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Introduction ...

Below are places that are relatively close to Lucky Shot Landing.

This page contains five sections:

Around Lucky Shot Landing ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Anchorage. It is located about 41 miles [65 km] to the south of Lucky Shot Landing. Anchorage has a population of 292,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Wasilla. It is located about 13 miles [20 km] to the south of Lucky Shot Landing and has a population of 10,500 people.

Below is a sample of neighboring communities: Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting in Lucky Shot Landing.<2>

Big Lake     [Map]
26 miles [41.8 km] miles to the southwest of Lucky Shot Landing.

Butte     [Map]
20 miles [32.2 km] miles to the southeast of Lucky Shot Landing.

Chugiak     [Map]
25 miles [40.2 km] miles to the south of Lucky Shot Landing.

Gateway     [Map]
15 miles [24.1 km] miles to the south of Lucky Shot Landing.

Houston     [Map]
16 miles [25.7 km] miles to the southwest of Lucky Shot Landing.

Knik     [Map]
24 miles [38.6 km] miles to the southwest of Lucky Shot Landing.

Lazy Mountain     [Map]
18 miles [29 km] miles to the southeast of Lucky Shot Landing.

Meadow Lakes     [Map]
12 miles [19.3 km] miles to the southwest of Lucky Shot Landing.

Nancy Lake     [Map]
20 miles [32.2 km] miles to the west of Lucky Shot Landing.

Palmer     [Map]
15 miles [24.1 km] miles to the southeast of Lucky Shot Landing.

Sutton     [Map]
17 miles [27.4 km] miles to the east of Lucky Shot Landing.

Tanaina     [Map]
10 miles [16.1 km] miles to the south of Lucky Shot Landing.

Wasilla     [Map]
13 miles [20.9 km] miles to the south of Lucky Shot Landing.

Willow     [Map]
20 miles [32.2 km] miles to the west of Lucky Shot Landing.

Y     [Map]
26 miles [41.8 km] miles to the northwest of Lucky Shot Landing.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Lucky Shot Landing ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Lucky Shot Landing.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Lucky Shot Landing. 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

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 Lucky Shot Landing ...

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 Lucky Shot Landing.

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

Large Airports

Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl.  (ANC/PANC) <4>   [Map]
45 miles [72.4 km] miles to the south southwest of Lucky Shot Landing.

Homer Airport (HOM/PAHO)   [Map]
162 miles [260.7 km] miles to the south southwest of Lucky Shot Landing.

Fairbanks Intl.  (FAI/PAFA)   [Map]
215 miles [346 km] miles to the north northeast of Lucky Shot Landing.

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Kenai Muni.  (ENA/PAEN)   [Map]
103 miles [165.8 km] miles to the southwest of Lucky Shot Landing.

Valdez Pioneer Fld. (VDZ/PAVD)   [Map]
113 miles [181.9 km] miles to the east southeast of Lucky Shot Landing.

General Aviation Airports

Wasilla Airport (WWA/PAWS)   [Map]
14 miles [22.5 km] miles to the south southwest of Lucky Shot Landing.

Palmer Muni. (PAQ/PAAQ)   [Map]
16 miles [25.7 km] miles to the southeast of Lucky Shot Landing.

Big Lake Airport (BGQ/PAGQ)   [Map]
21 miles [33.8 km] miles to the southwest of Lucky Shot Landing.

Butte Muni. (FAA ID: AK1)   [Map]
21 miles [33.8 km] miles to the southeast of Lucky Shot Landing.

Willow Airport (WOW/PAUO)   [Map]
21 miles [33.8 km] miles to the west of Lucky Shot Landing.

Birchwood Airport (FAA ID: BCV)   [Map]
24 miles [38.6 km] miles to the south of Lucky Shot Landing.

Goose Bay Airport (FAA ID: Z40)   [Map]
29 miles [46.7 km] miles to the south southwest of Lucky Shot Landing.

Additional Airport Information

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

Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: ANCICAO: PANC

Website for Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

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

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)


Homer Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: HOMICAO: PAHO

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

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

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)


Merrill Field     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

ICAO: PAMR

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

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

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]


Talkeetna Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: TKAICAO: PATK

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

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

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)


Skwentna Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: SKWICAO: PASW

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

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

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)


Fairbanks International Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: FAIICAO: PAFA

Website for Fairbanks International Airport

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

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

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)


Kenai Municipal Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: ENAICAO: PAEN

Website for Kenai Municipal Airport

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

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

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)


Valdez Pioneer Field     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: VDZICAO: PAVD

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

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

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)


Wasilla Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: WWAICAO: PAWS

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

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

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)


Palmer Municipal Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: PAQICAO: PAAQ

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

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

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)


Big Lake Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: BGQICAO: PAGQ

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

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

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)


Willow Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: WOWICAO: PAUO

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

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

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lucky Shot Landing. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 61.7750, Longitude: -149.4083     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lucky Shot Landing have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<3>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Lucky Shot Landing), 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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