FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is the weight capacity of your planes?

  • Cessna 206 on Floats: 4 seats, up to 750 pounds total bodyweight and gear.
  • Dehavilland Beaver on Floats: 6 seats, up to 1,200 pounds total bodyweight and gear.
  • Dehavilland Turbine Beaver on Amphibious Floats: 8 seats, up to 1,500 pounds total body weight and gear.
  • Piper Saratoga: 6 seats, up to 1,000 pounds total bodyweight and gear.

What if the weather becomes a problem?

To ensure that your travel connections in and out of Kodiak go smoothly, always allow for one day on each side of your charter package. If weather complications your take out or pick up flight through Andrew Airways, this provides you with room to ensure that your meet your other airline connects. Andrew Airways will do everything we can to safely accommodate your travel desire.

How do I get to Kodiak, AK?

The following transportation companies will provide pricing and transportation information about traveling to Kodiak, AK.

Alaska Marine Highway
Phone: (907) 486-3800
Toll Free: (800) 642-0066
Web: www.ferryalaska.com

ERA Aviation
Phone: (907) 487-2663
Toll Free: (800) 866-8394
Web: www.flyera.com

Alaska Airlines
Phone: 1-800-ALASKAAIR (1-800-252-7522)
Toll Free: (800) 252-7522
Web: www.alaskaair.com

In what order should I make my transportation reservations?

Arrange your reservations on and off the island prior to booking your Andrew Airways package so that we can be sure to keep you on schedule.

What if I have more time for other activities in Kodiak, AK prior to or after my trip?

Enjoy more adventures such as fishing charters, kayak trips, ATV excursions, guided tours of the town, or on your own hiking and museum exploration.

What types of clothing and equipment should I bring when going to a remote area?

Suggestions:

  • Rain gear (make sure it will fit over the tops of any boots) and layered clothing that accommodates changing weather conditions
  • Extra socks
  • Calf-high rubber boots, available in Kodiak (wear on the plane, do not pack)
  • Comfortable hiking shoes
  • Slip on camp shoes
  • A five-day additional supply of an prescription medication
  • Sunglasses (polarized lenses allow you to see into the water)
  • Spare pair of any prescription eyeglasses
  • Journal and writing supplies
  • Baseball cap for eye shade or keeping rain off your face
  • Binoculars (7 x 50) are best
  • Camera (200mm lens is preferable for serious photographers)
  • Camcorder (have spare, fully charged batteries with you)
  • Luggage (soft duffel bags are best with a hard case for cameras or other breakable items)
  • Groceries should be boxed
  • Food: fresh and freeze dried
  • Sleeping bag, separate from gear.
  • Strong plastic bags for garbage

Avoid:

  • Large boxes
  • Oversized ice chests (keep under 45 qts,)
  • Fishing rod/ gun cases (we can store them for you)
  • Do not tie anything on the outside of backpacks or bags
  • Small (loose) unpacked items