Time Zone: America Anchorage (USA Alaska Time)
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University of Alaska Anchorage website (external)
Ted Stevens Anchorage International airport code: ANC / PANC
Anchorage is Alaska's largest city with 42 percent of the state's population.
Anchorage, and virtually all of Alaska, is in Alaska Time Zone . Alaska Standard Time (AKST) is one hour behind Pacific Standard Time and four hours behind Eastern Standard Time. The offset or time difference from Greenwich Mean Time is nine hours (GMT-9).
Anchorage stretches from Portage Glacier to Eklutna, encompassing 1,955 sq. miles (782 hectares) - about the size of the state of Delaware.
Anchorage sits at the base of the Chugach Mountains along the coast of Cook Inlet in South-central Alaska.
Alaska is actually the northern, western and easternmost point in the United States. The Aleutian Chain extends into the Eastern Hemisphere.
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