Northway Army Airfield

Northway Army Airfield
IATA: noneICAO: none
Airport type Military
Owner United States Army
Location Northway, Alaska
Elevation AMSL 1,715 ft / 523 m
Coordinates 62°57′40″N 141°55′41″W / 62.96111°N 141.92806°W / 62.96111; -141.92806Coordinates: 62°57′40″N 141°55′41″W / 62.96111°N 141.92806°W / 62.96111; -141.92806
Northfield AAF

Location of airport in Alaska

Direction Length Surface
ft m
5/23 5,100 1,554 Asphalt

Northway Army Airfield former United States Army airfield located in Northway, a community located in the Southeast Fairbanks Census Area of the U.S. state of Alaska.[1] During World War II for northbound Lend-Lease aircraft on the Northwest Staging Route, the flight strip at Northway was the first stop in the Territory of Alaska.[2]

See also


  1. 1 2 FAA Airport Master Record for ORT (Form 5010 PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective May 31, 2012.
  2. Smith, Blake W. Wings Over the Wilderness. Hancock House Publishers, 2008, p. 61.

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