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)661,504 Km (935 Miles)
Calgary (YYC)561,191 Km (740 Miles)
Richmond Vancouver (YVR)341,864 Km (1,158 Miles)
Edmonton (YEG)301,187 Km (737 Miles)
Minneapolis St Paul (MSP)27635 Km (395 Miles)
Ottawa Macdonald Cartier (YOW)171,688 Km (1,049 Miles)
Red Lake (YRL)17274 Km (170 Miles)
Thunder Bay (YQT)14600 Km (373 Miles)
Thompson (YTH)14656 Km (408 Miles)
Saskatoon (YXE)13706 Km (438 Miles)

Some of the busiest airlines that fly from Winnipeg Airport are WestJet, Air Canada and Jazz Air between them they cover 28 of the total destination of 59. The busiest which is WestJet covers a total of 97 flights per week out of Winnipeg Airport and goes to 15 destinations. WestJet covers 21% 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, Vancouver International, Edmonton International, Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International and Thunder Bay 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
WestJetRichmond Vancouver (YVR)3 hours
WestJetEdmonton (YEG)2 hours 12 minutes
WestJetOttawa Macdonald Cartier (YOW)2 hours 48 minutes
WestJetThunder Bay (YQT)1 hour 31 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.