Elim Airport

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Elim Airport
Airport type Public
Owner State of Alaska DOT&PF - Northern Region
Serves Elim, Alaska
Elevation AMSL 162 ft / 49 m
Coordinates 64°36′54″N 162°16′14″W / 64.61500°N 162.27056°W / 64.61500; -162.27056
Direction Length Surface
ft m
1/19 3,401 1,037 Gravel
Enplanements (2008) 2,356

Elim Airport (IATA: ELI[3]ICAO: PFEL[4]FAA LID: ELI) is a state-owned, public-use airport located three nautical miles (6 km) southwest of the central business district of Elim,[1] a city in the Nome Census Area of the U.S. state of Alaska.

This airport is included in the FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009–2013, where it is listed as commercial service - non-primary, an FAA category for airports with 2,500 to 10,000 passenger boardings (enplanements) per year.[5] However, Federal Aviation Administration records for calendar year 2008 categorized it as general aviation based on 2,356 enplanements that year, a decrease of 26.1% from the 3,189 enplanements in 2007.[2]


Elim Airport covers an area of 181 acres (73 ha) at an elevation of 162 feet (49 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 1/19 with a gravel surface measuring 3,401 by 60 feet (1,037 x 18 m).[1]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Bering Air Golovin, Koyukuk[6]
Frontier Flying Service Golovin, Koyukuk[7]
Hageland Aviation Services Golovin, Nome[8]


  1. ^ a b c FAA Airport Master Record for ELI (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective 3 June 2010.
  2. ^ a b CY 2008 Passenger Boarding and All-Cargo Data. Federal Aviation Administration. Updated 18 December 2009.
  3. ^ ELI: Elim Airport, Alaska. Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 2008-09-21.
  4. ^ PFEL: Elim Airport, Alaska. AirNav.com. Retrieved 2008-09-21.
  5. ^ National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009–2013: Appendix A: Part 1 (PDF, 1.33 MB) Archived August 6, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.. Federal Aviation Administration. Updated 15 October 2008.
  6. ^ Nome Flight Schedule Archived September 27, 2007, at the Wayback Machine. (PDF). Bering Air. Retrieved 2007-08-29.
  7. ^ 2007 Timetable (PDF). Frontier Flying Service. Retrieved 2007-08-29.
  8. ^ Scheduled Flights (PDF). Hageland Aviation Services. Retrieved 2007-08-29.

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