Adak Airport United States
Adak Airport (IATA: ADK, ICAO: PADK, FAA LID: ADK) is a state owned, public use airport located west of Adak, on Adak Island in the U.S. state of Alaska. The airport is the farthest west for the entire United States at 176.64W.
Adak’s airport is one of the largest and most sophisticated airports in the Aleutian Islands. Built by the U.S. Navy for Naval air transport, the airport is a world-class facility consisting of a 7,800-foot (2,400 m) runway and a 7,600-foot (2,300 m) runway, equipped with an Instrument Landing System and glideslope which facilitate Instrument Flight Rules landings. Adak currently has scheduled jet service provided by Alaska Airlines.
As per Federal Aviation Administration records, the airport had 1,989 passenger boardings (enplanements) in calendar year 2008, 1,907 enplanements in 2009, and 2,097 in 2010. It is included in the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015, which categorized it as a general aviation facility (the commercial service category requires at least 2,500 enplanements per year).