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YAK Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: YAK / PAYA
Airport Names:
  1. Yakutat Airport
  2. Yakutat Army Airfield
Location: Yakutat, Alaska, United States
GPS Coordinates: 59°30'11"N by 139°39'37"W
Area Served: Yakutat, Alaska
Operator/Owner: State of Alaska DOT&PF - Southeast Region
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 33 feet (10 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Yakutat Airport (YAK):

  • Yakutat Airport origins date from 1940 when Yakutat Army Airfield was constructed as part of the United States Army's long-range defense program for Alaska.
  • Because of Yakutat Airport's relatively low elevation of 33 feet, planes can take off or land at Yakutat Airport 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.
  • The closest airport to Yakutat Airport (YAK) is Icy Bay Airport (ICY), which is located 77 miles (124 kilometers) WNW of YAK.
  • The furthest airport from Yakutat Airport (YAK) is Port Elizabeth International Airport (PLZ), which is located 10,551 miles (16,979 kilometers) away in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.
  • Yakutat Airport (YAK) has 2 runways.
  • Yakutat Airport is a state owned, public use airport located three nautical miles southeast of the central business district of Yakutat, a city and borough in the U.S.
  • In addition to being known as "Yakutat Airport", another name for YAK is "Yakutat Army Airfield".

Map of Nearest Airports from Yakutat Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Yakutat Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
176.75 miles (123.52 km) WNWIcy Bay Airport (ICY)Icy Bay, Alaska, United StatesView Icy Bay Airport on a map Set ICY as destination Airport Get more information about Icy Bay Airport
2106.29 miles (171.05 km) WNWYakataga Airport (CYT)Cape Yakataga, Alaska, United StatesView Yakataga Airport on a map Set CYT as destination Airport Get more information about Yakataga Airport
3114.83 miles (184.80 km) NEHaines Junction Airport (YHT)Haines Junction, Yukon, CanadaView Haines Junction Airport on a map Set YHT as destination Airport Get more information about Haines Junction Airport
4130.73 miles (210.39 km) NBurwash Airport (YDB)Burwash Landing, Yukon, CanadaView Burwash Airport on a map Set YDB as destination Airport Get more information about Burwash Airport
5146.68 miles (236.06 km) EHaines Airport (HNS)Haines, Alaska, United StatesView Haines Airport on a map Set HNS as destination Airport Get more information about Haines Airport
6148.93 miles (239.67 km) SEElfin Cove Seaplane Base (ELV)Elfin Cove, Alaska, United StatesView Elfin Cove Seaplane Base on a map Set ELV as destination Airport Get more information about Elfin Cove Seaplane Base
7152.44 miles (245.33 km) ESkagway Airport (SGY)Skagway, Alaska, United StatesView Skagway Airport on a map Set SGY as destination Airport Get more information about Skagway Airport
8159.26 miles (256.30 km) ESEGustavus Airport (GST)Gustavus, Alaska, United StatesView Gustavus Airport on a map Set GST as destination Airport Get more information about Gustavus Airport
9163.31 miles (262.82 km) NWMay Creek Airport (MYK)May Creek, Alaska, United StatesView May Creek Airport on a map Set MYK as destination Airport Get more information about May Creek Airport
10167.60 miles (269.72 km) ESEExcursion Inlet Seaplane Base (EXI)Excursion Inlet, Alaska, United StatesView Excursion Inlet Seaplane Base on a map Set EXI as destination Airport Get more information about Excursion Inlet Seaplane Base
11173.30 miles (278.90 km) NWMcCarthy Airport (MXY)McCarthy, Alaska, United StatesView McCarthy Airport on a map Set MXY as destination Airport Get more information about McCarthy Airport
12178.72 miles (287.62 km) ENEErik Nielsen Whitehorse International Airport (YXY)Whitehorse, Yukon, CanadaView Erik Nielsen Whitehorse International Airport on a map Set YXY as destination Airport Get more information about Erik Nielsen Whitehorse International Airport
13180.50 miles (290.49 km) ESEHoonah Airport (HNH)Hoonah, Alaska, United StatesView Hoonah Airport on a map Set HNH as destination Airport Get more information about Hoonah Airport
14190.65 miles (306.82 km) ESEFunter Bay Seaplane Base (FNR)Funter Bay, Alaska, United StatesView Funter Bay Seaplane Base on a map Set FNR as destination Airport Get more information about Funter Bay Seaplane Base
15194.81 miles (313.51 km) NNWChisana Airport (CZN)Chisana, Alaska, United StatesView Chisana Airport on a map Set CZN as destination Airport Get more information about Chisana Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Yakutat Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Yakutat Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
110,550.55 miles (16,979.42 km) SSEPort 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
210,541.50 miles (16,964.85 km) SSEPort 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
310,520.13 miles (16,930.47 km) SSEEast 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
410,495.16 miles (16,890.28 km) SSEGeorge Airport (GRJ)George, South AfricaView George Airport on a map Set GRJ as destination Airport Get more information about George Airport
510,431.04 miles (16,787.09 km) SSEMthatha Airport (UTT)Mthatha, South AfricaView Mthatha Airport on a map Set UTT as destination Airport Get more information about Mthatha Airport
610,414.95 miles (16,761.19 km) SECape 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
710,403.75 miles (16,743.17 km) SSEMargate Airport (MGH)Margate, KwaZulu-Natal, South AfricaView Margate Airport on a map Set MGH as destination Airport Get more information about Margate Airport
810,326.88 miles (16,619.46 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
910,321.84 miles (16,611.34 km) SSEPietermaritzburg Airport (PZB)Pietermaritzburg, South AfricaView Pietermaritzburg Airport on a map Set PZB as destination Airport Get more information about Pietermaritzburg Airport
1010,318.88 miles (16,606.58 km) SSELebakeng Airport (LEF)Lebakeng, LesothoView Lebakeng Airport on a map Set LEF as destination Airport Get more information about Lebakeng Airport
1110,307.97 miles (16,589.03 km) SSESemonkong Airport (SOK)Semonkong, LesothoView Semonkong Airport on a map Set SOK as destination Airport Get more information about Semonkong Airport
1210,306.08 miles (16,585.99 km) SSELesobeng Airport (LES)Lesobeng, LesothoView Lesobeng Airport on a map Set LES as destination Airport Get more information about Lesobeng Airport
1310,294.82 miles (16,567.86 km) SSEMafeteng Airport (MFC)Mafeteng, LesothoView Mafeteng Airport on a map Set MFC as destination Airport Get more information about Mafeteng Airport
1410,282.54 miles (16,548.10 km) SSEMokhotlong Airport (MKH)Mokhotlong, LesothoView Mokhotlong Airport on a map Set MKH as destination Airport Get more information about Mokhotlong Airport
1510,276.07 miles (16,537.70 km) SSEMoshoeshoe I International Airport (MSU)Maseru, LesothoView Moshoeshoe I International Airport on a map Set MSU as destination Airport Get more information about Moshoeshoe I International Airport