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Introduction ...

Below are places that are relatively close to Ekuk.

This page contains five sections:

Around Ekuk ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Dillingham. It is located about 16 miles [25 km] to the north of Ekuk. Dillingham has a population of 2,400 people.<1>

The next largest community is Manokotak. It is located about 21 miles [33 km] to the northwest of Ekuk and has a population of 450 people.

The following is a sample of neighboring communities: Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Ekuk.<2>

Aleknagik     [Map]
32 miles [51.5 km] miles to the north of Ekuk.

Clark's Point     [Map]
2 miles [3.2 km] miles to the north of Ekuk.

Dillingham     [Map]
16 miles [25.7 km] miles to the north of Ekuk.

Manokotak     [Map]
21 miles [33.8 km] miles to the northwest of Ekuk.

Portage Creek     [Map]
30 miles [48.3 km] miles to the east of Ekuk.

Wood River     [Map]
18 miles [29 km] miles to the north of Ekuk.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Ekuk ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

TripAdvisor Link for:

Alaska Statewide Tourism

Also of Interest:

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 Ekuk ...

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 Ekuk.

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

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

Large Airports

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Dillingham Airport (DLG/PADL)<4>   [Map]
16 miles [25.7 km] miles to the north of Ekuk.

King Salmon Airport (AKN/PAKN)   [Map]
68 miles [109.4 km] miles to the east of Ekuk.

General Aviation Airports

Ekuk Airport (IATA: KKU)   [Map]
Less than 2 miles miles to the north northwest of Ekuk.

Clarks Pt. Airport (IATA: CLP)   [Map]
2 miles [3.2 km] miles to the north northeast of Ekuk.

Manokotak Airport (KMO/PAMB)   [Map]
15 miles [24.1 km] miles to the northwest of Ekuk.

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     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: HOMICAO: PAHO

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)


Dillingham Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: DLGICAO: PADL

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)


King Salmon Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: AKNICAO: PAKN

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)


Manokotak Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: KMOICAO: PAMB

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)


South Naknek Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: WSNICAO: KWSN

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Alaska

About Alaska

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ekuk. 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 Ekuk.
<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 from Point A (ie- Ekuk) 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 Ekuk. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ekuk

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ekuk. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 58.8035, Longitude: -158.5534     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ekuk have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<3>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Ekuk), 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.
<4>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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