Akiachak Airport

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Akiachak Airport
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Summary
Airport type Public
Owner State of Alaska DOT&PF
Serves Akiachak, Alaska
Elevation AMSL 25 ft / 8 m
Coordinates 60°54′22″N 161°25′37″W / 60.90611°N 161.42694°W / 60.90611; -161.42694
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
1/19 3,300 1,006 Gravel
Statistics (2015)
Aircraft Operations 3,000 (2,014)
Based Aircraft 0
Passengers 5,094
Freight 192,000 lbs
Source: FAA[1][2]

Akiachak Airport (IATA: Z13) is a state-owned public-use airport located in Akiachak, in the Bethel Census Area of the U.S. state of Alaska.[1]

As per Federal Aviation Administration records, this airport had 2,607 passenger boardings (enplanements) in calendar year 2007, an increase of 44% from the 1,811 enplanements in 2006.[2]

Facilities[edit]

Akiachak Airport has one runway designated 1/19 with a 3,300 by 60 ft (1,004 x 18 m) gravel surface. For the 12-month period ending August 26, 2005, the airport had 3,000 aircraft operations, an average of 250 per month, all of which were air taxi.[1]

The state has plans to acquire 236 acres (0.96 km2) to relocate the airport and build a new 3,300-foot (1,000 m) runway.[3][4]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Yute Air Akiak, Bethel, Kwethluk, Tuluksak [5]

Statistics[edit]

Carrier shares: January – December 2015[6]
Carrier   Passengers (arriving and departing)
Yute Air
3,160(69.99%)
Hageland
1,790(35.20%)
Grant
140(2.81%)
Top domestic destinations: Jan. – Dec. 2015[6]
Rank City Airport name & IATA code Passengers
1 Bethel, AK Bethel (BET) 2,560
2 Akiak, AK Akiak (AKI) 60
3 Tuluksak, AK Tuluksak (TLT) 40
4 Aniak, AK Aniak (ANI) 20
5 Kwethluk, AK Kwethluk (KWT) 10

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c FAA Airport Master Record for Z13 (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2008-07-31.
  2. ^ a b Preliminary CY 2007 Passenger Boarding and All-Cargo Data. Federal Aviation Administration. 2008-07-17.
  3. ^ Akiachak Airport Relocation. Online Public Notice. State of Alaska. 2007-10-30.
  4. ^ Akiachak Airport Relocation (PDF). State of Alaska Capital Project Summary. Department of Transportation and Public Facilities. 2007-12-10.
  5. ^ "Yute Air Destinations".  (retrieved January 9, 2017)
  6. ^ a b "Akiachak, AK: Akiachak (Z13)". Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA), U.S. Department of Transportation. December 2015. Retrieved January 10, 2017. 


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