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Koyuk, Alaska

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are relatively close to Koyuk.

This page contains six sections:

Around Koyuk ...

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

The next largest community is Elim. It is located about 39 miles [62 km] to the southwest of Koyuk and has a population of 340 people.<1>

For comparison, Koyuk has a population of 370 people.

The following is a sample of nearby communities: Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance .<2>

Elim     [Map]
39 miles [62.8 km] miles to the southwest of Koyuk.

Haycock     [Map]
19 miles [30.6 km] miles to the north of Koyuk.

Moses Point Fishing Village     [Map]
30 miles [48.3 km] miles to the southwest of Koyuk.

Moses Point     [Map]
30 miles [48.3 km] miles to the southwest of Koyuk.

Shaktoolik     [Map]
40 miles [64.4 km] miles to the south of Koyuk.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Koyuk ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Koyuk.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Koyuk ...

Looking for more information about Koyuk? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Koyuk, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Koyuk.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

TripAdvisor Link for:

Alaska Statewide Tourism

Koyuk Tourism

Additional communities can be found on the TripAdvisor Page for Koyuk

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 Koyuk ...

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.<3> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Koyuk.

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

Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Unalakleet Airport (UNK/PAUN)<4>   [Map]
72 miles [115.9 km] miles to the south of Koyuk.

General Aviation Airports

Haycock Airport (FAA ID: HAY)   [Map]
18 miles [29 km] miles to the north of Koyuk.

Shaktoolik Airport (SKK/PFSH)   [Map]
38 miles [61.2 km] miles to the south of Koyuk.

Additional Airport Information

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

Unalakleet Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:


From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:


Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)

Shaktoolik Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:


From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:


Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Alaska:

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Koyuk.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Koyuk) 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 Koyuk. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Koyuk

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Koyuk. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 64.9330, Longitude: -161.1567     [Map].
<3>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Koyuk), 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.
<4>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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