Hall Beach Airport

Hall Beach Airport (YUX) is a small northern airport serving the Qikiqtaaluk Region. It is located in the Inuit hamlet of Hall Beach. You can find the cheapest flights to Hall Beach Airport with a flight search from Skyscaner. Simply enter when you want to fly and you will be shown the cheapest flights available. Hall Beach became a formal settlement when a Distant Early Warning station was built by NORAD, but it has been a traditional Inuit settlement for much longer.

Airlines and Destinations

Hall Beach Airport is served by two northern regional airlines. First Air and Canadian North both provide flights to Hall Beach Airport. Flights arrive in Hall Beach from Iqaluit and Igloolik, with other towns by connection. Scheduled flights arrive in Hall Beach almost daily. You can find all airlines that fly to Hall Beach here. Hall Beach is only 70 km from Igloolik, which is its nearest neighbour. Hall Beach airport is also a landing location for helicopters operated by Canadian Helicopters, which provides emergency medical transport as well as access to remote areas.

Arriving at Hall Beach Airport

All flights arriving at Hall Beach are considered domestic flights and come from other northern towns. Arriving passengers will not have to go through customs, but are expected to have valid government issued photo identification. The airport has a single gravel runway that can handle small aircraft only. Passengers will disembark on the apron directly into the outdoors to walk to the terminal so it is a good idea to check the weather forecast before you travel as winters can be desperately cold.

Airport Facilities

The single wooden terminal building at Hall Beach Airport houses a check-in counter, small waiting area and a baggage claim chute. Security screening is not done on flights from Hall Beach. The terminal building provides washrooms, information, and shelter from the elements while waiting for the flight. There is no wi-fi at the airport, so be sure to download Skyscanner’s mobile appbefore you depart so you can stay connected to the best travel deals no matter where your adventures take you.

Getting Away from Hall Beach Airport

Hall Beach does not have a public transit system, so it is best to arrange a ride prior to your arrival. The hamlet does not have a taxi service, and much travel is done by snowmobile as the winters here are very long. Check with your hotel to set up your own transportation. As the airport is not outside of the town, travel time will depend on your destination.

Things to Do in Hall Beach

Hall Beach has been inhabited for centuries and is has been used as a hunting and fishing spot by the Inuit for even longer. It is still a popular place to begin hunting and fishing trips. People visit to go on snowmobiling or dog sledding trips. Cross-country skiing and hiking are also popular activities. Inuit culture forms the basis of the art scene and there are many traditional artisans and artists in the area. You can use Skyscanner’s whole month search tool to find the cheapest time to fly to Hall Beach.

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 Location Details

Longitude:81° 15' 0'' W
Latitude:68° 46' 59'' N

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