Quaqtaq Airport: Cheap Flights, Tickets and Travel Deals

The northern third of Quebec is the region of Nunavik, a cold and largely uninhabited region. The small villages in Nunavik all sit along the edges of the region, near the water. Quaqtaq, a small Inuit village, sits on a peninsula near the Hudson Strait and Ungava Bay. The village is one of the northernmost inhabited villages in the province. With a population of only about 400 people, the village is not often visited by tourists. However, the area has a lot to offer visitors in terms of natural beauty.

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Best Time to Book a Flight to Quaqtaq

Due to the village's position in northern Quebec, Quaqtaq is quite cold for most of the year. January and February are usually the coldest months of the year, with temperatures usually sitting between -18° C and -22° C. Snowfall, freezing rain, and freezing temperatures are to be expected if you visit between October and May. June to August is the best time to visit if you're looking for sun and mild temperatures. Even during the summer, however, the chances for rainfall are high and the temperatures do not generally rise above 10° C.

Airlines that Fly to Quaqtaq Airport

Air Inuit is currently the only airline operating out of Quaqtaq Airport. The airline flies mostly to and from small villages within Nunavik. Air Inuit also flies to and from Quebec's two major airports, Quebec City Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB) in Quebec City, and Montreal Pierre Elliot Trudeau Airport (YUL) in Montreal. If you are flying in from a spot outside of Quebec, your layover will likely be at one of these two airports.

Arriving at Quaqtaq Airport

Located about two kilometres from the village, Quaqtaq Airport is a very small airport with one passenger terminal. By car, the ride to Quaqtaq will take about five minutes in good weather. If there is a lot of snow, the ride may take much longer. In the winter, you will probably make the trip into the village by snowmobile or ATV. Ask about transportation options when you book your Quaqtaq hotel, as there are no taxis, rental car service counters, or public transportation links at Quaqtaq Airport.

Quaqtaq Airport Facilities

Quaqtaq Airport is mostly used as a cargo hub to bring supplies into the remote community. As such, there are really no passenger amenities to speak of. If you've forgotten something for your trip, you'll need to head to the small store in the village. On your way home, plan to be checked in at the airport about an hour before flight departure.

What to See and Do in Quaqtaq

Quaqtaq is a very small village with few buildings. There is a post office, a store, and a small clinic available for residents and tourists. Due to the small size of the village, most of the best things to see and do in Quaqtaq are outdoors. In the nearby bay, you can fish or ice fish, and canoe to see the sights. There are also nearby mountains and mountain trails perfect for hiking in the summer and snowshoeing or snowmobiling in the winter.

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 Location Details

Longitude:69° 37' 59'' W
Latitude:61° 3' 0'' N

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