Transportation

Fly into Kenai

  • Era Aviation  and Grant Aviation are the two commuter air carriers that operate regularly scheduled flights from Anchorage to Kenai and Anchorage to Homer. This 25 minute flight traveling on a local airline is easy, convenient and a one of a kind air travel experience.
  • Rental cars and taxis service offers easy access around Kenai and to the rest of the Peninsula communities once you have arrived in Kenai.
  • The Kenai Municipal Airport also offers a float plane basin and space for private aircraft.

 

Driving Miles from Kenai

City Miles Travel Time
Anchorage 156 3 Hours
Cooper Landing 62 1 Hour
Seward 106 2 Hours
Homer 89 1.5 Hours
Ninilchik 62 1 Hour
Captain Cook 26 30 Min

 

  • Drive the 3-hour National Scenic Byway from Anchorage to Kenai.

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    Stop along with way at numerous marked scenic access viewing points, wildlife viewing stations and hiking trails. Gas stations and facilities are available one hour south of Anchorage in Girdwood and two hours into your drive time in Cooper Landing.  Public restrooms are available at numerous places along your route.

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  • Bring your RV on the scenic route.

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    RV parks, dump stations, chain retail stores and many local services are all available in Kenai will provide convenience and access to the services you need to enjoy your travels.

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  • Call 5-1-1 for travel advisories – Travelers in Alaska can obtain information about weather-related conditions, construction activities and other relevant travel information by dialing 5-1-1.

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    The system both voice and keypad activated. Travelers can also access the system by logging onto 511.alaska.gov. 

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  • Please honor the state laws- Headlights must be on at all times. Travel the posted speed limit.

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    If you are not comfortable or able to travel the full speed limit, pull over often and allow others to safely pass you. The law requires that you pull over at the nearest pull outs if you have 5 or more vehicles behind you.

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  • Accidents happen along the Seward and Sterling Highways each year due to travelers not following these state laws. If you see a driver who is driving dangerously, call 9-1-1 and report every dangerous driver.