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 Stony Rapids Airport: Cheap Flights, Tickets and Travel Deals

Stony Rapids Airport (YSF) is a small regional airport serving the northern Saskatchewan hamlet of Stony Rapids and the surrounding area. With a population of just over 200 people, this remote community is the perfect spot for a serene vacation surrounded by nature's beauty. With Lake Athabasca and the Canadian Boreal Forest just steps away from the town and the border to the Northwest Territories just 80km away, you're never too far from a great hiking, fishing, or camping spot.

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Best Time to Book a Flight to Stony Rapids, Saskatchewan

Stony Rapids is located in the far north of Saskatchewan near the border to the Northwest Territories. This far north, winters are extremely cold and harsh with temperatures regularly dipping below -25 degrees Celsius. If you want to maximize your chances for good weather so you can enjoy the great outdoors, we suggest visiting during the summer (June to August) instead! Flights are typically cheaper mid-week than on the weekends or around major holidays like Canada Day.

Airlines that Fly to Stony Rapids Airport

YSF offers domestic flights through West Wind Aviation and Transwest Air from a variety of destinations throughout Saskatchewan. The easiest way to reach Stony Rapids from outside Saskatchewan is through Saskatoon (YXE) or Prince Albert (YPA).

What to Expect When Arriving at Stony Rapids Airport

Stony Rapids Airport is conveniently located right on the outskirts of the hamlet. Scott's General Store, which is located just steps away from the airport entrance, offers car rentals. If you call ahead of time (306-439-2056), they may be able to arrange to pick you up directly from the airport if needed.

Taxi services are also available out of Stony Rapids and nearby Black Lake - simply ask at the airport terminal if they can arrange a ride for you. If you're staying inside Stony Rapids, a taxi shouldn't cost more than $10.

Aside from camping gear, you can find just about anything you might need at Scott's General Store or The Northern Store. All businesses in Stony Rapids close at 6pm, except for Al's Place which is open until 8.

Stony Rapids Airport Facilities

Because of it's remote location, Stony Rapids airport doesn't see much passenger traffic. It is a small single-terminal airport with few amenities, aside from a vending machine and waiting area with wi-fi. Plan on grabbing a bite to eat before you leave for the airport!

We recommend arriving at least 60 minutes before your flight's departure so you have enough time to check in and move through security. Remember to bring a piece of government-issued photo ID so you can board the plane!

What to See and Do in Stony Rapids

Stony Rapids is the perfect destination for people who just want to get away from it all and enjoy nature. The area is surrounded by the beautiful Fond-du-Lac River and the Boreal Forest, which is great for hiking, camping, fishing, and boating. If you want to enjoy the water, head south on Highway SK-964 for about 20 minutes to reach the nearby community of Black Lake!

You can do most of your shopping at Scott's General Store near the airport. Al's Place is the main restaurant in town, and is open until 8:00pm most days. There is a library, community centre, park, campground, and picnic area to explore. For more traveller information, you can call or visit the town office from 9am to 5pm.

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 Location Details

Longitude:105° 49' 59'' W
Latitude:59° 15' 0'' N
IATA code:YSF
ICAO code:CYSF

 Airport Location

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