Elevation AMSL : 1,575 ft / 480 m
Kantishna Airport (FAA LID: 5Z5) is a state-owned public-use airport located two nautical miles (3.7 km) northwest of the Central business district of Kantishna, in the Denali Borough of the U.S. state of Alaska.
As per Federal Aviation Administration records, the airport had 985 passenger boardings (enplanements) in calendar year 2008. This airport is included in the FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009–2013, which categorizes it as a general aviation facility.
Kantishna Airport covers an area of 6 acres (2.4 ha) at an elevation of 1,575 feet (480 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 10/28 with a gravel surface measuring 1,850 by 35 feet (564 x 11 m). For the 12-month period ending December 31, 2005, the airport had 1,200 aircraft operations, an average of 100 per month: 83% air taxi and 16% general aviation.