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Lake Hood Harbor, Anchorage

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Lake Hood Strip is a state-owned public-use general aviation airstrip adjacent to the Lake Hood Seaplane Base, three miles (5 km) southwest of downtown Anchorage in the U.S. state of Alaska. The airstrip and seaplane base are located at Lake Hood, just east of Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport. The gravel strip airport's previous code of has been decommissioned and combined with as another landing surface.
Lake Hood Strip has one runway (14/32) a gravel surface measuring 2,200 x 75 ft. (671 x 23 m). There are 437 aircraft based at this airport: 97% single-engine and 3% multi-engine. With our international travel planner, Anchorage attractions like Lake Hood Harbor can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Where else can you see float planes docked around the lake like boats? We were able to learn about the history of planes in Alaska and see them up close. The highlight was watching them take off... 
    Where else can you see float planes docked around the lake like boats? We were able to learn about the history of planes in Alaska and see them up close. The highlight was watching them take off...  more »
  • It was fun to watch the planes that took off and landed one after the other. There is a nice little walking path near the shore and benches to sit on while you view the planes, 
    It was fun to watch the planes that took off and landed one after the other. There is a nice little walking path near the shore and benches to sit on while you view the planes,  more »

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