Sheldon Point Airport

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Sheldon Point Airport
Airport type Public
Owner State of Alaska DOT&PF - Northern Region
Location Nunam Iqua, Alaska (formerly Sheldon Point)
Elevation AMSL 12 ft / 4 m
Coordinates 62°31′14″N 164°50′52″W / 62.52056°N 164.84778°W / 62.52056; -164.84778
Direction Length Surface
ft m
1/19 3,015 919 Gravel
9W/27W 15,000 4,572 Water
18W/36W 15,000 4,572 Water

Sheldon Point Airport (IATA: SXP, FAA LID: SXP) is a state-owned public-use airport located in Nunam Iqua (formerly Sheldon Point), a city in the Kusilvak Census Area of the U.S. state of Alaska. FAA records still list the location as Sheldon Point,[1] but the city was renamed Nunam Iqua in 1999.[2]


Sheldon Point Airport covers an area of 120 acres (49 ha) which contains one runway and two seaplane landing areas:

  • Runway 1/19: 3,015 x 60 ft (919 x 18 m), Surface: Gravel
  • Runway 9W/27W: 15,000 x 2,000 ft (4,572 x 610 m), Surface: Water
  • Runway 18W/36W: 15,000 x 2,000 ft (4,572 x 610 m), Surface: Water

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Ravn Alaska Mountain Village[3]

Top Destinations[edit]

Busiest domestic routes out of SXP
(July 2010 - June 2011) [4]
Rank City Passengers Carriers
1 Alaska Emmonak, AK 1,000 Grant, Hageland


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