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Introduction ...

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

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Around Elilakok ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is New Stuyahok. It is located about 10 miles [16 km] to the southwest of Elilakok. New Stuyahok has a population of 520 people.<1>

The next largest community is Ekwok. It is located about 19 miles [30 km] to the southwest of Elilakok and has a population of 130 people.

The following is a sample of neighboring communities: Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Elilakok and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   DirectionDistance
Igiugig   [Map]     E   44 miles [70.8 km]
Koliganek   [Map]     NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Levelock   [Map]     S   31 miles [49.9 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Elilakok ...

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
New Stuyahok Airport(KNW/PANW)   [Map]   KNW   WSW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Koliganek Airport(KGK/PAJZ)   [Map]   JZZ   NNW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Ekwok Airport(IATA:KEK)   [Map]   KEK   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Levelock Airport(IATA:KLL)   [Map]   9Z8   SSE   30 miles [48.3 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 Elilakok.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Elilakok. 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
Report  
DirectionDistance
Homer Airport(HOM/PAHO)   [Map]   HOM   E   195 miles [313.8 km]
Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl. (ANC/PANC)   [Map]   ANC   ENE   266 miles [428.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Dillingham Airport(DLG/PADL)   [Map]   DLG   SW   61 miles [98.2 km]
King Salmon Airport(AKN/PAKN)   [Map]   AKN   SSE   62 miles [99.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
New Stuyahok Airport(KNW/PANW)   [Map]   KNW   WSW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Koliganek Airport(KGK/PAJZ)   [Map]   JZZ   NNW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Ekwok Airport(IATA:KEK)   [Map]   KEK   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Levelock Airport(IATA:KLL)   [Map]   9Z8   SSE   30 miles [48.3 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
 
South Naknek Airport   (WSN/KWSN)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dillingham Airport   (DLG/PADL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
King Salmon Airport   (AKN/PAKN)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
New Stuyahok Airport   (KNW/PANW)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Koliganek Airport   (KGK/PAJZ)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Igiugig Airport   (IGG/PAIG)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Elilakok. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 59.5500, Longitude: -157.0833     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Elilakok 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 Elilakok), 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 Elilakok.