Ralph Wien Memorial Airport
|Ralph Wien Memorial Airport|
|IATA: OTZ – ICAO: PAOT – FAA LID: OTZ
|Owner||Alaska DOT&PF - Northern Region|
|Elevation AMSL||14 ft / 4 m|
|Source: Federal Aviation Administration|
Ralph Wien Memorial Airport (IATA: OTZ, ICAO: PAOT, FAA LID: OTZ) is a state-owned public-use airport located one nautical mile (1.85 km) south of the central business district of Kotzebue, a city on the Baldwin Peninsula in the Northwest Arctic Borough of the U.S. state of Alaska.
Facilities and aircraft
Ralph Wien Memorial Airport covers an area of 1,480 acres (600 ha) which contains two runways. Runway 9/27 has an asphalt paved surface measuring 5,900 x 150 ft (1,798 x 46 m) and runway 17/35 has a gravel surface measuring 3,876 x 90 ft (1,181 x 27 m).
For the 12-month period ending April 11, 2008, the airport had 59,860 aircraft operations, an average of 164 per day: 62% general aviation, 33% air taxi, 3% scheduled commercial and 2% military. There are 52 aircraft based at this airport: 77% single engine and 23% multi-engine.
Airlines and non-stop destinations
|Alaska Airlines||Nome, Anchorage|
|Bering Air||Ambler, Buckland, Deering, Kiana, Kivalina, Kobuk, Noatak, Nome, Noorvik, Point Hope, Selawik, Shungnak|
|Era Alaska||Ambler, Noatak, Noorvik, Selawik, Kiana, Deering, Point Hope|
- Alaska FAA airport diagram (GIF)
- FAA Terminal Procedures for OTZ, effective June 26, 2014
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