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Introduction ...

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

This page contains five sections:

Around Egavik ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Unalakleet. It is located about 12 miles [19 km] to the south of Egavik. Unalakleet has a population of 710 people.<1>

The next largest community is Shaktoolik. It is located about 23 miles [37 km] to the north of Egavik and has a population of 260 people.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<2>  NFDC<3>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Unalakleet Airport(UNK/PAUN)   [Map]   UNK   SSE   11 miles [17.7 km]<4>
Shaktoolik Airport(SKK/PFSH)   [Map]   2C7   NNW   24 miles [38.6 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 Egavik.

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

Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Unalakleet Airport(UNK/PAUN)   [Map]   UNK   SSE   11 miles [17.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Shaktoolik Airport(SKK/PFSH)   [Map]   2C7   NNW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Stebbins Airport(IATA:WBB)   [Map]   WBB   SW   54 miles [86.9 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.

Unalakleet Airport   (UNK/PAUN)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Shaktoolik Airport   (SKK/PFSH)   [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 Egavik. 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 Egavik.

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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>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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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that begins in Egavik. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Egavik) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Egavik. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 64.0403, Longitude: -160.9225     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Egavik have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Egavik), 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 Egavik.