St. George Airport in St. George Island in Alaska is a state-owned public use airport. Located four nautical miles (five miles or seven kilometers) from the central business district of the city of St. George in the Aleutians West Census Area of Alaska, it resides at an elevation of 125 feet or 38 meters above mean sea level and can be found on the map using the coordinates 56°34′38″N, 169°39′49″W. St. George Airport has an asphalt runway with a direction of 11/29 and with length of 4,980 feet or 1,518 meters. With 604, 610, and 643 enplanements recorded for 2008, 2009, and 2010, respectively, the airport is categorized as a general aviation airport by the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011-2015. During the period between May 1 and October 31, pilots are advised to avoid flying below 1,000 feet above ground level in certain areas of St. George Island due to the active bird populations and seal rookeries.
Services and Facilities
Scheduled passenger airline service is provided by PenAir (Peninsula Airways). It connects St. George Island to Anchorage and St. Paul via Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport and St. Paul Island Airport, respectively.
Airports near St George Island: