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Yakutat is a town near Glacier Bay National Park in Alaska.

Icebergs in Yakutat Bay


Though Yakutat's population was only 662 in 2010, it has regular passenger flights, some in Boeing 737-400s, to its airport, which was built for an Army Air Force base during World War II.

Get in[edit]

There are no roads connecting Yakutat to other parts of Alaska.

By plane[edit]

Alaska Airlines has regular service from Seattle, Washington, and from other Alaskan destinations.

By sea[edit]

There is regular ferry service from several ports in southeast Alaska. The Alaska Marine Highway System only serves Yakutat on "cross gulf" routes.

Get around[edit]


Aerial photograph of the front of Hubbard Glacier in Yakutat Bay, November 2010


Aerial photograph: Surf's up at Ocean Cape

Yakutat is the surfing capital of Alaska.





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