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Introduction ...

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

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Around Mendenhaven ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Juneau. It lies just southeast of Mendenhaven. Juneau has a population of 32,500 people.<1>

The next largest community is Hoonah. It is located about 37 miles [59 km] to the southwest of Mendenhaven and has a population of 750 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 starting from Mendenhaven and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Gustavus   [Map]   428   W   42 miles [67.6 km]
Tenakee Springs   [Map]   ---   SW   48 miles [77.2 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Auke Bay   [Map]     W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Cube Cove   [Map]     S   31 miles [49.9 km]
Douglas   [Map]     SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Excursion Inlet   [Map]     W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Freshwater Bay   [Map]     SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Whitestone Logging Camp   [Map]     SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Tulsequah (BC)   [Map]     NE   40 miles [64.4 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Mendenhaven ...

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.

Cube Cove   -   31 miles [49.9 km] to the South of Mendenhaven   [Map]
Excursion Inlet   -   31 miles [49.9 km] to the West   [Map]
Fairhaven   -   5 miles [8 km] to the West   [Map]
Fish Creek   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the South   [Map]
Hawk Inlet   -   19 miles [30.6 km] to the South   [Map]
Juneau   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Lemon Creek   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Lena Beach   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the West   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Mendenhaven. 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 Mendenhaven ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Juneau Intl. (JNU/PAJN)   [Map]   JNU   S   2 miles [3.2 km]
Hoonah Airport(HNH/PAOH)   [Map]   HNH   WSW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Gustavus Airport(GST/PAGS)   [Map]   GST   W   41 miles [66 km]
Skagway Airport(SGY/PAGY)   [Map]   SGY   NNW   78 miles [125.5 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.<5> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and where they are relatively close to Mendenhaven.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Mendenhaven. 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
Juneau Intl. (JNU/PAJN)   [Map]   JNU   S   2 miles [3.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Gustavus Airport(GST/PAGS)   [Map]   GST   W   41 miles [66 km]
Skagway Airport(SGY/PAGY)   [Map]   SGY   NNW   78 miles [125.5 km]
Sitka Rocky Gutierrez Airport(SIT/PASI)   [Map]   SIT   SSW   97 miles [156.1 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Hoonah Airport(HNH/PAOH)   [Map]   HNH   WSW   36 miles [57.9 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.

Juneau Intl.   (JNU/PAJN)   [Map]
        Website for Juneau International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Gustavus Airport   (GST/PAGS)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Skagway Airport   (SGY/PAGY)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Sitka Rocky Gutierrez Airport   (SIT/PASI)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Hoonah Airport   (HNH/PAOH)   [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 Mendenhaven. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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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 Mendenhaven.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mendenhaven. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 58.3919, Longitude: -134.5669     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Mendenhaven 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 Mendenhaven), 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 Mendenhaven.