Chignik Lake Airport

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Chignik Lake Airport
Airport type Public
Owner State of Alaska DOT&PF - Central Region
Serves Chignik Lake, Alaska
Elevation AMSL 50 ft / 15 m
Coordinates 56°15′18″N 158°46′31″W / 56.25500°N 158.77528°W / 56.25500; -158.77528
Direction Length Surface
ft m
8/26 2,800 853 Gravel
Statistics (2015)
Aircraft Operations 720 (2,013)
Based Aircraft 0
Passengers 452
Freight 98,000 lbs

Chignik Lake Airport (IATA: KCQFAA LID: A79) is a state-owned, public-use airport located at Chignik Lake, in the Lake and Peninsula Borough of the U.S. state of Alaska.[1]

This airport is included in the FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems (2009–2013), which categorizes it as a general aviation facility.[2] Scheduled airline service to King Salmon Airport is provided by Peninsula Airways (PenAir).[3]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Grant Aviation Chignik Lagoon, Perryville[4]


Carrier shares: January – December 2015[5]
Carrier   Passengers (arriving and departing)
Top domestic destinations: January – December 2015[5]
Rank City Airport Passengers
1 Alaska King Salmon, AK King Salmon Airport 100
2 Alaska Perryville, AK Perryville Airport 50
3 Alaska Chignik Lagoon, AK Chignik Lagoon Airport 30
4 Alaska Port Heiden, AK Port Heiden Airport 20

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Chignik Lake Airport has one runway designated 8/26 with a gravel surface measuring 2,800 by 60 feet (853 x 18 m). For the 12-month period ending July 31, 2005, the airport had 720 aircraft operations, an average of 60 per month: 69% air taxi and 31% general aviation. The airport is unattended.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c FAA Airport Master Record for A79 (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2009-08-27.
  2. ^ FAA National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems: 2009-2013. Federal Aviation Administration. Published 1 Oct 2008.
  3. ^ 2009 Timetables. Peninsula Airways. Retrieved 3 Sep 2009.
  4. ^ "Grant Aviation Schedule".  (retrieved January 17, 2017)
  5. ^ a b "Akiak, AK: Akiak (AKI)". 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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