|Haines Airport Shuttles|
||Haines Airport is one of the southernmost airfields in Alaska. The airport is just four miles from the city of Haines. The airport has one runway and handles mostly air taxi and small plane general aviation.|
Glacier taxis and tours is one of the few taxi services that can provide service at Haines. Taxis are rare in Haines due to the small size of the city and the climate. Travel to scenic spots can be provided by bus, ferry, and helicopter. Sleds with dogs can be rented in season for the more adventurous traveler.
About Haines Airport
The airport has seen an increasing amount of traffic in the last several years due to increased interest in the scenic beauty in Alaska. Haines is served by Air Excursions, SeaPort, Delta, and Wings of Alaska in majority. Military transfers are also a significant part of the traffic at Haines airport. The airport saw more than 9,500 passengers in 2012. The top transfer destinations are Skagway and Juneau. Helicopters make up a significant part of the traffic out of Haines and gliders are available for rental and a spectacular view of the Glacier Bay.
It is not unusual to see bear and moose on your approach to Haines and the animals may even be on the landing strip. The airport is the southernmost destination for seeing the natural wonders of Alaska.
The natural wonders of Haines include the Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve, the Chilkat River, and the Davidson Glacier. Haines Cruise Port is a port for travelers for cruise ship destinations. Many Native Alaskans produce centuries old crafts that can be acquired in Haines and in the small shop in the airport.
If you are gong to Alaska for the first time, you are best advised to secure the services of a guide. You can see orcas, seals, sea lions, grizzlies, moose and the largest group of bald eagles in North America. Skiing, hiking, sky diving, hunting, and fishing are just a few of the sports that are available almost year round in Haines.
Hotels near HNS
Top bed and breakfast accommodation include the Handlebar Inn, the Cliffhanger Bed and Breakfast, and the Alaska Guardhouse. You go to Haines for the adventure and the once in a life time opportunity to see the animals and natural beauty that only Alaska can provide.
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