Experienced Pilots

Our Pilots have been flying Minnesota's North Shore, the Gunflint Trail, BWCAW and Isle Royale for over 16 years.

Packages Available

Flights range in price from $150 per half hour and $260 per hour for 2 people. 3rd person charges apply. Gift certificates available.

Lodging Available

Rooms are available in the area. Call Visit Cook County at 218 387 2524 or www.visitcookcounty.com

About Us

Sawtooth Aviation offers year-around  flights and flight instruction from the Grand Marais/Cook County Airport, located 8 miles from Grand Marais.

To schedule a flight, check availability or request additional information, please call 218 370 0373 or 218 387 3024 (Cook County Airport). We look forward to being of service.

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New Year Greetings from Sawtooth Aviation

We are pleased to announce that our schedule

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Had an amazing scenic tour on our honeymoon! What an unbelievable way to start our life together.

Terri Nordquist - North Shore Scenic

Sawtooth Aviation and Mike did an awesome job! My wife and I saw a lot of area that we wouldn’t have seen in a car. I highly recommend to anyone staying up in Grand Marais. What an experience!

Tim Norton - Border Tour

Thank you Mike for showing us the north shore by air on our 25th wedding anniversary! A truly memorable experience!

Scott Phelps - North Shore Scenic

Book A Flight

We are excited that you are considering taking a scenic flight or lesson with us at Sawtooth Aviation.  You can reach us most days via phone at 218 370 0373 (Mike), or you can call the airport at 218 387 3024 (Airport)

The best time to reach us by phone is between 9am and 5pm most days, or please complete the booking form and we will check availability and call you back within 24 hours.  We are looking forward to being of service.

Mike Raymond
John Barton

Sawtooth Aviation, LLC