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About Winnipeg Richardson International Airport

Winnipeg, USA

About Winnipeg Airport

Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport (IATA code: YWG), or 'Winnipeg Airport', is an international airport located in Winnipeg, Manitoba, in Canada.

Winnipeg Airport is the only commercial international airport within the province of Manitoba. It is also a key gateway to surrounding provinces and territories, including Saskatchewan and Nunavut.

The airport is a hub for airlines Calm Air, Perimeter Airlines, and Flair Airlines. It is also acts as a focus city for WestJet. Direct flights operate daily to destinations across Canada and to the United States, Mexico, and the Caribbean. There are also summer seasonal flights to the United Kingdom.

Did you know? Winnipeg was the first airport in Canada to be LEED-certified for its environmentally friendly design and operation.


Facilities Include:

  • WiFi: Available for free
  • Shopping: A small number of shops available for buying gifts and holiday essentials. Duty free shopping available Airside.
  • Eating: A number of cafes and eating options available both Airside and Landside
  • ATMs: Available
  • Baby care: Change facilities available throughout the terminal
  • Children's Play Area: Arrivals Level, Landside
  • Currency Exchange: Landside, Arrivals
  • Mobile Charging: Charging sockets available
  • Other: Luggage storage and lockers, hotel information points, information booth, pet services, smoking areas, payphones

Lounges Include:

  • Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge: Domestic/International departures, Airside. Services and facilities include drinks (including alcoholic), newspapers/magazines, quiet zones, snacks, TV, WiFi, workstations, and printing facilities
  • Plaza Premium Lounge: Domestic/International departures, Airside. Services and facilities include drinks (including alcoholic), newspapers/magazines, food, TV, WiFi, and flight monitors. Telephones and faxing facilities available for a fee.


The airport has two runways. The first, 13/31, is 8,701 meters long (2,652 feet) and the second runway, 18/36, is 11,000 meters long (3,353 feet).


ORK consists of a small and recently-built main terminal building, along with a very small second terminal that caters exclusively to the airport's regional carrier, Perimeter Avia. The design of the terminal was inspired by the city's landscape and the natural environment.

  • Ground Level: This is the Arrivals level. Find ground transportation services.
  • Second Level: This is the Departures level. Find the boarding gates. Gate 2 and 3 serve U.S. flights, gates 4, 5 and 6 serve international flights, and all the other gates, 7 to 12, handle domestic flights.
  • Third Level: On the third level you will find an observation lounge.

Airlines that fly to Winnipeg Airport

Air Canada, Air Canada Express, Air Transat, Bearskin Airlines, Calm Air, Delta Air Lines, Delta Connection, First Air, Flair Airlines, Perimeter Aviation, Sunwing Airlines, United Express, Wasaya Airways, WestJet, WestJet Encore

How to get to Winnipeg Airport

By Bus

Winnipeg Transit bus routes 15 and 20 operate to/from the airport.

By Taxi

Metered Unicity taxis are available outside the airport terminal.

By Car Hire

A numner of car rental agencies have on-site facilities and are based on the main level of the 4-level Parkade. Car rental agencies include Avis, Budget, Payless, Enterprise, Hertz, National, and Alamo.

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