Buckland Airport

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Buckland Airport
Airport type Public
Owner State of Alaska DOT&PF - Northern Region
Serves Buckland, Alaska
Elevation AMSL 31 ft / 9 m
Coordinates 65°58′54″N 161°08′57″W / 65.98167°N 161.14917°W / 65.98167; -161.14917
Direction Length Surface
ft m
11/29 3,200 975 Gravel

Buckland Airport (IATA: BKCICAO: PABLFAA LID: BVK, formerly 7K5) is a state-owned public-use airport located one nautical mile (1.85 km) southwest of the central business district of Buckland,[1] a city in the Northwest Arctic Borough of the U.S. state of Alaska. The airport is situated on the Buckland River.

Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, this airport is assigned BVK by the FAA[1] and BKC by the IATA[2] (which assigned BVK to Huacaraje, Bolivia[3]). The airport's ICAO identifier is PABL.[4]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Buckland Airport covers an area of 184 acres (74 ha) at an elevation of 31 feet (9 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 11/29 with a gravel surface measuring 3,200 by 75 feet (975 x 23 m).[1]

Airlines and non-stop destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Bering Air Deering, Kotzebue[5]
Era Alaska Kotzebue[6]


  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for BVK (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2009-07-02.
  2. ^ Great Circle Mapper: BKC / PABL - Buckland, Alaska
  3. ^ Great Circle Mapper: BVK / SLHJ - Huacaraje, Bolivia
  4. ^ "Alaskan ICAO Identifiers". Federal Aviation Administration. Retrieved 2009-08-07. 
  5. ^ Bering Air: Kotzebue Flight Schedule (PDF). Retrieved 29-Aug-2007.
  6. ^ Era Alaska Timetable (PDF). Retrieved April 17, 2011.

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