Wasilla Airport

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Wasilla Airport
Airport typePublic
OwnerCity of Wasilla
ServesWasilla, Alaska
Elevation AMSL354 ft / 108 m
Coordinates61°34′19″N 149°32′22″W / 61.57194°N 149.53944°W / 61.57194; -149.53944
Direction Length Surface
ft m
3/21 3,700 1,128 Asphalt
3S/21S 1,690 515 Turf/Gravel
Based aircraft100

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.

The airport was moved in 1993.[4]

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]


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