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Kokhanok Airport Resurfacing and Fencing

Project # SFAPT00361

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The Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities, in cooperation with the Alaskan Region of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), is proposing to resurface the runway, turnarounds, taxiway, and apron, and extend perimeter fencing at the Kokhanok Airport.

The proposed project includes the following activities:

  • Resurface Runway 07/25, turnarounds, taxiway, and apron and apply dust palliative
  • Regrade Runway and Taxiway Safety Areas
  • Replace edge lighting, conduits, electrical conductors, reflective cones, and markers
  • Improve drainage, including modifications to existing culverts and regrading foreslopes and ditches
  • Replace aircraft tie-downs
  • Construct approximately 1,100 linear feet of chain link fence
  • Replace and/or relocate navigational aids, including but not limited to, primary wind cone, supplemental wind cone, and rotating beacon
  • Upgrade electrical enclosure building components
  • Clear and grub vegetation
  • Provide up to two off-airport material source sites and access for contractor use to supply the project with material needs during construction

The project will include geotechnical investigations of the existing airport embankment and potential local material sources to supply the project with borrow, processed aggregates and/or rock. Other field studies include topographic survey, wetlands delineation, invasive species survey, and a cultural resources survey. Field studies are projected to begin in summer 2023. Construction of the project is anticipated to begin as early as summer 2025.

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