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Rust's Flying Service

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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
This attraction is at Anchorage Intl Airport
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I did the Discover Denali flightseeing tour with Mark as our pilot. Great experience with Rust's from online booking to check-in and the flight itself. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sandra K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were originally booked to do a Glacial landing tour but the weather conspired against us. The weather can be a bit unpredictable in July so be prepared to be flexible. The team at Rust's arranged for us to do a sightseeing tour around Anchorage...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank RobC12222
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went on the Lake Clark excursion. It was fantastic! Everything was covered and planned. We just arrived early and they got us on our plane with a very knowledgeable/experienced bush pilot. We landed in Lake Clark and they got us transitioned over to a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Peach_412
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Otter Dan was our pilot on our trip to Katmai National Park to watch the bears at the Brooks Falls. I don't like flying in big planes, but this was so different. Dan made us all feel safe and was very kind and thorough in...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Sheryl T
Reviewed November 29, 2018 via mobile

Had the opportunity of flying with Rusts air service in and out of Lake Hood in Anchorage. Flew in one of Rusts Dehaviland Beaver s. Had an amazing view of Anchorage and AK from the air on the flight. Rusts staff are top notch. Highly...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JerseyDevil
Reviewed November 21, 2018

We booked a Discover Denali tour for early July 2018, but true to form, the weather was so poor in that direction that the flight was cancelled. Instead, Rust's offered a shorter alternative excursion to nearby Knik Glacier. The three of us enjoyed our flight...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Chris H
Reviewed November 2, 2018

good pilot, very kind interesting discovery landing and take off seaplane but almost nothing to see or discover during this flight

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jean D
Reviewed October 30, 2018

Booked with Rust's for a 1 day fishing trip. They flew the 5 of us to McDougall Lodge. What a beautiful day for a plane ride. In 3 hours we all had our limit of Silver Salmon. We were scheduled to fly back at 6:00...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Q7578OLmark
Reviewed October 6, 2018 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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank finzup2016
Reviewed October 5, 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank John B
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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