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Opinion: DOT's highways to nowhere

...egregious examples of waste is the Gravina Island Access project. It's only accessible if you take a ferry to Ketchikan's airport.Completed in 2008, the 3.2 mile, gravel road was designed and built by Kiewit Pacific Co. for $25.7 million...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-30/opinion-dots-highways-nowhere
Opinion
Ketchikan's airport named to top 10 most thrilling

KETCHIKAN, Alaska (AP) - A national newspaper has included Ketchikan International Airport in the list of the world's 10 most thrilling airports for scary landings. USA Today published the list of harrowing airports (http://is.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-10-27/ketchikans-airport-named-top-10-most-th
State
AlaskaDigest

...spending in the federal government," said Shannon Collier, a policy analyst for the group. Gravina Island, where Ketchikan's airport is located, is reached by ferry now. Young, who is chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061303/sta_akdigest.shtml
News
ASAA state events could use a little more travel

...problems had to do with uncontrollable events, namely Thursday's fog and the out-of-order navigational aid at Ketchikan's airport that delayed the tournament a day. There was a lot of good wrestling, and a very vocal and partisan Ketchikan...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021103/spo_wrestle.shtml
Sports
Murkowski outlines plan for controversial bridges

...better spent on hurricane rebuilding efforts. The project, estimated to cost up to $315 million, would connect Ketchikan's airport on Gravina Island to tiny Pennock Island, then to neighboring Revillagigedo Island where most of the 13,000...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121605/sta_20051216006.shtml
News
Where a logging ban and local hopes collide

...is just a five-minute ferry ride across the Tongass Narrows from Ketchikan, with its population of 14,000. Ketchikan's airport is on Gravina's eastern shore and a dozen cabins are scattered along island's beaches. Mike Sallee, like...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090901/Ins_insideloggingban.shtml
Inside
My Turn: Gravina Island, the only way to go

...Stevens and Frank Murkowski and Congressman Don Young have obtained authorization for a bridge to Gravina Island and Ketchikan's airport. It might come as a surprise to stateside environmentalists to know that Gravina isn't the virgin wilderness...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020602/opE_myturn.shtml
Opinion
Alaska inspires big infrastructure ideas

...built two! Alaskans might have two natural gas pipelines, be able to drive out of Southeast - or at least to Ketchikan's airport - and take the train to Paris in this century. Lew M. Williams Jr. is the former publisher of the Ketchikan...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091805/opi_20050918019.shtml
Opinion
This is no time to panic

...appropriation are $129 million for what is called "Juneau Access Improvements," $215 million for access to Ketchikan's airport and $6 million to start the Bradfield Road project that will eventually give Southern Southeast Alaska access...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011804/opi_leww.shtml
Opinion
We face a historic April

...Visitors also could contribute to the Tongass Coast Aquarium being designed with a $5 million grant. The bridge to Ketchikan's airport is in the state's highway plan. The first phase of a $40 million upgrade of the airport starts this fall...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031206/opi_20060312004.shtml
Opinion

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