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



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.




Chicago flights offered at Pellston Regional Airport

Pellston Regional Airport is now serviced by a private air carrier offering flights to and from Midway Airport (MDW) in Chicago and Metro Detroit Airport (PTK). Lakeshore Express Aviation, along with its direct-air carrier Pentastar Aviation Charter Inc., are providing the service.

Passengers are serviced by SAAB 340s, with a maximum passenger load of 29. For flight schedules and ticket pricing, visit the company’s Web site,




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.