Travel Tuesday: New Icy Strait Point pier could boost cruise ship tourism
Cruise ship traffic in Southeast Alaska is increasing so much that some communities, like Hoonah, are outgrowing their infrastructure. The city is getting a new pier at Icy Strait Point, which will allow more cruise ships in and out.
Travel Tuesday: Expect less airplane noise in city as runway reopens
A busy runway at the Ted Stevens International Airport in Anchorage will reopen for smaller aircraft Tuesday, a move expected to lessen the amount of traffic and noise people have been hearing over the city over the past several weeks.