HOOD CANAL

Program
Historic Transportation Canals
Subject
Transportation
Location
Lake Hood Seaplane Base, Ankorage, AK
Lat/Long
61.1816389, -149.9665
Grant Recipient
Alaska Historical Society
Historic Marker

HOOD CANAL

Inscription

HOOD CANAL
COMPLETED 1940 CONNECTING
LAKE HOOD & LAKE SPENARD.
INCREASED TAKEOFF AREA FOR
FLOATPLANES & MADE POSSIBLE
LAKE HOOD SEAPLANE BASE.
WILLIAM G. POMEROY FOUNDATION 2018

The opening of Hood Canal in 1940 helped to make the Lake Hood Seaplane Base one of the busiest in the world, enhancing development and opening rural areas of Alaska.


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