CYWG Winnipeg / James Armstrong Richardson International Airport VFR

  • Name
    Winnipeg / James Armstrong Richardson International Airport
  • ICAO / IATA / GPS
    CYWG / YWG / CYWG
  • Type
  • Restriction
  • Region
  • Timezone
    4:53 am (CST)
  • Municipality
    Winnipeg
  • Coordinates
    49° 54′ 35″ N 97° 14′ 23″ E
  • Elevation
    784 ft (239 m MSL)

About Winnipeg / James Armstrong Richardson International Airport

Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport (commonly known as Winnipeg International Airport or Winnipeg Airport) (IATA: YWG, ICAO: CYWG) is an international airport located in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. It is the seventh busiest airport in Canada by passenger traffic, serving 4,094,793 passengers in 2023, and the 7th busiest airport in Canada by aircraft movements. Winnipeg International Airport is a hub for Calm Air, Perimeter Airlines, and cargo airline Cargojet, also serving as a focus city for WestJet and an operating base for Flair Airlines. The airport is co-located with Canadian Forces Base Winnipeg, covering a total land area of 1,370 hectares (3,400 acres).

An important transportation hub within the province of Manitoba, Winnipeg International Airport serves as the primary airport for a large geographical area that includes parts of neighbouring Northwestern Ontario and Nunavut. The airport is operated by Winnipeg Airports Authority as part of Transport Canada's National Airports System and is one of eight Canadian airports that has U.S. border pre-clearance facilities.

Daily non-stop flights operate from Winnipeg International Airport to destinations across Canada as well as to the United States, Mexico, and the Caribbean.

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