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Rust's Flying Service

4525 Enstrom Cir, Anchorage, AK 99502-1083
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WOW! Great ride with ton's of views

Awesome place, great friendly and informative team of peeps here. And expert pilot, Mark, gave us... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Pamela3131
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San Francisco, California
Best float plane ride ever!

The flight planning was smooth and seamless. The staff is friendly, helpful, and welcoming upon... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2018
dawnc1967
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Anchorage, Alaska
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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%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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4525 Enstrom Cir, Anchorage, AK 99502-1083
This attraction is at Anchorage Intl Airport
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awesome place, great friendly and informative team of peeps here. And expert pilot, Mark, gave us a TON of interesting info while flying us around gorgeous scenery. Alaska is like living in a Bob Ross painting anyway, but these upclose and overhead views are amazing.

Thank Pamela3131
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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

The flight planning was smooth and seamless. The staff is friendly, helpful, and welcoming upon arrival. Rust Flying Service had a small town "feel" with premium professional service. The pilot was fun and informative, and I could not have improved a thing!

Thank dawnc1967
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

After being disappointed that our scheduled Katmai bear viewing flight had to be canceled because of the weather, we booked a scenic flight for the next day. It was marvelous! To the glacial lake north of Wasilla, and rare conditions even allowed our pilot to...More

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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Great company for glacier flight tours! So easy to book online, quick response & confirmation of reservation. Greg was our pilot and he provided a great flight with historic information and answered all our questions. Lived it , would definitely do this again!!

Thank Michelle B
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

My sister and I booked in for the Denali flight on Superbowl Sunday, and really could not have picked a more perfect day. The team in the office when we arrived were very friendly in getting us all organised on time for our pilot Chris....More

Thank Mel_M802
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

This was an amazing trip in the winter to see Denali! My father and I joined a few strangers and together with our Pilot Dan (Awesome by the way) we got to see so many things from an advantage point few do. If you have...More

Thank 47201traveller
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

We went on Discover Denali flight seeing tour. Our Pilot, Chris, was awesome telling us stories and pointing out everything. Because the weather wasn't nice enough to see Denali he took us over a route showing us several glaciers and mountains. I think this would...More

Thank gne4thewkend
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Reviewed 30 January 2018

This was my first time flying Rust's. I have done a previous Denali tour with K2 in Talkeetna several years ago. Both flights were spectacular! Upon arrival a Rust's office, we were greeted by friendly employees - who's names I cannot remember. We were weighed...More

Thank Jan L L
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

I debated for a long time about doing this review because I usually only do 5 star reviews. And I'll start by saying it was a very memorable day, but not always for the right reasons! We (family of 5 adults) were picked up at...More

Thank Karen M
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Reviewed 7 January 2018

Our trip to Chinitna Bay was the best part of our trip to Alaska this past June. The flight was beautiful and we saw so many bears! Our guide Mike was awesome and each spot we went to was better than the last. When we...More

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GCC25
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
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khara s
24 April 2016|
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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.
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Rcshumate
16 April 2016|
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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
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