|IATA: TKA – ICAO: PATK – FAA LID: TKA
– WMO: 70251
|Owner||State of Alaska DOT&PF - Central Region|
|Elevation AMSL||358 ft / 109 m|
Talkeetna Airport (IATA: TKA, ICAO: PATK, FAA LID: TKA) is a state-owned public-use airport located one nautical mile (2 km) east of the central business district of Talkeetna, in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough of the U.S. state of Alaska.
This airport is included in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015, which categorized it as a general aviation airport. As per Federal Aviation Administration records, the airport had 1,150 passenger boardings (enplanements) in calendar year 2008.
Air services operating from the airport include Sheldon Air Service, Talkeetna Aero Services, K2 Aviation, Talkeetna Air Taxi.
Facilities and aircraft
Talkeetna Airport covers an area of 624 acres (253 ha) at an elevation of 358 feet (109 m) above mean sea level. Its one runway is designated 18/36 and has an asphalt pavement measuring 3,500 by 75 feet (1,067 x 23 m). It also has one helipad designated H1 with a gravel surface measuring 480 by 85 feet (146 x 26 m).
For the 12-month period ending December 31, 2009, the airport had 30,000 aircraft operations, an average of 82 per day: 67% general aviation, 32% air taxi, and 2% military. At that time there were 25 aircraft based at this airport: 96% single-engine, and 4% multi-engine.
- FAA Airport Master Record for TKA ( PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective August 25, 2011.
- "2011–2015 NPIAS Report, Appendix A (PDF, 2.03 MB)" (PDF). National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems. Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2010.
- "Enplanements for CY 2008 (PDF, 1.0 MB)" (PDF). CY 2008 Passenger Boarding and All-Cargo Data. Federal Aviation Administration. December 18, 2009.
- Topographic map from USGS The National Map
- FAA Terminal Procedures for TKA, effective April 30, 2015
- Resources for this airport:
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