Distance between Sitka AK and Anchorage AK
The distance from Sitka to Anchorage is 999 miles by road including 34 miles on motorways. Road takes approximately 32 hours and 38 minutes and goes through Palmer, Eagle River, Fort Richardson, Haines Junction and Chugiak.
|Shortest distance by air||589 mi ✈️|
|Car route length||999.2 mi 🚗|
|Driving time||32 h 38 min|
|Fuel amount||34 gal|
|Fuel cost||120.3 USD|
|Sitka||0 mi||00 min||0.0 gal|
F-99 241 mi, 18 h 53 min
|Tanani||241 mi||18 h 53 min||8.2 gal|
3 mi, 03 min
|Haines||244 mi||18 h 56 min||8.3 gal|
AK 7 27 mi, 29 min
|Wells||270 mi||19 h 25 min||9.1 gal|
AK 7 3 129 mi, 2 h 20 min
|Haines Junction||400 mi||21 h 46 min||13.3 gal|
1 AK 1 559 mi, 10 h 12 min
|Palmer||959 mi||31 h 58 min||32.5 gal|
AK 1 21 mi, 19 min
|Chugiak||979 mi||32 h 18 min||33.2 gal|
AK 1 7 mi, 06 min
|Eagle River||987 mi||32 h 25 min||33.4 gal|
AK 1 7 mi, 06 min
|Fort Richardson||994 mi||32 h 32 min||33.7 gal|
AK 1 6 mi, 05 min
|Anchorage||999 mi||32 h 38 min||33.9 gal|
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Sitka to Anchorage?
Fuel cost: 120.3 USD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 999.2 mi) / (Fuel consumption 29.4 mpg) * (Fuel price 3.54 USD / gal)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Sitka to Anchorage?
Driving time: 32 h 38 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
- 32 mi with a maximum speed 65 mph = 29 min
- 1 mi with a maximum speed 62 mph = 1 min
- 495 mi with a maximum speed 56 mph = 8 h 50 min
- 39 mi with a maximum speed 56 mph = 41 min
- 95 mi with a maximum speed 55 mph = 1 h 43 min
- 3 mi with a maximum speed 50 mph = 3 min
- 93 mi with a maximum speed 50 mph = 1 h 51 min
- 5 mi with a maximum speed 45 mph = 6 min
- 3 mi with a maximum speed 40 mph = 4 min
- 1 mi with a maximum speed 35 mph = 1 min
- 232 mi with a maximum speed 12 mph = 18 h 43 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Sitka to Anchorage by land?
The distance between Sitka and Anchorage is 999.2 mi by road including 34.2 mi on motorways.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Sitka and Anchorage respectively.
How far is Sitka to Anchorage by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Sitka and Anchorage is 589.1 mi.
This distance is calculated using the Haversine formula as a great-circle distance between two points on the surface of a sphere. The start and finish points are the centers of Sitka and Anchorage respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Sitka from Anchorage by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 1 h 11 min to cover the distance of 589 mi at a cruising speed of 497 mph.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 4 h 18 min to flight this distance at average speed of 136 mph.
This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, airport location and other real world factors.
How long is a helicopter ride from Sitka to Anchorage?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 3 h 57 min to cover the distance of 589 mi at a cruising speed of 149 mph.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 4 h 30 min to flight this distance at average speed of 130 mph.
This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, aerodrome location and other real world factors.
What city is halfway between Sitka and Anchorage?
The halfway point between Sitka and Anchorage is Burwash Landing. It is located about 47 mi from the exact midpoint by road.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Sitka in relation to Anchorage?
Which highway goes from Sitka to Anchorage?
The route from Sitka to Anchorage follows AK 1, 1, 3, AK 2.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
- AK 7: 39 mi
- AK 4: 14 mi
- F-99: 7 mi