Merle K. Smith Airport is a public use airport which is located in Cordova district of Alaska and there is no road access to other cities. The owner of this airport is the State of Alaska and it is known as a primary commercial airport. The name of Merle K. (Mudhole) Smith Airport was kept after Mudhole who was a pilot and he was the president of Cordova Airlines. It was a major airport hub in the year 1943 to the year 1968. Later on, Cordova airlines took away by the Alaska airlines in the year 1968. It covers almost an area of around 2959 acres and elevation above sea level of 54 feet.
This airport had more than 14,000 aircraft operations in the year 2011 in which 29% operations were of air taxi, 18% were scheduled commercial, 46% were general aviation and around 7% of military operations. The largest flights which fly to Cordova are operated by Alaska Airlines. The main airlines which operate through this airport are Ravn Alaska and Alaska airlines.
Ravn Alaska- Anchorage
Alaska Airlines- Seattle, Yakutat, Juneau, Anchorage
This airport has two runways and the first one is 9/27 with Asphalt surface and the second one is 16/34 with a gravel surface. Merle K mudhole smith airport ensures that the passengers are able to get the best travel experience in the famous airlines to the cities like Anchorage, Juneau, Seattle and some more. The passengers can book their tickets to the destination cities online with taking help of the official website. One can get all the basic amenities and services like shopping, free WiFi, parking, hotels and resting rooms at this airport. The customer service support of the airport helps the passengers to get rid of all the queries.