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Akutan, Alaska (KQA) 

Akutan, Alaska has a population of 713 and is located in Alaska's Aleutians East county. The city is about 761 miles away from Anchorage and 1,917 miles from Seattle. Akutan is located on one of the Krenitzin Islands of the Fox Island group. Akutan lies in the maritime climate zone, with cool summers and mild winters. The average temperatures vary between 22 and 55°F.

 Akutan began in 1878 as a trading port for the Western Fur & Trading Company and a fur storage. Later a commercial cod fishing and processing business was established. A Russian Orthodox church and a school were built in 1878. Akutan residents were evacuated to the Ketchikan area by the U.S. government after the Japanese attacked Unalaska in June 1942. The village was re-established in 1944 and incorporated in 1979. 16.4% of the population are Alaska Native or part Native.

  The majority of the population in Akutan are employed with commercial fish processing - mainly for cod, crab, pollock and fish meal. Subsistence foods include salmon, seal, herring, clams, halibut, wild cattle and game birds.

 The only transportation means into Akutan are boats and amphibious aircraft. There is no harbor, but there is a dock. The daily air service is provided from nearby Unalaska. During winter months the accessibility may be limited by high waves.

 At CheapFlightBooking.com you will be able to find cheap domestic and international air fares from all over the world to Akutan, Alaska. Book your trip now!

 



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