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Flying now from the Seaside Municipal Airport daily(weather permitting) through at least Labor Day, after which flights will be from the Troutdale Airport for the rest of the flying season. Flights from Troutdale go into the Columbia River Gorge and are by appointment. Flights from the Seaside Airport require no reservation, drop-ins are welcome, however appointments are helpful, especially if you would like a evening flight. Closing hours very but usually present until at least 6:00 and sometimes until sunset.
All flights are custom. Times are flight time, Here are some of the routes available on the North Oregon Coast:
Seaside Intro: Best intro in the country as right after take-off and turn we're over the beach and ocean. covers Seaside, the estuary, and Gearhart and is 12 minutes, $150 for either one or two.
Seaside Plus: Flies lower and up higher, 16 minutes, a very popular upgrade for $200, 1 or 2
Twenty minutes goes further up the beach. $250 for the flight 1 or 2
Thirty minutes: Goes to the S shore of the Columbia River + Fort Stevens, just $320 for the flight, 1 or 2
Forty-five minutes: Cross the Columbia River, over Ilwaco boat harbor and around the two lighthouses
nearby. $420 for the flight.
Sixty minutes: Out to twenty five mile limit for these scenic flights and goes all the way to the city of Longbeach and south end of Willapa Bay. The best rate and a wonderful flight. $500 for the flight.
Cash prices, major credit cards accepted plus 4%. No sales tax. Prices are subject to change.
Helmets and goggles supplied
- Custom local scenic flights up to 25 mile radius of departure point
- Two passengers carried side by side in front cockpit, 4 to 94 years old
- Commerical pilot with over 3700 flight hours since 1974
- 100% safety record, over 8 thousand happy passengers
When at the Troutdale Airport flying from Gorge Winds Aviation, 920 NW Perimeter Way, Troutdale, OR 97060 When at the coast operating from the Seaside Municipal Airport, 2797 U.S. 101, Seaside OR