Alaska State Owned Airports to Remain Open – Precautions in Place

At this time, all state-owned airports across Alaska will remain open and fully operational. Airports are a critical lifeline across Alaska and provide essential life, health, commerce and safety access. DOT&PF continues to monitor conditions closely, and should situations warrant, will coordinate any requests to close an airport with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). As […]

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Guardian Flight Alaska and Alaska Regional Team Up To Save More Lives

In the past four years, Guardian Flight Alaska and Alaska Regional LifeFlight swiftly transported nearly 10,000 critically ill patients to local hospitals. The largest air medical transport company and longest-tenured air medevac company in Alaska respectively achieved this significant number of patient transports while providing service across a state with the greatest geographical footprint in […]

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Guardian Flight Names Jared Sherman as Alaska Executive Director

Guardian Flight Inc. has appointed Jared Sherman as Alaska Executive Director. As a member of Guardian Flight’s Executive Management Team, he reports to Fred Buttrell, Guardian Flight President and President and CEO of Air Medical Group Holdings (AMGH), which is Guardian’s parent company. “Jared is charged with maximizing medical care and service availability throughout Guardian […]

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Guardian Flight Transitions to Learjet 45s in Alaska

Guardian Flight LLC, a leading air medical transport company, is transitioning its medical jet fleet in Alaska to Learjet 45s. The first Learjet 45 will enter service this month based in Fairbanks. Eventually, five Learjet 45s will replace Guardian Flight’s older and smaller Learjet 35s and Beechjets. Compared to the smaller jets, the mid-size Learjet […]

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Crowley Completes Asset Acquisition of Ace Fuels in Anchorage

Anchorage-based Crowley Fuels completed an asset acquisition of the aviation fuels business of Ace Fuels, LLC, a fixed base operator (FBO) headquartered at Merrill Field in downtown Anchorage offering Jet A and AV 100LL fuels. The acquisition includes the company’s six, 24-hour self-service aviation fuels pump stations (cardlocks) and associated buildings located at the Merrill […]

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Alaska International Airport System Signs MOU with Shanghai Airport Authority

The Alaska International Airport System (AIAS), consisting of the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport and the Fairbanks International Airport, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Shanghai Airport Authority (SAA). SAA is the state owned enterprise that operates both Shanghai Pudong International (PVG) and Hongqiao International (SHA) Airports. The MOU affirms AIAS and […]

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Roach Selected as Airport Manager for Fairbanks International Airport

The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (ADOT&PF) has announced the appointment of Jeff Roach as Airport Manager of Fairbanks International Airport, with an official start date of November 12th. “Jeff’s knowledge and experience make him exceptionally qualified for this position. He will be a valuable addition to the international airport team,” said John […]

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