Winnipeg (YWG) Airport
Winnipeg YWG Airport Overview
Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport YWG - also referred to as 'Winnipeg International' - not only serves the central Canadian Province of Monitoba and its capital city Winnipeg, but also parts of the provinces of Saskatchewan, NW Ontario & Nunavut, as well as parts of North Dakota and Minnesota in the U.S. Its new passenger terminal is LEED-certified; and the Travel Channel lauded it for 'the way skylights, an atrium and large windows fill the space with light and bring the big sky inside'. ACI placed Winnipeg Airport in 5th place among global airports of its size, and bestowed it the 2012 Airport Service Quality Award.
The Airport is located in the geographical center of North America and close to downtown Winnipeg, and can be accessed from King Edward Street Route 90, which runs into the Canada Highway 1 & Route 85.
With two long runways and 3.5 million passengers in 2012, Winnipeg International Airport is hub to Calm Air & Perimeter Airlines (Perimeter has its own terminal, serving the more remote areas), and is served by many scheduled and charter airlines offering flights to numerous domestic and international destinations with connections around the world. Delta Connection / Pinnacle Airlines serve Minneapolis/ St. Paul. (YWG Airport offers U.S. Border Pre-Clearance.)
On-Airport Hotel: Four Points by Sheraton on 1999 Wellington Avenue (tel. (204) 775-5222).
Winnipeg International Airport has one new passenger terminal, opened in October 2011.
Parking options at Winnepeg Airport: (Details are in the parking section.)
Rental car counters for five rental car agencies are located on the main level of the parking garage across from the terminal.
To get from Winnipeg Airport to your destination, you can rent a car, take a taxi, a limo or a bus:
Hollywood Limousine Service is the Airport's 'peferred proponent' - tel. 204.294.9191 or email@example.com..
Winnipeg Buses 15 & 20 and the Greyhound bus serve the Airport with transportation to the City and beyond. The bus terminal is on Wellington Av., next to the Administration Building and across from the long-term parking lot.
For more information visit: winnipegtransit.com/en/regular-transit/airport-service.
Future Airport deveopments: A 6-level Courtyard by Marriott hotel is being built and is to open in 2014.
Winnipeg YWG Airport Update History
- YWG Airports - Oct 28, 2013
- YWG Airport Intro - Jun 14, 2013
- YWG Airlines Served - Jun 13, 2013
- YWG Official Website Links - Jun 13, 2013