Anchorage International Airport

The Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC) is the principal hub for Alaska’s most populous city, Anchorage. This airport links Alaska with continental USA, and international destinations, making it one of the most important transit facilities in the region. Open for business since the early 1950s, this airport has expanded to handle five million passengers per year, who can choose from over 30 non-stop destinations.

The facilities are pretty comprehensive at this airport’s two terminals, and passengers will find all of their travelling needs catered to. There are numerous ATMs where you can take out the local currency for monetary concerns, and there is free WiFi access and a post office for your communications needs.

In terms of shopping, there are 16 retail outlets, which include a duty-free outlet, a few newsagencies, souvenir shops, and book stores. There are also plenty of eateries you can duck into, from grilles, restaurants, cafes, fast food restaurants, pubs and coffee bars.

There is an Alaska Sports Hall of Game, and art displays by the indigenous people located in various points in the terminal buildings to entertain passengers while they wait. You will also find a spa and a hairdresser should you want to relax or primp. Travellers can also access information desks for any further needs.

You can find lots of connecting routes from Australia to Anchorage, and there are plenty of airlines travelling between the two. Look for flights with carriers like Air Canada, Qantas, Delta, United, American Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, and Alaska Airlines.

Travel Information

·         The drive into town should only take you 15 minutes, and you just need to hop on Minnesota Drive/Walter J. Hickel Parkway, and then continue on this road to I Street, and this road will take you to the centre of Anchorage. There are rental agencies in the airport, but you can also book a car with Skyscanner online.

·         Buses are the primary public transportation, and hopping on the bus into town will take 20 minutes and cost 2USD ($3). There are also shuttle services that are more expensive, but these will take you door-to-door. Skyscanner can help you find private airport transfers if you’d prefer, as you can compare prices and book these in advance.

·         Passengers can take taxis into town from both terminals, and the journey should only take 15 minutes long. Expect the fare to come to about 25USD ($33), not including tip.


Please note that information is correct as of April 2017

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Anchorage International Airport

PO Box 196960,
AK 99519-6960,

Tel:+1 (0)907 2662526
Fax:+1 (1)907 2430663

 Location Details

Longitude:149° 59' 7'' W
Latitude:61° 10' 9'' N

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