Chignik Lagoon Airport

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Chignik Lagoon Airport
Chignik Flats Airport
Airport type Public
Owner Alaska DOT&PF
Serves Chignik Lagoon, Alaska
Elevation AMSL 25 ft / 8 m
Coordinates 56°18′40″N 158°32′03″W / 56.31111°N 158.53417°W / 56.31111; -158.53417
Direction Length Surface
ft m
4/22 2,200 671 Gravel/Dirt
Statistics (2015)
Aircraft Operations 1,800 (2,014)
Based Aircraft 0
Passengers 252
Freight 113,000 lbs

Chignik Lagoon Airport (IATA: KCLFAA LID: KCL) is a state-owned, public-use airport serving Chignik Lagoon,[1] in the Lake and Peninsula Borough of the U.S. state of Alaska. It is also known as Chignik Flats Airport.[3] Scheduled airline service to King Salmon Airport is provided by Peninsula Airways (PenAir).[4]

As per Federal Aviation Administration records, this airport had 566 commercial passenger boardings (enplanements) in calendar year 2008, an increase of 5% from the 538 enplanements in 2007.[2] Chignik Lagoon Airport is included in the FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems (2009–2013), which categorizes it as a general aviation facility.[5]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Grant Aviation Chignik, Chignik Lake[6]


Carrier shares: January – December 2015[7]
Carrier   Passengers (arriving and departing)
Top domestic destinations: January – December 2015[7]
Rank City Airport Passengers
1 Alaska King Salmon, AK King Salmon Airport 60
2 Alaska Chignik, AK Chignik Airport 30
3 Alaska Perryville, AK Perryville Airport 10
Alaska Port Heiden, AK Port Heiden Airport 10

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Chignik Lagoon Airport has one runway designated 4/22 with a gravel surface measuring 1,810 by 60 feet (552 x 18 m).[1] Previously, the runway was 1,600 feet (488 m) long and designated 3/21.[3] For the 12-month period ending December 21, 2007, the airport had 1,800 aircraft operations, an average of 150 per month: 61% air taxi and 39% general aviation.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for KCL (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. ^ a b Airport diagram for Chignik Flats (KCL), Chignik Lake, Alaska (GIF). FAA, Alaska Region. 25 Dec 2003.
  4. ^ 2009 Timetables. Peninsula Airways. Retrieved 6 Sep 2009.
  5. ^ FAA National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems: 2009-2013. Federal Aviation Administration. Published 1 Oct 2008.
  6. ^ "Grant Aviation Schedule".  (retrieved January 17, 2017)
  7. ^ a b "Chignik Lagoon, AK: Chignik Lagoon (KCL)". Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA), U.S. Department of Transportation. December 2015. Retrieved January 17, 2017. 

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