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Sheldon Air Service

P.O.Box 648, Talkeetna, AK 99676-0648
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Dave flew me onto the Root Canal in the Ruth Gorge for a climbing trip. I've had some bad... read more

Reviewed yesterday
J D
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excellent air service

excellent service from David and Holly. warm and welcoming David flew us out to the glacier for a... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Gareth D
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Sheldon Air Service is a family owned and operated business located at the Talkeetna State Airport. We have over 30 years experience flying from Talkeetna to the glaciers of the Alaska Range. We offer personalized flightseeing trips with glacier landings, transportation for mountain climbers and adventurers and charter service 12 months a year.
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  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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P.O.Box 648, Talkeetna, AK 99676-0648

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Dave flew me onto the Root Canal in the Ruth Gorge for a climbing trip. I've had some bad experiences in small aircraft before but this was great. Smooth flight in, and when I called for a pickup due to oncoming bad weather he was...More

Thank J D
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

excellent service from David and Holly. warm and welcoming David flew us out to the glacier for a few days. prior to that he answered on the phone many of my novice Talkeetna questions. Holly even met us when we came back from climbing with...More

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Reviewed 19 February 2018

I can say enough good things about Sheldon Air Service and David Lee. I wanted to try to fly around Denali base camp in the middle of winter, just one person, and on very short notice before I had to fly back to the lower...More

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Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Was amazing and David and his wife were completely amazing and the friendliest and most helpful and care taking.

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Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Absolutely incredible flight. The views were the best I've ever seen. The friendliest team, Holly and David, welcomed us immediately and made us feel at ease before takeoff and hung with us after landing. Couldn't recommend it more.

Thank Eli C
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Reviewed 23 December 2017

We had booked a glacier landing near the base of Denali, but clouds cancelled that and threatened to hide Denali from view as well. Our pilot, Jok, believed weather would clear in the afternoon. Once we were over the clouds, Denali came into glorious view....More

Thank talkinghorse55
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Reviewed 28 November 2017

We had so much fun taking the auto tour to Denali National Park, We got a detailed view of the park and David and Holly are awesome. They are not just looking for money, they tried to give us the best experience. If I go...More

Thank Teju_Chowdary
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Reviewed 28 November 2017

We arrived in Talkeetna and only had the one evening, it was late afternoon and an absolutely stunning day so we immediately called the air companies with my wife insisting the hotel calling Sheldon (had a gut feeling). They could fit us in almost immediately...More

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

This was one of the highlights of our trip. The staff was excellent! Due to weather our original reservation had to be cancelled. The staff worked to move our reservation to the next day since we would still be in the area. The glacier landing...More

Thank Donna A
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

SAS was the perfect flight-seeing tour for us! David was an awesome pilot/guide, he taught us all about the Denali national park and it's glaciers, hikers, and wildlife that we could see. He was very accommodating for us and took us right out when we...More

Thank maggieleenem
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