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Utqiaġvik (formerly Barrow) is the northernmost city in the United States, located on the Arctic Ocean. It holds the title of the largest Iñupiaq settlement in Alaska. Utqiaġvik has a unique claim to fame: experiencing 24 hours of daylight from May 10 to August 2, and 24 hours of darkness from November 18 to January 23. Archaeological evidence suggests that this area has been inhabited for over 1,200 years. The name Utqiaġvik itself translates to "the place where we hunt snowy owls" in the Iñupiaq language, reflecting the importance of hunting to the community's livelihood.

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Airports near Utqiaġvik

There are a variety of airports to choose from when visiting Utqiaġvik. Here's 4 airports that serve Utqiaġvik.

Wiley Post-Will Rogers Memorial Airport

Located in Utqiaġvik itself, this is the closest airport to the city and offers commercial passenger flights. It is just a short drive away from the city centre.


Fairbanks International Airport

If you are unable to find a direct flight to Utqiaġvik, Fairbanks International Airport is a good alternative. It is approximately 500 miles south of Utqiaġvik and offers connecting flights to Utqiaġvik.


Anchorage Ted Stevens International Airport

Another option for reaching Utqiaġvik is to fly into Anchorage Ted Stevens International Airport. It is the largest airport in Alaska and offers a wide range of domestic and international flights. From Anchorage, you can take a connecting flight to Utqiaġvik.


Nome Airport

If you are looking for a more regional airport option, Nome Airport is located on the Seward Peninsula in western Alaska. It offers commercial passenger flights and can serve as a connecting point to Utqiaġvik.

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Things to do in Utqiaġvik

With a wide variety of attractions in Utqiaġvik, we've narrowed it down to our top 3 selections to make your planning easier:

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Iñupiat Heritage Center

This cultural centre is a must-visit for anyone wanting to learn about the history and way of life of the Iñupiat people, the indigenous inhabitants of the North Slope region. The centre features exhibits on traditional clothing, tools, hunting techniques, and more. Visitors can also see a replica of an underground whalebone house, a type of dwelling used by the Iñupiat for centuries.

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Whale Bone Arch

This iconic landmark is made from the jawbones of a bowhead whale. It's a popular spot for photos and offers stunning views of the Arctic Ocean. The arch is a reminder of the important role that whales have played in the lives of the Iñupiat people for generations.

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Aurora Borealis

Utqiagvik is one of the best places in the world to see the Aurora Borealis, or Northern Lights. This natural phenomenon is caused by charged particles from the sun colliding with the Earth's atmosphere. The lights can appear in a variety of colours, including green, red, purple, and white. The best time to see the Northern Lights is during the winter months, from late September to mid-April, when the skies are dark for most of the day.

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