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Snug Harbor, Alaska

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Snug Harbor.

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Around Snug Harbor ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Anchorage. It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the north of Snug Harbor. Anchorage has a population of 298,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Kenai. It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the west of Snug Harbor and has a population of 7,700 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2016
Seward   [Map]   2,787   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Soldotna   [Map]   4,617   W   43 miles [69.2 km]
Whittier   [Map]   214   NE   42 miles [67.6 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Alyeska   [Map]     NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Bear Creek   [Map]     SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Cooper Landing   [Map]     W   Less than 2 miles
Crown Point   [Map]     E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Funny River   [Map]     W   33 miles [53.1 km]
Girdwood   [Map]     NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Hope   [Map]     N   30 miles [48.3 km]
Indian   [Map]     N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Lawing   [Map]     E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Lowell Point   [Map]     SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Moose Pass   [Map]     E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Muskwa Village   [Map]     E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Primrose   [Map]     SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Sterling   [Map]     W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Sunrise   [Map]     NE   29 miles [46.7 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Snug Harbor ...

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.

Crown Point   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the East of Snug Harbor   [Map]
Falls   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the East   [Map]
Hope   -   30 miles [48.3 km] to the North   [Map]
Lakeview   -   17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Lawing   -   15 miles [24.1 km] to the East   [Map]
Moose Pass   -   14 miles [22.5 km] to the East   [Map]
Silvertip   -   22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Sunrise   -   29 miles [46.7 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Snug Harbor.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Snug Harbor. 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 Snug Harbor ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Quartz Creek Airport   [Map]   JLA   ESE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Lawing Airport   [Map]   9Z9   ESE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Seward Airport(SRD/PAWD)   [Map]   SWD   SSE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Hope Airport   [Map]   5HO   N   29 miles [46.7 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 Snug Harbor.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Snug Harbor. 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
Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl. (ANC/PANC)   [Map]   ANC   N   47 miles [75.6 km]
Homer Airport(HOM/PAHO)   [Map]   HOM   SW   82 miles [132 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Kenai Muni. (ENA/PAEN)   [Map]   ENA   W   49 miles [78.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Quartz Creek Airport   [Map]   JLA   ESE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Lawing Airport   [Map]   9Z9   ESE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Seward Airport(SRD/PAWD)   [Map]   SWD   SSE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Hope Airport   [Map]   5HO   N   29 miles [46.7 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.

Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl.   (ANC/PANC)   [Map]
        Website for Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Homer Airport   (HOM/PAHO)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Merrill Fld.   (ICAO: PAMR)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Kenai Muni.   (ENA/PAEN)   [Map]
        Website for Kenai Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Seward Airport   (SRD/PAWD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Whittier Airport   (ICAO: PAWR)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Soldotna Airport   (SXQ/PASX)   [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 Snug Harbor. 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 Snug Harbor.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that begins in Snug Harbor. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Snug Harbor) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Snug Harbor. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 60.4892, Longitude: -149.7842     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Snug Harbor 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>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 Snug Harbor), 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 Snug Harbor.