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Lake Hood Harbor, Anchorage

#6 of 16 in Nature in Anchorage
Water Body · Hidden Gem · Landmark
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.
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  • This is one of the largest if not the largest floatplane base in the word. There is not place to go to restroom unless you are going with one of the places that take off from the area. However, it.....  more »
  • Lake Hood is the world's largest float plane airport. There are many places around the lake to watch take offs and landings. If you like small planes, you should definitely stop there.  more »

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