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Getting to Gates of the Arctic National Park
Driving to Gates of the Arctic
There are no roads to or in Gates of the Arctic National Park. Access is by air taxi or (very) long walks.
Flying to Gates of the Arctic
The nearest airport with major airline service and car rental is in Fairbanks (FAI), a 277 mile drive of more than 11 hours over the mostly unpaved Dalton Highway. Most visitors take a charter flight from Fairbanks, or coordinate with a private outfitter.
Below you will find a listing of the two major airports in Alaska. For each airport we give useful links for further information on the airport, as well as flight and rental car bookings. These links already have the destination airport selected for your convenience. For price searches, simply enter your origin and dates.
Fairbanks International Airport (FAI)
Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC)
Official Park Map
Below is the official park map provided by the National Park Service. You can view either the original PDF file or a simple JPEG image file (some of these files can be quite large).