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Introduction ...

Below are places that are relatively close to Nome.

This page contains five sections:

Around Nome ...

Nome is the largest city within a 50 mile [80 km] radius.

The following is a sample of nearby communities: Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Nome.<1>

Salmon Lake     [Map]
30 miles [48.3 km] miles to the north of Nome.

Solomon     [Map]
28 miles [45.1 km] miles to the east of Nome.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Nome ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

Nome Tourism

Also of Interest:

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 Nome ...

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.<2> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Nome.

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

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

Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Nome Airport (OME/PAOM)<3>   [Map]
Less than 2 miles miles to the northwest of Nome.

General Aviation Airports

Solomon State Fld. Airport (FAA ID: AK26)   [Map]
28 miles [45.1 km] miles to the east of Nome.

Council Airport (FAA ID: K29)   [Map]
57 miles [91.7 km] miles to the east northeast of Nome.

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

Nome Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: OMEICAO: PAOM

From SkyVector:

[Chart]         [Terminal Procedures]

Additional information from:

[AirNav] [FlightAware] 
 
[AOPA] [FlightStats]

Current Airport Weather:

[Current][Last 3 Days]

Flight Tracking:

[FlightAware]

Accidents and Safety Issues:

[Aviation Safety Network]
    (if available)

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Alaska

About Alaska

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Nome: www.nomealaska.org/

The official website for State of Alaska: alaska.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Nome) 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 Nome. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Nome

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Nome. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 64.4993, Longitude: -165.4009     [Map].
<2>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Nome), 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.
<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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