Pellston Airport
Pellston Airport EntranceWhether 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. Daily commercial flights to Detroit Metro connect you to anywhere you want to go – if you can bring yourself to leave.

PUBLIC NOTICE – Emmet County is soliciting proposals from vendors of Aerco boilers to assist the County in replacement of a 20-year old Aerco 2000 boiler at the Pellston Regional Airport. Please refer to the RFP for all the details. Proposal due date and public bid opening is Friday, September 10, 2021.
PUBLIC NOTICE – SkyWest Airlines has offered a proposal to continue providing essential air service between Pellston Regional Airport and Detroit Metropolitan Airport. Please refer to the proposal for more information. Emmet County welcomes comments from the public concerning this proposal. Direct all comments to Pellston Regional Airport director Ryan Bachelor at [email protected] or call (231) 539-8441. The public comment period is open until 8 a.m. on Friday, September 10, 2021.


The main contact information for Pellston Regional Airport is listed below.

        Call: (231) 539-8442
        1395 North US 31, Pellston, MI 49769



The list of aircraft charters below is provided for informational purposes only and not intended as an endorsement by Emmet County government or Pellston Regional Airport. Other aircraft charter providers serving the Pellston Regional Airport (PLN) area that are not currently listed may send their information to the Emmet County Communications Department to be added to this list.


Great Lakes Air is the gateway to the Great Lakes, Mackinac Island and beyond. Specializing in air taxi, air tours, and charter services, Great Lakes Air has been serving Northern Michigan for over 30 years with safe, comfortable, and convenient air services. Visit the Great Lakes Air website or call (906) 643-7165 for more information.


For over 14 years, Fresh Air Aviation has been providing safe, affordable, and reliable transportation to Northern Michigan. Fresh Air offers connecting charter flights to your desired destination, including Beaver Island and Mackinac Island. Visit the Fresh Air Aviation website or call (231) 237-9482 for more information.

     • TC AIR

Based in Traverse City, TC Air offers private aircraft service to get clients to an event with comfort and ease. TC Air flights are personally tailored to each groups’ needs, whether travel is corporate or leisure, a golf getaway, winery tours, or a destination wedding. Visit the TC Air website or call (231) 620-9991 for more information.

     • FLYBY AIR

Since the mid-sixties, Flyby Air has been providing personalized charter solutions that are tailored to each client’s requirements. In 2012, the Flyby Air team was honored by the National Business Aviation Association with a Commercial Business Flying Safety Award for 48 years and over 30,000 hours of safe flying in commercial aviation. Visit the Flyby Air website or call (616) 392-7831 for more information.


Two car rental companies, Avis and Budget, are located inside of the airport terminal near the baggage claim area. The list of other local transportation options below is provided for informational purposes only and not intended as an endorsement by Emmet County government or Pellston Regional Airport. Other transportation providers in the area of Pellston Regional Airport (PLN) that are not currently listed may send their information to the Emmet County Communications Department to be added to this list.


Up North Rides is a luxury, full-service transportation company offering pickup at any location and transport to any desired destination. Short rides, long rides, wineries, breweries, events, airports, and more. Visit the Up North Rides website for more information or call (231) 350-1248 to schedule a ride.


Mackinaw Shuttle offers airport shuttle service, private group outings, wedding transportation, and more as well as transportation from the Pellston Regional Airport to Mackinaw City and the Mackinac Island Ferry Docks. Visit the Mackinaw Shuttle website for more information or call (231) 539-7005 to schedule a ride.


Petoskey Shuttle & Taxi provides transportation to Pellston, Harbor Springs, Charlevoix, and Traverse City airports. Service is also available for dinner outings in the Petoskey area and transporation to Mackinaw City. Call (231) 881-8800 for more info.


Griffin Transit offers service from Petoskey to Mackinaw City, and throughout northwestern Michigan, including airport service to/from Pellston Regional Airport and Traverse City’s Cherry Capital Airport. Visit the Griffin Transit website for more information or call (989) 770-2060 to schedule a ride.


The Pellston Regional Airport Committee meets frequently throughout the year to consider the projects covered under the many state and federal grants the airport receives and to discuss other business pertaining to the efficient operation of the airport. Links to airport committee information is listed below.

    • 2021 Meeting Schedule for Pellston Regional Airport Board
       *Please check the county’s meeting calendar for any last minute changes to the time, date, or location of prescheduled meetings. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many meetings have been moved online to Zoom.
    • Current Pellston Regional Airport Board members’ information
    • Archive of Airport Committee Meeting Agendas and Minutes


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