Winnipeg Airport

Winnipeg Airport, formally called Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport, is in the province of Manitoba. It serves as a hub for several airlines in the area and is a focus city for WestJet. The airport shares its local with Canadian Forces Base Winnipeg. Travellers looking to book the cheapest flights to Winnipeg can visit Skyscanner to shop for affordable tickets. This site makes it easy to fly cheaply to Winnipeg.

Best Time to Book a Flight Winnipeg Airport

Winnipeg is near the southern border of Canada and the U.S., just north of North Dakota. The weather gets quite chilly during the winter months, with average temperatures in the negatives (Celsius) throughout December and January. Unless visitors are planning to enjoy the snow and winter activities, such as skiing and sledding, the best times to visit fall between April and September. The weather is warmer and more pleasant during the spring and summer with averages in the low-to-mid 20s during these seasons. Score cheap tickets to Winnipeg Airport by using the Skyscanner Price Alert Tool.

The annual Winnipeg Fringe Festival takes place here every year. This event draws characters from more than 180 theatre companies from around the globe, where they perform for packed audiences. Shows occur every day from noon until midnight. Activities for children are set up in the Old Market Square within the Exchange District.

Airlines that Fly to Winnipeg Airport

Many airlines offer international and domestic flights to Winnipeg Airport, both seasonally and year-round. These include Air Canada, Air Transat, Bearskin Airlines, Calm Air, Delta Air Lines, Flair Airlines, Perimeter Aviation, Sunwing Airlines, United Express, Wasaya Airlines, and WestJet.

What to Expect When Arriving at the Airport

The Winnipeg Airport sits about 8 kilometres from the centre of Winnipeg. In normal traffic conditions, the drive will take about 20-25 minutes.

Transportation options from the airport include rental cars, offered by AVIS, Budget, Payless, Enterprise, Hertz, National, and Alamo, as well as public transportation and taxis. The car rental desks are on the main level of the Parkade. Unicity Taxi provides taxi service, and travellers can find taxis near Exit 3 of the terminal building. Winnipeg Transit also has two bus routes that get to and from the airport.

Airport Facilities

The airport has one main terminal, along with a perimeter terminal used for facilitation of charter, passenger, and cargo services. Shopping areas offer electronics, luggage, accessories, reading materials, sports merchandise, gifts, duty-free goods, and toys. Visitors can eat at any of the 10 restaurants and lounges, located throughout the terminal. Quick snack options include Stella's Café and Bakery, Tim Hortons, and FRESHII. On the departures level, the airport houses a chapel, while a play area for kids is on the arrivals level near Tim Hortons. Free Wi-Fi internet access is available throughout the airport.  

What to See and Do in Winnipeg

Many people enjoy attending the annual Winnipeg Fringe Festival, which takes place over several weeks in July. Other top attractions include The Canadian Museum for Human Rights, which shows off gorgeous architecture and houses fascinating exhibits, along with The Forks National Historic Site.

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 Airport Contact Details

Winnipeg Airport

Room 249 Administration Building,
2000 Wellington Avenue,
R3H 1C2,

Tel:+1 (1)204 9879400
Fax:+1 (1)204 9879401


Winnipeg Airports Authority Inc.

 Location Details

Longitude:97° 14' 20'' W
Latitude:49° 54' 29'' N

 Airport Location

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