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Chefornak Sea Plane Base (CYF)


Chefornak, United States

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Elevation: 40ft

UTC: -9 Hours

Chefornak is a city located in the Bethel Census Area of the U.S. state of Alaska. It is located on the north bank of the Kuskokwim River, approximately 65 miles (105 km) southeast of Bethel and 70 miles (110 km) west of Russian Mission. Chefornak is home to the Chefornak Airport (IATA: CYF, ICAO: PACK, FAA LID: CFK), a state-owned public-use airport. The airport is used for regional air transportation and for access to the nearby Kwigillingok Seaplane Base, which provides regular seaplane service to other locations in the region. The city is also home to a number of stores and services, as well as a few local schools.

Airport Directions

To get to Chefornak Sea Plane Base (CYF), it is not possible to drive directly. The closest airport is in Bethel, Alaska (BET), which is about 94 miles away from Chefornak. The cheapest way to get to Chefornak from Bethel is to take a taxi. The average price of a taxi ride from Bethel to Chefornak is around $200. If you prefer to take public transportation, there is a bus route from Bethel to Chefornak. The bus fare is approximately $50 per person and the trip takes approximately 4 hours. It is also possible to take a train from Bethel to Chefornak, although this option is more expensive. The average train fare from Bethel to Chefornak is around $100 per person and the trip takes about 8 hours.

Airport Terminals & Airlines

There are currently no airlines operating out of Chefornak Sea Plane Base (CYF) airport. However, there are a number of charter companies that offer flights in and out of the airport. You can find a list of charter companies that operate flights out of Chefornak Sea Plane Base (CYF) on their website. Additionally, you can use some online flight search engines such as FlightRadar24 or SkyVector to search for flights departing from and arriving at Chefornak Sea Plane Base (CYF) airport.

Airport Address

The address of Chefornak Sea Plane Base (CYF) is:Chefornak Sea Plane BasePO Box 1Chefornak, AK 99561The telephone number is: 907-589-2311The email address is: cyf@chefornak.orgThe opening hours are: Monday-Sunday 8:00am – 8:00pm.

Airport Lost & Found

The Lost and Found office at Chefornak Sea Plane Base (CYF) is located at:Chefornak Sea Plane BaseP.O. Box 552Chefornak, AK 99641Telephone: (907) 485-2834Opening Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.

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