Wiley Post-Will Rogers Memorial Airport Facts
Wiley Post–Will Rogers Memorial Airport, often referred to as Post/Rogers Memorial is a public airport located in Barrow, a city in the North Slope Borough of the U.S. state of Alaska. The airport is owned by the state. Situated on the Chukchi Sea at a latitude of 71.29°N, the airport is the farthest north of any in US territory. The airport is named after American humorist Will Rogers and aviator Wiley Post, both of whom died about 9 mi (14 km) away at Point Barrow in a 1935 airplane crash.