Juneau International Airport is a public-use airport and seaplane base in the business district of Juneau, a city and borough in the U.S. state of Alaska that has no direct road access to the outside world. It is owned by the City of Janeau.
JNU airport is located seven nautical miles (8 mi, 13 km) northwest of the central business district of Juneau. It covers an area of 662 acres (268 ha).
Airport Stats & Facts
- For 1015-2019, The National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems categorized it as a primary commercial service (nonhub) airport.
- For the 12-month period ending December 31, 2018, the Juneau airport had over 100,000 aircraft operations, an average of 300 per day.
Airport Traveling Tips
- Passengers are advised to arrive at least 2 hours before the scheduled flight departure.
- To ensure a smooth check-in process, passengers should pack carry-on luggage in an appropriate manner, have photo ID ready, and read all the airline guidelines properly prior to arriving at the airport.
- For any information, travelers can visit the information desk, located on the first floor near the baggage claim carousel.
- Before visiting the airport for a flight, please have a look at the JNU Airport map here.
Passenger Pickup and Drop-off
- Passengers can be picked up or dropped off at the curbside.
- People waiting for the arriving passengers can use the Cell Phone Waiting Lot, located next to Alaska Industrial Hardware and Shell Simmons Drive.
- The arriving passenger should disembark, collect their luggage, and then call the driver’s cell phone to be picked up at the terminal curbside.
- Remember that there is no waiting allowed along the curb in the loading/unloading zone, and short term parking is available in the parking lot with the first 15 minutes free of charge.
- For arriving flights: Arrival flight status provides the arrival times, delays, and time to land, gate information, etc. for the Juneau Airport.
- For departing flights: Departing flight status shows scheduled vs actual departure, gate information, map tracking, and flight delays.
- Book a flight at JNU here, to get the best deals.
Juneau International Airport has one main terminal with two floors - 1st Floor and 2nd Floor, and 5 gates.
Gate 1, baggage claim, rental car counters, meeting rooms, main terminal entrance, etc. is on the first floor of the terminal.
At the second floor you can find gate 2, gate 3, gate 4, and gate 5. In addition to these departure lounge, arriving passenger greeting area, control tower, etc. are on this floor.
To see the terminal location, and for more information, please refer to the JNU Airport Map here.
The various airlines served at Juneau International Airport include Alaska Airlines, Alaska Seaplanes, Delta Air Lines, Harris Air, Ward Air, and Island Air Express.
The short-term parking at Juneau Airport is available directly in front of the terminal building. It allows for 15 minutes of FREE parking, and also offers several handicap accessible spaces.
First 15 minutes - Free
16-60 minutes - $3
Each extra hour - $2
No Maximum Rate
The long-term parking is also available directly in front of the terminal building. It offers several handicap accessible spaces as well.
First 120 minutes - $5
Each extra hour - $1
Daily Rate: $14/day
Weekly Rate: $75/week
Passengers have many options for ground transportation after arriving at the Juneau International Airport. From public transport to rental cars to taxis, and more, they can choose according to their requirement and convenience.
The rental cars counter is located at the second floor of the terminal. Some of the well-known providers include Alamo, Budget, Avis, etc.
Capital Cab, EverGreen Taxi, Juneau Taxi & Tours are some of the well-known taxi service providers.
Mass transit is available through the City and Borough of Juneau’s public transit system, Capital Transit.
Amenities & Services
For visitors to have a great time, Juneau International Airport provides plenty of amenities and services including:
- Restaurants, bars, and cafes.
- Store, gift shops, and local souvenir shops.
- Free Wi-Fi.
- Pet Relief Areas
Address: 1721 Crest St Juneau, AK 99801 USA
Phone: (907) 789 7821
Juneau Airport: A Brief History Timeline
- In 1948, the first portion of the new Juneau Municipal Airport terminal was constructed
- During World War II, Juneau Airport was used by the United States Army Air Forces as a transport link between the combat bases being established in the Aleutians and airfields in the mainland United States.
- In 1963, Pan Am was operating daily Boeing 707 jetliner flights to Seattle via a stop at Annette Island.
- By 1969, Alaska Airlines was operating Boeing 727-100 jet service into the airport on a daily basis with a round trip.
- In 1968, Wien was operating Fairchild F-27 turboprop flights into the airport three days a week on a routing of Juneau - Whitehorse - Fairbanks.
- On January 22, 1976, the City Assembly passed Resolution 353 formally changing the name of the Juneau Municipal Airport to “JUNEAU INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT”.
- In1984, the Juneau Airport terminal was expanded to the east. The expansion added a two-story large air carrier concourse.
- In 2014, Delta Air Lines returned to Juneau offering first seasonal, and then year round service before leaving the market again at the end of 2016.