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Sheldon Air Service

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Sheldon Air Service is a family owned and operated business located at the Talkeetna 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...more
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22703 S Terminal Ave, Talkeetna, AK 99676, Talkeetna, AK 99676-0648
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Reviewed December 28, 2018 via mobile

We loved our flight-seeing trip to Denali with Sheldon Air Service. Holly Sheldon greeted us and her husband David was our great pilot. We started out from Talkeetna under cloud cover and once we were close to the mountain, the weather was clear and sunny....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kotzkathy
Reviewed December 28, 2018 via mobile

We absolutely loved our tour this afternoon. Our pilot, David, was knowledgeable, patient and so accommodating. We had an incredible closeup view of Denali and a great lesson on the glaciers. And Holly, David's wife, was super nice and helpful. All around amazing and highly...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Elizabeth O
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Completed- Check one off our bucket list. Husband and I flew this air service very close to the Denali summit. Weather was absolutely perfect. Landed on the glacier as shown in the picture. Our pilot was the perfect guide. Despite the fact it was only...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Robinskj
Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

Fortunately, we had fantastic weather on the day we chose to so a Denali flight seeing trip. It was amazing to see this beautiful area from the air. Our pilot, Jok, provided interesting geological and historic narrative during the one hour flight. When we go...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Gail B
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

We were very happy we booked Sheldon air instead K2 or the other. This is a small family company with people who love what they are doing. Our pilot Jock was great and very knowable and made the tour perfect.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

I can’t imagine a more enjoyable day or experience. Our pilot was excellent. He has been with this family owned business since their inception and was very knowledgeable about flying, geology, and the mountain. There is simply not a better flying service in Talkeetna.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank CharlesSheaff
Reviewed August 20, 2018

We awoke to a beautiful blue sky day and decided to try to get a charter flight around Denali. Sheldon Air Charters was referred to us by a local resident who said they were a smaller company but had very experienced pilots. We luckily got...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank WestinGeorgia
Reviewed August 14, 2018

We booked the "Mountain House Tour" with a Groupon except we never saw the Mountain House - not sure why. We did enjoy the somewhat laid-back but professional atmosphere of SAS compared to the bigger operators (there are several flight services at the Talkeetna Airport)....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Kwad1
Reviewed July 31, 2018

We found a Groupon for Sheldon Air Service and then paid the extra for the glacier landing. It was a clear blue day and we could see Mt. Denali beautifully! Our pilot was friendly and knowledgable and answered all of our questions. This was certainly...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 123LeAMP
Reviewed July 17, 2018

We had traveled to Denali NP and did not have the chance to view the mountain after flying out on Healy (sadly it was clouded over). On the way back to Anchorage we stopped in Talkeetna for one last chance to view her. It was...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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