Wrangell Mountain Air
Flying Wrangell-St. Elias National Park since 1992

Wrangell Mountain Air — McCarthy, Alaska's Premier Air Service Since 1992

Wrangell Mountain Air flies visitors of Wrangell-St. Elias National Park on flightsees over glaciers, peaks, and varied terrain providing an unforgettable Alaska experience. Guests also enjoy glacier adventure or historic themed day trips to McCarthy and Kennicott. Scheduled flights occur between McCarthy and Chitina three-times, daily. Backcountry drop-offs are available for basecamping, backpacking hikers, or rafting trips. Charters are available from most towns in Alaska to McCarthy. Safety is our primary focus as we transport visitors around “Alaska’s Mountain Kingdom.”


Wrangell Mountain Air

Wrangell - St. Elias National Park, wilderness made accessible.

Cessna 185 Backcountry Backpacking Drop-off


Specializing in Alaska Flights & Adventure Tours Since 1992

Wrangell Mountain Air’s base of operations, in McCarthy, Alaska, is positioned deep within Wrangell-St. Elias National Park - America’s largest national park at 13.2 million acres and part of the world’s largest preserved wilderness. Guests enjoy daily scheduled air service between McCarthy and Chitina, fly-in day tour packages with guided glacier hiking or tours of the historic Kennecott mill building, charter air taxi service from many towns in Alaska, and world-class flightseeing. For the adventurous, fly-in hiking and backpacking trips, rafting, glacier trekking, and wilderness camping are highly recommended as day, or multi-day adventures. All flights are designed to demonstrate the very best Wrangell-St. Elias has to offer. Contact us today and our friendly office staff will help you plan an itinerary that includes one of the most spectacular and interesting places in Alaska! We guarantee that you won’t be disappointed.

After a breathtakingly gorgeous summer, the 2019 season has come to a close. A mighty, “Thanks!” to everyone who joined us in the skies during the last four months! If you would like to fly with us in this beautiful wilderness during the 2020 summer, contact our amiable office staff by email or telephone. We are already eager to fly with you!



Photo by Lucas Moore.


Safety First, Always

Safety is integral to every decision made and every flight taken at Wrangell Mountain Air. With each flight you can expect a thorough attention to detail, care for all passengers, and a shared knowledge of the beautiful scenery below as you experience the joy of being airborne over, what is in our humble opinion, the most majestic place in the world. Our fleet consists of six professionally maintained Cessna and DeHavilland aircraft known throughout the world for their rugged dependability.