Getting Around

The airport is located on Gravina Island and visitors can get into Ketchikan by ferry or water taxi. Once in town there's a municipal bus service provided by Ketchikan Gateway Borough Transit operating hourly every day of the week. A seasonal, complimentary Shuttle Bus runs a 20-minute circuit around downtown Ketchikan, which is very useful for tourists. Taxis can be ordered or hailed on the street. Cars and bicycles can be rented in town, but those hiring cars should note that parking can be expensive as permits are required.


Ketchikan Airport

The airport is situated three miles (5km) northwest of central Ketchikan.

Ketchikan Airport (KTN)


The airport is situated three miles (5km) northwest of central Ketchikan.

Getting to the city

An airport ferry regularly leaves the airport for Ketchikan between 6.15am and 9.30pm. Metered taxis and a public bus service are readily available from the mainland ferry and water taxi docks.


GMT -9 (GMT -8 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November).

Car rental

Budget car rental is represented at the airport.

Airport Taxis

Water taxis are available from the airport and many hotels offer complimentary taxi or shuttle services for guests. Taxi cabs meet the airport ferry in Ketchikan.


There is a lounge and snack bar in the terminal, as well as free WiFi, rental car desks, a gift shop and a lost and found service.


Parking is available.