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Copper Valley Air Day Tours

Gulkana Airport, Mile 118 Richardson Highway, Glennallen, Glennallen, AK 99588
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The best part of our amazing trip

Small plane for the three of us and an incredible pilot, very nice, totally fond on the region... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2017
Sophie L
Best day of our already wonderful trip!

Copper Valley Air is the real thing. A bush pilot. An airplane. Indescribable scenery. We... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2016
Terrie T
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At Copper Valley Air Service, our highly trained, professional pilots & guides provide you with a comfortable and exceptional outdoor experience. We specialize in Flightseeing tours, Air Taxi and Charter Services within the Wrangell-St. Elias National Park, the Copper River Basin, and McCarthy - Kennicott. Visit remote regions that are only accessible with one of our properly equipped float, wheeled or ski planes. We devote ourselves wholeheartedly to ensuring that each and every trip is the finest possible. We have the most experience, the best equipment, and a great attitude. We are based primarily out of the Gulkana Airport in Glennallen, Alaska.We specialize in providing Air Taxi support for backpacking, hiking, fishing, hunting, and mountaineering throughout the Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and the Copper River Basin. We can also provide your air taxi needs to the Alaska Range, Wrangells, Talkeetna Mountains, and the Chugach Mountains.We offer several structured adventure packages from which you can choose or we will help you plan a custom adventure based on your experience and abilities.
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19 Jun 2017
“The best part of our amazing trip”
8 Sep 2016
“Best day of our already wonderful trip!”
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Gulkana Airport, Mile 118 Richardson Highway, Glennallen, Glennallen, AK 99588
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Reviewed 20 June 2017

Small plane for the three of us and an incredible pilot, very nice, totally fond on the region, with a communicative enthusiast and a lot of information. We did the Glacier tour as the weather was not good enough to flight over the mountains of...More

Thank Sophie L
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Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Copper Valley Air is the real thing. A bush pilot. An airplane. Indescribable scenery. We hesitated to commit before our Princess Cruise because the weather here can be wild. With blue skies around the mountain the day we arrived, we jumped at the chance to...More

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Reviewed 29 July 2016

We took a 1 hour plane trip over Rangle St. Elias NP and loved it. The park is so huge and not accessible by car that the plane trip was great. We saw loads of huge Glaciers and beautiful mountain views. Seeing a mud volcano...More

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Reviewed 25 July 2016

Wrangell St. Elias is too large to visit by hiking and has very few roads. By far the best way to visit is a flight seeing tour. We did the one hour flight and definitely got our money's worth. We saw tall mountains, huge glaciers,...More

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Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Such a great flight seeing trip with Copper Valley Air! There are very limited roads into Wrangell St Elias NP, so the best way to see the amazing sights of the park are by plane. The pilot was very knowledgable and we had a very...More

Thank Diana F
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Reviewed 22 July 2015

Hi Folks. There are only 2 roads into the 11,000,000 acre Wrangell St Elias National Park. Therefore, from, the ground, you don't see anything. So we went to the Gulkana Airport in Glennallen and chartered Alex the senior pilot. This guy flew 727s and 737s...More

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Reviewed 16 June 2015

We ended up having great weather for our flight. In calling ahead of time, the pilot told us to either come very early or in the evening for the smoothest air. We went at 6:00. It was a bit bumpy but not too bad (my...More

1  Thank D H
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Reviewed 18 July 2014

Took a flight to get up close to some of the peaks and glaciers in the Wrangle St. Elias National Park. Pilot was a rugged witty type personality. He has flown all over the world and had some great stories. Felt like we were in...More

1  Thank Stephen A
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Reviewed 31 July 2013

it was ok, we had to bring back fish for the owner of the boat, so it weighed down the boat. The jet portion of our trip was slower.

1  Thank lwimmert
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Reviewed 19 June 2013

This was one of the best things we did on our trip. The flight seeing of Wrangell St Elias park was incredible. Do not miss this experience. Our pilot was experienced and knowledgeable. The sights were breathtaking and we would never have been able to...More

Thank Debrah P
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