Cordova Municipal Airport
|Cordova Municipal Airport|
|Owner||State of Alaska DOT&PF - Northern Region|
|Elevation AMSL||12 ft / 4 m|
Cordova Municipal Airport (IATA: CKU, FAA LID: CKU) is a state-owned public-use airport located one nautical mile (1.8 km) east of the central business district of Cordova, a city in the Valdez-Cordova Census Area of the U.S. state of Alaska. It is located on Eyak Lake on which it also has a landing area for seaplanes.
Formerly, the airport operated as Cordova Army Airfield.
Facilities and aircraft
Cordova Municipal Airport has one runway (6/24) with a 1,800 by 60 ft (549 x 18 m) gravel surface. It also has one seaplane landing area (9W/27W) measuring 8,000 by 3,000 ft (2,438 x 914 m). For the 12-month period ending December 31, 2005, the airport had 8,800 aircraft operations, an average of 24 per day: 60% general aviation and 40% air taxi.