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|Home to some of the action in the 1994 film, "On Deadly Ground", the Valdez Airport offers the public easy travels within their small system.|
A majority of the taxi rides into the town are convenient. The Valdez Yellow Cab company runs this route for the traveler. There is a rental car company for use to tourist, Valdez-U-Drive, which is conveniently located within the airport. The small city of Valdez is located east of the airport and the traveler has the convenience of the highway to lead them straight into the town within an easy 3 miles, or 6km.
About Valdez Airport
The airport, now referred to as Valdez Pioneer Field in honor of Alaska’s pioneer aviators, is home to one terminal with their main flight being the one to and from Anchorage that runs about twice a day in both directions. However, plenty of air taxis and other aerial uses make up for a majority of their operations, which range up to thirty-five a day, according to records taken in 2008. The Port of Valdez is also close by.
Unlike huge terminals, this airport does not host any food accommodations or amenities. However, the airport is hoping to change this as there is office space available to rent within the terminal. Moreover, while it is capable of hosting huge flights with their one runway, fuel is not readily available to their flights and it has to be arranged prior. ERA Aviation (an Alaska Airlines partner) and Grant Aviation are the main providers of the daily service to and from Valdez Airport.
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While Pioneer Field is a small airport it tries to make sure that their travelers have the smoothest time while there as possible in order to make their trip out of or into the city memorable. They even offer parking if you need to leave your car there for an extended stay. As long as you do not find yourself hungry or in need of entertainment, Valdez Airport will be sure to help make one’s trip as enjoyable as possible.
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