Where is Hoonah?

 

Hoonah is located on northeast Chichagof Island, which is the northernmost major island in the Alexander Archipelago. It is 40 air miles west of Juneau, Alaska's capital city.

 

With no connecting roadway to the mainland, the town is reached by air service providers and a state ferry system.

 

BY AIR

Alaska Airlines is the sole provider of daily jet service to Juneau from Anchorage and Seattle .

1-800-252-7522 www.alaskaair.com

 

Small aircraft companies provide daily flights from Juneau and neighboring communities to Hoonah. The flight from Juneau takes approximately twenty minutes.

 

The Hoonah Airport has a 3000 foot paved runway with a large apron that can accommodate private aircraft.

 

 

 


Approching Touchdown at the Hoonah Airport
Photo by Tina Dinzl-Paderson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Companies providing flight service are:

 

Wings of Alaska (907)789-0790 Juneau (907)945-3275 Hoonah www.IChooseWings.com

 

Air Excursions, (800) 354-2479,
Email: airex@ptialaska.net

 


 

 

 

Hoonah also has a new drive-down floatplane dock located next to the Hoonah Harbor .

 

 


BY WATER

 

Alaska Marine Highway

www.FerryAlaska.com

alaskaferryadventures.com

(800) 642-0066

 

 

 

The State of Alaska provides year-round ferry service for foot passengers and vehicles.

 

Travel time between Juneau and Hoonah is approximately three hours and fifteen minutes.

 

 


The Alaska Marine Highway Ferry, M/V LeConte, Arriving in Hoonah

 

 

Private and Charter Vessels visiting Hoonah should contact the Harbormaster. See “Harbor Info” page.

 

 

Cruise ship lines stopping near Hoonah at Icy Strait Point include Royal Carribean, Celebrity and Princess.