Waterfall Seaplane Base

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Waterfall Seaplane Base
Airport type Public
Owner Waterfall Cannery Resort
Serves Waterfall, Alaska
Elevation AMSL 0 ft / 0 m
Coordinates 55°17′47″N 133°14′36″W / 55.29639°N 133.24333°W / 55.29639; -133.24333
Direction Length Surface
ft m
NW/SE 10,00 3,048 Water
Statistics (2006)
Aircraft operations 1,600
Enplanements (2008) 2,072

Waterfall Seaplane Base (IATA: KWFFAA LID: KWF) is a public-use seaplane base located in Waterfall on Prince of Wales Island in the Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area of the U.S. state of Alaska. It is owned by the Waterfall Cannery Resort.[1]

As per Federal Aviation Administration records, Waterfall SPB had 2,072 passenger boardings (enplanements) in calendar year 2008, a decrease of 7% from the 2,237 enplanements in 2007.[2]

Facilities and aircraft[edit]

Waterfall Seaplane Base has one seaplane landing area designated NW/SE which measures 10,000 by 1,000 feet (3,048 x 305 m). It is unattended and the dock is removed in winter months (October through March). For the 12-month period ending December 31, 2006, it had 1,600 aircraft operations, an average of 133 per month: 94% air taxi and 6% general aviation.[1]


  1. ^ a b c FAA Airport Master Record for KWF (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.

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