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Carlin Air

1249 Tongass Ave, Ketchikan, AK 99901-6135
+1 888-594-3036
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Day trip to Misty Fiorge

Our trip was amazing. The owners of Carlin Air were great and very accommodating. They picked us up... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lori E
Float plane in Ketchikan

Jeff and Heidi Carlin are amazing people and run a superb float plane business. From the time we... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dennis B
Phoenix, Arizona
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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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Hours Today: 6:30 am - 7:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
1249 Tongass Ave, Ketchikan, AK 99901-6135
+1 888-594-3036

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
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 11 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
Reviewed 2 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
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
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Great flight. Nice and smooth seaplane tour with Timber our pilot. The place couldn't have been more polite and extremely knowledgeable. Would recommend this trip to all who visit Alaska.

Thank Tammy C
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Timber is a superior pilot and guide. His commentary was interesting and he answered all of our questions. He even made a wide turn to get us closer to see a bear! Highly recommend him and the Carlin staff. We loved it!

Thank Grammaturtle
Reviewed 22 August 2017

We booked a tour of the misty fjords independently from our ship. We were picked up at the cruise ship and taken to floatplane location. Our pilot, Jimmy, was fantastic. We flew over mountains and fjords and landed in a lake for a fifteen minute...More

Thank DLMCharlotte
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