Lake Hood Strip

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Lake Hood Strip
Lake Hood Gravel Strip - Z41.jpg
Airport type Public
Owner State of Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities - Central Region
Location Anchorage, Alaska
Elevation AMSL 73 ft / 22 m
Coordinates 61°10′54″N 149°57′59″W / 61.18167°N 149.96639°W / 61.18167; -149.96639Coordinates: 61°10′54″N 149°57′59″W / 61.18167°N 149.96639°W / 61.18167; -149.96639
Lake Hood Strip is located in Anchorage
Lake Hood Strip
Lake Hood Strip
Direction Length Surface
ft m
14/32 2,200 671 Gravel
Based aircraft 437

Lake Hood Strip (ICAO: PALHFAA LID: LHD) is a state-owned public-use general aviation airstrip adjacent to the Lake Hood Seaplane Base (ICAO: PALHFAA LID: LHD), three miles (5 km) southwest of downtown Anchorage in the U.S. state of Alaska.[1] The airstrip and seaplane base are located at Lake Hood, just east of Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (IATA: ANCICAO: PANCFAA LID: ANC).[2] The gravel strip airport's previous code of (FAA LID: Z41) has been decommissioned and combined with (ICAO: PALHFAA LID: LHD) as another landing surface.[3]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Lake Hood Strip has one runway (14/32) [4] a gravel surface measuring 2,200 x 75 ft. (671 x 23 m). There are 437 aircraft based at this airport: 97% single-engine and 3% multi-engine.[1]


  1. ^ a b c FAA Airport Master Record for LHD (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2007-10-25
  2. ^ Great Circle Mapper: ANC / PANC - Anchorage, Alaska
  3. ^ "Alaska Supplement digital - Airport/Facility Directory" (PDF). FAA. Retrieved 2014-05-21. 
  4. ^ "Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport - General Aviation". State of Alaska. Retrieved 2012-12-17. 

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