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Allakaket Airport

Allakaket Airport (IATA: AET[3], ICAO: PFAL[4], FAA LID: 6A8), is a state-owned public-use airport located two nautical miles (4 km) north-northwest of the central business district of Allakaket, a city in the Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area of the U.S. state of Alaska.[1] The airport is sometimes referred to as the New Allakaket Airport because it was constructed on a site southeast of the original airport which is now closed.[5]

Allakaket Airport
Airport typePublic
OwnerState of Alaska DOT&PF - Northern Region
ServesAllakaket, Alaska
Elevation AMSL441 ft / 134 m
Coordinates66°33′07″N 152°37′20″W / 66.55194°N 152.62222°W / 66.55194; -152.62222
Direction Length Surface
ft m
5/23 4,000 1,219 Gravel
Statistics (2015)
Aircraft Operations1,220 (2,014)
Based Aircraft0
Freight591,000 lbs

As per Federal Aviation Administration records, this airport had 2,505 passenger boardings (enplanements) in calendar year 2007, an increase of 27% from the 1,969 enplanements in 2006.[2]

Facilities and aircraftEdit

Allakaket Airport has one runway designated 5/23 with a gravel surface measuring 4,000 by 100 feet (1,219 x 30 m). For the 12-month period ending December 31, 2005, the airport had 2,270 aircraft operations, an average of 189 per month: 53% air taxi, 46% general aviation and 1% military.[1]

Airlines and destinationsEdit

The following airlines offer scheduled passenger service at this airport:

Wright Air Service Bettles, Fairbanks, Hughes[6]


Carrier shares: January – December 2015[7]
Carrier   Passengers (arriving and departing)
Wright Air
Top domestic destinations: Jan. – Dec. 2015[7]
Rank City Airport Passengers
1 Fairbanks, AK Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) 1,620
2 Hughes, AK Hughes Airport (HUS) 30
3 Bettles, AK Bettles Airport (BTT) 10
4 Huslia, AK Huslia Airport (HSL) 10


  1. ^ a b c FAA Airport Master Record for 6A8 (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2008-07-31.
  2. ^ a b Preliminary CY 2007 Passenger Boarding and All-Cargo Data. Federal Aviation Administration. 2017-01-10.
  3. ^ AET: Allakaket Airport, Alaska. Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 2008-09-21.
  4. ^ PFAL: Allakaket Airport, Alaska. Retrieved 2008-09-21.
  5. ^ Annotated aerial photo showing new airport southeast of old airport. WikiMapia. Retrieved 2008-09-21.
  6. ^ "Schedule". Wright Air Service. Retrieved January 10, 2017.
  7. ^ a b "Akiak, AK: Akiak (AKI)". Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA), U.S. Department of Transportation. December 2015. Retrieved January 10, 2017.

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