|Port of Anchorage Shuttles|
||Alaska holds many beautifully kept secrets of the United States of America. It is considered by many as the last frontier, a mass of uncharted land holding the natural beauty of wildlife completely untouched by mankind.|
The Alaska Railroad runs daily throughout the summer connecting travelers to the best parts of Alaska. There is Regal Air, a small plane service that is a fun way to see those spectacular glaciers from above. Alaska Park Connection runs a daily motor coach service that also provides highlight tours.
The most immediate transportation option, and the popular in Anchorage, is the Magic Bus Shuttle Service that provide various options in transportation style ranging from limo’s to small sedans that transport large and small groups to their requested destinations for rides to and from Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport.
About the Port of Anchorage
The Port of Anchorage, also known simply as POA, is a deep-water port with two petroleum berths and four bulk carrier berths. The POA is an entire enterprise department ran under the Municipality of Anchorage. It is distinguished from other municipal departments due to the port creating enough revenue to solely support its operations as well as paying its own annual fees to the municipality.
The Mayor of Anchorage Alaska gets the honor of appointing the POA Director. The POA has 2,400 employees and 9 commissioners that generate an average of 10 million dollars in operating revenue. Serving Alaska since 1961, the POA has provide 52 years of uninterrupted service. 90 percent of consumer goods that are used for 85 percent of the state of Alaska come through the POA.
The Anchorage Local Area and Tourist Sites
In Anchorage, Alaska you can view the vibrant blues, pinks, greens, and yellows of the gorgeous Northern Lights. This is an activity that nearly every local as well as tourist doesn’t leave Anchorage without experiencing. Another unique experience is the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. Each year, strong teams of canines push through the roughest most terrain of the snowy Alaskan terrain to see who will come out on top. An additional highlight of the Anchorage area are the glaciers. There are glaciers in Anchorage that have shaped Alaska’s geography for thousands of years. These offer a piece of history that is nearly impossible to pass up a chance to experience.