Wasilla Airport

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Wasilla Airport
Airport type Public
Owner City of Wasilla
Serves Wasilla, Alaska
Elevation AMSL 354 ft / 108 m
Coordinates 61°34′19″N 149°32′22″W / 61.57194°N 149.53944°W / 61.57194; -149.53944
Website www.CityOfWasilla.com/...
Direction Length Surface
ft m
3/21 3,700 1,128 Asphalt
3S/21S 1,690 515 Turf/Gravel
Based aircraft 100

Wasilla Airport (IATA: WWA[2]ICAO: PAWS[3]FAA LID: IYS) is a city-owned public-use airport located about 3.5 miles (6 km) west of the central business district of Wasilla, a city in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough of the U.S. state of Alaska.[1] Wasilla is 17 miles by air and 47 miles by road from Anchorage,[4] the largest city in Alaska.

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Wasilla Airport has an asphalt paved runway designated 3/21 which measures 3,700 by 75 feet (1,128 x 23 m). It also has a turf and gravel runway (3S/21S) which is 1,690 by 60 feet (515 x 18 m). There are 100 aircraft based at this airport, all single-engine.[1]

The airport is open year round and has radio controlled runway, taxiway and security lighting. It offers engine and airframe repair, fuel, and air-taxi services.[4]


  1. ^ a b c FAA Airport Master Record for IYS (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2008-07-31.
  2. ^ Accident history for WWA at Aviation Safety Network
  3. ^ Airport information for PAWS at Great Circle Mapper.
  4. ^ a b Airport page at City of Wasilla web site

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