Quinhagak Airport

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Quinhagak Airport
Kwinhagak Airport
Sign at Quinhagak, Alaska airport (May 2011).jpg
Airport type Public
Owner Native Village of Kwinhagak
Serves Quinhagak, Alaska
Elevation AMSL 42 ft / 13 m
Coordinates 59°45′18″N 161°50′43″W / 59.75500°N 161.84528°W / 59.75500; -161.84528
Direction Length Surface
ft m
12/30 4,000 1,219 Gravel

Quinhagak Airport (IATA: KWNICAO: PAQHFAA LID: AQH), is a public-use airport located two nautical miles (3.7 km) east of the central business district of Quinhagak[1] (also spelled Kwinhagak), a city in the Bethel Census Area of the U.S. state of Alaska. It is also known as Kwinhagak Airport.

Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, this airport is assigned AQH by the FAA[1] and KWN by the IATA.[2] The airport's ICAO identifier is PAQH.[3]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Quinhagak Airport covers an area of 123 acres (50 ha) at an elevation of 42 feet (13 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 12/30 with a gravel surface measuring 4,000 by 75 feet (1,219 x 23 m).[1] The runway was expanded from its former size of 2,600 by 60 feet (792 m × 18 m).[4]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Yute Air Bethel, Eek

Top destinations[edit]

Busiest domestic routes out of KWN
(July 2010 - June 2011)[5]
Rank City Passengers Carriers
1 Alaska Bethel, AK 4,000 Yute, Grant, Hageland
2 Alaska Eek, AK 1,000 Grant, Hageland


  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for AQH (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2009-07-02.
  2. ^ "KWN / PAQH - Quinhagak, Alaska". Great Circle Mapper. Retrieved 2009-08-07. 
  3. ^ "Alaskan ICAO Identifiers". Federal Aviation Administration. Archived from the original on July 28, 2009. Retrieved 2009-08-07. 
  4. ^ "Diagram of Quinhagak Airport". Federal Aviation Administration, Alaska Region. 2004-06-10. Archived from the original (GIF) on 2005-01-19. 
  5. ^ http://www.transtats.bts.gov/airports.asp?pn=1&Airport=KWN&Airport_Name=Quinhagak,%20AK:%20Kwinhagak&carrier=FACTS

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