Fort Yukon Airport

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Fort Yukon Airport
Fort Yukon Airport.jpg
Airport type Public
Owner State of Alaska DOT&PF - Northern Region
Serves Fort Yukon, Alaska
Elevation AMSL 438 ft / 134 m
Coordinates 66°34′21″N 145°14′47″W / 66.57250°N 145.24639°W / 66.57250; -145.24639Coordinates: 66°34′21″N 145°14′47″W / 66.57250°N 145.24639°W / 66.57250; -145.24639
FYU is located in Alaska
Location of airport in Alaska
Direction Length Surface
ft m
4/22 5,000 1,524 Gravel
Statistics (2005)
Aircraft operations 8,350

Fort Yukon Airport (IATA: FYUICAO: PFYUFAA LID: FYU)[2] is a state owned, public use airport located in the city of Fort Yukon,[1] in the Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area of the U.S. state of Alaska.

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Fort Yukon Airport covers an area of 261 acres (106 ha) and has one gravel runway (3/21) measuring 5,810 x 150 ft (1,771 x 46 m).[1]

For 12-month period ending December 31, 2005, the airport had 8,350 aircraft operations, an average of 22 per day: 60% air taxi, 37% general aviation and 3% military. There are 13 aircraft based at this airport: 85% single engine and 15% multi-engine.[1]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

The following airlines offer scheduled passenger service at this airport:

Airlines Destinations
Arctic Circle Air Fairbanks [3]
Frontier Flying Service Fairbanks[4]
Wright Air Service Arctic Village, Birch Creek, Fairbanks, Venetie [5]

Top destinations[edit]

Busiest domestic routes out of FYU
(July 2010 - June 2011) [6]
Rank City Passengers Carriers
1 Alaska Fairbanks, AK 7,000 Arctic Circle, Frontier Flying
2 Alaska Venetie, AK 1,000 Wright


  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for FYU (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective April 5, 2012.
  2. ^ FAA Location Identifiers (Order 7350.7Z): Alaskan ICAO Identifiers, published 15 March 152007
  3. ^ "Fairbanks Schedule". Arctic Circle Air. April 24, 2006. 
  4. ^ "2007 Timetable" (PDF). Frontier Flying Service. Archived from the original (PDF) on July 30, 2007. Retrieved August 29, 2007. 
  5. ^ "Flight Schedule". Wright Air Service. Retrieved June 15, 2012. 
  6. ^,%20AK:%20Fort%20Yukon%20Airport&carrier=FACTS

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