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Lake Hood Strip Airport


The city of Anchorage in Alaska is a consolidated municipality. Covering almost two-fifth of the State of Alaska, Anchorage is the largest city in Alaska. The city offers numerous natural spectacles that captures the attention of the visitors and is also well served with hospitals, media and television centers, and an influential press. The city has four airports among which Lake Hood Strip Airport is of considerable importance.

Lake Hood Strip Airport is a public-owned airport that has been coded as Z41 by International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).

The key features of the Lake Hood Strip Airport, Alaska can be listed as follows:
  • The airport is open for civilians
  • The runway of the airport is unpaved, measuring 2200 feet in length that makes it suitable for small and light aircrafts
  • Lake Hood Strip Airport neither provides customs service nor does it have any officially published instrument approach (known as Instrument Flight Rules or IFR) that makes it unsuitable for landing as well as taking off during bad weather of inadequate light
  • The entire area around the Lake Hood Strip Airport is highly sensitive to noises
  • The airfield type of Lake Hood Strip Airport is Seaplane base
  • The airport also has an on-field Automated Surface Observing System (ASOS)
  • As many as 437 aircrafts are based on-field at Lake Hood Strip Airport of which, 425 are single-engine airplanes and the remaining 12, are multi-engine airplanes
In addition to this, Lake Hood Strip Airport in Alaska, USA also provides an array of facilities and services which include:
  • Aviation fuel
  • Passenger terminal and lounge
  • Pilots lounge / Snooze room
  • Public Telephone
  • Internet access
  • Restrooms
  • Lodging
  • Taxiway around Lake Hood is used by motor vehicles/bicyclists/joggers and tour buses
  • WX camera available on internet

Anchorage offers awesome experience of flying over the metropolitan area as well as the waters of Knik Arm and Turnagain Arm. The northern part of the city presents sceneries of the regions along the Glenn Highway, including Fort Richardson Military Reservation. The eastern portion covers the area beyond urban Anchorage and comprises the foothills of the beautiful Chugach Mountains. The southern part on the other hand includes images of the southern Anchorage extending along Turnagain Arm along the New Seward Highway, while the western area is bounded by the waters of Knik Arm and Turnagain Arm, and also includes Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport.

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