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The location of Dahl









Introduction ...

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

This page contains five sections:

Around Dahl ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Anchorage. It is located about 40 miles [64 km] to the north of Dahl. Anchorage has a population of 294,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Seward. It is located about 38 miles [61 km] to the south of Dahl and has a population of 2,800 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 Dahl and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Whittier   [Map]   208   E   27 miles [43.5 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirDistance
Alyeska   [Map]     NE   23 miles [37 km]
Artesian Village   [Map]     N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Bear Creek   [Map]     S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Cooper Landing   [Map]     SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Crown Point   [Map]     S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Girdwood   [Map]     NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Hope   [Map]     N   18 miles [29 km]
Indian   [Map]     N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Lawing   [Map]     S   18 miles [29 km]
Lowell Point   [Map]     S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Moose Pass   [Map]     S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Muskwa Village   [Map]     S   18 miles [29 km]
Primrose   [Map]     S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Spenard   [Map]     NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Sunrise   [Map]     N   15 miles [24.1 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Dahl ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Quartz Creek Airport (FAA ID: JLA)   [Map]   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Hope Airport (FAA ID: 5HO)   [Map]   NNW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Lawing Airport (FAA ID: 9Z9)   [Map]   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Girdwood Airport (FAA ID: AQY)   [Map]   NNE   23 miles [37 km]
Whittier Airport (ICAO: PAWR)   [Map]   ENE   26 miles [41.8 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 Dahl.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Dahl. 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]   NNW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Homer Airport (HOM/PAHO)   [Map]   SW   98 miles [157.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Kenai Muni.  (ENA/PAEN)   [Map]   W   60 miles [96.6 km]
Valdez Pioneer Fld. (VDZ/PAVD)   [Map]   ENE   113 miles [181.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Quartz Creek Airport (FAA ID: JLA)   [Map]   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Hope Airport (FAA ID: 5HO)   [Map]   NNW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Lawing Airport (FAA ID: 9Z9)   [Map]   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Girdwood Airport (FAA ID: AQY)   [Map]   NNE   23 miles [37 km]
Whittier Airport (ICAO: PAWR)   [Map]   ENE   26 miles [41.8 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
 
Seward Airport   (SRD/PAWD)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Merrill Fld.   (ICAO: PAMR)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Soldotna Airport   (SXQ/PASX)   [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
 
Kenai Muni.   (ENA/PAEN)   [Map]
  Website for Kenai Municipal Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Valdez Pioneer Fld.   (VDZ/PAVD)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Whittier Airport   (ICAO: PAWR)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Alaska: alaska.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Dahl.

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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- Dahl) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dahl. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 60.6656, Longitude: -149.4772     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Dahl 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 Dahl), 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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