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Diamond Ridge, Alaska

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Diamond Ridge.

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Around Diamond Ridge ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Homer. It lies immediately south of Diamond Ridge. Homer has a population of 5,600 people.<1>

The next largest community is Kachemak. It lies just east of Diamond Ridge and has a population of 480 people.

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

Community   2016
Seldovia   [Map]   276   S   17 miles [27.4 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Anchor Point   [Map]     NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Clam Gulch   [Map]     N   38 miles [61.2 km]
Fox River   [Map]     NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Fritz Creek   [Map]     NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Halibut Cove   [Map]     SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Happy Valley   [Map]     N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Jakolof Bay   [Map]     S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Kasilof   [Map]     N   46 miles [74 km]
Millers Landing   [Map]     E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Nanwalek   [Map]     SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Nikolaevsk   [Map]     N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Ninilchik   [Map]     N   25 miles [40.2 km]
Port Graham   [Map]     SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Seldovia Village   [Map]     S   14 miles [22.5 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Diamond Ridge ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some names 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.

Anchor Point   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest of Diamond Ridge   [Map]
Aurora   -   15 miles [24.1 km] to the East   [Map]
Clam Gulch   -   38 miles [61.2 km] to the North   [Map]
Fox River   -   24 miles [38.6 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Fritz Creek   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Halibut Cove   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Happy Valley   -   19 miles [30.6 km] to the North   [Map]
Homer   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Diamond Ridge.

We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Diamond Ridge. 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

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 Diamond Ridge ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Homer Airport(HOM/PAHO)   [Map]   HOM   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Seldovia Airport(SOV/PASO)   [Map]   SOV   SSW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Ninilchik Airport   [Map]   NIN   N   23 miles [37 km]
Port Graham Airport(IATA:PGM)   [Map]   PGM   SSW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Nanwalek Airport(IATA:KEB)   [Map]   KEB   SSW   25 miles [40.2 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 Diamond Ridge.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Diamond Ridge. 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
Homer Airport(HOM/PAHO)   [Map]   HOM   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl. (ANC/PANC)   [Map]   ANC   NNE   116 miles [186.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Kenai Muni. (ENA/PAEN)   [Map]   ENA   N   62 miles [99.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Seldovia Airport(SOV/PASO)   [Map]   SOV   SSW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Ninilchik Airport   [Map]   NIN   N   23 miles [37 km]
Port Graham Airport(IATA:PGM)   [Map]   PGM   SSW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Nanwalek Airport(IATA:KEB)   [Map]   KEB   SSW   25 miles [40.2 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.

Homer Airport   (HOM/PAHO)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl.   (ANC/PANC)   [Map]
        Website for Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
        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
Seldovia Airport   (SOV/PASO)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Soldotna Airport   (SXQ/PASX)   [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 Diamond Ridge. 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 Diamond Ridge.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance from Diamond Ridge. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Diamond Ridge) 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 Diamond Ridge. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Diamond Ridge

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Diamond Ridge. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 59.6761, Longitude: -151.5575     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Diamond Ridge 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>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 Diamond Ridge), 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 Diamond Ridge.