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PTH Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: PTH / PAPH
Airport Names:
  1. Port Heiden Airport
  2. Port Heiden Air Force Station
  3. Fort Morrow Army Airfield
Location: Port Heiden, Alaska, United States
GPS Coordinates: 56°57'33"N by 158°37'59"W
Area Served: Port Heiden, Alaska
Operator/Owner: State of Alaska DOT&PF - Central Region
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 95 feet (29 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Port Heiden Airport (PTH):

  • Because of Port Heiden Airport's relatively low elevation of 95 feet, planes can take off or land at Port Heiden 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 Port Heiden Airport (PTH) is Chignik Fisheries Airport (KCG), which is located 44 miles (71 kilometers) S of PTH.
  • Port Heiden Airport (PTH) has 2 runways.
  • Port Heiden Airport is a state owned, public use airport located six nautical miles northeast of the central business district of Port Heiden, in the Lake and Peninsula Borough of the U.S.
  • The airport was built in 1942 after the World War II Japanese attack on the Aleutian Islands.
  • The furthest airport from Port Heiden Airport (PTH) is George Airport (GRJ), which is located 10,850 miles (17,462 kilometers) away in George, South Africa.
  • In addition to being known as "Port Heiden Airport", other names for PTH include "Port Heiden Air Force Station" and "Fort Morrow Army Airfield".
  • On April 30, 2008, a Cessna Citation Excel business jet veered off the gravel runway 23 upon landing in a crosswind.

Map of Nearest Airports from Port Heiden Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Port Heiden Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
144.35 miles (71.37 km) SChignik Fisheries Airport (KCG)Chignik, Alaska, United States.View Chignik Fisheries Airport on a map View satellite image of Chignik Fisheries Airport Set KCG as destination Airport Get more information about Chignik Fisheries Airport
244.93 miles (72.32 km) SChignik Lagoon Airport (KCL)Chignik Lagoon, Alaska, United StatesView Chignik Lagoon Airport on a map View satellite image of Chignik Lagoon Airport Set KCL as destination Airport Get more information about Chignik Lagoon Airport
346.43 miles (74.72 km) NEUgashik Bay Airport (UGB)Pilot Point, Alaska, United StatesView Ugashik Bay Airport on a map View satellite image of Ugashik Bay Airport Set UGB as destination Airport Get more information about Ugashik Bay Airport
446.69 miles (75.14 km) SChignik Bay Seaplane Base (KBW)Chignik, Alaska, United States.View Chignik Bay Seaplane Base on a map View satellite image of Chignik Bay Seaplane Base Set KBW as destination Airport Get more information about Chignik Bay Seaplane Base
548.95 miles (78.78 km) SChignik Lake Airport (KCQ)Chignik Lake, Alaska, United StatesView Chignik Lake Airport on a map View satellite image of Chignik Lake Airport Set KCQ as destination Airport Get more information about Chignik Lake Airport
658.43 miles (94.03 km) NEPilot Point Airport (PIP)Pilot Point, Alaska, United StatesView Pilot Point Airport on a map View satellite image of Pilot Point Airport Set PIP as destination Airport Get more information about Pilot Point Airport
760.49 miles (97.35 km) NEUgashik Airport (UGS)Ugashik, Alaska, United StatesView Ugashik Airport on a map View satellite image of Ugashik Airport Set UGS as destination Airport Get more information about Ugashik Airport
875.46 miles (121.44 km) SSWPerryville Airport (KPV)Perryville, Alaska, United StatesView Perryville Airport on a map View satellite image of Perryville Airport Set KPV as destination Airport Get more information about Perryville Airport
996.70 miles (155.62 km) NNEEgegik Airport (EGX)Egegik, Alaska, United StatesView Egegik Airport on a map View satellite image of Egegik Airport Set EGX as destination Airport Get more information about Egegik Airport
1098.71 miles (158.85 km) SWPort Moller Airport (PML)Cold Bay, Alaska, United StatesView Port Moller Airport on a map View satellite image of Port Moller Airport Set PML as destination Airport Get more information about Port Moller Airport
11116.68 miles (187.79 km) WSWNelson Lagoon Airport (NLG)Nelson Lagoon, Alaska, United StatesView Nelson Lagoon Airport on a map View satellite image of Nelson Lagoon Airport Set NLG as destination Airport Get more information about Nelson Lagoon Airport
12129.57 miles (208.52 km) NClarks Point Airport (CLP)Clarks Point, Alaska, United StatesView Clarks Point Airport on a map View satellite image of Clarks Point Airport Set CLP as destination Airport Get more information about Clarks Point Airport
13134.54 miles (216.52 km) NNESouth Naknek Airport (WSN)South Naknek, Alaska, United StatesView South Naknek Airport on a map View satellite image of South Naknek Airport Set WSN as destination Airport Get more information about South Naknek Airport
14134.94 miles (217.16 km) SSWSand Point Airport (SDP)Sand Point, Alaska, United StatesView Sand Point Airport on a map View satellite image of Sand Point Airport Set SDP as destination Airport Get more information about Sand Point Airport
15136.14 miles (219.09 km) NNENaknek Airport (NNK)Naknek, Alaska, United StatesView Naknek Airport on a map View satellite image of Naknek Airport Set NNK as destination Airport Get more information about Naknek Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Port Heiden Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Port Heiden Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
110,850.22 miles (17,461.69 km) SGeorge Airport (GRJ)George, South AfricaView George Airport on a map View satellite image of George Airport Set GRJ as destination Airport Get more information about George Airport
210,843.02 miles (17,450.10 km) SCape Town International Airport (CPT)Cape Town, South AfricaView Cape Town International Airport on a map View satellite image of Cape Town International Airport Set CPT as destination Airport Get more information about Cape Town International Airport
310,836.89 miles (17,440.25 km) SPort Elizabeth International Airport (PLZ)Port Elizabeth, South AfricaView Port Elizabeth International Airport on a map View satellite image of Port Elizabeth International Airport Set PLZ as destination Airport Get more information about Port Elizabeth International Airport
410,798.85 miles (17,379.02 km) SSWPort Alfred Airport (AFD)Port Alfred, South AfricaView Port Alfred Airport on a map View satellite image of Port Alfred Airport Set AFD as destination Airport Get more information about Port Alfred Airport
510,755.74 miles (17,309.64 km) SSWEast London Airport (ELS)East London, South AfricaView East London Airport on a map View satellite image of East London Airport Set ELS as destination Airport Get more information about East London Airport
610,646.44 miles (17,133.73 km) SSWMthatha Airport (UTT)Mthatha, South AfricaView Mthatha Airport on a map View satellite image of Mthatha Airport Set UTT as destination Airport Get more information about Mthatha Airport
710,582.57 miles (17,030.95 km) SSWMargate Airport (MGH)Margate, KwaZulu-Natal, South AfricaView Margate Airport on a map View satellite image of Margate Airport Set MGH as destination Airport Get more information about Margate Airport
810,540.87 miles (16,963.85 km) SKleinsee Airport (KLZ)Kleinzee, South AfricaView Kleinsee Airport on a map View satellite image of Kleinsee Airport Set KLZ as destination Airport Get more information about Kleinsee Airport
910,538.89 miles (16,960.65 km) SMafeteng Airport (MFC)Mafeteng, LesothoView Mafeteng Airport on a map View satellite image of Mafeteng Airport Set MFC as destination Airport Get more information about Mafeteng Airport
1010,535.13 miles (16,954.60 km) SSWSemonkong Airport (SOK)Semonkong, LesothoView Semonkong Airport on a map View satellite image of Semonkong Airport Set SOK as destination Airport Get more information about Semonkong Airport
1110,533.59 miles (16,952.13 km) SSWLebakeng Airport (LEF)Lebakeng, LesothoView Lebakeng Airport on a map View satellite image of Lebakeng Airport Set LEF as destination Airport Get more information about Lebakeng Airport
1210,526.97 miles (16,941.47 km) SSWLesobeng Airport (LES)Lesobeng, LesothoView Lesobeng Airport on a map View satellite image of Lesobeng Airport Set LES as destination Airport Get more information about Lesobeng Airport
1310,520.45 miles (16,930.98 km) SWild Coast Sun Airport (MZF)Mzamba, South AfricaView Wild Coast Sun Airport on a map View satellite image of Wild Coast Sun Airport Set MZF as destination Airport Get more information about Wild Coast Sun Airport
1410,520.45 miles (16,930.98 km) SAggeneys Airport (AGZ)Aggeneys, South AfricaView Aggeneys Airport on a map View satellite image of Aggeneys Airport Set AGZ as destination Airport Get more information about Aggeneys Airport
1510,513.38 miles (16,919.60 km) SSWMoshoeshoe I International Airport (MSU)Maseru, LesothoView Moshoeshoe I International Airport on a map View satellite image of Moshoeshoe I International Airport Set MSU as destination Airport Get more information about Moshoeshoe I International Airport