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Rust's Flying Service

4525 Enstrom Cir, Anchorage, AK 99502-1083
+1 907-243-1595
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5++ once in a lifetime adventure

I took my husband on this as a surprise for his birthday. I was a bit unsure due to the price but... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Wendy R
The glaciers were something fearful.

Did the 1.5 hours glacier viewing trip, got to see some incredible glaciers, mountain goats and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ike O
Midland, Texas
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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.
  • Excellent85%
  • Very good6%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • 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 2 weeks ago

I took my husband on this as a surprise for his birthday. I was a bit unsure due to the price but it was worth every penny. Out pilot was friendly, putting us nervous fliers at ease. He had years of experience and provide history...More

Thank Wendy R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Did the 1.5 hours glacier viewing trip, got to see some incredible glaciers, mountain goats and sheep, some moose. Cozy airplane, a knowledgeable and capable pilot. it was a lot of fun.

Thank Ike O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked the all day bear viewing trip to Lake Clark NP/Crescent Lake. The shuttle was on time to pick us up; the efficiency of the staff made it possible to coordinate several different departures at the same time. The flight to Lake Clark was...More

Thank Gloria M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had booked the Denali trip, but the weather was very cloudy so we switched to a shorter glacier tour. We really appreciated that they called us ahead of time and gave us the option of changing the date or the tour. Flightseeing is definitely...More

Thank cpieper
Reviewed 13 October 2017

My daughter and I booked the 3 hour Discover Denali tour out of Anchorage. We departed on time and our pilot, Bruce, has mad skills! There were 6 of us, including Bruce, in a de Havilland Beaver and our initial takeoff was incredibly smooth. No...More

Thank 123ontheroadagain456
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

We scheduled the 3 hr Discover Denali tour from Anchorage. Flights from Talkeetna cost less and take less time but require a 2+ hour drive from Anchorage. We were scheduled to fly on a Friday but after checking the forecast, changed to Saturday. Rust's made...More

Thank Dan S
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

From the booking process to actually flying, everything went smoothly and I found Rust's to be reliable and professional. The flight to and from Redoubt Mountain Lodge was an amazing experience and the views were incredible - especially on the return leg. Our pilot took...More

Thank AndyDuff4
Reviewed 21 September 2017

We were lucky to have the pilot, Mr. Bruce Wallis, he has been a pilot of the Alaska Air loves flying and the Alaska's nature so much. His piloting was easy, smooth, and since we were just two of us, he explained a lot about...More

Thank Mickey S
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

My sister and I went with Rust's Flying Service to Chinitna Bay in Lake Clark National Park. The bear viewing trip was breathtaking. The flight there along the bay was beautiful and informative. Our pilot knew the area very well and was eager to share...More

Thank Cameron K
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Had a great flight, awesome pilot, and a great day to fly. :) Didn't get to see the bears up close like I wanted, but they were there, it was just the tide did not cooperate. It separated us from them. Oh well. The Ranger...More

Thank Sharon W
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3 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
23 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.
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