FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 20, 2019
Contact: Airport Operations, 907-474-2522
After reviewing public comment and in coordination with stakeholders, the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities, State of Alaska at the Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) has approved small jet aircraft operations effective immediately on the East Ramp including surfaces, taxiways, and runway 2R-20L in accordance with FAI’s existing Runway Design Code B-II (AAC: B – Approach speed 91 knots or more but less than 121 knots; ADG: II – Tail Height 20’ – < 30’ and Wingspan 49’ - < 79’).
Fairbanks International Airport is the gateway to Alaska’s interior and Denali National Park. It’s one half of the Alaska International Airport System and serves more than a million passengers annually. Equipped to handle any size and type of aircraft, anytime, with state-of-the-art landing systems and terminal facilities. Accounts for 1 in 20 jobs for a total of 1,900 jobs in Fairbanks.