Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC)
(Anchorage, Alaska - AK, USA)
Facilitating travel for some five million passengers per year, Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC) is a busy airport and actually America's premier facility in terms of cargo. Close to both Southwood Park and Turnagain Heights, and situated just 5 miles / 8 km to the south-west of downtown Anchorage, almost ten percent of all jobs in Anchorage are related to the city's busy airport and aviation industry.
The airport itself is integral to both the city of Anchorage and to the entire state of Alaska, for which it provides an important gateway. With daily flights to US cities, as well as to a variety of international destinations, the airport's two terminals are constant hives of activity and service around 60 different airlines, of which Alaska Airlines is especially prominent.
Buses operated by the Municipality of Anchorage People Mover Bus Company run to downtown Anchorage and other destinations from the airport, such as the city's Midtown district and neighboring ski resort of Girdwood. Taxis, private shuttle operators, free hotel shuttles and limousines are all available at Ted Stevens Anchorage Airport, transporting you to your accommodation. Hire cars are also provided onsite by a number of internationally known companies. Near to Anchorage Airport and connected by public transport are the national parks of Denali, Lake Clark and Wrangell St. Elias.
About Anchorage Tourism
Anchorage is a wealthy oil city, attracting visitors with both business and leisure agendas. Those in the latter category come for the city's mix of modern facilities including its centers of cultural and historical interest. Places worthy of note include the Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum, Anchorage Fire Department Museum, Oscar Anderson House Museum, Alaska State Troopers Museum, Museum of Natural History, and the Heritage Library Museum.
Ted Stevens Airport (ANC) offers the advantage of being close to both the city of Anchorage itself, and the spectacular Alaskan wilderness and its many recreational activities. For families staying in Anchorage, the H2Oasis Indoor Waterpark provides a fun day out for all the family with its myriad of water-based attractions, while both Alaska Zoo and the exciting Imaginarium complex are also worthy of a mention. Meanwhile, sport lovers often come to the city to check out the impressive baseball and ice hockey scenes.
Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC):|
|Address: 5000 West International Airport Road, Anchorage, 99502, Alaska (AK), USA|
|Airport Code: ANC
Tel: +1 907 266 2525
Fax: +1 907 266 2458