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 Lloydminster Airport

Found about 4 kilometres northwest of Lloydminster, Canada, Lloydminster Airport serves as the largest airport in the area. Lloydminster is known as "Canada's Border City." Along with Flin Flon, Manitoba, it is the only other city in Canada to straddle the provincial border of Alberta and Saskatchewan. What makes Lloydminster extra special is that it is a single city incorporated by both provinces with a single municipal administration.

Best Time to Book a Flight to Lloydminster Airport

Winters in Lloydminster are long and cold, while summers are short and warm. The area hosts one of Canada's premier livestock events, the Lloydminster Stockade Roundup. During the beginning of November, this four-day event includes purebred cattle shows. The Arts Without Borders Festival occurs in June for a week and celebrates performing, visual, and literary arts. In August, Lloydminster hosts the Come by the Hills Music Festival. Those planning a trip to the area can use the Price Alert tool to receive messages when ticket prices change.

Airlines that Fly to Lloydminster Airport

According to Skyscanner's Airlines website, Central Mountain Air is the only airline that offers flights in and out of Lloydminster Airport. The airport sees about 15,000 annual flights, although that number includes charter and private planes. A common commercial route travels nonstop to Calgary.

What to Expect When Arriving at the Airport

Lloydminster Airport has one runway as well as a crosswind strip. Travellers can park their vehicle in the airport's parking lot for up to 30 days for free. Taxis are available outside the terminal, and a trip to downtown Lloydminster runs about CA$11. Although located a few kilometres away from the airport, car rentals are available. For those flying charter planes, Lloydminster Airport offers hangar rentals and on-site fuel sales through AV Gas and Jet Fuel.

Airport Facilities

Although closed on the weekends, the airport operates from 7 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. from Monday through Friday. Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) offers screenings at the airport. The pre-boarding areas have power outlets and comfortable seating.

What to See and Do in Lloydminster

Travellers venturing to the area should note that since Saskatchewan and Alberta have different sales tax and time zones, Lloydminster is part of Alberta's time zone and follows Alberta's sales tax restrictions.

Visitors on the Alberta side can check out the 200-acre Bud Miller All Seasons Park. Here, they can traverse hiking trails, play mini golf, try out the skateboard park, and take a dip in the outdoor water park. The Lloydminster Cultural and Science Centre houses interactive science exhibits.

Those travelling to Saskatchewan can visit the Barr Colony Heritage Cultural Centre and see a wildlife display as well as an antique museum. The family-oriented Border City Petting Zoo houses many types of animals, including deer, donkeys, alligators, and bearded dragons.

With its Border City designation, Lloydminster gives travellers the best of both provinces. Once they rent a car and find a hotel, they can head out to see the many nearby attractions.

 

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 Location Details

Longitude:110° 0' 0'' W
Latitude:53° 18' 0'' N
IATA code:YLL
ICAO code:CYLL

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