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Quinhagak, Alaska

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Quinhagak.

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Around Quinhagak ...

Quinhagak is the largest city within a 50 mile [80 km] radius.

The next largest community is Eek. It is located about 32 miles [51 km] to the north of Quinhagak and has a population of 320 people.<1>

For comparison, Quinhagak has a population of 700 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 Quinhagak and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2016
Goodnews Bay   [Map]   272   S   45 miles [72.4 km]
Platinum   [Map]   66   S   50 miles [80.5 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Kongiganak   [Map]     NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Kwigillingok   [Map]     W   44 miles [70.8 km]
Tuntutuliak   [Map]     NW   48 miles [77.2 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Quinhagak ...

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.

Eek   -   32 miles [51.5 km] to the North of Quinhagak   [Map]
Goodnews Bay   -   45 miles [72.4 km] to the South   [Map]
Platinum   -   50 miles [80.5 km] to the South   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Quinhagak ...

Looking for more information about Quinhagak? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Quinhagak, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Quinhagak.

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

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Alaska Statewide Tourism
    Quinhagak Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Quinhagak

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 Quinhagak ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Kongiganak Airport(KKH/PADY)   [Map]   DUY   WNW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Goodnews Airport(IATA:GNU)   [Map]   GNU   SSE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Tuntutuliak Airport(IATA:WTL)   [Map]   A61   NNW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Platinum Airport(PTU/PAPM)   [Map]   PTU   S   51 miles [82.1 km]
Bethel Airport(BET/PABE)   [Map]   BET   N   71 miles [114.3 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 Quinhagak.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Quinhagak. 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
Bethel Airport(BET/PABE)   [Map]   BET   N   71 miles [114.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Kongiganak Airport(KKH/PADY)   [Map]   DUY   WNW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Goodnews Airport(IATA:GNU)   [Map]   GNU   SSE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Tuntutuliak Airport(IATA:WTL)   [Map]   A61   NNW   48 miles [77.2 km]
Platinum Airport(PTU/PAPM)   [Map]   PTU   S   51 miles [82.1 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.

Bethel Airport   (BET/PABE)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Kongiganak Airport   (KKH/PADY)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Platinum Airport   (PTU/PAPM)   [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 Quinhagak. 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 Quinhagak.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Quinhagak. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 59.7498, Longitude: -161.9048     [Map].

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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 Quinhagak), 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 Quinhagak.