The World’s Most Dangerous Airports

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Ketchikan Airport, Alaska

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The state of Alaska controls the Ketchikan International Airport. Ketchikan International opened in its current form in 1973. Local residents and aviation studies fought for its inauguration. Ketchikan International is the fifth busiest airport in Alaska.

This airport stations on Gravina island. There’s no roadways between this airport and Ketchikan district. A ferry transports passengers to and fro.

Ketchikan International spreads across 2,600 acres. The airport looms 27 metres above sea level. It possesses a 2,286 asphalt runway.

From January, 2010, to January, 2011, Ketchikan International recorded 15,959 aircraft operations.

Pilots positioned at this Alaskan airport suffer from extreme cold, high winds, and poor visibility when flying.

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