Wednesday, June 19, 2024

ANC ranked as third busiest in the world for cargo in 2022

The Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC) surpassed Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) to claim the slot for third busiest airport in the world for cargo. In 2022, 3,461,603 metric tons of cargo transited ANC’s runways. The rankings of airports are conducted by the Airport Council International World. “ANC is committed to continue serving as one […]

Alaska airports receive national recognition for snow and ice control

ANC reports 2021 figures

The Northeast Chapter of the American Association of Airport Executives (NEC AAAE) announced this week that Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC) and Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) received Balchen Post Awards for excellence in the performance of snow and ice control. ANC won first place in the large airport category and FAI earned an honourable […]

Emergency response exercise at Anchorage Airport

The Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC) is conducting an emergency response exercise on Saturday, August 7 from 7:30 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. In accordance with federal regulations, ANC must conduct a full-scale emergency response exercise at least once every 36 calendar months. The exercise will take place in two locations: At the North Terminal, and On the East end […]

Anchorage Airport is the fourth busiest cargo airport

Campbell steps up for ANC

The Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport is the fourth busiest cargo airport in world. Governor Mike Dunleavy said, “Alaska is open for business and with nearly $1 billion of developments planned for ANC, we expect this economic hub for the state to keep growing.” Nearly 3.16 million metric tons of cargo, a 15% increase from […]

Anchorage Airport hits a milestone

Campbell steps up for ANC

More than 3.48 million tons of air cargo landed at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC) in 2020 a 16% increase over the record setting volumes in 2019. “The tremendous surge in cargo volumes through ANC has been fuelled by an increase in e-commerce, PPE, and displaced belly cargo,” commented airport director Jim Szczesniak. “The pandemic […]

ANC-PIT enter co-operative partnership

FedEx Express increases capacity from Asia Pacific

Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC) and Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) have announced plans to work together to better streamline the air cargo supply chain. The agreement between the two US airports will boost sales and marketing efforts at both facilities, with a particular emphasis on cargo. “We are continuing to build Pittsburgh International Airport into an […]

ANC receives prestigious US recognition for snow clearing

Snow removal crews at the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC) received the Balchen/Post Award, honourable mention, for excellence in the performance of airport snow and ice control from the American Association of Airport Executives for the 2019-2020 snow season. A selection committee of industry experts selected ANC as a top airport from amongst all […]

Positive COVID-19 test in Alaska associated with cargo flight

On Thursday, March 12, Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC) was notified that an individual associated with an cargo flight tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The patient is a foreign national who developed a fever and respiratory symptoms shortly after arriving in Anchorage the day before. The patient immediately contacted their physician and […]

Business gets a warm reception in Anchorage

With its geographic location, you may assume Alaska is unbearably cold but Jim Szczesniak insists it is warmer than you think. The airport manager for Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport, who took over from John Parrott in January last year, says Alaska’s largest city is warmer than his native Chicago. Like much of the industry, […]

Amazon Air to start flights to Anchorage airport

ANC reports 2021 figures

Amazon Air will launch Boeing 767 flights to Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport on 27 June. The online retailer will utilise the Alaskan airport’s Kulis Business Park, located south of the East-West runways. On Anchorage Airport’s Twitter feed, airport manager Jim Szczesniak says: “This is the second new airline we’ve welcomed to Anchorage Airport this […]

E-commerce behind solid growth at Anchorage

ANC reports 2021 figures

Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport experienced solid air cargo growth in 2018 helped by its location between the world’s two largest e-commerce markets. Air cargo grew by 2.5% to 2.8 million tonnes at the world’s fifth busiest cargo airport, with its geographic position between the world’s two largest economies, which happen to be the largest […]

Szczesniak to take over as manager of Anchorage Airport

Alaska State Governor, Bill Walker, has appointed Jim Szczesniak manager of Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (TSAIA), starting his new job on 22 January. Szczesniak, who is taking over from John Parrott, has a BS in Aviation Management from Southern Illinois University and an MBA in Accounting and Finance from the University of Chicago. He […]

ACI: Hong Kong retains position as world’s busiest cargo hub in 2016

The world’s top 20 cargo airports grew 3.3 per cent in 2016 as air cargo markets experienced a revival in the second half of 2016, Airports Council International (ACI) revealed in its 2016 world airport traffic rankings. The top 20 handled 47.4 million tonnes between them, representing 44 per cent of global volumes between them. […]

ACI reveals top 20 cargo hubs for 2015

Most of the world’s top 20 airports saw at least small amounts of growth in 2015, with Hong Kong International Airport retaining the top spot, according to Airports Council International (ACI). The association says total cargo volumes including mail grew by 2.4 per cent and among the top 20 airports, only four saw a fall […]