Deadhorse Aviation Center

Deadhorse Aviation Center

A superior solution for the safe and secure transport of crew and cargo

Comprising 70,000 square feet under one roof, Deadhorse Aviation Center (DAC) is strategically located adjacent to Runway 5, offering secure taxiway access. The facility features an ergonomically designed hangar, airport terminal, multiple secure office suites, tenant and staff housing, dining facilities, a logistics center and a pristine 10.4-acre laydown yard.

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Hangar services

DAC Hangar 1

DAC Hangar 1 is a 21,000-square-foot aircraft hangar that is capable of accommodating two to three large helicopters or smaller fixed-wing aircraft. The hangar is fully equipped with safety, fire suppression and environmental features that meet international standards. Click here to view images.

DAC Hangar 2

DAC Hangar 2 is located at the northeast end of the runway offering an additional 12,000 square feet of hangar space, along with a 2,000-square-foot waiting area, a 2,000-square-foot office area and a 2,000-square-foot equipment platform. Click here to view Hangar 2 floorplans. The DAC Hangar 2 features an accordion door design accommodating private jets, single and twin engine prop airplanes and helicopters. Click here to view images.

Hangar 2 – First Floor Hangar 2 – Second Floor Hangar 2 – Equipment Platform

Terminal facilities

The DAC terminal complies with all TSA and U.S. Customs and Border Protection requirements, providing passenger and baggage screening and secure baggage and cargo handling for both onshore and offshore operations. DAC is the only airport facility in the area with a complete weather and ice forecasting center and a design in place for a heated jetway. Click here to view images.

Office suites

DAC offers secure office suites and private conference facilities fully equipped with video conferencing capabilities, allowing for convenient face-to-face long-distance meetings. Click here to view images.


DAC offers 24 bedrooms featuring double bed configurations and private baths accommodating a total of 48 tenants and Fairweather staff members. The second floor features a beautiful dining facility capable of seating up to 60 diners at a time. DAC also features comfortable common areas, an exercise room and laundry facilities. Click here to view images.

Logistics center

A secure logistics facility offers complete cargo handling services and a 10.4-acre staging and storage yard with direct access to the Alaskan road system. Cargo handling services include counter-to-counter package delivery, radio frequency identification (RFID) tracking, and loading and offloading of all aircraft from C-130s to helicopters. The facility is also be equipped to handle heavy equipment and Hazmat materials. Click here to view images.