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WFB Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: WFB /
Airport Names:
  1. Ketchikan Harbor Seaplane Base
  2. 5KE
Location: Ketchikan, Alaska, United States
GPS Coordinates: 55°20'39"N by 131°39'47"W
Area Served: Ketchikan, Alaska
Airport Type: Public use
Elevation: 0 feet (0 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Ketchikan Harbor Seaplane Base (WFB):

  • The closest airport to Ketchikan Harbor Seaplane Base (WFB) is Ketchikan International Airport (KTN), which is located only 2 miles (3 kilometers) WNW of WFB.
  • Because of Ketchikan Harbor Seaplane Base's relatively low elevation of 0 feet, planes can take off or land at Ketchikan Harbor Seaplane Base at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • As per Federal Aviation Administration records, the airport had 38,945 passenger boardings in calendar year 2008, 40,462 enplanements in 2009, and 43,737 in 2010.
  • The furthest airport from Ketchikan Harbor Seaplane Base (WFB) is Port Alfred Airport (AFD), which is located 10,613 miles (17,079 kilometers) away in Port Alfred, South Africa.
  • Ketchikan Harbor Seaplane Base has one seaplane landing area designated NW/SE which measures 10,000 x 1,500 ft.
  • Ketchikan Harbor Seaplane Base (WFB) currently has only 1 runway.
  • In addition to being known as "Ketchikan Harbor Seaplane Base", another name for WFB is "5KE".

Map of Nearest Airports from Ketchikan Harbor Seaplane Base:

List of Nearest Airports from Ketchikan Harbor Seaplane Base:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
11.99 miles (3.21 km) WNWKetchikan International Airport (KTN)Ketchikan, Alaska, United StatesView Ketchikan International Airport on a map Set KTN as destination Airport Get more information about Ketchikan International Airport
215.12 miles (24.33 km) SSEMetlakatla Seaplane Base (MTM)Metlakatla, Annette Island, Alaska, United StatesView Metlakatla Seaplane Base on a map Set MTM as destination Airport Get more information about Metlakatla Seaplane Base
321.17 miles (34.07 km) SAnnette Island Airport (ANN)Annette Island, Alaska, United StatesView Annette Island Airport on a map Set ANN as destination Airport Get more information about Annette Island Airport
438.99 miles (62.75 km) WNWHollis Clark Bay Seaplane Base (HYL)Hollis, Alaska, United StatesView Hollis Clark Bay Seaplane Base on a map Set HYL as destination Airport Get more information about Hollis Clark Bay Seaplane Base
541.60 miles (66.95 km) NWThorne Bay Seaplane Base (KTB)Thorne Bay, Alaska, United StatesView Thorne Bay Seaplane Base on a map Set KTB as destination Airport Get more information about Thorne Bay Seaplane Base
646.83 miles (75.37 km) WSWHydaburg Seaplane Base (HYG)Hydaburg, Alaska, United StatesView Hydaburg Seaplane Base on a map Set HYG as destination Airport Get more information about Hydaburg Seaplane Base
757.67 miles (92.81 km) WNWKlawock Airport (KLW)Klawock, Alaska, United StatesView Klawock Airport on a map Set KLW as destination Airport Get more information about Klawock Airport
858.96 miles (94.89 km) WCraig Seaplane Base (CGA)Craig, Alaska, United StatesView Craig Seaplane Base on a map Set CGA as destination Airport Get more information about Craig Seaplane Base
962.20 miles (100.10 km) WWaterfall Seaplane Base (KWF)Waterfall, Alaska, United StatesView Waterfall Seaplane Base on a map Set KWF as destination Airport Get more information about Waterfall Seaplane Base
1064.99 miles (104.59 km) NWCoffman Cove Seaplane Base (KCC)Coffman Cove, Alaska, United StatesView Coffman Cove Seaplane Base on a map Set KCC as destination Airport Get more information about Coffman Cove Seaplane Base
1170.35 miles (113.21 km) WNWNaukati Bay Seaplane Base (WNC)Tuxekan Island, Alaska, United StatesView Naukati Bay Seaplane Base on a map Set WNC as destination Airport Get more information about Naukati Bay Seaplane Base
1275.28 miles (121.16 km) ENEHyder Seaplane Base (WHD)Hyder, Alaska, United StatesView Hyder Seaplane Base on a map Set WHD as destination Airport Get more information about Hyder Seaplane Base
1376.71 miles (123.45 km) WNWTokeen Seaplane Base (TKI)Tokeen, Alaska, United StatesView Tokeen Seaplane Base on a map Set TKI as destination Airport Get more information about Tokeen Seaplane Base
1477.12 miles (124.11 km) ENEStewart Aerodrome (ZST)Stewart, British Columbia, CanadaView Stewart Aerodrome on a map Set ZST as destination Airport Get more information about Stewart Aerodrome
1577.87 miles (125.32 km) NWNorth Whale Seaplane Base (WWP)North Whale Pass, Alaska, United StatesView North Whale Seaplane Base on a map Set WWP as destination Airport Get more information about North Whale Seaplane Base

Map of Furthest Airports from Ketchikan Harbor Seaplane Base:

List of Furthest Airports from Ketchikan Harbor Seaplane Base:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
110,612.68 miles (17,079.40 km) SEPort Alfred Airport (AFD)Port Alfred, South AfricaView Port Alfred Airport on a map Set AFD as destination Airport Get more information about Port Alfred Airport
210,605.64 miles (17,068.08 km) SEEast London Airport (ELS)East London, South AfricaView East London Airport on a map Set ELS as destination Airport Get more information about East London Airport
310,603.78 miles (17,065.09 km) SEPort Elizabeth International Airport (PLZ)Port Elizabeth, South AfricaView Port Elizabeth International Airport on a map Set PLZ as destination Airport Get more information about Port Elizabeth International Airport
410,534.24 miles (16,953.17 km) SEMthatha Airport (UTT)Mthatha, South AfricaView Mthatha Airport on a map Set UTT as destination Airport Get more information about Mthatha Airport
510,529.75 miles (16,945.95 km) SEMargate Airport (MGH)Margate, KwaZulu-Natal, South AfricaView Margate Airport on a map Set MGH as destination Airport Get more information about Margate Airport
610,510.26 miles (16,914.58 km) SEGeorge Airport (GRJ)George, South AfricaView George Airport on a map Set GRJ as destination Airport Get more information about George Airport
710,466.55 miles (16,844.24 km) SSEKing Shaka International (DUR)Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South AfricaView King Shaka International on a map Set DUR as destination Airport Get more information about King Shaka International
810,453.19 miles (16,822.74 km) SEPietermaritzburg Airport (PZB)Pietermaritzburg, South AfricaView Pietermaritzburg Airport on a map Set PZB as destination Airport Get more information about Pietermaritzburg Airport
910,429.83 miles (16,785.15 km) SSERichards Bay Airport (RCB)Richards Bay, KwaZulu-Natal, South AfricaView Richards Bay Airport on a map Set RCB as destination Airport Get more information about Richards Bay Airport
1010,429.12 miles (16,784.01 km) SELebakeng Airport (LEF)Lebakeng, LesothoView Lebakeng Airport on a map Set LEF as destination Airport Get more information about Lebakeng Airport
1110,413.46 miles (16,758.79 km) SELesobeng Airport (LES)Lesobeng, LesothoView Lesobeng Airport on a map Set LES as destination Airport Get more information about Lesobeng Airport
1210,411.58 miles (16,755.77 km) SESemonkong Airport (SOK)Semonkong, LesothoView Semonkong Airport on a map Set SOK as destination Airport Get more information about Semonkong Airport
1310,400.05 miles (16,737.21 km) SEMokhotlong Airport (MKH)Mokhotlong, LesothoView Mokhotlong Airport on a map Set MKH as destination Airport Get more information about Mokhotlong Airport
1410,389.23 miles (16,719.80 km) SEMafeteng Airport (MFC)Mafeteng, LesothoView Mafeteng Airport on a map Set MFC as destination Airport Get more information about Mafeteng Airport
1510,388.48 miles (16,718.60 km) ESECape Town International Airport (CPT)Cape Town, South AfricaView Cape Town International Airport on a map Set CPT as destination Airport Get more information about Cape Town International Airport