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Salmon Air

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Destinations  3 Scheduled
Website  http://www.salmonair.
Fleet size  4
MBI  -
Parent company  Mountain Bird, Inc.
Founded  1968
Parent organization  McCall Aviation, Inc.
Salmon Air

Salmon Air was a commuter airline based in Salmon, Idaho, United States which was established in 1968.



Salmon Air's main hub was located at the Boise Airport (BOI). In addition to scheduled passenger and charter flights, Salmon Air also operated scenic airtour flights over Idaho's Bighorn Crags and Flying B Ranch. The airline was sold to McCall Aviation in 2009. The former owners of Salmon Air went on to found Gem Air in 2014.


Salmon Air operated scheduled passenger flights to the following destinations:


  • Salmon / Lemhi County Airport (flights to Boise & McCall)
  • McCall / McCall Municipal Airport (flights to Boise & Salmon)
  • Boise / Boise Airport (flights to McCall & Salmon)
  • Utah

  • Moab / Canyonlands Field (flights to Salt Lake City)
  • Salt Lake City / Salt Lake City International Airport (flights to Moab & Vernal}
  • Vernal / Vernal Regional Airport (flights to Salt Lake City)
  • Fleet

    Salmon Air's fleet included the following aircraft:

  • Cessna 172 (3 passenger capacity)
  • Cessna 206 (5 passenger capacity)
  • Cessna 210 (5 passenger capacity)
  • Britten-Norman Islander (9 passenger capacity)
  • Piper PA-350 Chieftain (9 passenger capacity)
  • Beechcraft King Air (7 passenger capacity)
  • Past Fleet

  • Cessna 208 (cargo)
  • Accidents and incidents

  • On December 6, 2004, Flight 1860, a Cessna 208, was on a scheduled cargo flight for the United States Postal Service from Salt Lake City to Sun Valley when it crashed about 7 miles south of Bellevue. Both crew members were killed.
  • References

    Salmon Air Wikipedia

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