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Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC)

Last Updated: Oct. 12, 2020, 9:36 p.m.

  • Eland Conway
  • 9072662694
  • Airport Website
  • Airport COVID 19 Website
  • Are passengers required to complete a government or airport issued pre-travel health declaration form?
  • Yes

  • Weblink to the health declaration form
  • https://www.alaska.covidsecureapp.com/index.html

  • Weblink to more information (who requires the declaration?)
  • AlaskaSafeTravels.com

  • Can the health declaration form be completed online?
  • Yes

  • Please provide a weblink to the health declaration information/form
  • https://www.alaska.covidsecureapp.com/index.html

  • Are passengers required to undergo a test for COVID-19 before starting their journey?
  • Yes

  • Please provide details and/or supporting weblinks
  • Non-Alaska resident travelers must complete a molecular based SARS-CoV-2 test within 72 hours of their initial departure OR test at ANC for a $250 fee. Register for a test at ANC: https://alaska.curativeinc.com/welcome

  • Are passengers required to carry a test certificate?
  • Yes

  • Are passengers required to undergo any health tests or screening?
  • No

  • Provide details: What type of screening is required? By whom is the screening conducted? Is screening for all passengers or for specific airlines?

  • Does the airport recommend passengers arrive earlier for international departures?
  • There are currently no international flights serving ANC.

  • Does the airport recommend passengers arrive earlier for domestic departures?
  • Current passenger volumes do not warrant travelers arriving earlier than two hours prior to departure.

  • Is the public (non-passengers) restricted from entering the public areas of the airport (e.g. departures, arrivals hall)?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • ANC is strongly encouraging non-travelers to remain in their vehicles when picking up or dropping off passengers.

  • Are exceptions made for accompanying persons assisting minors traveling alone or persons with disabilities, including those with reduced mobility?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • Those entering the terminal are strongly encouraged to wear a face covering, social distance, and wash their hands.

  • Does the airport provide self-service kiosks for printing boarding pass and bag tag?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • Alaska Airlines, Delta Airlines, American Airlines, and United Airlines provide self-service kiosks.

  • Does the airport implement a sanitization process for kiosk touch screens to enable the disinfection of the screen between each use?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • Respective airlines have implemented safety protocols to protect employees and passengers.

  • Is the access to airport checkpoint security touchless/does it reduce the need for document exchange/handling?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • TSA is implementing a phased installation of acrylic barriers at various points throughout the checkpoint that require interaction between passengers and TSA officers. Travelers should keep possession of their boarding pass, place it on the document scanner and show the boarding pass to the TSA officer for visual inspection while at the travel document checking station.

  • Is the airport boarding process touchless i.e. biometric or e-gates?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • Airlines are scanning boarding passes.

  • Are e-gates available at immigration entry points?
  • No

  • Provide details:

  • Are passengers required to undergo any health tests on arrival?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • All travelers arriving from outside of Alaska must complete a Mandatory Travel Declaration. All non-resident travelers must complete a pretravel molecular based SARS-CoV-2 test within 72 hours of their departure time, OR test at ANC upon arrival for a $250 fee. Travel Declaration: www.AlaskaSafeTravels.com Register for a Test: https://alaska.curativeinc.com/welcome

  • Are passengers required to quarantine on arrival at the airport?
  • Travelers arriving without test results, or choosing to test at ANC must quarantine at their own expense until they receive negative test results.

  • If airport-quarantine does the passenger bear hotel and other related costs, e.g. meals, transportation, etc.?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • Nonresidents who arrive without evidence of testing within 72 hours of travel will be required to test upon arrival and self-quarantine until negative test results are provided. The fee for the test is $250. Alaska residents who didn't pretest before travel may opt to participate in free testing upon arrival, OR self-quarantine for 14 days without any testing requirement. Residents who test will only be required to self-quarantine until negative test results are uploaded to the Alaska Travel Portal. NOTE: All travelers, even those who have uploaded negative results, must still follow strict social distancing for 14 days after arrival, OR until providing second negative test result from a test taken 7-14 days after arrival.

  • What, if any, protocols and precautions are in place for arriving passengers who are exiting the landside area?
  • No

  • Provide details:

  • Are drivers/meeters and greeters allowed to meet arriving passengers inside the terminal building?
  • No

  • Provide details:

  • Are there any specific measures for drivers/meeters and greeters meeting/collecting arriving passengers? (e.g., subject to health screening)
  • No

  • Provide details:

  • Are there any special pick-up or curbside arrangements in place?
  • No

  • Provide details:

  • Is physical distancing required in airport?
  • Yes

  • What is the required physical distance?
  • 1.8 meter (6 feet)

  • Are there spacing marks on floors to guide passengers?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • ANC, Airlines, and concessionaires have provided guidance in all queues.

  • Are physical distancing rules in place for elevators, escalators, and moving walkways?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • Elevators are limited to a maximum of four occupants. Travelers should maintain social distancing on all escalators and moving walkways.

  • Are limitations set for number of passengers on airport public ground transportation, e.g. shuttle busses, airport transit systems, etc.?
  • Yes

  • Provide details:
  • The ANC Airport Shuttle is limiting the number of passengers allowed on the Airport Shuttle.

  • Are passengers required to wear face coverings?
  • Yes

  • Does the airport provide face coverings?
  • No

  • Can face coverings be purchased at the airport?
  • Yes

  • Are passengers required to wear gloves?
  • No

  • Are passenger-facing staff required to wear face coverings?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • ANC employees, airline employees, concessionaires, and contractors are required to wear face coverings in public spaces.

  • Are passenger-facing staff required to wear gloves?
  • No

  • Provide details

  • Are passenger-facing staff subject to health screening?
  • No

  • Provide details

  • What special COVID-19 cleaning/sterilization measures has the airport implemented? Provide details for areas such as restrooms, boarding areas, dining areas, etc.?
  • ANC has always had a robust cleaning program and will continue using disinfectants that are effective against viruses. ANC uses commercial grade disinfecting chemicals on high-touch surfaces. All restrooms are disinfected by special crews each shift that are solely dedicated to thoroughly cleaning restrooms. Each area of the terminal has staff dedicated to general sanitation of common areas. Floors and vertical surfaces are sanitized each shift. Drinking fountains are disinfected each shift and steam-cleaned weekly. The handrails of the main escalators are continuously sanitized using ultraviolet light. Many elevators feature continuously filtered air and self-cleaning button covers.

  • Has the airport implemented physical distancing detection technology?
  • No

  • Provide details

  • Has seating been adapted to support physical distancing in the following areas?
  • Boarding areas, Dining areas, Airport lounges, Other retail activities.

  • Provide details
  • Boarding areas, Dining areas, Airport lounges, Other retail activities.

  • Does the airport provide signage and announcements via PA system to encourage physical distancing measures in place?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • To ensure everyone stays safe: Wear your mask. Practice social distancing. Wash your hands.

  • Does the airport provide hand-sanitizing stations?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • ANC provided Sanitizing Stations are distributed throughout the terminal.

  • Is there a medical clinic located in or near the airport terminal/facility?
  • No

  • Provide details

  • Does the airport provide a helpline to report COVID-19 concerns?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • If you have questions or concerns about Covid-19, email covidquestions@alaska.gov, call 2-1-1 or 800-478-2221. Violations can be reported to investigations@alaska.gov.

  • Does the airport app, airlines app, or other third-party apps provide wayfinding indoor maps for passengers?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • Visit www.AnchorageAirport.com to find your way around ANC.

  • Is there any mechanism, such as social media or mobile apps, to disseminate information to the travelling public?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • Follow @ANCairport on Facebook and Twitter.

  • Are there any other particular processes in place to assist passengers with reduced mobility (wheelchair) or passengers with disabilities?
  • No

  • Provide details

  • Does the airport provide self-service dining options, where passengers have limited contact with retail, food and beverage staff?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • Limited contact dining is available at: McDonald's, Silver Gulch, Humpy's Great Alaskan Ale House, Sushi on the Fly, and Denali Pretzel.

  • Does the airport have a ventilation filtration system that recycles air on a regular basis?
  • Yes

  • Provide details
  • Fresh outdoor air is mixed with recirculated air from intakes high above passengers, allowing gravity to prevent any droplets containing virus from entering the air recirculation intakes. Air is also filtered through two activated carbon air filters. Out of an abundance of caution, heating and cooling coils are treated with a disinfectant and viricide.

  • Does the airport offer any staff training program, relating to health or COVID-19?
  • No

  • Provide details