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The location of Point MacKenzie









Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Point MacKenzie.

This page contains five sections:

Around Point MacKenzie ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Anchorage. It is located about 10 miles [16 km] to the south of Point MacKenzie. Anchorage has a population of 294,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Wasilla. It is located about 23 miles [37 km] to the northeast of Point MacKenzie and has a population of 10,200 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 as if you drove.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Houston   [Map]   2,347   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Palmer   [Map]   7,209   NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Y   [Map]   ---   N   46 miles [74 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirDistance
Artesian Village   [Map]     SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Big Lake   [Map]     N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Chugiak   [Map]     E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Eagle River   [Map]     E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Fort Richardson   [Map]     SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Gateway   [Map]     NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
John Fitzgerald Kennedy City   [Map]     NE   5 miles [8 km]
Knik   [Map]     NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Meadow Lakes   [Map]     NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Nancy Lake   [Map]     N   22 miles [35.4 km]
Spenard   [Map]     S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Susitna   [Map]     NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Tanaina   [Map]     NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Willow   [Map]     N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Wilson Village   [Map]     SE   10 miles [16.1 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Point MacKenzie ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Point MacKenzie. 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


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 Point MacKenzie ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Goose Bay Airport (FAA ID: Z40)   [Map]   ENE   5 miles [8 km]
Merrill Fld. (ICAO: PAMR)   [Map]   SSE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl.  (ANC/PANC)   [Map]   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Big Lake Airport (BGQ/PAGQ)   [Map]   NNE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Birchwood Airport (FAA ID: BCV)   [Map]   ENE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Wasilla Airport (WWA/PAWS)   [Map]   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Willow Airport (WOW/PAUO)   [Map]   N   27 miles [43.5 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 Point MacKenzie.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Point MacKenzie. 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
Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl.  (ANC/PANC)   [Map]   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Homer Airport (HOM/PAHO)   [Map]   SSW   128 miles [206 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Kenai Muni.  (ENA/PAEN)   [Map]   SW   68 miles [109.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Goose Bay Airport (FAA ID: Z40)   [Map]   ENE   5 miles [8 km]
Merrill Fld. (ICAO: PAMR)   [Map]   SSE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Big Lake Airport (BGQ/PAGQ)   [Map]   NNE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Birchwood Airport (FAA ID: BCV)   [Map]   ENE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Wasilla Airport (WWA/PAWS)   [Map]   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Willow Airport (WOW/PAUO)   [Map]   N   27 miles [43.5 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.

Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl.   (ANC/PANC)   [Map]
  Website for Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Homer Airport   (HOM/PAHO)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Palmer Muni.   (PAQ/PAAQ)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Beluga Airport   (BVU/PABG)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Fairbanks Intl.   (FAI/PAFA)   [Map]
  Website for Fairbanks International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Kenai Muni.   (ENA/PAEN)   [Map]
  Website for Kenai Municipal Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Merrill Fld.   (ICAO: PAMR)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Big Lake Airport   (BGQ/PAGQ)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Wasilla Airport   (WWA/PAWS)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Willow Airport   (WOW/PAUO)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Point MacKenzie. 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 Point MacKenzie.

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<2>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- Point MacKenzie) 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 Point MacKenzie. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Point MacKenzie

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Point MacKenzie. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 61.3597, Longitude: -149.9783     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Point MacKenzie 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>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Point MacKenzie), 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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