|Owner||Alaska DOT&PF - Northern Region|
|Elevation AMSL||334 ft / 102 m|
Ambler Airport (IATA: ABL, ICAO: PAFM, FAA LID: AFM) is a state-owned public-use airport located one nautical mile (1.85 km) north of the central business district of Ambler, a city in the Northwest Arctic Borough of the U.S. state of Alaska.
As per Federal Aviation Administration records, the airport had 2,357 passenger boardings (enplanements) in calendar year 2008, an increase of 0.13% from the 2,354 enplanements in 2007. 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.
Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, this airport is assigned AFM by the FAA and ABL by the IATA. The airport's ICAO identifier is PAFM.
Ambler Airport covers an area of 272 acres (110 ha) at an elevation of 334 feet (102 m) above mean sea level. It has two runways with gravel surfaces: 9/27 measures 2,400 by 60 feet (732 x 18 m) and 18/36 is 3,000 by 60 feet (914 x 18 m).
Airlines and destinations
|Bering Air||Kobuk, Kotzebue, Shungnak|
operated by Hageland Aviation
|Carrier||Passengers (arriving and departing)|
|1||Kotzebue, AK||Ralph Wien Memorial Airport (OTZ)||1,510|
|2||Shungnak, AK||Shungnak Airport (SHG)||150|
|3||Selawik, AK||Selawik Airport (WLK)||80|
|4||Kobuk, AK||Kobuk Airport (OBU)||50|
|5||Noorvik, AK||Noorvik Airport (ORV)||30|
- FAA Airport Master Record for AFM ( PDF), effective 2017-01-05.
- CY 2008 Passenger Boarding and All-Cargo Data. Federal Aviation Administration. Updated January 10, 2017.
- National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009–2013: Appendix A: Part 1 (PDF, 1.33 MB) Archived August 6, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.. Federal Aviation Administration. Updated 15 October 2008.
- Great Circle Mapper: ABL / PAFM - Ambler, Alaska
- "Alaskan ICAO Identifiers". Federal Aviation Administration. Retrieved 2009-08-07.
- Bering Air Timetables (PDF). Retrieved January 10, 2017.
- "Destinations". (retrieved January 10, 2017)
- "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.
- FAA Alaska airport diagram (GIF)
- FAA Terminal Procedures for AFM, effective June 22, 2017
- Resources for this airport: