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Travel Advisories & Schedule Changes

IFA Requires Proper Face Covering to Travel


Contact: Ron Curtis General Manager Inter-Island Ferry Authority: (907) 401-3564 [email protected]

IFA Requires all Travelers to Wear Masks

Hollis, Alaska – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued an Order Under Section 361 of the Public Health Service Act requiring persons to wear proper face coverings when using public transportation systems to help reduce the introduction, transmission and spread of COVID-19.  Beginning February 1, 2021 at 11:59 PM, the Inter-Island Ferry Authority (IFA) is mandated to require persons 2 years and older to wear proper face coverings when using our facilities and when traveling on our vessels. To the extent possible, the IFA will accommodate a passenger who is unable to follow this Order due to a disability or medical condition. We appreciate your cooperation with the IFA complying with the provisions of this Order.


IFA Service 6 days a week through March 2021!

Contact: Ron Curtis General Manager Inter-Island Ferry Authority: (907) 401-3564 [email protected]

IFA Service 6 Days a Week Until Further Notice

Hollis, Alaska – The Inter-Island Ferry Authority (IFA) will continue our six day a week schedule (no sailings on Tuesdays) and have a reduced passenger capacity until further notice. Please call 866-308-4848 to get more information from our friendly Agents or to make reservations!


IFA Requires Passenger Wellness Screening Form

IFA Adds Additional Safety Protocol 

Hollis, Alaska – The IFA has implemented CDC and DHSS precautions to reduce the likelihood of COVID-19 transmission on its vessels and at its terminals. In an effort to continue to keep our passengers & crews safe, the Inter-Island Ferry Authority (IFA) will require passengers to complete a Passenger Wellness Screening Form before allowed to board our vessel. The IFA’s top priority is to keep customers, employees and the community safe, and we appreciate your cooperation in adhering to our protocols.


Ketchikan Terminal Use Restrictions


Ketchikan Terminal Use Restrictions

The Ketchikan Terminal is closed to the public & there is no waiting area for travelers. Please be advised the Ketchikan Terminal is closed to the public so if you or someone you  know will be traveling with us, please have other arrangements in place for waiting until boarding begins.  Agents will be available on sailing days for ticket pick-up and reservations.