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Ketchikan Gateway Borough Airport Ferries

  • Airport Ferries provide access between Ketchikan and the Ketchikan International Airport.
  • The M.V. Oral Freeman was the first ship built by Alaska Ship and Drydock in Ketchikan in 2001.
  • M.V. Ken Eichner 2 was built in 2013 at Alaska Ship and Drydock.

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Airport Ferry

A ferry leaves the Ketchikan side of the Tongass Narrows on the quarter hours and the airport side on the hour and half hour every day. The first run of the day leaves the Ketchikan side at 6:15 am and the last run of the day leaves the airport side at 9:30 pm.Fares
Passenger Fares One-Way

12 and Older  $6.00
 6 to 11  $3.00
 5 and Under  Free

Vehicle Fares One-Way

Cars, Light Trucks, Vans $  7.00
Motorcycles, Scooters $  3.00
Box Trucks, Box Vans, Buses up to 35 ft. $10.00
Oversized Vehicles
Over 35 ft. in length or 8.5 ft. in width
Vehicles over 80 Feet  Not Permitted