Caribou Municipal Airport (KCAR)

Region: Aroostook
Service Area:
Services/Features: Airport
Phone: 207-493-3324


Caribou Municipal airport supports flying activities conducted by private and business interests. The airport is designated as an Airport of Entry (AOE) by the US Customs Service due to its proximity to the Canadian border. Permission to land from the US Customs Service is not necessary, but one hour advance notice is required.

Imagine the perfect community: big enough to have everything you need including nationally recognized schools, a first class performing arts center, a modern acute care hospital, a full service community library, but small enough that you meet your friends on the street day after day. You have all of that and more in Caribou, Maine!

Located just 10 minutes from the Canadian border, Caribou boasts 10 golf courses within 60 minutes of the center of town. You can also find hundreds of miles of all terrain vehicle trails, excellent mountain biking, plus many miles of naturally beautiful hiking trails. When the snow falls, many of these trails transform into miles groomed cross-country ski and snowshoe trails. Don't forget your downhill skis and snowboards to try our area ski mountains. every turn be sure to keep your eyes open for our famous "Giant Moose," beautiful white Tail Deer, and hundreds of other species of wildlife and birds.

Special Features:

  • Designated Airport of Entry by US Customs
  • Base for Life flight aircraft


  • 100 LL

Fixed Based Operators:

  • Caribou Air, Inc., Caribou, 493-4237

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