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Chickaloon, Alaska

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The location of Chickaloon

Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Chickaloon ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Wasilla. It is located about 33 miles [53 km] to the southwest of Chickaloon. Wasilla has a population of 10,200 people.<1>

The next largest community is Palmer. It is located about 23 miles [37 km] to the southwest of Chickaloon and has a population of 7,200 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 Chickaloon and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2017
Houston   [Map]   2,347   W   44 miles [70.8 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirDistance
Butte   [Map]     SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Chugiak   [Map]     SW   41 miles [66 km]
Eagle River   [Map]     SW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Gateway   [Map]     SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Lazy Mountain   [Map]     SW   18 miles [29 km]
Meadow Lakes   [Map]     W   37 miles [59.5 km]
Sutton   [Map]     W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Tanaina   [Map]     W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Willow   [Map]     W   50 miles [80.5 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Chickaloon ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Chickaloon ...

Looking for more information about Chickaloon? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Chickaloon, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Chickaloon.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Alaska Statewide Tourism
    Chickaloon Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Page for Chickaloon

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 Chickaloon ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Palmer Muni. (PAQ/PAAQ)   [Map]   WSW   23 miles [37 km]
Butte Muni. (FAA ID: AK1)   [Map]   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Wasilla Airport (WWA/PAWS)   [Map]   WSW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Birchwood Airport (FAA ID: BCV)   [Map]   SW   41 miles [66 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 Chickaloon.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Chickaloon. 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
Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl.  (ANC/PANC)   [Map]   SW   64 miles [103 km]
Homer Airport (HOM/PAHO)   [Map]   SW   178 miles [286.5 km]
Fairbanks Intl.  (FAI/PAFA)   [Map]   N   210 miles [338 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Valdez Pioneer Fld. (VDZ/PAVD)   [Map]   ESE   86 miles [138.4 km]
Gulkana Airport (GKN/PAGK)   [Map]   ENE   101 miles [162.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Palmer Muni. (PAQ/PAAQ)   [Map]   WSW   23 miles [37 km]
Butte Muni. (FAA ID: AK1)   [Map]   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Wasilla Airport (WWA/PAWS)   [Map]   WSW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Birchwood Airport (FAA ID: BCV)   [Map]   SW   41 miles [66 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.

Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl.   (ANC/PANC)   [Map]
  Website for Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Homer Airport   (HOM/PAHO)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Willow Airport   (WOW/PAUO)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Merrill Fld.   (ICAO: PAMR)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Fairbanks Intl.   (FAI/PAFA)   [Map]
  Website for Fairbanks International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Valdez Pioneer Fld.   (VDZ/PAVD)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Gulkana Airport   (GKN/PAGK)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Palmer Muni.   (PAQ/PAAQ)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Wasilla Airport   (WWA/PAWS)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Big Lake Airport   (BGQ/PAGQ)   [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 Chickaloon. 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 Chickaloon.

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

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Chickaloon. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Chickaloon

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chickaloon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 61.7760, Longitude: -148.4893     [Map].

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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 Chickaloon), 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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