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 Chibougamau Airport: Cheap Flights, Tickets and Travel Deals

As the largest Canadian province in area and second-largest in population, Quebec is filled with awesome tourist towns and cities. One such town is Chibougamau, a town in central Quebec located on the banks of Lake Gilman. To visit this city, you'll fly into Chibougamau Airport (YMT), also known as Chibougamau/Chapais Airport due to its proximity to the community of Chapais. Finding the cheapest flights to Chibougamau is easy with Skyscanner. Simply enter your travel dates and home airport into Skyscanner's flight search tool, with YMT as your final destination. Skyscanner will search all available flight routes to get you the cheapest airfare to Chibougamau.

Best Time to Book a Flight to Chibougamau

The summer months are the best times to visit Chibougamau. Though there is a high chance of precipitation from June to August, the temperatures are warm and pleasant. Due to the town's subarctic climate, winters are long and quite harsh in Chibougamau. If you visit between November and March, expect below-freezing temperatures and a lot of snow.

Airlines that Fly to Chibougamau Airport

Air Creebec, a fully Cree-owned airline, is currently the only airline operating out of Chibougamau Airport. The airline flies to and from six cities in Quebec. Most of the destinations are smaller towns and communities in the province, but the airline also flies to and from Quebec's major airport, Montreal-Pierre Elliot Trudeau Airport (YUL). If you're flying in from another province or territory, your layover will most likely be at YUL.

Arriving at Chibougamau Airport

Chibougamau Airport is a one-terminal airport located about 20 km from the town. By car, the ride will take about a half-hour. There are no public transportation links within the town, but there are two taxi companies. There are also currently no car rental companies with service counters at the airport, but there are a few companies located within the town. Expect to pay about $40 CAD for the ride into town by taxi.

Chibougamau Airport Facilities

Since there is only one airline and relatively few flights operating out of Chibougamau Airport, amenities are fairly limited. Aside from the necessary facilities like bathrooms and check-in counters, there isn't much else. There are currently no restaurants or shops for passenger use, so if you need a quick snack before or after your flight, there are vending machines available. On your way back, aim to be at the airport and checked in for your flight at least an hour before flight departure.

What to See and Do in Chibougamau

If you've booked a flight to Chibougamau on a whim, head first to the Tourist Information Office. The Information Office is the best place to find information on hotels, local restaurants, and tourist attractions and to learn about any special events during your stay, like the popular August Festival in the summer. You can also book guided tours of the area. The office has information about the nearby community of Chapais too, in case you've rented a car and want to go exploring other spots in Quebec.

Indoor and outdoor sports are very popular leisure activities in Chibougamau. During your stay, you can play some mini-golf or paintball, canoe on the lake, or even head to the skate park to rollerblade and skateboard. In the winter, skating, skiing, and snowshoeing are all very popular activities.

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 Location Details

Longitude:74° 31' 40'' W
Latitude:49° 46' 42'' N
IATA code:YMT
ICAO code:CYMT

 Airport Location

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