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Jasper Airstrip Open

Jasper National Park, Alberta, Can.—The Jasper Airstrip (CYJA), located within Canada’s Jasper National Park, is now open to pilots for non-commercial use. The airstrip had been designated as “emergency use only” for many years; its reopening for public use came after lengthy efforts by the Canadian Owners and Pilots Association (COPA). The turf airstrip is maintained year-round; its 3,990 x 150 foot Runway 13/31 appears on Canadian charts at 52° 59’ 48N, 118° 03’ 34W.

Mt. Rushmore Commemoration

It's always a thrill to fly over Mt. Rushmore. OK, you may not be able to do it in Air Force One, but we flew over it a few years ago in our Cessna 210 after reading about the area in Pilot Getaways. (

Seaplane Rating with Alaska Float Ratings

I found the end of my rainbow in Moose Pass, Alaska, a couple of weeks ago.

Alaska Float Planes