Point Hope Airport

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Point Hope Airport
Airport type Public
Owner State of Alaska DOT&PF - Northern Region
Serves Point Hope, Alaska
Elevation AMSL 12 ft / 4 m
Coordinates 68°20′56″N 166°47′58″W / 68.34889°N 166.79944°W / 68.34889; -166.79944
PAPO is located in Alaska
Location of Point Hope Airport
Direction Length Surface
ft m
1/19 4,000 1,219 Asphalt

Point Hope Airport (IATA: PHOICAO: PAPOFAA LID: PHO) is a state-owned public-use airport located two miles (3 km) southwest of the central business district of Point Hope, a city in the North Slope Borough of the U.S. state of Alaska. Point Hope is located in the Lisburne Peninsula, on the Chukchi Sea coast. The airport covers an area of 22 acres (8.9 ha) and contains one asphalt paved runway designated 1/19 which measures 4,000 x 75 ft (1,219 x 23 m).[1]

As per Federal Aviation Administration records, the airport had 4,580 commercial passenger boardings (enplanements) in calendar year 2005 and 4,900 enplanements (4,359 scheduled and 541 unscheduled) in 2006.[2] According to the FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2007–2011, it is classified as commercial service - non-primary because it has between 2,500 and 10,000 passenger boardings per year.[3]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Bering Air Cape Lisburne, Kotzebue[4]
Ravn Alaska Kivalina, Kotzebue, Point Lay


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