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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to John Fitzgerald Kennedy City.

This page contains five sections:

Around John Fitzgerald Kennedy City ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Anchorage. It is located about 12 miles [19 km] to the south of John Fitzgerald Kennedy City. Anchorage has a population of 294,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Wasilla. It is located about 17 miles [27 km] to the northeast of John Fitzgerald Kennedy City and has a population of 10,200 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 and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Houston   [Map]   2,347   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Palmer   [Map]   7,209   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Y   [Map]   ---   N   44 miles [70.8 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirDistance
Artesian Village   [Map]     S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Big Lake   [Map]     NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Chugiak   [Map]     E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Eagle River   [Map]     SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Fort Richardson   [Map]     SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Gateway   [Map]     NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Knik   [Map]     NE   5 miles [8 km]
Meadow Lakes   [Map]     NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Nancy Lake   [Map]     N   20 miles [32.2 km]
Point MacKenzie   [Map]     SW   5 miles [8 km]
Spenard   [Map]     S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Susitna   [Map]     NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Tanaina   [Map]     NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Willow   [Map]     N   25 miles [40.2 km]
Wilson Village   [Map]     S   11 miles [17.7 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near John Fitzgerald Kennedy City ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for John Fitzgerald Kennedy City.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around John Fitzgerald Kennedy City. 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


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 John Fitzgerald Kennedy City ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to John Fitzgerald Kennedy City.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Goose Bay Airport (FAA ID: Z40)   [Map]   WSW   Less than 2 miles
Big Lake Airport (BGQ/PAGQ)   [Map]   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Birchwood Airport (FAA ID: BCV)   [Map]   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Merrill Fld. (ICAO: PAMR)   [Map]   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Wasilla Airport (WWA/PAWS)   [Map]   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl.  (ANC/PANC)   [Map]   SSW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Willow Airport (WOW/PAUO)   [Map]   NNW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Palmer Muni. (PAQ/PAAQ)   [Map]   ENE   27 miles [43.5 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 better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to John Fitzgerald Kennedy City.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from John Fitzgerald Kennedy City. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl.  (ANC/PANC)   [Map]   SSW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Homer Airport (HOM/PAHO)   [Map]   SSW   133 miles [214 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Kenai Muni.  (ENA/PAEN)   [Map]   SW   74 miles [119.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Goose Bay Airport (FAA ID: Z40)   [Map]   WSW   Less than 2 miles
Big Lake Airport (BGQ/PAGQ)   [Map]   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Birchwood Airport (FAA ID: BCV)   [Map]   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Merrill Fld. (ICAO: PAMR)   [Map]   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Wasilla Airport (WWA/PAWS)   [Map]   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Willow Airport (WOW/PAUO)   [Map]   NNW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Palmer Muni. (PAQ/PAAQ)   [Map]   ENE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Butte Muni. (FAA ID: AK1)   [Map]   ENE   28 miles [45.1 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.

Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl.   (ANC/PANC)   [Map]
  Website for Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Homer Airport   (HOM/PAHO)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Palmer Muni.   (PAQ/PAAQ)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Beluga Airport   (BVU/PABG)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Fairbanks Intl.   (FAI/PAFA)   [Map]
  Website for Fairbanks International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Kenai Muni.   (ENA/PAEN)   [Map]
  Website for Kenai Municipal Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Big Lake Airport   (BGQ/PAGQ)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Merrill Fld.   (ICAO: PAMR)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Wasilla Airport   (WWA/PAWS)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Willow Airport   (WOW/PAUO)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for John Fitzgerald Kennedy City. 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 John Fitzgerald Kennedy City.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- John Fitzgerald Kennedy City) 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 John Fitzgerald Kennedy City. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from John Fitzgerald Kennedy City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in John Fitzgerald Kennedy City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 61.3967, Longitude: -149.8250     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for John Fitzgerald Kennedy City 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>When we are planning a trip (for example, to John Fitzgerald Kennedy City), 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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