Travel Info


Anchorage is Alaska’s major airport.

The Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport is only 15 minutes from downtown. Taxi fare is $20, shuttle fare is $10. Additional information is available at

Things to do:

  • Tourist season runs from mid-May to mid-September. Come early and take in some sights before NMDC. This year tourist season runs through 17-September.
  • The website provides wealth of useful information.
  • See for things to do in the greater Anchorage area. Events, tours, dining, arts, deals.


This table shows the year-round flights to Anchorage. International flights from Asia via Seattle will be shortest.  Note: Anchorage is one-hour earlier than US Pacific Time.

From To Miles Hours Carriers
Chicago, IL Anchorage, AK 2847 6 hr 15 min Alaska Airlines
Denver, CO Anchorage, AK 2399 5 hr 22 min Alaska Airlines, American Airlines
Los Angeles, CA Anchorage, AK 2343 5 hr 14 min Alaska Airlines, American Airlines
Las Vegas, NV Anchorage, AK 2293 5 hr 20 min Alaska Airlines
Minneapolis, MN Anchorage, AK 2512 5 hr 45 min Delta, Sun Country
Phoenix, AZ Anchorage, AK 2549 5 hr 51 min US Airways, United
Portland, OR Anchorage, AK 1539 3 hr 49 min Alaska Airlines
Seattle, WA Anchorage, AK 1445 3 hr 34 min Jet Blue, Alaska Airlines


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