Located in the Heart of Alaska Fly Fishing Country



Rainbow River Lodge guests will fly from Anchorage to Iliamna on a private charter operated by Lake and Peninsula Airlines.  Rainbow River Lodge will schedule your flight from Anchorage to Iliamna for you.  The cost of this flight is $498 and is payable to Lake and Pen Air (907-345-2228). 

Your flight will depart Anchorage at 4:00 pm on Saturday arriving into the village of Iliamna at 5:20 pm.  Chad Hewitt will meet you in Iliamna as you step off the plane.  We will transfer you over to our floatplanes for a short 15 minute flight to Rainbow River Lodge.  After a week of great fly fishing we will depart the lodge on Friday at 5:15 pm for a 6:00 pm departure out of Iliamna.  You will arrive back into Anchorage at 7:20 pm.  You may want to take a flight out that night or overnight in Anchorage and fly home Saturday morning. 

When scheduling your flights from your home city and Anchorage, make certain to give yourself 2 hours time to make the charter flight to Iliamna.  Please don’t hesitate to call or email us with any questions in making your flights.  We are here to help!


Millenium Hotel
4800 Spenard Road, Anchorage, AK , USA 99517-3236
tel: +1 907 243 2300  fax: +1 907 243 8815  reservation: +1 866 866 8086

The Millenium Alaskan Hotel is the most popular choice among ur guests. They are located close to Anchorage International Airport and right on the worlds largest floatplane base in the world. This is what you would expect from an Alaskan Hotel.

Captain Cook Hotel
5th Avenue & K Street Anchorage AK 99501  Phone: (800) 843-1959

The Captain Cook has been called the premeir Hotel in Anchorage. It offers Great Alaskan decor and is located downtown within close walking distance to several great resturants.

Execuitive Suite Hotel

4360 Spenard Toad Anchorage, AK 99517 
(800) 770-6366 (907) 243-6366 fax (907) 248-2161 

The Executive Suite Hotel is a good choice for those who are looking to save a little money while still expecting a good nights rest.

Barratt Inn
4616 Spenard Road Anchorage, AK 99517  
Reservations 800-221-7550   907-249-4941  907-249-4909

The Barratt Inn is conveniently located next to the airport and is a good value for those who are looking to just get a quiet place for the night. Besure to ask for a new room. 

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