25. Alaskan King Crab Tour 1- v2016 (6A)
Description: 25-Alaskan King Crab Tour – Part One – Rev 2016 There are around 40 species of king crab known and 10 crab species are fished for in Alaska waters the most abundant being red king crab, blue king crab, and golden or brown king crab. They are found in different areas of Alaskan waters from Bristol Bay to the Aleutians and northward in the Bering Sea. Unalaska, population 4,300, is on Unalaska Island in the Aleutian Chain, 800 miles from Anchorage. Dutch Harbor, the nation’s top fishing port for more than a decade, is the part of the city on Amaknak Island, which is tied to Unalaska by bridge. This tour is in two parts: a total of forty legs covering most of the prime Crab fishing ports and offshore fishing locations of the Alaskan King Crab. Watch for the crab fishing vessels along the coasts and offshore in the open seas. Amphibian IE: DHC-2 TURBO amphibian or other similar amphibious type of aircraft (with some speed) is required as there are both water and land moorings and a few long flight legs. 2016 Update: New Tour download complete with updated FP as well as Sky Vector map links for each leg now available in the tour downloads section. Part one of this tour has 20 legs: Flights AKA398-T through AKA417-T.
|1||Lake Brooks SPB (5Z9)||Tibbetts Airport (4AK9)||AKA398-T||DHC2 TURBO-W||46 nm|
|2||Tibbetts Airport (4AK9)||Pilot Point (PNP)||AKA399-T||DHC2 TURBO-W||82 nm|
|3||Pilot Point (PNP)||Nelson Lagoon Airport (Z73)||AKA400-T||DHC2 TURBO-W||174 nm|
|4||Nelson Lagoon Airport (Z73)||Blinn Lake SPB (Z87)||AKA401-T||DHC2 TURBO-W||81 nm|
|5||Blinn Lake SPB (Z87)||Unalaska Airport (PADU)||AKA402-T||DHC2 TURBO-W||178 nm|
|6||Unalaska Airport (PADU)||Chernofski Harbor SPB (KCN)||AKA403-T||DHC2 TURBO-W||54 nm|
|7||Chernofski Harbor SPB (KCN)||St George (PAPB)||AKA404-T||DHC2 TURBO-W||234 nm|
|8||St George (PAPB)||Saint Paul Island Airport (PASN)||AKA405-T||DHC2 TURBO-W||46 nm|
|9||Saint Paul Island Airport (PASN)||Gambell Airport (PAGM)||AKA406-T||DHC2 TURBO-W||460 nm|
|10||Gambell Airport (PAGM)||Savoonga Airport (PASA)||AKA407-T||DHC2 TURBO-W||38 nm|
|11||Savoonga Airport (PASA)||Port Clarence CGS Airport (KPC)||AKA408-T||DHC2 TURBO-W||153 nm|
|12||Port Clarence CGS Airport (KPC)||Nome Airport (PAOM)||AKA409-T||DHC2 TURBO-W||66 nm|
|13||Nome Airport (PAOM)||Golovin (GLV)||AKA410-T||DHC2 TURBO-W||73 nm|
|14||Golovin (GLV)||Moses Point Airport (MOS)||AKA411-T||DHC2 TURBO-W||30 nm|
|15||Moses Point Airport (MOS)||Unalakleet Airport (PAUN)||AKA412-T||DHC2 TURBO-W||68 nm|
|16||Unalakleet Airport (PAUN)||Stebbins Airport (WBB)||AKA413-T||DHC2 TURBO-W||52 nm|
|17||Stebbins Airport (WBB)||Sheldon Point (SXP)||AKA414-T||DHC2 TURBO-W||106 nm|
|18||Sheldon Point (SXP)||Port Heiden Airport (PAPH)||AKA415-T||DHC2 TURBO-W||441 nm|
|19||Port Heiden Airport (PAPH)||Mekoryuk Airport (PAMY)||AKA416-T||DHC2 TURBO-W||362 nm|
|20||Mekoryuk Airport (PAMY)||Kipnuk (PAKI)||AKA417-T||DHC2 TURBO-W||83 nm|
|Total Distance Of Tour: 2828 nm|
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