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Chekok, Alaska

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The location of Chekok

Introduction ...

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

This page contains five sections:

Around Chekok ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Newhalen. It is located about 20 miles [32 km] to the west of Chekok. Newhalen has a population of 190 people.<1>

The next largest community is Nondalton. It is located about 21 miles [33 km] to the northwest of Chekok and has a population of 130 people.

The following is a sample of neighboring communities: Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Chekok and not the distance if you are driving.<2>

Community   DirDistance
Fish Village   [Map]     NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Iliamna   [Map]     W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Kakhonak   [Map]     SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Kokhanok   [Map]     SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Pedro Bay   [Map]     E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Pile Bay Village   [Map]     E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Port Alsworth   [Map]     N   27 miles [43.5 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Chekok ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Pedro Bay Airport (IATA: PDB)   [Map]   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Iliamna Airport (ILI/PAIL)   [Map]   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Nondalton Airport (NNL/PANO)   [Map]   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Port Alsworth Airport (PTA/PALJ)   [Map]   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Kokhanok Airport (FAA ID: 9K2)   [Map]   SW   30 miles [48.3 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 Chekok.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Chekok. 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
Homer Airport (HOM/PAHO)   [Map]   E   99 miles [159.3 km]
Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl.  (ANC/PANC)   [Map]   NE   174 miles [280 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
King Salmon Airport (AKN/PAKN)   [Map]   SW   113 miles [181.9 km]
Kenai Muni.  (ENA/PAEN)   [Map]   ENE   118 miles [189.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Pedro Bay Airport (IATA: PDB)   [Map]   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Iliamna Airport (ILI/PAIL)   [Map]   W   20 miles [32.2 km]
Nondalton Airport (NNL/PANO)   [Map]   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Port Alsworth Airport (PTA/PALJ)   [Map]   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Kokhanok Airport (FAA ID: 9K2)   [Map]   SW   30 miles [48.3 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.

Homer Airport   (HOM/PAHO)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl.   (ANC/PANC)   [Map]
  Website for Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
King Salmon Airport   (AKN/PAKN)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Kenai Muni.   (ENA/PAEN)   [Map]
  Website for Kenai Municipal Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Iliamna Airport   (ILI/PAIL)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Nondalton Airport   (NNL/PANO)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Port Alsworth Airport   (PTA/PALJ)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chekok. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 59.8056, Longitude: -154.3242     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Chekok 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 Chekok), 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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