Branch River Air Service
(907) 248-3539          "Best In The Bush"         E-mail:
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Bear Viewing and Brooks River Area - $225.00 per person round trip with minimum of 3 persons during peak season (July 21-Aug 31), baggage space and weight allowance is very limited.  This rate does not include the $14.00 per person Park Access fee for the Brooks River Area.  This fee is payable at the time of your departure.  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 or 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 1250 lbs. for people and gear.  The seats can be arranged for smaller groups with cargo.

All charters are one (1) hour minimum 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: Prices subject to change without notice.)

Flightseeing Excursions - Tours are priced on request. Tours may consist of aerial surveys of Bristol Bay, Katmai National Park, or the National Wildlife Refuges.  Fly Out Fishing day trips can be arranged daily from King Salmon or from 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 upon request. 

Float Plane access is our specialty.
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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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