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Students immersed in engineering experience

...University of Anchorage." On Nov. 12, Bartels-Salas and Standifer were flown out of Tyonek and touched down on the Merrill Field Airport runway where they were picked up and whisked away to UAA, said Assessment and Federal Programs Director Tim...
Crashed aircraft safe, reliable if pilots follow procedures

...They're incredibly reliable,'' said John Miller, president of Take Flight Alaska, a pilot training school at Merrill Field in Anchorage. Cessna 208s are particularly suited to Alaska flying. They carry heavy loads, they're easily switched...
New landing strip opens at Merrill Field

...Ski-equipped planes now have a new place to land and take off in Anchorage. The new landing strip opened Saturday at Merrill Field. The strip provides a snow-covered surface in winter for ski-equipped planes. And it will provide a gravel surface...
Accelerated construction bill moves out of committee

...135 million for two Anchorage projects, including $65 million to widen about one mile of the Glenn Highway near Merrill Field in the state's largest city, a notorious traffic bottleneck that separates two sections of six-lane road with...
Bidding for public projects up

...beat out Construction Unlimited Inc. of Anchorage by less than $400 with a bid of $145,973.Improvements to the Merrill Field taxiway drew nine bidders on an estimated $1.86 million project. Six of the nine came in under the estimate, with...
3 bodies found in wreckage along Iditarod route

...Morris, who said the Sorvojas were heading to Takotna to volunteer for the race. The Cessna 182 left Anchorage from Merrill Field at about 10 a.m. and did not file a flight plan. Alaska State Troopers spokeswoman Megan Peters said by email that...
Local flight instructor wins national award

...lot faster. It's a nice cross-country airplane to fly to different places. It's 20 minutes from here to be at Merrill Field in Anchorage instead of three hours on the road." Eichholz said he would continue working with the FAA and the Alaska...
Lake and Pen Air opens in the Kenai Municipal Airport 1991. The airline offers several flights daily to Merrill Field in Anchorage, Nondalton, Iliamna, Kokhanok and King...Pozonsky said because Lake and Pen Air flies into Merrill Field, it offers customers both access and convenience of...
Family owned Lake & Pen Air brings unique service to Kenai Municipal Airport counter at the Kenai Municipal Airport and will be offering regular commuter service from Kenai to Anchorage's Merrill Field and other locations. "We'll be providing the opportunity for bear viewing, back packing, kayaking and transportation...
Peninsula Reflections

...Russ Merrill landed on Tustumena Lake to service hunters in 1929. Later the same day he disappeared and eventually Merrill Field in Anchorage was named for him. Sometime between 1935 and 1938 the Archie McLane and Doc Pollard families began to...


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