Ketchikan is just 90 minutes by air from Seattle, with several daily flights in and out provided by Alaska Airlines. Scheduled daily jet service is also available to and from Anchorage, Juneau, Sitka, Petersburg and Wrangell.
Ketchikan International Airport is located on Gravina Island, a five-minute ferry ride to town. Airport shuttle vans meet all flights, transporting passengers and luggage from baggage claim to the ferry and then on to your Ketchikan destination. Most hotels offer shuttle services to and from the ferry as well, which departs the airport on the hour/half hour. During peak summer periods, departures are every 15 minutes. Fares are $5.00 adult, $6.00 for vehicles, one-way.
Airlines, Air Taxis and Private Aircraft
Alaska Airlines provides daily flights into Ketchikan. Once you’re here, you can easily connect and contract with one of our many air taxi services to fly you out to your next local destination—a neighboring community, perhaps, or a flightseeing excursion to see the Misty Fjords National Monument. Connections to outlying areas are available at the airport or in town. Ground service and parking space is also available for private aircraft.