Big Lake Airport

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Big Lake Airport
Airport type Public
Owner State of Alaska DOT&PF - Central Region
Serves Big Lake, Alaska
Elevation AMSL 158 ft / 48 m
Coordinates 61°32′10″N 149°48′50″W / 61.53611°N 149.81389°W / 61.53611; -149.81389
Direction Length Surface
ft m
7/25 2,450 747 Gravel
Statistics (2015)
Aircraft operations 9,500
Based aircraft 68

Big Lake Airport (IATA: BGQ[2], ICAO: PAGQ[3], FAA LID: BGQ) is a state-owned public-use airport located one nautical mile (1.8 km) southeast of the central business district of Big Lake, in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough of the U.S. state of Alaska.[1]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Big Lake Airport has one runway (7/25) with a gravel surface measuring 2,435 by 70 feet (742 x 21 m). For the 12-month period ending December 31, 2005, the airport had 20,000 aircraft operations, an average of 54 per day, all of which were general aviation. At that time there were 79 aircraft based at this airport: 95% single-engine, 4% ultralight and 1% helicopter.[1]


  1. ^ a b c FAA Airport Master Record for BGQ (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2008-07-31.
  2. ^ BGQ - Big Lake, Alaska. Great Circle Mapper. Retrieved 2008-09-17.
  3. ^ Aeronautical chart for PAEE at SkyVector. Retrieved 2008-09-17.

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