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Sheldon Air Service

P.O.Box 648, Talkeetna, AK 99676-0648
+1 907-733-2321
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Great glacier flight

It was hard to.decide which company to choose. In the end I chose this one because of their speedy... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Boston, Massachusetts
via mobile
What a fantastic experience

There were four of us that decided to do a 'flight-seeing' trip with Sheldon. It was an amazing... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sedona, Arizona
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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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  • Very good4%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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P.O.Box 648, Talkeetna, AK 99676-0648
+1 907-733-2321

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was hard to.decide which company to choose. In the end I chose this one because of their speedy reply to my questions We had a great flight to the Ruth glacier Pot was knowledgeable about the area as well as his pilot job We...More

Thank RS L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There were four of us that decided to do a 'flight-seeing' trip with Sheldon. It was an amazing experience and we are so glad that we paid a bit extra for the glacier landing. We were in a smallish plane, a Beechcraft. Some of the...More

Thank 903charlesl903
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome trip. I can't imagine not paying extra and doing the glacier landing. It was surreal. This company is the same family who were the early pioneers of the flight exploration around Denali in the 50's and 60's. You will land on the glacier near...More

Thank Janet P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Used Sheldon to get to base camp. Dave is a great pilot and offered great advice. Will use again. Recommended/

Thank bluesky12017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic trip. We chose SAS because of their great history. It is still a family owned business. The pilots, ours was David, are super knowledgable. It was great we could ask questions during flight. The landing was well worth it.

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sheldon Air Service is an amazing company and by far the best air taxi service on the mountain. Read below for more details. We chose Sheldon Air Service for our Denali climbing party initially based on price alone. When we arrived, Dave and Shaina were...More

Thank Arill B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Any explorer will find Holly and David's expertise and passion a great asset on their trip into the AK range. Many Alaskans are familiar with the history of Holly's dad Don Sheldon and he would no doubt be proud of the work they are doing....More

Thank Tlappetito
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a last minute flight seeing tour which included landing on the glacier. This seemed like a smaller, family run operation from what I could tell. My husband was a little skeptical since we did not see as much advertisement for them, even in...More

Thank Tammy B
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Perfect air support. For our May 2017 air support, this year to the Ruth Glacier, the SAS team continued its tradition of personal attention to each customer. SAS remains especially accommodating of the needs of Denali NP climbers. The office staff is especially friendly and...More

Thank triplealpha
Reviewed 5 May 2017

This was our first trip up to Ruth's Glacier so we weren't exactly sure where the best place for us to set up camp and explore the glacier. The guys at Sheldon Air Service helped up with every aspect of our trip. The people at...More

Thank outdoors121
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