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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Twin Hills.

This page contains seven sections:

Around Twin Hills ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Togiak. It lies just west of Twin Hills. Togiak has a population of 860 people.<1>

The next largest community is Manokotak. It is located about 44 miles [70 km] to the east of Twin Hills and has a population of 450 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Goodnews Bay   [Map]   272   W   46 miles [74 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Twin Hills ...

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.

In the vicinity of Twin Hills, Goodnews Bay is located 46 miles [74 km] to the West.   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Twin Hills ...

Looking for more information about Twin Hills? 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 Twin Hills, 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 Twin Hills.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Twin Hills.

We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Twin Hills. 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

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Alaska Statewide Tourism
    Twin Hills Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Twin Hills


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 Twin Hills ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Twin Hills Airport(IATA:TWA)   [Map]   A63   ESE   Less than 2 miles
Togiak Airport(TOG/PATG)   [Map]   TOG   WSW   4 miles [6.4 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 Twin Hills.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Twin Hills. 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
Report  
DirectionDistance
Dillingham Airport(DLG/PADL)   [Map]   DLG   E   63 miles [101.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Twin Hills Airport(IATA:TWA)   [Map]   A63   ESE   Less than 2 miles
Togiak Airport(TOG/PATG)   [Map]   TOG   WSW   4 miles [6.4 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.

Dillingham Airport   (DLG/PADL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Togiak Airport   (TOG/PATG)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Manokotak Airport   (KMO/PAMB)   [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 Twin Hills. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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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 Twin Hills.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Twin Hills. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 59.0765, Longitude: -160.2811     [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 Twin Hills), 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 Twin Hills.