“Salmon People” jet touches down at Petersburg’s airport for the first time

A one-of-a-kind jet touched down at Petersburg’s James A. Johnson Airport for the first time at approximately 2:10 p.m. on May 18th. The new livery on the Boeing 737-800 aircraft features a Northwest Coast formline design in blue, white, and salmon-pink.

Alaska Native artist Crystal Worl designed the aircraft, named Xáat Kwáani, which means “Salmon People” in the Lingít language.

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