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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to May Creek.

This page contains four sections:

Around May Creek ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities: Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving it.<1>

Community   DirectionDistance
McCarthy   [Map]     NW   9 miles [14.5 km]

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 May Creek ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<2>  NFDC<3>
Report  
DirectionDistance
May Creek Airport   [Map]   MYK   SSE   Less than 2 miles
McCarthy Airport   [Map]   15Z   NW   9 miles [14.5 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.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and where they are relatively close to May Creek.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from May Creek. 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
Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl. (ANC/PANC)   [Map]   ANC   W   242 miles [389.5 km]
Fairbanks Intl. (FAI/PAFA)   [Map]   FAI   NNW   288 miles [463.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Gulkana Airport(GKN/PAGK)   [Map]   GKN   WNW   106 miles [170.6 km]
Mudhole' Smith Airport(CDV/PACV)   [Map]   CDV   WSW   110 miles [177 km]
Cordova Muni.   [Map]   CKU   WSW   115 miles [185.1 km]
Valdez Pioneer Fld.(VDZ/PAVD)   [Map]   VDZ   W   118 miles [189.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
May Creek Airport   [Map]   MYK   SSE   Less than 2 miles
McCarthy Airport   [Map]   15Z   NW   9 miles [14.5 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.

Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl.   (ANC/PANC)   [Map]
        Website for Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Fairbanks Intl.   (FAI/PAFA)   [Map]
        Website for Fairbanks International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Gulkana Airport   (GKN/PAGK)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mudhole' Smith Airport   (CDV/PACV)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Valdez Pioneer Fld.   (VDZ/PAVD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting in May Creek. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- May Creek) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for May Creek. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from May Creek

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in May Creek. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 61.3486, Longitude: -142.6933     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for May Creek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>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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<3>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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<4>When we are planning a trip (for example, to May Creek), 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 May Creek.