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An aerodrome (Commonwealth English) or airdrome (American English) is a location from which aircraft flight operations take place, regardless of whether they involve air cargo, passengers, or neither.
An air taxi is a small commercial aircraft which makes short flights on demand.
AirNav.com is a supplemental resource for pilots and aviation enthusiasts.
Alaska (Alax̂sxax̂) is a U.S. state located in the northwest extremity of North America.
The Alaska Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development (DCCED or DCED) is a department within the government of Alaska.
The Alaska House of Representatives is the lower house in the Alaska Legislature, the state legislature of the U.S. state of Alaska.
Alaska Natives are indigenous peoples of Alaska, United States and include: Iñupiat, Yupik, Aleut, Eyak, Tlingit, Haida, Tsimshian, and a number of Northern Athabaskan cultures.
The Alaska political corruption probe refers to a 2003 to 2010 widespread investigation by the Public Integrity Section of the U.S. Department of Justice, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the Internal Revenue Service into political corruption of nine then-current or former Alaskan state lawmakers, as well as Republican US Representative Don Young and then-US Senator, Republican Ted Stevens.
The Alaska Railroad is a Class II railroad which extends from Seward and Whittier, in the south of the state of Alaska, in the United States, to Fairbanks (passing through Anchorage), and beyond to Eielson Air Force Base and Fort Wainwright in the interior of that state.
The Alaska Senate is the upper house in the Alaska Legislature, the state legislature of the U.S. state of Alaska.
The Alaska Time Zone observes standard time by subtracting nine hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC−09:00).
Anatomy of a Ghost was an American emo and screamo band from Portland, Oregon, some of whose members originally hailed from Alaska.
The Anchorage Metropolitan Statistical Area, as defined by the United States Census Bureau, is an area consisting of the Municipality of Anchorage and the Matanuska-Susitna Borough in the south central region of Alaska.
Anchorage (officially called the Municipality of Anchorage) (Dena'ina Athabascan: Dgheyaytnu) is a unified home rule municipality in the U.S. state of Alaska.
The Arctic Predators were a professional indoor football (a variation of American football) team that played in 2010 as a member of the.
Area code 907 covers the state of Alaska, except for the small southeastern community of Hyder, which uses area code 250 and area code 236 of neighboring Stewart, British Columbia.
Athabaskan or Athabascan (also Dene, Athapascan, Athapaskan) is a large family of indigenous languages of North America, located in western North America in three groups of contiguous languages: Northern, Pacific Coast and Southern (or Apachean).
Barbara Wohlfarth is a Swedish, German and Swiss Quaternary geologist and paleoclimatologist active at Stockholm University.
The name Basil (royal, kingly) comes from the male Greek name Vassilios (female version Bασιλική), which first appeared during the Hellenistic period.
Bristol Sheeran Marie Meyer (née Palin; born October 18, 1990) is an American public speaker and reality television personality. She is the oldest daughter and second of five children of Todd and Sarah Palin. Palin competed in the fall 2010 season of Dancing with the Stars and reached the finals, finishing in third place. In summer 2011, Palin released a memoir Not Afraid of Life: My Journey So Far. In summer 2012, she starred in the Lifetime show Bristol Palin: Life's a Tripp. Her most recent television series was as a member of the fall 2012 all-star cast of ''Dancing with the Stars'''s 15th season, where she was eliminated in the fourth week of competition.
Chad Carpenter (born ca. 1968) is an American cartoonist, best known for his comic panel Tundra.
Charles R. Huggins (born January 27, 1947) is an American politician who was a Republican member of the Alaska Senate, representing District D. He was President of the Alaska Senate during the 28th Alaska Legislature, leading a caucus of 13 Republicans and 2 Democrats.
Climate change is a change in the statistical distribution of weather patterns when that change lasts for an extended period of time (i.e., decades to millions of years).
A commuter town is a town whose residents normally work elsewhere but in which they live, eat and sleep.
Cook Inlet (Dena'ina: Tikahtnu) stretches from the Gulf of Alaska to Anchorage in south-central Alaska.
A country is a region that is identified as a distinct national entity in political geography.
The Dena'ina (own name: in the Inland dialect, in the Upper Inlet dialect) or formerly Tanaina are an Alaska Native Athabaskan people of the Athabaskan-speaking ethnolinguistic group.
Dorothy G. Page (January 23, 1921 – November 16, 1989) was best known as "Mother of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race", the 1,049-mile (about 1,600 km) dog sled race across the U.S. state of Alaska.
Sarah Palin was a member of the City Council of Wasilla, Alaska from 1992 to 1996 and the city's mayor from 1996 to 2002.
An electro-mat, sometimes referred to as an anti-moose mat, is an electrical mat used to keep large wildlife such as moose or bears away from certain areas where their presence could cause issues.
The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner is a morning daily newspaper serving the city of Fairbanks, Alaska, the Fairbanks North Star Borough, the Denali Borough, and the Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area in the United States state of Alaska.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) of the United States is a national authority with powers to regulate all aspects of civil aviation.
Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) are publicly announced standards developed by the United States federal government for use in computer systems by non-military government agencies and government contractors.
The Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) is a database that contains name and locative information about more than two million physical and cultural features located throughout the United States of America and its territories.
The George Parks Highway (numbered Interstate A-4 and signed Alaska Route 3), usually called simply the Parks Highway, runs 323 miles (520 km) from the Glenn Highway 35 miles (56 km) north of Anchorage to Fairbanks in the Alaska Interior.
A ghost town is an abandoned village, town, or city, usually one that contains substantial visible remains.
The Glenn Highway (part of Alaska Route 1) is a highway in the U.S. state of Alaska, extending from Anchorage near Merrill Field to Glennallen on the Richardson Highway.
Hatcher Pass (3,886 ft or 1,148 m) is a mountain pass through the southwest part of the Talkeetna Mountains, Alaska.
A Heliport is by definition an area of land, water, or structure used or intended to be used for the landing and takeoff of helicopters, and includes its buildings and facilities (if any).
History (originally The History Channel from 1995 to 2008) is a history-based digital cable and satellite television network that is owned by A&E Networks, a joint venture between the Hearst Communications and the Disney–ABC Television Group division of the Walt Disney Company.
Ice Road Truckers (commercially abbreviated IRT) is a reality television series that premiered on History, on June 17, 2007.
The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race is an annual long-distance sled dog race run in early March from Anchorage to Nome, entirely within the US state of Alaska.
The Indoor Football League (IFL) is a professional indoor American football league created in 2008 out of the merger between the Intense Football League and United Indoor Football.
Known just as the Iron Dog or Iron Dog Race, originally known as the Iron Dog Gold Rush Classic and for a few years the Tesoro Iron Dog, is an off-road snowmobile race across Alaska, USA.
John Baldwin Gourley (born June 12, 1981) is an American musician, singer, and songwriter from Alaska.
John Sidney McCain III (born August 29, 1936) is an American politician serving as the senior United States Senator from Arizona, a seat he was first elected to in 1986.
The City and Borough of Juneau (Tlingit: Dzánti K'ihéeni), commonly known as Juneau, is the capital city of Alaska.
The Köppen climate classification is one of the most widely used climate classification systems.
The Kenai Peninsula is a large peninsula jutting from the coast of Southcentral Alaska.
Knik-Fairview is a census-designated place (CDP) in Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska, United States.
Lake Lucille is a lake within the municipal limits of Wasilla, Alaska, located at.
Lawrence Richard Csonka (born December 25, 1946) is a former professional American football fullback and was inducted to both the College Football Hall of Fame and Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Levi Keith Johnston (born May 3, 1990) is an American model and actor, best known as the twice-former fiancé of Bristol Palin and father of their son Tripp.
Lisa Kelly (born December 8, 1980) is an American trucker who has been featured on the History channel reality television series Ice Road Truckers and its spinoff series IRT: Deadliest Roads.
The U.S. state of Alaska is divided into 19 organized boroughs and one Unorganized Borough.
Alaska is a state of the United States situated in the northwest extremity of the North American continent.
The Governor of Alaska is the chief executive of the U.S. state of Alaska.
The United States of America is a federal republic consisting of 50 states, a federal district (Washington, D.C., the capital city of the United States), five major territories, and various minor islands.
Lyda N. Green (born October 16, 1938 in Livingston, Texas) is a retired educator and Republican politician in the U.S. state of Alaska.
Lynn Gattis (born in Arcata, California) is an American politician and a Republican member of the Alaska House of Representatives since January 18, 2013 representing District 9.
Mat-Su Regional Medical Center is a 74-bed general hospital in the U.S. state of Alaska.
Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District (MSBSD) is a school district based in the city of Palmer, Alaska.
Matanuska-Susitna Borough (often referred to as the Mat-Su Borough) is a borough located in the U.S. state of Alaska.
Matanuska-Susitna Valley (known locally as the Mat-Su or The Valley) is an area in Southcentral Alaska south of the Alaska Range about north of Anchorage, Alaska.
In many countries, a mayor (from the Latin maior, meaning "bigger") is the highest-ranking official in a municipal government such as that of a city or a town.
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel is a daily morning broadsheet printed in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Mount POW/MIA is a mountain in the U.S. state of Alaska that has been dedicated to all the soldiers that are or have been given the status of Prisoner of War or Missing in Action (POW/MIA).
A municipal corporation is the legal term for a local governing body, including (but not necessarily limited to) cities, counties, towns, townships, charter townships, villages, and boroughs.
The North American Numbering Plan (NANP) is a telephone numbering plan that encompasses 25 distinct regions in twenty countries primarily in North America, including the Caribbean and the U.S. territories.
Palmer is a city in and the borough seat of the Matanuska-Susitna Borough in the U.S. state of Alaska.
In meteorology, precipitation is any product of the condensation of atmospheric water vapor that falls under gravity.
Race and ethnicity in the United States Census, defined by the federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the United States Census Bureau, are self-identification data items in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify, and indicate whether or not they are of Hispanic or Latino origin (the only categories for ethnicity).
The Republican Party, also referred to as the GOP (abbreviation for Grand Old Party), is one of the two major political parties in the United States, the other being its historic rival, the Democratic Party.
The Republican Party of Texas (RPT) is one of the two major political parties in the U.S. State of Texas.
This article lists those who were potential candidates for the Republican nomination for Vice President of the United States in the 2008 election.
A running mate is a person running together with another person on a joint ticket during an election.
According to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), a runway is a "defined rectangular area on a land aerodrome prepared for the landing and takeoff of aircraft".
Sarah Louise Palin (née Heath; born February 11, 1964) is an American politician, commentator, author, and reality television personality, who served as the ninth Governor of Alaska from 2006 until her resignation in 2009.
A seaplane is a powered fixed-wing aircraft capable of taking off and landing (alighting) on water.
Small-scale agriculture has been practiced ever since the Neolithic Revolution.
Southcentral Alaska is the portion of the U.S. state of Alaska consisting of the shorelines and uplands of the central Gulf of Alaska.
A STOLport or STOLPORT was an airport designed with STOL (Short Take-Off and Landing) operations in mind, usually for an aircraft class of its weight and size.
The subarctic climate (also called subpolar climate, subalpine climate, or boreal climate) is a climate characterised by long, usually very cold winters, and short, cool to mild summers.
Todd Mitchell Palin (born September 6, 1964) is an American oil field production operator, commercial fisherman and was first gentleman of Alaska, from 2006 to 2009.
Thomas Richard Mechler (born November 1956), a petroleum and natural gas consultant from Amarillo, Texas, is the immediate past chairman of the Republican Party of Texas.
Tundra is a comic strip written and drawn by Wasilla, Alaska, cartoonist Chad Carpenter.
Twin cities are a special case of two cities or urban centres that are founded in close geographic proximity and then grow into each other over time, losing most of their mutual buffer zone.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
The United States Census Bureau (USCB; officially the Bureau of the Census, as defined in Title) is a principal agency of the U.S. Federal Statistical System, responsible for producing data about the American people and economy.
The United States presidential election of 2008 was the 56th quadrennial presidential election.
The Upper Midwest is a region in the northern portion of the U.S. Census Bureau's Midwestern United States.
Victor H. "Vic" Kohring (born August 2, 1958) is a former member of the Alaska House of Representatives.
The Vice President of the United States (informally referred to as VPOTUS, or Veep) is a constitutional officer in the legislative branch of the federal government of the United States as the President of the Senate under Article I, Section 3, Clause 4, of the United States Constitution, as well as the second highest executive branch officer, after the President of the United States.
Wasilla Airport is a city-owned public-use airport located about 3.5 miles (6 km) west of the central business district of Wasilla, a city in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough of the U.S. state of Alaska.
Wes Keller (born April 24, 1946) is a Republican member of the Alaska House of Representatives, representing the 14th District.
Willow is a census-designated place (CDP) in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough in the U.S. state of Alaska.
ZIP Codes are a system of postal codes used by the United States Postal Service (USPS) since 1963.
The 2010 United States Census (commonly referred to as the 2010 Census) is the twenty-third and most recent United States national census.