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Cooper Landing, Alaska

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Cooper Landing.

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Around Cooper Landing ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Anchorage. It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the north of Cooper Landing. Anchorage has a population of 298,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Kenai. It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the west of Cooper Landing and has a population of 7,700 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2016
Seward   [Map]   2,787   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Soldotna   [Map]   4,617   W   41 miles [66 km]
Whittier   [Map]   214   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Alyeska   [Map]     NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Bear Creek   [Map]     SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Crown Point   [Map]     E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Funny River   [Map]     W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Girdwood   [Map]     NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Hope   [Map]     N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Indian   [Map]     N   36 miles [57.9 km]
Kasilof   [Map]     W   50 miles [80.5 km]
Lawing   [Map]     E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Lowell Point   [Map]     SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Moose Pass   [Map]     E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Muskwa Village   [Map]     E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Primrose   [Map]     SE   18 miles [29 km]
Sterling   [Map]     W   32 miles [51.5 km]
Sunrise   [Map]     NE   30 miles [48.3 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Cooper Landing ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Crown Point   -   16 miles [25.7 km] to the East of Cooper Landing   [Map]
Falls   -   16 miles [25.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Funny River   -   31 miles [49.9 km] to the West   [Map]
Hope   -   30 miles [48.3 km] to the North   [Map]
Lakeview   -   18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Lawing   -   16 miles [25.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Moose Pass   -   15 miles [24.1 km] to the East   [Map]
Silvertip   -   23 miles [37 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Snug Harbor   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Sunrise   -   30 miles [48.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cooper Landing ...

Looking for more information about Cooper Landing? 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 Cooper Landing, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Cooper Landing.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Cooper Landing.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Cooper Landing. 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 to see 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
    Cooper Landing Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Cooper Landing

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 Cooper Landing ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Quartz Creek Airport   [Map]   JLA   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Lawing Airport   [Map]   9Z9   ESE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Seward Airport(SRD/PAWD)   [Map]   SWD   SSE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Hope Airport   [Map]   5HO   NNE   29 miles [46.7 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 be a better fit to our travel plans.<5> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and where they are relatively close to Cooper Landing.

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

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl. (ANC/PANC)   [Map]   ANC   N   47 miles [75.6 km]
Homer Airport(HOM/PAHO)   [Map]   HOM   SW   81 miles [130.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Kenai Muni. (ENA/PAEN)   [Map]   ENA   W   48 miles [77.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Quartz Creek Airport   [Map]   JLA   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Lawing Airport   [Map]   9Z9   ESE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Seward Airport(SRD/PAWD)   [Map]   SWD   SSE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Hope Airport   [Map]   5HO   NNE   29 miles [46.7 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       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Homer Airport   (HOM/PAHO)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Merrill Fld.   (ICAO: PAMR)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Kenai Muni.   (ENA/PAEN)   [Map]
        Website for Kenai Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Seward Airport   (SRD/PAWD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Soldotna Airport   (SXQ/PASX)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Whittier Airport   (ICAO: PAWR)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cooper Landing. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 60.4895, Longitude: -149.8307     [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>On an airport-by-airport basis, an NFDC report typically includes a description of airport operations, contacts, the runway(s), and radio, navigation & weather frequencies. The National Flight Data Center (NFDC) is operated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with the purpose of collecting, validating and disseminating information about airports.

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<5>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Cooper Landing), 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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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Cooper Landing.