Childs Glacier Lodge is located 49 miles from Cordova, Alaska.  Cordova is a small South Central Alaska commercial fishing town that is famous for the local residents friendly attitude and the local seafood, especially the world famous Copper River Salmon.  There is a commercial airport which has four flights a day that include Alaska Airlines (jets) and Era Aviation (commuter aircraft).  The lodge is accessible by boat or small plane due to the the river washing out the Copper River Highway.