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Chilkoot, Alaska

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The location of Chilkoot

Introduction ...

Below are places that are relatively close to Chilkoot.

This page contains five sections:

Around Chilkoot ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities: Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance .<1>

Covenant Life     [Map]
18 miles [29 km] miles to the west of Chilkoot.

Haines     [Map]
6 miles [9.7 km] miles to the southeast of Chilkoot.

Klukwan     [Map]
13 miles [20.9 km] miles to the northwest of Chilkoot.

Lutak     [Map]
Less than 2 miles miles to the northwest of Chilkoot.

Mosquito Lake     [Map]
23 miles [37 km] miles to the northwest of Chilkoot.

Mud Bay     [Map]
12 miles [19.3 km] miles to the southeast of Chilkoot.

Skagway     [Map]
12 miles [19.3 km] miles to the northeast of Chilkoot.

Wells     [Map]
15 miles [24.1 km] miles to the northwest of Chilkoot.

Ben-My-Chree (BC)     [Map]
38 miles [61.2 km] miles to the east of Chilkoot.

Fraser (BC)     [Map]
32 miles [51.5 km] miles to the northeast of Chilkoot.

White Pass (BC)     [Map]
25 miles [40.2 km] miles to the northeast of Chilkoot.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Chilkoot ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

Also of Interest:

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 Chilkoot ...

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.<2> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Chilkoot.

Please keep in mind that these airports were chosen based on their air-distance from Chilkoot. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

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

Large Airports

Juneau Intl.  (JNU/PAJN) <3>   [Map]
75 miles [120.7 km] miles to the South Southeast of Chilkoot.

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Skagway Airport (SGY/PAGY)   [Map]
12 miles [19.3 km] miles to the Northeast of Chilkoot.

Gustavus Airport (GST/PAGS)   [Map]
62 miles [99.8 km] miles to the South of Chilkoot.

Whitehorse Intl.  (YXY/CYXY)   [Map]
96 miles [154.5 km] miles to the North of Chilkoot.

Whitehorse - Cousins Airport (FAA ID: CFP8)   [Map]
103 miles [165.8 km] miles to the North of Chilkoot.

General Aviation Airports

Haines Airport (HNS/PAHN)   [Map]
5 miles [8 km] miles to the South of Chilkoot.

Mule Creek Airport (FAA ID: CBS4)   [Map]
48 miles [77.2 km] miles to the Northwest of Chilkoot.

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.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:


Website for Juneau International Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Skagway Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:


Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Gustavus Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:


Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Whitehorse Intl.     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:


Website for Erik Nielsen - Whitehorse International Airport

Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Haines Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:


Detailed information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Alaska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Alaska:

Footnotes ...

<1>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- Chilkoot) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Chilkoot. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Chilkoot

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chilkoot. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 59.3248, Longitude: -135.5420     [Map].

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<2>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Chilkoot), 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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<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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