THE SAN JUANS IN 25 MINUTES WITH KENMORE AIR EXPRESS
Located 30 miles north of downtown, Seattle-Paine Field is the newest hub for Kenmore Air Express, our land plane service. Flights to Friday Harbor on San Juan Island and Eastsound on Orcas Island allow you to skip the ferry line and also provide convenient connections between the islands and non-stop service provided by Alaska Airlines to destinations including Anchorage, Boise, Las Vegas, Orange County, Palm Springs, Phoenix, San Diego, Spokane, and Tucson.
Voted one of America’s Best Small Airports in USA Today’s ’10 Best’ reader poll, Seattle-Paine Field has also become a popular tourist destination, hosting the Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour, the Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum and the Museum of Flight Restoration Center. With a dedicated Kenmore Air hangar and passenger lounge, you’ll be enjoying the executive experience before your flight even departs.
Kenmore Air Express offers year-round service to Friday Harbor Airport on San Juan Island and Eastsound Airport on Orcas Island using our fleet of modern Cessna 208 Caravans and Grand Caravans. Charter flights are also available, including the Pilatus PC-12, an eight-seat turboprop.
Ridesharing services, taxis and public transit all serve Seattle-Paine Field and for those choosing to drive, Kenmore Air offers 32 paid parking spaces conveniently located in front of the Kenmore Air hangars. Overflow parking is available in Seattle-Paine Field’s Premium Lot 1 with the easternmost spaces located closest to our passenger terminal. Seattle-Paine Field currently offers daily rates of $30 and weekly rates of $180.
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THE EXECUTIVE EXPERIENCE OF KENMORE AIR EXPRESS
Located just 4 miles south of downtown Seattle, Boeing Field is the hub for Kenmore Air Express, our land plane service. Daily flights to San Juan Island and Orcas Island. Charter service around the Northwest and beyond as the Pilatus PC-12, our eight-seat turboprop, has opened a new range of options for clients. This is also the origin point for our popular sight-seeing adventure, the Mount Rainier and Mount St. Helens Volcano Tour.
Also known as King County International Airport, Boeing Field was the Seattle area’s primary passenger airport until just after World War II. Now, it serves small commercial airlines and Boeing’s 737 aircraft flight-test program. Kenmore Air offers ground-shuttle service to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport with advanced purchase, which is about 10 miles to the south. Our shuttle allows for easy connections to domestic and international flights.
Kenmore Air Express offers daily, year-round service to Friday Harbor Airport on San Juan Island and Eastsound Airport on Orcas Island using our fleet of modern Cessna 208 Caravans and Grand Caravans. Charter flights are also available, including the Pilatus PC-12, an eight-seat turboprop.
Kenmore Air ground shuttle is available, and we strongly recommend booking your ground shuttle in advance as day-of requests cannot always be accommodated. There is an Uber service area at Boeing Field and Kenmore Air is happy to order a local taxi on your behalf, but we accept no responsibility over reliability or arrival times as taxi waits can be unpredictable, up to 45 minutes.
Complimentary parking is provided when you register your vehicle at check-in. Kenmore Air is happy to store your baggage on-site at no additional charge.
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SEAPLANE TERMINAL IN THE SHADOW OF THE SPACE NEEDLE
Kenmore Air’s Lake Union seaplane terminal offers daily service to the San Juan Islands as well as our popular Scenic Tour of Seattle. Our refurbished terminal sits in the shadow of the Space Needle in South Lake Union, which is one of Seattle’s fastest-growing — and most modern — neighborhoods. The Museum of History and Industry and Center for Wooden Boats are within easy walking distance as are several lakeside restaurants and several local hotels.
The city’s newest pro-sports venue — Climate Pledge Arena — is located just to the west, making it easy to watch the NHL’s Kraken or the WNBA’s Storm. T-Mobile Park and Lumen Field are a short ride south, hosting the Mariners, Seahawks, and the city’s two soccer franchises. Or you can stop at Seattle’s bustling downtown, which includes top hotels, hot restaurants, and great shopping opportunities.
Terminal open daily, 7a.m.-6:30p.m. Year-round service available to the San Juan Islands using our fleet of six-passenger de Havilland Beavers and 10-passenger de Havilland Otters. Lake Union is also the departure point for the 20-minute Scenic Tour of Seattle. Charter flights are also available using our fleet of Beavers, Otters, and the two-passenger Cessna 180s, which is our most efficient option.
There is an Uber service area and local taxis are available. For public transportation, the South Lake Union Streetcar stops nearby and provides service to Westlake Center. At Westlake Center, you can access the Link Light Rail, which is operated by Sound Transit. The Light Rail connects to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, travel time approximately 40 minutes. Our Lake Union terminal is also accessible by Seattle Metro bus, Route No. 70.
Limited complimentary parking is available, however, there is meter parking as well as paid lots nearby. Complimentary bag storage is available on site.
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LAKE WASHINGTON IS HOME TO KENMORE AIR’S CENTRAL HUB
Located on the north shore of Lake Washington between Lake City and Bothell, Kenmore Air Harbor is the departure point for floatplane trips to the San Juan Islands, charter flights it is the origin point for our Scenic Tours of Lake Washington and the San Juan Islands. The 5-acre campus is not only a hub for seaplane service but the site of Kenmore Air’s state-of-the-art machine shop and parts business.
Our headquarters is bordered by the Burke-Gilman Trail, a 27-mile path favored by bikers and joggers that runs all the way to Seattle. The city of Kenmore is nearby with a number of shops locally owned and operated. Woodinville — one of the region’s top wine destinations — is a short drive away.
Terminal open daily, 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Providing daily service to our destinations in the San Juan Islands as well as our popular Scenic Tours of Lake Washington and the San Juans, using our fleet of six-passenger de Havilland Beavers, the 10-seat de Havilland Otters. Charter flights are also available using our Otters, Beavers, or two-passenger Cessna 180, which is the most economical option.
There is an Uber service area at Kenmore Air Harbor, which is also accessible by public bus, Sound Transit Route 522, which travels Kenmore to Seattle.
Limited paid parking is available in July and August with complimentary parking provided from September through June. Complimentary bag storage is available on site.