Koyukuk Airport

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Koyukuk Airport
Airport type Public
Owner State of Alaska DOT&PF - Northern Region
Serves Koyukuk, Alaska
Elevation AMSL 149 ft / 45 m
Coordinates 64°52′33″N 157°43′50″W / 64.87583°N 157.73056°W / 64.87583; -157.73056Coordinates: 64°52′33″N 157°43′50″W / 64.87583°N 157.73056°W / 64.87583; -157.73056
KYU is located in Alaska
Location of airport in Alaska
Direction Length Surface
ft m
6/24 4,000 1,219 Gravel/Dirt
Enplanements (2007) 1,018

Koyukuk Airport (IATA: KYU[3]ICAO: PFKU[4]FAA LID: KYU) is a state-owned public-use airport located in Koyukuk, a city in the Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area of the U.S. state of Alaska.[1]

As per Federal Aviation Administration records, this airport had 1,018 passenger boardings (enplanements) in calendar year 2007, a decrease of 22% from the 1,305 enplanements in 2006.[2]


Koyukuk Airport covers an area of 287 acres (116 ha) at an elevation of 149 feet (45 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway (6/24) with a gravel and dirt surface measuring 4,000 x 75 ft (1,219 x 23 m).[1] The runway was extended and widened from its former size of 3,000 by 60 feet.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

The following airlines offer scheduled passenger service at this airport:

Airlines Destinations
Frontier Flying Service Galena [5]
Warbelow's Air Ventures Galena, Nulato
Wright Air Service Huslia [6]


  1. ^ a b c FAA Airport Master Record for KYU (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2008-09-25.
  2. ^ a b Preliminary CY 2007 Passenger Boarding and All-Cargo Data. Federal Aviation Administration. 2008-07-17.
  3. ^ KYU: Koyukuk Airport, Alaska. Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 2008-09-21.
  4. ^ PFKU: Koyukuk Airport, Alaska. AirNav.com. Retrieved 2008-09-21.
  5. ^ "2007 Timetable" (PDF). Frontier Flying Service. Archived from the original (PDF) on July 30, 2007. Retrieved August 31, 2007. 
  6. ^ "Flight Schedule". Wright Air Service. Retrieved June 15, 2012. 

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