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The midnight sun in Kotzebue

Kotzebue (Inupiaq: Qikiqtaġruk) is a town of 3,200 people in Arctic Alaska. It's an important regional hub and a launching point for flights to remote Arctic wilderness reserves.


Get in[edit]

Map of Kotzebue

View of Kotzebue, July, 2012
  • 1 Ralph Wien Memorial Airport (OTZ IATA). Flights from Anchorage, Nome and various other settlements in Alaska with Alaska Airlines, 2 Bering Air and . The airport map marker is the Alaska Airlines terminal while Ryan Air is in the same terminal as Bering Air. Ralph Wien Memorial Airport (Q2061650) on Wikidata Ralph Wien Memorial Airport on Wikipedia

Get around[edit]



Arctic tundra
  • Birdwatching
  • Hiking – Take the eight-mile (13-km) loop road across the tundra, or walk along the shore.


Local art and handicrafts.


Basic groceries are available, in addition to restaurants.




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