Located in the town of Lincoln, just 13 kilometres southeast of Fredericton, Fredericton International Airport is the main airport serving the capital city of New Brunswick. Handling over 375,000 passengers per year, it's the second-busiest airport in the province. Known as the Celestial City, it's the premier cultural and artistic center, and home to the Harvest Jazz and Blues Festival, which is one of the largest concert events in the country.
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Best Time to Book a Flight to Fredericton
Because of its location and chilly weather throughout the year, the best time to visit Fredericton is during the summer, or roughly between May and September. Temperatures warm up to an average of about 25 degrees, yet get no lower than 19 degrees. This is also the time when Fredericton's festival scene springs to life. Along with the Harvest Jazz and Blues Festival, there several others worth attending such as the Queen's County Fair. and the Feast in the Field, and the Fredericton Cider Festival. Foodies shouldn't miss the annual Fredericton Poutine Festival, which features poutine vendors from around the province.
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Airlines That Fly to Fredericton International Airport
Air Canada Express, Porter Airlines, and WestJet Encore operate flights into Fredericton International Airport several times a week. In addition, Air Transat and Sunwing Airlines offer seasonal transportation to and from vacation destinations in Cuba and Mexico. Check out the Airlines page on Skyscanner for a complete listing of carriers.
To streamline the check-in process, Air Canada offers self-service check-in, making it quick and easy for travellers to get their tickets and check bags. Once through security, visitors can enjoy Fredericton International Airport's free Wi-Fi service throughout the terminal. There's also a restaurant, gift shop, and concession stand to eat or get a last-minute gift. Change machines and an ATM are also available.
What to See and Do in Fredericton
The best place to start an adventure in Fredericton is downtown. The Beaverbrook Art Gallery is one of the best art museums in Canada, featuring 4,900 works including paintings by Salvador Dali and J.M.W. Turner. Lovers of buildings and architecture won't want to miss the Christ Church Cathedral, which is the city's most iconic and famous structure. Visit the Fredericton Region Museum to learn more about the history of the area and its importance to Canada.
There's always something going on in Fredericton. After renting a car and booking a hotel, it's time to explore this hidden gem of Canada.