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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Kalak.

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Around Kalak ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Mountain Village. It is located about 29 miles [46 km] to the west of Kalak. Mountain Village has a population of 850 people.<1>

The next largest community is Pilot Station. It lies immediately southwest of Kalak and has a population of 610 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   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Marshall   [Map]   445   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
Saint Marys   [Map]   550   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Johnnys Village   [Map]     NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Pitkas Point   [Map]     W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Willow Creek   [Map]     E   32 miles [51.5 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Kalak ...

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.

Johnnys Village   -   24 miles [38.6 km] to the Northwest of Kalak   [Map]
Marshall   -   25 miles [40.2 km] to the East   [Map]
Mountain Village   -   29 miles [46.7 km] to the West   [Map]
Pilot Station   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
Willow Creek   -   32 miles [51.5 km] to the East   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Pilot Station Airport(IATA:PQS)   [Map]   0AK   SW   Less than 2 miles
St. Mary's Airport(KSM/PASM)   [Map]   KSM   WNW   16 miles [25.7 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 Kalak.

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

Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
St. Mary's Airport(KSM/PASM)   [Map]   KSM   WNW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Emmonak Airport(EMK/PAEM)   [Map]   ENM   NW   77 miles [123.9 km]
Bethel Airport(BET/PABE)   [Map]   BET   SSE   87 miles [140 km]
Aniak Airport(ANI/PANI)   [Map]   ANI   ESE   111 miles [178.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Pilot Station Airport(IATA:PQS)   [Map]   0AK   SW   Less than 2 miles

Additional Airport Information

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

St. Mary's Airport   (KSM/PASM)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Emmonak Airport   (EMK/PAEM)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Bethel Airport   (BET/PABE)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Aniak Airport   (ANI/PANI)   [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 Kalak.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kalak. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 61.9500, Longitude: -162.8667     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Kalak 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 Kalak), 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 Kalak.