Hughes Airport (Alaska)

Hughes Airport (IATA: HUS[3], ICAO: PAHU[4], FAA LID: HUS) is a state-owned public-use airport located one nautical mile (1.85 km) southwest of the central business district of Hughes, a city in the Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area of the U.S. state of Alaska.[1]

Hughes Airport
Annotated aerial photograph of Hughes Airport (HUS).jpg
Airport typePublic
OwnerState of Alaska DOT&PF - Northern Region
ServesHughes, Alaska
Elevation AMSL299 ft / 91 m
Coordinates66°02′21″N 154°15′53″W / 66.03917°N 154.26472°W / 66.03917; -154.26472Coordinates: 66°02′21″N 154°15′53″W / 66.03917°N 154.26472°W / 66.03917; -154.26472
HUS is located in Alaska
Location of airport in Alaska
Direction Length Surface
ft m
17/35 3,380 1,030 Gravel
Enplanements (2007)1,148
Aircraft operations (2005)1,480

As per Federal Aviation Administration records, this airport had 1,148 passenger boardings (enplanements) in calendar year 2007, an increase of 1% from the 1,137 enplanements in 2006.[2]

Facilities and aircraftEdit

Hughes Airport has one runway (17/25) with a gravel surface measuring 3,380 by 100 feet (1,030 x 30 m). For the 12-month period ending December 31, 2005, the airport had 1,480 aircraft operations, an average of 123 per month: 74% air taxi, 25% general aviation and 1% military.[1]

Airlines and destinationsEdit

The following airlines offer scheduled passenger service at this airport:

Arctic Circle Air Fairbanks [5]
Wright Air Service Fairbanks, Tanana [6]


  1. ^ a b c FAA Airport Master Record for HUS (Form 5010 PDF), effective 2008-07-31.
  2. ^ a b Preliminary CY 2007 Passenger Boarding Data. Federal Aviation Administration. 2008-07-17.
  3. ^ HUS: Hughes Airport, Alaska. Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 2008-09-17.
  4. ^ PAHU: Hughes Airport, Alaska. Retrieved 2008-09-17.
  5. ^ "Fairbanks Schedule". Arctic Circle Air. April 24, 2006.
  6. ^ "Flight Schedule". Wright Air Service. Retrieved June 15, 2012.

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