Anacortes Airport

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Anacortes Airport
74s usgs overhead.jpeg
USGS aerial image as of 21 July 1998
Airport type Public
Owner Port of Anacortes
Serves Anacortes, Washington
Elevation AMSL 241 ft / 73 m
Coordinates 48°29′56″N 122°39′45″W / 48.49889°N 122.66250°W / 48.49889; -122.66250
Direction Length Surface
ft m
18/36 3,015 919 Asphalt
Aircraft operations (2014) 9,000
Based aircraft (2017) 55

Anacortes Airport (IATA: OTS[2], FAA LID: 74S) is a public use airport located two nautical miles (3.7 km) west of the central business district of Anacortes, a city in Skagit County, Washington, United States. It is owned by the Port of Anacortes.[1]

Although many U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, this airport is assigned 74S by the FAA but has been assigned OTS from the IATA.

It is included in the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2017–2021, in which it is categorized as a local general aviation facility.[3]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Anacortes Airport covers an area of 120 acres (49 ha) at an elevation of 241 feet (73 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 18/36 with an asphalt surface measuring 3,015 by 60 feet (919 x 18 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending July 31, 2014, the airport had 9,000 aircraft operations, an average of 25 per day: 73% general aviation and 17% air taxi. In July 2017, there were 55 aircraft based at this airport: 53 single-engine, 1 jet, and 1 helicopter.[1]

Airline and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
San Juan Airlines Eastsound, Friday Harbor, Lopez Island, Roche Harbor, Tofino


  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for 74S (Form 5010 PDF), effective July 20, 2017.
  2. ^ "Anacortes Airport, WA (IATA: OTS)". Aviation Safety Network. 
  3. ^ "List of NPIAS Airports" (PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. 21 October 2016. Retrieved 26 July 2017. 

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