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Introduction ...

Below are places that are relatively close to Nuchek.

This page contains five sections:

Around Nuchek ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Cordova. It is located about 33 miles [53 km] to the northeast of Nuchek. Cordova has a population of 2,200 people.<1>

Below is a sample of neighboring communities: Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Nuchek.<2>

Boswell Bay     [Map]
18 miles [29 km] miles to the east of Nuchek.

Chenega Bay     [Map]
50 miles [80.5 km] miles to the west of Nuchek.

Cordova     [Map]
33 miles [53.1 km] miles to the northeast of Nuchek.

Ellamar     [Map]
38 miles [61.2 km] miles to the north of Nuchek.

Eyak     [Map]
37 miles [59.5 km] miles to the east of Nuchek.

Tatitlek     [Map]
36 miles [57.9 km] miles to the north of Nuchek.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Nuchek ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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 Nuchek ...

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.<3> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Nuchek.

Please keep in mind that these airports were chosen based on their air-distance from Nuchek. 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 Nuchek.

Large Airports

Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl.  (ANC/PANC) <4>   [Map]
126 miles [202.8 km] miles to the west northwest of Nuchek.

Homer Airport (HOM/PAHO)   [Map]
173 miles [278.4 km] miles to the west southwest of Nuchek.

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Cordova Muni. (FAA ID: CKU)   [Map]
34 miles [54.7 km] miles to the east northeast of Nuchek.

Mudhole' Smith Airport (CDV/PACV)   [Map]
41 miles [66 km] miles to the east northeast of Nuchek.

Valdez Pioneer Fld. (VDZ/PAVD)   [Map]
57 miles [91.7 km] miles to the north northeast of Nuchek.

General Aviation Airports

Tatitlek Airport (IATA: TEK)   [Map]
37 miles [59.5 km] miles to the north of Nuchek.

Chenega Bay Airport (NCN/PFCB)   [Map]
49 miles [78.9 km] miles to the west southwest of Nuchek.

Additional Airport Information

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

Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: ANCICAO: PANC

Website for Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport

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)


Homer Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: HOMICAO: PAHO

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)


Merle K. 'Mudhole' Smith Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: CDVICAO: PACV

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)


Valdez Pioneer Field     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: VDZICAO: PAVD

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)


Chenega Bay Airport     [Map]

Airport Identification Code:

IATA: NCNICAO: PFCB

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 ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Nuchek. 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 Nuchek.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Nuchek) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Nuchek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 60.3333, Longitude: -146.6553     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Nuchek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<3>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Nuchek), 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.
<4>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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