Alitak Seaplane Base

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Alitak Seaplane Base
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner Columbia Ward Fisheries
Serves Lazy Bay, Alaska
Location Alitak
Elevation AMSL 0 ft / 0 m
Coordinates 56°53′58″N 154°14′52″W / 56.89944°N 154.24778°W / 56.89944; -154.24778Coordinates: 56°53′58″N 154°14′52″W / 56.89944°N 154.24778°W / 56.89944; -154.24778
Map
ALZ is located in Alaska
ALZ
ALZ
Location of airport in Alaska
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
NE/SW 10,000 3,048 Water
Statistics (2006)
Aircraft operations 50

Alitak Seaplane Base (IATA: ALZ[2]FAA LID: ALZ[3]) is a public use seaplane base located in Alitak, Lazy Bay, in the Kodiak Island Borough of the U.S. state of Alaska.[1] It is privately owned by Columbia Ward Fisheries.[1]

Scheduled passenger service to Kodiak, Alaska, is subsidized by the United States Department of Transportation via the Essential Air Service program.

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Alitak Seaplane Base has one seaplane landing area designated NE/SW with a water surface measuring 10,000 by 1,000 feet (3,048 x 305 m). For the 12-month period ending December 31, 2006, the airport had 50 air taxi aircraft operations, an average of 4 per month.[1]

Airline and destinations[edit]

The following airline offers scheduled passenger service:

Airlines Destinations
Island Air Service Kodiak, Moser Bay, Olga Bay [4]

Statistics[edit]

Carrier shares: January – December 2013[5]
Carrier   Passengers (arriving and departing)
Island
170(100%)
Top domestic destinations: Jan. – Dec. 2013[5]
Rank City Airport name & IATA code Passengers
2013 2012
1 Kodiak, AK Kodiak Airport (ADQ) 100 100
2 Old Harbor, AK Old Harbor Airport (OLH) <10 <10

References[edit]

Other sources[edit]

  • Essential Air Service documents (Docket DOT-OST-2000-6945) from the U.S. Department of Transportation:
    • Order 2005-3-4 (March 3, 2005): selecting Servant Air, Inc. to provide essential air service at Amook Bay, Kitoi Bay, Moser Bay, Olga Bay, Port Bailey, Port William, Seal Bay, West Point, and Zachar Bay, Alaska (Kodiak Bush), at the annual subsidy rate of $149,595 per year for the two-year period beginning with its inauguration of service.
    • Order 2007-5-18 (May 31, 2007): selecting Redemption, Inc., d/b/a Island Air Service, to provide essential air service (EAS) at Alitak, Amook Bay, Kitoi Bay, Moser Bay, Olga Bay, Port Bailey, Port Williams, Seal Bay, Uganik, West Point, Zachar Bay, Alaska (Kodiak 11), at subsidy rates of $152,534 annually, and at Karluk, Alaska, for $29,481 annually, through June 30, 2009.
    • Order 2009-4-23 (April 28, 2009): re-selecting Redemption, Inc., d/b/a Island Air Service, to provide essential air service at Alitak, Amook Bay, Kitoi Bay, Moser Bay, Olga Bay, Port Bailey, Port Williams, Seal Bay, West Point, Uganik, and Zachar Bay (Kodiak 11), Alaska, at a combined annual subsidy rate of $143,061 through October 31, 2011.
    • Order 2011-7-6 (July 19, 2011): re-selecting Redemption, Inc., d/b/a Island Air Service, to provide essential air service at Alitak, Amook Bay, Kitoi Bay, Moser Bay, Olga Bay, Port Bailey, Port Williams, Seal Bay, West Point, Uganik, and Zachar Bay, Alaska (Kodiak 11), at a combined annual subsidy rate of $144,972, from November 1, 2011, through October 31, 2013. Service levels were set at two round trips per week to Kodiak (ADQ) during the 18-week peak season and one round trip per week during the remainder of the year, all with DHC-2 Beaver aircraft.
    • Order 2013-9-12 (September 20, 2013): re-selecting Redemption Inc., d/b/a Island Air Service, to provide Essential Air Service (EAS) at Alitak, Amook Bay, Kitoi Bay, Moser Bay, Olga Bay, Port Bailey, Port Williams, Seal Bay, Uganik, West Point, and Zachar Bay, Alaska (Kodiak 11), for $124,663 annual subsidy from November 1, 2013, through October 31, 2015. Scheduled Service: 18-week peak period, 21-week shoulder, 13-week off-peak. Aircraft: DHC-2, Beaver, 6 seats.

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