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Kwigorlak, Alaska

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Kwigorlak ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Mountain Village. It is located about 21 miles [33 km] to the northwest of Kwigorlak. Mountain Village has a population of 850 people.<1>

The next largest community is Pilot Station. It is located about 20 miles [32 km] to the northeast of Kwigorlak and has a population of 610 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Kwigorlak and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2016
Marshall   [Map]   445   E   44 miles [70.8 km]
Saint Marys   [Map]   550   NE   18 miles [29 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Johnnys Village   [Map]     N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Pitkas Point   [Map]     N   16 miles [25.7 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Kwigorlak ...

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   -   19 miles [30.6 km] to the North of Kwigorlak   [Map]
Marshall   -   44 miles [70.8 km] to the East   [Map]
Mountain Village   -   21 miles [33.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Pilot Station   -   20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
St. Mary's Airport(KSM/PASM)   [Map]   KSM   NNE   18 miles [29 km]
Pilot Station Airport(IATA:PQS)   [Map]   0AK   ENE   19 miles [30.6 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 Kwigorlak.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Kwigorlak. 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
St. Mary's Airport(KSM/PASM)   [Map]   KSM   NNE   18 miles [29 km]
Emmonak Airport(EMK/PAEM)   [Map]   ENM   NNW   75 miles [120.7 km]
Bethel Airport(BET/PABE)   [Map]   BET   SE   88 miles [141.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Pilot Station Airport(IATA:PQS)   [Map]   0AK   ENE   19 miles [30.6 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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alaska

About Alaska

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Kwigorlak. 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 Kwigorlak.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kwigorlak. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 61.8069, Longitude: -163.4328     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Kwigorlak 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 Kwigorlak), 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 Kwigorlak.