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    Wrangell - St Elias

    National Park & Preserve Alaska

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  • Wrangell-St. Elias Visitor Center to close for the winter on Nov. 1st.

    Wrangell-St. Elias's main visitor center, located near Copper Center, AK, will be closed for the winter starting November 1. The visitor center will re-open on April 1, 2015.

Flightseeing & Air Taxis

A flightseeing trip in the Wrangell Mountains is an Alaskan highlight.
A flightseeing trip in the Wrangell Mountains is an Alaskan highlight!
W. Forstner

One of the best ways to experience the beauty and tremendous size of this park is from above! Fly past massive peaks, over jagged glaciers, and endless expanses of wild Alaska! For the truly adventurous, air taxis are used for backcountry dropoffs for wilderness campers and backpackers. A wide variety of tours, trips, and itineraries are available.

Most operators fly out of Glennallen, McCarthy, or Chitina. For more information, contact one of the listed operators.


Map of Air Taxi Locations (Google web page link)

40-Mile Air
(907) 883-5191
PO Box 539
Tok, AK 9978

Lee's Air Taxi
(907) 822-3574
PO Box 148
Glennallen, AK 99588

Alaskan Wilderness

(907) 424-5552
PO Box 1516
Cordova, AK 99574

McCarthy Air
(907) 554-4440
MXY #16
McCarthy, AK 99588

Alsek Air Service
(907) 784-3231
PO Box 489
Yakutat, AK 99689

McMahan Guide &
Flying Service

(907) 440-1510
PO Box MXY #1
Glennallen, AK 99588

Copper Valley Air Service
(907) 822-4200
PO Box 234
Glennallen, AK 99588

Ultima Thule Outfitters
(907) 688-1200
PO Box 109
Chitina, AK 99566

Fly Drake
(907) 314-0675
PO Box 411
Haines, AK 99827

K-Air Service
(907) 822-5312
HC 63, PO Box 1415
Gakona, AK 99586

Wrangell Mountain Air
(907) 554-4411
PO Box MXY #25
McCarthy, AK 99588

Mountain Flying Service
(907) 766-3007
132 2nd Ave.
Haines,AK 99827

Sky Trekking Alaska
PO Box 871370
Wasilla, AK 99687
(907) 315-6098

Yakutat Coastal Airlines
P.O. Box 326
Yakutat, AK 99689
(907) 784-3831

Did You Know?


More than just a National Park, Wrangell-St. Elias, along with Glacier Bay, Kluane National Park, and Tatshenshini-Alsek Provincial Park make up a 24 million acre World Heritage Site, one of the largest protected areas on earth.