Since the demise of Miami based Chalk's in 2005, Seatlle is the meca for floatplane operations. Kenmore Air the last large scale remaining seaplane airline with regularly scheduled service in the Continental U.S. Its headquartered on Kenmore Harbor near Seattle, bu operates scheduled and charter seaplane and land plane service to destinations throughout western Washington and southwestern British Columbia, as well as seaplane "flightseeing" flights around Seattle from its Lake Union base near downtown. Kenmore was founded in 1946. It operates the following seaplanes: Cessna 180s, 2 turbo deHavilland DHC-2 Beavers, 8 original DHC-2 Beavers, 6 deHavilland Turbine Otters, and 2 SuperCubs. One of the Turbing Otters, sports a flashy promotional scheme from the local NBC-TV Station KING-TV. Kenmore also operates 4 Cessna 208 Caravan's as land planes from Boeing field.