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Taking a seaplane flight is a quintessential Pacific Northwest experience and Kenmore Air makes it easy to enjoy the unique thrill of flying off Lake Union and soaring over one of the most beautiful regions in the world. Everyone gets a window seat...more
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950 Westlake Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109-3523
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Reviewed yesterday

I recently flew Kenmore Airlines for the first time from Seattle to Friday Harbor R/T for the day. Time on the island would be limited, and this was my first seaplane experience. I'm very adventurous and was beyond excited to take my first ride. I...More

Thank joiacalderaro
Reviewed yesterday

the passenger audio system did not work when we flew. So we did not know where we were or the sights we were flying over. We had a lady pilot. The landing and take off were both good. I just wished she had explained things...More

Thank frequenttraveler8242
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great Little airline. Very accommodating. Everyone knows your name and super helpful & friendly! This is a reasonably priced getaway anyone can fit into their schedule

Thank patriciapigott
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did the Mt. Ranier and Mt. St. Helen's Volcano Tour -- 90 minutes, and the scenery was breathtaking. The pilot flew to Mt. Ranier, and went almost all the way around it, did a U-turn so everyone could get teh same view, then headed...More

Thank Sharon S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Kenmore provide a very efficient, on time service. The sea plane to and from Friday Harbor is magical and the shuttle to and from SeaTac prompt and comfortable. I’ll be using them again.

Thank Hilary P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I decided to travel from Seattle to Victoria. Having never been on the sea plane before, we were looking forward to the trip. It did not disappoint. I was also fortunate enough to be seated in the copilot’s seat (which I cannot...More

Thank johnlC1952PP
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We almost couldn't fly to Orcas Island because of the wild fires in BC. So don't assume flights will leave even if its sunny in Seattle. The view to Orcas was hazy most of the way there. We landed in West Sound - ultra smooth...More

Thank jcisler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We returned to SEA from Friday Harbor last Sunday. The trip was really convenient-maybe 90 minutes from airport to airport-flight is only about 30 minutes. No traffic worries either. Nice. Bonus is great scenery all the way south. Everyone gets a window seat (and an...More

Thank tomrez
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really wanted to visit San Juan Island to go kayaking during our trip to Seattle, but we were short on time. So we decided to fly Kenmore Air, and it was a great decision and an amazing experience. First and foremost, the scenery was...More

Thank Rich R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really unique experience! Ten passengers enjoying sort of a throw back flying experience that you can’t find too many places.

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Girlskout
July 22, 2018|
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Response from Sharon J | Reviewed this property |
The San Juan’s issue was a private plane. Anyway our experience has always been great with Kenmore.
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jimntrey
June 27, 2018|
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Response from timinorlando | Reviewed this property |
I was unable to find the info on their website, so you might want to call them. I suspect that a seaplane will be the only option.
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low274
April 5, 2018|
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Response from Todd B | Property representative |
Great question! We'll either fly the de Havilland Beaver (seats up to 6 passengers) or the de Havilland Otter (seats up to 10 passengers). Which plane is determined by need (how many tickets are booked), so it's not... More
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