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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Prospect Creek Camp.

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Around Prospect Creek Camp ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Bettles. It is located about 23 miles [37 km] to the west of where Prospect Creek Camp would have been located. Bettles has a population of 12 people.<1>

The following is a sample of neighboring communities: Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Prospect Creek Camp and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   DirectionDistance
Coldfoot   [Map]     NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Evansville   [Map]     NW   23 miles [37 km]
Old Bettles   [Map]     W   27 miles [43.5 km]
Prospect Creek   [Map]     NE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Wiseman   [Map]     N   45 miles [72.4 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Prospect Creek Camp ...

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.

Coldfoot   -   34 miles [54.7 km] to the Northeast of Prospect Creek Camp   [Map]
Wiseman   -   45 miles [72.4 km] to the North   [Map]

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 Prospect Creek Camp ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Prospect Creek Camp.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Prospect Creek Airport(ICAO: PAPR<)   [Map]   PPC   ENE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Bettles Airport(BTT/PABT)   [Map]   BTT   WNW   23 miles [37 km]
Porcupine Creek Airport   [Map]   PCK   NNE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Coldfoot Airport(ICAO: PA09)   [Map]   CXF   NNE   34 miles [54.7 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 Prospect Creek Camp.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Prospect Creek Camp. 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
Report  
DirectionDistance

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Prospect Creek Airport(ICAO: PAPR<)   [Map]   PPC   ENE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Bettles Airport(BTT/PABT)   [Map]   BTT   WNW   23 miles [37 km]
Porcupine Creek Airport   [Map]   PCK   NNE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Coldfoot Airport(ICAO: PA09)   [Map]   CXF   NNE   34 miles [54.7 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
 
Prospect Creek Airport   (ICAO: PAPR<)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Bettles Airport   (BTT/PABT)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Coldfoot Airport   (ICAO: PA09)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Wiseman Airport   (ICAO: PA03)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Allakaket Airport   (AET/PFAL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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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 Prospect Creek Camp.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting in Prospect Creek Camp. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Prospect Creek Camp) 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 Prospect Creek Camp. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Prospect Creek Camp

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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 Prospect Creek Camp), 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 Prospect Creek Camp.