Excellent Adventures Air Charter Service, which is partially Native owned, has been providing safe and professional air charters to Northern Ontario and beyond for over 30 years. Our organization prides itself on great customer service. We also work closely with many local businesses to ensure we provide you with the best service possible.
Excellent Adventures (EA) now operates year round from both the Red Lake Airport terminal and its main water base in Cochenour, just a 3-minute drive away.
Our EA Fleet Consists of Six Aircraft
Operate out of the Red Lake Airport:
- Wheeled Aircraft Piper Navajo Chieftain (two)
- Cessna 208 A Caravan
Operate out of our water base in Cochenour:
- De Havilland Otter
- De Havilland Beaver
- Cessna 185
Inside the Red Lake Airport Terminal, you will find our EA kiosk where you will come to check in and drop off your bags. At our water base in Cochenour, you will find access to our facilities which consist of two office buildings with comfortable waiting areas for our clients, and a large warehouse equipped with coolers and freezers to meet any potential storage needs.
We also offer free parking with a complimentary shuttle service to/from our water base and the Red Lake Airport Terminal.
Piper Navajo Chieftain (Two)
The Piper Navajo Chieftain is a multi-role, multi-engine wonder. High speed and high comfort combine for a truly enjoyable flight. The Chieftain is equally good at hauling people, freight or whatever combination the mission requires.
- Passengers: 9
- Payload: 2200lbs
- Speed: 200mph
- Range: 600 miles
- Engines: 2 @ 350hp per side
De Havilland Otter
The Otter is the workhorse of the fleet. With its large door and cabin volume, it is able to haul anything from 16’ lumber and plywood to ATV’s. Its upgraded 1000 HP engine and Baron STOL (short takeoff and landing) set the gold standard for aircraft performance.
- Passengers: 9
- Payload: 2300lbs
- Speed: 130mph
- Engine: 1000 hp conversion
- Cabin Volume: 273 cubic feet
- Cargo Door Size: 45″x46″
De Havilland Beaver
The DHC-2 Beaver is well known for its hardworking nature, and ours is no different. Equipped with its extended cabin and boat racks, it is the ideal machine for hauling both large interior loads as well as external loads such as boats and canoes into remote areas.
- Passengers: 6
- Payload: 1200lbs
- Speed: 115mph
- Engine: 450hp
- Equipment: Has boat racks for external loads
The Cessna 185 is regarded as the best of the Cessna float planes. Fast and efficient, it is ideal for small groups.
- Passengers: 3
- Payload: 800lbs
- Speed: 140mph
- Engine: 300hp