Allakaket Airport

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Allakaket Airport
Airport typePublic
OwnerState of Alaska DOT&PF - Northern Region
ServesAllakaket, Alaska
Elevation AMSL441 ft / 134 m
Coordinates66°33′07″N 152°37′20″W / 66.55194°N 152.62222°W / 66.55194; -152.62222
Direction Length Surface
ft m
5/23 4,000 1,219 Gravel
Statistics (2015)
Aircraft Operations1,220 (2,014)
Based Aircraft0
Freight591,000 lbs

Allakaket Airport (IATA: AET[3], ICAO: PFAL[4], FAA LID: 6A8), is a state-owned public-use airport located two nautical miles (4 km) north-northwest of the central business district of Allakaket, a city in the Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area of the U.S. state of Alaska.[1] The airport is sometimes referred to as the New Allakaket Airport because it was constructed on a site southeast of the original airport which is now closed.[5]

As per Federal Aviation Administration records, this airport had 2,505 passenger boardings (enplanements) in calendar year 2007, an increase of 27% from the 1,969 enplanements in 2006.[2]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Allakaket Airport has one runway designated 5/23 with a gravel surface measuring 4,000 by 100 feet (1,219 x 30 m). For the 12-month period ending December 31, 2005, the airport had 2,270 aircraft operations, an average of 189 per month: 53% air taxi, 46% general aviation and 1% military.[1]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

The following airlines offer scheduled passenger service at this airport:

Wright Air Service Bettles, Fairbanks, Hughes[6]


Carrier shares: January – December 2015[7]
Carrier   Passengers (arriving and departing)
Wright Air
Top domestic destinations: Jan. – Dec. 2015[7]
Rank City Airport Passengers
1 Fairbanks, AK Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) 1,620
2 Hughes, AK Hughes Airport (HUS) 30
3 Bettles, AK Bettles Airport (BTT) 10
4 Huslia, AK Huslia Airport (HSL) 10


  1. ^ a b c FAA Airport Master Record for 6A8 (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2008-07-31.
  2. ^ a b Preliminary CY 2007 Passenger Boarding and All-Cargo Data. Federal Aviation Administration. 2017-01-10.
  3. ^ AET: Allakaket Airport, Alaska. Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 2008-09-21.
  4. ^ PFAL: Allakaket Airport, Alaska. Retrieved 2008-09-21.
  5. ^ Annotated aerial photo showing new airport southeast of old airport. WikiMapia. Retrieved 2008-09-21.
  6. ^ "Schedule". Wright Air Service. Retrieved January 10, 2017.
  7. ^ a b "Akiak, AK: Akiak (AKI)". 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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