Alaska Airlines starting Fairbanks-Portland flight

TUESDAY, FEB. 12, 2013, 8:34 A.M.

SEATTLE — Alaska Airlines is adding daily, nonstop flights this summer between Fairbanks and Portland.

Service starts June 9 and continues through Sept. 2.

The Seattle-based airline says Portland International Airport is a growing hub that adds the option of connecting to Fairbanks while giving Fairbanks residents another West Coast destination.

One-way fares are $179 if purchased before Sunday.

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