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Hancock County Bar Harbor Airport BHB

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1. MAINE COASTAL FLIGHT CENTER, INC. - conducts Sightseeing Flights from the Hancock County-Bar Harbor Airport, with outstanding views of Mount Desert Island, the town of Bar Harbor, many Lighthouses, Cadillac Mountain and Somes Sound, and other various mountains and harbors. It is truly the best way to see the Island. Four flights are offered with prices starting at $46 per person.
Scenic Flights of Acadia operates from Memorial Day through Columbus Day, 7 days a week from 9 am - 6 pm, weather permitting. Custom Flights are also available and very popular with people wanting aerial photos of their property. Scenic or Custom Flights are available during the 'off-season' by appointment. For information call 664-6000.

Maine is renowned as a great travel destination, and the Hancock County-Bar Harbor Airport gives you easy access to the heart of Downeast Maine. These are places to visit:

Acadia National Park
Acadia Visitor On-Line
Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce
Coastal Acadia Development Corporation (CADC)
Downeast Guide
Ellsworth Chamber of Commerce
Hancock County Website
Hancock County Planning Commission (HCPC)
Maine Office of Tourism
Maine State Ferry Service
Southwest Harbor/Tremont Chamber of Commerce
The Cat (ferry to Canada)

Maine Information at www.maine.info

View Acadia National Park, area lighthouses and the rugged rock-bound shores of Mount Desert Island from the open cockpit of the two-passenger BIPLANE, or “soar like an eagle” in the popular two-passenger GLIDER. You have a choice of either bringing a companion, or you can fly either of the aircraft accompanied by a licensed commercial instructor pilot (no experience necessary). Whether you choose the adventure of our open cockpit BIPLANE or the shear exhilaration of silent, effortless flight of the GLIDER, you will surely have the experience of a lifetime.

Helpful Tips & Resources

Need help navigating your way through an unfamiliar airport? Look no further than iFly.com for expert tips and advice. Here are some helpful tips to help you travel stress-free through BHB Airport: 

  • Don't let heavy bags slow you down! Make use of our airport's complimentary baggage carts, available for all travelers in the baggage claim area.
  • If you have some time before your departure, relax, grab a bite, peruse the shops, or jump on the free wifi and surf galore!
  • Are you a frequent flyer or traveling in business or first class? Check out where the airline lounges are located.
  • Once you have passed through security, you can use the interactive terminal map to find your gate, as well as the various restaurants and shops that are available on your route.
  • Need some cash for your trip? Check here for the location of in-terminal ATMs or currency exchangers.
  • If you're flying in from out of town and need transportation to your destination, consider renting a car from one of these rental car providers.

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