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Coal Creek, Alaska

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The location of Coal Creek

Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Coal Creek.

This page contains five sections:

Around Coal Creek ...

The following is a sample of neighboring communities: Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Coal Creek and not the distance if you are driving.<1>

Community   DirDistance
Central   [Map]     W   50 miles [80.5 km]
Circle   [Map]     NW   44 miles [70.8 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Coal Creek ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<2>   DirDistance
Circle Hot Springs Airport (IATA: CHP)   [Map]   WNW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Circle City Airport (CRC/PACR)   [Map]   NW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Central Airport (CEM/PARL)   [Map]   WNW   50 miles [80.5 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.<3> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Coal Creek.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Coal Creek. 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

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Circle Hot Springs Airport (IATA: CHP)   [Map]   WNW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Circle City Airport (CRC/PACR)   [Map]   NW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Central Airport (CEM/PARL)   [Map]   WNW   50 miles [80.5 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.

Fairbanks Intl.   (FAI/PAFA)   [Map]
  Website for Fairbanks International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Circle City Airport   (CRC/PACR)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Central Airport   (CEM/PARL)   [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 Coal Creek. 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Coal Creek) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Coal Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 65.3053, Longitude: -143.1536     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Coal Creek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>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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<3>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Coal Creek), 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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