|Kotzebue Airport Shuttles|
|Ralph Wien Memorial Airport abbreviated OTZ is located roughly 1 mile south of downtown Kotzebue, Alaska. The airport is named after Ralph Wien a pilot that started the first airline in Alaska, the Wien Air Alaska.|
Most people in Alaska get around by skies, snowmobile, sled, or when there are road available car. There is not a dedicated road system in Alaska. Many of the towns are only accessible by plane. There are several places to stay in Kotzebue, it’s a small little village such as The Nullagvik Hotel.
About Kotzebue Airport
Wien died in a plane crash on Columbus Day in 1930, in front of a large audience of people. Kotzebue is a Northwest Arctic Borough in Alaska. There are approximately 3 thousand people that live there; making it the largest city in the area. The climate is subarctic meaning there are long very col winter and short summers that have cool to mild weather.
Things to know about Kotzebue
Restaurants near OTZ
Things to do in Kotzebue
There are so many things to do at the park. Bring out your inner Eskimo as you help with the day-to-day activities of the natives; the local elders will show you how they place their fishing nets to catch salmon and how to prepare them after they are caught. You’ll get hands-on knowledge on harvesting plants also.
OTZ Contact Information