© John Doherty
Petersburg is also home to an
airport and seadrome. The 6,000 x 150 paved and
lighted airport is home to 2 fixed wing amphibious air taxis
and a helicopter charter firm, as well as being serviced twice
daily by Alaska Airlines 737 jet service from both Seattle
and Anchorage. 100LL and Jet A fuel are available, as well
as tie downs. The airport is located 1 mile SE of downtown.
The seadrome, _ mile SW of downtown, is home to 2 float equipped
air taxis and has a float for loading and off-loading as well
as run-up ramps for overnight stays. No fuel is available
at the Seadrome.
Scenery abounds for the flightseer!
A 45 minute flight will readily acquaint you with glaciers,
alpine and lower wilderness lakes, as well as fishing and
hunting areas. and perhaps a few whales! If you come equipped
for water landings, there are many lakes and inlets to fly
to, some of which have USFS cabins, which can be rented by