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Kachemak Silo, Alaska

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Kachemak Silo.

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Around Kachemak Silo ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Homer. It is located about 19 miles [30 km] to the southwest of Kachemak Silo. Homer has a population of 5,600 people.<1>

The next largest community is Soldotna. It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the north of Kachemak Silo and has a population of 4,600 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 Kachemak Silo and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2016
Kachemak   [Map]   ---   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Seldovia   [Map]   276   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Anchor Point   [Map]     W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Clam Gulch   [Map]     N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Cohoe   [Map]     N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Diamond Ridge   [Map]     SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Fox River   [Map]     NE   5 miles [8 km]
Fritz Creek   [Map]     SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Halibut Cove   [Map]     SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Happy Valley   [Map]     NW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Jakolof Bay   [Map]     SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Kasilof   [Map]     N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Millers Landing   [Map]     SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Nikolaevsk   [Map]     W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Ninilchik   [Map]     NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Port Graham   [Map]     SW   41 miles [66 km]
Seldovia Village   [Map]     SW   30 miles [48.3 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Kachemak Silo ...

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.

Anchor Point   -   27 miles [43.5 km] to the West of Kachemak Silo   [Map]
Aurora   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the South   [Map]
Diamond Ridge   -   19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Fox River   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Fritz Creek   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Halibut Cove   -   15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Happy Valley   -   25 miles [40.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Homer   -   19 miles [30.6 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 Kachemak Silo.

We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Kachemak Silo. 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 Kachemak Silo ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Kachemak Silo.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Homer Airport(HOM/PAHO)   [Map]   HOM   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Ninilchik Airport   [Map]   NIN   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Seldovia Airport(SOV/PASO)   [Map]   SOV   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Port Graham Airport(IATA:PGM)   [Map]   PGM   SW   41 miles [66 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 Kachemak Silo.

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

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Homer Airport(HOM/PAHO)   [Map]   HOM   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl. (ANC/PANC)   [Map]   ANC   NNE   101 miles [162.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Kenai Muni. (ENA/PAEN)   [Map]   ENA   N   53 miles [85.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Ninilchik Airport   [Map]   NIN   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Seldovia Airport(SOV/PASO)   [Map]   SOV   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Port Graham Airport(IATA:PGM)   [Map]   PGM   SW   41 miles [66 km]
Nanwalek Airport(IATA:KEB)   [Map]   KEB   SW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Soldotna Airport(SXQ/PASX)   [Map]   SXQ   N   46 miles [74 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.

Homer Airport   (HOM/PAHO)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl.   (ANC/PANC)   [Map]
        Website for Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Kenai Muni.   (ENA/PAEN)   [Map]
        Website for Kenai Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Seldovia Airport   (SOV/PASO)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Soldotna Airport   (SXQ/PASX)   [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 Kachemak Silo. 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 Kachemak Silo.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kachemak Silo. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 59.8000, Longitude: -151.0583     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Kachemak Silo 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 Kachemak Silo), 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 Kachemak Silo.