Branch River Air Service
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2016 Rates

Bear Viewing and Brooks River Area: $225.00 per person round trip with Min. of 3 persons during peak season, (July 1 - Aug. 31), baggage space and weight allowance is very limited. This rate does include the $14.00 per person Park Access fee for the Brooks River Area.  Charter rates prevail before and after this peak season, please inquire about price quotes for larger groups.  Brooks Falls and the Brooks River are great Bear Viewing areas in Katmai National Park, and the river is an excellent destination for rainbow trout and sockeye salmon fishing. There are Park area specific rules for Brooks River and the Falls, as well as the Brooks Campground and the surrounding area. Please be sure to familiarize yourself with the rules for your trip to Brooks. Checking in at the Brooks Visitor Center on arrival is mandatory.  

Charter Rates for these aircraft are:

Cessna 206          $550.00 an hour

DHC-2 Beaver     $800.00 an hour

The Cessna 206 will seat up to 5 passengers with a weight allowance of 850 lbs. for people and gear. The seats can be arranged for smaller groups with cargo. 
The DeHavilland Beaver will seat up to 7 passengers with a weight allowance of 1400 lbs. for people and gear. The seats can be arranged for smaller groups with cargo. 

All charters are one (1) hour min. charge per day. All flights that land and depart from a National Park, National Wildlife Refuge, or State Park are subject to access fees specific to that region. These surcharges will be added to your total charter fees. (Note: A fuel surcharge is added to all rates if applicable)

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Alagnak River Floats: $850.00 per person with a min. of 2 persons includes round trip float plane service from King Salmon to Nonvianuk Lake and pick up in the lower river area, raft and rowing frame, repair kit, pump, life vests, and bear resistant food containers. This trip is for stays of 5 to 7 days, extra days will be charged additionally at $125.00 per day per raft. A raft rental agreement and deposit for rafts and gear is required before departure. Other river destinations can be priced on request. Trip planning information is available on request. 

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Flight Seeing Tours &  Tours are priced on request. Tours may consist of aerial surveys of Bristol Fly out Fishing Bay, Katmai National Park, or the National Wildlife Refuges. Fly Out Fishing Day Trips day trips can be arranged daily from King Salmon, or one of the many Lodges in the area, to any number of blue ribbon trout and salmon streams in the area. Day trips for Bear Viewing can also be arranged. The best locations for fishing and bear viewing are determined during the season for your best possible enjoyment. Call us for details or to make arrangements. Lodging and Guide service available on request. 

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Please call (907) 248-3539 (Winter Phone) or (907) 246-3437 (Summer Phone) or fax (907) 248-3837 for details and questions that you may have for any of these trips. E-mail your address and request to Visit our web site at  We will be glad to send you brochures and rates for Fishing (either guided or un guided), rafting (either guided or un guided).  Lodging (remote or local), and any other information that you may need to plan a trip to  Fish, Sight see, Raft or Float,  and stay in or around King Salmon, Alaska. For Air Travel to King Salmon from Anchorage and the Lower 48 States call  Alaska Wilderness Travel at 1-800-544-2236 for rates, schedules and reservations, as well as any other travel related information that you may need. Travel Insurance is always advised.

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Thank You,
Van Hartley
Branch River Air

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Branch River Air Service

October - May
4540 Edinburgh Drive
Anchorage, Alaska   99515

Phone: (907) 248-3539

June - September
P.O. Box 545
King Salmon, Alaska   99613

Phone: (907) 246-3437

Fax: 907-248-3837

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