Experience a scenic flight unlike any other! Take off from the Healy River airstrip and fly to Denali Mountain where your expert pilot will touch you down on a glacier on Denali Mountain! Step outside the plane, walk around and snap some unforgettable once-in-a-lifetime selfies before beginning your flight back to the Healy River airport.

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This tour departs from the Healy River Airport near the Denali National Park entrance and takes you on an incredible 80 mile journey during which you will actually land on a pristine glacier on the side of Denali Mountain, and get out and walk around and get pictures to mark the momentous occasion.

Enjoy amazing views of Denali Mountain and some of the most popular glaciers in the area including Muldrow and Ruth Glaciers along the way as well as beautiful aerial views of the Polychrome Mountains.

This is truly an exhilarating flight adventure as you flay above truly breathtaking mountains, valleys, rivers and forests during your flight to and from Denali Mountain. And the highlight of the trip is your glacier landing destination as you begin your decent through the Great Gorge of the Ruth Glacier - the worlds deepest gorge! Your plane will safely navigate between the rocky cliffs of Moose’s Tooth and Mt. Dickey before the final approach into Ruth Amphitheater where you will land and de-board the plane for your glacier walk. You will have 20 to 30 minutes to snap photos and enjoy the amazing views of the area before boarding the plane and starting your adventure back to the Healy River Airport.


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  • Unforgettable landing on Ruth Glacier right beside Denali Peak!
  • Fly through the Great Gorge, the worlds deepest gorge!
  • Unbeatable views of Denali Mountain, Muldrow and Ruth Glaciers
  • The only scenic flight in the area that lets you step outside the plane and walk on a glacier!


Flights run from May 13 through September 18.
Flight duration:100 minutes
Daily departure times:8:30 am / 12:00 noon / 3:15 pm / and 6:15 pm


Passengers 100lbs+:$699.00
Passengers less than 10 yrs and under 100lbs:$649.00

Terms & Policies


All tours are weather dependent. Safety is always the biggest concern. If weather should prohibit the glacier landing during your flight, there will be a $50 refund issued per passenger.


If you need to cancel your reservation with more than 72 hours notice, you will be fully refunded minus a $25/seat cancellation fee.

If you need to cancel with less than 72 hours notice, the reservation is non-refundable.

If the tour operators must cancel a flight due to weather or safety concerns, they will offer passengers the opportunity to reschedule to a later date or time or accept a full refund. Weather cancellations occur one-hour prior to flight time.

Arrival at airport:

Tour operators offer complimentary transportation for all passengers to and from anywhere in the Denali and Healy area. Pick-up times vary by location, so please give at least a 24 hour notice if you will need to utilize the shuttle service.

If you prefer to provide your own transportation, you must arrive at the airport 30 minutes prior to your departure time.

Park Pass:

A Denali National Park Pass is required for the glacier landing trip. You may purchase a park pass from the Denali Visitors Center prior to your arrival at the airport for your flight, or if you have not purchased your park pass before you arrive for your flight, a park pass may be purchased with Fly Denali directly for your convenience.

How to dress and what to bring:

Personal items such as backpacks purses or other bags are not allowed in the airplanes. These items should be left at your hotel, or they may be stored securely at the Fly Denali facilities during your flight tour. Items you should bring include sun glasses, sunscreen and your camera.

You should wear long layers for your flight tour. Heavy coats typically are not necessary, but you may choose to wear extra layers or heavier coats if you get cold easily and you think you will need it. It is recommended that passengers wear simple, comfortable, close-toed shoes. You will be provided with Gore-tex glacier over-boots that will fit over any type of sneaker.


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