Cheap Flights to Attawapiskat Airport
Opened in 1974, Attawapiskat Airport services the Attawapiskat First Nation and surrounding areas. Located in Kenora District, Attawapiskat First Nation is a small, isolated community in northern Ontario. Search for flights to Attawapiskat Airport easily using Skyscanner.
Best Times to Fly to Attawapiskat Airport
The community and nearby towns along James Bay's shores are connected via a seasonal ice road/winter road. Constructed each December, the 310-kilometre long road connects Moosonee, Kashechewan First Nation, Fort Albany, and Attawapiskat, with the latter being the most remote northerly location. The Attawapiskat Airport is open year-round to those travelling to the area. To determine the best times to purchase tickets to get the cheapest prices, use the Price Alert tool.
Airlines That Fly to Attawapiskat Airport
Air Creebec and Thunder Airlines offer flights to Attawapiskat Airport with services to and from Fort Albany, Kashechewan, Moosonee, Peawanuck, and Timmins.
The airport is a small building that contains the airport offices where you can obtain information. There are a few benches inside for those awaiting their flight or waiting for an arrival. Aircraft are parked near the gravel runway. There is limited parking at the airport, so travellers may want to be dropped off.
Things to Do in Attawapiskat
Reg Louttit Sportsplex offers recreational services for those ready for some fun. Kids will enjoy donning ice skates and hitting the rink or joining in a game of soccer, football, or baseball. A gym is available for those wishing to work out with weights.
Anglers will enjoy the thrill of fishing in the waters of Attawapiskat River, which is known for trophy walleye and northern pike. Several fish camps are dotted along the river with guides available to show fishermen the best spots for the biggest catch.
Things to Do Near Attawapiskat
The nearest larger town with activities is Moosonee, which is about 220 kilometres from the remote community of Attawapiskat and 19 kilometres south of James Bay. Being Ontario's only saltwater port, it is considered to be the "Gateway to the Arctic." Here, travellers can pick up goods at the grocery store, dine at the restaurant, get cash from the ATM, and access additional transportation methods, such as water taxis, the airport, and train. Visitors can also enjoy breathtaking views of Moose River and wildlife that call the area home. Tourists can tour the Railway Car Museum and step inside an old baggage car from the Temiskaming & Northern Ontario Railway to learn about the cultural history of the area. The Museum is open July and August and located on First Street. Additional sights to explore include the Hudson Bay Staff House, MNR Interpretive Centre, and St. Thomas Anglican Church.
Tidewater Provincial Park is a popular spot for birdwatching, camping, and viewing wildlife. Most of the rivers and streams freeze over during the winter months creating ice roads. Use a snowmobile or snowshoes to traverse these ice roads. Tourists also won't want to miss the Northern Lights, which are spectacular in this region.