Beaver Airport

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Beaver Airport
Airport type Public
Owner Alaska DOT&PF - Northern Region
Serves Beaver, Alaska
Elevation AMSL 359 ft / 109 m
Coordinates 66°21′44″N 147°24′24″W / 66.36222°N 147.40667°W / 66.36222; -147.40667
Direction Length Surface
ft m
5/23 3,934 1,199 Gravel/Dirt
Statistics (2015)
Aircraft Operations 800
Based Aircraft 0
Passengers 1,288
Freight 98,000 lbs

Beaver Airport (IATA: WBQ, ICAO: PAWB, FAA LID: WBQ) is a state-owned, public-use airport located in the village of Beaver in the Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area of the U.S. state of Alaska.[1]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Beaver Airport covers an area of 446 acres (180 ha) and has one runway designated 5/23 with a gravel surface measuring 3,954 by 75 feet (1,205 by 23 m). For the 12-month period ending December 31, 2005, the airport had 800 aircraft operations, an average of 67 per month: 75% general aviation and 25% air taxi.[1]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Warbelow's Air Ventures Fairbanks[2]


Carrier shares: January – December 2015[3]
Carrier   Passengers (arriving and departing)
Everts Air
Top domestic destinations: January – December 2015[3]
Rank City Airport Passengers
1 Alaska Fairbanks, AK Fairbanks International Airport 610
2 Alaska Stevens Village, AK Stevens Village Airport 10


  1. ^ a b c FAA Airport Master Record for WBQ (Form 5010 PDF), effective January 5, 2017
  2. ^ "Warbelow's Flight Schedule". Warbelow's Air Ventures. Retrieved January 14, 2017.
  3. ^ a b "Beaver, AK: Beaver (WBQ)". Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA), U.S. Department of Transportation. December 2015. Retrieved January 14, 2017.

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