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Transportation

Air Service
James A. Johnson Airport is located approximately one mile from the central business district. The airport has a single 6,000-foot north/south (4/22) asphalt runway.

Alaska Airlines offers regularly scheduled commercial jet service twice daily with direct flights to Juneau, Anchorage and Seattle. Alaska Airlines uses 747-400 series ‘combi’ aircraft, which can accommodate both passengers and freight.

Charter air services are also available.

Barge
Alaska Marine Lines and Northland Services provide regular barge service connecting Petersburg to other Alaskan communities and Seattle.

Ferry
The Alaska Marine Highway connects Petersburg to the rest of Southeast Alaska, and to Prince Rupert BC and Bellingham, WA. The new Inter-Island Ferry connects Petersburg with the nearby community of Wrangell and Prince of Wales Island.

Harbor
The Petersburg Brough operates three harbors, and can accommodate vessels up to 125’ in length. Moorage rates are very competitive. The harbors provide 24-hour security, water, electrical hookups, trash, bathrooms, and showers. Laundry facilities and grocery stores are within walking distance.

Other services available locally include a full-service shipwright, which can haul and repair vessels up to 300 tons; there is also a 30-ton trailer for smaller vessels. Diesel mechanic, machine shop, welders, refrigeration, winter boat care, etc. are all locally available. Download a complete list of marine vendors (40K PDF file).

 
   
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