Most of the Arctic, like most of the world, is commonly owned. With ownership comes the obligation to manage our resources for the benefit of the total. To do that, we must understand the reality, the richness, and the responsibility of the North.

– Governor Walter J. Hickel, Founder

Travel and Accommodations

Alaska Airlines Discount Code: ECMV715 - for 7% discount (for use starting Sept. 8) 

Nome * October 6-7

  • Flights: Multiple flight options between Anchorage and Nome, both nonstop and one stop in Kotzebue, at http://www.alaskaair.com, with prices at $163 one way. 

  • Hotel: Aurora Inn and & Suites (907-443-3838) - room rates are varied from standard to premium ($165-220 per night). Group name: Institute of the North.

Koztebue * October 8-9

  • Flights: Multiple flight options between Anchorage and Kotzebue, both nonstop and one stop in Nome, at http://www.alaskaair.com, with prices at $170 one way. If you are traveling from Nome to Kotzebue, we recommend Flight 155 at 6:35pm, on Tuesday, the 7th.

  • Hotel: Nullagvik Hotel (907-442-3331), Standard room $259, Group Name: Institute of the North

Barrow * October 10-11

  • Flights: Multiple flight options at http://www.alaskaair.com between Anchorage and Barrow, with returns suggested for the late flight on the 11th or anytime the 12th. If you are traveling from Kotzebue to Barrow, a charter will leave at 6pm on October 9 on Bering Air (RSVP to Kristina Baiborodova at 907-786-6360). 

  • Hotel: Top of the World Hotel (907-852-3900), Standard room $226, Group reservation: 32563