(formerly English Bay Airport)
|Owner||State of Alaska DOT&PF – Central Region|
(formerly English Bay)
|Elevation AMSL||27 ft / 8 m|
Nanwalek Airport (IATA: KEB, FAA LID: KEB) is a state-owned public-use airport located in Nanwalek (formerly English Bay), an unincorporated community in the Kenai Peninsula Borough of the US state of Alaska. It was formerly known as English Bay Airport.
Facilities and aircraft
Airlines and non-stop destinations
|Smokey Bay Air||Port Graham - Seldovia|
This airport is considered the shortest runway in the USA used by US commuter airlines. The runway is 1850 feet, however the Department of Transportation has closed the first 1000 feet of Runway 19 making the usable runway only 850 feet.
A Cessna 206 belonging to Smokey Bay Air crashed near Nanwalek Airport on takeoff on December 15, 2011. The plane crashed into the sea about 100 ft (30 m) from the shore, and the four persons who had been on board swam to the shore. The crash is being investigated by the National Transportation Safety Board.
- FAA Airport Master Record for KEB ( PDF), effective July 5, 2007
- KTUU.com: Plane Crashes Near Nanwalek; All 4 On Board Survive.
- FAA Alaska airport diagram (GIF)
- Resources for this airport:
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