Sand Point Airport

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Sand Point Airport
Airport type Public
Owner Alaska DOT&PF - Central Region
Serves Sand Point, Alaska
Elevation AMSL 21 ft / 6 m
Coordinates 55°18′49″N 160°31′17″W / 55.31361°N 160.52139°W / 55.31361; -160.52139Coordinates: 55°18′49″N 160°31′17″W / 55.31361°N 160.52139°W / 55.31361; -160.52139
SDP is located in Alaska
Location of airport in Alaska
Direction Length Surface
ft m
13/31 5,213 1,589 Asphalt
Statistics (2003)
Aircraft operations 2,012

Sand Point Airport (IATA: SDP[2], ICAO: PASD[3], FAA LID: SDP) is a state owned, public use airport located two nautical miles (4 km) southwest of the central business district of Sand Point,[1] a city in the Aleutians East Borough in the U.S. state of Alaska. Scheduled airline service to Anchorage International Airport is provided by Peninsula Airways (PenAir).[4]

As per the Federal Aviation Administration, this airport had 4,296 passenger boardings (enplanements) in calendar year 2008,[5] 3,957 in 2009, and 4,281 in 2010.[6] The National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2011–2015 categorized it as a non-primary commercial service airport.[7]

Facilities and aircraft

Sand Point Airport resides at elevation of 21 feet (6 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 13/31 with an asphalt surface measuring 5,213 by 150 feet (1,589 x 46 m).[1] For the 12-month period ending December 16, 2003, the airport had 2,012 aircraft operations, an average of 167 per month: 59.6% general aviation, 32.6% air taxi, and 7.8% scheduled commercial.[1]

Airline and destinations

The following airline offers scheduled passenger service:

Airlines Destinations
PenAir Anchorage[4]


Carrier shares: January – December 2013[8]
Carrier   Passengers (arriving and departing)
Grant Aviation
Top domestic destinations: Jan. – Dec. 2013[8]
Rank Destination Airport Passengers
2013 2012
1 Anchorage, AK Ted Stevens Anchorage International (ANC) 3,850 3,650
2 King Salmon, AK King Salmon Airport (AKN) 30 30
3 Cold Bay, AK Cold Bay Airport (CDB) 30 70
4 Unalaska, AK Unalaska Airport (DUT) 20 10
5 King Cove, AK King Cove Airport (KVC) 20 <10
6 Akun, AK Akutan Airport (7AK) <10 <10
7 St. George Island, AK St. George Airport (STG) <10 <10
8 St. Paul, AK St. Paul Island Airport (SNP) <10 <10


  1. ^ a b c d FAA Airport Master Record for SDP (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. effective November 15, 2012.
  2. ^ "IATA Airport Code Search (SDP: Sand Point / Municipal)". International Air Transport Association. Retrieved June 11, 2014.
  3. ^ "Alaskan ICAO Identifiers". Location Identifiers (Order JO 7350.8Y). Federal Aviation Administration. December 12, 2013. External link in |work= (help)
  4. ^ a b "Where We Fly". Peninsula Airways (PenAir). Retrieved June 11, 2014.
  5. ^ "Enplanements for CY 2008" (PDF, 1.0 MB). CY 2008 Passenger Boarding and All-Cargo Data. Federal Aviation Administration. December 18, 2009. External link in |work= (help)
  6. ^ "Enplanements for CY 2010" (PDF, 189 KB). CY 2010 Passenger Boarding and All-Cargo Data. Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2011. External link in |work= (help)
  7. ^ "2011–2015 NPIAS Report, Appendix A" (PDF, 2.03 MB). National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems. Federal Aviation Administration. October 4, 2010. External link in |work= (help)
  8. ^ a b "Sandpoint, AK: Sand Point (SDP)". Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA), U.S. Department of Transportation. December 2013. Retrieved June 11, 2014.

External links

  • FAA Alaska airport diagram (GIF)
  • Topographic map from USGS The National Map
  • FAA Terminal Procedures for SDP, effective November 8, 2018
  • Resources for this airport:
    • FAA airport information for SDP
    • AirNav airport information for PASD
    • ASN accident history for SDP
    • FlightAware airport information and live flight tracker
    • NOAA/NWS latest weather observations for PASD
    • SkyVector aeronautical chart for SDP
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