|Owner||State of Alaska DOT&PF - Northern Region|
|Elevation AMSL||64 ft / 20 m|
Deadhorse Airport (IATA: SCC, ICAO: PASC, FAA 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
Deadhorse Airport, on average has 10 aircraft on the field, three single engine aircraft, two double engine aircraft and 5 helicopters.
Airlines and destinations
|Alaska Airlines||Anchorage, Fairbanks, Utqiagvik|
|Ravn Alaska||Anchorage, Barter Island/Kaktovik, Fairbanks, Nuiqsut|
The Airport first opened in April 1970, and does not have a control tower. The elevation of the airport is 67.4 ft (20.5m).
Historical air service
Wien Air Alaska began serving the airport during the early 1970s with Boeing 737-200 jet service operated nonstop to both Anchorage and Fairbanks. By 1984, Wien was operating direct, no change of plane 737 service to the lower 48 states in the U.S. on a daily basis with a routing of Prudhoe Bay - Fairbanks - Anchorage - Seattle - Oakland - Phoenix. Western Airlines briefly served Prudhoe Bay during the early 1980s with nonstop jet service to Anchorage and was the only major U.S. air carrier at the time to directly serve the airport. Alaska Airlines began serving Prudhoe Bay in December of 1981 with Boeing 737-200 service to Anchorage and Fairbanks. In 1982, Alaska Airlines was operating a multi-stop 737 service on a routing of Prudhoe Bay - Anchorage - Cordova, AK - Yakutat, AK - Juneau - Sitka, AK - Seattle. Also in 1982, Alaska Airlines and Continental Airlines were cooperating with daily no change of plane interchange jet service from the lower 48 states flying a routing of Tulsa - Wichita - Denver - Portland, OR - Anchorage - Fairbanks - Prudhoe Bay. By 1985, MarkAir was operating nonstop Boeing 737-200 service to Anchorage, Fairbanks and Barrow, AK.
|Carrier||Passengers (arriving and departing)|
|1||Anchorage, AK||Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport||32,820||Alaska, Ravn Alaska|
|2||Fairbanks||Fairbanks International Airport||3,990||Alaska, Ravn Connect|
|3||Utqiagvik, AK||Wiley Post-Will Rogers Memorial Airport||2,210||Alaska|
|4||Kaktovik, AK||Barter Island LRRS Airport||1,490||Ravn Connect|
|5||Nuiqsut, AK||Nuiqsut Airport||1,310||Ravn Connect|
- FAA Airport Master Record for SCC ( PDF), retrieved 2017-05-05
- http://www.timetableimages.com, June 1, 1974 Wien Air Alaska timetable
- http://www.departedflights.com, Sept. 1, 1984 Wien Airlines system timetable
- http://www.departedflights.com, Jan. 1, 1982 Western Airlines route map
- http://www.departedflights.com, Alaska Airlines 1981 Annual Report
- http://www.departedflights.com, Sept. 7, 1982 Alaska Airlines system timetable
- http://www.departedflights.com, June 1, 1982 Continental Airlines/Texas International Airlines system timetable
- http://www.departedflights.com, Oct. 15, 1985 MarkAir route map
- "Deadhorse, AK: Deadhorse (SCC)". Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA), U.S. Department of Transportation. December 2016. Retrieved May 5, 2017.
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