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Travel Advisories & Schedule Changes

Special MTM Sailings for January ~ February ~ March 2023


The IFA will provide service to and from Metlakatla through March 31, 2023 while the M/V Lituya is undergoing repairs. The IFA has been asked for our assistance to help MTM travelers, and the IFA is happy to be of service! To provide you with the best service, please book your travel in advance.  Below are the sailing times and dates we will be offering ferry service! Thank you!!


We will depart KTN at 11:30am, and arrive MTM at 12:15pm.

We will depart MTM at 12:30pm, and arrive KTN at 1:15pm.


January 26, 2023 through March 31, 2023

Every Thursday ~ Friday ~ Saturday ~ Sunday

and 1 Special sailing Wednesday March 8, 2023

(to transport people to Regional V Basketball Tournament)



Traveling with a Vehicle from Hollis or Ketchikan? Help us be able to provide you with the most efficient boarding process by checking-in On-Time!!  

Vehicles (& its passengers) are to be ticketed and available to board 1 hour prior to departure.

  • Departing Hollis at 8:00am, be checked-in and available to board at 7:00am
  • Departing Ketchikan at 3:30pm, be checked-in and available to board at 2:30pm

Non-compliance may result in loss of reserved space and denied passage for that sailing.



IFA 7-Day a Week Service

The Inter-Island Ferry Authority has returned to our seven day-a-week sailing schedule! The 7-day per week sailing schedule is good through 2023!!  If circumstances change which are out of our control, the IFA reserves the right to change the schedule accordingly. 

(No sailings on the 5 IFA-observed holidays New Year’s Day, President’s Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day)