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The location of Nenana









Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Nenana ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Fairbanks. It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the northeast of Nenana. Fairbanks has a population of 31,600 people.<1>

The next largest community is Anderson. It is located about 15 miles [24 km] to the south of Nenana and has a population of 340 people.

For comparison, Nenana has a population of 370 people.

Below is a sample of neighboring communities: Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Nenana and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   DirDistance
Chena   [Map]     NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Ester   [Map]     NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Ferry   [Map]     S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Healy   [Map]     S   47 miles [75.6 km]
Minto   [Map]     N   41 miles [66 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Nenana ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Nenana.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Nenana ...

Looking for more information about Nenana? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Nenana, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Nenana.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Page for Nenana


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 Nenana ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Nenana Muni. (ICAO: PANN)   [Map]   SSE   Less than 2 miles
Clear Airport (ICAO: PACL)   [Map]   S   18 miles [29 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 better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Nenana.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Nenana. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Fairbanks Intl.  (FAI/PAFA)   [Map]   ENE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl.  (ANC/PANC)   [Map]   S   235 miles [378.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Nenana Muni. (ICAO: PANN)   [Map]   SSE   Less than 2 miles
Clear Airport (ICAO: PACL)   [Map]   S   18 miles [29 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.

Fairbanks Intl.   (FAI/PAFA)   [Map]
  Website for Fairbanks International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl.   (ANC/PANC)   [Map]
  Website for Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Nenana Muni.   (ICAO: PANN)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Clear Airport   (ICAO: PACL)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Healy River Airport   (HKB/PAHV)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Manley Hot Springs Airport   (ICAO: PAML)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Nenana: www.nenana.org/

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 Nenana.

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Nenana. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 64.5624, Longitude: -149.0900     [Map].

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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>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Nenana), 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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