Warbelow's Air Ventures is a domestic airline based in Fairbanks, Alaska, United States. Warbelow's Air Ventures was founded in 1958 and has its base at Fairbanks International Airport, from which it flies throughout interior (domestic and regional) Alaska. The airline provides a number of services including scheduled passenger, charter, and tour services, as well as scenic flight tours.
The airline also has a subsidiary, called Air Arctic, which is solely an air charter provider, also based at Fairbanks.
The airline flies domestically within Alaska, flying from Fairbanks to towns and villages including generally located in the Tanana and Yukon River valleys, including Central, Circle, Mint.
|Anaktuvuk Pass||(AKP)||Anaktuvuk Pass Airport|
|Circle||(IRC)||Circle City Airport|
|Fairbanks||(FAI)||Fairbanks International Airport (hub)|
|Fort Yukon||(FYU)||Fort Yukon Airport|
|Stevens Village||(SVS)||Stevens Village Airport|
|Tanana||(TAL)||Ralph M. Calhoun Memorial Airport|
Each passenger is allowed 40 lbs of baggage. An excess rate will be charged on baggage which exceeds 40 lbs, the rate depending on destination. All items must be checked in units that weigh less than 50 lbs each.
Baggage measuring greater than 28” x 40” may not fit in the aircraft.
Please note: space varies according to number of passengers, as well as the fuel needed, and even weather requirements. It is important to be aware that baggage (allowed and excess) may not fit in the aircraft the day you fly, and may be flown up, as a priority, on a following flight. To ensure that your baggage arrives at your final destination in time, the airline suggests sending excess baggage up as freight at least one week early.
In compliance with FAA regulations, the airline does not allow carry-ons.
Anything that passengers wish to have on you on the flight (purse, snacks, digital devices, camera) will need to fit on their person (such as in their jacket pocket), or in the small seat pocket. Medicines, keys, or any other essential items need to be kept in pockets.
Online check-in is not currently available.
Passengers are required to be at check-in at least one hour and 15 minutes before scheduled departure time, but the airline does advice arriving as early as possible. Check-in closes 45 minutes before scheduled departure.
Passengers are permitted to check in anytime on the day of their flight, as long as they are back on premises before the flight closes (45 minutes before scheduled departure).
Passengers will need to bring valid state or federal I.D.
There is only one class fare on-board the aircraft, which is standard seating. The airline’s Chieftain aircraft are reconfigured to comfortably seat passengers.
There are a limited number of seats. Seats are padded, with front pockets.
Snacks and drinks are welcomed on-board, although not supplied by the airline. Warbelow does not allow alcoholic beverages.
Warbelow's Air Ventures fleet consists of 16+ Piper PA-31 Navajo Chieftain aircraft. At least 9 of these are operated by the Warbelow's subsidiary, Air Arctic.
The airline does not currently offer a frequent flyer program.
The airline is not currently part of an airline alliance program.
The airline is happy to provide special services for those with disabilities or needing additional assistance. Due to the configuration of the aircraft there may be restrictions, so please contact customer service before you book to ensure your needs can be met.
Children between the ages of 2 and 12 may travel at a reduced child fare. Infants below the age of 2 years of age are permitted to fly for free when accompanied by an adult (must remain on the adult's lap).
Fairbanks International Airport (IATA: FAI) is a small public airport located three miles southwest of Fairbanks. Fairbanks is a city in the Fairbanks North Star Borough of Alaska, and is the smallest US city with a direct connection to Europe, thanks to Condor provides , which provides a weekly summer service to Frankfurt, in Germany. Air North Yukon also provides an international service, as it flies to Canada.
Domestic airlines based at Fairbanks include Everts Air and Wright Air Services, which also fly to towns and villages within Alaska.
The following airlines also operate domestic flights within Alaska: