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Perimeter Aviation is an airline that operates scheduled flights out of its main base, Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport (YWG) in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. The airline began and started operating in 1960 offering scheduled and charter flights along with medevac services. The airline also has a two other secondary hub which is based out of Sioux Lookout Airport (YXL) and Thompson Airport (YTH).

The airline currently flies to 23 destinations from its base in Winnipeg to two cities in Canada, Manitoba and Ontario. , the airline became the third airline to start weekly passenger operations at the Paine Field airport in Snohomish County within the state of Washington D.C.

The airline in total has a fleet of 46 turboprop aircraft ranging from all from De Havilland Dash-8, Fairchild, Swearingen that can in total carry 1,000 passengers at one time.

Baggage Policy

The airline's baggage includes all bags, carry-ons, laptop bags, purses and other items. All baggage must be weighed.

Carry-on Baggage

Passengers travelling on the airline are permitted to take a maximum of two pieces of carry-on baggage which must not go in excess of 18kg of baggage per person and not exceed 40cm x 33cm x 20cm.

Checked Baggage

Perimeter Aviation passengers are allowed to take 27kg of baggage per person and not exceed 228 linear centimetres (length + width + height). A maximum of four pieces is permitted as checked baggage. Any excess baggage in weight or number will be charged at the current excess baggage rate.

Cabin Classes

The airline mainly operates small flights and there is only one cabin class that is provided on the aircraft and that is the basic economy class. The airline offers you amenities such as the one free checked piece of baggage and the option of choosing your seat.


Seats are positioned in a 2 x 2 placement depending on the aircraft, ensuring that each passenger will sit by either a window or an aisle.


Perimeter Aviation passengers must check in at the airport since the airline doesn't require online check in.

Online Check-in

Online check-in before your flight isn't required when travelling with the airline.

Airport Check-in

Once passengers arrive at the airport terminal, they'll need to hand in their boarding pass and the airline will take care of their luggage. It would take a few minutes to get checked in. The airline recommends passengers to arrive at the airport at least 1-2 hours before their scheduled departure time. Airport check-in deadline depends on the airport and it's important to check this before heading to the airport.

Airline Alliance

Perimeter Aviation isn't currently part of any airline alliance.

Frequent Flyer Program

The airline doesn't currently have a frequent flyer program.

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Destinations that Perimeter Aviation flies to

As of January 2021, the airline has scheduled flights to the 23 destinations in Manitoba and Ontario within Canada. These destinations include Brochet, Cross Lake, Gods Lake Narrows, Winnepeg, Sioux Lookout, Sandy Lake First Nation and among others. If you're looking to fly within Canada, our guide todomestic flights within Canadaoffers lots of helpful information.

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Hub Airport

Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport

Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport (YWG) is an international airport situated in Winnipeg, within the province of Manitoba in Canada. The airport serves over 4.4 million passengers a year. The airport is located in the 9km west of Winnipeg. It's the 7th busiest airport in Canada by passenger traffic and the 11th busiest airport by aircraft movements.

The 13 airlines that fly to and from Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport (YWG) including Air CanadaCalm AirDelta Air Lines, Perimeter Aviation, Keewatin Air, United AirlinesWestJet and more.


As of January 2021, the airline operates a fleet of 46 aircraft:

  • 9 x De Havilland Canada Dash 8 (50 passengers per aircraft)
  • 22 x Fairchild Metro III (19 passengers per aircraft)
  • 14 x Swearingen Metro III (9 passengers per aircraft)
  • 1 x Swearingen Merlin (6 passengers per aircraft)