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Fly Denali
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Fly Denali offers one of the world's most unique and breathtaking experiences - a landing on one of Denali's glaciers! (formerly Mt. McKinley) The flight features nearly two hours of air time over Denali National Park and approximately thirty minutes on the glacier. You'll see all Denali National Park has to offer: taiga forest, alpine tundra, deep gorges, countless mountain peaks and glacial features. This is truly a once in a life time adventure! Our De Havilland Turbine Beaver airplanes have window seats and interactive headsets for all. Fly Denali provides complimentary shuttle service within the Denali National Park area. Fly Denali operates from the Healy River State Airport from May 10th to September 15th and is available year-round for charters or contract work. Fly Denali is a authorized Denali National Park Concessionaire. Safety is our primary concern!
Reviewed July 26, 2013

July 24, 2013 was a day I will never forget! Took charter Fly Denali out of Healy to land on Ruth's Glacier at the base of Mt.McKinley with knowledgable and very competent pilot J J. Clear day and smooth air allowed our pilot to identify all interesting peaks, geologic formations making sure passengers on both sides of plane had excellent viewing opportunities. Landing on glacier was awesome and the majesty of the mountains is truly mind blowing! The plane was spotless and well maintained. A trip NOT TO BE MISSED!

Thank sbr7010
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Reviewed July 25, 2013

We spent 2 weeks in Alaska doing many land excursions and also a cruise. The highlight of the trip was the flight to a glacier and flying around Mt. McKinley with JJ and Fly Denali! What a thrill to see the beauty of Alaska from the air and then land on a glacier for lots of fun pictures! Thanks for a very memorable time!

Thank Kathy R
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Reviewed July 19, 2013 via mobile

A must do! Very professional, great deals, and a very knowledgeable pilot! Was worth the trip! Thanks for one of the most memorable snow fights I have ever had, and on a glacier!

1  Thank Tkb2013
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Reviewed July 16, 2013

Last Friday morning my wife and I were lucky enough to take the Mt. McKinley flight to the mountain with Fly Denali. Our flight the Wednesday before was cancelled and were able to get seats on the 8:00am flight with Jay Jay as our pilot. We were blessed with a clear morning without a cloud to be seen. We were able to see the mountains all the way to Anchorage. Jay Jay did an outstanding job flying, explaining and point out details and history on the trip. I can not put into words the feelings felt during the flight. No one talked as everyone as Jay Jay put it had their foreheads glued to the windows taking in the breath taking views. The only way I can explain it is that every picture you have seen in print of a cloudless Mt. McKinley we saw that morning. it was defiantly the highlight of our trip. 2 hours of viewing and a life time of memory's.
Thank you Jay Jay, Josh, and Patty for making our vacation!!!!!!
Donnie and Paula from Pennsylvania

1  Thank donnie b
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Reviewed July 13, 2013

Our trip to Alaska included many highlights, but the most awesome has to be our flight over Denali National Park including a landing on Ruth Glacier. The weather was superb that evening, and the views were spectacular. You get a perspective that you just can't get any other way. Landing on the glacier and walking around on it was great fun. Our pilot gave us a lot of information about the area over which we were flying and was willing to take pictures of us as well as be included in pictures - fun to be with! This flight company seemed to be very organized. They were punctual and very helpful and friendly. My husband and I had the seats by the wings, but that did not interfere with our ability to see or take pictures...we took many pictures! We highly recommend them.

Thank Susan469
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