Alakanuk Airport

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Alakanuk Airport
AUK-Aerial Map.jpg
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner Alaska DOT&PF - Northern Region
Serves Alakanuk, Alaska
Elevation AMSL 21.7 ft / 7 m
Coordinates 62°40′59″N 164°43′19.9″W / 62.68306°N 164.722194°W / 62.68306; -164.722194Coordinates: 62°40′59″N 164°43′19.9″W / 62.68306°N 164.722194°W / 62.68306; -164.722194
Map
AUK is located in Alaska
AUK
AUK
Location of airport in Alaska
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
16/34 4,000 1,219 Gravel
Statistics (2015)
Aircraft Operations 0 (2,012)
Based Aircraft 0
Passengers 5,933
Freight 1,041,000 lbs

Alakanuk Airport (IATA: AUK[2]ICAO: PAUK[3]FAA LID: AUK) is a state owned, public use airport located 2 nautical miles (3.7 km) west of the central business district of Alakanuk,[1] a city in the Kusilvak Census Area of the U.S. state of Alaska.

As per Federal Aviation Administration records, the airport had 4,015 passenger boardings (enplanements) in calendar year 2008,[4] 3,302 enplanements in 2009, and 3,213 in 2010.[5] 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).[6]

Facilities[edit]

Alakanuk Airport was moved to a new location in 2012;[7][8][9] previously, it was located southwest of the town, at an elevation of 10 feet (3 m) above mean sea level. It had one runway designated 18/36 with a gravel and dirt surface measuring 2,200 by 55 feet (671 x 17 m).[10] The new airport is at an elevation of 21.7 feet (6.6 m) above mean sea level, and has one gravel runway designated 16/34 with a gravel surface measuring 4,000 by 75 feet (1,219 by 23 m).[1]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

The following airlines offer scheduled passenger service at this airport:

Airlines Destinations
Ravn Connect
operated by Hageland Aviation
St. Mary's, Bethel, Kotlik, Mountain Village
Grant Aviation Emmonak, Sheldon Point[11]

Statistics[edit]

Carrier shares: January – December 2015[12]
Carrier Passengers (arriving and departing)
Grant Aviation
4,280(72.21%)
Hageland
1,650(27.79%)
Top domestic destinations: Jan. – Dec. 2015[12]
Rank City Airport name & IATA code Passengers
1 Emmonak, AK Emmonak Airport (EMK) 1,260
2 Bethel, AK Bethel Airport (BET) 840
3 St. Mary's, AK St. Mary's Airport (KSM) 690
4 Kotlik, AK Kotlik Airport (KOT) 80
5 Mountain Village, AK Mountain Village Airport (MOU) 80

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c FAA Airport Master Record for AUK (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective January 5, 2017.
  2. ^ "IATA Airport Code Search (AUK: Alakanuk)". International Air Transport Association. Retrieved July 27, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Alaskan ICAO Identifiers". Federal Aviation Administration. Retrieved July 27, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Enplanements for CY 2008" (PDF, 1.0 MB). CY 2008 Passenger Boarding and All-Cargo Data. Federal Aviation Administration. December 18, 2009. 
  5. ^ "Enplanements for CY 2010" (PDF, 189 KB). CY 2010 Passenger Boarding and All-Cargo Data. Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2011. 
  6. ^ "2011–2015 NPIAS Report, Appendix A" (PDF). National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems. Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2010. Archived from the original (PDF, 2.03 MB) on September 27, 2012. 
  7. ^ "New Alakanuk Airport opens". The Tundra Drums. 40 (15). October 18, 2012. p. 1. 
  8. ^ "Alakanuk Airport Relocation". Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities. June 20, 2005. Archived from the original on February 4, 2012. 
  9. ^ "Annotated aerial photo of current and planned airports". WikiMapia. Retrieved September 17, 2008. 
  10. ^ FAA Airport Master Record for AUK Federal Aviation Administration. Effective August 30, 2007.
  11. ^ "Schedule".  (retrieved January 10, 2017)
  12. ^ a b "Alakanuk, AK: Alakanuk Airport (AUK)". Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA), U.S. Department of Transportation. December 2013. Retrieved January 10, 2017. 

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