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Established in 1959, 40-Mile Air is a domestic Alaskan airline, providing reliable transportation throughout the U.S. state of Alaska. The airline serves areas that are only accessible by small aircraft, providing vital connections for locals, as well as premium experiences for tourists.

The airline provides several services, including state-wide private charters, hunting/fishing transportation, back-country adventure tours, sight-seeing, as well as a small number of scheduled flights.

40 Miles Air operates weekly flights from Tok to the following destinations: Healy Lakes, Delta and Banks, Chisana, Northway and Chicken.

Looking to book flights within Alaska? The airline provides regional scheduled services within Eastern Alaska. You can use the search bar at the top of the page to type in your chosen destinations and begin searching for flights within Alaska. Book 40-Mile Air flights now from Alternative Airlines.


40-Mile Air offers a charter service that flies to Wrangell St.-Elias Preserve, Yukon-Charley Preserve, Alaska Range, Tetlin Wildlife Refuge and the Fortymile Country.

As of February 2024, the airline operates scheduled flights (between 2 and 3 flights a week) to 6 regional destinations within Alaska:

  • Tok, Alaska - this is their main hub, located near the Canadian border.
  • Healy Lake, Alaska - a gateway to Denali National Park and surrounding wilderness areas.
  • Delta Junction, Alaska - a small town with access to the Fort Greely military base and surrounding natural beauty.
  • Chisana, Alaska - a historic mining town nestled in the Wrangell Mountains.
  • Northway, Alaska - a small community near the Yukon border, known for its hunting and fishing opportunities.
  • Chicken, Alaska - a quirky and offbeat town known for its gold mining history and unique character.

40-Mile Air's charter destinations include:

  • Wrangell-St. Elias National Park
  • Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve
  • Alaska Range
  • Tetlin Wildlife Refuge
  • Fortymile Country

Baggage Policy

The complimentary baggage allowance for passengers on scheduled flights is 30 lbs, which will be stowed by staff to ensure safety.

Cabin Classes

The airline’s aircraft are small, with a limited number of seats. Passengers can enjoy a VIP style experience, with fast check-in and boarding.


Please be aware that facilities are limited on-board the aircraft, with no W/C facilities available. Meals, snacks and beverages are not available during the short flights; passengers are recommended to purchase snacks at the airport before departure, and to use the terminal’s facilities.


40 Mile Air passengers must check in at the airport since the airline doesn't offer online check-in.

Online Check-in

Online check-in is not currently available for this airline.

Airport Check-in

The airport at Tok is small, with the terminal facilities dedicated to the airline. Passengers are advised to check-in an hour before their flight departure. Return flights from Chisana and Chicken will depart back to Tok approximately 15 minutes after landing.

Frequent Flyer Programme

The airline does not currently offer a frequent flyer program.

Airline Alliance

The airline is not currently part of an airline alliance program.

Special Services

The airline can provide a number of special services for those with disabilities or requiring additional assistance. The airline will strive to meet your needs, but due to the configuration of the aircraft there may be restrictions. It is advised to contact our customer service team before you book to avoid disappointment.

Flying with Children

Infants under the age of two can travel for free on the lap of a full-paying adult. For safety, children above the age of two will need their own seats.

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Hub Airport

Tok Junction Airport

Tok Junction Airport (TKJ) is a public-use airport, owned by the State of Alaska. The airport is located just one nautical mile east of the central business district of Tok. As of 2024, 40-Mile Air is the only airline to operate scheduled flights from the airport.


The airline’s fleet consists of the following aircraft: 4 Super Cubs, 3 Cessna 206’s, 1 Cessna 207, 1 Cessna 185, 1 Robinson R44 helicopter, 2 Robinson Helicopters. The airline also owns a Twin engine Piper Navajo, which is fully equipped and dedicated to air ambulance flights.