Kwethluk Airport

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Kwethluk Airport
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Summary
Airport type Public
Owner State of Alaska DOT&PF - Central Region
Serves Kwethluk, Alaska
Elevation AMSL 30 ft / 9 m
Coordinates 60°47′25″N 161°26′37″W / 60.79028°N 161.44361°W / 60.79028; -161.44361
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
18/36 3,198 975 Gravel
Statistics
Enplanements (2007) 2,923

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

As per Federal Aviation Administration records, this airport had 2,923 passenger boardings (enplanements) in calendar year 2007, an increase of 26% from the 2,329 enplanements in 2006.[2]

Facilities[edit]

Kwethluk Airport has one gravel surfaced runway (18/36) measuring 3,198 by 75 ft. (975 by 23 m).[1]

The airport was relocated from its former site at coordinates 60°48.26′N 161°26.72′W / 60.80433°N 161.44533°W / 60.80433; -161.44533 which had a 1,750 by 35 ft runway (6/24) and a 5,000 x 500 ft seaplane landing area.[5][6]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Yute Air Akiak, Akiachak, Bethel, Tuluksak

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c FAA Airport Master Record for KWT (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. ^ KWT: Kwethluk Airport, Alaska. Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 2008-09-21.
  4. ^ PFKW: Kwethluk Airport, Alaska. AirNav.com. Retrieved 2008-09-21.
  5. ^ Airport diagram (GIF). Federal Aviation Administration, Alaskan Region. 2004-04-15.
  6. ^ Aerial photo showing locations of old and new airports. WikiMapia. Retrieved 2008-10-09.

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