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Port Alexander Seaplane Base

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Airport type  Public
Elevation AMSL  0 ft / 0 m
3,000  914
Elevation  0 cm
Serves  Port Alexander, Alaska
N/S  3,000
Code  PTD
Phone  +1 907-465-1786
Port Alexander Seaplane Base
Owner  Alaska DOT&PF - Southeast Region
Address  Tongass National Forest, Port Alexander, AK 99836, USA

Port Alexander Seaplane Base (IATA: PTD, ICAO: PAAP, FAA LID: AHP) is a state owned, public use seaplane base located in Port Alexander, a city at the southeastern corner of Baranof Island in the Petersburg Census Area of the U.S. state of Alaska. It is included in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015, which categorized it as a general aviation facility.


As per Federal Aviation Administration records, the airport had 139 passenger boardings (enplanements) in calendar year 2008, 189 enplanements in 2009, and 146 in 2010. Scheduled airline passenger service is subsidized by the United States Department of Transportation via the Essential Air Service program.

Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, Port Alexander is assigned AHP by the FAA and PTD by the IATA. The airport's ICAO identifier is PAAP.

Facilities and aircraft

Port Alexander Seaplane Base has one seaplane landing area designated N/S which measures 3,000 by 300 feet (914 x 91 m). For the 12-month period ending December 31, 2006, the airport had 325 aircraft operations, an average of 27 per month: 77% air taxi and 23% general aviation.

Airlines and destinations

The following airline offers scheduled passenger service:


Port Alexander Seaplane Base Wikipedia

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