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 Sault Ste. Marie Chippewa Airport: Cheap Flights, Tickets, and Travel Deals

Cheap Flights to Sault Ste. Marie Chippewa County Airport

Sault Ste. Marie Chippewa County Airport (CIU), also known as Chippewa County International Airport, is located approximately 28 kilometres to the south of downtown Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. The facility serves as the main gateway to northern Michigan's scenic lakes, prime fishing locales, vast camping grounds, and lush state parks. You can find the cheapest available flights to Sault Ste. Marie Chippewa County Airports with Skyscanner's flight search. To compare flight prices across a range of dates, try using the Whole Month search tool.

Best Time to Fly to Sault Ste. Marie Chippewa Airport

Chippewa County experiences four distinct seasons, with hot summers, cold winters, and mild spring and autumn months. The region's tourist season runs from June through August, when daytime temperatures average 27 degrees Celsius and the county's summer festivals are in full swing. Flights to Sault Ste. Marie Chippewa Airport are most expensive at this time of year, and hotels tend to fill up quickly, which sends room rates soaring. A better time for budget-conscious travellers to visit the region is during spring and fall months. Great deals on flights and hotels can usually be found at these times of the year, and the weather is pleasant enough to enjoy outdoor events like SpringFest, which is celebrated during the last week of April, and the Whitewater Buttercup Slalom Race Series, which takes place in early September.

Airlines That Fly to Sault Ste. Marie Chippewa Airport

Delta Connection is the only airline served by Sault Ste. Marie Chippewa County Airport, with daily connections available from Detroit and Minneapolis/St. Paul. Air Canada, Delta Air Lines, and United Airlines are among the carriers that offer regular scheduled passenger service to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW) and Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport (MSP). More information about airlines that fly to Detroit and Minneapolis/St. Paul can be found on this page.

What to Expect When Arriving at the Airport

Sault Ste. Marie Chippewa County Airport consists of a single passenger terminal equipped with state-of-the art facilities such as enhanced security equipment and an automated baggage claim. Internet workstations are dotted throughout the Arrivals hall, and a conference room is available for arriving business travellers. The baggage claim area is located at the north end of the terminal building, near the Internet workstations.

Ground transportation links can be found outside of the Arrivals exit and include  limousines, taxis, coach lines, and a shuttle service called Soo Line. For those who prefer to drive themselves, there is an AVIS car rental desk located inside of the passenger terminal. The journey from Sault Ste. Marie Chippewa County Airport to the central business district of Sault Ste. Marie takes around 20 minutes by car via Interstate 75 South, depending on traffic.

Airport Facilities

Sault Ste. Marie Chippewa County Airport is a relatively small facility with limited services and amenities. There are no restaurants or coffee stands, but there are a few vending machines available in the main lobby. There are also no ATMs or currency exchange desks onsite, so you'll want to be sure to arrive at the airport with enough local currency on hand to tide you over until you get into the city. Free high-speed wireless Internet is available throughout the airport.

What to See and Do in Sault Ste. Marie

With its 169 inland lakes, 1,300 kilometres of streams, and endless nature trails, Chippewa County is a outdoor lover's paradise. A good place to begin exploring the region's landscape is at the 13,000-hectare Chippewa County Forest, which boasts 30 kilometres of scenic trails. If you'd prefer to stay within the city limits, a few worthwhile stops to add to your itinerary are the the Tower of History, the Walter Street Historic Homes, and the Museum Ship Valley Camp. Feeling lucky? Try your hand at a game of blackjack or poker at Sault Ste. Marie's Kewadin Casinos.

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 Airport Contact Details

Sault Ste Marie Chippewa County Airport
Tel:+1 (0)906 4955631

 Location Details

Longitude:84° 28' 14'' W
Latitude:46° 15' 0'' N
IATA code:CIU
ICAO code:KCIU

 Airport Location

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