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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Kah Shakes.

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Around Kah Shakes ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Ketchikan. It is located about 34 miles [54 km] to the northwest of Kah Shakes. Ketchikan has a population of 8,200 people.<1>

The next largest community is Saxman. It is located about 31 miles [49 km] to the northwest of Kah Shakes and has a population of 420 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 are driving it.<2>

Community   DirectionDistance
Gingolx (BC)   [Map]     E   50 miles [80.5 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Annette   [Map]     W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Loring   [Map]     NW   46 miles [74 km]
Metlakatla   [Map]     W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Ward Cove   [Map]     NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Kincolith (BC)   [Map]     E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Port Simpson (BC)   [Map]     SE   40 miles [64.4 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Kah Shakes ...

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.

Dairy   -   29 miles [46.7 km] to the Northwest of Kah Shakes   [Map]
Herring Cove   -   29 miles [46.7 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Mountain Point   -   28 miles [45.1 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Mud Bay   -   40 miles [64.4 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Refuge Cove   -   39 miles [62.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Shoreline Drive   -   37 miles [59.5 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Kah Shakes.

We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Kah Shakes. 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 Kah Shakes ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Kah Shakes.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Ketchikan Intl. (KTN/PAKT)   [Map]   KTN   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Prince Rupert Airport (YPR/CYPR)   [Map]   CYPR   SSE   56 miles [90.1 km]
Masset Airport (ZMT/CZMT)   [Map]   CZMT   SW   83 miles [133.6 km]
Terrace Airport (YXT/CYXT)   [Map]   CYXT   ESE   103 miles [165.8 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 Kah Shakes.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Kah Shakes. 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
Report  
DirectionDistance

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Ketchikan Intl. (KTN/PAKT)   [Map]   KTN   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Prince Rupert Airport (YPR/CYPR)   [Map]   CYPR   SSE   56 miles [90.1 km]
Masset Airport (ZMT/CZMT)   [Map]   CZMT   SW   83 miles [133.6 km]
Terrace Airport (YXT/CYXT)   [Map]   CYXT   ESE   103 miles [165.8 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.

Juneau Intl.   (JNU/PAJN)   [Map]
        Website for Juneau International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Ketchikan Intl.   (KTN/PAKT)   [Map]
        Website for Ketchikan International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Prince Rupert Airport   (YPR/CYPR)   [Map]
        Website for Prince Rupert Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Masset Airport   (ZMT/CZMT)   [Map]
        Website for Masset Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Terrace Airport   (YXT/CYXT)   [Map]
        Website for Terrace Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Wrangell Airport   (WRG/PAWG)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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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 Kah Shakes.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kah Shakes. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 55.0417, Longitude: -130.9750     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Kah Shakes 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 Kah Shakes), 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 Kah Shakes.