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Flights to Baker Lake

Book flights to Baker Lake

Baker Lake is located in Nunavut, Canada, near the geographic centre of the country. It's actually Nunavut's only inland community, situated on the shore of Baker Lake itself, which is fed by the Thelon and Kazan Rivers. The surrounding area is tundra, with characteristic rolling hills and numerous lakes.

Fun fact: Baker Lake is a hot spot for caribou! The Beverly and Qamanirjuaq caribou herds migrate through the area, making it a great place to see these iconic animals.

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Airports near Baker Lake

There are multiple ways to reach Baker Lake - here are 4 airports you can use to get to Baker Lake.

Baker Lake Airport

While technically not in Baker Lake itself, this small airport is located about 3.5 kilometres away and offers direct flights from Rankin Inlet (YRT) and Churchill (YQU) within Canada. This is the most direct option, but limited flights and higher fares are to be expected.


Rankin Inlet Airport

Located roughly 400 kilometres southeast of Baker Lake, Rankin Inlet offers more frequent flights from various Canadian cities like Winnipeg (YWG) and Yellowknife (YZF). You can then connect to Baker Lake via the scheduled Calm Air flight. Factor in the additional flight time and cost.


Churchill Airport

This airport is about 500 kilometres northeast of Baker Lake and offers connections from Winnipeg (YWG) and other major Canadian cities. Similar to Rankin Inlet, you'd need to connect to Baker Lake via a Calm Air flight. Consider the longer travel time and potential cost differences.


Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport

As a major airport in Manitoba, Winnipeg offers the widest range of connections from various domestic and international destinations. However, it's the furthest option from Baker Lake at roughly 1,000 kilometers southeast. You'd need to connect to either Rankin Inlet or Churchill for the final leg to Baker Lake, significantly increasing travel time and cost.

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Buy your flights to Baker Lake and pay later

If you'd like to easily manage your travel expenses and don't want to pay the full cost of your flights to Baker Lake upfront, why not consider using Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) payment methods at Alternative Airlines?

With BNPL plans, you can divide the cost of your tickets to Baker Lake into smaller, more manageable chunks that can be paid back over time. There's usually no interest involved, however, it's wise to check with the lending provider beforehand.

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Things to do in Baker Lake

With a wide variety of attractions in Baker Lake, we've narrowed it down to our top 3 selections to make your planning easier:

Inuujaarvik Territorial Park

This park is a must-visit for nature lovers and history enthusiasts alike. Inuujaarvik, which means "Our Ancient Land" in Inuktitut, offers a unique blend of natural beauty and cultural heritage. Visitors can explore the park's interpretive displays to learn about the region's rich Inuit history, or take a leisurely stroll along the scenic trails, soaking in the breathtaking views of Baker Lake.

Baker Lake Bird Sanctuary

A paradise for bird watchers, the Baker Lake Bird Sanctuary is home to a wide variety of bird species, including the rare and majestic Peregrine Falcon. The sanctuary offers a unique opportunity to observe these beautiful creatures in their natural habitat. The serene environment and the melodious chirping of birds make this place a perfect retreat for those seeking peace and tranquility.

Artisan Studios and Galleries

Baker Lake: Vibrant arts scene with Inuit art. Artisan studios, galleries showcase local artists creating stunning pieces. Intricate carvings, beautiful tapestries reflect Inuit culture. Purchase unique art as a memento.

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