Pellston Regional Airport


Whether you’re a visitor to Northern Michigan or a resident returning home, Pellston Regional Airport welcomes you with the warmth and ambiance of a rustic lodge. Hand-carved signs, native wildlife displays, on-site restaurant and free parking are complemented by an award-winning log design to create an airport like no other. Daily commercial flights to Detroit Metro connect you to anywhere you want to go – if you can bring yourself to leave.

(231) 539-8441

Delta Airlines
Local: (231) 539-8423
National: (800) 221-1212

Fixed Base Operator
(231) 539-8442


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Minimum Standards & Operating Procedures

Adopted November 14, 2012



New airline carrier to service Pellston Regional Airport in Summer 2015!


North Country Sky to provide air service from the main terminal as it tests the local market

A new operator will be providing air service from Pellston Regional Airport (PLN) in the summer of 2015, offering flights from PLN to Chicago’s Midway Airport at competitive prices. Public Charters Inc., DBA North Country Sky, is a public charter aircraft service that will operate from Pellston’s main terminal building, utilizing commuter aircraft and baggage claim services similar to Delta’s daily operations, said Kelley Atkins, Pellston Regional Airport Manager. “I look forward to this opportunity to work with North Country Sky and I’m excited for the community -- this is much-needed service,” Atkins said.

Sky’s general manager, Jim Gallagher, said the flights will begin on June 25 and run through Aug. 19. One flight per day will be available Thursday, Friday, Sunday and Monday each week and ticket prices will range from $350 to $405 round-trip per person. The aircraft is a 30-seat turbo prop with a flight attendant and lavatory. Gallagher said total travel time to Chicago, including the brief stop in Manistee, will be about one hour and 50 minutes. To read the complete article about the new air service, click here.

State of the Airport Report, 2015

Click on the PDF below to read Airport Manager Kelley Atkins' 2015 State of the Airport report, as prepared for the State of the Community report and luncheon presented by the Petoskey Regional Chamber of Commerce. February 2015


State of the Airport Report 2015

Notice of Intent to file a PFC Application

(September 2013) -- The Pellston Regional Airport, a department of the County of Emmet, is planning to file an application with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to impose and use a Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) to fund capital improvement projects.  This notice is being issued to meet PFC application filing requirements set forth in 14 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) § 158.24.  The proposed charge is $4.50 per enplaned passenger effective May 1, 2018 and estimated to expire on April 1, 2024.  The total revenue to be collected and used by the Airport at the end of the collection period is $563,363; click here to read the full application.




Hoppies Landing restaurant at PLN


Hoppies Landing Restaurant is located on the second level of Pellston Regional Airport's main terminal. It is owned and operated by the Babcock family, which owns the popular Hoppies restaurant on Burt Lake. The restaurant is open from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily.

General Manager Greg Babcock said customers can find lunch and dinner menus and a full bar in a fun, up North atmosphere. Specialties will include hot wings and a variety of appetizers, sandwiches and full entrees, as well as pizzas.

The full menu is available online, at

Take-out can be ordered by calling (231) 539-8900.

Pellston Regional Airport brochure

To download a PDF of the Pellston Regional Airport brochure, click here.