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Affordable Ash Scatterings by Airplane

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This is the source for all the information you need to scatter the cremated remains / cremains or ashes of your family member, friend, loved one, or pet at sea, on the land, or in the mountains. Wentzel Flying Service offers affordable, low cost ash scatterings in a variety of manners and has served over 16,000 families Since 1983. We are the trusted provider of ash scattering services for over 350 Funeral Homes throughout the Country. Our Commercial / Instrument rated Pilot has more than 40 years of flying experience. Most of our services involve aerial ash scattering by airplane however, some ashes may be scattered at sea by boat, cruise ship, catamaran, surfboard or by hand as requested by the Family.

Special OffersThe Hawaiian Islands- Save $150 on our non-date specific, professional cremated remains scattering service!
Limited Time Only. Some restrictions apply. Please call us for details.


Inside Bay AreaWentzel Flying Service was recently featured in an Inside Bay Area News article about the various options for scattering ashes. Read it here.

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  • Morro Bay
  • Hearst Castle
  • Sacramento Sunset
  • Lake Tahoe Golf Course
  • Lake Tahoe
  • Lake Tahoe Storms
  • Castle Craggs and Mount Shasta
  • Bodega Bay
  • Pebble Beach & Cypress Point
  • Seaside Landscape at Mendocino
  • Half Dome at Yosemite National Park, California
  • Majestic Mount Shasta
  • High Above Lake Tahoe
  • Pyramid Lake
  • Above Gerlach-Empire, NV
  • Mt. Diablo
  • Yosemite National Park
  • Eureka, CA
  • San Francisco, CA
  • Point Bonita Lighthouse
  • San Francisco
  • Shelter Cove
  • Snowy Range, Laramie, Wyoming
  • Lake Tahoe Haze
  • The Grand Canyon
  • Mount Diablo
  • Half Dome
  • Feather Falls
  • Point Bonita
  • Sarasota
  • Sarasota
  • Sarasota
  • Ormond Beach
  • Ormond Beach

We provide aerial ash scattering services in locations all over the world and have listed below some of our most popular locations for scattering cremated remains. Wentzel Flying Service can perform ash scatterings in nearly any location, so if you don't see your preferred scattering location listed, let us know where you would like to have a scattering service performed and we can arrange for a custom ash scattering.

Northern CaliforniaNorthern California

Wentzel Flying Service offers ash scattering services in most locations over the Pacific Ocean anywhere off the California Coastline. Some of the most popular burial at sea locations in Northern California include but are not limited to The San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco Bay, Eureka, Fort Bragg, Bodega Bay, Point Reyes, Half Moon Bay, Pigeon Point, Santa Cruz, Capitola, Monterey, Carmel, and Big Sur. We can also scatter cremated remains via plane over The Majestic California Redwood Forest and Mt. Diablo State Park. Some of the most popular locations for scattering ashes by plane of a loved one include the beautiful Sierra Nevada Mountains near Lake Tahoe and Reno, Nevada.

Southern CaliforniaSouthern California

Some of our most popular ash scattering locations in Southern California include but are not limited to Morro Bay, Pismo Beach, Santa Barbara, Ventura, Malibu, Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Santa Catalina Island, Long Beach, Seal Beach, Huntington Beach, Newport Beach, Laguna Beach, Dana Point, San Clemente, Oceanside, Del Mar, La Jolla, San Diego, and more. Please contact us to arrange an ash scattering at the beach of your choosing.


Wentzel Flying Service also provides ash scattering service in the Hawaiian Islands including Oahu, Honolulu, Diamond Head, Waikiki Beach, Maui, Kauai, Molokai, or the Big Island of Hawaii.



EastFlorida and the East Coast

We also scatter ashes in the Atlantic Ocean from Maine to New York down to Florida. Some of our specialty locations include Daytona Beach, Cape Canaveral (JFK Space Center), Coco Beach, Vero Beach, West Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood Beach, Miami Beach, Key Largo, St. Petersburg, and Tampa.

GulfFlorida and the Gulf of Mexico

Many locations are available along the Gulf of Mexico which include New Orleans, Pensacola, Galvaston, and more.


Our ash scattering services also include the Caribbean Sea. Choose your favorite Caribbean Island such as Saint Thomas, Puerto Rico, Jamaica, Grand Cayman, Aruba, Antigua, St. Maarten, Martinique, St. Lucia, St. Croix, the Bahamas, Bermuda, Cozumel, Cancun, Puerto Vallarta, Acapulco, Cabo San Lucas, and Key West Florida, or your favorite carribean island just to name a few.


We can scatter ashes in Canada, Mexico, Europe, (including England, Ireland, France, Italy, Spain, Greece, the Azores Islands, Portugal and more) Asia, The Mediterranean Sea, Panama Canal or The Ganges River, etc. We are fully equipped to provide ash scattering service to any location you choose worldwide.

SurferSurfers Farewell - The Final Paddle Out

A popular option for those in the surfing community include ash scattering at the surf break of your choice. Popular breaks to choose from may include California locations such as Patricks Point, Ocean Beach, Pacifica, Linda Mar, Cowell's Cove, Steamer Lane, Pleasure Point and the Hook, Mavricks, Moonstone Beach, Pismo Beach, County Line, Zuma, Huntington Beach, Doheny, Malibu, Rincon, Dana Point, San Onofre, Lower Trestles, Blacks, La Jolla, Cardiff, Del Mar, Windansea, Mission Beach and Many more. We can scatter at many Hawaiian locations as well including Sunset, Gas Chambers, Pipeline, Waimea Bay, Haleiwa, South Shore and more. Locations on the East Coast include Cape Hatteras in North Carolina, Ocean City in New Jersey and Palm Beach in Florida and more. We also offer many famous international surf breaks such as Costa Azul in Mexico, Jeffreys Bay in South Africa, Witches Rock in Costa Rica, Strand Hill in Ireland, La Torche in France, Bells Beach in Australia and many many more. If your location of choice is not listed, give us a call to arrange for your personalized ash scattering location. Many of these locations have the option of being scattered by airplane, catamaran, or surfboard.

GolferGolfers Farewell

How about a personalized ash scattering for the Golfers off Pebble Beach in Carmel, California, Edgewood at South Lake Tahoe, or off Torrey Pines in San Diego. Perhaps the sea off the Ka'anapali Tournament Course in Maui is your preference. Call today to inquire about your preferred course.

HikersHikers Farewell

Wentzel Flying Service can offer a variety of location for outdoor adventure enthusiasts in places like Yellowstone, Mt. Whitney, the Appalachian Trail, Yosemite, Joshua Tree, the Grand Canyon, and many more.

CruiserCruisers Farewell

Also available from Wentzel Flying Service is our scattering service on most popular cruise ship routes. Many locations include Mexico, Hawaii, the Caribbean, Alaska, and the Mediterranean. You can chose to have an ash scattering performed at sea or at one of many ports of call. Contact us to let us know your preferred cruise ship scattering location.

McCovey CoveBaseball - San Francisco Giants Fan Farewell

For San Francisco Giants fans, McCovey cove makes a perfect place to release the ashes of your loved one.  Ask us about other waterfront sports venues nationwide.

McCovey CoveBaseball - Oakland A's Fan Farewell

For the Oakland A's fan, the bay just offshore from the Oakland Colosseum is an ideal place to release the ashes of your loved one.  Ask us about other waterfront sports venues nationwide.

Special Services
We are a full service Ash Scattering Company and can honor special requests in the ceremony such as music, flowers, personal phone calls, prayers, readings, aircraft flyovers, and witnessing's, etc. A memorial service can also be arranged with a flyover at any location. We also provide services to scatter the cremated remains of your beloved pets in a dignified and professional manner. We can also scatter the ashes of family members such as couples, children and or friends at the same time and location. We will send the family or friend requesting the service a picture of the scattering location and a certificate documenting when and where the scattering took place. We will notify the family prior to the scattering, if requested.

We have answers to all your questions regarding our ash scattering service. We are confident that you will find our services personal and most professional.  To navigate through our web site and find the information you desire, please choose from the menu bar at the top of this page. Contact Guy Wentzel at (916) 719-5376 for more information.

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