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Willow, Alaska is a small town located about 70 miles north of Anchorage. Its claim to fame is being the starting point for the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, the longest sledge dog race in the world. Because of its colder winters than Anchorage, Willow is a favourite spot for dog mushers to train their sledge dog teams. While it is a small town, visitors can enjoy fishing, canoeing, and camping in the nearby recreation areas, or visit the Hatcher Pass for hiking and biking trails. In the winter, there are dog mushing tours offered, and visitors can even try their hand at driving a dog sledge team.

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Airports near Willow

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

San Francisco International Airport

Located approximately 50 miles south of Willow, SFO is the closest major international airport. It offers a wide range of domestic and international flights.


Oakland International Airport

Situated about 60 miles southwest of Willow, OAK is another convenient option for Travellers. It serves both domestic and international destinations.


Sacramento International Airport

Located around 100 miles northeast of Willow, SMF is a regional airport that offers a variety of domestic flights. It may require a longer drive but can be a viable option for some Travellers.


Fresno Yosemite International Airport

Situated approximately 150 miles southeast of Willow, FAT is another regional airport that serves domestic destinations. It may require a longer drive or a connecting flight, but it can be considered as an alternative option.

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Buy your flights to Willow and pay later

Did you know that you can buy your flights to Willow now and pay later at Alternative Airlines?

With Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL), you have the freedom to spread the cost of your flights to Willow over time, usually on a weekly, bi-weekly or monthly period! There are interest-free options available, however, you'll need to check this beforehand with the lending provider.

Using BNPL for your flights to Willow gives you greater flexibility when managing the budget for your flights, ensuring a stress-free trip!

Things to do in Willow

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

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Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Tours

Willow is known as the “Mushing Capital of the World” and for good reason. Here, you can experience the thrill of dog mushing firsthand, either riding along in a sledge or even learning how to mush your own team of Alaskan Huskies. Several companies offer dog sledging tours, which is a great way to learn about this iconic Alaskan sport and meet the amazing dogs that make it all possible.

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Hatcher Pass

A scenic mountain pass located just outside of Willow, Hatcher Pass is a popular destination for outdoor recreation. In the summer, visitors can enjoy hiking, biking, fishing, and scenic drives. In the winter, Hatcher Pass is a mecca for skiers and snowboarders. The views from the top of the pass are truly spectacular, and you can often see Denali, North America's tallest mountain, on a clear day.

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Nancy Lake State Recreation Area

This beautiful state park is home to a string of lakes, mountains, and forests. Visitors can enjoy swimming, boating, fishing, camping, and hiking in the park. Nancy Lake State Recreation Area is a great place to relax and enjoy the beauty of the Alaskan wilderness.

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