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 Pickle Lake Airport: Cheap Flights, Tickets and Travel Deals

Pickle Lake Airport (YPL) is a small airport serving the community of Pickle Lake, Ontario. Located just 1km south of the townsite, YPL offers daily flights between Pickle Lake, Thunder Bay, and Sioux Lookout. Pickle Lake is known for its great municipal campsites and untouched wilderness. It's the perfect destination for a quiet outdoor getaway with the whole family.

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Best Time to Book a Flight to Pickle Lake, Ontario

Pickle Lake is located in a remote region of Northern Ontario, surrounded by the beautiful Canadian Boreal forest. Winters are cold, with temperatures regularly falling below -20 degrees Celsius from November to February. We recommend visiting during May to August, so you can take advantage of the great outdoor activities the area has to offer without having to worry about bad weather.

Pickle Lake hosts their annual three-day Blackfly Festival on the weekend of Canada Day, which features live music, kids' activities, dancing, baking contests, and more.

Airlines that Fly to Pickle Lake Airport

Pickle Lake offers regularly-scheduled flights through North Star Air and Wasaya Airways to and from Thunder Bay (YQT) and Sioux Lookout (YXL). If you're travelling from another province in Canada, you'll have to plan for a layover in Thunder Bay. Try using Skyscanner's multi-city flight search to compare routes, so you know you're getting there as cheap and fast as possible.

What to Expect When Arriving at Pickle Lake Airport

YPL is conveniently located just 1km south of the townsite, making it easy to find your way into town. Simply take Koval Street from the airport and follow it until you reach the town (about five minutes). There are no car rental companies or public transportation options in town, but you can always call Tom's Taxi (807-928-2457) if you need a ride.

There are several hotels in the area, including Lakeview Manor Bed & Breakfast, Pickle Lake Hotel, and Winston Motor Hotel. The municipality also offers several campgrounds in the surrounding area. Be sure to check out the town's website for more information about campground locations and amenities.

Pickle Lake Airport Facilities

YPL is a small airport with only one terminal and few amenities. Wi-fi is available at the airport, as well as a vending machine and ATM. The waiting area has comfortable seating, but there is no gift shop or restaurant on site, so we suggest grabbing a bite to eat before you leave for the airport. Plan on arriving at least 60 minutes before your flight, so you have enough time to check your baggage and get settled in before you leave.

What to See and Do in Pickle Lake

Affectionately known as "Ontario's Last Frontier," Pickle Lake is a vibrant but remote community just off Highway 599. Surrounded by a vast untouched landscape, Pickle Lake is the perfect place for many outdoor activities, including camping, fishing, hiking, and hunting. If you want to kick back and relax far from civilization in a tranquil environment, Pickle Lake is the place to be.

Aside from the great campgrounds nearby, the community hosts a wide variety of events and activities, including their popular Blackfly Festival during Canada Day weekend. There is a bowling alley, curling rink, arena, and annual summer recreational programs for kids of all ages.

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 Location Details

Longitude:90° 12' 51'' W
Latitude:51° 26' 47'' N
IATA code:YPL
ICAO code:CYPL

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