Tununak Airport

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Tununak Airport
Airport type Public
Owner State of Alaska DOT&PF - Central Region
Serves Tununak, Alaska
Elevation AMSL 14 ft / 4 m
Coordinates 60°34′32″N 165°16′18″W / 60.57556°N 165.27167°W / 60.57556; -165.27167
Direction Length Surface
ft m
8/26 1,778 542 Gravel
Enplanements (2008) 1,809

Tununak Airport (IATA: TNKFAA LID: 4KA) is a state-owned, public-use airport located one nautical mile (1.85 km) southwest of the central business district of Tununak, in the Bethel Census Area of the U.S. state of Alaska.[1]

As per Federal Aviation Administration records, this airport had 1,809 commercial passenger boardings (enplanements) in calendar year 2008, a decrease of 9.6% from the 2,001 enplanements in 2007.[2] Tununak Airport is included in the FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems (2009–2013), which categorizes it as a general aviation facility.[3]

Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, this airport is assigned 4KA by the FAA and TNK by the IATA.[4]


Tununak Airport has one runway designated 8/26 with a gravel surface measuring 1,778 by 30 feet (542 x 9 m). The airport is unattended.[1]


  • Surface has dips, soft spots, rocks 4-8 inches length of runway.
  • 08/26 reflective markers on runway edge.
  • Activate MIRL runway 08/26 - CTAF.
  • Caution: runway condition not monitored; recommend visual inspection prior to using.
  • Road 600' long used for landings and takeoff during strong crosswinds.
  • Pilots are requested to self-announce on CTAF prior to taxiing on runway for departure; leaving the runway and within 10 NM of the airport when approaching to land.
  • Windsock unreliable.


  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for 4KA (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective 27 Aug 2009.
  2. ^ a b CY 2008 Passenger Boarding and All-Cargo Data (Preliminary). Federal Aviation Administration. Published 15 July 2009.
  3. ^ FAA National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems: 2009-2013. Federal Aviation Administration. Published 1 Oct 2008.
  4. ^ Great Circle Mapper: TNK - Tununak, Alaska. Retrieved 2 Sep 2009.

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