Where is Sitka, Alaska?
Sitka is located on the west coast of Baranof Island in Southeast Alaska, facing the Pacific Ocean. It is along the great circle route to Japan, Korea, and China. No roads connect Sitka to the rest of the State but it is easily accessible by air and water. Flight time either from Seattle or Anchorage is approximately 2.8 hours and from Juneau, as short as 30 minutes. Three barge lines serve Sitka from Seattle and the West Coast while the Alaska Marine Highway offers weekly car/passenger ferry service to and from Prince Rupert, Canada, Bellingham, WA, Ketchikan, Juneau, and Southeast Alaska villages.To learn more about Sitka, check out http://www.sitka.net.