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Pilgrim Springs, Alaska

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Pilgrim Springs.

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Around Pilgrim Springs ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Nome. It is located about 43 miles [69 km] to the south of Pilgrim Springs. Nome has a population of 3,800 people.<1>

The next largest community is Brevig Mission. It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the west of Pilgrim Springs and has a population of 400 people.

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

Community   2016
Teller   [Map]   236   W   43 miles [69.2 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Council   [Map]     E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Salmon Lake   [Map]     S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Solomon   [Map]     S   39 miles [62.8 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Pilgrim Springs ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some 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.

Council   -   38 miles [61.2 km] to the East of Pilgrim Springs   [Map]
Igloo   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Iron Creek   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Lees Camp   -   36 miles [57.9 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Marys Igloo   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
New Igloo   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the West   [Map]
Salmon Lake   -   13 miles [20.9 km] to the South   [Map]
Teller   -   43 miles [69.2 km] to the West   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Pilgrim Springs.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Pilgrim Springs. 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 Pilgrim Springs ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Council Airport   [Map]   K29   ESE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Solomon State Fld. Airport   [Map]   AK26   SSE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Nome Airport(OME/PAOM)   [Map]   OME   SSW   42 miles [67.6 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 Pilgrim Springs.

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

Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Nome Airport(OME/PAOM)   [Map]   OME   SSW   42 miles [67.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Council Airport   [Map]   K29   ESE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Solomon State Fld. Airport   [Map]   AK26   SSE   39 miles [62.8 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.

Nome Airport   (OME/PAOM)   [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 Pilgrim Springs. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Pilgrim Springs.

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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 Pilgrim Springs. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Pilgrim Springs) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pilgrim Springs. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 65.0925, Longitude: -164.9237     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pilgrim Springs have been estimated.

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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 Pilgrim Springs), 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 Pilgrim Springs.