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Valdez Airport
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Pioneer Field
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Valdez, United States

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Fly to Valdez Pioneer Field Airport

Fly to Valdez Pioneer Field Airport (VDZ) for an opportunity to answer the call of the wild. Valdez's remote location, combined with its proximity to Keystone Canyon and multiple stunning glaciers, make it a paradise for outdoor adventurers. Between hiking, kayaking and fishing, you'll find no shortage of activities to pursue in the wilds surrounding the city.


Charter a boat to explore Prince William Sound, which features a number of large, beautiful glaciers. The Chugach Mountains are a perfect destination for hiking in the summer or high-octane skiing and snowboarding in the winter. Take a raft through Keystone Canyon to see its abundant selection of wildlife and beautiful, towering waterfalls. One of the most beautiful trails in the area is Mineral Creek, a winding route that will take you through mountains, past waterfalls and circling historical buildings. You can also spend a day in town exploring the local history at Valdez Museum.

Hints and tips

VDZ is relatively close to Valdez, but ordering a taxi is advised, given the heavy snowfall the area frequently experiences. The city itself is small and navigable by foot or bike, but since most of the attractions are in the wild, a car rental is suggested. Visit in the middle of February to experience the Valdez Ice Climbing Festival.

Flights from Valdez Airport - Frequently Asked Questions

Where can you fly to from Pioneer Field?

Want to stay within the country? Anchorage is the most-frequented domestic destination.

Does Valdez, AK Airport (VDZ) have a hotel?

There aren't any hotel options right in the center of Valdez, AK Airport (VDZ). But if you broaden your search areas, you'll no doubt come across a great place to stay the night before your flight.

Think about making your first stop the Totem Hotel and Suites. Only a short car journey from the terminals, it features luggage storage services, an on-site nightclub and 24-hour front desk services. The Best Western Valdez Harbor Inn is another great option if you want to stay around the airport before you fly out. It features luggage storage services, a gift shop and business center facilities.

What airlines fly out of Pioneer Field?

Ravn Alaska is the leading domestic carrier offering services from VDZ. Lock in your seat and then get ready for a thrilling new adventure!

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight from Valdez, AK Airport (VDZ)?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans from Valdez, AK Airport (VDZ) have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights from Valdez, AK Airport (VDZ) with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight from Valdez, AK Airport (VDZ) without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is VDZ?

VDZ is the code set by the International Air Transport Association for Valdez Airport (VDZ). These three-letter codes identify airports all around the world and are used primarily for ticketing purposes.

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