Charter Adventures with Rusts Aviation

Chartering at Rust’s is easy and convenient. You may call us at 907-243-1595 or email with your trip plans, cargo, and weight.  If you are chartering for a fly in hiking, hunting or float trip or other Alaska adventure, please call or email us with your dates, people and gear weight, and we will get you a quote and arrange for your plane and pilot. Some planes are not listed below. In addition to our most requested aircraft for charter, we also have an AirVan on wheels for $750 per hour and a Cessna 185 wheel/ski plane for $680 per hour.


deHavilland DHC-3T Turbine Otter

$1780 plus 3% transportation fee per hour

Payload 2200 lb.
No. of passengers 10
Cargo door 50”x49”
Speed 135 mph
Range (full fuel) 675 mi
Engine PT6A-34 750 hp
Operations floats/wheels/skis

Cessna 208 Caravan
$1780 plus 3% transportation per hour

Payload 2100 lb.
Cessna 208 Caravan
No. of passengers 9
Cargo door 50”x49”
Speed 170 mph
Range (full fuel) 900 mi
Engine PT6A-114A 675 hp
Operations floats/wheels

deHavilland DHC-2 Beaver
$850 plus 3% transportation fee per hour

Payload 1100 lb.
No. of passengers 6
Speed 115mph
Engine R-985 450 hp
Operations floats/wheels/skis

Cessna 206
$680 plus 3% transportation fee per hour

Payload 950lb.
Cessna 206
No. of passengers 5
Speed 130 mph
Range (full fuel) 450 mi
Engine IO-520-F 300 hp
Operations floats/wheels/skis