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Rust's Flying Service

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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...more
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4525 Enstrom Cir, Anchorage, AK 99502-1083
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing trip!!!! From takeoff to landing you will not be disappointed. We flew as low as 500’ over glaciers! And saw moose aplenty

Thank finzup2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I took a cruise from Anchorage and had a few days prior to explore the area. We wanted to see Denali but we knew we had limited time to do so. We came up with the idea of doing a flightseeing tour...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Many Alaskan's can fly their own planes, the rest of us wish we could! I went out on a two hour glacier tour and was amazed! Wait, what's a bigger word than that? No really because that's the one I want to use. The mountains...More

Thank KatInAK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just took a 3 hour flight to Denali. Pick up was timely. We had an hour delay due to low ceiling but were kept well informed. The trip was outstanding. Visibility was infinite and the views were beyond belief. Our pilot Paul was informative and...More

Thank Mojito82
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were collected from our hotel and taken to the the Lake Hood office to check in for our flight and tour. Staff were friendly and efficient and we were so lucky with the weather. It had been poor weather the day before to it...More

Thank Bob-a-JobSussex
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everyone in our family of three generations thoroughly enjoyed our bear-viewing trip to Bear Mountain Lodge in Chinitna Bay. We were flown there by Rust's Flying Service. We boarded planes that had tires equipped to land right on the beach where we would disembark to...More

Thank johnandnancysolovei
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The van picking us up was late to the hotel. When we got to Rust's, we just stood around for perhaps 30 minutes after we were individually weighed. Finally a man in flip flops wandered out, said he was Paul (?) & led us to...More

Thank holleyannep
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great trip-amazing to see Alaska from the air. Our pilot was highly skilled and the aircraft was in great shape. Highly recommend.

Thank Christopher A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was well worth it and I would absolutely recommend it to anyone visiting Anchorage. I did the Wildlife Glacier 1.5 hour tour and it was captivating every minute. We ended up being in the air for close to 2 hours and the views surpassed...More

Thank Katherine W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved it all. The flight to Chinitna Bay alone was worth it. Our bear viewing was also very good however it would've been even more beneficial if they had a boat to take us on the lake as their were a number of bears across...More

Thank Clare S
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December 3, 2016|
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Response from jbprice92 | Reviewed this property |
We landed on a sea plane and then got on a boat to see the bears in Lake Clark. You get within a couple hundred feet of the Bears. Pics from plane are cool of mountains etc. but bears are from boat.
khara s
April 23, 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.
April 15, 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