Your Complete Guide to Winnipeg Airport

YWG is the 3 letter AATA code for Winnipeg Airport. Winnipeg Airport is officially named James Armstrong Richardson International Airport To help you in your arrival or departure from the Winnipeg airport you can enter the following GPS details – 49.91000, -97.24000 into your Smartphone or in-car GPS system to help you get directions from James Armstrong Richardson International Airport airport.

Below is a sample of routes flight times and Airlines that fly from James Armstrong Richardson International Airport.

DestinationWeekly FlightsDistance
Toronto (YYZ)841,504 Km (935 Miles)
Calgary (YYC)661,191 Km (740 Miles)
Richmond Vancouver (YVR)351,864 Km (1,158 Miles)
Edmonton (YEG)311,187 Km (737 Miles)
Minneapolis St Paul (MSP)26635 Km (395 Miles)
Ottawa Macdonald Cartier (YOW)201,688 Km (1,049 Miles)
Rankin Inlet (YRT)171,468 Km (912 Miles)
Thompson (YTH)16656 Km (408 Miles)
Montreal (YUL)141,818 Km (1,130 Miles)
Red Lake (YRL)14274 Km (170 Miles)

Some of the busiest airlines that fly from Winnipeg Airport are WestJet, Air Canada and Delta Air Lines between them they cover 30 of the total destination of 57. The busiest which is WestJet covers a total of 164 flights per week out of Winnipeg Airport and goes to 15 destinations. WestJet covers 14% of all outbound traffic movements out of James Armstrong Richardson International Airport Airport. WestJet airline offers flights to Calgary International Airport, Lester B. Pearson International, Minneapolis - St. Paul International, Edmonton International, Vancouver International and Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International among others.

You can see below a selection of nonstop flights covered from Winnipeg Airport with approximate times

AirlinerDestinationFlight Time (Est)
WestJetCalgary (YYC)2 hours 13 minutes
WestJetToronto (YYZ)2 hours 35 minutes
WestJetMinneapolis St Paul (MSP)1 hour 34 minutes
WestJetEdmonton (YEG)2 hours 12 minutes
WestJetRichmond Vancouver (YVR)3 hours
WestJetOttawa Macdonald Cartier (YOW)2 hours 48 minutes

When arriving in Winnipeg Airport you may want to rent a car and you can find a selection of the major car hire companies in the Arrivals hall or nearby. Make sure that you have an up to date credit card when hiring your vehicle at Winnipeg Airport. For your FREE Winnipeg Car Hire quote please follow the link.