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Nuiqsut in the Distance
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Nuiqsut in the Distance
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Nuiqsut Post Office

Village of Nuiqsut
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Village of Nuiqsut
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Nuiqsut Fire Station


City of Nuiqsut
P.O. Box 148
Nuiqsut, AK 99789
(907) 480-6727

Knukpik Corp.
P.O. Box 187
Nuiqsut, AK 99789


Kuukpik Presbyterian 
Box 89-307 Nuiqsut, AK 99789


Kuukpik Hotel
PO Box 89137
Nuiqsut, AK 99789

Kuukpik Arctic Catering
PO Box 137
Nuiqsut, AK 99789
(907) 480-5550
Restaurant and Hotel - A Kuukpik Inupiat Corporation Subsidiary


Trapper School, Nuiqsut Alaska
3310 3rd Ave.
Nuiqsut, AK 99789
North Slope County
Phone: (907) 480-6712


Frontier Flying Service
(907) 480-2151
(907) 480-6512 fax
Air Carrier Freight

Kuupik Northern Air Cargo
PO Box 187
Nuiqsut, AK 99789
(907) 480-6220
Air Freight

Hageland Aviation Services, Inc.
(907) 480-2151
Air Taxi/Commuter


Kuukpik Hardware
PO Box 187
Nuiqsut, AK 99746
(907) 480-6711
Hardware, Fuel Sales and Service - A Kuukpik Corporation Subsidiary

Kuukpik AC Store
PO Box 207
Nuiqsut, AK 99789
(907) 480-6312 || (907) 480-6313 fax
Groceries, Retail Sales

Located on the west bank of the Nechelik Channel of the Colville River Delta, about 35 miles from the Beaufort Sea coast, 60 miles west of Prudhoe Bay, 380 miles north of Fairbanks.

TRANSPORTATION: Charter plane from Prudhoe Bay or Barrow.

POPULATION:  420  (1998)

EMERGENCY SERVICES: Public Safety Officer, phone (907) 480-6111; Clinic, phone (907) 480-6729; Fire Department, phone (907) 480-6611


COMMUNICATIONS:  Phones; mail plane; radio and TV

CLIMATE:  Temperature remains below freezing most of the year, rising above freezing only 122 per year.  July is the warmest month.  Precipitation measures 5 - 6 inches per year. Total snowfall averages 20 inches.


  • There is a Laundromat Available

  • No Banking Services

  • No Guide Services

  • No major repair services

  • No Rental Transportation

  • No moorage facilities

  • No Sewage System

  • Alcoholic Beverages Prohibited

The community is served by a Presbyterian Church. There is a school with grades Preschool through 12. There is a public electricity system and water is delivered from a freshwater lagoon. Freight arrives by barge or plane.  Community spirit is high in this remote Alaskan Village.  There are activities year around involving the local members of the community.


Nuiqsut residents have access to the Dalton Highway 4 months out of the year. It is the most northern town with road access.

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