Deering Airport

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Deering Airport
Airport type Public
Owner State of Alaska DOT&PF - Northern Region
Serves Deering, Alaska
Elevation AMSL 21 ft / 6 m
Coordinates 66°04′10″N 162°45′59″W / 66.06944°N 162.76639°W / 66.06944; -162.76639
Direction Length Surface
ft m
2/20 3,300 1,006 Gravel
11/29 2,640 805 Gravel

Deering Airport (IATA: DRGICAO: PADEFAA LID: DEE) is a state-owned public-use airport located two nautical miles (3.7 km) southwest of the central business district of Deering,[1] a city in the Northwest Arctic Borough of the U.S. state of Alaska.

Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, this airport is assigned DEE by the FAA[1] and DRG by the IATA.[2] The airport's ICAO identifier is PADE.[3]


Deering Airport covers an area of 262 acres (106 ha) at an elevation of 21 feet (6 m) above mean sea level. It has two gravel surfaced runways: 2/20 measures 3,300 by 75 feet (1,006 x 23 m) and 11/29 is 2,640 by 75 feet (805 x 23 m).[1]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Bering Air Buckland, Kotzebue[4]
Ravn Alaska Buckland, Kotzebue, Nome


  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for DEE (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2009-07-02.
  2. ^ Great Circle Mapper: DRG / PADE - Deering, Alaska
  3. ^ "Alaskan ICAO Identifiers". Federal Aviation Administration. Archived from the original on 2009-07-28. Retrieved 2009-08-07. 
  4. ^ Bering Air: Kotzebue Flight Schedule Archived September 6, 2014, at the Wayback Machine. (PDF). Retrieved 29-Aug-2007.

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