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 Dawson Creek Airport: Cheap Flights, Tickets and Travel Deals

Dawson Creek Airport (YDQ) is a small regional airport serving the city of Dawson Creek, British Columbia. Dawson Creek is best known as Mile "0" of the great Alaska Highway, a scenic 2000+ kilometer drive that connects the contiguous United States to Alaska through Canada. This vibrant city, which sees more than 150,000 visitors per year, is surrounded by breathtaking nature with plenty of historic and heritage sites to explore.

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Best Time to Book a Flight to Dawson Creek, British Columbia

Dawson Creek is located in northeastern British Columbia in the Peace River Regional District just north of the Rocky Mountains. Winter temperatures regularly dip below -20 degrees Celsius, and can be quite windy, so we recommend visiting during the warmer months instead. Tourism is at its peak in August, when the city hosts its annual Rodeo and Fall Fair. If you want to enjoy the surrounding nature and wildlife on a budget, consider flying during the late spring (May to June) or early fall (August to September) for the best deals!

Airlines that Fly to Dawson Creek Airport

YDQ offers daily flights between Dawson Creek, Calgary (YYC), and Prince George (YXS) through Central Mountain Air and Integra Air. If you're traveling from outside Alberta or British Columbia, the cheapest flights will usually take you through Calgary first.

What to Expect When Arriving at Dawson Creek Airport

Dawson Creek Airport is conveniently located just minutes from downtown Dawson Creek. To get there, turn right on Highway 2N from the airport and follow it past Wal-Mart until you reach downtown (about 8 minutes). You can also rent a car from National Car Rentals at the airport, or hire a ride from Golden Cabs, AC Taxi, or Diamond Taxi to take you directly to your hotel for about $10. The airport offers free public parking for all passengers.

Dawson Creek Airport Facilities

Dawson Creek Regional Airport is a small single-terminal airport with one waiting area. There is a cafe on-site as well as free Wi-Fi and a conference room available to reserve. Be sure to stop in for a bite to eat at Old Gram's Kitchen (a local favourite) before you leave! Plan on arriving at least 60 minutes before your flight so you have enough time to check in, move through security, and settle in before departure.

What to See and Do in Dawson Creek

Dawson Creek is known as the historic Mile "0" of the Alaska Highway, which connects Alaska to the rest of the United States through Canada. This lively town is filled with interesting places to explore, including historic sites, art galleries, and museums. Be sure to stop by the Northern Alberta Railways Park for the Visitor Centre, Railway Museum, and the quirky Art Gallery, located in a renovated grain elevator. The Walter Wright Pioneer Village is another must-see in Dawson Creek. A walk through the park will take you back in time to Canada's pioneer days!

The area is also known for its wildlife and gorgeous backcountry. Try your hand at downhill skiing and snowboarding at Bear Mountain, or head to Swan Lake, Kiskatinaw, and One Island Lake provincial parks for fishing and camping!

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 Location Details

Longitude:120° 10' 59'' W
Latitude:55° 43' 59'' N
IATA code:YDQ
ICAO code:CYDQ

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