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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to False Pass.

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Around False Pass ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is King Cove. It is located about 43 miles [69 km] to the east of False Pass. King Cove has a population of 990 people.<1>

The next largest community is Cold Bay. It is located about 33 miles [53 km] to the northeast of False Pass and has a population of 120 people.

For comparison, False Pass has a population of 42 people.

Below is a sample of neighboring communities: Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   DirectionDistance
Pauloff Harbor   [Map]     SE   39 miles [62.8 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near False Pass ...

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.

Cold Bay   -   33 miles [53.1 km] to the Northeast of False Pass   [Map]
King Cove   -   43 miles [69.2 km] to the East   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
False Pass Airport(KFP/PAKF)   [Map]   KFP   SSW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Cold Bay Airport(CDB/PACD)   [Map]   CDB   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
King Cove Airport(KVC/PAVC)   [Map]   KVC   ENE   46 miles [74 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 False Pass.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from False Pass. 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
Cold Bay Airport(CDB/PACD)   [Map]   CDB   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Sand Pt. Airport(SDP/PASD)   [Map]   SDP   ENE   116 miles [186.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
False Pass Airport(KFP/PAKF)   [Map]   KFP   SSW   3 miles [4.8 km]
King Cove Airport(KVC/PAVC)   [Map]   KVC   ENE   46 miles [74 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.

Cold Bay Airport   (CDB/PACD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Sand Pt. Airport   (SDP/PASD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
False Pass Airport   (KFP/PAKF)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
King Cove Airport   (KVC/PAVC)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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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 False Pass.

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

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for False Pass. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from False Pass

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in False Pass. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 54.8889, Longitude: -163.3733     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for False Pass 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 False Pass), 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 False Pass.