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Rust's Flying Service

4525 Enstrom Cir, Anchorage, AK 99502-1083
+1 907-243-1595
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Fantastic Scenery

Our scenic tour included glaciers, lakes, and forest, plus we saw moose, Dall sheep, and trumpeter... read more

Reviewed yesterday
So. California
We took two trips with them - WONDERFUL!

We took a 2 hour sight seeing flight. Our pilot was Bruce. Went out to the Knik Glacier. Had a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Tammye G
Edmond, Oklahoma, United States
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Take a flight our float planes to the real Alaska whether flight seeing glaciers and mountains, bear viewing at remote lodges and national parks or fly in fishing. We've been flying people to Alaska's wilderness since 1963; located at Lake Hood in Anchorage, Alaska.
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  • Very good6%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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4525 Enstrom Cir, Anchorage, AK 99502-1083
This attraction is at Anchorage Intl Airport
+1 907-243-1595

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Reviewed yesterday

Our scenic tour included glaciers, lakes, and forest, plus we saw moose, Dall sheep, and trumpeter swans. The pilot communicated via headsets we all wore and we could also ask questions via microphones. Partly due to smooth conditions, but mostly the skill of our pilot,...More

Thank bglhvn
Reviewed 2 days ago

We took a 2 hour sight seeing flight. Our pilot was Bruce. Went out to the Knik Glacier. Had a wonderful flight. We went out again on one of the Fly In Fishing trips to McDougall Lodge and we had an amazing time! The flights...More

Thank Tammye G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Did the day trip from Anchorage to Redoubt Bay Lodge for Bear Viewing on Rust's. Everyone at both sites were on their game and Mother Nature cooperated big time. Bears close up, feeding, o frolicking and nursing, salmon running and eagles soaring. Took a ride...More

1  Thank bprafferty
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Wow. All I can say is wow. My dad is a retired army helicopter pilot and he couldn't stop smiling. The pilot of the Otter plane let him sit up front with him and talk his ear off! (While he wasn't communicating with the flight...More

1  Thank Susisaurus
Reviewed 1 week ago

WOW - The Highlight of Our Two Week Alaskan Adventure Literally 50 bears spotted, Big Daddy's, Mummas with Cubs, the lot. Awesome scenery on the flight to boot, don't miss out and regret it! If you have time overnight at the lodge, I wish we...More

1  Thank Sturgeo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed our flight to see bears grazing in the meadow and digging for clams in the mud. Two cubs ran right past us. Loved it!

Thank Laurie H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

WOW! I don't have words to describe our experience. Just can tell you it was the smoothest flight I had ever taken, the most amazing scenes I had ever seen and a wonderful and knowledgeable pilot. Highly recommend!

Thank Raana90
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I were the only ones on this tour, so it was fantastic. We got to see the Ruth glacier, which was beautiful. We were surrounded by rocky, snowy mountains and peaks. It was amazing. Our guide was friendly, and I highly recommend...More

Thank Rachel T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked Rusts for a days fly in fishing. Pick up was prompt, friendly and personable. The flights themselves were wonderful, although a little cramped, I Never felt uncomfortable and the flight was smooth on a very clear day. Highly recommend

Thank William M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Signed up for a trip to Denali with landing on the glacier. I'm always cautious about paying for excursions that are dependent on weather. I was a little worried about this one knowing that the weather in May is unpredictable. My friend talked me into...More

Thank Jimstpne
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Did you go on a morning flight or afternoon? My assumption is that the plane landed and you were able to walk around and see the bears? Were you able to take pictures from the plane?
4 December 2016|
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Response from mariposaw | Reviewed this property |
Sorry about taking so long to reply only just seen your question. the plane landed, we got off and went onto a boat, were taken to the spot where the bears usually are but not this time! We then went on a tour of the lake... More
khara s
Can we keep any fish we catch? 1 salmon?
24 April 2016|
Response from Cathy T | Reviewed this property |
You can keep what ever the limit is. However, look into getting it home. It was very expensive.
How many people can go in a group
16 April 2016|
Response from Cole O | Property representative |
Hello. It depends on the flight. Most of our tours can accommodate a group of 10 in our de Haviland Otter. We can also take larger groups if willing to go in multiple aircraft. I would love assist you and answer any specific... More