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St. George Airport (Alaska)

Airport information
Airport typePublic
OwnerAlaska DOT&PF - Central Region
ServesSt. George, Alaska
Elevation38 m (125 ft)
Aircraft operations264
Enplanements (2008)604

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St. George Airport is a state-owned, public-use airport located four nautical miles (7 km) of the central business district of St. George, a city in the Aleutians West Census Area of the U.S. state of Alaska. Scheduled airline service to Anchorage International Airport is provided by Peninsula Airways (PenAir). It is publicly owned and managed by Alvin Merculief. Its aircraft operations are 98 percent air taxi and two percent transient general aviation. Pilots are requested to avoid flights below 1000 feet above ground level from May 1 to October 31 in certain areas of St. George Island with active bird populations and seal rookeries.

As per Federal Aviation Administration records, this airport had 604 commercial passenger boardings (enplanements) in calendar year 2008, a decrease of 5% from the 637 enplanements in 2007. St. George Airport is included in the FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems (2009 2013), which categorizes it as a general aviation facility.

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