August 2021

1. Coronavirus Update at ANC: 

  • The Airport remains open and operational. ANC uses airport-cleaning methods and materials with multilayer cleaning protocols in its facilities that reduce the potential for acquiring communicable diseases. For more on what ANC is doing to keep travelers and employees safe, please visit our website at ancairport.com.
  • The State of Alaska has no special entry or travel testing requirements. Visit AlaskaSafeTravels.com for traveler information and advisories, as well as links to community-specific travel restrictions, and information about arriving via the Alaska Ferry or road.
  • Beginning June 1, 2021, at participating airports, all travelers to Alaska will be eligible to receive a free COVID-19 vaccine.  Click HERE to schedule an appointment

2. Triennial Emergency Response Exercise:   A full-scale emergency preparedness exercise will be performed on August 7th, 2021 at the Airport.   FAA requires one every 3 years to evaluate the effectiveness of the Airport’s emergency plan.  During the training exercise plumes of smoke and active emergency response vehicles on the southeast side of the Airport may be visible.

3. Cell Phone Parking Lot: If you’re picking up passengers, there is a free cell phone lot available for drivers to wait until arriving passengers have deplaned, collected luggage and called to be picked up. The cell phone lot is located in a designated area of the DOT&PF Central Region Headquarters parking lot – just two-minutes away from both the South and North Terminals. Directions to the lot: From International Airport Road driving west to the airport, turn right at the Aviation Avenue exit and follow signs to the lot. Click HERE for a location map.

4. Airport Recruitment:  The Airport is hiring! Click HERE to view recruitment videos. Information on these opportunities can be found on Workplace Alaska or through Local 71 at the following web addresses: local71.com/jobs and JoinANC.com. Active recruitments are listed below.

  • Maintenance Specialist Journey I  $23.60/Hr
  • Heavy Equipment Mechanic  $23.60-26.18/Hr Class A CDL required within 90 days of hire
  • Maintenance Specialist, Electrician Journey II/Lead $26.73-29.64/Hr Class B CDL required 90 days of hire
  • Maintenance Specialist (HVAC) Journey I $23.60/Hr (Requires Current Refrigerant Certification)
  • Maintenance Specialist Electronic Technician $26.73/Hr
  • Equipment Operator Journey II $23.60/Hr
  • Airport Leasing Specialist 1 $23.35/Hr
  • Airport Police & Fire Officer IV  $37.51/Hr

5. Sign up for GovDelivery: Follow the link below to receive emails on DOT related items such as Airport leasing public notices and visit us on Facebook and Twitter. service.govdelivery.com/accounts/AKDOT/subscriber/new

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.