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Kantishna Airport

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Airport type  Public
Elevation AMSL  1,575 ft / 480 m
1,850  564
Address  Healy, AK 99743, USA
Owner  National Park Service
Serves  Kantishna, Alaska
10/28  1,850
564  Gravel
Elevation  480 m
Similar  Kantishna Roadhou, Denali Backcoun Lodge, Camp Denali & North Fac, Skyline Lodge, Denali National Park and

Kantishna airport spotting denali national park

Kantishna Airport (FAA LID: 5Z5) is a federally owned airstrip located two nautical miles (3.7 km) northwest of the former mining district of Kantishna in Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska.


As per Federal Aviation Administration records, the airport had 985 passenger boardings (enplanements) in calendar year 2008. This airport is included in the FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009–2013, which categorizes it as a general aviation facility.

Facilities and aircraft

Kantishna Airport covers an area of 6 acres (2.4 ha) at an elevation of 1,575 feet (480 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 10/28 with a gravel surface measuring 1,850 by 35 feet (564 x 11 m). For the 12-month period ending December 31, 2005, the airport had 1,200 aircraft operations, an average of 100 per month: 83% air taxi and 16% general aviation.


Kantishna Airport Wikipedia

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