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Facts and Stats

  • Access:
    • By air, 35 minutes from Anchorage.
    • By road, 305 miles from Anchorage and 365 miles from Fairbanks via the all weather Richardson and Glenn highways.
    • By sea, Alaska Marine Highway System ferries, excursion boats, and many cruise ships.
  • Port Traffic:
    • 70 cruise ship and 640 tanker dockings per year.
  • Lodging:
    • Over 500 rooms in hotels and bed & breakfasts available year-round, additional rooms available in summer.
  • Convention Center:
    • Valdez Convention & Civic Center has more than 20,000 square feet of meeting space
  • Population:
    • 4486 people
  • Industries:
    • Petroleum, Fishing, Travel & Tourism, Shipping.
  • Weather:
    • Temperate year-round climate with summer highs in the 60s and 70s and the winter highs in the 20s (Fahrenheit)


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