Anchorage Travel Guide


Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC)

Location: The airport is situated about six miles (10km) south of Anchorage.
Time: GMT -9 (GMT -8 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November).
Contacts: Tel: +1 907 266 2526
Transfer between terminals: There is a free airport shuttle bus between the South (Domestic) Terminal, the North (International) Terminal and the rental car lots.
Getting to the city: The People Mover bus service stops regularly at the airport, taking travellers to downtown Anchorage. It operates between roughly 6am and 11pm daily, at 30-minute intervals. Many hotels offer free airport pick-up services for their guests, and limousines and taxis are also available for hire. Ride-hailing services, like Uber, are available.
Car rental: Car rental companies include Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Hertz, National and Thrifty.
Airport Taxis: Taxis are available outside both terminals. The ride to downtown Anchorage takes approximately 15-20 minutes.
Facilities: Facilities include ATMs, currency exchange, restaurants, bars, shops, a massage centre, a barbershop, a nursery, mail drop points, a military lounge, a hotel reservations desk and tourist information. Disabled facilities are very good.
Parking: Short-term parking outside the North Terminal (international) is free for the first half hour, then $6 for two hours, and $10 for three hours up to $13 per day and $78 per week (10-day maximum). Short-term parking at the South Terminal (domestic) is slightly more expensive, charging $3 for the first hour, $6 for two hours, and $10 for three hours, up to $16 per day and $96 per week (30-day maximum). Long-term parking is near the South Terminal, costing $13 per day and $78 per week (90-day maximum). The Park, Ride & Fly Lot is the cheapest long-term option; located across from the DOTPF Central Regional Headquarters on International Airport Road, it charges $9 per day, $40 per week, and $100 per month (90-day maximum). The lot is serviced by a free shuttle to both terminals.