Salmon Air
IATA ICAO Callsign
S6[1] MBI[2] -
Fleet size4
Destinations3 Scheduled
Parent companyMountain Bird, Inc.
HeadquartersSalmon, Idaho, U.S.
Britten-Norman Islander of Salmon Air at Salmon Idaho in 2000

Salmon Air is a commuter airline based in Salmon, Idaho, United States which was established in 1968.


Salmon Air's main hub was located at the Boise Airport (BOI). In addition to scheduled passenger and charter flights, Salmon Air also operated scenic air tour flights over Idaho's Bighorn Crags and Flying B Ranch.[3] The airline was sold to McCall Aviation in 2009. The former owners of Salmon Air went on to found Gem Air in 2014.[4] Salmon Air still operates out of Salmon Air and is still owned by McCall Aviation. Primarily a back country charter provider, Salmon Air provides air charter service into and around the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness, as well as many other remote destination in Idaho for hikers, backpackers, rafters, hunters, etc.


Salmon Air operates passenger flights to the following destinations:[5]




Salmon Air's fleet included the following aircraft:[7]

Past Fleet

Accidents and incidents

See also


  1. ^ "The Airline Codes Web Site". Retrieved 2007-01-17.
  2. ^ "Airlines-Inform - Salmon Air". Retrieved 2013-05-09.
  3. ^ "Salmon Air Services". Retrieved 2013-05-09.
  4. ^ Idaho's Gem Air applies for Salmon - Boise rights beginning May 1, CH Aviation, February 19, 2014, Retrieved 2015-01-21
  5. ^ "Salmon Air: Schedule". Archived from the original on 2006-08-05. Retrieved 2006-10-04.
  6. ^ "Salmon Air".
  7. ^ "Salmon Air: Fleet". Archived from the original on 2006-08-05. Retrieved 2006-10-04.
  8. ^ "ASN Aircraft accident Cessna 208B Grand Caravan N25SA Bellevue, ID".