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Introduction ...

Below are places that are relatively close to Hope.

This page contains six sections:

Around Hope ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Anchorage. It is located about 21 miles [33 km] to the north of Hope. Anchorage has a population of 292,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Wasilla. It is located about 46 miles [74 km] to the north of Hope and has a population of 10,500 people.

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

Alyeska     [Map]
17 miles [27.4 km] miles to the east of Hope.

Anchorage     [Map]
21 miles [33.8 km] miles to the north of Hope.

Artesian Village     [Map]
21 miles [33.8 km] miles to the north of Hope.

Cooper Landing     [Map]
30 miles [48.3 km] miles to the south of Hope.

Eagle River     [Map]
27 miles [43.5 km] miles to the north of Hope.

Fort Richardson     [Map]
23 miles [37 km] miles to the north of Hope.

Girdwood     [Map]
16 miles [25.7 km] miles to the east of Hope.

Indian     [Map]
6 miles [9.7 km] miles to the northeast of Hope.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy City     [Map]
33 miles [53.1 km] miles to the north of Hope.

Moose Pass     [Map]
31 miles [49.9 km] miles to the south of Hope.

Point MacKenzie     [Map]
32 miles [51.5 km] miles to the north of Hope.

Spenard     [Map]
20 miles [32.2 km] miles to the northwest of Hope.

Sunrise     [Map]
7 miles [11.3 km] miles to the east of Hope.

Whittier     [Map]
33 miles [53.1 km] miles to the east of Hope.

Wilson Village     [Map]
22 miles [35.4 km] miles to the north of Hope.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Hope ...

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hope ...

Looking for more information about Hope? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Hope, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Hope.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Hope. 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

Hope Tourism

Additional communities can be found on the TripAdvisor Page for Hope

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 Hope ...

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 Hope.

Please keep in mind that these airports were chosen based on their air-distance from Hope. 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 Hope.

Large Airports

Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl.  (ANC/PANC) <4>   [Map]
21 miles [33.8 km] miles to the northwest of Hope.

Homer Airport (HOM/PAHO)   [Map]
108 miles [173.8 km] miles to the southwest of Hope.

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Kenai Muni.  (ENA/PAEN)   [Map]
59 miles [95 km] miles to the west southwest of Hope.

Valdez Pioneer Fld. (VDZ/PAVD)   [Map]
114 miles [183.5 km] miles to the east of Hope.

General Aviation Airports

Hope Airport (FAA ID: 5HO)   [Map]
Less than 2 miles miles to the south southeast of Hope.

Girdwood Airport (FAA ID: AQY)   [Map]
17 miles [27.4 km] miles to the east of Hope.

Merrill Fld. (ICAO: PAMR)   [Map]
21 miles [33.8 km] miles to the north northwest of Hope.

Quartz Creek Airport (FAA ID: JLA)   [Map]
30 miles [48.3 km] miles to the south of Hope.

Whittier Airport (ICAO: PAWR)   [Map]
32 miles [51.5 km] miles to the east southeast of Hope.

Goose Bay Airport (FAA ID: Z40)   [Map]
33 miles [53.1 km] miles to the north of Hope.

Birchwood Airport (FAA ID: BCV)   [Map]
34 miles [54.7 km] miles to the north of Hope.

Lawing Airport (FAA ID: 9Z9)   [Map]
36 miles [57.9 km] miles to the south southeast of Hope.

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: ANCICAO: PANC

Website for Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport

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)


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)


Big Lake Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: BGQICAO: PAGQ

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)


Wasilla Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: WWAICAO: PAWS

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)


Beluga Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: BVUICAO: PABG

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)


Fairbanks International Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: FAIICAO: PAFA

Website for Fairbanks International Airport

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)


Kenai Municipal Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: ENAICAO: PAEN

Website for Kenai Municipal Airport

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)


Valdez Pioneer Field     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: VDZICAO: PAVD

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)


Merrill Field     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: PAMR

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

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

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]


Whittier Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: PAWR

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

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

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hope. 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 Hope.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Hope) 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 Hope. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Hope

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hope. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 60.9187, Longitude: -149.6379     [Map].
<3>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Hope), 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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