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Woodchopper, Alaska

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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Woodchopper ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Tanana. It is located about 32 miles [51 km] to the west of Woodchopper. Tanana has a population of 260 people.<1>

The following is a sample of nearby communities: Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Woodchopper and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   DirectionDistance
Eureka   [Map]     E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Manley Hot Springs   [Map]     E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Minto   [Map]     E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Rampart   [Map]     NE   39 miles [62.8 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Woodchopper ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some 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.

Caribou Crossing   -   38 miles [61.2 km] to the Southeast of Woodchopper   [Map]
Eureka   -   24 miles [38.6 km] to the East   [Map]
Flag Crossing   -   29 miles [46.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Jennie M. Crossing   -   20 miles [32.2 km] to the East   [Map]
Manley Hot Springs   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Rampart   -   39 miles [62.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Rock Crossing   -   33 miles [53.1 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Scotchmans Crossing   -   26 miles [41.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Manley Hot Springs Airport(ICAO: PAML)   [Map]   MLY   ESE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Ralph M. Calhoun Meml.(TAL/PATA)   [Map]   TAL   WNW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Rampart Airport(IATA:RMP)   [Map]   RMP   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Minto Airport(IATA:MNT)   [Map]   51Z   E   48 miles [77.2 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 Woodchopper.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Woodchopper. 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
Fairbanks Intl. (FAI/PAFA)   [Map]   FAI   E   93 miles [149.7 km]
Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl. (ANC/PANC)   [Map]   ANC   S   269 miles [432.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Manley Hot Springs Airport(ICAO: PAML)   [Map]   MLY   ESE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Ralph M. Calhoun Meml.(TAL/PATA)   [Map]   TAL   WNW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Rampart Airport(IATA:RMP)   [Map]   RMP   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Minto Airport(IATA:MNT)   [Map]   51Z   E   48 miles [77.2 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
Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl.   (ANC/PANC)   [Map]
        Website for Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Manley Hot Springs Airport   (ICAO: PAML)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Ralph M. Calhoun Meml.   (TAL/PATA)   [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 Woodchopper. 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 Woodchopper.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Woodchopper. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 65.0511, Longitude: -151.0094     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Woodchopper 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 Woodchopper), 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 Woodchopper.