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Sheldon Air Service

P.O.Box 648, Talkeetna, AK 99676-0648
+1 907-733-2321
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SAS was the perfect flight-seeing tour for us! David was an awesome pilot/guide, he taught us all... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Second time, would do it again

This was my second time using Sheldon Air. It was the first time for my friend. She loved the... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
Bob V
Rochester, Minnesota
via mobile
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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 good5%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“mountain house” (13 reviews)
“alaska range” (18 reviews)
“base camp” (24 reviews)
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P.O.Box 648, Talkeetna, AK 99676-0648
+1 907-733-2321
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Reviewed 5 days ago

SAS was the perfect flight-seeing tour for us! David was an awesome pilot/guide, he taught us all about the Denali national park and it's glaciers, hikers, and wildlife that we could see. He was very accommodating for us and took us right out when we...More

Thank maggieleenem
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

This was my second time using Sheldon Air. It was the first time for my friend. She loved the flight over the glaciers. Our pilot did everything he could to make the best trip possible, which was not always easy due to cloudy weather. Unfortunately,...More

Thank Bob V
Reviewed 14 September 2017

The only way to land on a glacier is to pay someone to land you on a glacier! Do it. We did not get to see the top of the mountain because of higher clouds but the airflight was astounding. The pilot was friendly and...More

Thank rndyoung
Reviewed 12 September 2017

I'm a member of the Ragni di Lecco group that in 1961 opened the famous Cassin Ridge on Denali. So this year we organized an expedition to climb the Slovak Direct on Denali the hardest route on the mountain and naturally we decided to ask...More

Thank baccidavid1
Reviewed 14 August 2017

My family and I arrived in Talkeetna on a beautiful August day – the last day of our AK vacation. We explored options for Flightseeing, and selected Sheldon Air Service since they were able to accommodate 4 passengers and a glacier landing at 7PM. Although...More

Thank jcampbell444
Management response:Responded 18 August 2017

Customers were offered and agreed to a flight the following day at 8am and agreed. They called back later and said they could not go. We apologize for not getting them up on a flight but chose safety as a priority in this case due...More

Reviewed 8 August 2017

I can't say enough about this trip. DO IT! Safe, beautiful, informative. A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see Denali up close. Where else can you land on a glacier! David was our excellent pilot. Staff member Elizabeth was so kind to help with photos! Just an...More

Thank Steven P
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

My son and I took the glacier landing and mountain house tour with Sheldon Air and had an amazing time. David was a great pilot and is very knowledgeable about the area. The flight to Denali was amazing and the landing on the glacier with...More

Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

This trip was, hands down, THE highlight of our trip. Its hard to predict the weather, but we went up on a super clear day and David our Captain was great. Super knowledgeable and experienced, he took off and landed like on a cloud. The...More

Thank Kelleigh A
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

This was something we will never forget! Flew around Denali and landed on a glacier. Obviously this wasn't cheap but was a once in a lifetime experience.

Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

The staff is very friendly! The pilot is safe and pro. Weather was bad but we saw glaciers and wildlife!

Thank Josselin D
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