• pond surrounded by green brush, reflecting a distant range of snow-covered mountains that are dominated by one massive mountain

    Denali

    National Park & Preserve Alaska

Common Flight Routes

The most common flight routes that are flown by commercial operators in and around Denali National Park & Preserve can be found by following the links below.

Talkeetna Flight Routes
Those routes most often flown by commercial operators out of the Talkeetna State Airport

Denali Flight Routes
Those routes most often flown by commercial operators out of the following airports: Healy, Kantishna, Cantwell, Nenana River Heliport, McKinley Park & private airstrips near the Park.

Be advised that there are also flight seeing tours, both commercial and private that depart both Anchorage and Fairbanks airports.

Because of changing weather conditions flights routes are often very fluid. Pay close attention to the weather and report your position often.

Did You Know?

grizzly bear silhouetted against sky

Denali is home to both black bears and grizzly (brown) bears. Black bears inhabit the forested areas of the park, while grizzly bears mainly live on the open tundra. Almost all bears seen by visitors along the Park Road are grizzlies.