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Yistletaw, Alaska

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Yistletaw ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Galena. It is located about 15 miles [24 km] to the east of Yistletaw. Galena has a population of 490 people.<1>

The next largest community is Nulato. It is located about 22 miles [35 km] to the west of Yistletaw and has a population of 260 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 starting from Yistletaw and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2016
Koyukuk   [Map]   93   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]

Curious and Interesting Names Near Yistletaw ...

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 Yistletaw, Galena is located 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East.   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Koyukuk Airport(KYU/PFKU)   [Map]   KYU   WNW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Edward G. Pitka Sr. Airport(GAL/PAGA)   [Map]   GAL   ESE   14 miles [22.5 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 Yistletaw.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Yistletaw. 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

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Edward G. Pitka Sr. Airport(GAL/PAGA)   [Map]   GAL   ESE   14 miles [22.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Koyukuk Airport(KYU/PFKU)   [Map]   KYU   WNW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Ruby Airport(RBY/PARY)   [Map]   RBY   E   56 miles [90.1 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.

Fairbanks Intl.   (FAI/PAFA)   [Map]
        Website for Fairbanks International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Edward G. Pitka Sr. Airport   (GAL/PAGA)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Koyukuk Airport   (KYU/PFKU)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Ruby Airport   (RBY/PARY)   [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 Yistletaw. 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 Yistletaw.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Yistletaw. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 64.8225, Longitude: -157.3725     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Yistletaw 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 Yistletaw), 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 Yistletaw.