Gander International Airport services Gander, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. Newfoundland and Labrador is the most easterly province. The town of Gander is a 5-minute drive from the airport.
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Best Time to Book a Flight to Gander International Airport
Gardner is a popular destination year-round. Skyscanner offers many search options to help travellers determine the best time to book a cheap flight. The Price Alerts option is useful when general travel dates are known. Air Canada offers the most daily regional flights, but WestJet often has the cheapest options.
Airlines That Fly to Gander International Airport
Air Canada Express and WestJet offer flights from Halifax Stanfield International Airport, St. John's International Airport, Canadian Forces Base Goose Bay Airport, and Toronto Pearson International Airport. Provincial Airlines is a regional airline and offers service from St. John's and Goose Bay. More details about airlines and times can be found at through Skyscanner.ca.
What to Expect When Arriving at the Airport
Gander International is small and easy to navigate. After picking up baggage, there are multiple forms of transportation to the town of Gander. Busy Bee Cabs provides a 24-hour taxi service just outside the domestic arrivals area. Limousines, bus service, and car rentals are also available.
Upon arrival at Gander International Airport, travellers will find wireless internet access, an information center, ATMs, a duty-free store, and car rental agencies. If travelling with children, the washroom facilities have changing stations and private nursing areas.
The following companies have vehicles for rent at the airport: Avis, Budget, National, and Thrifty. Options from economy to full-sized sport utility vehicles are available. Be sure to book a car rental online through Skyscanner Car Rental.
Stop by Weston's at the Airport restaurant, which provides meals 24 hours a day. Inside Weston's is Cameo Corner, a store that provides essential items for travellers, such as snacks, drinks, reading material, and souvenirs. The Beech Bar and Grill also offers food and drinks in a relaxing environment. Live music and trivia are available on select evenings.
While walking through the airport, visitors can view exhibitions detailing Gander's legacy in aviation.
What to See and Do in Gander
Gander offers a variety of things to do in both summer and winter. The average summer temperature is 21 degrees Celsius, and winters are cold at minus 3 degrees Celsius. Many visitors take whale-watching tours or participate in Nordic cross-country skiing, snow shoeing, hiking, hunting, golf, or kayaking, depending on the time of year.
Love to fish? Take a Newfoundland fishing tour and catch Atlantic salmon on the Gander River. Visit the North Atlantic Aviation Museum or take a day tour with Newfoundland Adventures Tours. History buffs may prefer Gander Heritage Park, which has a memorial to veterans and displays of the area's military history.
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