Northern Air Cargo

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Northern Air Cargo
Northern Air Cargo Logo.svg
IATA ICAO Callsign
NCNACYUKON
Founded1956
AOC # NACA002A [1]
Hubs Anchorage
Secondary hubs Miami
Fleet size7
Destinations22 + charter
Parent company Northern Aviation Services, Saltchuk Resources, Inc.
Headquarters Anchorage, Alaska, USA
Key peopleBetsy Seaton, CEO & President
Websitenac.aero

Northern Air Cargo, LLC (NAC) is an American cargo airline based in Anchorage, Alaska, USA. NAC operates a small fleet of Boeing 737-300s and Boeing 737-400 freighter aircraft within the state of Alaska as well as widebody Boeing 767-300 freighter services throughout the Caribbean and South America. Other services include aircraft maintenance services through its subsidiary, Northern Air Maintenance Services, on demand charters and consolidation of cargo. With a main base at the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport, NAC also operates out of a hub at Miami International Airport. NAC is a division of Saltchuk which is the corporate parent of a number of transportation and distribution companies including Aloha Air Cargo, a cargo airline based in Hawaii.

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History

NAC operated one of only two Douglas DC-6s that had been converted to swing-tail configuration DC-6 N867TA Northern Air Cargo at ANC 1989, F294-08A-b.jpg
NAC operated one of only two Douglas DC-6s that had been converted to swing-tail configuration

Northern Air Cargo, LLC was established in 1956 as a charter freight service by Robert "Bobby" Sholton and Maurice Carlson. [2]

In 2019, NAC retired its last Boeing 737-200 freighter aircraft with the replacements being later model and improved Boeing 737-300s and 400s. [3]

Destinations

As of November 2019, Northern Air Cargo, LLC operates scheduled freight services to the following Alaskan domestic destinations:. [4] [5] The company also offers charter services.

Northern Air Cargo, LLC also operates in the following Caribbean and South American destinations: [6]

Fleet

Northern Air Cargo Boeing 737 landing at Anchorage Airport Northern Air Cargo 737 landing at Anchorage Airport.jpg
Northern Air Cargo Boeing 737 landing at Anchorage Airport

Northern Air Cargo LLC's fleet as of July 2020:

Northern Air Cargo Fleet
AircraftTotalNotes
Boeing 737-300 2N362NC, N360WA
Boeing 737-400 3N401YK, N403YK, N405YK
Boeing 767-300ER/BDSF 3N351CM, N379CX, N321CM

Previously operated

Northern Air Cargo has previously operated the following aircraft: [2] [7]

A Fairchild C-82A "Packet" of NAC, April 1985 C-82-cn 10209-N4753C-Northern Air Cargo-1985-04-11-ANC-b-WP.jpg
A Fairchild C-82A "Packet" of NAC, April 1985
Northern Air Cargo Retired Fleet
AircraftTotalNotes
Boeing 737-200 1Retired in February 2019
ATR 42-300 1
Boeing 727-100F 3One crashed (N190AJ)
Boeing 727-100C 1
Douglas DC-6 13Two crashed (N867TA) and (N313RS)
Fairchild C-82 2

Service

Northern Air Cargo, LLC (NAC) currently is contracted to handle passenger services for the following:

Accidents and incidents

The NAC DC-6 that crashed on 20 July 1996, April 1985 DC-6 N313RS Northern Air Cargo at ANC 1985, F233-18A-b.jpg
The NAC DC-6 that crashed on 20 July 1996, April 1985
The NAC DC-6 that crashed on 25 September 2001, June 1989 DC-6 N867TA Northern Air Cargo at ANC 1989, F294-11A-b.jpg
The NAC DC-6 that crashed on 25 September 2001, June 1989



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