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Introduction ...

Below are places that are relatively close to Point Whitshed.

This page contains five sections:

Around Point Whitshed ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Valdez. It is located about 47 miles [75 km] to the north of Point Whitshed. Valdez has a population of 3,800 people.<1>

The next largest community is Cordova. It lies just northeast of Point Whitshed and has a population of 2,200 people.

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

Boswell Bay     [Map]
7 miles [11.3 km]<2> miles to the southwest of Point Whitshed.

Cordova     [Map]
8 miles [12.9 km]<2> miles to the northeast of Point Whitshed.

Ellamar     [Map]
38 miles [61.2 km]<2> miles to the northwest of Point Whitshed.

Eyak     [Map]
11 miles [17.7 km]<2> miles to the east of Point Whitshed.

Tatitlek     [Map]
36 miles [57.9 km]<2> miles to the northwest of Point Whitshed.

Valdez     [Map]
47 miles [75.6 km]<2> miles to the north of Point Whitshed.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Point Whitshed ...

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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 Point Whitshed.

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

Large Airports

  • Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl.   (ANC/PANC)
  • Homer Airport   (HOM/PAHO)
  • Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

  • Cordova Muni.   (FAA ID: CKU)
    • Cordova Municipal Airport lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> miles to the east northeast of Point Whitshed.
    • Airport location on Google Maps
  • Mudhole' Smith Airport   (CDV/PACV)
  • General Aviation Airports

  • Tatitlek Airport   (IATA: TEK)
  • 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)


    Gulkana Airport     [Map]

    Airport Identification Code:

    IATA: GKNICAO: PAGK

    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 ...

    The Communities of Alaska

    About Alaska

    Off-the-Road Links ...

    Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Point Whitshed. 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 Whitshed.
    <2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Point Whitshed) to Point B.

    Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Point Whitshed. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 60.4697, Longitude: -145.9578     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Point Whitshed have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
    <3>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Point Whitshed), 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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