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Simpson Air has been operating in the Dehcho Region and up and down the Mackenzie Valley since the 1960's. Most recently purchased buy a local couple, Vanessa and Garry Murtsell, Simpson Air is now a woman, indigenous owned business. 

Operating year-round, Simpson Air offers a diverse fleet to get you where you want to go. 

Planning a paddling trip on the Nahanni? we got you! Our Cessna 186 and our Beaver are on floats from June to September. Looking for a remote getaway with nothing but your loved ones to do some fishing or reading a good book on a sandy beach? Nahanni Mountain Lodge has got everything you need to enjoy some nature and experience what the Dehcho has to offer for scenery.

Are you limited on time but still want to see Nahanni National Park Reserve? we got you covered! We offer flight seeing tours in our float plans. You can expect a couple stops for you to get out and stretch your legs, take some pictures and get up close and personal with one of Canada's largest waterfalls, Nailicho (Virginia Falls).

Let us host you!

Quality Service

At Simpson Air LTD (1981), we are committed to providing top-notch service to our customers. Our team of experienced pilots and staff ensure that every flight is safe, comfortable, and efficient. Whether you're traveling for business or pleasure, you can trust us to get you to your destination on time and in style.

Experienced Team

Our team at Simpson Air LTD (1981) is made up of highly skilled professionals who have years of experience in the aviation industry. From our pilots to our ground crew, everyone is dedicated to ensuring the highest level of safety and customer satisfaction. You can rest assured that you are in capable hands when you choose us for your air travel needs.

Convenient Locations

Simpson Air LTD (1981) proudly serves the Dehcho region and flies to a variety of destinations regularly. Whether you need to travel to Wrigley, Jean Marie River, Trout Lake, Nahanni Butte, or any other location in the area, we've got you covered. Our convenient flight schedules and reliable service make us the preferred choice for air travel in the region.

Flexible Payment Options

To make your travel experience as convenient as possible, we accept a variety of payment options. Whether you prefer to pay by credit card, cash, EMT or check, we've got you covered. Our flexible payment options ensure that you can easily book your flights and enjoy a hassle-free travel experience.

Thank you for considering Simpson Air LTD (1981) for your air travel needs. We take pride in our quality service, experienced team, convenient locations, and flexible payment options. Get in touch with us today to book your next flight and experience the Simpson Air difference.



Our remote outpost cabins on Little Doctor Lake will take your breath away and unlock some new core memories. 

Stay with us for 3 - 7 nights. 

Packages starting at $6500. 


Have you been dreaming to see the vast and beautiful Nahanni Mountains and the jaw-dropping waterfall in Nahanni National Park Reserve? 

Let us get you there in our Cessna 185 or DeHavilland Beaver. 

Tours starting at $2600


We fly to all destinations in the dehcho and beyond.

Contact us and we can help get you there!


Are you planning a paddling trip on the South Nahanni River?   We can help get you there! Our Cessna 185 and DeHavilland Beaver are available for drop off's and pick up's in Nahanni and Nááts'įhch'oh National Park Reserves. 

Flights to Nailicho starting at $2500.


Getting groceries, medication, mail, parcels and your pets to small remote communities is our expertise. We can help get your goods into the communities in the region safely and timely.


10101 Antoine Dr, Box 260 Fort Simpson, NT X0E 0N0, Canada

Toll Free +1 866 995-2505, Local (867) 695-2505

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