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Ellison Air is a small family operation that provides quality air tours of Alaska's backcounty. We have been flying Alaska's backcountry for over 35 years and have been in business for over 24 years. We chose our Cessna 206 for it's comfort and...more
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4500 Wisconsin St, Anchorage, AK 99517-2819
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Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

For $75 dollars?? Do it! I was seated up front and loved every second but I also love airplanes so it was sensory overload for me! Mr. Ellison is a fantastic pilot and loves his job you can tell. Next time we go back to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kelly D
FlyEllisonAir, Owner at Ellison Air, Inc, responded to this reviewResponded October 14, 2018

We are glad your flight with us was enjoyable. I hope you come back soon, we'd love to show you more of Alaska's beauty, and have more flight time!

Reviewed September 14, 2018

I was staying nearby and saw the advertisement for a $75 float plane ride. At that price I thought it might be a teaser price. The hotel contacted John and I was offered a seat at 10am. I arrived and met John Ellison and discovered...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Radford007
FlyEllisonAir, Owner at Ellison Air, Inc, responded to this reviewResponded September 16, 2018

Thank you for the kind words. We are glad you enjoyed your flight with Ellison Air. It's truly a joy to share Alaska's beauty with its visitors. Safe Travels!

Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

Walked in mid-day and arranged an impromptu 30 min float plane flight seeing trip for my family of three. We enjoyed the experience and our illy pointed out all the sites including a moose.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank robgriffith5365
FlyEllisonAir, Owner at Ellison Air, Inc, responded to this reviewResponded September 16, 2018

We are so glad we could get your family on a flight with short notice. Sometimes timing is everything! Safe travels!

Reviewed August 23, 2018

I was in a group of four that took a 2-hour ride with John into a glacier. Every minute of the ride was breathtaking. John has sharp eyes for bear, moose, seals, whales, etc., and pointed them out for us many times on our way...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank KruskalW
FlyEllisonAir, Owner at Ellison Air, Inc, responded to this reviewResponded September 16, 2018

We are so glad you enjoyed your air tour. I agree, taking one of the longer tours is definitely the best way to see Alaska's back country. Thank you for including Ellison Air as part of your visit to Alaska. Safe Travels!

Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

In Anchorage for business and only had one afternoon available to explore Alaska. The flight-seeing trip with Ellison Air was perfect for the occasion! We began seeing wildlife a few short minutes after taking off from the lake: moose and black bears meandering through the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Theodore C
FlyEllisonAir, Owner at Ellison Air, Inc, responded to this reviewResponded September 16, 2018

Mr.C., Thank you so much for for the great review, we appreciate it. Alaska's beauty is never ending and we are fortunate to be able to share it with its visitors. Safe Travels!

Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

We are in Anchorage for the day. We went by the lake to watch the float planes take off & land. We pulled in by Ellison’s and my husband just walked in and came out to surprise us with a ride! John just fit us...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank AllyG99
597dianae, Pilot at Ellison Air, Inc, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

Ally, Thank you so very much for taking the time to post your positive review! It is a great learning tool for us and in this case I apologize if I fell a bit short in the enthusiasm department. I do wish you would of...More

Reviewed July 31, 2018

Our trip to Anchorage was cut short due to travel delays. We only had a morning to spare and wanted to do get the float plane experience. We called John at 630 am on a Sunday morning and he called back and took my wife...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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FlyEllisonAir, Owner at Ellison Air, Inc, responded to this reviewResponded August 4, 2018

I am so glad we were able to take you and your wife on our Local Seaplane Ride. It's always fun to share the experience of seeing Alaska by air with our visitors, it really does put into perspective how remote Alaska is. Safe Travels!

Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

We were looking for a trip to see bears catching salmon - not a cheap proposition - and came across a flyer for this firm in one of the tourist places in Anchorage. A no frills option it offered a very small group experience (there...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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FlyEllisonAir, Owner at Ellison Air, Inc, responded to this reviewResponded August 4, 2018

Robert, Thank you so much for the review. As a Mom and Pop operation, we work on keeping our prices affordable for everyone so everyone can enjoy Alaska's beauty. I know John really enjoyed taking you and your wife out bear viewing. We hope the...More

Reviewed July 1, 2018

My family and I were taken aback by some of the sights on our tour. We got close to glaciers, wildlife and waterfalls. John was a super guide and knowledgeable about the area. Had a comfortable flight from a great pilot. When coming to Alaska...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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FlyEllisonAir, Owner at Ellison Air, Inc, responded to this reviewResponded September 16, 2018

Alaska is pretty amazing, and I am so glad we were able to share it with you and your family. Thank you for including Ellison Air in you Alaskan adventure. Safe Travels!

Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

John and Dianna run the service and greet you warmly upon arrival. John is an outstanding pilot, guide and Alaska ambassador whose sole goal is to see you enjoy your flight. Buy the most you can - you’ll wish it was longer. Each person has...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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FlyEllisonAir, Owner at Ellison Air, Inc, responded to this reviewResponded June 30, 2018

Thanks so much for the review, we always appreciate the kind words. Flying visitors around Alaska is something we love and it's always wonderful when our clients enjoy it as much as we do! Safe Travels.

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