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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Goodnews Mining Camp.

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Around Goodnews Mining Camp ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Togiak. It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the east of Goodnews Mining Camp. Togiak has a population of 860 people.<1>

The next largest community is Goodnews Bay. It is located about 14 miles [22 km] to the north of Goodnews Mining Camp and has a population of 270 people.

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

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Platinum   [Map]   66   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Goodnews Mining Camp ...

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.

Goodnews Bay   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the North of Goodnews Mining Camp   [Map]
Platinum   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

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 Goodnews Mining Camp ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Goodnews Mining Camp.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Platinum Airport(PTU/PAPM)   [Map]   PTU   NNW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Goodnews Airport(IATA:GNU)   [Map]   GNU   NNE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Cape Newenham LRRS Airport(EHM/PAEH)   [Map]   EHM   SSW   22 miles [35.4 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 Goodnews Mining Camp.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Goodnews Mining Camp. 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

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Platinum Airport(PTU/PAPM)   [Map]   PTU   NNW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Goodnews Airport(IATA:GNU)   [Map]   GNU   NNE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Cape Newenham LRRS Airport(EHM/PAEH)   [Map]   EHM   SSW   22 miles [35.4 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.

Dillingham Airport   (DLG/PADL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Platinum Airport   (PTU/PAPM)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Cape Newenham LRRS Airport   (EHM/PAEH)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Togiak Airport   (TOG/PATG)   [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 Goodnews Mining Camp.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Goodnews Mining Camp. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 58.9261, Longitude: -161.7300     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Goodnews Mining Camp 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 Goodnews Mining Camp), 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 Goodnews Mining Camp.