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Womens Bay, Alaska

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Womens Bay.

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Around Womens Bay ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Kodiak. It is located about 14 miles [22 km] to the northeast of Womens Bay. Kodiak has a population of 6,200 people.<1>

The next largest community is Old Harbor. It is located about 40 miles [64 km] to the southwest of Womens Bay and has a population of 220 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 driving it.<2>

Community   2016
Larsen Bay   [Map]   87   W   49 miles [78.9 km]
Ouzinkie   [Map]   161   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Port Lions   [Map]   194   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   DirectionDistance
Aleneva   [Map]     N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Aleut Village   [Map]     N   23 miles [37 km]
Chiniak   [Map]     E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Port Wakefield   [Map]     NW   28 miles [45.1 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Womens Bay ...

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 Womens Bay, Eagle Harbor is located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South.   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Womens Bay.

We're compiling a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Womens Bay. 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 Womens Bay ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Kodiak Airport(KDK/PADQ)   [Map]   ADQ   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Kodiak Muni.   [Map]   KDK   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Port Lions Airport(IATA:ORI)   [Map]   ORI   NNW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Ouzinkie Airport(IATA:KOZ)   [Map]   4K5   NNE   17 miles [27.4 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 Womens Bay.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Womens Bay. 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
Homer Airport(HOM/PAHO)   [Map]   HOM   NNE   142 miles [228.5 km]
Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl. (ANC/PANC)   [Map]   ANC   NNE   258 miles [415.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Kodiak Airport(KDK/PADQ)   [Map]   ADQ   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Kodiak Muni.   [Map]   KDK   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Port Lions Airport(IATA:ORI)   [Map]   ORI   NNW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Ouzinkie Airport(IATA:KOZ)   [Map]   4K5   NNE   17 miles [27.4 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.

Homer Airport   (HOM/PAHO)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl.   (ANC/PANC)   [Map]
        Website for Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Kodiak Airport   (KDK/PADQ)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Larsen Bay Airport   (KLN/PALB)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Womens Bay. 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 Womens Bay.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Womens Bay. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 57.6822, Longitude: -152.6686     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Womens Bay 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 Womens Bay), 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 Womens Bay.