tropic

We’re glad you asked! Our goal is not only to get you from point A to point B, but to provide you with a fun, exciting, safe, and personalized experience aboard our float planes! You can communicate directly with your friendly and knowledgeable pilot before and throughout the flight. Not to mention, you get to skip long lines at security!

If you book a flight with us, we can assist with hotel bookings and at some properties we can extend partner rates or specials.

Our Cessna 206 can seat up to four people with a possibility of five depending on weight. Our Cessna 208 Caravan Amphibian can seat up to eight people and our Cessna 208 Wheeled Caravan can comfortably seat up to nine people.  

Absolutely! Our Company was founded and operates under the leadership of a Naval TOPGUN Fighter Pilot, who flew 41 missions and earned two Air Medals in Operation Iraqi Freedom. All Caravan flights are operated with two pilots (most with military or seaplane instructor background).

We are located at Sheltair Aviation: 1100 Lee Wagener Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315. GPS does not recognize our location so please use the driving directions below. We are on the “General Aviation” side of Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport, not the main terminals. If you have arrived at the airport on commercial flight, call 800-394-5388 for a shuttle to Sheltair. If you are flying out of Miami, we are located at the Miami Seaplane Base: 1000 Mac Arthur Causeway, Miami FL 33132 (next to the children’s museum). Free unsecured parking provided at both locations. 

Due to construction on Anglers Ave for our Fort Lauderdale Location Sheltair Aviation: 1100 Lee Wagener Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315 please follow these driving instructions:

If you use a GPS, it should take you down Anglers Ave to get here. They are replacing the bridge over the canal so you will need to take an alternate route. Please refer to this map image. You will want to follow the light blue lines.  

How do I get to Tropic Ocean Airways for my flight

​From I-95 and Griffin Rd 

Go west on Griffin Rd (about .5 mile)

Turn Right on SW 30th Ave (about .4 mile)

Turn Right on SW 42 St  (about 1.2 miles)

Continue going straight.

The name of the street changes just over the bridge that goes over I-95 to SW 41st Ct/Lee Wagener Blvd (0.4 mi)

Turn right onto SW 12th Terrace (95 ft)

Turn left onto Lee Wagener Blvd

 

Due to construction on Anglers Ave for our Fort Lauderdale Location Sheltair Aviation: 1100 Lee Wagener Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315 please follow these driving instructions:

If you use a GPS, it should take you down Anglers Ave to get here. They are replacing the bridge over the canal so you will need to take an alternate route. Please refer to this map image. You will want to follow the light blue lines.