Quesnel Regional Airport, is in Quesnel, British Columbia. Positioned near to where the Quesnel River meets the Fraser River, this small airport is 6 kilometers, or about 5 minutes, from the city centre. The city lies on land that was originally settled by the Dakelh people, and is known as the Dakelh Territory. Dakelh translates to "people who travel upon water."
Quesnel has a total population of 10,000 with another 13,000 living in the surrounding area. The community values their culture, neighbors, nature, and living life to the fullest.
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Quesnel offers tourists year-round activities. During winter, there are opportunities to recreational sports such as dog sledding, skiing, snowmobiling, and snowshoeing. The average high during the day is minus 2 degrees Celsius, and the average low is minus 10 degrees Celsius. During summer, visitors enjoy hiking, biking, camping, golfing, and water sports in one of the nearby lakes. The average high during the day is 24 degrees Celsius, and the average low is 9 degrees Celsius. During the fall season, travellers visit local historic and heritage sites, go horseback riding, or take in all the wonderful wildlife.
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Airlines that Fly to Quesnel Airport
Carriers flying to Quesnel include Carson Air, Central Mountain Air, and Air Canada. Air Canada is one of the most popular, but other airlines may offer more competitive prices. Visit Skyscanner to find the cheapest flights to Quesnel.
The 1,677-metre runway supports commercial nonstop flights from Vancouver. The Quesnel Airport also operates a flying club, Medivac air ambulance emergency services, and chartered corporate flights for companies specializing in forestry, oil and gas, or mining.
This small airport handles 15,000 passengers per year, along with 6,000 flights. The main carriers include Central Mountain Air and Air Canada. The terminal is typically open two hours before the first flight and closes directly after the last flight of the day. The airport offers passengers with pre-flight security screening and vending machines. Depending on the weather, most travellers typically arrive at the airport just a few minutes before the flights departs. It is not mandatory for travellers to arrive an hour before the flight departs.
Ground transportation options are available directly outside the terminal. The airport has a taxi service. The taxi service requests that passengers contact them upon collecting luggage. There are no car rentals available.
What to See and Do in Quesnel
Visitors take pleasure in exploring this remote and picturesque part of British Columbia. Highlights include viewing the wildlife and nature, learning about the local heritage and culture, visiting the nearby lakes, and camping. Many local outfitters specialize in offering custom tour packages to view this natural untouched wilderness. Find the best hotel in Quesnel using Skyscanner.