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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Mount Edgecombe.

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Around Mount Edgecombe ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Sitka. It lies immediately east of Mount Edgecombe. Sitka has a population of 8,800 people.<1>

The next largest community is Angoon. It is located about 42 miles [67 km] to the northeast of Mount Edgecombe and has a population of 440 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 from Mount Edgecombe and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   DirectionDistance
Tenakee Springs   [Map]     N   50 miles [80.5 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Baranof   [Map]     E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Chatham   [Map]     NE   35 miles [56.3 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Mount Edgecombe ...

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Sitka Rocky Gutierrez Airport(SIT/PASI)   [Map]   SIT   SW   Less than 2 miles
Kake Airport(ICAO: PAFE)   [Map]   AFE   E   54 miles [86.9 km]
Petersburg Airport(PSG/PAPG)   [Map]   PSG   E   92 miles [148.1 km]
Juneau Intl. (JNU/PAJN)   [Map]   JNU   NNE   94 miles [151.3 km]
Gustavus Airport(GST/PAGS)   [Map]   GST   N   95 miles [152.9 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 Mount Edgecombe.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Mount Edgecombe. 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   NNE   94 miles [151.3 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Sitka Rocky Gutierrez Airport(SIT/PASI)   [Map]   SIT   SW   Less than 2 miles
Petersburg Airport(PSG/PAPG)   [Map]   PSG   E   92 miles [148.1 km]
Gustavus Airport(GST/PAGS)   [Map]   GST   N   95 miles [152.9 km]
Wrangell Airport(WRG/PAWG)   [Map]   WRG   ESE   119 miles [191.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Kake Airport(ICAO: PAFE)   [Map]   AFE   E   54 miles [86.9 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
 
Sitka Rocky Gutierrez Airport   (SIT/PASI)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Petersburg Airport   (PSG/PAPG)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Gustavus Airport   (GST/PAGS)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Wrangell Airport   (WRG/PAWG)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Kake Airport   (ICAO: PAFE)   [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 Mount Edgecombe. 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 Mount Edgecombe.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mount Edgecombe. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 57.0511, Longitude: -135.3544     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Mount Edgecombe 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 Mount Edgecombe), 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 Mount Edgecombe.