The History of Kodiak Station

Kodiak Station is located on the western shore of Kodiak Island, south and adjacent to the City of Kodiak. It lies at approximately 57 46' N Latitude, 152 32' W Longitude . The community is located in the Kodiak Recording District. The area encompasses 23 sq. miles of land and 7 sq. miles of water.

This large tract of military property on Kodiak Island has been occupied since the World War II Aleutian Campaign. Originally an Army Base, it has been Naval Base and is presently a Coast Guard Base. The Air Force has also been active on Kodiak - they built a tracking station at Chiniak after the war.


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History and map graphic used with permission from the Alaska Department of Community and Economic Development