San Juan Airlines
IATA ICAO Callsign
Founded1947 (1947)[1]
2002 (2002) (operations resumed)[2]
AOC #R01A597J[3]
HubsBellingham Airport
HeadquartersBellingham, Washington

San Juan Airlines is a commuter airline operating scheduled and charter flights in the U.S. state of Washington and the Canadian province of British Columbia. Its main base of operations is Bellingham near the San Juan Islands. The airline's fleet consists of Cessna 172, 206 and 207 aircraft. In 1981, San Juan Airlines acquired Pearson Aircraft which was based in Port Angeles, Washington.[4]

On 21 May 2014, Northwest Sky Ferry, which operated since 2007, merged into San Juan Airlines.[5] In May 2019, San Juan Airlines became the third airline to begin weekly passenger service at the Paine Field airport in Snohomish County, WA.[6]



Britten-Norman BN-2A previously operated

San Juan Airlines has previously used Cessna Caravan, Beechcraft 99 and Embraer EMB-110 Bandeirante turboprops as well as Britten-Norman Islander and Cessna 402 prop aircraft.[7]


  1. ^ "San Juan". US Commuter. Retrieved 23 April 2020.
  2. ^ "About Us". San Juan Airlines. Archived from the original on 2 February 2013. Retrieved 23 October 2010.
  3. ^ "San Juan Airlines - Air Operators Certificate". Federal Aviation Administration. Retrieved 23 October 2010.
  4. ^ "Pearson Aircraft". Airline History. Retrieved 9 March 2020.
  5. ^ "Northwest Sky Ferry". Airline History. Retrieved 2 March 2020.
  6. ^ Podsada, Janice (2019-04-24). "Paine Field lands a 3rd airline, but this one flies Cessnas". Seattle Weekly. Retrieved 2019-11-21.
  7. ^, photos of San Juan Airlines aircraft