Haines Airport

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Haines Airport
Airport type Public
Owner State of Alaska DOT&PF - Southeastern Region
Serves Haines, Alaska
Elevation AMSL 15 ft / 5 m
Coordinates 59°14′38″N 135°31′25″W / 59.24389°N 135.52361°W / 59.24389; -135.52361Coordinates: 59°14′38″N 135°31′25″W / 59.24389°N 135.52361°W / 59.24389; -135.52361
HNS is located in Alaska
Location of airport in Alaska
Direction Length Surface
ft m
8/26 4,000 1,219 Asphalt
Statistics (2006)
Aircraft operations 5,700
Diagram of Haines Airport (HNS)

Haines Airport (IATA: HNSICAO: PAHNFAA LID: HNS) is a state-owned public-use airport located three nautical miles (6 km) west of the central business district of Haines,[1] a city in the Haines Borough in the U.S. state of Alaska. It is the primary airport serving the Haines, Klukwan, Haines Borough area and is situated on the Haines Highway, directly adjacent to the Chilkat River.

This airport is included in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2015–2019, which categorized it as a primary commercial service (nonhub) airport based on 10,093 enplanements in 2012.[2] As per Federal Aviation Administration records, the airport had 7,035 passenger boardings (enplanements) in calendar year 2008,[3] 7,099 enplanements in 2009, and 9,534 in 2010.[4]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Haines Airport covers an area of 124 acres (50 ha) at an elevation of 15 feet (5 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 8/26 with an asphalt surface measuring 4,000 by 100 feet (1,219 x 30 m).[1]

For the 12-month period ending December 31, 2006, the airport had 5,700 aircraft operations, an average of 15 per day: 79% air taxi, 19% general aviation, and 2% military.[1]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

The following airlines offer scheduled passenger service at this airport:

Airlines Destinations
Air Excursions Juneau, Skagway[5]


Carrier shares for August 2010 - July 2011[6]
Carrier Passengers (arriving and departing)
Wings of Alaska
Top domestic destinations
(August 2010 - July 2011)[6]
Rank City Airport Passengers
1 Juneau, AK JNU 8,000
2 Skagway, AK SGY 2,000

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for HNS (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective August 25, 2011.
  2. ^ "Appendix A: List of NPIAS Airports with 5-Year Forecast Activity and Development Estimate" (PDF, 7.89 MB). National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems (NPIAS) Report. Federal Aviation Administration. 
  3. ^ "Enplanements for CY 2008" (PDF, 1.0 MB). CY 2008 Passenger Boarding and All-Cargo Data. Federal Aviation Administration. December 18, 2009.  External link in |work= (help)
  4. ^ "Enplanements for CY 2010" (PDF, 189 KB). CY 2010 Passenger Boarding and All-Cargo Data. Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2011.  External link in |work= (help)
  5. ^ "Destinations". Air Excursions. Retrieved October 27, 2011. 
  6. ^ a b "Haines, AK: Haines Airport (HNS)". Bureau of Transportation Statistics. July 2011. 

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