Talkeetna Transportation

  • The Alaskan Railroad
    The Alaskan Railroad
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  • Talkeetna Air Taxi
    Talkeetna Air Taxi
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  • TALKEETNA AIRSTRIP
    TALKEETNA AIRSTRIP
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    Air Taxis by the Dozen

    by mrclay2000 Written Sep 18, 2003

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    air taxi over Talkeetna

    With so little to see in the actual town, location is everything. A large variety of outfitters within town offer local flight tours and Denali packages. Glacier landings, scenic flights, "base camp" transport, photography flying, flightseeing and almost any custom-made trip is possible by services within town. Hudson Air Service (733-2321), Alaska Air Tours (733-2366, www.alaskaairtours.com), and K2aviation (733-2291, www.flyk2.com) are among several that provide experienced pilots and personal service for whatever adventure you can imagine.

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    • Photography
    • Adventure Travel

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    Into Town on a Rail

    by mrclay2000 Written Sep 30, 2003

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    Talkeetna rail station

    As part of its twice-daily summer runs to Denali and Fairbanks, the Alaska Railroad stops in at Talkeetna on its constant journeys north. Out of season (i.e. the colder, snowbound months) the daily circuit is reduced to one run, but there are few better ways to see the Alaskan interior (though the railroad does not provide the same flexibility as a car).

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    Talkeetna Air Taxi

    by goingsolo Written Aug 23, 2004

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    Since most of Alaska is not accessible by car, float planes are a popular mode of transportation. Talkeetna is the starting point for many excursions to Denali. As a result, several air taxi businesses have set up shop here and spend their summers transporting tourists and climbers to and from the mountain.

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    The Alaskan Railroad

    by vichatherly Updated Jun 15, 2007

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    The Alaskan Railroad

    We travelled to Talkeetna on the Alaskan Railroad. It's a great way to see the countryside in all its beauty.

    Each carriage has it's own guide who is there to help in anyway they can, from telling how long the journey will take, to helping you spot animals on the way, in fact they even will stop the train if there's something worthwhile to look at!

    Also watch out for the conductors who are true characters of the railroad.

    It's not the quickest way to travel but the when you're on holiday who wants to rush.

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    Talkeetna Air Taxi

    by rcargo Written May 21, 2006

    A really great air service in Talkeetna. Talkeetna Air Taxi provides scenic flights around Denali National Park, as well as glacier landings for climbing Mt. McKinley and other area mountains. Their staff was extreemly friendly and they work hard to make your plans work. In addition, they have a free bunk house for climbers returning from a climb or waiting for weather to fly to the start of their climb. Their pilots were extremely knowledgable and thorough.

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    • Mountain Climbing
    • Family Travel

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    not much thing to do here...

    by o00o Written Aug 25, 2002

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    not much thing to do here since I am just having a short break before leaving to Denali.
    May be a short NAP on the rail way could be fun....

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