Category Archives: Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport

Anchorage International Airport: Best Place for an Aircraft Photographer

Alaska’s largest airport Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport is ranked the world’s 5th busiest airport. From a photographer’s point of view this place can be a heaven as aircrafts come and go by the second, with as many as 500 wide-body cargo planes landing per week. One can see a variety of Aircraft at this […]

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Alpine glow takeoff by Air China at ANC

An Air China Cargo 777F takes off in the Alpine glow of the north at sunset at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018. #ANC #Alaska #Anchorage #Denali #TSAIAirport Photo by Rob Stapleton/Alaskafoto
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Ted Steven Anchorage International Airport Rated Third in the US by J.D. Power Study

Located on a peninsula that juts out into the Upper Cook Inlet, Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport was rated the third best airport among “medium” sized airports nationally in the U.S. Called the  2017 North America Airport Satisfaction Study the J.D. Power study rated six main factors: terminal facilities, airport accessibility, security check, baggage claim, […]

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Alaska aviation image of the day: Aug. 29

Aerial images of air cargo aircraft at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport. Photo by Rob Stapleton/Alaskafoto @TSAIAirport #Alaska
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Heat Wave Creates Mirage Type Photographs at ANC

Mirage Effect in Photographs- Heat waves on black asphalt or cement surfaces have taken with a telephoto lens can make a dramatic mirage type effect. This image was taken on a hot afternoon at ANC with a 100-400mm zoom lens. Note the distortion and reflections on the pavement. Due to Anchorage’s high latitude and cool […]

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Sunset on an Executive Jet

A Walmart Executive jet rolls out of the ramp and Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport as the sunsets to the west over the Cook Inlet. Photo by Rob Stapleton/Alaskafoto
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Alaska daylight adds hours of summer flying

A Grumman Widgeon, now owned by the Alaska Aviation Museum water taxis back the ramp at Lake Hood. Anchorage currently has 19 hours and 18 minutes of daylight giving pilots nearly 21 hours of flying time to use their floatplanes. Photo by Rob Stapleton/Alaskafoto
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Alaska aviation image of the day: Oct. 22, 2016

Photographing Air Cargo Aircraft As a photographer and pilot I enjoy recording all types and sizes of aircraft both for myself and my clients. Whenever I see a new aircraft at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (PANC), or a new paint scheme (livery), it soon ends up as a photograph. Either with digital still or […]

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Alaska aviation image of the day: Oct. 17, 2016

A Cargo heavy taking off toward Denali at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport on a hazy morning. Photo by Rob Stapleton/ Alaskafoto 2016
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Alaska aviation image of the day:Oct. 12, 2016

As the days shorted Lake Hood has some awesome sunsets. This was taken at the south shore of the lake over a friends Cessna 206 on floats. Rob Stapleton/Alaskafoto 2016 @TSAIAirport @AlaskaPixs @AlaskaTravelgrm
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