigillingok   [Map]     E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Tununak   [Map]     NW   50 miles [80.5 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Cheching ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Nightmute Airport (NME/PAGT)   [Map]   NNW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Kongiganak Airport (KKH/PADY)   [Map]   E   46 miles [74 km]
Tununak Airport (IATA: TNK)   [Map]   NW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Tuntutuliak Airport (IATA: WTL)   [Map]   ENE   56 miles [90.1 km]
Bethel Airport (BET/PABE)   [Map]   ENE   94 miles [151.3 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 Cheching.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Cheching. 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
Bethel Airport (BET/PABE)   [Map]   ENE   94 miles [151.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Nightmute Airport (NME/PAGT)   [Map]   NNW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Kongiganak Airport (KKH/PADY)   [Map]   E   46 miles [74 km]
Tununak Airport (IATA: TNK)   [Map]   NW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Tuntutuliak Airport (IATA: WTL)   [Map]   ENE   56 miles [90.1 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.

Bethel Airport   (BET/PABE)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Nightmute Airport   (NME/PAGT)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Kongiganak Airport   (KKH/PADY)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alaska

About Alaska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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 from Point A (ie- Cheching) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cheching. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 60.0667, Longitude: -164.2167     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cheching 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 Cheching), 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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