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News

Veteran Transportation Grant

September 27, 2018

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has renewed the transportation grant to the State of Alaska Department of Military & Veterans Affairs, and the State has advised the Inter-Island Ferry Authority that the IFA has been accepted into the Veteran Federal Transportation Grant Program again this year!

Starting October 1, 2018, the IFA has been authorized to issue passenger ticketing to qualifying Veterans traveling in conjunction with healthcare needs. Present your current Alaska Driver License or ID Card with VA endorsement, Armed Forces of the United States ID Card {Retiree}, 100% Disabled American Veteran ID Card or VA Healthcare Card to qualify for this no-cost to Veteran program. Escorts are required to get prior authorization to travel from Forrest Powell. Forrest is the Grant Manager, and Veterans can contact him at 907-334-0872 or [email protected]

For Additional Grant Information, contact Dennis Watson 907-617-2800 or [email protected] For Reservation Information:, contact Reservations at 866-308-4848 or 907-225-4848

Contact Us

July 1, 2018

To contact one of our friendly Agents if you have a question or want to book a reservation, just give us a call or send us an email! The Hollis Terminal can be reached by calling 866-308-4848 or 907-530-4848 or by emailing [email protected]. The Ketchikan Terminal can be reached by calling 907-225-4848 or by emailing [email protected] or [email protected]

Welcome the IFA’s New Website!

June 1, 2018

Welcome to the IFA’s new Website! To make your experience with the IFA more enjoyable, we have upgraded our Website to be mobile friendly for Online customers and to be more informative for all of our travelers! The IFA is pleased to offer you quick access to our up-to-date travel information, local weather conditions and new online booking system! Welcome Aboard!

 

Explore Local Destinations

Coffman Cove

Coffman Cove is 78 miles from the Hollis Terminal traveling on a newly paved highway. With a population of approximately 200, Coffman Cove hosts a state-owned seaplane float, boat harbor and launch, RV Park, cabin rentals, guided fishing tours, and famous oyster sales. Learn more.

Thorne Bay

Thorne Bay is located 59 miles from the Hollis Terminal. Once the world’s largest logging camp, Thorne Bay now has a population of 434. A paved highway gives you a beautiful scenic tour toward fishing and tourist charters. Learn more.

Ketchikan

Ketchikan is located on Revillagigedo Island and is considered Alaska’s First City, since it is the first one you arrive at when traveling north from the lower 48 states. Also known as the Salmon Capital of the World, Ketchikan is located in the Tongass National Forest and close to Misty Fjords National Monument. Learn more.

Hollis

Hollis is 34 miles by sea from Ketchikan and the home port for the Inter-island Ferry Authority vessel with a convenient terminal for travelers. With a population of approximately 150, Hollis has a community recreation area on the Harris River with a half-mile boardwalk and foot trail through the forest. Learn more.

Hydaburg

Hydaburg is 32 miles from the Hollis terminal and has a population of approximately 400. Populated in the 1700s by the Haida people, Hydaburg’s community relies on their culture and still continues a close relationship to the land and sea. Learn more.

Klawock

Klawock is 25 miles from the Hollis terminal and has a population of about 850. Klawock’s name comes from Kloo-wah, a Tlingit Native from Moira Sound. Kloo-wah’s clan used Klawock for a summer fish camp and later moved there permanently. Learn more.

Craig

Craig was founded in the late 1800s and incorporated in 1922. The population varies winter to summer, and in winter approximately numbers 1,100 people. A fish saltery was built on Fish Egg Island in 1907 by Craig Millar, who the town adopted their name from. Learn more.

Prince of Wales Island

Find the Prince of Wales visitors’ guide here.