Port Alsworth Airport

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Port Alsworth Airport
Port Alsworth Airport.jpg
Airport typePrivate
OwnerGlen Alsworth, Sr.
ServesPort Alsworth, Alaska
Elevation AMSL280 ft / 85 m
Coordinates60°12′16″N 154°19′08″W / 60.20444°N 154.31889°W / 60.20444; -154.31889
Port Alsworth Airport is located in Alaska
Port Alsworth Airport
Port Alsworth Airport
Direction Length Surface
ft m
5/23 3,000 914 Dirt/Gravel
Statistics (1984)
Aircraft operations1,300
Based aircraft13

Port Alsworth Airport (IATA: PTA, ICAO: PALJ, FAA LID: TPO) is a private-use airport serving Port Alsworth which is located in the Lake and Peninsula Borough of the U.S. state of Alaska.[1] As per Federal Aviation Administration records, the airport had 1,938 passenger boardings (enplanements) in calendar year 2008, an increase of 2,592% from the 72 enplanements in 2007.[2]

Although many U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, this airport is assigned TPO by the FAA and PTA by the IATA.[3]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Port Alsworth Airport has one runway designated 5/23 with a dirt and gravel surface measuring 3,000 by 100 feet (914 x 30 m). For the 12-month period ending September 5, 1984, the airport had 1,300 aircraft operations, an average of 108 per month: 81% air taxi and 19% general aviation. At that time there were 13 aircraft based at this airport: 77% single-engine and 23% multi-engine.[1]


  1. ^ a b c FAA Airport Master Record for TPO (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. effective 29 July 2010.
  2. ^ CY 2008 Passenger Boarding and All-Cargo Data. Federal Aviation Administration. Updated 18 December 2009.
  3. ^ "Port Alsworth Airport (IATA: PTA, ICAO: PALJ, FAA: TPO)". Great Circle Mapper. Retrieved 25 September 2010.

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