;
  RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     
 

Moses Point Fishing Village, Alaska

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Wish
List
Other AK
Communities

The location of Moses Point Fishing Village

Click for Interactive Map

Click for Interactive Map
(GPS coordinates provided by the GNIS)
 
Click here for an interactive map for .
 
 
 
 
Learn About
The Commemorative
Quarter for
Alaska
 
The Commemorative Quarter for Alaska

Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Moses Point Fishing Village.

This page contains six sections:

Around Moses Point Fishing Village ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Koyuk. It is located about 30 miles [48 km] to the northeast of Moses Point Fishing Village. Koyuk has a population of 370 people.<1>

The next largest community is Elim. It lies just southwest of Moses Point Fishing Village and has a population of 340 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 Moses Point Fishing Village and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Golovin   [Map]   160   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
Shaktoolik   [Map]   258   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
White Mountain   [Map]   203   W   40 miles [64.4 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Council   [Map]     W   50 miles [80.5 km]
Moses Point   [Map]     NW   Less than 2 miles

Curious and Interesting Names Near Moses Point Fishing Village ...

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.

Council   -   50 miles [80.5 km] to the West of Moses Point Fishing Village   [Map]
Dime Landing   -   38 miles [61.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Moses Point   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Moses Point Fishing Village.

We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Moses Point Fishing Village. 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 Moses Point Fishing Village ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Moses Point Fishing Village.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Shaktoolik Airport(SKK/PFSH)   [Map]   2C7   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Haycock Airport   [Map]   HAY   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Council Airport   [Map]   K29   WNW   51 miles [82.1 km]
Unalakleet Airport(UNK/PAUN)   [Map]   UNK   SSE   66 miles [106.2 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 Moses Point Fishing Village.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Moses Point Fishing Village. 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
Report  
DirectionDistance
Unalakleet Airport(UNK/PAUN)   [Map]   UNK   SSE   66 miles [106.2 km]
Nome Airport(OME/PAOM)   [Map]   OME   W   101 miles [162.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Shaktoolik Airport(SKK/PFSH)   [Map]   2C7   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Haycock Airport   [Map]   HAY   NE   43 miles [69.2 km]
Council Airport   [Map]   K29   WNW   51 miles [82.1 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.

Unalakleet Airport   (UNK/PAUN)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Nome Airport   (OME/PAOM)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Shaktoolik Airport   (SKK/PFSH)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Communities in Alaska

About Alaska

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Moses Point Fishing Village. 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 Moses Point Fishing Village.

- Return to Citation

<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that starts in Moses Point Fishing Village. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Moses Point Fishing Village) 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 Moses Point Fishing Village. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Moses Point Fishing Village

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Moses Point Fishing Village. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 64.6978, Longitude: -162.0281     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Moses Point Fishing Village have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

- Return to Citation

<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.

- Return to Citation

<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.

- Return to Citation

<5>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Moses Point Fishing Village), 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.

- Return to Citation


For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Moses Point Fishing Village.