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Kotzebue, Alaska

Kotzebue, Alaska

Kotzebue sits on a 3-mile-long spit at the northwest end of the Baldwin Peninsula in the Kotzebue Sound. The town of over 3,000 people is the hub of commerce, culture and outdoor activity for this region. The Noatak, Kobuk and Selawik Rivers flow into the sound allowing boat traffic to carry cargo and resident into the valleys. Kotzebue is also the center of air traffic in the region.

Kotzebue has long winters and cool summers, which means there's ice in the sound from early October to early July. The average low temperature during January is minus 10; the average high during July is 58 degrees. Snowfall averages 40 inches, with total precipitation of 9 inches per year.

Weather Website

National Weather Service - Kotzebue

Airline Websites

Alaska Airlines

 ERA Alaska - Airlines

National Parks and Refuge Websites

Cape Krusenstern National Monument

Noatak National Preserve

Selawik National Wildlife Refuge

Kobuk Valley National Park

Bering Land Bridge National Preserve

Community Websites

City of Kotzebue

Nullagvik Hotel

Native Village of Kotzebue

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