Transfers & Shuttles
All trips start and end in Thunder Bay, ON. Ground transportation is provided between Thunder Bay Airport and "Uncle" Phil's home and from there to/from the air base near Armstrong. From the air base, participants are shuttled to/from the trip start/end points.
Thunder Bay Shuttles
For participants who fly to/from Thunder Bay, taxi shuttles are available between Thunder Bay Airport and "Uncle" Phil's home at a substantial discount regardless of the number of passengers per trip. Details of this arrangement are available to registered participants in the password-protected section (For Participants Only) of this website.
Road transfers between Thunder Bay and the air base are part of the arrangements made for every trip and are included in the trip cost. A participant who offers to use his/her vehicle to convey the other participants, their gear and the trip supplies between Thunder Bay and the air base in his/her own vehicle is nominated as the 'designated driver' and is compensated for this service. There is no charge for vehicle parking at the air base.
Most shuttles will involve insertion/extraction by air, road, rail or water taxi depending on the route chosen and the ultimate location of the rendezvous point. Insertion/extraction shuttles as well as meals and accommodation associated with them are included in the trip cost.