Arctic Village Airport

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Arctic Village Airport
Reception party for returning villagers at Arctic Village.jpg
A party of residents meet an arriving airplane at Arctic Village.
Airport type Public
Owner Venetie Tribal Government
Serves Arctic Village, Alaska
Elevation AMSL 2,092 ft / 638 m
Coordinates 68°06′53″N 145°34′46″W / 68.11472°N 145.57944°W / 68.11472; -145.57944
Direction Length Surface
ft m
2/20 4,500 1,372 Gravel
Statistics (2015)
Aircraft Operations 1,627
Based Aircraft 0
Passengers 3,216
Freight 357,000 lbs

Arctic Village Airport (IATA: ARCICAO: PARCFAA LID: ARC) is a public use airport located one nautical mile (1.8 km) southwest of the central business district of Arctic Village,[1] a Native American village in the Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area of the U.S. state of Alaska. It is owned by the Venetie Tribal Government.[1]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Arctic Village Airport has one runway designated 2/20 with a gravel surface measuring 4,500 by 75 feet (1,372 x 23 m). For the 12-month period ending December 31, 2005, the airport had 1,627 aircraft operations, an average of 135 per month: 89% air taxi and 11% general aviation.[1]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

The following airlines offer scheduled passenger service at this airport:

Airlines Destinations
Wright Air Service Fairbanks, Venetie [2]


Carrier shares: January – December 2015[3]
Carrier   Passengers (arriving and departing)
Wright Air
Everts Air
Top domestic destinations: January – December 2015[3]
Rank City Airport Passengers
1 Fairbanks, AK Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) 1,300
2 Fort Yukon, AK Fort Yukon Airport (FYU) 130
3 Venetie, AK Venetie Airport (VEE) 120


  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for ARC (Form 5010 PDF), effective January 5, 2017.
  2. ^ "Schedule". Wright Air Service. Retrieved January 11, 2017. 
  3. ^ a b "Arctic Village, AK: Arctic Village (ARC)". Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA), U.S. Department of Transportation. December 2015. Retrieved January 11, 2017. 

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