PORT OF ANACORTES

Port of AnacortesOverview

The Port of Anacortes is responsible for the operation, growth, and development of a major deep-water port, three marine terminals, the Cap Sante Marina, and Anacortes Airport.

Anacortes is a great place to do business and a wonderful place to live!  The city is home to a variety of industrial, commercial, retail companies, boasts an affluent clientele, easy access to major transportation corridors, low taxes, award-winning schools, excess utility capacity.  Anacortes offers the San Juan Islands to the West, with views of snow-capped mountains to the East.  Come visit the Port of Anacortes and experience Anacortes, the way life should be.

The mission of the Port of Anacortes is economic development.  The Port’s fifty-plus tenants generate a year-round average of over one thousand jobs, not including Port staff.


Marine Terminals include Pier 1 (home of Dakota Creek Industries and Port offices), Curtis Wharf (commercial dock and wharf) which holds ships up to 500+ feet, and Pier 2 (log, heavy lifts and dry bulk cargo loading) available for short term moorage up to 1,200 feet.

Cap Sante Marina is a publicly operated marina (943 slips with 100-150 slips used for guest moorage).  Slips accommodate ships up to 120 feet.  The marina is located in the heart of Anacortes and within walking distance to grocery stores, restaurants, shops, and marine supply stores.  The marina offers a full line of marine services, fuel, launching facilities (trailer boat launch & small craft hoist), restrooms, and showers.  Other amenities include free Wi-Fi, complementary bicycles, slip reservation, and summer concerts and events.

The Anacortes Airport is located about three miles west of downtown and features a 3,018-foot long,  60-foot wide lighted asphalt runway located on approximately 196 acres.  Parking facilities include 69 tie downs and 39 public hangars, with a new pilot’s lounge located in Hangar 1.  Fuel sales are available through their FBO daily.


Major Employers

  • Dakota Creek Industries
  • Washington State Ferries
  • Cortland Puget Sound Rope
  • Anthony’s at Cap Sante Marina
  • Pacific Dream Seafoods
  • Trans Pac Marinas

Economic Strategic Plan

Port of Anacortes Strategic and Comprehensive Plans

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