Eek Airport

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Eek Airport
EEK-b.jpg
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner State of Alaska DOT&PF - Central Region
Serves Eek, Alaska
Elevation AMSL 15 ft / 5 m
Coordinates 60°12′49″N 162°02′38″W / 60.21361°N 162.04389°W / 60.21361; -162.04389
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
17/35 3,243 988 Gravel
Statistics
Enplanements (2007) 3,759

Eek Airport (IATA: EEK[3]ICAO: PAEE[4]FAA LID: EEK) is a state-owned public-use airport serving the city of Eek in the Bethel Census Area of the U.S. state of Alaska.[1]

As per Federal Aviation Administration records, this airport had 3,759 passenger boardings (enplanements) in calendar year 2007, an increase of 16% from the 3,241 enplanements in 2006.[2]

Facilities[edit]

Eek Airport has one runway designated 17/35 with a 3,243 x 60 ft (988 x 18 m) gravel surface.[1]

A federally funded project relocated the airport to a new location about two miles west of Eek.[5][6] The former airport had a 1,400 by 35 ft runway and was located east of Eek at coordinates 60°12.95′N 162°00.35′W / 60.21583°N 162.00583°W / 60.21583; -162.00583.[7]

Airlines and non-stop destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Aero Flight Bethel, Quinhagak
Flight Alaska Bethel
Yute Air Bethel, Quinhagak

Top Destinations[edit]

Busiest domestic routes out of KWN
(July 2010 - June 2011) [8]
Rank City Passengers Carriers
1 Alaska Bethel, AK 2,000 Yute, Grant, Hageland
2 Alaska Quinhagak, AK 1,000 Grant, Hageland

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c FAA Airport Master Record for EEK (Form 5010 PDF), retrieved 2007-03-15
  2. ^ a b Preliminary CY 2007 Passenger Boarding Data. Federal Aviation Administration. 2008-07-17.
  3. ^ EEK - Eek, Alaska. Great Circle Mapper. Retrieved 2008-09-17.
  4. ^ Aeronautical chart for PAEE at SkyVector. Retrieved 2008-09-17.
  5. ^ Eek Airport Relocation, Stage 2. Online Public Notice. State of Alaska. 2002-07-10.
  6. ^ Completed Projects: Eek Airport Relocation. Osborne Construction Company. Retrieved 2008-09-17.
  7. ^ Airport diagram (GIF). Federal Aviation Administration, Alaskan Region. 2003-12-25.
  8. ^ http://www.transtats.bts.gov/airports.asp?pn=1&Airport=EEK&Airport_Name=Eek,%20AK:%20Eek%20Airport&carrier=FACTS

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