Deadhorse Airport

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Deadhorse Airport
Prudhoe Airport
Airport type Public
Owner State of Alaska DOT&PF - Northern Region
Location Deadhorse, Alaska
Elevation AMSL 64 ft / 20 m
Coordinates 70°11′41″N 148°27′55″W / 70.19472°N 148.46528°W / 70.19472; -148.46528
PASC is located in Alaska
Location of Deadhorse Airport
Direction Length Surface
ft m
5/23 6,500 1,981 Asphalt
Statistics (2003)
Aircraft operations 19,710
Diagram of Deadhorse Airport. US FAA image. Not to be used for navigational purposes

Deadhorse Airport (IATA: SCCICAO: PASCFAA LID: SCC) is a public airport located in Deadhorse on the North Slope of Alaska. It can be accessed from Fairbanks via the Elliott and Dalton highways. It is near Prudhoe Bay and is sometimes also called Prudhoe Airport.

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Deadhorse Airport covers 6,506 acres (2,633 ha) and has one 6,500 x 150 ft. (1,981 x 46 m) paved runway (5/23).[1]

For the 12-month period ending August 22, 2008, the airport had 19,710 aircraft operations, averaging of 54 per day: 54% general aviation, 28% air taxi, 18% scheduled commercial and 1% military.[1]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Alaska Airlines Anchorage, Barrow, Fairbanks
Alaska Airlines
operated by Horizon Air
Ravn Alaska Anchorage, Atqasuk, Barrow, Barter Island/Kaktovik, Fairbanks, Nuiqsut, Point Lay, Wainwright
  • Bristow Helicopters provides helicopter transportation services to the Alaska oil and gas and related support industries.


Busiest domestic routes out of SCC
(June 2010 - May 2011)[2]
Rank City Passengers Carriers
1 Alaska Anchorage, AK 30,000 Alaska, Era Alaska
2 Alaska Fairbanks, AK 3,000 Alaska, Era Alaska
3 Alaska Barrow, AK 2,000 Alaska, Era Alaska
3 Alaska Nuiqsut, AK 1,000 Era Alaska
5 Alaska Barter Island, AK 1,000 Era Alaska


  1. ^ a b c FAA Airport Master Record for SCC (Form 5010 PDF), retrieved 2007-03-15
  2. ^,%20AK:%20Deadhorse%20Airport&carrier=FACTS

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