PAKT – Ketchikan International Airport


Located on Gravina Island, just west of Ketchikan on the other side of the Tongass Narrows, passengers must take a seven-minute ferry ride across the water to get to the airport from thetown. And in certain conditions, infamous crosswinds, sometimes up to 90 knots (170 km/h) have been known to blow approaching planes out across Tongass Narrows and back owards town.

Ketchikan International Airport is at an elevation of 89 feet (27 m) above MSL It has one asphalt runway designated 11/29 which measures 7,500 by 150 feet (2,286 x 46 m). It also has a seaplane landing area designated WNW/ESE with a water surface measuring 9,500 by 1,500 feet (2,896 x 457 m). Runway 11/29 is situated about 30 feet (9.1 m) higher than the apron requiring long, gently sloped taxiways at either end.

You can buy PAKT airport scenery here.

Routes from this hub can be found here.

Ketchikan International Airport


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