Fort Mcmurray Airport

Cheap Flights to Fort McMurray International Airport

Fort McMurray International Airport is an award-winning airport that has received accolades for its architectural design and its food and beverage program. Located in Fort McMurray, Alberta, and positioned near to where the Athabasca River meets the Clearwater River, this small airport is 16 kilometers or about 20 minutes from the city centre of Fort McMurray. Home to 73,000 citizens, Fort McMurray is in the heart of Wood Buffalo. The airport lies on the border of this fast-growing municipality which has been praised as one of the strongest economies in North America.

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Best Time to Book a Flight to Fort McMurray

Visiting during the summer months, between July and August, is ideal. During this time, the weather is fairly warm and the sun shines for 16-18 hours per day. The average high during the day is 25 degrees Celsius and the average low is 19 degrees Celsius.

During the winter months, the sun may shine for as little as 10 hours per day. From the beginning of fall to the end of winter, the limited amount of sunshine and clear, crisp skies makes viewing the aurora borealis a spectacular sight. When planning a trip, use the Price Alert tool to receive notifications on ticket price changes to find the best possible deal.

Airlines that Fly to Fort McMurray International Airport

Carriers flying to Fort McMurray include Air Canada, McMurray Aviation, Northwestern Air, and WestJet. Air Canada is one of the most popular, but other airlines may offer more competitive prices. Visit Skyscanner to find the cheapest flights to Fort McMurray International Airport.

Airport Facilities

Utilizing six gates and two terminals, this small, but modern airport handles about 750,000 passengers per year along with 50,000 flights. The main carriers include Air Canada and WestJet. The terminal is open between 4:30 a.m. and 12 a.m.  Features include an information desk, free Wi-Fi, free baggage carts, animal relief areas, many food and shopping options, free mobile charging stations, vending machines, ATMs, an observation deck, and car rental agencies.

What to See and Do in Fort McMurray

Travellers take pleasure in exploring this remote and picturesque section of Alberta. Visitors also enjoy viewing the wildlife and nature, learning about the Athabasca oil sands, and viewing the Aurora Borealis. Fort McMurray is in centre of the world's largest single oil deposit. The Oil Sands Discovery Centre was established to bring public awareness, education, and knowledge to the oil sands. Sitting on the 65th parallel, the Northern Lights appear on clear nights from October to March. Many local outfitters specialize in offering custom tour packages to view this natural phenomenon. 

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 Getting to & from the Airport

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Ground transportation options are available directly outside the terminal. Public transportation includes bus 11, which operates between the airport and Fort McMurray.

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The airport also has taxis, hotel shuttles, and rental cars on hand. The best rates on car rentals at Fort McMurray International Airport are found at Skyscanner.

 Who flies to Fort Mcmurray

 Location Details

Longitude:111° 16' 0'' W
Latitude:56° 40' 40'' N

 Airport Location

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