Transportation - Ports & Harbor Operations
Port of Alaska is secure facility. Visitors must have appropriate purpose to enter, must show photo ID and vehicles are subject to random security screening. Firearms are strictly prohibited on port.
Port of Alaska handles half of all AK inbound marine freight --3.5 million tons of fuel and cargo annually-- half of which is delivered to destinations outside of Anchorage: Connects AK's primary marine, road, rail, pipeline, air cargo systems - DoD commercial strategic seaport projects U.S. power across AK, Pacific Rim, Arctic - Foreign trade zone status provides area-wide customs benefits - More inbound cargo-handling capacity than all other Southcentral ports combined - Tsunami-proof port.