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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Gost Creek.

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Around Gost Creek ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Aniak. It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the south of Gost Creek. Aniak has a population of 540 people.<1>

The next largest community is Akiak. It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the south of Gost Creek and has a population of 380 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Gost Creek and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Anvik   [Map]   86   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Chuathbaluk   [Map]   126   S   47 miles [75.6 km]
Grayling   [Map]   213   N   48 miles [77.2 km]
Holy Cross   [Map]   173   SE   Less than 2 miles
Shageluk   [Map]   81   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Upper Kalskag   [Map]   231   S   49 miles [78.9 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Kalskag   [Map]     S   50 miles [80.5 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Gost Creek ...

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.

Holy Cross   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast of Gost Creek   [Map]
Paradise   -   16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Tuckers Crossing   -   26 miles [41.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Holy Cross Airport(HCR/PAHC)   [Map]   HCA   SSE   Less than 2 miles
Anvik Airport(ANV/PANV)   [Map]   ANV   NNW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Shageluk Airport(SHX/PAHX)   [Map]   SHX   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Aniak Airport(ANI/PANI)   [Map]   ANI   S   44 miles [70.8 km]
Chuathbaluk Airport(CHU/PACH)   [Map]   9A3   SSE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Grayling Airport(IATA:KGX)   [Map]   KGX   N   48 miles [77.2 km]
Crooked Creek Airport(IATA:CKD)   [Map]   CJX   ESE   58 miles [93.3 km]
Flat Airport   [Map]   FLT   ENE   59 miles [95 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 Gost Creek.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Gost Creek. 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
Aniak Airport(ANI/PANI)   [Map]   ANI   S   44 miles [70.8 km]
St. Mary's Airport(KSM/PASM)   [Map]   KSM   W   113 miles [181.9 km]
Bethel Airport(BET/PABE)   [Map]   BET   SW   119 miles [191.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Holy Cross Airport(HCR/PAHC)   [Map]   HCA   SSE   Less than 2 miles
Anvik Airport(ANV/PANV)   [Map]   ANV   NNW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Shageluk Airport(SHX/PAHX)   [Map]   SHX   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
Chuathbaluk Airport(CHU/PACH)   [Map]   9A3   SSE   47 miles [75.6 km]
Grayling Airport(IATA:KGX)   [Map]   KGX   N   48 miles [77.2 km]
Crooked Creek Airport(IATA:CKD)   [Map]   CJX   ESE   58 miles [93.3 km]
Flat Airport   [Map]   FLT   ENE   59 miles [95 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.

Aniak Airport   (ANI/PANI)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
St. Mary's Airport   (KSM/PASM)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Bethel Airport   (BET/PABE)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Holy Cross Airport   (HCR/PAHC)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Anvik Airport   (ANV/PANV)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Shageluk Airport   (SHX/PAHX)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Chuathbaluk Airport   (CHU/PACH)   [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 Gost Creek. 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 Gost Creek.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gost Creek. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 62.2106, Longitude: -159.7858     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Gost Creek 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 Gost Creek), 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 Gost Creek.