Simpson Air

Simpson Air (and its predecessor) is the oldest continuously-operated flying service in the Mackenzie Valley, established in the early 1960s. Air charters and flightseeing tours are our specialty.

Contact Name: 
Ted Grant
Primary Phone Number:
(867) 695-2505
Alt. Phone Number:
(866) 995-2505
Fax Number:
(867) 695-2925
Box 260
Fort Simpson, NT
Airlines and Cargo within NWT
Summer, Winter

Simpson Air, the longest established flying business in the Mackenzie Valley, has been offering air charter service in the Nahanni-Ram area since the 1960s. At Simpson Air we operate a fleet of reliable and capable multi- and single- engine aircraft that are all maintained to the absolute highest safety standards. Each aircraft is well suited to meet your particular air charter needs. Whether you require fast, comfortable personal or business travel, or have a large load of cargo to transport, our aircraft are perfect for the job. Operating on both wheels and floats and with off-strip capabilities, our highly trained and experienced pilots will get the job done safely and professionally.

Boat/Canoe Rentals

If you are looking to rent a canoe during your stay in Fort Simpson and the surrounding area, Simpson Air has what you need. We have a fleet of 16' and 17' canoes. Call our office for more details.


Air charters with canoeing/rafting drop-offs, serving the Nahanni National Park Reserve area. Outfitting for canoe and raft trips for South Nahanni River, Keele River.

Flightseeing Tours
Summer, Winter

We offer air charters and flightseeing tours in the Nahanni National Park Reserve area. Flightseeing day tours to Nahanni National Park Reserve, Virginia Falls, Glacier Lake, Cirque of the Unclimbables, Ram Plateau and canyons, Little Doctor Lake.