Koliganek Airport

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Koliganek Airport
Airport type Public
Owner State of Alaska DOT&PF
Serves Koliganek, Alaska
Elevation AMSL 269 ft / 82 m
Coordinates 59°43′36″N 157°15′34″W / 59.72667°N 157.25944°W / 59.72667; -157.25944 (Koliganek Airport (new location))
Direction Length Surface
ft m
9/27 3,000 914 Gravel
Enplanements (2008) 481

Koliganek Airport (IATA: KGK, ICAO: PAJZ, FAA LID: JZZ) is a state-owned, public-use airport located one nautical mile (1.85 km) east of the central business district of Koliganek,[1] in the Dillingham Census Area of the U.S. state of Alaska. Scheduled airline service to Dillingham Airport is provided by Peninsula Airways (PenAir).[3]

As per Federal Aviation Administration records, this airport had 481 commercial passenger boardings (enplanements) in calendar year 2008, a decrease of 21% from the 606 enplanements in 2007.[2] Koliganek Airport is included in the FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems (2009–2013), which categorizes it as a general aviation facility.[4]

Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, this airport is assigned JZZ by the FAA and KGK by the IATA.[5]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

PenAir Dillingham[3]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

This airport opened in 1997, replacing the former airport[6] located at 59°43′28″N 157°17′09″W / 59.72444°N 157.28583°W / 59.72444; -157.28583 (Koliganek Airport (old location)). The current airport has one runway designated 9/27 with a gravel surface measuring 3,000 by 75 feet (914 × 23 m).[1]


  1. ^ a b c FAA Airport Master Record for JZZ (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. effective 27 Aug 2009.
  2. ^ a b CY 2008 Passenger Boarding and All-Cargo Data (Preliminary). Federal Aviation Administration. Published 15 July 2009.
  3. ^ a b 2009 Timetables Archived December 22, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.. Peninsula Airways. Retrieved 6 Sep 2009.
  4. ^ FAA National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems: 2009-2013 Archived August 6, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.. Federal Aviation Administration. Published 1 Oct 2008.
  5. ^ Great Circle Mapper: KGK - Koliganek, Alaska. Retrieved 6 Sep 2009.
  6. ^ Conveyance Of The Old Koliganek Airport Property Archived 2011-07-26 at the Wayback Machine.. Department of Transportation & Public Facilities - Central Region. 08/02/2001.

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