Ugnu–Kuparuk Airport

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Ugnu–Kuparuk Airport
Airport typePrivate
OwnerConocoPhillips Alaska, Inc.
LocationKuparuk, Alaska
Elevation AMSL67 ft / 20 m
Coordinates70°19′51″N 149°35′51″W / 70.33083°N 149.59750°W / 70.33083; -149.59750Coordinates: 70°19′51″N 149°35′51″W / 70.33083°N 149.59750°W / 70.33083; -149.59750
PAKU is located in Alaska
Location of Ugnu–Kuparuk Airport
Direction Length Surface
ft m
6/24 6,551 1,997 Asphalt
Statistics (2001)
Aircraft operations1,850

Ugnu–Kuparuk Airport (IATA: UUK, ICAO: PAKU, FAA LID: UBW) is a private-use airport located in Kuparuk, Alaska, United States. It is privately owned by ConocoPhillips Alaska, Inc.[1] which operates the Kuparuk oil field.

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Ugnu–Kuparuk Airport currently has one runway designated 6/24 with an Asphalt (previously gravel) surface measuring 6,551 by 150 ft (1,997 by 46 m). For the 12-month period ending December 31, 2001, the airport had 1,850 aircraft operations, an average of 5 per day: 95% general aviation and 5% air taxi.[1]

Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, Ugnu–Kuparuk Airport is assigned UBW by the FAA and UUK by the IATA.[2]


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