Aleknagik Airport

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Aleknagik Airport
Airport type Public
Owner State of Alaska DOT&PF - Central Region
Serves Aleknagik, Alaska
Elevation AMSL 66 ft / 20 m
Coordinates 59°16′57″N 158°37′04″W / 59.28250°N 158.61778°W / 59.28250; -158.61778
Direction Length Surface
ft m
15/33 2,030 619 Gravel
Statistics (2015)
Aircraft Operations 930 (2,013)
Based Aircraft 0
Passengers 36
Freight 54,000 lbs

Aleknagik Airport (IATA: WKK[2], FAA LID: 5A8), also known as Aleknagik (New) Airport, is a state-owned, public-use airport located one nautical mile (1.85 km) east of the central business district of Aleknagik,[1] a city in the Dillingham Census Area of the U.S. state of Alaska.

This airport is included in the FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009–2013, which categorizes it as a general aviation facility.[3] The airport formerly had scheduled service provided by PenAir with flights to Dillingham.

It has a single runway and an FAA location identifier of 5A8, while Aleknagik Seaplane Base uses an FAA identifier of Z33.

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Aleknagik Airport covers an area of 51 acres (21 ha) at an elevation of 66 feet (20 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 15/33 with a gravel and dirt surface measuring 2,040 by 80 feet (622 x 24 m). For the 12-month period ending December 31, 2008, the airport had 2,500 aircraft operations, an average of 208 per month: 60% air taxi and 40% general aviation.[1]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Grant Aviation Dillingham[4]


Carrier shares: January – December 2015[5]
Carrier   Passengers (arriving and departing)
Top domestic destinations: January – December 2015[5]
Rank City Airport Passengers
1 Manokotak, AK Manokotak Airport (KMO) 6
2 Dillingham, AK Dillingham Airport (DLG) 4


  1. ^ a b c FAA Airport Master Record for 5A8 (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. effective January 5, 2017.
  2. ^ Great Circle Mapper: WKK - Aleknagik, Alaska
  3. ^ National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009–2013: Appendix A: Part 1 (PDF, 1.33 MB) Archived 2011-08-06 at the Wayback Machine.. Federal Aviation Administration. Updated 15 October 2008.
  4. ^ "Grant Aviation Schedule".  (retrieved January 11, 2017)
  5. ^ a b "Aleknagik, AK: Aleknagik (WKK)". 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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