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Introduction ...

Below are places that are relatively close to Hughes.

This page contains three sections:

Around Hughes ...

Hughes is the largest city within a 50 mile [80 km] radius.

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

Hughes Tourism

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 Hughes ...

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.<1> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Hughes.

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

Large Airports

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

General Aviation Airports

Hughes Airport (IATA: HUS)<2>   [Map]
Less than 2 miles<3> miles to the south southwest of Hughes.

Allakaket Airport (AET/PFAL)   [Map]
57 miles [91.7 km] miles to the northeast of Hughes.

Additional Airport Information

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

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)


Edward G. Pitka Sr. Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: GALICAO: PAGA

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)


Allakaket Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: AETICAO: PFAL

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)

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Alaska

About Alaska

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hughes. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Alaska: alaska.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Hughes), 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.
<2>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.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Hughes) 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 Hughes. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Hughes

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hughes. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 66.0465, Longitude: -154.2582     [Map].




 

 

 

 

 


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