Pacific Alaska Airways

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Pacific Alaska Airways
IATA ICAO Callsign
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Founded 1932
Fleet size Lockheed Model 10 Electra
Destinations Juneau, Alaska
Fairbanks, Alaska
Parent company Pan American World Airways

Pacific Alaska Airways was a subsidiary of Pan American World Airways that flew routes around Alaska. The airline was eventually completely absorbed into Pan Am in 1941.


Pacific Alaska Airways was founded in 1932. On April 3, 1935, the airline flew the first air route from Juneau, Alaska to Fairbanks, Alaska. During this time period, the airline flew Lockheed Model 10 Electra and Fairchild aircraft. They also operated a radio station on Canyon Island during the 1930s.[1] During their operation the purchased equipment and routes of a number of Alaskan operations.[2]


  1. ^ Greiner, Mary Anne. Mary Joyce: Taku to Fairbanks, 1,000 Miles by Dogteam. AuthorHouse, 2007.
  2. ^ Borneman, Walter R. (2003). Alaska : saga of a bold land (1st ed.). New York, NY: HarperCollins. p. 298. ISBN 0-06-050306-8.