Red Dog Airport

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Coordinates: 68°01′56″N 162°53′57″W / 68.03222°N 162.89917°W / 68.03222; -162.89917

Red Dog Airport
Airport typePrivate
LocationRed Dog Mine, Alaska
Elevation AMSL969 ft / 295 m
Direction Length Surface
ft m
2/20 6,312 1,924 Asphalt
Statistics (2006)

Red Dog Airport (IATA: RDB, ICAO: PADG, FAA LID: DGG) is a private-use airport located at Red Dog Mine, in the U.S. state of Alaska. The airport is privately owned by the NANA (Northwest Arctic Native Association) Regional Corporation. It has one asphalt paved runway designated 2/20 which measures 6,312 x 100 ft. (1,924 x 30 m).[1]

As per Federal Aviation Administration records, this airport had 7,968 passenger boardings (enplanements) in calendar year 2005 and 8,475 enplanements (105 scheduled + 8,370 unscheduled) in 2006.[2]

Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, Red Dog Airport is assigned DGG by the FAA and RDB by the IATA.[3] The airport's ICAO identifier was changed from PARD to PADG.[4][5]


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