|Motto: "In the very heart of the beautiful Kenai Peninsula!"|
Location of Soldotna, Alaska
|• Total||7.4 sq mi (19.2 km2)|
|• Land||6.9 sq mi (18.0 km2)|
|• Water||0.5 sq mi (1.2 km2)|
|Elevation||105 ft (32 m)|
|• Density||603.3/sq mi (231.3/km2)|
|Time zone||Alaska (AKST) (UTC-9)|
|• Summer (DST)||AKDT (UTC-8)|
|GNIS feature ID||1414025|
The Soldotna Airport is a city-owned, public use airport.
History[change | change source]
In 1947, after World War II, the United States let people have land on the Kenai Peninsula. This was done by the Homestead Act. A road was made from Cooper Landing to Kenai. Soldotna was the place for a bridge over the Kenai River.
References[change | change source]
- Anderson catches 'whopper' his way, Peninsula Clarion, May 20, 1985.