Package Bee Delivery 2019

April 16, 2019

Package Bees Arrive in Alaska April 22nd

Package bees will arrive in Anchorage and Fairbanks on the afternoon of April 22nd. Sarah will be flying into Anchorage with Southcentral packages, Wigi will be flying into Fairbanks with interior packages. Distribution will begin as soon as possible, and dependent upon cargo handling times. Sarah and Wigi will be updating the Sarah's Alaska Honey Facebook Page with regional delivery updates as we have them.

The bees will be arriving between 3 PM and 5 PM. It takes some time for the bees to be unloaded from the plane, and then loaded into vans for distribution. The times listed below are our best guess of the times that bees will be available for pickup.

Here are the delivery times and locations:

Anchorage -

Sarah will be distributing bees from Wigi's home in Sand Lake, starting at 4:30 PM April 22. The address is 3136 W. 64th Avenue, Anchorage, 99502. Here are the pickup times:

  • Monday, 4/22, 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM. This is a hard end time, Sarah has to travel to Kenai after this, and beat an all night highway closure at Mile 88.
  • Tuesday 4/23, 2 PM to 8 PM. Wigi should be back from Fairbanks to continue distribution for those unable to pickup on 4/22.

MatSu Valley/Parks Hwy -

Crystal will be gathering the bees for the valley and driving them out for distribution. Don't expect any pickups before 5:30 PM, April 22nd. Watch for updates on Facebook. She will have your contact info, and you will get a text or email with her phone number. Please be respectful of her timing needs to meet others, and feel free to toss some gas money her way as she is delivering all the way to Trapper Creek. Thank You Crystal!

Fairbanks -

Wigi will be distributing bees in Fairbanks starting around 7 PM on April 22nd. The pickup address is 988 Ballaine Road, Fairbanks, 99709. This is the same location that beginner classes were held. Here are the pickup times:

  • Monday, 4/22, 7 PM to 9 PM
  • Tuesday 4/23, 9 AM to 12 Noon.

Kenai Peninsula -

Sarah will begin distribution of packages Tuesday morning, Here is the schedule:

How to contact us if you have a problem picking up your bees...

On the day of pickup, the best way to get updates on our schedule is to check on our Facebook Page. As we have more information about pickups, including any possible schedule changes, it will be posted here first. Please keep in mind that this is an incredibly busy time, and activities are not always conducive to reading texts, checking voicemails, or answering phones. Safe and efficient delivery is our focus. If you have any kind of specific needs as far as package delivery, please reach out before this timeframe if at all possible. If you do need to reach us by phone or text, here is the contact info:

  • Kenai Peninsula - Sarah, 9072525132
  • Anchorage -
    • Monday, 4/22, Sarah, 9072525132
    • Tuesday, 4/23, Wigi, 9073509423
  • Fairbanks - Wigi, 9073509423
  • MatSu/Parks Hwy - Crystal - 9072327028