Tropic Ocean Airways

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Tropic Ocean Airways
Tropic Ocean Airways Logo.png
Founded2009 (2009)
Commenced operations2009 (2009)
Focus citiesMiami Seaplane Base
Fleet size13
Destinations11 + charter
HeadquartersFort Lauderdale, Florida

Tropic Ocean Airways is a seaplane charter and scheduled service airline based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.[1] Tropic operates several Cessna airframes on floats.


Tropic Ocean Airways operates scheduled and charter seaplane services throughout the Bahamas, and several destinations in Florida. Tropic also operates provisioning services to vessels at sea. During the summer season, Tropic operates scheduled and charter services out of New York Skyports Inc. Seaplane Base.

Bahamas and Florida[edit]

Tropic Ocean Airways flies several scheduled and charter services year round, out of Fort Lauderdale International Airport and Miami Seaplane Base. Most of the scheduled flights are to the Bahamas, with flights to Albert Whitted Airport in St Petersburg, Florida.[2] Tropic also offers seaplane charter flights, and vessel provisioning services for ships at sea.

Northeastern US[edit]

During the summer season, Tropic Ocean Airways operates Cessna Seaplanes from New York Seaplane Base to several scheduled and charter destinations in the region.[3]




Northeastern US[edit]


As of January 2016, Tropic Ocean Airways operates the following aircraft.[4]

Type Fleet Passengers
Cessna 206 Amphibian 1 5
Cessna Caravan EX Wheeled 2 9
Cessna Caravan EX Amphibian 6 9


  1. ^ "Tropic Ocean Air seeks scheduled pax ops". ch-aviation. Retrieved 2016-01-11.
  2. ^ "Tropic Ocean Air to begin commercial service at Albert Whitted Airport in February". Tampa Bay Times. Retrieved 2016-01-11.
  3. ^ "Tropic Ocean Airways To Announce New York Seaplane Service at New York Travel Show". PRWeb. Retrieved 2016-01-11.
  4. ^ "Our Fleet | Tropic Ocean Airways". Retrieved 2016-01-11.