USA: Northern Alaska  

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Barrow Fairbanks Kotzebue Prudhoe Bay Rest of Alaska
Deadhorse   Nome    

Rental Cars can be in short supply at many Alaskan airports. Make sure you have a booking before arrival to avoid disappointment!


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Barrow - Wiley Post - Will Rogers Memorial (BRW):
1 km/1 Mile SW of Barrow center.
By Taxi:
Anywhere in town ~$5 + $1 per extra passenger. City Cab (907) 852 5050, Alaska Taxi (907) 852 3000, Arcticab (907) 852 2227 & Barrow Taxi (907) 852 2222.
By Bus:
Yellow Line buses
run 0700-2200 every 20 mins into town. $1.
Airport Tel No:
+1 (907) 852 6199.
Updated Nov04 www.

Deadhorse/Prudhoe Bay (SCC):
There is no actual town or village of Prudhoe Bay.
Transport Options:
There is no taxi service available, however most camps provide transport to and from the airport for their employees. Rental vehicles are available from some of the oil companies.
Accommodation and food should be arranged prior to departure for Deadhorse/Prudhoe Bay.

Updated Jun06 www.

Fairbanks Intl (FAI):
4 km/3 Miles SW of the City.
By Taxi:
To the city $14-18/15 mins.
Alaska Cab +1 907 456-3355, Eagle & Yellow Cab Co 455-5555, Tundra Taxi  455-4555, Golden Nugget Cab 452-8294 & King Cab 452-5464.

By Limo: Find limo service, click here. Click here to find a locally based limousine company.

By Bus: The MACS bus company runs the Yellow Bus Line to the city every day except Sunday. $1.50/30 mins, but not terribly frequent. Most hotels offer a courtesy bus.

Rental Cars:
On-Airport Rental Car Providers: AVIS, ALAMO, Budget, Dollar, HERTZ, National, PAYLESS & Thrifty.
Weblinks: Click here to book -----> Car Trawler Car Hire.

Updated Mar13 ADV. [back].[top]

Kotzebue - Ralph Wien (OTZ):
Location: 1 km/1 Mile S of town.
By Taxi:
City Cab +1
(907) 442 2229 or Polar Cab (907) 442 2233.
On Foot:
15 minute walk to town.
Updated Nov04 www.

Nome (OME):
Location: 3 km/2 Miles NW of town.
By Taxi:
To town ~$5. Checker Cab +1
(907) 443 5211 or Louie's Cab (907) 443 6000.
Updated Nov04 www.

Prudhoe Bay - see Deadhorse

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