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Temporary Import of Firearms: Non-Resident Alien

Baggage Info: Restricted and/or Dangerous Goods
Peninsula Airways, Inc

-Restricted Carry-On Items

The folowing items cannot be packed in your carry-on baggage:

  • Fireworks: Signal flares, sparklers or other explosives, freon or helium.

  • Flammable Liquids, Gases or Solids: Fuel, paints, lighter refills, matches.

  • Household Items: Bleach, adhesives, linseed oil spray starch, insecticides, drain, bathroom or oven cleaners and solvents.

  • Pressure Containers: Spray cans, butane, fuel, scuba tanks, propane tanks, fire extinguishers, CO2 cartridges, self-inflating rafts.

  • Weapons: Firearms, ammunition, gunpowder; or items that contain gunpowder (Christmas crackers/Party poppers), mace, tear-gas, or pepper spray cannot be packed in carry-on Baggage.

Click here for more information on traveling with firearms.

Other Hazardous Materials: Dry ice, gasoline-powered tools, wet-cell batteries, camping equipment with fuel, radioactive materials (except limited quantities), poisons, infectious substances.

Miscellaneous Items: Knives of any length (except rounded blade butter knives and plastic cutlery), cutting instruments of ANY kind including carpet knives, box cutters and folding or retractable blades regardless of length, ice picks, straight razors (safety/disposable razors ARE allowed), and scissors (metal, with pointed tips).

NOTE: Many common items used everyday in the home or workplace may seem harmless; however, when transported by air, they can be very dangerous. In flight, variations in temperature and pressure can cause items to leak, generate toxic fumes or start a fire.

-Acceptable To Pack

Personal Care Items: Items containing hazardous materials (e.g., flammable perfume, aerosols) totaling no more than 70 ounces may be carried on board. Contents of each container may not exceed 16 fluid ounces.

Safety Matches and/or a Lighter: These may only be carried on your person. However, "strike-anywhere" matches, lighters with flammable liquid reservoirs and lighter fluid are forbidden.

Firearms and Ammunition: May not be carried by a passenger on an aircraft. However, unloaded firearms may be transported in checked Baggage if declared to the agent at check in and packed in a crush-proof container manufactured specifically for the firearm or a hard-sided suitcase. Click here for more information on traveling with firearms.

Handguns: Must be in a locked container. Properly packaged small arms ammunition for personal use may be transported in checked Baggage. Amounts may vary depending on the airline. Click here for more information on traveling with firearms.

Dry Ice: (4 pounds/ 2 kilograms or less) Used for packing perishables, may be carried onboard an aircraft in a hard plastic. Ticket or gate agents must be advised.
Electric Wheelchairs: Must be transported in accordance with Peninsula Airways requirements. The battery may need to be dismounted.

Alcoholic Beverages: In retail packaging containing between 24% up to 70% alcohol by volume and in receptacles not exceeding 5 liters and a total quantity per person of 5 liters may be accepted in checked Baggage.

You must declare your dangerous goods to the airline. Failure to do so violates U.S. Federal Law. Violators may be subject to a maximum penalty of 5 years' imprisonment and $250,000 or more (49 U.S.C. 5124). Further restrictions may apply to the above items. Some items may be shipped as air cargo. If you are unsure whether the item you wish to pack in your Baggage or ship by air is hazardous, please contact Peninsula Airways, Inc. Reservations (toll-free).

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-Baggage Info: Free Baggage Allowance

For domestic travel each ticketed passenger is allowed two pieces of checked Baggage and one piece of carry-on Baggage plus a purse, or brief case or laptop computer. All checked and carry-on Baggage is subject to the following limitations:

-Checked Baggage


PenAir will accept checked Baggage up to a maximum weight of 50 pounds (23kg) and a maximum total linear dimension (length plus width plus height) of 62 inches (158 cm).

-Carry-On Baggage


When Baggage is carried on-board the aircraft, it must be of a size and shape to allow for storage in aircraft overhead compartments, or underneath the seat in front of the passenger. Each person is allowed to carry on-board the aircraft one piece of Baggage. In addition to this one piece of carry-on Baggage, customers may also carry on-board a purse or briefcase or laptop computer. In addition, each passenger may carry a coat, umbrella, or other "special" items.

-"Special" Items include:

Crutches
Cane
Brace
Prosthesis
Collapsible manual wheelchair
One stroller
Infant car seat
Infant diaper bag
Reading material
Camera
Two wheeled Baggage, fitting under the seat or overhead bin
Baggage not meeting these specifications must be transported as checked Baggage.

All items not needed in-flight should be checked. Passengers should carry on medicine, keys, important papers, and travel documents (passport).

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-Baggage Info: Firearms

Peninsula Airways, Inc. does not accept guns or firearms of any kind in carry-on Baggage. PenAir accepts handguns/BB guns/rifle/shotgun type firearms as checked Baggage, with certain limitations and requirements.

Passengers must obtain and comply with regulations governing the transportation of firearms.

All firearms must be in a suitable container/crush proof container manufactured specifically for firearms or in a hard sided suitcase. Case must be locked and only the passenger may retain the key or combination. Airline personnel will not unload or handle firearms.

Firearms, ammunition, gunpowder, or items that contain gunpowder (Christmas crackers/Party poppers), mace, tear-gas, or pepper spray cannot be packed in carry-on Baggage, see below for more information on traveling with firearms.

-Firearm Packaging

Handguns must be unloaded and packed in a hard sided locked case or in a hard sided container inside a soft sided case, one of which is locked with a key or lock combination only in the traveler's possession. Properly packaged handguns and small arms ammunition for personal use may be transported in checked baggage only.

Rifles, shotguns and other firearms must be unloaded and must be in a rigid container. No soft containers allowed. Rifles, shotguns and other firearms may not be carried by a passenger on an aircraft. However, unloaded firearms may be transported in checked Baggage if declared to the agent at check in and packed in a crush-proof container manufactured specifically for the firearm or a hard-sided suitcase.

PenAir will not transport fully automatic weapons. Legally owned semi automatic weapons may be transported when standard firearm guidelines are followed.

-Ammunition

Gun and ammunition may be in the same piece of Baggage. However, ammunition must be within its own packaging.

Firearm Declaration
Identify all bags containing firearms when you check in. Passengers must verbally declare firearm is unloaded. PenAir requires firearm unloaded tag be signed by passenger and placed inside of Baggage containing firearm. No exterior tag or notice of firearm may appear on case.

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-Baggage Info: Excess Baggage

Baggage weighing between 50 and 70 pounds will be assessed $25 USD per piece and Baggage weighing between 70 and 100 pounds will be assessed $50 USD per piece. Baggage weighing over 100 pounds will not be accepted as checked Baggage.

Excess charges for additional, oversized, or overweight pieces are calculated on a per piece charge.

Baggage connecting to other airlines is subject to the connecting carrier's charges in addition to the PenAir charges.

-Domestic US Overweight Pieces

Over 50 up to 70 lbs
25.00 USD

Over 70 up to 100 lbs
50.00 USD

Domestic US Additional Pieces

1st – 3rd
50.00 USD

4th – 6th
75.00 USD

7th and up
150.00 USD

Oversized Pieces

63 x160 inches
50.00 USD

Items over 160IN/406CM or 100LB/46KG are not accepted as checked baggage.

 

Temporary Import of Firearms: Non-Resident Aliens

A “Nonresident Alien” is a person who is not a citizen of the United States and whose permanent place of abode is not in the United States.

Hunters coming from a country other than the United States of America are required to purchase a Nonresident Alien hunting license. This can be done easily once you have booked your trip. You can go on line to http://www.admin.adfg.state.ak.us/license/ where you can buy the hunting license and print it out on your printer at home. Please fax or e-mail us a copy for the license once you have obtained in.

Once you have your hunting license then you need to complete the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (BATF) form 6NIA (5330.3d Temporary Import of Firearms Permit) Go to their website and print out this form: www.atf.gov/forms/pdfs/f53303d.pdf once this is completed FAX it to BATF along with your hunting license. Note that your hunting license must have your signature. FAX to this number: +1 (304) 616-4554 or +1 (304) 616-4555. Also FAX or e-mail me a copy of the form. This form we cannot complete for you; it is something that only you can do.

These requirements are simple to fulfill but must be completed as soon as possible. I am available to help you with this process at any time. If you wish you might send me the payment for the hunting license along with your deposit and I will buy it for you. If you wish me to buy your hunting license I will e-mail you a copy as soon as I receive it. Once these items are completed the rest is pretty simple.If you have any questions or problems with these items please let me know.

 

 

  


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