Fairbanks International Airport FAI
- located in Central Alaska's west Coast area - is known as the gateway to Alaska's Interior and Denali National Park. The Airport is also the commercial hub for, and primary provider of, goods and services to northern Alaska – a vast, sparsely settled roadless region more than twice the size of California, reliably accessible only by air.
FAI Airport is open daily, 24/7. Check-in counters & Security screening are open between 4am-5am and is closed between 11:30pm-2:30am (Alaska Standard Time).
With around 900,000 passengers a year and a long runway, Alaska Airlines offers year-round daily direct flights to locations in Alaska and the Lower 48, while several regional airlines provide service to Anchorage and interior rural communities. The Airport is also making efforts to establish flights to the Asian continent.
A flight departing from Seattle would arrive at Fairbanks Airport about 3.5 hrs later.
Major domestic airlines currently include Alaska 1-800-252-7522, Delta 1-800221-1212 & Frontier;
International airlines currently include Condor 1-800-524-6975 and Air North Charter 907-474-3999 or 1-80-661-0407.
Airline check-in counters open 4am-5am, but are closed between 11:30pm & 2:30am.
The passenger terminal at Fairbanks International Airport
has recently been renovated enabling regional, domestic and international air carriers to be in the same building. The small terminal has an astounding capacity for U.S. Customs and Immigration processing, and of wide-body international passenger aircraft arrival.
Services and amenities include on level 1 an ATM machine, gate lounge, Military Lounge (tel. 1-907-455-0236), rental car counters and international processing; and on level 2 a gate lounge and gates 1-6, public amenities, food & drink and international passenger screening. As HMSHost is now in charge of food & drink offerings, it added in Spring 2016 a new Starbucks.
Lost & Found is upstairs in the Administration Offices (across from Rvn Ticket Coouer) -e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Note that this Terminal has been described by 'The Atlantic Cities' magazine to be one of the world's nine most beautiful terminals.
Current Airlines serving Fairbanks Airport:
- Current domestic airlines: Alaska (tel. 1-800-252-7522) & Delta (tel. 800-221-1212) , as well as smaller airlines ConocoPhillips' Shared Service Aviation, Everts Air, 40-Mile Air, Frontier Flying Service, Ravn Alaska, Warbelow's Air Ventures and Wright Air Service.
- Current International Airlines: Air North Charter (tel. 907-474-9999 or 1-800-661-0407) and Condor (tel. 1-800-524-6975).