The area affected by the 7.0-magnitude earthquake on Friday, Nov. 30, is quickly recovering. Travelers with immediate trips may wish to contact hotels and tour operators regarding their specific travel itineraries. Other pertinent updates include:


  • Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport is operating on its normal schedule.
  • The Alaska Railroad will resume passenger service on Dec. 6, 2019.
  • Details on localized road closures and detours can be found online here:
  • For a directory of hotel and other tourism services in the impacted areas, visit the official tourism websites for Anchorage and the Mat-Su.


While the earthquake was felt in regions further afield, such as Fairbanks and the Kenai Peninsula, tourism infrastructure was not affected.