2021 ANC Emergency Response Exercise


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:

  1. At the North Terminal, and
  2. On the East end of the airfield near Jewel Lake Rd.

Passersby can expect to see a large presence of Emergency Services Personnel and Equipment, and simulated casualties.

Do not be alarmed.


About Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport and Alaska DOT&PF

Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport is an important gateway to the city of Anchorage and the State of Alaska. More than 5 million passengers fly through ANC annually. Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport is responsible for approximately 22,080 airport & community jobs, earning $1 billion. That’s 1 in 10 jobs in Anchorage.

The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities oversees 237 airports, 10 ferries serving 35 communities, more than 5,600 miles of highway and 776 public facilities throughout the state of Alaska. The mission of the department is to “Keep Alaska Moving through service and infrastructure.”

GARAGE UPDATE: The airport parking garage is operating at 50% reduced capacity until October 2023 as maintenance work is completed. Travelers are encouraged to allow extra time when arriving to utilize offsite parking if needed (learn more). Motorists looking for their vehicle moved due to the construction, or any other parking issue, can call Republic Parking at 907-677-1074.