Formerly Used Defense Sites — properties the military used for things like defense or weapons testing — are all over the island.
The new carrier won’t be flying to and from Unalaska until next March.
The crash killed one passenger and injured nine others.
At Unalaska’s Tom Madsen Airport, temperatures haven’t dropped below freezing yet this month. And in Cold Bay, the average temperature is running more than eight degrees Fahrenheit above normal.
On Oct. 17 of last year, the Saab 2000 plane went off the end of Tom Madsen Airport’s runway. Forty-two people were on board, more than 10 were injured and one passenger died.
Ravn Alaska says it could resume scheduled flights between Anchorage and Unalaska in two weeks.