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Aircraft Overflights Advisory Council

Read about the Aircraft Overflights Advisory Council's challenge and best practices recommendations

Fact sheet about Aircraft Overflights Advisory Council

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A new fact sheet summarizes the challenge of the Aircraft Overflights Advisory Committee and its best practices recommendations.
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A view of Denali and the Alaska Range from a small aircraft

The Denali National Park Aircraft Overflights Advisory Council was chartered in 2007 to make recommendations to the Superintendent, through the Secretary of the Interior, on mitigation efforts that should be made to reduce the impacts from aircraft overflights in Denali National Park and Preserve.

The group is developing voluntary measures for assuring the safety of passengers, pilots, and mountaineers and for achieving desired future resource conditions at Denali that were outlined in the 2006 Backcountry Management Plan.

Council membership contains broad representation of interested stakeholders and has a balance of local, state, and national interests.

Review meeting documents and other resources.

You may want to consider other ways of staying involved, keeping up with park news releases, or subscribing to the RSS feed at the top of this page.

Learn more about flying in the Denali area.


Did You Know?

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In 1908, Charles Sheldon – a hunter and naturalist – described in his journal the idea of a park that would allow visitors to enjoy the beauty he saw while visiting Alaska. In 1917 his vision became reality, with the creation of Mount McKinley National Park.