Wales Airport (Alaska)

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Wales Airport
Airport typePublic
OwnerState of Alaska DOT&PF - Northern Region
ServesWales, Alaska
Elevation AMSL22 ft / 7 m
Coordinates65°37′21″N 168°05′42″W / 65.62250°N 168.09500°W / 65.62250; -168.09500
Direction Length Surface
ft m
18/36 4,000 1,219 Gravel

Wales Airport (IATA: WAA, ICAO: PAIW, FAA LID: IWK) is a state-owned public-use airport located one nautical mile (2 km) northwest of the central business district of Wales,[1] a city in the Nome Census Area of the U.S. state of Alaska.


Wales airport has one runway designated 18/36 with a 4,000 x 75 ft (1,219 x 23 m) gravel surface.[1]

Airlines and non-stop destinations[edit]

Bering Air Nome [2]
Ravn Alaska Nome [3]


  1. ^ a b c FAA Airport Master Record for IWK (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2008-04-10
  2. ^ Bering Air: Nome Flight Schedule (PDF). Retrieved 31-Aug-2007.
  3. ^ Frontier Flying Service: Wales Flight Schedule (PDF). Retrieved 06-Dec-2011.

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