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I cannot recommend more highly the experience of flying to the remote national parks and preserves in Alaska with Arctic Backcountry! We visited the Gates of the Arctic National Park, Noatak National Preserve, Bering Land Bridge National Preserve, and Cape Krusenstern, Kobuk Valley National Park...More
Pilot was very polite, and professional. We've flown with them a few times. The only complaint I would have is the lack of communication with the front desk lady. We almost missed our charter because we were told to wait for a call when she...More
It is not easy to visit both national parks above the arctic circle but Eric will fly you there. The flight out was low and scenic. Eric pointed out a couple of bear but mainly we were on our own to take in the beauty....More
Used Eric to fly us out and back in for a one week canoeing trip on Kelly river. All went great on the two 30min flights. People seem to regard him very highly and he does have an aura of an accomplished and skillful pilot.
Three of us chartered Eric recently to drop us off/pick us up for an arctic coastal camping trip. Eric has lived and flown in Kotzebue for more than 20 years and knows this area like the back of his hand. He not only has superb...More
We are an Alaska bush family, 30 years and counting. We used to have our own airplane and we air-camped all over northwest Alaska. Eventually, we realized it would be cheaper and safer to charter than own. As you can imagine, we're picky about pilots...More
We hired Arctic Backcountry Flying Service when my sister and her partner came to visit me in Kotzebue. I still feel she was actually flying all that way to see a muskox, not a sister, so we hired Arctic Backcountry to take us flight seeing....More