BARROW, ALASKA

At 330 miles north of the Arctic Circle, Barrow is America’s most northern community with a resident population of 4,700. The locals call it “Top of the World”. The community was officially renamed to Ukpaigvik (Inupiat for “the place to hunt snowy owls”) in 2016.

will rogers airport (1 of 1)ARRIVAL AT THE WILL ROGERS AND WILEY POST AIRPORT, BARROW, ALASKA

barrow arrivals (1 of 1)BARROW ARRIVALS LOUNGE

You know you’re in Barrow when one of the 10 waiting lounge chairs is taken by a child’s mukluks!

will rogers (1 of 1)WILL ROGERS MONUMENT

The American humorist Will Rogers died with his good friend and pilot  Wiley Post  when their small plane crashed in Barrow in 1935.

SNOWY OWL (1 of 1)WELCOME TO BARROW

 

DESTINATION LOCATIONS (1 of 1)BARROW SIGN POST

BARROW CHURCH (1 of 1)PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

 

BARROW CEMETERY (1 of 1)BARROW CEMETERY

will rogers airport (1 of 1)BARROW ADVERTISEMENT

Most Inupiat kids we spoke to you were bragging about their new 4G cell phones. Perhaps it’s time for me to upgrade my old Samsung III!! 

 

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