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Which Towns in Alaska Rely on Air Freight?

Alaska: The Last Frontier. The 49th state has a very special place in the hearts of each of us here at Alaska Air Forwarding, since we have been serving this state for the 50+ years that we have been in business. As we’ve shared many times, much of Alaska is extremely remote with many towns only accessible via air transport. We’d like to highlight some of these towns in Alaska and you may be surprised by some that make the list.

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Five Top Questions to Ask Before I Ship Cargo to Alaska

Over the past 50+ years shipping cargo to Alaska, we have heard a number of questions from customers about how to go about shipping cargo to Alaska. When you’ve been doing something as long as we have, you tend to hear A LOT of interesting questions; in fact, there’s really no question that hasn’t been asked of us.

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Touring Alaska: Next stop: Wasilla

Welcome back to our Touring Alaska blog series. The next stop on our tour is Wasilla, AK. Wasilla is the sixth largest city in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough of Alaska and is situated on the northern point of the Cook inlet. As you can see on the map below, it is rather central and easy to access plus it is only about 28 miles north of Anchorage.

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The Alaska Economy Projections for 2019

Since 2015, Alaska has experienced a state-wide recession brought on, primarily, because of job losses in the construction and petroleum industries. In addition to unemployment, the state has also experienced some significant spending cuts. These events, along with others, have combined to create the “perfect storm” that brought about the recession.

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