Birch Creek Airport

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Birch Creek Airport
Airport type Public
Owner State of Alaska DOT&PF - Northern Region
Serves Birch Creek, Alaska
Elevation AMSL 450 ft / 137 m
Coordinates 66°16′26″N 145°49′27″W / 66.27389°N 145.82417°W / 66.27389; -145.82417
Direction Length Surface
ft m
16/34 4,000 1,219 Gravel
Statistics (2015)
Aircraft 0perations 850
Based Aircraft 0
Passengers 515
Freight 31,000 lbs

Birch Creek Airport (IATA: KBCFAA LID: Z91) is a state-owned, public-use airport located one nautical mile (1.85 km) north-northwest of the central business district of Birch Creek, in the Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area in the U.S. state of Alaska.[1]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Birch Creek Airport covers an area of 155 acres (63 ha) at an elevation of 450 feet (137 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 16/34 with a gravel surface measuring 4,000 by 75 feet (1,219 x 23 m). For the 12-month period ending December 31, 2005, the airport had 850 aircraft operations, an average of 70 per month: 59% air taxi and 41% general aviation.[1]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

The following airlines offer scheduled passenger service at this airport:

Airlines Destinations
Wright Air Service Fairbanks, Fort Yukon[2]


Carrier shares: January – December 2015[3]
Carrier   Passengers (arriving and departing)
Wright Air
Top domestic destinations: January – December 2015[3]
Rank City Airport Passengers
1 Alaska Fairbanks, AK Fairbanks International Airport 200
2 Alaska Fort Yukon, AK Fort Yukon Airport 50
3 Alaska Venetie, AK Venetie Airport 10


  1. ^ a b c FAA Airport Master Record for Z91 (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective January 5, 2017.
  2. ^ "Schedule". Wright Air Service. Retrieved January 10, 2017. 
  3. ^ a b "Birch Cree, AK: Birch Creek (KBC)". 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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