Distance between Lower Post BC and Anchorage AK

The distance from Lower Post to Anchorage is 1,592 kilometers by road including 55 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 18 hours and 14 minutes and goes through Whitehorse, Watson Lake, Porter Creek, Palmer, Eagle River and Fort Richardson.

Shortest distance by air 1,173 km ✈️
Car route length 1,592 km 🚗
Driving time 18 h 14 min
Fuel amount 127.4 L
Fuel cost 240.8 CAD
Click here to load the interactive map
Compare this route in other services:
City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Lower Post 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
97 1 23 km, 17 min
Watson Lake 23 km 0:17 17 min 1.6 L
1 274 km, 3 h 04 min
Teslin 297 km 3:21 3 h 21 min 22.6 L
1 161 km, 1 h 55 min
Whitehorse 459 km 5:17 5 h 17 min 36.2 L
1 9 km, 06 min
Porter Creek 468 km 5:24 5 h 24 min 37.2 L
1 146 km, 1 h 47 min
Haines Junction 613 km 7:11 7 h 11 min 46.7 L
1 AK 1 913 km, 10 h 23 min
Palmer 1,527 km 17:35 17 h 35 min 121.6 L
AK 1 45 km, 26 min
Eagle River 1,572 km 18:01 18 h 01 min 125.0 L
AK 1 12 km, 06 min
Fort Richardson 1,584 km 18:08 18 h 08 min 126.5 L
AK 1 9 km, 05 min
Anchorage 1,592 km 18:14 18 h 14 min 127.1 L
City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Lower Post 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
97 1 23 km, 17 min
Watson Lake 23 km 0:17 17 min 1.6 L
1 12 km, 08 min
Upper Liard 35 km 0:25 25 min 2.8 L
1 262 km, 2 h 55 min
Teslin 297 km 3:21 3 h 21 min 22.6 L
1 90 km, 1 h 03 min
Jakes Corner 387 km 4:25 4 h 25 min 28.4 L
1 38 km, 28 min
McClintock 425 km 4:53 4 h 53 min 33.5 L
1 34 km, 23 min
Whitehorse 459 km 5:17 5 h 17 min 36.2 L
1 9 km, 06 min
Porter Creek 468 km 5:24 5 h 24 min 37.2 L
1 20 km, 14 min
Takhini 488 km 5:38 5 h 38 min 37.6 L
1 64 km, 46 min
Champagne 552 km 6:25 6 h 25 min 41.7 L
1 61 km, 45 min
Haines Junction 613 km 7:11 7 h 11 min 46.7 L
1 100 km, 1 h 09 min
Burwash Landing 713 km 8:20 8 h 20 min 54.6 L
1 192 km, 2 h 08 min
Beaver Creek 905 km 10:29 10 h 29 min 72.2 L
1 AK 2 97 km, 1 h 05 min
Northway Junction 1,003 km 11:34 11 h 34 min 79.7 L
AK 2 77 km, 52 min
Tok 1,080 km 12:26 12 h 26 min 86.2 L
AK 2 AK 1 121 km, 1 h 24 min
Indian River 1,201 km 13:51 13 h 51 min 94.5 L
AK 1 23 km, 17 min
Chistochina 1,225 km 14:08 14 h 08 min 97.8 L
AK 1 43 km, 29 min
Gakona 1,267 km 14:37 14 h 37 min 100.6 L
AK 1 11 km, 08 min
Gakona Junction 1,279 km 14:46 14 h 46 min 102.2 L
AK 1 24 km, 16 min
Glennallen 1,302 km 15:02 15 h 02 min 104.0 L
AK 1 40 km, 27 min
Mendeltna Creek Lodge 1,342 km 15:29 15 h 29 min 106.1 L
AK 1 28 km, 18 min
Nelchina 1,370 km 15:48 15 h 48 min 108.6 L
AK 1 28 km, 18 min
Eureka Roadhouse 1,398 km 16:07 16 h 07 min 110.6 L
AK 1 104 km, 1 h 10 min
Sutton 1,502 km 17:17 17 h 17 min 120.1 L
AK 1 25 km, 17 min
Palmer 1,527 km 17:34 17 h 34 min 121.6 L
AK 1 22 km, 13 min
Eklutna 1,549 km 17:48 17 h 48 min 123.9 L
AK 1 6 km, 03 min
Peters Creek 1,555 km 17:51 17 h 51 min 124.3 L
AK 1 5 km, 02 min
Chugiak 1,560 km 17:54 17 h 54 min 124.5 L
AK 1 12 km, 06 min
Eagle River 1,572 km 18:01 18 h 01 min 125.0 L
AK 1 12 km, 06 min
Fort Richardson 1,584 km 18:08 18 h 08 min 126.5 L
AK 1 9 km, 05 min
Anchorage 1,592 km 18:13 18 h 13 min 127.1 L

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to drive from Lower Post to Anchorage?

Fuel cost: 240.8 CAD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 1,592 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.89 CAD / L)

You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.

How long is a car ride from Lower Post to Anchorage?

Driving time: 18 h 14 min

This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.

  • 52 km with a maximum speed 105 km/h = 29 min
  • 2 km with a maximum speed 100 km/h = 1 min
  • 984 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 10 h 55 min
  • 153 km with a maximum speed 89 km/h = 1 h 43 min
  • 5 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 3 min
  • 381 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 4 h 45 min
  • 8 km with a maximum speed 72 km/h = 6 min
  • 5 km with a maximum speed 64 km/h = 4 min
  • 2 km with a maximum speed 56 km/h = 1 min
  • 2 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 2 min

The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.

How far is Lower Post to Anchorage by land?

The distance between Lower Post and Anchorage is 1,592 km by road including 55 km on motorways.

Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Lower Post and Anchorage respectively.

How far is Lower Post to Anchorage by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Lower Post and Anchorage is 1,173 km.

This distance is calculated using the Haversine formula as a great-circle distance between two points on the surface of a sphere. The start and finish points are the centers of Lower Post and Anchorage respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Lower Post from Anchorage by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 1 h 27 min to cover the distance of 1,173 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 5 h 19 min to flight this distance at average speed of 220 km/h.

This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, airport location and other real world factors.

How long is a helicopter ride from Lower Post to Anchorage?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 4 h 53 min to cover the distance of 1,173 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 5 h 35 min to flight this distance at average speed of 210 km/h.

This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, aerodrome location and other real world factors.

What city is halfway between Lower Post and Anchorage?

The halfway point between Lower Post and Anchorage is Burwash Landing. It is located about 83 km from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from Burwash Landing to Lower Post is 713 km and driving will take about 8 h 20 min. The road between Burwash Landing and Anchorage has length 879 km and will take approximately 9 h 53 min.

The other cities located close to halfway point:

  • Beaver Creek is in 905 km from Lower Post and 687 km from Anchorage
  • Haines Junction is in 613 km from Lower Post and 979 km from Anchorage
  • Northway Junction is in 1,003 km from Lower Post and 590 km from Anchorage

Where is Lower Post in relation to Anchorage?

Lower Post is located 1,173 km east of Anchorage.

Lower Post has geographic coordinates: latitude 59.92424, longitude -128.49622.

Anchorage has geographic coordinates: latitude 61.21631, longitude -149.89485.

Which highway goes from Lower Post to Anchorage?

The route from Lower Post to Anchorage follows 1, AK 1, AK 2.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • 2: 75 km
  • AK 4: 22 km
  • 97: 10 km
Have any questions? Contact us!