Cariboo Air Ltd. was founded in 1998 and provides fixed-wing air charter service to the central interior of British Columbia utilizing Cessna single engine aircraft. We are based at the South Cariboo Regional Airport (CZML) in 108 Mile Ranch, B.C. and share a hangar with Highpoint Helicopters Ltd. located at 4811 Telqua Drive. Regardless of the project, Cariboo Air has always placed safety as our paramount objective. Staff training programs and aircraft maintenance practices exceed the requirements of Transport Canada and industry standards. Our pilots have extensive experience flying in the challenging and mountainous regions of western Canada and endeavor to provide each of our clients with a safe, reliable, and professionally conducted flight.

Our Services

  1. Natural Resource Management Support

    Cariboo Air specializes in the support of a wide range of forest and fish and wildlife management projects. Our experienced, professional pilots, flying well equipped aircraft will ensure that every flight program is conducted as cost effectively and safely as possible. Examples of resource management missions regularly flown by Cariboo Air include:

    Forest Protection and Management

    • Aerial Photography
    • Forest Health and Insect Mapping
    • Wildfire Detection Patrols
    • Crew and Equipment Moves

    Fish and Wildlife Management

    • Aerial Lake and Stream Angler Surveys
    • Fish and Wildlife Radio Telemetry
    • Wildlife Population Surveys

  2. Flight-Seeing Tours

    Nothing quite matches the experience of seeing the natural landscape from a bird’s-eye view. The Cariboo-Chilcotin Region possesses a number of truly amazing geological features as well as a very diverse variety of ecosystems waiting to be witnessed. Flight-seeing tours ranging from 30 minutes to 3 hours are customized to meet the particular interests of your group. Examples of specific features that can be visited along your trip include:

    • Helmecken Falls
    • Fraser River Canyon and Marble Mountains
    • Wells Gray Provincial Park
    • Quesnel and Horsefly Fjord Lakes
    • Cariboo Mountains and Icefields
    • Historic Gold Rush Town of Barkerville

  3. General Charters

    Cariboo Air is also available to accommodate your general air charter needs. Call to receive a custom quotation for your specific travel route or project. Charter flights can be scheduled to match your desired timing and accomplish specific passenger and freight transport requirements.