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Rust's Flying Service

4525 Enstrom Cir, Anchorage, AK 99502-1083
+1 907-243-1595
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Chris is the best!!

We went on Discover Denali flight seeing tour. Our Pilot, Chris, was awesome telling us stories... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
gne4thewkend
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Dallas
A spectacular flight to Denali!

This was my first time flying Rust's. I have done a previous Denali tour with K2 in Talkeetna... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jan L L
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Litchfield, New Hampshire
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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
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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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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Reviewed 31 December 2017

From the moment you walk into Rust's you feel welcomed. I decided to fly the 1.5 hour Glacier tour. It was spectacular. The plane ride was comfortable and the views were magnificent. The first tour was cancelled due to weather, fog. They rescheduled my flight...More

Thank Bruce H
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

What great service this is! The planes are comfortable and nice inside and out; our pilot Mike, and the whole personnel that works the reception is kind and courteous. We were flown to fish salmon and it turned out to be the best for us....More

Thank Mari245
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Reviewed 4 November 2017

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

1  Thank Wendy R
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

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.

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Reviewed 30 October 2017

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
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

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

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GCC25
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
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khara s
23 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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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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