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Carlin Air

1249 Tongass Ave, Ketchikan, AK 99901-6135
+1 888-594-3036
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Great value and experience!

The cruise arranged flight was too expensive for our family of four. We met Carlin Air rep at the... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2018
ZachNate
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Potomac, Maryland
Stunningly beautiful float plane trip!

Lesley is awesome!! She picked us up at the pier and we were treated like family from the first... read more

Reviewed 29 November 2017
jmangum5165
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Miami Beach, Florida
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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 Ketchikan, Alaska area. Jeff Carlin, owner/pilot has 35 years of flying experience. All of our pilots are long time Ketchikan pilots with many hours of flying experience in Southeast Alaska. Carlin Air is the choice for the local community.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1249 Tongass Ave, Ketchikan, AK 99901-6135
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

The cruise arranged flight was too expensive for our family of four. We met Carlin Air rep at the pier who negotiated a very reasonable deal. We had a great time and smooth flight. Nice folks including the owner - we recommend Carlin to anyone!

Thank ZachNate
Laura P, General Manager at Carlin Air, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2018

Thank you for sharing your experience. I'm glad that you found us and we were able to out to the beautiful Misty Fjords. Laura Plenert Carlin Air (907) 225-3036 info@carlinair.com

Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

Lesley is awesome!! She picked us up at the pier and we were treated like family from the first moment. Cozy shop and great conversation. Jim Larson is an incredible pilot. He has thousands of hours flying float planes in Alaska and is an excellent...More

Thank jmangum5165
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Went to see the bears with my cousin and friends. Great flight and spot to view the bears. Nice walk in to the viewing area, saw several bears. Gave us plenty of time for pictures and to watch the bears eating. Love Carlin Air, have...More

Thank timdean3
Laura P, General Manager at Carlin Air, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

I'm happy to hear that you had a good time. We always appreciate return customers! Thanks! Laura Plenert Carlin Air info@carlinair.com (907) 225-3036

Reviewed 10 October 2017

Our trip was amazing. The owners of Carlin Air were great and very accommodating. They picked us up at our hotel. The views from the plane were breathtaking. Their was 6 of us in the airplane and we felt very safe. The pilot was very...More

Thank Lori E
Laura P, General Manager at Carlin Air, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Thank you for choosing Carlin Air. It is always wonderful to hear when someone has a good time and enjoys the tour. Thank you. Laura Plenert Carlin Air info@carlinair.com (907) 225-3036

Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Jeff and Heidi Carlin are amazing people and run a superb float plane business. From the time we walked in the front door, we were treated like family. Without a reservation, and three cruise ships in port, we were in search of a float plane...More

Thank Dennis B
Laura P, General Manager at Carlin Air, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Thank you for the lovely review. We appreciate hearing from our happy customers! Laura Plenert Carlin Air info@carlinair.com (907) 225-3036

Reviewed 23 September 2017

Having been badly let down by Celebrity Infinity pre-booked tour, swiftly helped by the whole team at Carlin Air. Family run and owned operation, extremely professional and friendly. Mike, our pilot, was delightful, giving us information and a beautiful trip. Ended up being glad the...More

Thank Colin B
Laura P, General Manager at Carlin Air, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

I'm glad it worked out that you were able to fly with Carlin Air. Thank you for your kind words! Laura Plenert Carlin Air info@carlinair.com (907) 225-3036

Reviewed 11 September 2017

Had a fantastic float plane trip out to Misty Fjords. Jim, our pilot, was great and very skilled. Hard to describe the beauty of this place unless you see it with your own eyes.

Thank mandkallen
Reviewed 10 September 2017

The highlight of my wife's and I trip to Alaska, we booked our excursion off the ship, saving a few bucks in the process and was longer excursion from what was offered on the cruise ship. Highly recommend Carlin Air, we had Timber as our...More

Thank pmik16
Laura P, General Manager at Carlin Air, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Thank you! We'll see you one of these days in the future! Laura Plenert Carlin Air info@carlinair.com (907) 225-3036

Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

These people are so accommodating and worked really hard to get us out on a nice day. The pilots are seasoned and outgoing showed us a lot of great stuff. Our bear Guide Smiley, was a wealth of knowledge and really loved his job. Best...More

Thank Eliza C
Laura P, General Manager at Carlin Air, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Happy that we could work it out and get you out there. Traitor's Cove is such a beautiful place and we're so lucky to have Smiley as our guide. Thank you. Laura Plenert Carlin Air info@carlinair.com (907) 225-3036

Reviewed 30 August 2017

We had seven family members in two airplanes. The pilots were both talented and informative. The scenery was unbelievable. This is a must do in Ketchican.

Thank Bruce B
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