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International Airport Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson (YWG)


Winnipeg, Canada

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Winnipeg is the capital and largest city of Manitoba, Canada, with a population of around 778,489 as of the 2016 Census. It is located at the confluence of the Red and Assiniboine Rivers and is known for its vibrant cultural scene, rich history, and diverse attractions. The city is home to numerous museums, galleries, theatres, and a variety of cultural and entertainment venues. Winnipeg has a number of parks and green spaces, including the iconic Assiniboine Park and the Forks National Historic Site. The city is also home to a number of professional sports teams and a variety of annual festivals and events. Winnipeg is an exciting and vibrant city with something for everyone.

Airport Directions

The Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport (YWG) is located about 4.5 miles from the city center. You can get to the airport by bus, car, train, or public transport. By Bus: Winnipeg Transit operates bus routes 15 and 20 which both provide service to the airport. The cost of the fare is $3.00 By Car: You can take Highway 1 and then take the turnoff to the airport. The cost of parking at the airport varies depending on the length of stay. By Train: You can take the VIA Rail Intercity service to the airport. The cost of the fare depends on the destination. By Public Transport: Winnipeg also connects to several Ontario Northland intercity bus routes. The cost of the fare depends on the destination.

Airport Terminals & Airlines

Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport (YWG) has two terminals. Terminal 1 is for domestic flights and Terminal 2 is for international flights. Terminal 1 Airlines: Air Canada, WestJet, Sunwing, Air Transat, Bearskin Airlines, Calm Air, Flair Airlines, Perimeter Aviation, Porter Airlines Terminal 2 Airlines: Air Canada, Air Transat, WestJet, Sunwing, Flair Airlines, Air Creebec, Air North, Air Tindi, Calm Air, Canadian North, Enerjet, Kivalliq Air, Northern Thunderbird Air, Northwestern Air, PAL Airlines, Perimeter Aviation, Porter Airlines, Wasaya Airways.

Airport Address

To get to Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport (YWG) by car , you can take Airport Road southwest from the city. The airport is located about 15 km from downtown Winnipeg. By bus, you can take Winnipeg Transit route 20 to the airport. The bus departs from the downtown area and takes about 25 minutes to reach the airport. The fare is $2.85 CAD. Taxis are available from the airport and the fare to the downtown area averages around $25. Public transportation to the airport is also available via the Winnipeg Transit route 20. The fare is $2.85 CAD and the journey takes approximately 25 minutes.

Airport Lost & Found

The Lost and Found office at Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport (YWG) is located at the Information Booth on Level 1 (Arrivals). The telephone number is (305) 740-3252 and the opening hours are 08:00 – 17:00.

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