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For more than 50 years, Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport has played an integral role in the growth of Anchorage and the State of Alaska. Today, the airport has an exciting and dynamic future, with geographic location providing unlimited potential moving goods and services and infrastructure to be used in the global marketplace.

Real ID

Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport and the Alaska DMV have teamed up to help Alaskans get a REAL ID quickly and easily. Book your appointment online ( to get your REAL ID at our North Terminal. Not sure what to bring? For a Real ID checklist, visit:

Posted by Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport on Monday, February 3, 2020

Airport Facts:

  • Less than 9.5 hours from 90% of the industrial world.
  • #2 in the US for landed weight of cargo aircraft. (Memphis, TN is #1)
  • Among the top 5 in the world for cargo throughput
  • Over 5 Million Passengers Served Annually
  • World's largest and busiest floatplane base
  • Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport is responsible for approximately 15,577 airport & community jobs, earning $1 billion. That's 1 in 10 jobs in Anchorage!

The mission of DOT&PF is to "Keep Alaska Moving through service and infrastructure."
The purpose of the Alaska International Airport System is to Keep Alaska Flying and Thriving