Point Hope Airport (IATA: PHO, ICAO: PAPO, FAA LID: PHO) is a state-owned public-use airport located two miles (3 km) southwest of the central business district of Point Hope, a city in the North Slope Borough of the U.S. state of Alaska. Point Hope is located in the Lisburne Peninsula, on the Chukchi Sea coast.
== Facilities ==
Point Hope Airport covers an area of 22 acres (8.9 ha) and contains one asphalt paved runway designated 1/19 which measures 4,000 x 75 ft (1,219 x 23 m).As per Federal Aviation Administration records, the airport had 4,580 commercial passenger boardings (enplanements) in calendar year 2005 and 4,900 enplanements (4,359 scheduled and 541 unscheduled) in 2006.
(Airport Infos by Wikipedia)
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This app is based on the Google Maps API, which on the one hand provides a powerful programming interface for web-based mapping applications, and on the other hand opens access to high quality satellite imagery for places all over the world.
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