Anaktuvuk Pass Airport

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Anaktuvuk Pass Airport
AKP-Aerial Map.jpg
Airport type Public
Owner North Slope Borough
Serves Anaktuvuk Pass, Alaska
Elevation AMSL 2,102 ft / 641 m
Coordinates 68°08′01″N 151°44′36″W / 68.13361°N 151.74333°W / 68.13361; -151.74333Coordinates: 68°08′01″N 151°44′36″W / 68.13361°N 151.74333°W / 68.13361; -151.74333
AKP is located in Alaska
Location of airport in Alaska
Direction Length Surface
ft m
2/20 4,800 1,463 Gravel
Statistics (2006)
Aircraft operations 3,600
Source: Federal Aviation Administration[1]

Anaktuvuk Pass Airport (IATA: AKP[2]ICAO: PAKPFAA LID: AKP) is a public use airport located in Anaktuvuk Pass,[1] a city in the North Slope Borough of the U.S. state of Alaska. The airport is owned by North Slope Borough.[1]

As per Federal Aviation Administration records, the airport had 3,832 passenger boardings (enplanements) in calendar year 2008,[3] 3,856 enplanements in 2009, and 4,031 in 2010.[4] It is included in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015, which categorized it as a non-primary commercial service airport (between 2,500 and 10,000 enplanements per year).[5]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Anaktuvuk Pass Airport resides at elevation of 2,102 feet (641 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 2/20 with a gravel surface measuring 4,800 by 100 feet (1,463 x 30 m).[1] For the 12-month period ending January 1, 2006, the airport had 3,600 aircraft operations, an average of 300 per month: 89% air taxi and 11% general aviation.[1]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

The following airlines offer scheduled passenger service at this airport:

Airlines Destinations
Warbelow's Air Ventures Bettles, Fairbanks
Wright Air Service Bettles, Fairbanks [6]


Carrier shares: January – December 2012[7]
Carrier Passengers (arriving and departing)
Top domestic destinations: Jan. – Dec. 2012[7]
Rank City Airport Passengers
1 Fairbanks, AK Fairbanks International (FAI) 2,960
2 Bettles, AK Bettles Airport (BTT) 30
3 Coldfoot, AK Coldfoot Airport (CXF) 20


  1. ^ a b c d e FAA Airport Master Record for AKP (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective November 15, 2012.
  2. ^ "IATA Airport Code Search (AKP: Anaktuvuk Pass)". International Air Transport Association. Retrieved July 27, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Enplanements for CY 2008" (PDF, 1.0 MB). CY 2008 Passenger Boarding and All-Cargo Data. Federal Aviation Administration. December 18, 2009. 
  4. ^ "Enplanements for CY 2010" (PDF, 189 KB). CY 2010 Passenger Boarding and All-Cargo Data. Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2011. 
  5. ^ "2011–2015 NPIAS Report, Appendix A" (PDF, 2.03 MB). National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems. Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2010. 
  6. ^ "Flight Schedule". Wright Air Service. Retrieved June 15, 2012. 
  7. ^ a b "Anaktuvuk Pass, AK: Anaktuvuk Pass Airport (AKP)". Bureau of Transportation Statistics. December 2012. Retrieved July 27, 2013. 

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