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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 25, 2013
No.: 13-2511
Contact: Margaret Tyler, 907-266-2694,

2013 Alaska Aviation Careers and Airport Job Fair

(ANCHORAGE, Alaska) – The Alaska Aviation Careers and Airport Job Fair will be held on Saturday, March 23, 2013, at the North Terminal of Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC), 4600 Postmark Road, Anchorage, AK 99502. There is no fee to attend, and parking at the North Terminal Lot is free to those who attend the event.

The Alaska Aviation Careers and Airport Job Fair is a collaborative effort between the Federal Aviation Administration Education program, Alaska Department of Labor, Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities, and Northern Air Cargo. It is expected to showcase approximately 300 seasonal, full-time and part-time jobs available at the airport. The job fair will run from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.

Participating at the Fair this year are companies such as Alaska Airlines, Alaska State Troopers, Delta Global Services, Everts Air Cargo, FedEx Express, HMS Host, Lynden Air Cargo, Northern Air Cargo, Pegasus Aviation Services, Silver Gulch, and the State of Alaska. “There are great opportunities represented at the Job Fair,” said Trudy Wassel, Division Operations Manager at ANC. “From part-time summer jobs to long-term careers, it’s all here! There are positions with the Airport Police and Fire, Airfield Maintenance and Facilities sections, and many jobs with our carriers, concessions and other airport businesses.”

The Alaska International Airport System (AIAS)- comprised of Ted Stevens Anchorage and Fairbanks International Airports - is home to over 30 international and domestic airlines providing passenger and cargo service throughout Alaska, the United States, Europe, and Asia. AIAS is an extraordinary economic engine; serving nearly 6 million passengers per year and accounting for 1 in 10 jobs in Anchorage and 1 in 20 jobs in Fairbanks. The purpose of AIAS is "To Keep Alaska Flying and Thriving."

The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities oversees 255 airports, 11 ferries serving 35 communities, 5,619 miles of highway and 720 public facilities throughout the state of Alaska. The mission of the department is to “Get Alaska Moving through service and infrastructure.”

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