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Chenik, Alaska

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The location of Chenik

Introduction ...

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

This page contains four sections:

Around Chenik ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Newhalen. It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the northwest of Chenik. Newhalen has a population of 190 people.<1>

The following is a sample of neighboring communities: Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance as if you drove.<2>

Community   DirDistance
Iliamna   [Map]     NW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Kakhonak   [Map]     NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Kokhanok   [Map]     NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Pedro Bay   [Map]     N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Pile Bay Village   [Map]     N   40 miles [64.4 km]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Kokhanok Airport (FAA ID: 9K2)   [Map]   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Pedro Bay Airport (IATA: PDB)   [Map]   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Iliamna Airport (ILI/PAIL)   [Map]   NW   46 miles [74 km]
Nondalton Airport (NNL/PANO)   [Map]   NNW   58 miles [93.3 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 Chenik.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Chenik. 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]   ENE   98 miles [157.7 km]
Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl.  (ANC/PANC)   [Map]   NE   196 miles [315.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
King Salmon Airport (AKN/PAKN)   [Map]   WSW   96 miles [154.5 km]
Kodiak Airport (KDK/PADQ)   [Map]   SSE   117 miles [188.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Kokhanok Airport (FAA ID: 9K2)   [Map]   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Pedro Bay Airport (IATA: PDB)   [Map]   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Iliamna Airport (ILI/PAIL)   [Map]   NW   46 miles [74 km]
Nondalton Airport (NNL/PANO)   [Map]   NNW   58 miles [93.3 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
Kodiak Airport   (KDK/PADQ)   [Map]
  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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alaska

About Alaska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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- Chenik) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chenik. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 59.2139, Longitude: -154.1389     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Chenik 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 Chenik), 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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