The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities is a part of the state government of Alaska. The department designs, constructs, operates and maintains the state s transportation infrastructure systems and buildings. It also manages aviation facilities, airports, harbors, and paved and gravel highways. The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities manages a motor vehicles division that is responsible for the issuance of driver licenses. The department operates Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport and Fairbanks International Airport. The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities administers the Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP). The department s Southeast Region serves a population of more than 65,000 residents in Alexander Archipelago in Alaska.