Chignik Airport

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Chignik Airport
Airport type Public
Owner Alaska DOT&PF - Central Region
Serves Chignik, Alaska
Elevation AMSL 18 ft / 5 m
Coordinates 56°18′41″N 158°22′24″W / 56.31139°N 158.37333°W / 56.31139; -158.37333
Direction Length Surface
ft m
2/20 2,600 792 Gravel
Statistics (2015)
Aircraft operations 2,120 (2,013)
Based Aircraft 0
Passengers 495
Freight 85,000 lbs

Chignik Airport (ICAO: PAJCFAA LID: AJC) is a state-owned, public-use airport two nautical miles (3.7 km) northeast of the central business district of Chignik,[1] a city in the Lake and Peninsula Borough of the U.S. state of Alaska.

As per Federal Aviation Administration records, this airport had 800 commercial passenger boardings (enplanements) in calendar year 2008, a decrease of 21% from the 1,017 enplanements in 2007.[2] Chignik Airport is included in the FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems (2009–2013), which categorizes it as a general aviation facility.[3]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Chignik Airport has one runway designated 2/20 with a gravel surface measuring 2,600 by 60 feet (792 x 18 m). The airport is unattended. For the 12-month period ending January 31, 2008, the airport had 2,120 aircraft operations, an average of 176 per month: 67% air taxi and 33% general aviation.[1]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Grant Aviation Chignik Lagoon, Chignik Lake[4]


Carrier shares: January – December 2015[5]
Carrier   Passengers (arriving and departing)
Top domestic destinations: January – December 2015[5]
Rank City Airport Passengers Carriers
1 Alaska King Salmon, AK King Salmon Airport 160
2 Alaska Chignik Lake, AK Chignik Lake Airport 30 Grant
3 Alaska Perryville, AK Perryville Airport 20
4 Alaska Port Heiden, AK Port Heiden Airport 20
5 Alaska Chignik Lagoon, AK Chignik Lagoon Airport 20 Grant
6 Alaska Dillingham, AK Dillingham Airport 10
3 Alaska South Naknek, AK South Naknek Airport 10

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c FAA Airport Master Record for AJC (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective January 5, 2017.
  2. ^ a b CY 2008 Passenger Boarding and All-Cargo Data (Preliminary). Federal Aviation Administration. Published 15 July 2009.
  3. ^ FAA National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems: 2009-2013. Federal Aviation Administration. Published 1 Oct 2008.
  4. ^ "Grant Aviation Schedule".  (retrieved January 15, 2017)
  5. ^ a b "Chignik, AK: Chignik ()". Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA), U.S. Department of Transportation. December 2015. Retrieved January 15, 2017. 

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