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Carlin Air

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Carlin Air is here to make all of your flightseeing dreams come true! We fly a DeHavilland Beaver and a Cessna 185 and specialize in Misty Fjords National Monument tours, Flightseeing/Crab Feast tours, Bear Viewing tours and custom tours in the...more
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1249 Tongass Ave, Ketchikan, AK 99901-6135
+1 888-594-3036
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Flew out on a charter and had a beautiful flight, it could not have gone better. I'll absolutely use them again.

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Laura P, General Manager at Carlin Air, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for flying with us!!

Reviewed 12 October 2018

To fly a float plane into a remote location in Alaska - and see where black and brown bears fish while bald eagles soar above.... amazing. A lifetime must do. Also - Laura is AMAZING!!! I sport my hat everywhere I go.

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Laura P, General Manager at Carlin Air, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you. I'm glad you enjoyed you flight. Let me know when you wear that hat out and I'll get you another one!!!!

Reviewed 8 October 2018

During a recent anniversary trip to Ketchikan and as a surprise, I chartered a couple hour private float-plane trip with Timber at the controls. He grew up in the area and gave us the best tour explaining history and the topography as we flew along....More

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Laura P, General Manager at Carlin Air, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Thank you! I'm so happy that your anniversary surprise was so wonderful! Thank you for flying with us. We look forward to seeing you in the future!

Reviewed 2 October 2018

I made the assumption that a rainy-er day would call for better mist for these excellent Misty Fjords, however, sadly, the views weren't quite what we were hoping for. The clouds and the landscape were marvelous nonetheless but a sunnier day is better for viewing!...More

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Reviewed 30 September 2018

We booked a flight in Ketchikan but when our cruise ship got into port we were told the weather was too bad to fly. Jeff came to the port to show us the weather conditions on his computer and explain that the ride would be...More

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Laura P, General Manager at Carlin Air, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

I'm sorry we couldn't get you out on the Misty Fjords flight. Jeff truly is a very kind person - thank you for sharing your experience.

Reviewed 28 September 2018

We are recommending Carlin Air to our friends and relatives. It was the highlight of our Alaskan cruise. Heidi was friendly and welcoming. Our pilot, Timber was skilled and professional. We did not anticipate landing on a remote, wilderness lake, so that was a major...More

Thank Gloria C
Laura P, General Manager at Carlin Air, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Thank you for flying with us and the future recommendations!

Reviewed 26 September 2018

The second visit was just as much fun. It was great to see the mountains and lakes in late summer, so different to the ice and snow of early spring of 2012. The pilot is very experienced and gave us a wonderful flight. The ground...More

Thank Jennifer T
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

Cannot recommend Carlin Air highly enough for our flight into the Misty Fjords. Smooth flight and landing. Wonderful views. Staff were fantastic. Would fly with them again.

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Reviewed 12 September 2018

Very nice staffs. Weather wasn’t the best however landing was awesome. Pilot was very experienced! I would recommend this tour to everyone

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Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

My sister and I did a tour with Carlin Air last week and loved it! Heidi, Jeff and their team are very professional and the views are spectacular! Highly recommend booking directly with these independent businesses rather than through the cruise ships - they do...More

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19 August 2018|
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Response from Laura P | Property representative |
I'm sorry I didn't see this sooner. I have seats available at 0945 am, 1100 am and 115 pm. Which ship are you coming into Ketchikan on? The price is $239 per person. We do offer group discounts to groups of 4 or more.