Lake Hood Harbor

Lake Hood Harbor, Anchorage: Address, Phone Number, Lake Hood Harbor Reviews: 4.5/5

Lake Hood Harbor
4.5
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With Lake Spenard, to which it is joined by canals, Lake Hood is considered to be the largest floatplane harbor in the world.
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Sherry Zelda
8 contributions
Good entertainment!
Apr 2021
We are both pilots (Single Engine Land and Sea) so we love to watch small airplanes here. Perfect place for Hangar Flying!
Written 8 April 2021
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I_Like_Cats_12
San Antonio, TX579 contributions
Lots of aricraft
Sep 2020
This is one of the largest if not the largest floatplane base in the word. There is not place to go to restroom unless you are going with one of the places that take off from the area. However, it is worth the drive to see the float planes (there are a lot) and then see the gravel runway for the smaller planes with wheels. After you leave you can go a short distance and see the larger passenger commercial planes take off at the end of the airport runway.
Written 28 September 2020
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Scott B
Dayton, Ohio81 contributions
Small Plane Heaven
Jul 2020
Lake Hood is the world's largest float plane airport. There are many places around the lake to watch take offs and landings. If you like small planes, you should definitely stop there.
Written 22 August 2020
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EMinAZ
Tucson, AZ72 contributions
Largest Sea Plane Base in the World
Jul 2020
When visiting Anchorage don't miss an opportunity to visit Lake Hood (adjacent to the Anchorage International Airport. This is a very busy air base for personal and commercial float and ski equipped small aircraft.
Written 12 August 2020
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Ferg42995
Texas406 contributions
Unique Experience
Jun 2020
We really enjoyed watching the planes taxi, take off, and land on the water. We had never seen this outside of television and movies. There are dozens of seaplanes parked along the shores you can also check out from a respectable distance (they are private property after all).
Written 28 June 2020
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Karen W
Brisbane Region, Australia2,201 contributions
Interesting - Sea planes galore
Jul 2019
Make sure you drive around the lakes shoreline entirely to see all of the seaplanes and how massive this is, so many seaplanes. This is a not to be missed if staying in Anchorage.
Written 12 February 2020
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jima800
341 contributions
LAKE HOOD, and Lake Spenard are the busiest Seaplane and Float plane base in the WORLD!!!
Sep 2019
We spent and afternoon here at Lake Hood and the adjoining Lake Spenard watching every kind of float plane and seaplane imaginable and with the adjacent runway for General Aviation wheeled aircraft you will probably see more year round activity then anywhere else in the world. With the two lakes, its easy to park and watch all the different kinds of airplanes come and go. And if you'll take some time to walk around the lakes banks you'll meet all sorts of Alaskan aviators who love to talk about their airplanes and flying in wild Alaska.. Pilots and non pilots, everyone is welcome...
Written 13 October 2019
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MiSkyPig
Grosse Ile, MI26 contributions
A great spot to watch an unusual form of transportation.
Oct 2019
The Lake Hood Seaplane Base is the largest seaplane base in North America. It's a great place to watch seaplanes take off and alight and taxi upon the water. If you're interested in aviation, or even if you're just curious, there is nothing quite like this anywhere else. There are various operators based at Lake hood who offer seaplane rides, for those wanting to fly.
Written 9 October 2019
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allenk24
Scunthorpe, UK108 contributions
So close
Sep 2019
We had booked a flight from here on our last day but it was cancelled, no fault of harbour though. We did go Down for a short visit and it was very interesting and would have spent more time here if we could.
Written 8 October 2019
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Chaitanya
Cambridge, Canada785 contributions
Seaplane Harbour
Jul 2019
A nice small lake used for exclusively seaplanes/ Nice spot to check out constant take off and landing of seaplanes constantly.
Written 22 September 2019
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