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Old Minto, Alaska

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Old Minto.

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Around Old Minto ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Fairbanks. It is located about 42 miles [67 km] to the east of Old Minto. Fairbanks has a population of 32,800 people.<1>

The next largest community is Nenana. It is located about 22 miles [35 km] to the south of Old Minto and has a population of 380 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2016
Anderson   [Map]   271   S   37 miles [59.5 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Chena   [Map]     E   37 miles [59.5 km]
College   [Map]     E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Ester   [Map]     E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Eureka   [Map]     NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Fox   [Map]     E   45 miles [72.4 km]
Manley Hot Springs   [Map]     W   43 miles [69.2 km]
Minto   [Map]     N   18 miles [29 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Old Minto ...

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.

Caribou Crossing   -   22 miles [35.4 km] to the Southwest of Old Minto   [Map]
Eureka   -   36 miles [57.9 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Flag Crossing   -   29 miles [46.7 km] to the West   [Map]
Four Mile Road   -   19 miles [30.6 km] to the South   [Map]
Jennie M. Crossing   -   35 miles [56.3 km] to the West   [Map]
Rock Crossing   -   26 miles [41.8 km] to the West   [Map]
Scotchmans Crossing   -   31 miles [49.9 km] to the West   [Map]
Standard   -   20 miles [32.2 km] to the East   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Old Minto.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Old Minto. 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 Old Minto ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Minto Airport(IATA:MNT)   [Map]   51Z   NNW   18 miles [29 km]
Nenana Muni.(ICAO: PANN)   [Map]   ENN   S   23 miles [37 km]
Fairbanks Intl. (FAI/PAFA)   [Map]   FAI   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Clear Airport(ICAO: PACL)   [Map]   Z84   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Metro Fld.   [Map]   MTF   E   41 miles [66 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 Old Minto.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Old Minto. 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
Fairbanks Intl. (FAI/PAFA)   [Map]   FAI   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl. (ANC/PANC)   [Map]   ANC   S   257 miles [413.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Minto Airport(IATA:MNT)   [Map]   51Z   NNW   18 miles [29 km]
Nenana Muni.(ICAO: PANN)   [Map]   ENN   S   23 miles [37 km]
Clear Airport(ICAO: PACL)   [Map]   Z84   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
Metro Fld.   [Map]   MTF   E   41 miles [66 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       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl.   (ANC/PANC)   [Map]
        Website for Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Nenana Muni.   (ICAO: PANN)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Clear Airport   (ICAO: PACL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Manley Hot Springs Airport   (ICAO: PAML)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Old Minto. 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 Old Minto.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Old Minto. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 64.8872, Longitude: -149.1747     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Old Minto 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 Old Minto), 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 Old Minto.