This signpost in Fairbanks, Alaska gives distances to cities around the world. Cities in Alaska itself are listed in the top section, those outside the state at the bottom.
Distances are far within Alaska. It is amazing how far it might be to the next town. And in the case of small towns, they may even be inaccessible by road during the winter.
That's why there are more private pilots in Alaska than anywhere else.
Skagway has its
but at least you are
in the right direction.